Welcome to Ratua Private Island Resort

a wild, magical place with authentic people who offer a simple and warm reception in a naturally beautiful environment.

Discover The Land Forgotten by Time

Ratua Private Island Resort is a hidden gem nestled within the stunning archipelago of Vanuatu, offering an unparalleled escape for those seeking a getaway in this pristine region. Spanning 146 acres, the resort is a paradise adorned with lush foliage, private beaches, serene lagoons, and captivating coral reefs, providing an eco-luxe experience that embraces barefoot luxury.

The accommodation options at Ratua Island are enchanting, ensuring a memorable Vanuatu vacation. Guests can immerse themselves in the tranquillity of the surroundings while indulging in the comfort and elegance of the resort. Whether it’s the over-water day spa, the inviting yacht club, or the delightful organic dining experiences, Ratua Private Island Resort offers a range of amenities to elevate your stay.

The resort acts as a perfect haven for relaxation while providing convenient access to the rich cultural heritage and natural marvels that Vanuatu has to offer. Guests can explore the cultural sites, natural wonders, and adventurous activities available in this beautiful part of the world. Ratua Private Island Resort invites visitors to experience a unique blend of luxury, sustainability, and authentic charm, promising an unforgettable stay in Vanuatu. Explore various  Vanuatu accommodation options during your Vanuatu vacation on this idyllic island.

Fish Village

The Fish Village at Ratua Island Resort is a captivating ensemble of three distinct 2-bedroom family villas arranged around a private courtyard, creating a secluded and picturesque setting within easy walking distance to the Yacht Club. Each villa offers comfortable vintage-style accommodations, catering specifically to families or groups.

The Fish Village boasts a captivating feature—an inviting partially over-water lounge. Positioned to provide serene views of calm turquoise waters and the southern tip of Aore island, this spot allows guests to immerse their feet in the crystalline waters, especially during high tide, creating a delightful and relaxing experience. The lounge offers breathtaking sunset views, adding to the charm of this idyllic setting and serves as an excellent location for swimming and snorkelling, providing guests with the chance to interact with the local marine wildlife, you may even catch a glimpse of a sea turtle or dugong.

Buffalo Villa

Ratua is an island which is today quite an exceptional destination for travellers wishing to discover another dimension of living, not only with beaches and sun which are present here but to discover something else.

Buffalo is a Deluxe Beachfront Villa consist of two vintage teak villas complete with rustic furnishings. This beachfront villa gives you spectacular ocean and sunset views, access to lush grounds and a stunning swimming beach.

Bear Villa

The Bear Villa, nestled in the serene South Village positioned farthest from the Yacht Club, creates an idyllic haven for those yearning for seclusion. Situated on your own private beach cove, these villas allow guests to immerse themselves in breathtaking sunsets and the crystal-clear waters of the South Pacific. Catering specifically to couples seeking a more secluded setting, these villas offer a secluded and intimate atmosphere.

These Deluxe Beachfront Villas, comprised of vintage teak villas adorned with rustic furnishings, are perfect for couples seeking a magical and enchanting environment. It features a master bedroom connected via an external patio to a vintage-style bathroom, this villa fosters an ambience of relaxation and romance.

Crocodile Villa

The Crocodile Villa is the fourth villa from the Yacht Club and is part of the West Village group of Villas. This breathtaking villa is one of the favourite abode amongst couples who wish to laze all day on the sun loungers at its private deck overlooking layers of turquoise and cobalt blue waters.  Guests may indulge in amazing sunsets with wine or Vanuatu’s premium beer right on its patio.

The Deluxe Beachfront Villa consists of two vintage teak villas complete with rustic furnishings. The master bedroom is air-conditioned and it is linked by an external patio to the vintage bathroom. Ideal accommodation for a couple that wishes to relax in a timeless environment.

Amazing Experiences at Ratua



Deep Sea Fishing


Blue Hole

Horse Riding

Scuba Diving



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