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Experience the beauty of Taveuni, Fiji


If you are looking for ultimate privacy, amazing view and a place to just get away from the world, look no further.  Vinaka villa (which means thank you in Fijian) is the place for you.

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Amenities

Accommodation, House, Garden & Deck

  • If you are getting away on a honeymoon, an anniversary or just a life reset; and beautiful view and privacy are critical than this property is for you.  This 2-acre property has an amazing view over the Somosomo straight and not a neighbor to be seen.
  • A small private plunge pool is right off the main deck and overlooking the ocean.
  • The property runs on a diesel generator.
  • The bedroom is not air conditioned, but its proximity to the ocean will ensure you enjoy a beautiful ocean breeze through the doors and louvered windows.
  • The property has one queen bedroom and one full bathroom with a beautiful outdoor shower.
  • The bedroom and living area are separated by a curtain and the kitchen is in a separate structure.
  • The kitchen is simple but functional.
  • The living room opens out to covered deck and view over the ocean.
  • The dining room is located within the kitchen house.
  • Access to the ocean (10 min walk downhill).
  • Free Wi-Fi.

Food & dining

  • Your included breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks are prepped in our off-site commercial kitchen.  Also included are non-alcoholic beverages such as water, juices and soft drinks.
  • Continental breakfast will be delivered to the house, so you can enjoy eating at your leisure.
  • Prepared lunch will be delivered to you with your breakfast. Some reheating may be required.
  • A three-course dinner will be delivered in convenient containers for reheating and serving.
  • All our ingredients are locally grown and bio sourced ingredients, most coming from our own farm in the highlands of Taveuni.  All our seafood is locally and sustainably caught.  Our beef is sourced on the island, were the cattle is all grass fed and finished.  Other ingredients like lamb and green mussels are imported and flown in from New Zealand.
  • We will accommodate all your food allergies.
  • Alcoholic beverages can be purchased for you from our extensive list prior to your arrival.

Service

  • Your staff will consist of a professionally trained chef and service personnel/housekeeper.  There will always be someone available on the premises from before breakfast to after dinner service.
  • Return pickup service from Matei airport.
  • Housekeeping every other day & pure Fiji toiletries.
  • housekeeping.
  • Nightly turn down service.
  • Pure Fiji toiletries.
  • Laundry services (extra charge).
  • Nanny services (extra charge).
  • Not that you need it, but a night security guard can be hired (extra charge).
  • Massages and skin care treatments can be scheduled (extra charge).
  • Outings around the island can be scheduled (extra charge).
  • Water activities like scuba diving, snorkeling the rainbow reef, coastal fishing can be scheduled (extra charge).

Fun and games

  • 2 kayaks
  • 2 bikes

Transportation

  • You probably won’t need a vehicle as we will pick you up and return you to the airport.  All outings done through us will include a private air-conditioned car and chauffeur/tour guide.
  • If you are licensed to drive on the left side of the road we can arrange for a local car rental for US$100 a day. Don’t expect air conditioning or a nice vehicle.
  • We do not have motorcycle or bicycle rental companies available on the island.

Important information on property condition

Please note that the images of this property where taken a while back.    The property is still very nice and clean and while the location, food and service are excellent the property is worn down a little and has seen better days.

Vinaka Villa Activities


Relaxation
Relaxation
Massage
Massage
Kayaking
Kayaking
Snorkeling
Snorkeling
Paddle Boarding
Paddle Boarding
Star Gazing
Star Gazing

Things to do in Taveuni


Scuba Diving

Choose from Rainbow Reef, The Great White Wall, Annie’s Bommie, The Ledge, Yellow Grotto, The Purple Wall, The Zoo, The Fish Factory—and more—for an unforgettable encounter of a lifetime.

Hiking

Take a trip to the Bouma National Heritage Park. This important nature reserve in the northeast of the island offers a beautiful rainforest where you can walk to the three incredible waterfalls of Bouma Falls.

Coastal Fishing

Depending on the time of year and your preference Wahoo, Mahi-mahi, and Yellow Fin Tuna. Reef fisherman can cast for Giant Trevally, Blue Fin Trevally, Barracuda, Walu, Dogtooth Tuna and more.

Pearl Farm Tour

Fijian pearls are the most sought after pearls in the world. You want black pearls? We’ve got them on Taveuni.

Rainbow Reef Snorkeling

The Rainbow reef is the soft coral capital of the world. We can organize a first class snorkeling excursion to the reef which is a short 20 min boat ride from the shore. Its a must see experience.

Lavena coastal walk

Your walk begins on a white sandy beach with rock pools. You ford rivers, cross a suspension bridge, marvel at the rushing waterfalls and pass Naba village, still inhabited by descendants of “blackbirded” Solomon Islanders.

Wairiki Mission Church

Just a few kilometers away is the picturesque Catholic mission—a large stone church with stained glass and acclaimed sculptures making it the most architecturally interesting building on the island.

Horse Riding

Ride in the Fijian wilderness with panoramic ocean and tropical forest scenery. For adventurers the Volcano Cave Ride is a must, this ride includes a 20 minute bush walk to a small hidden cave created during the eruption of an ancient volcano.

Rates

Please contact us for our very best rates by clicking here and learn more about our packages.
We require a minimum stay of 3 nights. Our rate are billed in US dollars and include Fijian taxes.

Rates

Nightly inclusive rates (tax inclusive)*, min 2 guests:

2 ADULT GUESTS:    $259 per person/ per day

Children under 13:      $29 per child per day.

No Administration Fee For:

  • Wire transfer.
  • ACH or check.

Add 3.0% Administration Fee For:

  • All credit and debit cards

Terms & Conditions

Raiwasa Villa Booking Terms vs2

Deposit

We require a 25% non-refundable deposit to reserve the villa. A 5-day villa hold will be extended if you pay by check or wire. As soon as we receive your deposit your space will be reserved

Full Payment

The balance of payment must be received 60 days prior to the arrival date.

Cancellation Policy

  • Your deposit is non refundable.
  • If you cancel less than 60 days before your arrival you will be charged 100% of your payment.
  • We strongly recommend appropriate travel insurance coverage for all visitors to Raiwasa to cover cancellation penalties levied as a result of inclement weather, airline or other transportation delays, other unforeseen disruptions, cancellations or delays or in the event of illness.
  • No refund will be provided for no shows.
  • Refunds are subject to bank fee/credit card fee adjustments.