What Services are Available in Denarau?
Staying at a resort in Denarau, calling in from a cruise, or mooring at the marina? Fiji’s manmade island is a world of its own, offering most of the essential shops and services you’re likely to need for a short stay in the area. If you can’t find what you need in Denarau, then the large town of Nadi is just a 10-minute drive away. Get an idea of the information, shops and services in Denarau in the guide below.
For more about Denarau, take a look at The Complete Guide to Denarau Island.
Useful Services for Tourists
- Car rentals – Budget Car and Truck Rental is based in Port Denarau
- Restaurants – See the Guide to the Best Eats & Restaurants in Denarau
- Resorts and apartments – See the 10 Best Resorts in Denarau Island
- Denarau Taxi, the Yellow Bus and the Bula Bus – See Where to Book Bus Transport in Fiji? and The Guide to Taxis in Fiji.
Food and Groceries
All of Denarau’s grocery stores are located at the Port Denarau shopping centre, where you’ll find a supermarket, bakery and more.
Supermarkets in Denarau
Denarau has one supermarket at Port Denarau, Yees Xpressmart. They stock delicatessen products, meat, fresh fruit and vegetables, beverages, snacks, confectionary and selections of canned, frozen and dry packaged grocery items, butter, margarine, gourmet cheeses and special spreads. They are open 8am-8pm daily.
You can also purchase a few snack foods and chilled drinks from WH Smith in Port Denarau, open 9am-9pm daily.
Bakeries in Denarau
The Hot Bread Kitchen at Port Denarau stocks fresh bread, pastries, meat pies, sandwiches, cakes and various other snack foods.
Learn more about food shopping in Fiji in Where to Buy Food in Fiji.
Medication, Toiletries and Pharmaceuticals
Light medication is easy enough to find in the pharmacy at Port Denarau, while spa and beauty salons see to other beauty and body treatment needs.
Port Denarau is home to one pharmacy, The Essentials Denarau General Store, formerly Budget Pharmacy, which is located at the Bula Bus drop-off area. They stock over-the-counter medicines, toiletries, sunscreen, insect repellent, cosmetics, haircare, skincare, fishing equipment and more. They also are a pick-up/drop-off point for prescriptions filled by local pharmacies and can offer deliveries to Denarau accommodations. The pharmacy is open from 9am to 9pm.
Spa and Beauty
While many of the resorts in Denarau offer their own spas, which you can check out in 10 Best Spas on Denarau Island, Port Denarau has a few spa and beauty options:
- Oasis Spa, Port Denarau (near the Hard Rock Cafe), 9am-9pm
- Spa Denarau, Port Denarau, from 9am
- Spoilt Rotten, Port Denarau, 9am-6pm
- Island Surf Spa & Beauty, Denarau Road, 9am-8pm.
Fuel Stations, Banks and Communication
Denarau does not have many services in the way of fuel stations, phone network stores, post offices, etc. You will find most of these essential services in Nadi town, just a 10-minute drive down Narewa Road. What Denarau does have is a bank with an ATM, a currency exchange bureau and a local phone network service counter.
Banks, ATMs and Currency Exchange
Westpac Fiji can be found in Port Denarau, which also has an ATM. The bank is open 9.30am-4pm, Monday to Friday.
City Forex Money Exchange is also located in Port Denarau, open 7am-8pm daily.
Phone and Internet
For staying in touch, WH Smith has a Vodafone service counter where you can purchase a tourist SIM card and see to any other Vodafone queries.
Some of the cafes in Port Denarau offer free WiFi. You will also find WiFi in the reception areas of Denarau’s resorts. Find out more in Where to Get WiFi in Fiji.