in Sanma Province, Vanuatu

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-15.517 and 167.233 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -15° 31' 0" and E 167° 14' 0"
Currency and Currency Code:
Vatu - VUV
Spoken languages:
Bislama, English, French
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 08:37 AM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Pacific/Efate
UTC/GMT offset: 11 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:06 am and 5:28 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
15.490 and -12.777 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Vanuatu in Melanesia

Safety Score: 4,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Vanuatu.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Vanuatu. Last Update: 2022-05-17 08:25:36

Delve into Palikulo

Palikulo in Sanma Province is a town located in Vanuatu about 169 mi (or 272 km) north-west of Port Vila, the country's capital town.

Time in Palikulo is now 08:37 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Efate with an UTC offset of 11 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Palikulo. The closest airport in Vanuatu is Santo Pekoa International Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Chief Roi Mata’s Domain in a distance of 86 mi (or 139 km), South-East. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Luganville, Lakatoro, Saratamata, Sola and Port Vila. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Luganvilla Business Hotel and Restaurant

3,6 mi
Boulevard Higginson

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Beachfront Resort, Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu Presented by Stay- Vanuatu

Published: April 03, 2014
Length: 03:42 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Stay-Vanuatu

Beachfront Resort is a tropical setting on 6 acres with 150 metres of absolute waterfront lawns and gardens, for Luganville`s only true beach side resort loc...

Vanuatu Espiritu Santo Real estate - Caillard & Kaddour

Published: March 28, 2010
Length: 08:45 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: vanuatu4you

Looking for a real estate agent you can count on? Caillard & Kaddour has been in Santo for years. An agency you can trust !

Dive SS President Coolidge - Vanuatu, Santo 2008

Published: August 11, 2008
Length: 07:05 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: JoshuaM1970

Dive SS President Coolidge - Vanuatu, Santo 2008. Scuba Dive in Santo, Vanuatu. Deco Stop Lodge and Allan Power Dive.

Jacky's Blue hole Espiritu Santo

Published: August 02, 2009
Length: 30:50 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Testa00

Inland, brilliant blue water hole around 10m deep. Fed from underground spring. Unlimited visibility and curious fish.

Vanuatu Building Mission 2011

Published: September 01, 2011
Length: 07:40 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TyasB

Aussie and Kiwi Christian builders and school dads from St George Christian School hit Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu to build out 3 projects based out of Camp Shining Light.

USS President Coolidge Chain Locker

Published: September 15, 2008
Length: 51:02 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: rby1981

Taking a tour of the chain locker. Video taken by Pete.

TROPICAL ISLAND SKATE PARK - Gala goes on a mission for ScooterPRO

Published: October 02, 2013
Length: 12:53 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Gala TV

It was a tough assignment, I had to take a month off school and go in search of the ideal site for ScooterPRO to build their tropical island skate park. Luckily I found the perfect spot. Stay...

Vanuatu Santo Activities -- Millenium Cave Tours

Published: September 15, 2010
Length: 25:35 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: vanuatu4you

Great adventure & nature tours in a remote part of Santo. Day tours from Luganville.

Vanuatu - Aore island

Published: March 20, 2010
Length: 03:22 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Tropical Sailing Life

Highlights of tourism in Aore island in the Northern province of SANMA in Vanuatu.

Water Dance, Ratua Island (Vanuatu)

Published: April 25, 2014
Length: 52:15 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: michela aldegheri

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

SS President Coolidge

The SS President Coolidge was a luxury ocean liner that was originally built, along with her sister ship the SS President Hoover, for Dollar Steamship Lines. They were the largest merchant ships the US had built up to that time. In 1938, when the Dollar Steamship Lines collapsed, she was transferred to American President Lines. In 1941 she was converted to carrying troops in the South Pacific.

Located at -15.5242, 167.235 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ships built in Virginia, World War II merchant ships of the United States, Calvin Coolidge, 1931 ships, Maritime incidents in 1942, Ships sunk by mines

Santo-Pekoa International Airport

Santo-Pekoa International Airport is an airport in Luganville on Espiritu Santo in Vanuatu. Airports Vanuatu Limited provides aviation services for the airport.

Located at -15.505, 167.22 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airfields of the United States Army Air Forces in the Pacific Ocean theatre of World War II, Airports in Vanuatu, USAAF Air Transport Command Airfields - Pacific

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Palikulo.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Palikoulo, Palikulo