Travel Blogs from Waya Lailai, Fiji

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Waya Lailai - Day 284-285, Waya Lailai, Fiji travel blog

Waya Lailai - Day 284-285

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... got into the dorm and as usual made a bee-line for me. Caught the catamaran from the Wanna Taka and arrived at the Waya Lailai Ecohaven resort by late afternoon. I think they call the place an Ecohaven because it's pretty basic but it's pleasant ...

Stop, hammock time!, Waya Lailai, Fiji travel blog

Stop, hammock time!

A travel blog entry by jameswidowss

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Today consisted of recovering from drinking a heroic amount of Bounty Rum, at 58% it's got to be the strongest rum I've ever had but it was worth it as we were celebrating Kieran's birthday and also giving him and Niall a boozy 1AM pre send off party in ...

sun, snorkelling, scuba, coctails, Waya Lailai, Fiji travel blog

sun, snorkelling, scuba, coctails

A travel blog entry by ethansamjencol

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... .  Had a good flight from LA to Nadi and then went to the Novotel for Breakfast before catching the big cat from port Denerau to Waya Island.  The trip out was fun with a few people having a chunder.  It was a bit rough but we all got here ...

Fiji Time - Nadi and The Octopus, Waya Lailai, Fiji travel blog

Fiji Time - Nadi and The Octopus

A travel blog entry by bdonaghy81

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... , so remote and relaxed. There was no mobile phone coverage and internet was only accessible via 1 satellite linked laptop. Everyone from Fiji always uses the phrase ‘Fiji time’ i.e. no rush, whenever it happens, it happens. That’s fair ...

Octopus Resort, Waya Lailai, Fiji travel blog

Octopus Resort

A travel blog entry by stillinger

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We took a boat from Nadi, Fiji to Octopus Resort on Waya Island in the Yasawa Island chain just NW of the main island of Fiji.  It took about an hour to get there going full force the entire way.  It was a beautiful ride, ...

Bula Fiji!!, Waya Lailai, Fiji travel blog

Bula Fiji!!

A travel blog entry by flojoy

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... experience around the Yasawas'!!  We bought a 14 day bula pass for our boat travel and disembarked at our 1st point of Call....Waya Lailai. You jump off the big yellow Yasawa Flyer boat and get met by a wee wooden boat (be more safe in a rubber ...

Wayalailai – live life coconut time, Waya Lailai, Fiji travel blog

Wayalailai – live life coconut time

A travel blog entry by schabby

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... und mich in ihre Karawane einbezogen haben. Nacheinander ging es bergauf, auf großen Felsen mit Aussicht wurde pausiert („Fiji-Time“). Die Aussicht wurde immer besser: Kuata Island, Vomo Island, Viti Levu, Mamanuca Group, Castaway Island ...

Fiji Time, Waya Lailai, Fiji travel blog

Fiji Time

A travel blog entry by jameshopkinson

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... were struggling a little bit. We did make it back without the involuntary loss of any fluids. Back to Nadi. Enjoyed Waya Lailai so much......something you can't really describe is the friendly and happy atmosphere around the place....which is contagious. ...

Reef  snorkelling and further foot injuries, Waya Lailai, Fiji travel blog

Reef snorkelling and further foot injuries

A travel blog entry by jameswidowss

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... copy of Mr Nice, the book about Howard Marks by Rachel who we'd met on Coral View and who we had tagged along with to Waya Lai Lai. This book kept me entertained for the next few days before I hijaked Alicia's Kindle and started on her Charlie Brooker and ...

6.40pm - Just Keep Swimming, Waya Lailai, Fiji travel blog

6.40pm - Just Keep Swimming

A travel blog entry by suzloua

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... ). Yesterday was ace, as I got the chance to do yet more snorkelling – an all-day island safari on a boat around Waya and a couple of other nearby islands. We stopped off first over a channel known for the presence of manta rays, where Geoff, the ...

Arrival at Wayalailai, Waya Lailai, Fiji travel blog

Arrival at Wayalailai

A travel blog entry by jameswidowss

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... really nice, and a good guitarist too which we found out as he played songs for us as we ate.  One thing I've noticed about Fiji is that it seems you'll rarely find a guitar with all six strings, especially on the islands as it's not like there's a ...

Sun, sea, sand and snorkelling, Waya Lailai, Fiji travel blog

Sun, sea, sand and snorkelling

A travel blog entry by angela_louise

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... islands covered in palm trees, and one or two big ones covered in volcanic rocks. The boat pulled up at Octopus Resort on Waya Island and a little boat took us to the shore. We arrived to Fijian singing and clapping and a welcome drink that was orange ...

SUN, SEA and SAND island two, Waya Lailai, Fiji travel blog

SUN, SEA and SAND island two

A travel blog entry by adamwilson4

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... staff. My first impression was that it was a lot different than Bounty island. It was a pretty big island when it comes to Fiji islands. It had local residents who live on the their. It was a nice little resort with a nice long beach with few hammocks ...

10.12pm - Happy Birthday, Mama!, Waya Lailai, Fiji travel blog

10.12pm - Happy Birthday, Mama!

A travel blog entry by suzloua

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... ). Then there have been places like the Fijian island of Waya, which had all three. So I was delighted to come back to Waya and to Octopus. Although my friends amongst the guests had of course long since moved on, the wonderful staff were all still in ...

11.02pm - Ch-ch-ch-changes, Waya Lailai, Fiji travel blog

11.02pm - Ch-ch-ch-changes

A travel blog entry by suzloua

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... dinner, Fijian dinner, and Indian dinner (far more fitting than Italian, really, since Indians are the other big ethnic group in Fiji) were served in dishes, family-style, on the table. This was actually pretty good with the Indian dinner, because curry ...

"Bula"paradise!!

A travel blog entry by leeadams

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... church and got involved in their culture. we weaved with the ladies from the villiage and also went snorkleing with rthe sharkes. our time in fiji was limited but the 10 days we were there we made some good friends and shared some memoriable ...

11.13pm - Back To The Island, Waya Lailai, Fiji travel blog

11.13pm - Back To The Island

A travel blog entry by suzloua

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... old. And the six year old me looked around at my princess curtains, and sighed happily. Here are some facts I have learnt about Fiji today. 1.       When you swim in the ocean, the sand gets everywhere, and it does not wash off ...

Waya Lailai, Waya Lailai, Fiji travel blog

Waya Lailai

A travel blog entry by phileden

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... but a much cheaper option was to spend our time on just one island: Waya Lailai. We got the ferry from the mainland to Waya Lailai Eco Resort, stopping on the way at some other islands for people to get on/off. Some of the resorts were on islands no ...

6.51pm - Challenge Extended, Waya Lailai, Fiji travel blog

6.51pm - Challenge Extended

A travel blog entry by suzloua

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... hikes you can do into the island, you can make jewellery, get massages, or learn traditional Fijian dancing. There are movie nights, Fiji performance nights, and quiz nights. And then on Saturdays, they set up a big screen on the beach that plays music ...

Shark Feeding, Waya Lailai, Fiji travel blog

Shark Feeding

A travel blog entry by orianapacker

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... excited to be our friends and to teach us about their culture.  They welcome us in with enthusiasm and sincerity.  Fiji doesn't feel like any other generic tropical paradise, it feels like Fiji, and it is definitely the Fijians and their willing ...

Waya Lailai Ecohaven Resort, Waya Lailai, Fiji travel blog

Waya Lailai Ecohaven Resort

A travel blog entry by claire_and_mike

Swam with the ...

Waya Lailai Island - Waya Lailai Ecohaven Resort, Waya Lailai, Fiji travel blog

Waya Lailai Island - Waya Lailai Ecohaven Resort

A travel blog entry by jenmcguire1987

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Got to Waya Lailai around 4ish so we just settled in to our dorm and had a wee wander about the resort. It's a pretty cool place with a big massive rock hanging over the resort which looks so surreal.! We were pretty starving as our lunch at Coral View ...

Octopus Resort Fiji, Waya Lailai, Fiji travel blog

Octopus Resort Fiji

A travel blog entry by mad-marlin

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They say that a picture speaks a thousand words... In the case of Fiji we are going to leave the pictures to tell the story. All we can add is that yes the sea is really that colour. Yes it really was that quiet and yes it is paradise. We recommend ...

Waya Lailai, Happy New Year!!, Waya Lailai, Fiji travel blog

Waya Lailai, Happy New Year!!

A travel blog entry by mel-and-emma

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So after the crossing from hell even for me, we eventually made it to the eco resort of Waya Lailai, a quaint little resort nestled between the hills and the sea. The accommodation was basic but clean and the dining/ bar area had fantastic views of the ...

fiji waya lailai island, Waya lailai, Fiji travel blog

fiji waya lailai island

A travel blog entry by nicki_gramlich

BULA! Fiji is hot stuff! As we entered the airport we asked a lady what they expected for today's high and she replied,"oh it won't be too bad, about 28." OH LORD! Showing up in my sweats was not a good idea. The islands have been alright, showers and ...

Vinaka Vakalevo!, Waya Lailai, Fiji travel blog

Vinaka Vakalevo!

A travel blog entry by nomad82

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... mountains. There is a great range of activities and awesome beaches for topping up the tan and tranquility levels! (Accommodation: Waya lailai)  Full Monty (my activities) choose 2 : Kuata/Wayalailai- guided summit walk, Reef snorkeling/swim ...

Octopus Resort - Waya Island, Yasawas, Waya Lailai, Fiji travel blog

Octopus Resort - Waya Island, Yasawas

A travel blog entry by onkyc

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My pedicure was lovely. I now have smooth feet and bright purple toes. I don't need a manicure because Kyra, god bless her sent me away with lovely pink sparkly nails. Dinner was much better than lunch. There was a selection of curries. I sat on a ...

Fiji Island Number Four!, Waya Lailai, Fiji travel blog

Fiji Island Number Four!

A travel blog entry by janeski

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... asked to join in with the Kava Ceremony that evening before dinner. It involved drinking Kava which is the traditional drink of Fiji (which according to my research causes lethargy and a slight loss of co-ordination) one by one as we sat in a ...

Local drink, Waya Lailai, Fiji travel blog

Local drink

A travel blog entry by camillalomax

... managed to pick on up out of the water. We didn´t have long until our ferry arrived to take us to the next island Waya Lailai. This resort like Kuata didn´t require us paying extra for the accomodation. Until lunch Lauren slept in the dorm and I chilled ...

Paradise..., Waya, Fiji travel blog

Paradise...

A travel blog entry by shesaidyes

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Before we arrived in Fiji, we expected sun, sand, clear blue waters, and a week of total relaxation. And Fiji didn't disappoint. With more than 300 islands to see in Fiji most people go island hopping during their trip. But after seven weeks of ...

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