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So some reviews say you can buy the same items in Denarau cheaper but they are made in China. Hello made in China is not authentic and the locals don’t get the money. We found it very eye opening and we had a seven year...More
The village is close to Singatoka so it’s easily accessible. We went on a tour of the village and learnt some facts about it. We were then brought into the hall and had a Kava ceremony. They show you how they make the pottery and...More
After being greeted by a male guide, my mother and I were shown around the village where it was greatly reiterated that donations were accepted.
Following this, we were invited to a ‘community hall’ for a welcoming ritual which involved singing and a kava ceremony....More
We visited Lawai independently (not with a tour) - even though we were not expected the village women were very welcoming and quickly rallied to give us a demonstration of the pottery making. Be prepared to give a donation as they charge no entry fee....More
I read reviews today and my experience was the same as the last person who gave it a terrible review.
Also they’re a bit sexist. I understand that’s their culture but as the single Mum who worked really beeping hard to take her children there,...More
We did a visit to the local school followed by a tour of the pottery village. The school was great and the ladies at the pottery village put on a great show of traditional ceremony and songs. We were asked to ‘donate’ to the villiage...More
We loved our time in the village. We were shown around the village by one of the villagers who had lived her whole life there. She told us of raising her 6 children in the village and the problems the villagers face today. After having...More
We arrived at Eva's Beauty Spa and had my hair braided and bought many souvenirs which are already treated so you can take them home. Massages were good too. After that we went to the Lawai Village and watched the women do a ceremony which...More