Resorts with Great Restaurants & Self-Catering Accommodation on the Coral Coast
If you’re looking for a great Coral Coast resort, hotel or villa providing an experience surrounding delectable cuisine then you’ve come to the right list! The Coral Coast, located on the southern coast of Fiji’s main island Viti Levu, is rich in Fijian culture which comes across in the cuisine offered by the resorts’ restaurants. We’ve listed the resorts with some of the best restaurants and dining experiences on the Coral Coast in this list of accommodation on the Coral Coast for foodies! We’ve also taken into consideration those of you who like to experiment with local ingredients with some self-contained accommodation.
For more information, head to our Foodie Guide to the Coral Coast, as well as our Guide to the Best Eats & Restaurants on the Coral Coast.
1. The Warwick Fiji
The variety and quality of the restaurants available at The Warwick Fiji is the main reason foodies will love this resort. One night you could be watching the skilled teppanyaki chefs at the Sazanami Restaurant and the next you could be enjoying fine dining at the adult-only Wicked Walu Restaurant. As for accommodation, rooms range from the more affordable (although this is a five-star resort) Garden-View Rooms to the luxurious Warwick Suites. Stay in their Deluxe Rooms or Suites and you’ll have access to the Warwick Lounge each day for pre-dinner drinks and canapes. Take a look at our 6 Best Luxury Resorts on the Coral Coast for more options like this.
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2. Blue West Villas
For foodies who like to cook their own meals, perhaps using the produce picked up from the local markets, great self-catering options await at the Blue West Villas. Apartments have a fully-equipped kitchen, lounge/dining area, bathroom and either one or two bedrooms. But don’t worry about cooking every night, as the West’s Grill n’ Chill is just downstairs open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Find this accommodation in Maui Bay.
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3. Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort
Another fantastic five-star resort on the Coral Coast, with the five-star cuisine to match, is the Outrigger Fiji Resort. Enjoy the view as you enjoy Australian beef steaks and local seafood on the grill at the Sundowner Bar & Grill, excite your tastebuds with Asian dishes at the Baravi Restaurant, or treat yourself to fine dining at the Ivi Restaurant. And that’s only to name a few! While the resort caters to all groups of travellers, the resort is particularly good for families thanks to its range of family-friendly rooms, it’s kids’ club and family activities. Take a look at our 10 Best Family Resorts on the Coral Coast for more resorts like this.
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4. Shalini Garden Hotel & Apartments
Another accommodation for foodies, on the basis that some of us like to cook up our own meals using local produce, the Shalini Garden Hotel & Apartment provide self-contained apartments with fully-equipped kitchens. It’s ideal Sigatoka location means that you can pop into town to buy produce from the market and enjoy a Fijian cooking experience back at your apartment. What’s more, the gardens on the hotel are brimming with tropical fruit trees. Choose between a Deluxe Studio, One-Bedroom and Two-Bedroom apartments.
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5. Sea Winds Villa
Enjoy your own luxurious space at the Sea Winds Villa. This spacious four-bedroom private villa has a grand kitchen that you wish you could take back home, as well as a barbecue area and pizza oven with tropical forest views. The villa is also serviced like a resort with a starter kit for your kitchen, as well as access to snorkelling, kayaking and, wait for it… fishing rods and hand fishing reels so you can get your own catch for dinner! Find this gem at Maui Bay.
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6. Bedarra Beach Inn
Many regular holidaymakers to the Coral Coast make the Bedarra Beach Inn’s restaurant a reoccurring dining destination. The Ocean Terrace Restaurant is where you can find a great range of authentic Fijian dishes on the Coral Coast, serving up Kokoda, Ika Vakalolo, local fish and Indo-Fijian curries. The budget accommodation also has a day spa, as well as well-appointed rooms suitable for couples, friends and families. See more accommodation like this in our 9 Best Budget Accommodation on the Coral Coast.
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7. Shangri-La’s Fijian Resort & Spa
Indulge in the restaurants, bars and lounges of the luxury Shangri-La’s Fijian Resort. Choose between the fine dining Golden Cowrie Coastal Italian Restaurant and its homemade pasta dishes, the Beach Bar & Grill for casual al fresco dining, the Takali Asian Kitchen with stunning ocean views and fabulous Asian cuisine, and more! Guests staying at the five-star resort have three wings to choose from, the family-friendly Yanuca Lagoon Wing or the quieter Ocean Wing and Reef Wing.
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8. InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa
Of course, one of the largest resorts in Fiji has plenty of options when it comes to dining. The Navo Restaurant provides fine dining with stunning island and lagoon views, as well as a window into the kitchen to watch the chefs at work. Toba Bar & Grill puts the gourmet in its burgers, pizzas and meat/fish on the grill. The Kama Lounge is where the evening entertainment happens along with serving delectable cocktails and local beverages. And the list goes on, as does the extensive list of accommodation available at this resort catering to all types of holidaymakers seeking luxury.
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9. The Beachhouse
Budget travellers and backpackers don’t have to sacrifice good food for cheap accommodation. The Beachhouse Restaurant has al-la-carte lunch and dinner menus with at least two meat dishes and one vegetarian on the menu. Try local cuisine like Kokoda, local fish like wahoo fillets or creative vegetarian pasta dishes. In terms of accommodation, there are light airy rooms for couples, families and backpackers including dorm rooms.
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10. Mango Bay Resort
Finally, it often feels like holidays at the Mango Bay Resort revolves around food – the resort even has food in its name! Between days of enjoying local dishes at the Moody Marlin restaurant and sampling cuisine made with ingredients from the resort’s garden, there are the famous lovo nights! “Lovo” is food prepared in an underground oven the traditional Fijian way, so it’s a must-try! Staying at the Mango Bay Resort won’t break the bank either with the beachfront a garden villas.