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8 Best Luxury Resorts in Taveuni

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Luxury Accommodation on Taveuni

With private islands, five-star resorts and five-star landscapes, Taveuni is the ultimate destination for luxury in Fiji. Away from the hustle and bustle of Fiji’s main islands, Taveuni and its surrounding islands of Qamea, Matangi and Laucala have attracted a number of rich and famous expats over the years creating luxury options for visitors, while the rich culture and landscape of Fiji’s “Garden Island” remains intact. Find out more about what there is to discover across the islands in The Luxury Guide to Taveuni. Otherwise, find some of the most special places to stay in this list of luxury resorts on Taveuni.

1. Taveuni Island Resort & Spa

Just a short drive away from Taveuni’s airport yet feels a world away from anywhere, Taveuni Island Resort & Spa makes your luxury vacation as simple as can be while being on one of Fiji’s less visited islands. Each of the large private bures provides ample space at more than 100m2 (1000ft2) including an outdoor living area overlooking the ocean and a small kitchenette. Not that you’ll need it with all meals included at this all-inclusive resort. In fact, the largest of the villas comes with its own private chef. There are other ways you’ll be pampered during your stay, from the spa with an ocean-view yoga deck to private diving trips to the famed Rainbow Reef.

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2. Raiwasa Grand Villa

Raiwasa proves that you don’t have to stay in a resort to have a luxury experience on Taveuni. This five-star private villa is the ultimate retreat for couples or groups of four friends sharing this grand villa overlooking the ocean. Everything at this villa is wrapped in luxury, from the infinity pool to the romantic outdoor showers. There are many places around the property to relax and gaze at the stars or sunset as you enjoy gourmet dinners of Fijian cuisine prepared by French chefs. Guests can also enjoy in-villa massages, snorkelling, paddle-boarding or have the hosts organise some experiences around the island for you. See more like this in 10 Best Wedding & Honeymoon Accommodation on Taveuni.

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3. Matangi Private Island Resort

Boasting some of the most unique accommodations in Fiji, Matangi Private Island Resort features Treehouse Bures suspended in the jungle. For a luxury stay on the island, you should think of nothing else other than the outdoor lava rock showers, outdoor Jacuzzi and large private sundeck wrapping around these characterful bures. The resort’s adult-only policy combined with being the only resort on Matangi Island makes this the ultimate destination for relaxation.

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4. Tides Reach Resort

Swap the traditional bure for modern luxury at the Tides Reach Resort on the main island of Taveuni. Each one-bedroom or two-bedroom villa is decorated with sophisticated minimalism, with standout features being the freestanding bathtub and French doors leading from the bedrooms out to your own private deck on the beachfront. Tides Reach also offers an extensive range of activities across Taveuni and its waters, leaving no stone unturned for adventure on Fiji’s Garden Island. Check out what kind of activities you could be getting up to in our 10 Luxury Activities on Taveuni.

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5. Vacala Bay Resort

Despite the visions the name evokes, Vacala Bay Resort is, in fact, one private luxury villa with the services of a luxury resort. Although the villa has been made from natural materials found around the island, you would never guess it with every aspect of this villa, from the infinity pool wrapping around the main building to the curved riverstone walkways, polished to perfection. The activities on offer provide a fine balance of adventure and relaxation, including spa treatments, kiteboarding, island tours, sailing and gourmet dining.

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6. Taveuni Palms Resort

This resort near Matei proudly shines through its five-star rating, boasting seven personal staff for each party of guests. Each villa has a private pool, private area of the beach and its own acre of space for ultimate seclusion. The most luxurious of villas is the Horizon Spa Villa featuring a seven-seater outdoor spa pool, large entertainment centre and a detached bure for friends or family. Speaking of family, the resort provides and nanny or child guide service should you want some alone time. Find more like this in 10 Best Family Resorts on Taveuni.

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7. Qamea Resort & Spa

Qamea Island’s most luxurious resort has one of the best spas in Fiji, the Jungle Spa, perched deep in the jungle. Whether you’re a spa-goer or not you won’t have trouble relaxing here with a whole bunch of inclusive activities from island walks to self-guided yoga. Couples, set your sights on the Honeymoon Bure complete with a natural stone Jacuzzi wrapped in tropical plants and stones. Groups will find ample space and luxury in the Royal Villa with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, an outdoor shower, a private plunge pool and its own secluded spot at the end of the resort’s beach. See more like this in the 5 Best Adult-Only Resorts on Taveuni.

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8. Laucala Island

This private island covering 12km2 (5 miles2) is famously one of the most luxurious retreats in Fiji with a rate mostly attracting the rich and famous. There are 25 Fijian-style bures, five restaurants, a private airstrip, an 18-hole championship golf course and a wealth of activities and wellness experiences. Days on the island can be spent windsurfing, sailing one of the 14 boats, horse riding on one of the resort’s eight horses, finding your own quiet spot in the 2,000m2 (2,150ft2) lagoon pool, and indulging in fine dining in a colonial-style mansion.

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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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