Memorial Resort is a short walk from the
airstrip.There are no villages on Linua Island.
Honeymoon Beach, five minutes walk across the island is
sheltered and secluded. Across the estuary, Loh is a larger island to explore with limestone caves and good views from the top of the hills.
Kamilisa is owned and run by a retired school
teacher couple, Whiteley and Elsie Toa. It's open year round but
only sees about twenty tourists a year. Most visit for the
beaches and the seafood.
friday plane was cancelled due to bad weather and so more
coconut crab, lobster, fresh fish and great hospitality
for another week." Simon, 2009.
Kamilas Resort is 3000 Vatu per person, per night, with meals.
Exchange Rates. No phones.
Kamilisa has four bungalows with a total of six beds. Two
bungalows are doubles and the other two each have a pair of single
beds inside. The bungalows are built of local materials
and have locking doors. Mosquito nets are provided.
is one western style toilet with a water seal (bucket flush)
and one haos
blong swim (bucket showers). Well water is used for washing.
Toilet paper is provided and a bath towel can be supplied
(most people bring one). Kerosene lamps are used for lighting.
Whiteley has a small generator but may not have fuel.
there any other island bungalows in Vanuatu where you can
eat fish, coconut crab and lobster for lunch and dinner
every day? Meals are prepared in a simple local style with
rice and aelan
pumpkin with coconut cream, nalot
breadfruit, cucumber salad, aelan
kabis and fruits (paw-paw
and watermelon). If the stores have flour you can have bread for
breakfast with tea or instant coffee and fruit. Otherwise
you'll get aelan
kaekae like fried lap-lap,
chips or fried banana. A 1000L rainwater tank
supplies drinking water.
Islands are the most tropical in Vanuatu so make sure you use high protection sunscreen. If you like snorkeling, bringing your own kit is an excellent idea.
Whiteley now has a solar panel and inverter, handy for charging your portable electronics.
surveyed: May 2004 by Stephen.
Last updated: October 2014 by Stephen.