Namale the Fiji Islands Resort & Spa
Travel Blogs from Savusavu
... and hired a taxi driver to give us a bit of a tour for a morning. It was great having a local show us around the hot springs, the great views and he even introduced us to the village chief. The Fiji culture is still very much tribal with a chief running each village. We gave the chief our gift of Kava (more potent than alcohol apparently) to enter the village and he and a few of the locals did a welcome chant for us. It was definitely a unique experience. The role of chief ...
... outside of the town of Savusavu. Roy and Lisa are our hosts and live right on the same property. We have had a great week getting to know them and their dog Vatu. They are a wealth of knowledge about the surrounding area and the different villages and settlements.
The view from our deck is incredible! You can see the ocean, there are so many species of birds of every colour. There are macaws that are teal, green and yellow. There are ...
... At the airport we met a really friendly man that was the firefighter for the airport who gave us directions and later on ran over to us, because he forgot to tell us what side of the road to be on. We then walked up the very small road to a shop and spoke for ages with the shop keeper and the Indo-Fijian couple also had been on our plane. It was so lovely, I asked them what fruit was growing in one of the trees . . the next moment we had basically amazing tour guides, showing ...
... for one of us.) We did a
second dive the next day on the same site and again had a beautiful
underwater encounter. We surfaced to get the camera for some shallow
pictures, but when we went back in the water, the pinnacles were no
where to be found. The current swept us away so fast that we could
not locate them again. I guess it was Neptune's way to say, “Time
to move on.”
Therefore, it was on to Makogai. ...
... travellers, an American and an Austrian in my hostel are also departing tomorrow so are all gen'd up on the details. The American unsurprisngly has been doing the kiddy volunteer thing so has been here several times and is scouting for another one for next year. The Austrian girl has been travelling for about as long as me but has the look of someone who's been doing and living it for several years. In the evening we went to a local yacht club for a drink where a ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service