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MICEBTN - May-June • Page 35 VANUATU Ratua Island Ever dreamed of your very own tropical island? Discover the private paradise of Ratua Island Resort & Spa, a haven for intimate celebrations. In pursuit of happiness? Located just south of Vanuatu’s Espiritu Santo and radiating a relaxed Pacifi c charm, the enchanting Ratua Island is available exclusively for up to 38 lucky guests. Embrace island time and enjoy perfect barefoot sunsets kissed by the breezes of the South Pacifi c at this very special escape, just 2.5 hours from Brisbane. Set amongst 146 acres of lush tropical gardens, coconut plantations, private beaches, lagoons and coral reefs, Ratua is a magical little isle. Enjoy attentive service, a stay in a 200-year-old teak beachfront villa, pampering at the overwater The Coral Reef Spa, and entry to the island’s yacht club while still having easy access to all of the cultural and natural wonders at your doorstep, like swimming with the horses and paddle boarding with the protected lagoon turtles. Dining is a highlight here and is focused on the area’s superb organic produce. Ingredients come directly from the Ratua Island gardens, local island markets, and from within a 10-kilometre radius of the island. You will be assured a warm Vanuatu welcome from the local island staff , whose dazzling smiles are legendary, and your stay will even help support the development of the local Ni-Vanuatu community through the Ratua Foundation. WEDDINGS ON RATUA ISLAND: Be it a dream destination wedding with all the adornments or simply a lovers’ blessing or vow renewal, Ratua’s experienced team will orchestrate every detail – from planning your romantic ceremony and delicious reception dining to sourcing tropical fl owers and booking pre-wedding spa indulgences. If you book the island exclusively, your package comes with a range of extras including: daily breakfast, barbecue buff et lunch and three-course dinner, spa massages, airport transfers, resort-based activities, and much more. Ask about a Love Story package designed just for you.