With direct flights from Adelaide to Nadi relaunched twice weekly earlier this month, Fiji Airways have made the journey easier for all Adelaide-based travellers.
We’ve done a round up of what’s new in Fiji 2022 for families and have got you started on options for private luxury villas in Fiji for families.
What’s new in Fiji 2022
Launched on April 22, Seventh Heaven is the newest tourism product to launch in Fiji. Anchored in the Mamanuca Islands, Seventh Heaven is a luxury floating barge with two large decks, plenty of sun loungers and a bar and restaurant serving up delicious meals and cocktails. From FJ$189 per person.
Located in a picturesque spot along the Coral Coast, Bula Coffee has launched a new coffee tour – Crop to Cup Coffee Tour, FJ$99 per person. A guided tour around Bula Coffee HQ detailing how your morning brew goes from the tree to your cup while enjoying Fiji’s only 100% Fiji grown coffee. Harvesting organic coffee beans from the remote highlands of Fiji since 2011, Bula Coffee is committed to sustainable business practices such as working directly with villages, supporting them to become organically certified and teaching locals the fine art of roasting coffee. Proudly Fiji grown and Fiji made.
For those who want a taste of the VOMO life, have a kid-free day and now visit the adults-only ‘Sunday Sessions at The Rocks’. Newly launched in April, the luxury day trip will be offered every Sunday until December. The day visit includes a Chef’s special grazing menu, unlimited sparking/still water and soft drinks. Cocktails and all-day ‘happy hour’ specials are available while you soak up the views from your poolside cabana and sunlounges. FJ$490 / AU$320 per person including boat transfer from Port Denarau.
Opening 1 July, Barefoot Kuata launches a selection of 10 new luxury beachfront bures, built during the Covid-19 travel hiatus. A $1.2 million development, all Bures are located on a stunning beachfront location with private beach access to Barefoot Kuata’s inviting warm crystal-clear waters. Even the bathrooms have sea views! Outside of the rooms, the resort has a bar, restaurant, swimming pool and games room. Daily activities include coconut bowling, traditional dancing, conservation talks, live music and crab racing, although diving on-site with the elusive bull shark is the real standout.
Luxury private villas and family residences in Fiji
Whether it’s for a family holiday or a multi-gen reunion, by booking a private villa, you can create the true feeling of a home away from home, to spend time with your loved ones and relax into island living.
Located in the heart of Fiji’s Coral Coast, Villa Mokusiga is the ultimate setting for a fun family getaway or simply much deserved rest and relaxation. This Villa is fully serviced with hosts, housekeeping, activities staff, chef service, masseuse and other spa treatments. There are activities right on your doorstep, from horse riding to snorkelling and kayaking through the coral reef. A guest favourite and a must do during your stay is the famous Fijian Lovo and Cultural Evening.
COMO Laucala Island’s luxurious style begins the moment you step aboard the resort’s very own private jet – a King Air B300 – to be whisked across the ocean to Como’s palm tree-lined airstrip in Northern Fiji. Check into one of the island’s 25 residences crafted by master artisans in traditional style, whether beachside at Seagrass Bay, snuggled beneath the canopy of tropical forest, perched high atop a ridge or an overwater residence that hovers over a sparkling sea. Each ultra-luxe residence comes with its own swimming pool, sundeck, indoor and garden bathrooms and your very own Tau – the Fijian word for friend – to attend to every possible need.
Experience stunning 270° ocean views over Savusavu Bay and its picturesque sailing town as you gaze over the horizon when staying at KOKO Savusavu. This island style luxury Villa is 3 acres of ultimate privacy at Naveria Heights and just a few minutes from Savusavu sailing town. With a unique sense of tranquillity, you can enjoy swimming in their natural stone infinity edge pool, looking out to the most dramatic panoramic seascape. Dining at KOKO Savusavu is an intimate and memorable experience. Using seasonal local produce and recipes inspired by Fiji’s tropical culture, the chef has a talent for fresh & fragrant cuisine.
Tucked in amongst the Garden Island of Taveuni, Raiwasa is a private resort with a dedicated staff of twelve highly trained employees with your own personal 5-star chefs, private car and chauffer, Pure Fiji trained massage and skin care therapists, private tours and activities coordinators. You will be entranced by the lush tropical surroundings and be pampered like royalty from local Fijians whom you will soon consider to be family. The Raiwasa Grand Villa residence is located on a private three-acre landscape booming with Banana, Papaya, Pineapple, Orange and Lemon trees. Nature’s playground sits right at your own doorstep, with Bouma National Park waiting for you to explore.
Brand New Luxury Beachfront Residence at VOMO Island Fiji
The epitome of privacy, luxury, and space, VOMO have introduced a brand new luxury beachfront residence, with its own private pool, multitude of al fresco entertainment spaces, ocean views, and direct beach access. Taleiteki meaning “Precious Place”, is a stunning four-bedroom vacation home, thoughtfully designed with an extensive use of natural timbers throughout created as the ultimate luxe tropical living space and features a 14 meter infinity pool set amidst the Dilo Tress with vistas to the Yasawa Islands.
Latest travel advice for Fiji
Health advice is continually changing as we learn more about COVID-19 and new variants may be discovered. Rules and restrictions to prevent outbreaks can change quickly. It’s important to regularly check the rules in the destinations you’re travelling to and transiting through, as well as the requirements at the Australian border. These may differ between state and territory jurisdictions.
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