Lapita Lodge

Lapita Lodge is owned and operated by a Ni- Vanuatu couple from Santo, their knowledge of the culture and places in Santo is an added bonus.

Lapita Lodge is quiet yet in the Centre of town and very safe and secure.

Meals (including breakfast) are available for guests on request. All meals served are locally based for guests to experience local Vanuatu cuisine. 
Enjoy an outdoor BBQ, or try Kava at the Kava Nakamal provided.

Our staff go out of their way to look after the guests with our special Santo hospitality.

Shops, banks, kava bars and restaurants are 5 minutes’ walk from the accommodation.

We can organize tours for our guests as we know Santo best with our family members owning tour companies.

The owners also have a catering business, Lapita Café Limited, in Port Vila. They specialise in local nutritious foods, and will be delighted to introduce you to some tasty treats available in our reception shop.

Services & Facilities

Lapita Lodge has fully equipped apartments, with shared facilities, for up to 22 people. Our setup is ideal for self-catering, perfect for long-term travelers and making travel more affordable for families. Laundry services are also available for guests on request. 

Groups, Meetings & Catering

Group bookings enjoy BBQ’s with facilities provided.
Group bookings can also request traditional bunia or laplap which our staff can prepare and serve to our guests to end their stay with us at a very reasonable price.

Lapita Lodge has also facilities for small group meetings which can comfortably seat 12 to 25 people. It also has a kitchen where it provides catering services for small group meetings, individual guests, and Traditional Island Feasts for visitors and tourists who wants to taste and experience traditional Vanuatu cuisine.


If cancelled or modified, the following charges will be applied:

  • up to 30 days before the date of arrival a full refund will be given,
  • up to 14 days before the date of arrival, 50 % of the total amount of the reservation will be charged,
  • ln case of no-show, the total amount of the booking will be charged.

Highlights of Lapita Lodge

  • Centre of Luganville Town
  • Locally owned and operated
  • Conference and Meeting facilities
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Option of fully self-contained or shared facilities