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10 Best Resorts in Vanua Levu

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Vanua Levu Holiday Accommodation

You might see us use words like “peaceful”, “tranquil” and “serene” multiple times during this list, and that’s because that’s really what the resorts on Vanua Levu are all about. Fiji’s lesser-visited island has the luxury to provide visitors with their version of Fiji time undisturbed, whether it’s adventure-seeking by scuba diving Fiji’s famous dive sites, reconnecting with your family or other-half, or simply enjoying the luxury of doing nothing at all. See the best places we recommend to do such things in this list of Vanua Levu’s best resorts.

While you’re here, you might also be interested in The Complete Guide to Vanua Levu.

1. Savasi Island Resort

Escape to a rugged tropical paradise at the Savasi Island Resort. With only seven villas and a handful of staterooms on a three-masted schooner, the island resort provides a peaceful setting for your time in paradise. Ideal for singles, couples, groups of friends or families with older children, Savasi provides a wealth of luxurious experiences, from salt lake river kayaking in an untouched region of Fiji to private dining in a sea cave. Whatever you decide to do here, you’ll rest easy in one of the individually unique luxury villas with a private plunge pool. See more resorts like this in 7 Best Luxury Resorts on Vanua Levu.

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2. The Remote Resort

Stay in one of The Remote Resort’s modern-style villas for up to two to five people. Located on the edge of a remote peninsula and the Rainbow Reef, The Remote Resort is a fantastic base for scuba diving, as well as fishing and visiting the fantastic Kioa Village and performance. With a limit of guests being 12+ years old, the vibe of the resort is peaceful and romantic, with many choosing to say their “I dos” on the resort’s beach. Find more resorts like this in 10 Best Wedding & Honeymoon Resorts on Vanua Levu.

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3. Sigasiga Sands Resort

Sigasiga Sands Resort shows that you don’t have to pay premium prices to enjoy the tranquillity of Vanua Levu. Located near Savusavu with full beach access, Sigasiga Sands consists of four stand-alone cottages surrounded by tropical gardens and coconut palms. It makes a great base for some independent exploration around Vanua Levu. Additionally, make use of the on-site activities, such as kayaking, cycling, nature walks, a cooking class and coconut demonstrations. Accommodation includes a one-bedroom hut up to a two-bedroom villa, each with self-catering facilities should you want to make use of the produce from the local markets. See more resorts like this in our 10 Best Accommodation on Vanua Levu for Foodies.

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4. Dolphin Bay Divers Retreat

Offering some of the cheapest resort rates on Vanua Levu, Dolphin Bay Divers Retreat is hard to pass up. Accommodation might be simple, but it’s still comfortable whether you’re staying in one of their quaint Retreat Bures or glamping in one of the Jungle Tents. The resort has a real family atmosphere, best experienced at dinner when tucking into their Asian, Fijian, European and Indian meals. As the name of the resort suggests, scuba diving is the main drawcard for this resort, offering trips to the famed Rainbow Reef. Additionally, the resort offers spa services and a bunch of complimentary cultural activities to get stuck into. See more accommodation like this in 10 Best Budget Accommodation on Vanua Levu.

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5. Palmlea Farms

Enjoy a guilt-free trip to Fiji by staying at the Palmlea Farms eco-resort. The resort operates on energy from the sun, water from the mountain and food from their own farm and local growers and fishermen. Situated near the town of Labasa and the Great Sea Reef, Palmlea provides exciting off-the-beaten-track experiences, from bird watching to scuba diving to trips to town. While you’re here, you’ll stay in Fijian-style one- or two-bedroom villas furnished with a king-sized be and private bath. Find more resorts like this in our 10 Feel-Good Fiji Eco Resorts.

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6. Koro Sun Resort

Looking for a resort that ticks all the boxes? You can’t go too far wrong with Koro Sun Resort, catering to all types of traveller while each group does not disturb the other. Families can make use of the fantastic kids’ club while staying in either a two-bedroom Garden Bure, Pool Bure or Three Bedroom Villa among lush rainforest. Meanwhile, couples will find the Edgewater Floating Bures a treat, providing access to the adults-only Edgewater Beach Club. If you’re more into adventure, then join the resort for a waterfall and village visit expedition, guided kayak tours and, of course, scuba diving.

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7. Nukubati Private Island

Private, secluded and boutique, you’ll have a hard time not relaxing here at Nukubati Private Island. This is another one of Vanua Levu’s small resort offerings, with a choice of two bure styles: a Beachfront Suite with a lounge or the more intimate Beachfront Bure. For a small resort, there certainly is a huge offering when it comes to activities. Among the usual suspects of diving, snorkelling and spa treatments, there’s private sandbank picnics, cultural cooking classes, village visits, fishing, tennis, sailing, medicine walks and the list goes on.

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8. Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort

One of your best choices for a family getaway on Vanua Levu is the Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort. Famed for its dive centre and award-winning kids’ club, the J.M Cousteau Resort offers a meaningful and educational experience when it comes to marine biology and the Fijian culture. The resort has a marine biologist on staff ready to share his knowledge with the youngsters, while there’s the opportunity for mum and dad to relax with a spa treatment or private island excursions.  There are several accommodation options to choose from among the 27 well-appointed bures and villas. The whole family will have their own personal space at one of the two-bedroom Oceanfront Bures or enjoy something romantic with a private spa pool in the Honeymoon Point Reef Bures. See more resorts like this in 10 Best Family Resorts on Vanua Levu.

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9. Namale Resort & Spa

For something truly luxurious and romantic, choose the Namale Resort & Spa. This five-star adult-only resort makes your stay extra simple with its all-inclusive packages, even including some surprising extras such as alcohol and motorised watersport activities. The resort is nestled among tropical rainforest in the northern reaches of Vanua Levu, consisting of 19 luxury bures, two restaurants, a 9-hole golf course and one of the most prestigious spas in Fiji. Needless to say, it’s a romantic getaway favourite offering a wealth of destination dining experiences, horse riding, waterfall tours, a heart-shaped hot tub overlooking a vast reef and oh-so-much more. See more resorts like this in 6 Best Adult-Only Resorts on Vanua Levu.

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10. Daku Fiji Resort

Last but certainly not least, Daku Fiji Resort offers that complete Fiji resort experience for just about anyone without the resort prices. Keep it budget by staying in one of the Standard Room Bures, treat you and your loved one to a romantic retreat at Villa Hazel, or enjoy a private family get together at the Infinity Villa. While you’re here, there’s wildlife to discover through scuba diving and birdwatching and rejuvenation to be experienced through the yoga classes and spa treatments.

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More About Resorts on Vanua Levu

That’s it for the best resorts on Vanua Levu. See how they compare to The Top 50 Resorts in Fiji. Plus, get even more tips in The Complete Travel Guide to Fiji.


Laura S.

This article was reviewed and published by Laura, editor in chief and co-founder of Fiji Pocket Guide. Since arriving solo in the South Pacific over 10 years ago with nothing but a backpack and a background in journalism, her mission has been to show the world how easy (and awesome) it is to explore a paradise such as Fiji. She knows the islands inside-out and loves sharing tips on how best to experience Fiji’s must-dos and hidden gems. Laura is also editor of several other South Pacific travel guides.

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