has built her two bungalows near the small group of traditional
homes occupied by her extended family, hence the name 'Pialo
Small Kastom Village' ('pee-ah-low'). The 'village' is situated
in the heart of Big Nambas territory, near Tenmaru ('ten-ma-roo')
in northwest Malekula.
offers a chance to experience the daily life of the Big Nambas
people. Activities include the Pialo Big Nambas Kastom Experience
(spirit cave, custom dance, cannibal story, magic stones),
bush walks, local walks to the village or waterfall, swimming
and snorkelling (bring your own gear).
Costs and booking
Accommodation at Pialo Small Kastom Village costs 2000 Vatu
per person, per night including breakfast. The restaurant
serves lunch and dinner from 800 Vatu per person. Exchange
and bookings you may contact the Malampa.travel Call Centre
owned by the Malampa Island Bungalows and Tourism Association
and a "not for profit" service):
Mobile: +678 7748030
Pialo Small Kastom Village has simple accommodation in bungalows
with shared facilities. The restaurant service offers Melanesian
cooking including lap-lap
sor-sor. Lobsters are available.
surveyed: Not done.
Last updated: March 2013 by Stephen.