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Advisor - Joanna Alejandro
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Joanna Alejandro

  • Couples Travel

  • Honeymoons

  • All-Inclusive Travel

  • Beaches

  • Coastal

  • Local Food

  • Entertainment

A long deck and beach on a sunny day.
Curator’s statement

Bula Bula! (means wishing you life and health.) Turtle Island in Fiji is the most romantic place I have ever been. Nestled centrally in the Yasawa archipelago. Crystal blue waters and an amazing staff await your welcome. The perfect spot for a honeymoon or any other reason to celebrate love! Located on the famous Blue Lagoon, Turtle Island welcomes up to 14 couples max and is a truely private and spectacular. Fijian style bures are cozy, beautiful and are beachfront. Bure Mama's are assigned to your bure and are available 24 hours a day to make your holiday extra special. This is an all inclusive tropical resort and they are a Sea and Farm to table. Recognized by Travel and Leisure readers "Best Food in Fiji". Fijian Lifestyle awaits! Enjoy learning about the Fijian people and their culture. Fijians believe friends are family and you will be treated with their welcoming hospitality and utter kindness. Savor all the activities on the island. You can relax on your private beach for lunch everyother day on one of the 12 private beaches. Indulge in the snorkling, diving, paddleboarding, windsurfing or mountain biking, just to name a few. Evenings are special from nightly gourmet dinner parties or have a private dinner in the water. Kava ceremonies take place and it is a great way to learn the Fijian culture and get to know the locals. Turtle Island has hands down was my most favorite vacation ever. Meeting amazing people, eating localy grown fresh fruits and veggies and attending a church service with the local staff was truely an experience. Turtle Island makes it hard to leave. Bula Bula!

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Things to do in Fiji

Blue sea and hammock on a beach.

Beaches

Relax and dine on one of 12 beaches every other day. Every other day you will have your own private beach on the island. Your Bure Mama will escort you via golfcart. You will have a radio, refreshments and a few hours alone on the beach. Just call when your ready they pick you up and take you back. You get to see most of the island during the golf cart trips. Simply Beautiful!

Activities

There is diving, snorkeling, paddleboards, kayaks, horseback riding, archery, windsurfing, mountain biking, hiking, mountain top dinners and enjoy an amazing experience in the Turtle Island Spa. There is a weekly screening of the movie Blue Lagoon and the staff will take you fishing too! A little something for everyone!

Kava Ceremony

Kava ceremony is on Wednesdays. You can enjoy if you like other days with the staff also. Kava comes from the pepper plant and is made to be sipped from a bowl (you have your own bowl made from cococuts) this is a special ceremony for the Fijian culture. It is a great time to socialize with the other guests and staff. Singing and dancing follows and is such a great time.

Turtle Conservation

Sea turtles make their nests on the shores of Turtle Island and they save the lives of sea turtles with their Turtle Conservation program in partnership with World Wildlife Fund.

Eco Sanctuary

Extensive Solar Instillations make Turtle Island a pioneer in clean energy Ecotourism resorts with solar powered carts, a 5 acre garden-fully staffed and they make their own furniture.

Day Trips

Fishing

The captain will take you on a tour around the island to find the right fishing spot. Whatever is caught you can guarantee a fresh dinner.

Snorkeling

You can snorkel right out your front door or take the boat with your local guide to go out farther and have a fabulous day.

Diving

One dive a day is included in your stay. Bring your dive card and your sense of adventure. Turtle Island has all equipment needed for experienced divers.

Fijian Village Life

Seven villages surround Turtle Island and they welcome a visit to these villages. Fijian's love to share their daily life and they are so kind.

Mountain Top Dinner

All guests have dinner at the family table on top of the mountain. The views of the Blue Lagoon and the island are incredible. One of the most gorgeous sunsets I have ever experienced.

Places to eat & drink in Fiji

outdoor sitting with jute roof.

Turtle Island has a 5 acre garden with Island-Grown fruit, vegetables and fish is caught by local fishermen daily to bring you the freshest ingredients.

Breakfast

Breakfast is served on the beach right next to the water everyday. You can choose in room dining or sit at the family table and enjoy a glorious breakfast with the other guests. One of my most favorite time of the day. I had the best Bloody Mary in my life! They literally picked the tomatoes off the vine, amazing!

Lunch

Lunch is the simply divine. Turtle Island gives you a a beach picnic every other day. A private beach to let all you inhabitions free. When your ready to go radio the staff and they will pick you up by boat or golf cart.

Dinner

Private dinners for two are magical. Dine out on the Blue Lagoon where you are served by boat with lanterns to set the mood. Have dinner at Cliff Point overlooking the lagoon, enjoy dinner at the family table or simply have a romantic date under the stars in your villa. Whatever you choose dinners under the Fijian Sky are simply remarkable.

Need to Know

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