Wellesley Resort Fiji
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TripAdvisor Reviews Wellesley Resort Fiji Coral Coast
Travel Blogs from Coral Coast
... off at a major resort complex and were wondering whether the driver was going to be able to find our B&B. Thankfully, he came good and, at last, after over five hours on the bus, at half past 3 local time, we arrived at our destination, where a sleepy eyed German woman showed us to our room. It was very kind of her to get up in the early hours of the morning to let us in and we were extremely grateful for a shower and a comfortable bed after our long ...
... kava is yuck!! Haha tastes like old coffee but tart almost.. Never again! Haha Then the captain took us through the village where we saw the school on the island & how people lived etc. Was very interesting because they have solar power & also ceptic tanks for water, pretty awesome how they have advanced compared to what I could imagine it would have been like 20 if not 100 years ago. We jumped back on the boat & went for 1 more quick swim before jetting back to mana ...
... time we were through the whole group, some a few times, everyone was beat and heads were bobbing on the ride to the resort. Check-in at the Mango Bay was relatively quick considering there was twenty of us, this was good as it was almost seven. When we got to our room though we were greeted with a dirty toilet surprise. The staff quickly cleaned it and later we were given some drinks on the house to make up for the faux pas. Other than that ...
... we had garlands put around our necks and the whole village turned out to sing us a welcome song. We were shown the process of making Cava and Sue tasted it (looks like muddy water....tastes like muddy water) Fiji isn't the beautiful island paradise that we all think of but we didn't get to see any beaches. It's mainly a small mountainous island covered in rain Forrest. The people are extremely friendly and the climate hot and ...
... terminal, two more handicraft centres vie for our business. There is a cruise ship due in in two days with 2000-3000 passengers spilling off for 8 hours of sightseeing and shopping. No wonder then that the stall holders are masters at selling and that competition is fierce.
The prices vary according to a customer's nationality it seems. One stall tells me one item bears 'the Japanese price' at FJD$285. For me, not 265 or 200, but FJD$50! ...