Accommodations in Fiji with Fabulous Restaurants and Foodie Experiences
Looking for a getaway where you eyes light up with every plate, where you can experience a culture through its cuisine, and try new hands-on foodie experiences? Fiji can certainly provide thanks to its array of resorts, villas and even homestays where food is a core part of their holiday story. So dive into this list of the best accommodation in Fiji for foodies to find your next gastronomic getaway!
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1. Six Senses Fiji
At the resort that specialises in sustainability, health and wellbeing, Six Senses Fiji has a focus on unique dining experiences in the Mamanuca Islands. Enjoy healthy meals, including many vegetarian and vegan options, at their Tovolea restaurant or join in on a cooking class at their cooking school nestled in herb gardens. There’s also the opportunity to visit a Fijian village where you have the opportunity to indulge in an authentic lunch with the villagers. Check out more foodie options in the area in the 10 Best Accommodation in the Mamanuca Islands for Foodies.
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2. Nanuku Auberge Resort
Anyone who is serious about food should head down to the Nanuku Auberge Resort in the Pacific Harbour on Fiji’s mainland. Not only does the five-star resort offer self-catering accommodation to spruce up your own meals and have several restaurants to enjoy, but the activities on offer will get you seeing the real side of Fiji through its food. Experiences include moonlight prawning, crab catching, beekeeping, a Fiji Food Safari, private picnics and much more! Learn more about this resort and its surrounding accommodations in the 10 Best Accommodation on the Pacific Harbour for Foodies.
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3. Savasi Island Resort
For those seeking unique foodie experiences, as well as great eats at a resort restaurant, Savasi Island Resort will serve! The resort on the less-visited island of Vanua Levu offers a range of complimentary food-related activities, including a herbal walking tour, mud crabbing, fishing, cooking classes, coconut demonstrations, a traditional Fijian “Lovo” night and a visit to a local market. It also have several dining experiences around the resort, from the Reef Dining Room to a secluded cavern by the sea. Learn more in the 10 Best Accommodation on Vanua Levu for Foodies.
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4. Nanuya Island Resort
Food is a core part of the experience at the Nanuya Island Resort, which is nestled in the centre of the Yasawa Islands. Unlike many other resorts of the region which stick to set meal plans, Nanuya offers a la carte dining at their Tabau Restaurant giving guests choice for their palette and budget. Many of their ingredients are grown on the resort’s very own plantation, which is also open for tours! Other food-related experiences include a kava ceremony, which is a welcoming ceremony involving drinking a narcotic drink. Learn more about this resort and others in the 10 Things to Do in the Yasawa Islands for Foodies.
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5. The Warwick Fiji
The Warwick Fiji on the mainland’s Coral Coast boasts variety and quality in its restaurants. One night you could be watching the skilled teppanyaki chefs at the Sazanami Restaurant, while the next you could be enjoying fine dining at the adult-only Wicked Walu Restaurant. Stay in their Deluxe Rooms or Suites and you’ll have access to the Warwick Lounge each day for pre-dinner drinks and canapes. Check out more like this in the 10 Best Accommodation on the Coral Coast for Foodies.
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6. Bularangi Villa
Holiday homes and villas make a great option for foodies who want to enjoy some self-catering using local ingredients. One of the best options for this, as well as for taking part in some foodie activities, is the Bularangi Villa on the Suncoast. This three-bedroom home with a private pool overlooking the Pacific Ocean not only has a gorgeous modern kitchen but also has the options of an in-villa chef. What’s more, the chambermaid can give you private cooking lessons in the villa for you to learn how to make Indo-Fijian cuisine. Check out more like this in the 10 Best Accommodation on the Suncoast for Foodies.
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7. Paradise Taveuni
Paradise Taveuni, a fabulous resort on the “Garden Island” of Taveuni, offers a fantastic array of cultural experiences for foodies. See coconut tree climbing demonstrations, go on shopping trips at the local markets, take part in a Lovo burying demonstration, which is a traditional method of food cooked underground, and enjoy a Lovo feast held once a week at the resort. In between, stay at one of five accommodation types of the resort where there is something for all kinds of traveller. Check out more foodie accommodations on the island in the 10 Best Accommodation on Taveuni for Foodies.
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8. Tokoriki Island Resort
Another one in the Mamanuca Islands, Tokoriki Island Resort is a luxury adults-only resort with a wealth of romantic dining experiences. Watch the sunset from various locations on the island as you indulge in fine South Pacific and Asian cuisine. A culinary highlight of the resort is Oishii Teppanyaki producing an exciting a la carte menu entertainingly prepared by skilled chefs.
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9. Kokomo Private Island
With the largest offering of food-related activities in the island group of Kadavu, as well as three restaurants and a wellness retreat program, Kokomo Private Island provides the dream luxury getaway for foodies. When you’re not relaxing in your bure (bungalow) with a private pool and landscaped gardens, you can embark on farm tours, try traditional handline fishing, do guided medicine walks and take part in a wellness retreat with a health specialist. Check out more like this in the 7 Best Accommodation on Kadavu for Foodies.
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10. Grand Pacific Hotel
The most iconic hotel in Fiji, the historic Grand Pacific Hotel in Fiji’s capital city, just happens to be a foodie’s paradise. The hotel is where you’ll find one of Suva’s only fine dining establishments, the Prince Albert Restaurant, as well as the more laidback Levuka Restaurant, which is popular with the locals. That’s not even mentioning the Na Toba Pool Bar, Victoria Lounge, Steamship Bar, the indulgent room service menus, sweet treats from the GPH Bakery and, last but certainly not least, Grand High Tea every Sunday. Learn more about Suva’s foodie offerings in the 10 Best Accommodation in Suva for Foodies.