Resorts with Great Restaurants and Self-Catering on the Pacific Harbour & Beqa
Taste the real flavours of Fiji with fresh seafood straight from the Beqa Lagoon on the Pacific Harbour. Foodies will love this corner of Fiji’s main island, Viti Levu, with an abundance of food and culture-orientated activities, markets and fabulous restaurants. Stay on either the mainland in accommodation on the Pacific Harbour for foodies or on one of the outer islands, such as Beqa Island or Davui Island. Our list of accommodation below highlights some of the best for foodie experiences, great restaurants or with its own self-catering facilities.
1. Nanuku Auberge Resort
The Nanuku Auberge Resort might just be foodie heaven in Fiji. The five-star resort not only offers self-catering accommodation to spruce up your own meals, as well as several restaurants including a fine dining restaurant, but the activities on offer will get you to see the real side of Fiji through food. Try moonlight prawning, crab catching, beekeeping, a Fiji Food Safari, private picnics and much more! Take a look at our 10 Things to Do on the Pacific Harbour for Foodies for more examples. As for accommodation, you have a choice of luxury villas, suites and residences catering for couples up to large groups.
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2. The Pearl Resort
Stay in the centre of the Pacific Harbour in modern well-appointed rooms, while having access to five different restaurants and eateries at The Pearl Resort. Pick up a light meal to eat in or takeaway at The Deli, enjoy views of the Qaraniqio River at the Riviera Restaurant, and indulge in fine food at their signature restaurant, Seduce. The resort’s rooms evoke contemporary sophistication in their Premium Ocean, Marina and Garden View Rooms, with a touch of classic in their luxurious Penthouses.
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3. Island Villas
This cute guest house is ideal for foodies who want to cook some of their own meals using local ingredients! Choose to stay in the main guest house Budget Double Room for up to four people or the Double Pool Room with a pool view, or in a private Villa with a Private Pool for up to six people. Both accommodations have their own spacious and modern kitchen to get creative in. While the accommodation might not be winning any style points, Island Villas is often more affordable than the resort options and far less busy!
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4. Royal Davui Island Resort
Eating at the Royal Davui Island Resort isn’t just about the food, it’s about the whole experience. Enjoy relaxing lunches in their restaurant suspended in a large Banyan tree, or enjoy intimate dinners with your loved one on one of the restaurant’s private decks. The luxury adult-only resort also offers experiences like Fijian cooking classes, coconut demonstrations and picnic lunches on a secluded sand cay. In between your food discoveries, you’ll be staying in one of 16 private and eco-friendly villas overlooking the ocean with your own private plunge pool. Bliss. Learn more about this resort in our 5 Best Adult-Only Accommodation on the Pacific Harbour & Beqa.
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5. ULTIQA Fiji Palms Resort
Enjoy ample space and a large modern kitchen in your own apartment at the ULTIQA Fiji Palms Resort. This apartment resort has 32 two-bedroom apartments each with its own balcony or patio to enjoy dinner while watching the sunset over the ocean. The resort is located on the beach of the Pacific Harbour and has an outdoor swimming pool and a Club Bar. Apartments can sleep up to six people.
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6. Beqa Lagoon Resort
Get your island holiday fix at the Beqa Lagoon Resort with a few foodies experiences mixed in, such as a Fijian cooking lesson to learn how to make Kokoda, as well as a coconut demonstration to learn how coconut milk is made. When you hear the beating of the lali drum, just like in a village, that means it’s time to gather. In this case, for the food served at the open-air restaurant. The resort is perfect for couples with romantic Beachfront, Oceanview, Koi Pond and Garden Bures, some of which have a private garden and plunge pool. Families will also have their own space in one of the Two-Bedroom Suites.
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7. Club Oceanus Resort
You can’t go too wrong at the Club Oceanus Resort, offering affordable King Studio rooms and Standard Triple Rooms sleeping up to four people. Each room has an outdoor patio and furniture to relax with a drink. The resort also has a pool, as well as barbecue facilities should you want to cook up your island-style meals. There’s also a bar and restaurant on site.
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8. Tsulu Backpackers & Apartments
Located at the characterful Arts Village, a colonial-themed market with more than 50 shops and restaurants, The Tsulu Backpackers is practically in the centre of the Pacific Harbour’s foodie scene. The accommodation has dorm rooms, as well as apartments with kitchen facilities should you want to cook up something you’ve purchased from the markets. The apartments can either be hired out altogether or you can hire one room of an apartment and share kitchen facilities with other guests. Either way, the backpackers is one of your 5 Best Budget Accommodation on the Pacific Harbour & Beqa.
9. Lalati Resort & Spa
Enjoy Pacific Rim cuisine using local seasonal ingredients and pure captured rainwater that has gone through a triple filtration system for guilt-free dining at the Lalati Resort & Spa. Three meals a day are included in the accommodation price of this resort on Beqa Island, as well as afternoon tea to enjoy cookies and Fijian treats. You can also reserve your own private table on the beach or on the “Moonlight Pier” within a decorated bure. Accommodation at the Lalati Resort is made up of 16 villas, suites and cottages, each with its own unique charm. As for activities, you’ll certainly get your foodie fix with a weekly traditional lovo feast, a kava ceremony, Fijian cooking lesson and coconut demonstrations.
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10. Kulu Bay Resort
A highlight at the Kulu Bay Resort on Beqa Island is the weekly lovo feast – food slow-cooked in an underground earth oven. That’s not where the Fijian cuisine stops, with a restaurant menu keeping things on-theme throughout the week! Guests also get to partake in a weekly kava ceremony and go on a guided medicine walk to learn about Fijian herbs and spices. At the end of a day doing as much or as little as you want, retreat to your bure nestled in tropical vegetation, each with a spacious bedroom, two bathrooms, lounge and a wrap-around deck.