Family Accommodation in Vanua Levu
Escape the tourist crowds of mainland Fiji and treat you and your loved ones to a retreat on Fiji’s less-visited island, Vanua Levu. It’s the ideal setting for adventure, from snorkelling trips to waterfall excursions to immersive cultural experiences. Whether you’re a family on a budget or looking for a special luxury experience, there’s a resort or a lodge to suit on Vanua Levu. Find out where and which with this list of the best resorts in Vanua Levu.
For more information on holidays to Vanua Levu, see The Guide to Vanua Levu for Families.
1. Koro Sun Resort
A resort that puts kids first, Koro Sun Resort simply makes your family holiday on Vanua Levu easy. Located only a short drive from Savusavu Airport, you’ll be enjoying your holiday in paradise in no time. There are plenty of ways to reconnect as a family, whether it’s through a waterfall expedition, a family snorkelling trip or exploring the reefs by kayak. For those moments that you want to get some of that well-deserved “Fiji time“, Koro Sun will whisk your kids away to the fun and educational Jungle Kids Club. At the end of the day, share stories back at your Two Bedroom Garden Bure, Two Bedroom Pool Bure or Three Bedroom Villa.
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2. Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort
Enjoy a boutique luxury holiday experience at the Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort. Located along the gentle waters of Savusavu Bay, the Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort offers a memorable and educational holiday for both kids and parents. Whether you like the idea of kids’ clubs or not, the award-winning Bula Club for Kids is well worth trying for at least a day to get your kids learning about marine life, environmental protection and the local culture. On top of the array of activities to keep the whole family busy, which you can learn more about in our list of 10 Things to Do on Vanua Levu with Kids, the resort has a few special extras just for the kids. Think kid’s pool, trampoline, flying fox, tree house and a jungle gym.
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3. The Remote Resort
Located on the shores of the famous Rainbow Reef, The Remote Resort is a top choice if your family want to experience some incredible snorkelling. On top of that, manta ray snorkelling, castaway beach excursions, waterfall trips and fishing charters are just some of the exciting activities on offer. While you’re here, you’ll be staying in one of the eight luxury villas scattered among the coconut palms. The Two-Bedroom Villa and Two-Bedroom Villa Royal Retreat are perfect for families looking for a luxury getaway.
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4. Sigasiga Sands Resort
Relax in a home away from home among a beautiful coconut plantation at the Sigasiga Sands Resort. Families looking to save a few cents and who prefer a more independent holiday will love staying in one of the secluded cottages of the boutique resort. There are many free and cheap activities available at the resort to keep the costs down, from snorkelling off the beach to enjoying a bushwalk on one of the nature trails. Otherwise, the resort works closely with some of the other resorts, like Koro Sun and La Dolce Vita, to help book their activities, such as a dolphin and pizza cruise! For food, either make use of your fully-equipped kitchen or order from the resort’s Indo-Fijian menu.
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5. Daku Fiji Resort
There is certainly plenty of accommodation options for families at the Daku Fiji Resort made up of three types of villas, a cottage, pool house, beach house and bures. What the rooms lack in “style” they make up for in their fair price and privacy, with each villa situated well apart from each other. Not that you will be spending too much time in your villa when there’s hiking, village visits, waterfall tours, snorkelling, bird-watching and even week-long holiday courses to engage in!
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6. Sau Bay Fiji Retreat
For a relaxed holiday in a casual setting, choose Sau Bay Fiji Retreat and one of its beach cottages with stunning views across the bay. The Ocean Front Deluxe Two Bedroom Suite is ideal for families with stylish features from the furniture to the outdoor shower. The resort offers a meal plan of tropical Fijian foods and can cater to dietary requirements with prior notice. As for activities, your family have a choice of Taveuni day tours, cultural village tours, snorkelling, kayaking, coconut shows, handline fishing and pampering for mum.
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7. Savasi Island Resort
Savasi Island Resort offers a private island experience while welcoming families. Stay in their spacious Beach House so everyone in the group has their own space or families with younger children can fit into one of the Blue Lagoon Bures. While Savasi Island Resort is best suited to children aged over 10 years old, they offer nannying services for a small fee. There are also “buddies” available for older children who will be happy to spend time with the kids for guided snorkelling, fishing, Fijian weaving, wildlife spotting and more. Otherwise, waterfall excursions, helicopter tours, fishing, mud crabbing and dolphin cruises are amazing ways to spend time on Savasi Island together.
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8. Gecko Lodge Fiji
For independent families looking to explore Vanua Levu at their own leisure, pace and budget, Gecko Lodge is a fantastic option. They have two different room types available at a reasonable price, with an extra bed in the room only costing around FJ$35 per person extra. Gecko Resort is only 1km away from Savusavu, giving you access to some of the iconic Vanua Levu activities while offering seclusion overlooking Savusavu Bay.
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9. Savusavu Hot Springs Hotel
A hotel conveniently located in Savusavu and just moments away from the Savusavu Hot Springs attraction, Savusavu Hot Springs Hotel is another accommodation option for families on Vanua Levu. The Ocean View Deluxe Air-Con Family Room is ideal for a family of four, while the Ocean View Deluxe Air-Con Room is great for a family of three. The hotel features an outdoor swimming pool, a restaurant and bar with a pool table and an outstanding view.
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10. La Dolce Vita Holiday Villas
Experience “Island Italian” through the sensational cuisine and hexagonal villas of the La Dolce Vita Holiday Villas. The villas with a wrap-around deck looking out to manicured lawns offer outstanding views of the lagoons and the Koro Sea. Families are best to stay in the spacious and uniquely decorated Grand Villas Firenze and Maurizia with luxurious bedrooms, bathroom and interior sitting area. Apart from the excellent family activities, such as dolphin cruises and paddle boating, La Dolce Vita is famous for its cuisine with influences from the South Pacific, India, Japan and, of course, Italy! You must try the wood-fired pizza!