Savasi Island

With only eleven unique villas, Savasi Island Resort is the ultimate in luxury and privacy, the perfect getaway for a blissful vacation, wedding or honeymoon, where authentic Fijian hospitality, in a truly unique and pristine environment, rejuvenates the mind, body and spirit.

A sprawling 52 acre private island, Savasi is something of a natural wonder, with turquoise waters, secluded sandy beaches, sculptural limestone outcrops, and spectacular volcanic crevasses where beautiful ferns and unique species cling throughout the extraordinary and ancient terrain. The villas are elevated to capture sea breezes and offer expansive sea views from shaded timber verandahs and spacious well-appointed bedrooms. The use of rainforest, bamboo and mangrove timber furniture and fittings as well as local arts and crafts give Savasi Island a true sense of place. There are also 5 luxurious staterooms onboard the Serenity, a 140Ft schooner permanently moored at the resort.

At Savasi, let your personal chef prepare ever-changing gourmet dishes with a balance of Fijian and South Pacific regional cuisine. You are never restricted to one location. While the Reef Dining Room and Bar provides a spectacular central hub, guests enjoy a different view almost nightly. You’ll be waited on in a secluded cavern by the sea, a private beach beneath the stars, or from the comfort of your own villa, Savasi is the place to come for seclusion, scenery, and getting spoiled senseless.

Villas
There are eleven exclusive villas in total providing complete privacy and total ocean views. These unique villas are arranged upon a volcanic uplift with generous spacing and dense tropical planting between rooms. There are 3 gorgeous Blue Lagoon Bures with high ceilings, air-conditioning, private pools, rain-style showers, private decks and comfortable living areas. One of the bures has two bedrooms for larger parties. The 3 Villas offer 2-bedrooms and 2-bathrooms and your very own infinity pool. One even features a waterfall and banyan tree right in the middle of the villa. The beach house has 3-bedrooms and 3-full bathrooms with direct access to your own secluded sandy beach.


Floating Accommodation Experience a truly unique holiday adventure at Savasi by staying aboard Serenity – a 140 ft three masted schooner moored permanently ashore beside the turquoise blue waters of Savasi Island’s marina. While her sailing days are over, this vessel is far from a shipwreck. A treasured piece of Fijian history, Serenity – previously known as the Tui Tai – has been lovingly restored with 5 luxurious staterooms spanning 2 levels. Take in the tropical jungle surrounds and otherworldly blue hues of the lagoon from the expansive decks or comfort of your air conditioned suite. Original features of the vessel have been carefully incorporated into the suite decor (take the literal wheel by booking the ‘Captains room’, Bridge Deck Penthouse) all offering a one-of-a-kind experience that’s hard to beat. The top deck boasts sun loungers aplenty for those seeking a tan, and a private jacuzzi on the bridge deck is perfectly positioned to take in the nightly sunset. Guests staying on board can also make use of the usual facilities of the resort, including the central dining room and bar, or if you prefer to feel the sand amongst your toes, simply take a short stroll to one of the islands private beaches. The well-appointed bar and lounge on board can be converted into a conference room, or set the scene for a welcome evening cocktail. All these on-board amenities make it suited to couples or group and family escapes of up to 10 people. Divers will find this the perfect retreat with the vessels close proximity to our on-site dive centre. All bedding can be split to offer twin single room configuration as required. Important: Serenity does not sail. After many years at sea, she is peacefully moored on land among the tropical gardens overlooking Savasi Island’s marina.

 


Diving & Snorkeling!
Experience the magic of the reef with Korosun Dive, located right at Savasi Island’s marina. Known for some of the best diving in the world, you’re sure to be inspired by Fiji’s underwater paradise. Grey sharks, Hawksbills turtles, Spotted Eagle rays, Barracuda, Hammerhead sharks and dramatic cavern swim-throughs are just some of things you can expect. Explore Namena Marine Reserve, known to be one of the best diving spots in all of Fiji, this exclusive site is home to many endemic and rare species. Snorkelers can join the dive boat every morning for complimentary access to Korosun Dives full range of sites. Join the Moonlight Snorkel to experience a whole different world beneath the waves after dark. The reef comes alive, with corals opening up like flowers and shrimp scampering like bees to their honey. A rewarding experience for whoever gives it a try!

Dolphin Encounter
An experience not easily forgotten. Spend the morning spotting dolphins at Natewa Bay, the South Pacific’s largest bay and home to two pods of spinner dolphins.

Stand Up Paddle Boarding
Stand up paddle surfing is a fun water activity suitable for everyone – and there’s no need to schedule around high or low tides.  Just grab a board and go.

Salt Lake River Kayak
Float down the peaceful Qaloqalo River, past dense mangrove forests, to the remote Salt Lake. Here you’ll experience the pure tranquility and silence of this untouched region. Fed by the ocean tides, the pristine lake covers 100 acres, and creates an inland sea perfect for kayaking. Ancient Fijians used the river as a short cut to the beautiful Natewa Bay.

Vuodomo Waterfall
Vuadomo waterfall is about 30 kilometers from Savusavu on the west side of Vanua Levu. Here you can experience a local Fijian village, before taking a short walk to the waterfall and enjoy a dip in the refreshing water. An excellent opportunity for photographs and seeing Fiji’s beautiful hinterland.

Herbal Walking Tour
Fiji has an abundance of beautiful plants and herbs. During this informative and hands-on tour you’ll discover some of the natural medicinal qualities they possess, and the practical ways in which they’ve been used by the Fijian people for hundreds of years. This tour takes place right at Savasi Island.

Hiking
Take a gentle walk or a more serious hike through the thick Fijian jungle and energise your senses. There are a range of rainforest experiences awaiting you all within an hour of Savasi Island.

Cultural Experiences:

Local church
If you wish to experience a Fijian church service at a nearby village, you will be very welcome on any given Sunday. Enjoy the soulful harmonies of the choir and hear a pastor’s address his congregation.

Coconut Demonstration
Learn about the amazing coconut tree and its many uses in Fiji which give it the name ‘Tree of Life’. You’ll learn the history of weaving palm fronds and can try making your own Fijian crafts.

Meke
Music is woven into the fabric of Fiji and the ‘Meke’ embraces traditional song and dance to tell of legends, love stories, and spirits of the islands. Dances can vary from a hair-raising warriors spear dance, to a gentle and graceful fan dance.

Lovo
A traditional lovo feast at Savasi is a wonderful way to experience the real Fiji. An array of meats and vegetables are placed in an earth oven, lined with palms and hot coals, and left to cook over a number of hours. The resulting flavors are deliciously earthy and smoky.

Village visit
Guests can experience life in a local village first hand. Learn about the culture and traditions, attend a church service, or practice a little Fijian with the people widely considered the friendliest in the world!

Local market
Savusavu market boasts a myriad of fresh fruit and vegetables, as well as unique local foods like cassia bark (cinnamon), bush dhaniya (coriander), wild honey, avocado, cabacaba lobster, fresh mullet and sici shells. It is best visited on a Saturday.

 

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* Valid for travel Dec 1-19, 2022 + Jan 9-Mar 31, 2023. Book by Dec 10, 2022.