Lomani Island Resort

Address: Malolo Lailai Island, Mamanuca Islands, Fiji | 4 star hotel
 
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This 4 star hotel is located in Malolo Lailai Island.
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsLomani Island Resort Malolo Lailai Island

      Reviewed by traveltastebuds

      Swaying palms and heavenly sunsets

      Reviewed Feb 27, 2013
      by (1 review) Perth , Australia Flag of Australia

      Feeling the need to have some couples time my husband and I hopped on a plane and flew down to Fiji for some serious r&r. We stayed on the island of malolo lailai one of the larger island in the Mamanuca chain.
      What used to be one of the largest coconut plantations is now a handful of small resorts and we had picked to stay at the adults only Lomani resort on the western facing side of the island. Huge swaying palms great as you arrive on the white sand beaches and the locals are eager to sing you into the Fiji way of life with a beautiful welcome song. We arrived by seaplane which you take very easily out of Nadi Airport and the little Canadian 6 man flyers are just a treat to start your holiday off with a thrill. Quick and easy the flight to Lomani takes around ten minutes and weather permitting takes in a full sweep of the north western side of the mamanuca chain. A seamless touch down on water and you glide up to the foreshore arriving in real style.
      (The boat transfer takes around 40 minutes and can be booked simply with resort).

      We arrived early morning and apart from the welcome song there was a cool fruit based cocktail and a damp towel to feel a little fresher.
      The resort itself was quiet intimate and small with just 17 rooms of varying luxury all within a stones throw of the beautiful beach and surrounding.
      We had booked a beach bure and they were absolutely perfect, modern little bungalows with a hint of local Fiji elements and to top it all a fabulous outdoor shower.
      The view from our Bure was superb, nothing but lush palms, tree lilies and a very inviting crystalline sea.
      The resort has a lovely wooden decked restaurant and bar where you take most of your meals and for those balmy warm evenings you can book a table down by the beach for that extra special romantic moment. The breakfasts were more than adequate although the chef seemed to struggle getting my poached eggs soft boiled, however the staff were always willing to please and gave us whatever we asked for without issue. The bar itself lacks a little colour and atmosphere and the evenings there would have benefited from some lovely storm lanterns being lit to create a mood and gather people together to stay and drink but really I am just picking at small details. The food whilst sometimes was a little inconsistent seemed generally fresh and tasty. The menu has a rotation every 7 days and can get a little dull but again they were more than willing to accommodate my demands on certain days were I didn't want to order from the menu. ( I particularly recommend the kokoda cervice fish in coconut broth ... totally sublime !
      The weather permitting some of the excursions can be booked through the resort and there sister resort plantation but we were there at a time when conditions were not perfect, and we frankly wanted only to relax. We opted for some of the simpler trips run by the local staff out to the local reefs and sand bars where you can feed the teaming fish (spectacular ) and swim in the shallow waters of the sand bar.

      The staff are amazingly warm and charming and have an infectious personality. They all seem to love there Fiji and are more than willing to impart some wonderful stories about there island and daily life in Fiji.
      The manager Lucie is a real Gem and tries hard to meet all your expectations and whilst I did have a few minor grumbles she more than put them to bed swiftly. If you love nature, amazing wild life (the fruit bats are prevalent on the island) and want to have some time away from kids and get an adults only treat, then I can highly recommend Lomani as the place to be. With out a doubt a truly magical little place.Oh and one last piece of advice... for all you girls packing your large suitcase, don't bother... Its a no news no shoes sort of place and trust me apart from a few easy dresses a swimsuit is all that is required.

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      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

      TripAdvisor Reviews Lomani Island Resort Malolo Lailai Island

      4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding
       

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