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The Best Fiji Resorts To Wash Up On

26 April 2019
Read Time: 4.8 mins

Are you craving an island getaway but have no idea where to land? Dive into a South Pacific escape that’s just right for you with this guide to some of Fiji’s best resorts for romantic getaways, family holidays and everything in between!

Coral Coast

Getting there

The Coral Coast is a 45-minute drive from Nadi International Airport.

The Naviti Resort

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If you’re looking for a no fuss seaside getaway, this beautiful Warwick resort is it. Set amid 38 acres of lush tropical gardens, the waterfront resort has everything from comfortable hotel rooms through to one bedroom villas, all with views onto the magical gardens or the ocean. Kick back with a cocktail at the swim up bar, or taste test Fijian cuisine with both in-resort and nearby restaurant options.

 

Shangri-La’s Fijian Resort and Spa

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If when you think of a South Pacific getaway, you think of a private island resort, then this might just be the place of your dreams. Shangri-La’s Fijian Resort is set on a 109 acre island with stunning white sand beaches and a beautiful natural lagoon. The resort offers the best of both worlds, with the essence of an island escape, but the convenience of being connected to the mainland by a causeway. A stay here can equally be filled with days by the pool and at the spa, then nights dancing to live music at the bar; or you can venture out to explore the cultural riches Fiji has to offer, and discover the Sigatoka Sand Dunes National Park just 10 minutes away.

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InterContinental Golf Resort & Spa

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Situated on world-class Natadola Beach, this luxurious 5-star resort is the epitome of a tropical escape. Make the most of the on-site 18 hole golf course, snorkel among brilliant coral offshore, dine at one of the five onsite restaurants, and indulge in a treatment at the resort spa. What’s more, every one of the resort’s rooms and suites have a Cleopatra bath for the ultimate relaxation.

 

Mamanuca Islands

Getting there

Depending on the resort you choose to stay at, you can reach Mamanuca Islands resorts either via high speed boat or scenic helicopter or seaplane flight. Flights from Nadi International Airport are around 15-30 minutes; and boat rides around 30 minutes, depending on your destination.

Treasure Island Resort

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If when you think of a Fijian holiday, you think of staying in a traditional bure, Treasure Island should be top of your list. Located on a small island in the middle of a marine sanctuary, this easily accessible resort offers 4-star accommodation in modern, Fijian style beachfront and ocean view bures. There is also an impressive number of dining options on the island, from the main Eluvuka Restaurant to teppanyaki, gourmet seafood, a sushi bar and even a romantic sandbar picnic.

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Tokoriki Island Resort

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The epitome of a romantic island retreat, Tokoriki Island is Fiji’s most awarded adults-only island resort. With just 36 freestanding beachfront villas, this boutique resort blends traditional Fijian hospitality with contemporary luxury. Think private outdoor showers, personal pools, chef-made South Pacific and Asian influenced menus, luxury spa treatments, watersports and more.

 

Castaway Island

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In the heart of the Mamanuca Islands, Castaway Island’s 174 acres of tropical rainforest encircled by white sand beaches and coral reefs, provide the ideal South Pacific retreat for the whole family. Genuine, warm Fijian hospitality, stylish bure accommodation and activities for everyone from surfing to massages and everything in between, the whole family will love this place.

 

Denarau Island

Getting there

The easiest of all, Denarau is just 20 minutes' drive from the airport.

Sheraton Denarau Villas

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A part of Denarau’s 5-star resort complex, a stay at the Shertaon Denarau Villas allows access to facilities in the adjacent Sheraton Fiji Resort and the Westin Denarau Island Resort. That means not can families enjoy the exclusive waterfront infinity pool and private villas, but also access to some 14 restaurants and bars, 6 swimming pools, kids facilities and extensive recreational facilities.

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Radisson Blu Resort

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If you were to list everything you want from a beach holiday, Radisson Blu probably has it all. From water sports and fishing to beach activities and golf, island tours and entertainment options, to the Harmony Spa Retreat, lagoon-style swimming pools and even Fiji’s only ‘White Water Tunnel’ slide, the whole family will love this place. When you need some time out from the little ones, there’s a dedicated kids club, and an island full of dining and entertainment options to explore!

 


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Vicki Fletcher

A writer and photographer for Flight Centre, Vicki loves road trips down unknown tracks, hiking into mountain ranges, following locals to the best food in town, and spending long afternoons people watching in city squares. She's written for publications across Australia and Europe. Top travel tip: always look up. Follow Vicki on Instagram @vickijanefletcher.