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Quality local Vanuatu products

I had been following Pandanus Vanuatu on Facebook before I had left so I was familiar with a lot of... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Patty B
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Brisbane
Best shop for local souvenirs

Such a sweet shop with a great range of locally produced goods, I love it that so many of the items... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2017
495katie
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Queenstown, New Zealand
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Small retail store specializing in gifts from Vanuatu. We have original T-shirts, jewelry, art and more
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Shop 3, Pacific House, Lini Highway, Port Vila, Efate 0000, Vanuatu
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

I had been following Pandanus Vanuatu on Facebook before I had left so I was familiar with a lot of their products. I made a conscious decision to buy locally made souvenirs, and wasn't disappointed. Delinda and Nicky were welcoming and helpful, and were happy...More

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LeMalo, Owner at Pandanus Vanuatu Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks so much Patty B for the review. It means a lot to us!

Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Visited Pandanus as I had been trying to purchase some local souveniers - was very disappointed that only items were soaps and body lotions and some t- shirts. Enquired from the lovely salesgirls regarding souveniers, they directed us to a Chinese shop! I did not...More

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LeMalo, Owner at Pandanus Vanuatu Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Hi EEDC2014, Thanks for your feedback. In Vanuatu we speak multiple languages. The word 'souvenir' here often refers to a plastic item with "Vanuatu" written on it. Like for example made in China key rings, or hats mass produced overseas - and yes we don't...More

Reviewed 8 February 2017

Such a sweet shop with a great range of locally produced goods, I love it that so many of the items are made by locals or by local businesses and artists and are of such good quality. There is a great gift selection in this...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

This tiny Boutique is a must see when in Port Vila, their stock is probably about 70% local. We went back twice for gifts, their stock is right "on trend" and so pretty. They do lovely local prints onto good quality tshirts, I bought a...More

3  Thank sammytina
Reviewed 3 August 2016

First off, I have to say that this store was a gem in all the "souvenir" shops along the main road in Port Vila. It has unique, interesting, and well designed goods for purchase. I liked a lot of items that I considered purchasing as...More

2  Thank das404ga
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Ok, you won't find 1$/pc items here. It's a cute designer boutique, upmarket and so - no cheap souvenirs, no Chinese fairs. And so no post-shopping regrets! In Pandanus you find things that you'll actually wear, use and display when back home. Pretty, stylish, modern,...More

3  Thank bellaganger
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Visited at the start of Feb on a cruise. It was refreshing to find this little store with more up market and meaningful wares that I could take home as souvenirs. When traveling I always like the idea of purchasing a souvenir made in the...More

3  Thank Thiscomakiss
Reviewed 6 October 2015

This is one of the few little shops in Port Vila where you can buy some nice, contemporary gifts and souvenirs. They have two shops - one in Port Vila township and an outlet in the Market on the road from the Cruise Ship Port....More

2  Thank traveljwell
Reviewed 5 April 2015

Well designed, trendy, island style gifts, art and clothing. Prices a bit higher than the average souvenir shop but then you are buying things here that are quite different to the 'average souvenir' shop.

1  Thank CilliA
Reviewed 20 July 2014

This is a little shop packed with a lot of great stuff. If you are tired of the 'sameness' of the other shops in Vanuatu and are wanting to find some authentic local pieces to take home then I would recommend you visit Pandanus. In...More

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JASUMMER
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Response from LeMalo | Property representative |
Hi, we're in down town port vila. That's about 2.5 kms from where the ship is. We're right next to ANZ bank. In general you can pay in most places in AUD or local currency. In many shops you get better rate in Vatu than in... More
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Johno S
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Hi, We have tea towels, art, carvings, bags, books, jewellery and more. 60% of what we sell is made in Vanuatu.
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