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TravelPod Member ReviewsLongbeach Resort Yasawa Islands
Basic resort, but staff and nature makes this a dream becoming reality
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We glammed up, supped home-made pina coladas and then jumped into the launch that Coral View had sent across to pick us up. As I walked up the steps from the beach the first people I saw where teachers from Ratu Meli, the primary school that I’d taught at; it was their Christmas party night. The staff and owners from Turtle Island were there; it was their Christmas party night (Turtle Island is THE upmarket resort ...
... boat sped towards the marker buoy Kuata Lady (the Barefoot boat) appeared and so less than 24 hours after leaving we were all delighted to see each other again.
From the minute I’d seen that Coral View led a shark dive I’d wanted to do it and it was the main reason for me getting my open water. The dive offers six species of shark: lemon, grey reef, black-tipped reef, white-tipped reef, nurse and bull. I really wanted to see the bull ...
... comfortable I am in the water and that even though I made a fist of it I fixed it all so I’d passed that skill - phew!
My dive today ended with the mask removal skill which I totally nailed and when we ended the 35 minute dive (to 14 metres) and got to the surface I cried because I knew I’d be a certified diver within 24 hours and I was so chuffed with myself because when I had the mask freak out thing followed ...
... the sea plane would refuse to take all of the boxes and bags. There are about ten resorts that the sea plane will land at and the nearest one to Navotua is Blue Lagoon Resort. When we got to Blue Lagoon we agreed with reception that if the plane wouldn’t take our boxes then the resort would load them on to the Flyer for us which meant Zara could get the sea plane with me. We headed for a coffee during which time ...
... rolling my body from the waist up either forward, sideways or just seriously strangely - still, better that than the alternative though!
Then we got to Monday morning (10th November). Previously I would get the boat to Ratu Meli school on a Thursday and Friday but we’d agreed with the school to move our days to Monday and Tuesday to try and coincide our time there for when more teachers are around as Friday seems to have a low number ...