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Your visit to Hambere Village Stay will be with Venti's family where you will experience daily village life and activities. Venti, his wife and family have been looking after guests in this village stay accommodation since 1996. They enjoy introducing you to their traditional life of fishing, gardening, cooking and customary stories. Your stay can include walks in the bush and paddling local canoes. In the evenings you have the opportunity to join in a local singsong and watch traditional dances.

Venti Maena, his wife Nedi and son Haist have been looking after guests in this village stay accommodation for the past six years. They enjoy introducing visitors to their traditional life of fishing, gardening, cooking and customary stories. Your stay can include walks in the bush and paddling local canoes. In the evenings, you have the opportunity to join in a local singsong and watch traditional dances.

                   Nedi and Venti Maena

Caring for Destination

This accommodation provider has taken action to address one or more issues (whether environmental, social or cultural) which will contribute positively to the long term viability of the destination and hence their site displays a Caring for the destination rating.

Main area of focus in Caring for the Destination:

Environment - conservation and education.

Detailed description of the Caring for the Destination Initiative:

Venti and his family long ago realised their envornment was very special. They have made an effort to keep their region untouched following logging consessions along the Kolombangara coastline . Venti has taken a keen interest in birds and takes guests on walks to observe the endemic and rare species. In this way, Venti nurtures environmental understanding through education. The knowledge that visitors retain from a visit to Hambere Village Stay can become part of a bigger international picture on conservation advocacy.