Paama is an island of the southwest Pacific New Hebrides and part of the island republic of Vanuatu. She is one of the three main islands of the province Malampa. Today about 2,000 people live in an area of ​​32 km ².

Paama is like most islands of the New Hebrides volcanic origin. The densely forested island is nine kilometers long, almost 4 kilometers wide and up to 187 meters high. It is located halfway between the islands of Ambrym in the north and in the south Épi. Seven kilometers east of Paama lies the uninhabited island Lopevi.

Paamas capital Liro is located on the northwest coast. Nearby is also a difficult to flying start and landing strip for small planes is present, which is located directly between the coast and a steep hill.