Which Resort to Stay in Fiji?
Fiji is an island nation of merging Polynesian and Indian culture, a place with diverse tropical marine life, remote coral atolls, volcanic islands and, well, an overwhelming choice of resorts… Where does Fiji’s largest travel guide get started on choosing the 10 best resorts in Fiji?!
With more than 100 resorts in Fiji, this list of Fiji’s top resort is by no means complete. However, we have aimed to showcase some of the hero resorts of each region, as well as show the diversity of luxury to budget offerings. So start with this list of our favourite resorts in Fiji and allow it to send you to the right island group and resorts for each style of traveller following the various links provided.
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1. Plantation Island Resort
As one of Fiji’s most comprehensive crowd-pleasing resorts, it’s impossible to get bored at the Plantation Island Resort on Malolo Lailai Island. Set in the stunning Mamanuca Islands, Plantation Island Resort entertains with scuba diving, surfing, a kids’ club, a teens’ club, a waterpark, a spa, golf course, helicopter tours and much much more! If you’re travelling with a mixed crowd or as a family, then you’ll definitely want to consider one of the garden, beachfront or poolside bures (bungalows) this resort has to offer. Check out other options in the Mamanucas with our 10 Best Resorts in the Mamanuca Islands.
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2. Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort
If you want your Fiji getaway to have a generous mix of the Fijian culture and luxurious touches, then that’s what a holiday at the Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort is all about! While the resort on the Coral Coast caters fantastically to couples and friendship groups thanks to their adult-only pool and bar, we also get excited about their family offerings. The kids’ club is often praised for being one of the best in Fiji, giving mum and dad time to unwind at the Bebe Spa. As for the rooms, they’re sleek, simple but well-appointed, not that you’ll spend much time there with so much to do at the resort. Check out more resorts in the area in the 10 Best Resorts on the Coral Coast.
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3. The Westin Denarau Island Resort & Spa
A spectacular option for couples, girlfriends’ getaways and solo travellers, The Westin Denarau Island Resort & Spa is an elegantly-designed resort with lots of exciting features to keep you busy (or ideally not-so-busy). You’ll instantly feel the Fijian influence with the thatched-roofed bures yet still have access to modern comforts like WiFi, a fitness centre and a mix of motorised and non-motorised watersports. You’ll be able to make use of the facilities in the two Sheraton resorts next door, which are better options for families. Check out more Denarau delights in the 10 Best Resorts in Denarau Island.
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4. Fiji Marriott Resort Momi Bay
Nothing screams paradise quite like lounging on the private deck of your overwater bure elevated over an azure lagoon! The Fiji Marriott Resort Momi Bay is Nadi’s only five-star resort outside of Denarau, making a good go-to for a fly-and-flop luxury getaway. The resort caters to families, offering a kids’ pool and kids’ clubs, as well as couples with their adult-only overwater bures, adults-only pool and wedding packages, and business travellers, with conference facilities, spa and fitness centre. Check out more options around Nadi in the 10 Best Resorts in Nadi.
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5. Mantaray Island Resort
Escape to the Yasawa Islands and get a taste of every aspect of a Fiji holiday at the Mantaray Island Resort. Here you can spend days exploring vibrant marine reserves, sipping on refreshing cocktails, and partaking in Fijian village visits. The activities on offer at Mantaray are huge, with a highlight being swimming with manta rays between May and October. What’s more, there’s a room for everyone here with options including the luxurious Beachfront Villas, stand-alone Reef Bures, Jungle Bures, Tree House Bures and the affordable Paradise Dorm. Check out more like this in the 10 Best Resorts in the Yasawa Islands.
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6. Uprising Beach Resort
Speaking of some more affordable options, active travellers might want to head down to the “Adventure Capital”, the Pacific Harbour, where an excellent resort option is the Uprising Beach Resort. The affordable resort has a range of traditionally-thatched bures, as well as the Tree House Dormitory. Indulge in the buffet breakfasts and a-la-carte lunch and dinner at the restaurant and enjoy a few sundowners at the beachfront bar. Plus, with its own rugby field, gym, swimming pool, beach volleyball court and free-use of non-motorised sports equipment, there’s plenty of ways to keep entertained during your downtime. For more in the area, check out the 10 Best Resorts on the Pacific Harbour & Beqa.
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7. The Remote Resort
Telling it like it is, The Remote Resort is a resort that’s well and truly off the beaten track with its location in the less-visited island of Vanua Levu. Nevertheless, they are still up on the times with their modern stylish villas for two to five guests. Located on the edge of the iconic Rainbow Reef, The Remote Resort is a fantastic base for scuba diving, as well as sports fishing and visiting the unique Kioa island with its displaced South Pacific communities. Plus, with a limit of guests being no younger than 12 years old, the vibe of the resort is incredibly tranquil. Check out more like this in the 10 Best Resorts on Vanua Levu.
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8. Taveuni Island Resort & Spa
Speaking of Fiji’s remote resorts, you can go a step further by staying on the lush forested volcanic island of Taveuni, with one fantastic resort option being the Taveuni Island Resort & Spa. Each private villa at the luxury resort covers more than 100m2 (1,000ft2) of open-plan living spilling out onto a private deck. As for activities, Taveuni Island Resort is best known for its scuba diving with one of the resort’s co-owners naming many of the dive sites in the nearby Rainbow Reef. The spa with a yoga deck and the restaurant serving Fijian-style food are more places to relax at this resort. Check out others nearby in the 10 Best Resorts on Taveuni.
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9. Volivoli Beach Resort
Set on the sandy shores of Volivoli near the less-visited Suncoast’s Rakiraki, Volivoli Beach Resort offers something for all types of traveller. Honeymooners will find solitude in the Luxury Ocean Front Villa, while there are a wealth of options for groups of family and friends to come together in their Ocean View Rooms to the Two-Bedroom Family Villa. Rooms are designed with a contemporary minimalism approach, while activities are designed to provide maximum fun, such as scuba diving in the Bligh Water, spa treatments, sports fishing, visiting a local village, kayaking and much more! See more accommodation like this in the 10 Best Resorts on the Suncoast.
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10. Toberua Island Resort
Finally, feel complete harmony at the Toberua Island Resort in the Lomaiviti Islands… Harmony in the contemporary interiors of the beachfront bures with a blend of traditional materials, harmony in the range of active experiences, and harmony the places to relax and soak up the Fiji sun. The resort is set on a private island with 16 bures in four different styles, each with enough space for families while offering some freestanding options to give couples extra privacy. The PADI dive centre on the island is a major drawcard, while fishing, kayaking, playing golf on a low tide golf course, sailing and lazying by the pool are other excellent ways to spend your time here. Check out others in this island group in the 6 Best Resorts in the Lomaiviti Islands.