Vaitupu Island is also famous as Tuvalus largest island that incorporates couple of smaller islands and a large central island. It has a total population of somewhere about 1,591 and extends up to 5.6 kms. The dramatic Vaitupu Island brings to light mangroves, a large lagoon, a coral reef and swamps and thus grabs your attention on a massive way. As the island offers tropical climatic so the best time to come here is amid May and Sept and consequently, reduces the risk of encountering cyclones. The main villages which are set up on the unique Vaitupu Island are namely Tumaseu and Asau plus you may also feel trapped amongst the most engaging administrative buildings such as a primary school, a church, and a post office.
People here are mainly occupied in agricultural farming and are great producers of coconuts. Owing to the fact that Vaitupu island has the only secondary school called Motufoua in entire Tuvalu, makes it exceedingly worth-beholding. More to the point, the charming Vaitupu has an elongated reef platform and countless smaller islets. Last but not the least, the prominent English born writer Lewis Wade also lives on the Islet of Temoto in Loto Lagoon, which is a stunning abode to a single family of 13. So, if you want to come here, you can either avail a private boat or the government-operated MV Nivaga II as they depart at irregular intervals from the capital city Funafuti.