Great places for vacations: Ease of travel & affordability/availability of choices of actitites are as more important as sights. (1 as the best and 5 the worst)
1) Norfolk Island, Cook Islands, Fiji, Tonga, Vanuatu
2) Samoa, American Samoa, New Caledonia
3) Solomon Islands, Nauru, Kiribati, Tuvalu
4) Wallis & Futuna
5) Port Moresby of Papua New Guinea (PNG is a large country; hence not fair to compare the whole country with tiny Pacific island states): crime situation spoils experiences.
TWC's overall experiences: Based on personal experiences, may be affected by weather, luck & factors that may not affect other people.
1) Norfolk Island, Cook Islands,
2) Tonga, American Samoa, Tuvalu, Kiribati, Fiji
3) Samoa, New Caledonia, Wallis & Futuna, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Nauru
4) Port Moresby of Papua New Guinea