4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

Karibu, which means “Welcome” in Swahili, is situated at Angelfish Cove and is just 12-15 minutes from Port Vila township.  With 3 acres of lush landscaped gardens and 100 metres of private beach you will find yourself in your own piece of paradise when holidaying at Karibu. Luxury Self Contained Vanuatu Accommodation.

This home, with many ideas borrowed from Kenyan coastal architecture is unique in the Pacific.  All the carved wooden doors originated in Zambia and the wooden shutters for the many windows were made in Vanuatu.  Whilst dimensions are truly over-sized, the verandah is where you will spend most of your time.  With inviting day beds, outdoor lounges, and an

8 seater dining table and being only 30 metres from the beach this truly fits the description of  relaxation.

Each of the three bedrooms with a comfortable king-size 4-poster bed, an en-suite, and overhead fan has amazing views to the water.  A fourth bedroom, also with an en-suite, can sleep 3 extra guests. (best suited to teenagers)

The spotless stainless steel kitchen is very well equipped and the walk-in pantry has a drinks fridge, deep freeze and microwave.

A designated fire pit on the beach is a great place to chill and watch the sunsets and the occasional cruise ship leaving the harbour. Two beachside restaurants are within walking distance from the house.

A’ swimming pool’ has been dug into the reef for when the tide is out and great snorkeling is an easy swim out to the edge of the reef when the tide is higher.   

Included in the tariff is :

  1. the friendly, full time gardener – Dudley. 

  2. the capable house cleaner, Yvanna for three days a week or longer by arrangement and at cost to guests of VUV2000 per day

Bedding Configuration

Upstairs Bed 1 – 1 King, ensuite

Bed 2 – 1 King, ensuite

Bed 3 – 1 King, ensuite

Bed 4 - The Boathouse - 1 Queen, 1 Single with private bathroom - Best suited to teenagers

Cot Available

Amenities Included

TV, DVD, Free WIFI, Washing machine and Dryer, Coffee Pod Machine, Microwave, BBQ, 2 SUP’ Boards, Kayaks, Cot, High Chair and stroller.

Beach Pool

All Toweling and linen

Guests are advised to bring their own coffee pods. but can be purchased in town


Children welcome, Pets not allowed, Smoking allowed outside, Credit cards accepted, Accessible 24/7,

Friendly, full time gardener – Dudley. 

Capable house cleaner, Yvanna for three days a week or longer by arrangement and at cost to guests of VUV2000 per day

Check-in 1400 or at a convenient time by arrangement

Checkout 1100 or at a convenient time by arrangement


Pango Peninsula 6km from Port Villa - see map

Dining Out​​​​​

A short walk to Paradise Cove Resort Restaurant - open daily for breakfast lunch and dinner


VLHH provides meet and greet services at the airport and can arrange transfers to the villa. Our driver can stop en route to enable you to stock up on groceries and drinks for your stay.

There are buses and taxis readily available in the Pango area. 

Should you be considering hiring a car then we suggest checking one of the following reliable suppliers:



World Car Rentals

Download Karibu Info PDF


All rates are in $AUD.


Book for 5 nights and pay only $700/night !

Book for 7 nights or more and pay only $650/night !

Valid for bookings 4-19 April 2020

Guest Comments

Karibu is a truly luxurious property set on a very large site with a wonderful waterfront right outside the back verandah where you can swim, snorkel, watch the boats go by and see the sun set. We had a week at Karibu and absolutely loved it, the bedrooms are huge, as is the lounge, and all with beautiful furniture. Karibu is close to some great waterfront restaurants and reasonably close to Port Vila. Walking from the back door straight onto the beach to cool off was a real treat. One night we sat around a bonfire on the beach after watching the sun set, very idyllic. We’ll definitely be back again and highly recommend Karibu to anyone looking for a luxury stay.

Climber - May 2019

Karibu is an amazing majestic and private property. We had 3 generations of family there and everyone had a ball snorkeling, paddling, swimming and walking around the area. A highlights were: - the coral reef right off the beach -BBQing and eating on the massive back veranda overlooking the beach at sunset - G&Ts at sunset - huge bedrooms and living areas We would recommend it to anyone

Michael - April 2019

It was fantastic staying there, thank you for looking after us - we'll be back for sure!

Bruce & Family - December 2018

Such a beautiful holiday in an amazing place.  We celebrated three birthdays during our nine days here, including our daughter’s 21st.  Everything about the house is perfect, with the African touches reminding us of home.  The reef is amazing; we didn’t really move for the whole nine days other than a couple of grocery runs and a trip to the Blue Lagoon.  Thank you for sharing your beautiful home with us. 

The Stone and Murphy families - December 2017

Thank you to you and your family for allowing our family to experience this special place.  It feels like it was built with love and feels like it is often filled with love.  I hope we have done it justice!

Roach family - July 2017

What a beautiful place to experience the wonders of Vanuatu.  Thank you for the opportunity to leave our world behind and immerse ourselves here.  Our only complaint is that we could not stay longer!!

Adams family - June 2017

What a lovely home to spend time with family and friends.  The reef is so beautiful.  Thanks for the use of all the boards - we had a ball everyday on the water.  We are in most nights as the kitchen is lovely to cook family meals.  We hired a car and drove around the Island … left hand drive and lots of busses pulling out and stopping!  The Blue Lagoon was fun.  Lots of markets and beaches.  The fishing was amazing and caught some fish and brought fillets home to cook. Yum!  We could have stayed longer.  We do hope to come back sometime, but if we don’t we will have wonderful memories of this stunning place.

Lamb family September 2017

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