Travel Blogs from Waya Island, Fiji

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Sunset Beach, Waya Island, Fiji travel blog

Sunset Beach

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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Sunset Beach on the Fijian island of Waya has a sandbar that provides two beaches. If you don't like the people on one beach you simply walk five metres to the other side. But since Ellen and I were the only two here we found ourselves having to quarrel ...

Shark Bait, Waya Island, Fiji travel blog

Shark Bait

A travel blog entry by alasdairm

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... it was time to move again. With a BBQ lunch tucked away, it was another short trip south through the Yasawas to my last island of Waya and to the Octopus Resort at its northern end that I'd heard good things about. The resort was certainly a step up from ...

Fiji in a coconut shell, Waya Island, Fiji travel blog

Fiji in a coconut shell

A travel blog entry by lauraandrich

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... hotel which was basic but ok for the money it cost. An early start awaited us the following morning as we set off for the island of Waya which is part of the Yasawa islands in Fiji, a 2 and a half hour catamaran trip through very choppy waters. We were ...

4 Days in Fiji Paradise, Waya Island, Yasawa Island Chain, Fiji travel blog

4 Days in Fiji Paradise

A travel blog entry by bennyandmax

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... were "island-hopping," a popular method of holiday travel in Fiji.  The boat ride for us was 2.5 hours.  We reached Waya Island and boarded a small boat 300 meters off shore for transfer to the beach where we were greated by songs sung by ...

Bula Fiji!!, Waya Lailai, Fiji travel blog

Bula Fiji!!

A travel blog entry by flojoy

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... 6th April Alarms sounded at 6.30am so wearily we got up for our bus to the port that would signal the start of our island hoppin experience around the Yasawas'!!  We bought a 14 day bula pass for our boat travel and disembarked at our 1st point ...

BULA! Welcome to Paradise..., Waya Island, Fiji travel blog

BULA! Welcome to Paradise...

A travel blog entry by philandsoph

... is our final day in Fiji, having spent one night on the mainland in Nadi, and five nights in the most amazing beach resort on Waya Island, part of the Yasawa Islands. As far as first weeks go, this couldn't have been any better! The perfect way to start ...

Real life vs Resort Life, Waya Island, Fiji travel blog

Real life vs Resort Life

A travel blog entry by laurieandjilly

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... minute walk over a steep hill to the next cove along from Octopus and is home to the majority of the resort's staff. Because Waya Island is cut off from the mainland, the villagers have a very traditional way of life and are much less westernised than ...

BULA...or way too much Kava., Waya Island, Fiji travel blog

BULA...or way too much Kava.

A travel blog entry by donjohn

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... with the French)...New Caldonia(same and expensive to boot)...Niue(hard to get to)...talked to some Kiwis...Fiji wa sit. Found a wee resort on a distant island in the Yasawa group of outer Fijian islands and booked a resort called OCTOPUS..go there, it ...

Kayaks, Kindergarten and Crab Racing!, Waya Island, Fiji travel blog

Kayaks, Kindergarten and Crab Racing!

A travel blog entry by laurieandjilly

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... right on the beach and it was lovely to be able to hear the waves lapping on the sand as we relaxed. Our last day on Waya Island was well spent with one of the best things we've done on our travels. Starting early in the morning to avoid the hottest ...

Kava is peculiar stuff, Waya Island, Fiji travel blog

Kava is peculiar stuff

A travel blog entry by hedwig_the_bear

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... night in Nadi, we traveled across to the beautiful collection of Yasawa Islands. We were spending the next five days at Waya Island, at a resort called Octopus. The boat journey lasted 90 minutes and with every swell the ocean produced, the hull would ...

Why Hello Waya!!!, Waya, Fiji travel blog

Why Hello Waya!!!

A travel blog entry by flojoy

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... gets at feeding time (the grand event of the day) lol but what a prison!  Got Yasawa Flyer at 10.30am to Waya our next island at the Octopus Resort, and what a resort it is!  We were welcomed by singing and Bula, think we have found our ...

The Mamanuca and Yasawa Island Chains, Waya Island, Fiji travel blog

The Mamanuca and Yasawa Island Chains

A travel blog entry by laurieandjilly

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... . The Yasawa chain is a vision of paradise with clear turquoise seas, white sandy beaches and lush tropical rainforests. As we neared Waya Island we transferred to a tiny tin boat which took us the last few hundred yards right to the beach where we were ...

Sunset Waya, Waya, Fiji travel blog

Sunset Waya

A travel blog entry by stiphu

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3 Tage im Resort Sunset ...

Resort with a village atmosphere, Waya Island, Fiji travel blog

Resort with a village atmosphere

A travel blog entry by spider415

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... (the big catamaran) to transport people that you're bound to run into the same people over and over again while island hopping your way along Fiji. At this point I had already had enough foreigners approach me with the question, "Is it true only 20% ...

Spot On, Waya Island, Fiji travel blog

Spot On

A travel blog entry by wallsy

... ya galah. So i've picked up the pen again after a brief interlude. What an iconoclastic week - the lads, gateways, werewolves, Fiji Bitter, a steady decline in brain matter and most importantly... Tim & Bel. The wedding was perfect with awesome food, ...

Fiji - Desert island - Bugs n stuff, Nadi and Waya Island, Fiji travel blog

Fiji - Desert island - Bugs n stuff

A travel blog entry by helenandphil

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... even smaller > boat then jumped into the surf which belonged on the front cover of a > holiday magazine. Octopus Resort, Waya island has it all, starting with the > obligatory palm trees waving welcome over a crescent beach of pristine ...

Waya Lailai Ecohaven Resort, Waya Lailai, Fiji travel blog

Waya Lailai Ecohaven Resort

A travel blog entry by claire_and_mike

Swam with the ...

Fiji time!, Waya Island, Fiji travel blog

Fiji time!

A travel blog entry by mattandnic

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... is also a Castaway Island in the same group but it has no relation to the film. About 3 hours later we approached Waya Island where our resort was.  Beautiful beaches and tall, rugged hills dominate the island and the whole coastline is ...

Still here! Plus Rugby.., Waya Island, Fiji travel blog

Still here! Plus Rugby..

A travel blog entry by dave22

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After breakfast a trip to see school rugby sevens has been arranged on Naviti Island. Current and ex pupils all get together to try to win the trophy. The games are well and passionately supported by the locals and are played on the school playing field. ...

Game Fishing..., Waya Island, Fiji travel blog

Game Fishing...

A travel blog entry by dave22

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... significance in this... So after a quick transfer to our boat, we set off up the coast to fish in the channels around a small island.. Apparently a Great White area.... Rusi, our guide, wasted no time put the lures out on the four rods fixed to the back ...

Paradise to Octopus, Waya Island, Fiji travel blog

Paradise to Octopus

A travel blog entry by dave22

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Transfer day... Today I REALLY AM on Waya island! For the first time.. despite what this app may tell you. Luckily, in view of the fact I'd not really had any sleep, they let me stay a little longer in my luxury pad to try and catch up on some sleep ...

Another day in Paradise..., Waya Island, Fiji travel blog

Another day in Paradise...

A travel blog entry by dave22

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I'd previously booked a kayak tour for this afternoon, but after my handline fishing trip got cancelled the other day I was quite keen to fit it back in.. It turned out that they'd added a special one today, so I cried off of the kayaking and after a ...

I'm not there... I'm here!, Waya Island, Fiji travel blog

I'm not there... I'm here!

A travel blog entry by dave22

Just to clarify... This blog insists on calling this island Waya when in fact it's Naukacuvu... Just saying.... Today I got myself some snorkel gear for the guided snorkelling later and retired to a sun lounger on the beach.. After lunch we met are guide ...

6th and 7th..., Waya Island, Fiji travel blog

6th and 7th...

A travel blog entry by dave22

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More of the same as today Evie left and I snorkelled.. In the evening we had another staff entertainment session.. 7th Soili, another new friend left today.. Had a massage and clock watched as I'm leaving ...

Champagne Breakfast, Waya Island, Fiji travel blog

Champagne Breakfast

A travel blog entry by dave22

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As most of the night was taken over by a massive deluge from the skies, breakfast on the beach was moved to the verandah... Made sense. We had champagne, fruit, juice, coffee and scrambled egg on toast with bacon.... Mmm Jigger and Sussanah were leaving ...

Octopus Resort, Waya, Fiji travel blog

Octopus Resort

A travel blog entry by claire_and_mike

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Paradise Found!, Waya Island, Fiji travel blog

Paradise Found!

A travel blog entry by teamstoobie

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... to ours was awesome, it took a little over 2 hours to reach our island. We had chosen to stay 7 nights at one island called Waya at a resort called Octopus! When the Yasawar Flyer dropped anchor, a little old wooden power boat came up, we both looked at ...

Human Again!, Waya Island, Fiji travel blog

Human Again!

A travel blog entry by dave22

After a good nights sleep I woke in the morning and felt.. Well.. Amazingly good.. A miracle! I f that's what colonic irrigation does for you I can see why some people try it... Although I'd rather not.. and certainly not have it forced on me! I did a ...

I'm Off To Paradise!, Waya Island, Fiji travel blog

I'm Off To Paradise!

A travel blog entry by dave22

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Another hard packing day... Then a morning waiting for the ferry.. On the beach.. In the sun... For a bit... I'm due to leave around 12.30-1.30 depending on when the Flyer gets to the area.. As luck would have it, leaving coincided with a tropical ...

5 Star luxury, not for me this time!, Waya Island, Fiji travel blog

5 Star luxury, not for me this time!

A travel blog entry by redkeels

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... stay here.  I feel comfortable here and feel like I belong.  I have a feeling that I will be back to this island before I leave Fiji! Spent all morning sunbathing, as if I need any more colour on me!  Had my last amazing lunch and then got ...

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