Vanuatu Breakas Beach Resort

Updated: July 19, 2018

Breakas Beach Resort – Party-vibe and perfect beach, but adults only.

Instantly likeable and welcoming, Breakas is the consummate tropical packaged-tour delight – but strictly child-free. Fronting a breezy bay of breakers (waves), the exquisite farés (bungalows) with thatched conical roofs and dark-wooden shutters are separate, secluded and accessible along a sandy path. Most are hidden behind dense pepper and pandanus trees, while a lucky few directly face the scenic cove. All contain an extra single bed, sizable balcony and enchanting bathroom made of stones. But note: the farés only have overhead fans (i.e. no air-conditioning). The broad beach is snow-white, the waters are calm, and the Infinity-style pool sparkles, but is always busy.

Breakas Beach Resort – The Basics

  • Location: On the main road at Pango village through Pango Peninsula, on the main island of Efate. About 10 minutes from downtown Port Vila by minibus, and another 10 minutes from the airport.
  • Guests: A definite young-person vibe, so perhaps not ideal for older guests. And this is adults only, with children not welcome.
  • Beach: Long, wide and white, with calm waters perfect for swimming and kayaking.
  • Views: About one quarter of the bungalows directly face the beach, but most overlook the gardens.
  • Wi-Fi Internet: Available for free throughout the hotel.
  • Parking: Enough free and secure parking spots at the entrance.
  • Phone: (678) 25844
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Website: https://www.breakas.com/
  • How to Book: Booking.com will have the best rates. Use the website specific to your language, currency, and home-country for easiest use: UKUSAFrançaisDeutschNederlands.

Breakas Beach Resort – Amenities

  • Pool: The lovely pool is alongside the bar/restaurant and faces the beach. It is however, always busy and noisy.
  • Spa: The spa offers a wider-than-normal array of massages, but little else.
  • Fitness Center: None.
  • Private Pools/Jacuzzis: Not expected or provided at this sort of beachfront resort.
  • Activities: Daily events offered include cooking classes and tours to local attractions. Snorkelling, diving and surfing trips can also be arranged.

Breakas Beach Resort – Food and Drink

  • Restaurant: Spread alongside the pool and extending to the beach with tables on the sand, the Breakas Bar & Restaurant has a lovable tropical ambience and imaginative menu with Pacific flavours.
  • Bar: The extended wine and cocktail list at the stylish Salt Bar attracts visitors from the across the island. Alongside the pool, under a high thatched roof and with a stone counter, it also serves tapas and light snacks.
  • Breakfast: A buffet breakfast is included in the rates.
  • Room Service: Available during restaurant hours, i.e. about 7am to 10pm

Breakas Beach Resort – Rooms

  • Room Types: Tropical Garden Fares (bungalows) and Beach Front Fares.
  • Smoking Rooms: No smoking in the rooms, but permitted elsewhere.
  • Best Room: The Beach Front Farés (bungalows) face the sea, usually with unspoilt views. The ones further from the pool will be far quieter.

Breakas Beach Resort – What’s Nearby?

Restaurants & Bars

    The only place within walking distance (about 10 minutes towards town) is Café Vila (772 8028). This classy bistro between the road and gardens at the Nasama Resort serves tapas and pricey meals in a pleasant open-air setting. Otherwise, it’s easy to jump in a public minibus along the main road and head into Port Vila to try one of these options along the main street:

  • Le Café du Village (27789) – idyllic Mediterranean-style bistro alongside the harbour. For coffee, breakfast and tasty snacks. An interesting changeable menu, with daily specials. 8-minute drive.
  • Au Péché Mignon – French-style deli, patisserie and café. Street-side tables for ice cream, crêpes, baguettes and people-watching. 8-minute drive.
  • Lava Lounge (26671) – remarkably classy for Port Vila. Waterside, with happy hours, trendy DJs, tapas, cocktails and do-it-yourself pizzas. 9-minute drive.
  • Nambawan Café – wonderful waterfront position and pleasingly cheap baguettes, pies and pizzas. Popular for free moonlight movies. 11-minute drive.
  • Jungle Café (22428) – bright-green street-side setting, with excellent meals and free Wi-Fi. Always busy for lunchtime specials. 11-minute drive.
  • Market or Grocery: The village shop opposite the resort entrance provides a reasonable range of basic supplies. Otherwise, stock up when visiting Port Vila.

Local Transport

    Minibuses head into Port Vila every few seconds from just outside the resort entrance.

Breakas Beach Resort – The Hotel

The resort is located in Pango Peninsula.

Breakas is along Pango Peninsula, about 5km from central Port Vila.

The resort has a very welcoming vibe.

The resort is instantly welcoming.

The lovely pool is by the bar and often noisy.

The pool between the bar/restaurant and beach is lovely, but often busy.

The pool has excellent views of the beach and lagoon.

The pool faces the lagoon, which is calm and shallow, while there are breakers (waves) further out.

Breakas Bar & Restaurant has good pool, beach and sea views.

The Breakas Bar & Restaurant spreads out to the pool and as far as the beach.

The Salt Bar is very stylish.

The Salt Bar is stylish, with a high thatched roof and stone counter.

The resort beach is gorgeous.

The resort beach in front is gorgeous, with white sands, calm waters and plenty of shade.

The resort features seating areas and umbrellas on the gorgeous beach.

The beach is lined with umbrellas and dotted with furniture.

The resort beach is gorgeous with lots of lounge chairs and umbrellas.

There is plenty of space for umbrellas along the beach in front of the resort.

The resort features lush and tropical gardens.

The gardens around the resort are lush and tropical.

Traditional bungalows are secluded and private.

Most farés (bungalows) face the gardens, and are secluded and separated.

The resort has a very tropical vibe.

Hammocks, palms and sand ensure a genuine tropical getaway feel.

Few bungalows have excellent sea views.

A few bungalows face the sea, with uninterrupted views.

Tastefully decorated bungalows are airy and bright.

Bungalows are tastefully decorated, with shuttered windows allowing sea breezes.

The spacious bungalows feature tiled floors.

The bungalows are spacious, with a tiled floor and mosquito net (which is not really necessary).

The unusual but attractive bathrooms are made out of stone.

The unusual and attractive bathrooms are made of stone.

Bungalows have balconies with stone walls.

Each bungalow has a balcony behind a stone wall.

Basic supplies can be bought at the shop just outside the resort.

A shop opposite the front entrance of the resort offers a reasonable range of basic supplies.

Café Vila is within walking distance from the resort.

Café Vila, about a 10-minute walk towards town, is in front of the Nasama Resort.

Café Vila serves wide variety of tasty meals.

Café Vila serves a wide range of meals, including breakfast and tapas.

Le Café du Village has a fantastic harbourside location.

Le Café du Village in downtown Port Vila provides a faultless setting facing the harbour.

Nambawan Café is very popular for its location and free movies.

Nambawan Café has an agreeable waterfront position in the capital, and is popular for free moonlight movies.

The souvenir market in Port Vila is a must-visit.

One reason to visit Port Vila is the souvenir market near the Nambawan Café.

Au Péché Mignon downtown is famous for it French-style bakes.

Au Péché Mignon is a cute French-style patisserie and café in the middle of downtown.

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