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9 Ways to Propose in the Mamanuca Islands


Mamanucas Marriage Proposal Ideas

A personalised message in the sand, landing on an island to find a message in a bottle, flying over a heart-shaped island… There are many ways to ask the big question in Fiji’s Mamanuca Islands. What’s more, you don’t have to do it alone. The Mamanuca Island’s resorts, air operators and cruise ships can help orchestrate your perfect wedding proposal. But if you’re simply looking for Fiji marriage proposal ideas, take a look at this list of ways to propose in the Mamanuca Islands.

While you’re here, don’t miss our Wedding & Honeymoon Guide to the Mamanuca Islands. Plus, after she says yes, celebrate with these 10 Romantic Things to Do in the Mamanuca Islands for Couples.

1. A Private Island Picnic

There’s nothing more romantic than pure serenity together in a special place. With that in mind, resorts like the Likuliku Lagoon Resort, Tokoriki Island Resort and Tadrai Island Resort organise private picnics in stunning places, whether it’s across the water at a private island or in a secluded cove of the resort’s island. Enjoy refreshments and Champagne after you pop the big question (and she says yes)!

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2. Hilltop Hike

Some stunning views can be captured atop the Mamanucas’ islands, making it a special place to ask your loved one to marry you. Resorts like the Tokoriki Island Resort have a romance coordinator who can organise your proposal, such as a hilltop hike at sunset with serenaders playing when your big moment arrives, for instance. Otherwise, many of the island resorts have access to fabulous walks to fabulous places, which you can tackle just the two of you.

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3. Message in a Bottle

Even if you’re not staying in one of the Mamanuca Islands’ resorts, you can still enjoy a stunning day trip with the highlight being your magical proposal. Captain Cook Cruises organises romantic cruises exclusively for couples to Tivua Island where your message in a bottle will be left for your lover to find in the sand. Cruises depart from Port Denarau.

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4. Helicopter Flight Over Your Message in the Sand

A helicopter flight over the islands of Fiji is a breathtaking experience in itself, but when combined with a marriage proposal, it’s a day your both never going to forget. Organise your proposal with Pacific Island Air and the Malamala Beach Club where a helicopter will take you from Port Denarau over the islands, landing at the Malamala beach with your personal message written in the sand.

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5. A Private Romantic Dinner

Dining under the stars with the sound of gentle waves rolling in and tasting divine Pacific Rim cuisine… Does it get more romantic than that? Many of the Mamanuca’s luxury resorts and adult-only resorts offer some sort of private dining experience with a personal butler and Champagne, whether it’s on the ocean deck of the Likuliku Lagoon or in your own private villa of the Tokoriki Island Resort.

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6. An Oceanfront Proposal with Serenaders

Staying at the Sheraton Resort Tokoriki Island? Then the team can help make your dream wedding proposal idea a reality. A popular option is to overlook the ocean from the resort’s helipad and pop the question as Fijian serenaders gently play the ukelele.

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7. A Sunset Cruise

Sunset just has a romantic flare about it. So ride the wave of sunset proposals by, literally, riding the waves on a sunset cruise in the Mamanuca Islands. Resorts such as the Six Senses Fiji and Likuliku Lagoon offer sunset cruises around the stunning islands complete with refreshments and sparkling wine. Use that sparkling wine to toast to the rest of your lives together!

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8. A Luxury Overwater Bure

There are many fabulous luxury accommodations in the Mamanuca Islands, just take a look at our 7 Luxury Resorts in the Mamanuca Islands. One of the most romantic places to stay has to be the overwater bures (bungalows) at the Likuliku Lagoon Resort. Perched high above sparkling waters teeming with tropical fish, the overwater bures make a beautiful private setting to ask her to marry you as you get on one knee on your private deck.

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9. Fly Over a Heart-Shaped Island

We can not mention the heart-shaped island of the Mamanuca Islands. Tavarua Island is, indeed, a heart-shaped island best seen from an aerial perspective. Book a helicopter flight, such as with Pacific Island Air from Denarau and cater your flight to take you over Tavarua Island where you can then pop the question.

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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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