is a community guest house on west Ambrym at Baiap village
('by-ap'). It's a friendly place and hot springs are the local
attraction. Volcano treks can also be arranged here (via
most villages in Vanuatu, Baiap is quite traditional and
best suited to culturally-minded visitors. There are separate
swimming areas for male and females and this should be considered
to Zarah Heyworth, the first guest, for providing us the
Bulevak charges 1500 to 2000 Vatu per person, per night,
including three meals. Exchange
they now have mobile phones in Baiap but we don't know their
numbers. One number you can try is 48995 (Baiap community
Bulevak Guesthouse has three bungalows.
are from buckets and the guest house has a simple pit toilet.
at Bulevak is simple but plentiful, including cabbage, kumala,
pumpkin and taro.
Suggestions and Transport
Baiap village has a medical dispensary, a community telephone
and a store.
easy to get a truck ride to Baiap from the Craig Cove airport,
even without booking, as there will be many trucks heading
this way, along the coast.
surveyed: November 2005 by Zarah.
Last updated: April 2009 by Stephen.