Twin Bay Resort
Travel Blogs from Yasawa Islands
... and they then told us they would like to be like us travelling when they are our age! Later we walked up this very very steep dusty hill to see the sunset at a higher point, but it was rather cloudy so not so good. We all had a very nice dinner together on this long table, all very sociable. Afterwards four of us sat on the porch having a drink, waves lapping....We have no glasses, it is surprising how you manage with a plastic cap of an aerosol container and pass this ...
... hundreds of green coconut trees. As our little boat (we’d switched to from the ferry) neared the shore we were greeted with a Fijian welcome song.
Our new hosts knew we were all hungry from our journey so we started our stay with lunch. We then settled into our room, a luxury tent with our own hammock and an outdoor shower. We then went for a briefing about the snorkelling with manta rays. There is a channel between this island and the next which, in the ...
... came to the island to replace about 16 who had left so it felt like we owned the whole place. There was a couple from New Zealand and Billy from England. At 3 we walked down the beach to get tea and cake from a shop further down. I use the term shop loosely as it was just a woven roof and some benches but the cake was sublime! I had coconut and strawberry, the piece was also absolutely huge and I was a it worried I wouldn't be hungry at all by dinner. It ...
... to the beach for a lazy morning before going snorkelling. The whole morning we were a so tense just waiting for the manta drum to sound! Lunchtime came and went and we were giving up hope when all of a sudden a shout of 'Manta rays' went up and quickly spread around the whole island. We literally ran to the dive shop (there really was no need to run) and got our snorkel gear. When everyone was reach we headed to manta beach to get the boat to the channel. It was all so ...
... for to long, but Jarkko could and he took some awesome pictures and videos. But because of the strong current the boat picked us all up several times to drop us of in the "beginning" of the current again so we had the chance to see the Beauty many times. Even though I thought she were quite "small" (I thought all Manta Rays were about 10m wide but apparently there is different kinds of Manta Rays) it were a really cool feeling. There is only a few places on earth where you can ...
Other places to stay in Yasawa Islands
Lautoka, Waya Lailai | Hotelfrom $67
Yasawa, Yasawa Islands | Hotelfrom $128
PO Box 1838, Yaqeta Island | 5 star hotelfrom $293
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Nalova Bay, Nacula Island | Hotelfrom $36