Still haven’t bought Christmas presents yet? With only four sleeps to go, here is Sista’s ultimate Christmas gift guide.

Art work by the late Diana Tam on Pango road. Discounted products include hand painted fabrics, linen, paintings, postcards, bags, jewellery and clothes.



Trendy and tropical selection of purses at Etam. Located in front of Fung Kuei in downtown Port Vila. Call 27547 for more information. 



An artistic and fun gift for Christmas! Olsem Wanem funky T-shirts for 2500vt at the Fondation Suzanne Bastien gallery on Pango Road.


Looking for something unique? Portraits, garments, facial towels and colorful flower tyre pots (3500vt) are available at Kulukul Designs. Call 734 0989 for more information.



Awis Artist prints available at Pandanus Vanuatu for 5000vt. Pandanus also stocks a wide range gifts including ewelry, local art, souvenirs, scarves, shirts, cushions and tea towels. Located between Westpac & ANZ bank in downtown Port Vila.


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Pick up a unique painting at the Michoutouchkine & Pilioko Foundation Art Gallery on Pango Road. 

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Sandrine Shaw custom made fine and costume jewellery. Check out her Facebook page to find out locations.


Activ Association located at Second Lagoon has everything you are looking for from fabric jewellery, recycled jewellery, laptop covers, carvings, paintings, bags, fans, hats, chocolate, food products and much more. There is something for everybody!



Know someone who smokes? Encourage them to bring in the new year with The Kava Emporium’s wide selection of vapes. Located in downtown Port Vila opposite The Sound Centre.


Organic Paradise offers tailored and ready made gift packs filled with locally made products including chocolate, honey, noni, kava, vanilla, nuts, coffee, cocoa, beauty products and more! Located at Chantilly’s on the Bay.



Drop into Volcanic Earth, Numbratri in Port Vila and purchase beautifully wrapped gifts from soaps, Tamanu and Coconut oils and Facial Care and Volcanic Ash scrubs. Great selection, great discounts.


BUY 2 PURE LINEN DRAWSTRING PANTS, GET 1 FREE at Linda Mackay boutique shop, located in Port Vila two doors down from Digicel Flagship Store. Complimentary Christmas gift wrapping for all purchases.


Perfect gift to put in your Christmas stocking! Only 1000vt for this Tanna Farms soap and lip balm basket, available at Organic Paradise. 


Can’t go wrong with Billabong! Head down to Splash Surf Shop for the latest surf and swim gear, clothing and accessories. Located next to Goodies downtown Port Vila.


The Best of Kranki Korna (2014 – 2016) is available for sale in Jill’s Café opposite the Post Office, at the Island Property offices opposite the Drug Store, at Traverso’s Boucherie in Champagne Estate, and from certain Daily Post paper sellers.

The book costs only Vt1,000 with profits from the sales going to charity. There are a limited number of the previous editions still in print, with any two books available for 500 vatu each. Copies can be ordered by emailing or by phoning 24630 or 7743145.


Don’t forget to pop into the mamma’s markets – there is always a bargain to be found there!

Happy shopping!