Island Magic Resort

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Overview of Island Magic Resort

Island Magic Resort

4-star property
Mele beachfront hotel with outdoor pool and restaurant

9.0/10 Superb

58 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Kitchen
Devils Point Road, Mele Bay, Port Vila, Mele, Efate
Main amenities
  • Weekly housekeeping
  • On the beach
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free use of bicycles
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Babysitting
  • Airport shuttle
  • Area shuttle
For families
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • 2 bedrooms
  • Kitchen
  • Second bathroom
  • Television

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About this area

What's nearby

  • On the beach

Getting around

  • Port Vila (VLI-Bauerfield) - 17 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

About this property

Island Magic Resort

4-star hotel by the ocean
Take advantage of free continental breakfast, a roundtrip airport shuttle, and a terrace at Island Magic Resort. With a black sand beach, sun loungers, and beach umbrellas, this hotel is the perfect place to soak up some sun. Enjoy onsite activities like snorkeling and beach volleyball. Free in-room WiFi is available to all guests, along with a coffee shop/cafe and a garden.
You'll also find perks like:
  • An outdoor pool with sun loungers and pool umbrellas
  • Free self parking and extended parking
  • Free bicycle rentals, an area shuttle, and an area shuttle
  • Wedding services, a front desk safe, and tour/ticket assistance
  • Guest reviews say good things about the dining options and quiet location
Room features
All guestrooms at Island Magic Resort have perks such as premium bedding, in addition to amenities like free WiFi and safes. Guests reviews speak well of the spacious rooms at the property.
More conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Tempur-Pedic beds, rollaway/extra beds (surcharge), and free cribs/infant beds
  • Showers, free toiletries, and hair dryers
  • 32-inch flat-screen TVs with satellite channels and DVD players
  • Kitchens, full-sized refrigerators/freezers, and microwaves


Dutch, English, French, German

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays

Safety measures

Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 17 rooms
  • Arranged over 1 level


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - anytime
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • Babysitting*


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Free onsite extended parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site


  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*


  • Area shuttle*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas
  • No stag/bachelor or hen/bachelorette parties

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast each morning 8:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Barbecue grills

Traveling with children

  • Babysitting (surcharge)

What to do

  • On the beach
  • Beach volleyball
  • Snorkeling
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Umbrellas
  • Free bicycle rentals
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas


  • 20 buildings/towers
  • Built in 2009
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • An outdoor pool


  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • DVD player
  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Washing machine

Sleep well

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Premium bedding
  • Tempur-Pedic mattress
  • Free crib/infant bed
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)

Freshen up

  • 2 bathrooms
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Toaster
  • Cookware, dishes, and utensils


  • Weekly housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • Resort fee: VUV 200 per accommodation, per night

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of VUV 1500 per person (one way)
  • Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Children & extra beds

  • Babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Rollaway beds are available for VUV 3000.0 per day
  • Airport shuttle for children between the ages of 2 and 12 costs VUV 1200.00 (one way)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.


This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Island Magic Mele
Island Magic Resort
Island Magic Resort Mele
Island Magic Resort Mele
Island Magic Resort Hotel
Island Magic Resort Hotel Mele

Frequently asked questions

Does Island Magic Resort offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Island Magic Resort does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Island Magic Resort?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Island Magic Resort?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Island Magic Resort?
Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Island Magic Resort?
Yes, there's free self and extended parking.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Island Magic Resort?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is VUV 1500 per person one way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Island Magic Resort?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 11 AM.
What is there to do at Island Magic Resort and nearby?
Have fun with onsite activities like snorkeling, volleyball, and cycling. Additional recreation nearby includes ecotours. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the hotel's other amenities, which include a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Island Magic Resort?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Le Fournil De Vila (6 mi), Harbour View (6.1 mi), and Reefers Restaurant & Rum Bar (6.3 mi).
Does Island Magic Resort have self-catered rooms fitted with kitchens or kitchenettes?
Yes, a kitchen is available in every room, and also includes a coffee maker, a toaster, and cookware.
What's the area around Island Magic Resort like?
Island Magic Resort is located on the waterfront, a short 1-minute walk from Wet N Wild Zorbing. Travelers recommend the hotel for its quiet location.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

8/10 Very Good

Beautiful bungalows and friendly staff. Had a great time
Rob, 10-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Rubia, 2-night trip
Verified guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Jerry was fantastic. Catered for our gluten free requirements. Booked us tours. Very private and discrete. Room was quite big. Cooking facility was great. We enjoyed the environment. Great place to swim snorkel and stay.
6-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Populous location and could not have been more restful
8-night trip
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4/10 Fair

No joy
Vanuatu is a poor country and sure, these bungalows are luxury, be it a bit run down. However, hospitality does not cost anything, and the way this place is run is unwelcoming and cheap. It has a negative and cold atmosphere. It did not spark joy.
7-night trip
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6/10 Good

Very mixed feelings about this 'Resort'... Upon arrival, it was not what I expected based on photographs and the description on Expedia. Photos were very misleading and cleverly done to hide the fact that the resort is not on an accessible beachfront, the only way into the water is down a ladder off a jetty - as the waterfront is untraversable rocks. You have to walk 25-30 minutes up the road to get to an accessible/sand beach area. The swimming pool is very small compared to the size it appears to be in the photographs. We were not aware that the only dining option is the one small restaurant on the resort. The next closest restaurant is 30 min walk away. However, the evening meals we had there were always very nice and of good quality. The same can not be said for the 'complimentary' breakfast. It was nice to be away from Port Vila - by the water. It is quiet and peaceful. The downside of this placement means you have to arrange a bus or taxi every time you want to go on a trip or leave the resort. Management will do this for you, but it obviously costs every time - and we didn't find it cheap. The bungalow was spacious and well equipped if you wanted to cook for yourself - but a trip to get food meant a bus or taxi ride. Based on the facilities on this property I think the word 'resort' is a bit misleading. it is a collection of 16 or so bungalows, in pleasant gardens with one small restaurant and a small swimming pool.
8-night family trip
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8/10 Very Good

7-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Fantastic bungalows in a beautiful location. Suggest hiring a rental vehicle to get to and from.
5-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very Good

Boutique self contained resort on reef waterfront
Comfortable and spacious self catering 2 bedroom bungalow on the water. All staff friendly and as it is a small resort everyone gets to know each other (staff and guests) Good snorkelling right out the front and great restaurant on site. No sandy beach if that’s what you want, but didn’t bother us. 400vt pp each way to town from resort
Robyn, 4-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great spot to stay. Quiet area, great landing by the water where we had 5 o’clock drinks with other residents a few times. Well managed with plenty of help, quality meals at the restaurant, incredibly comfortable villas with large rooms, kitchen and balcony. Very friendly environment. 20 mins out of Port Vila. Thoroughly enjoyed our 7 day stay. Easy Bbus access from the villas to anywhere
7-night romance trip
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