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Nadi, Fiji
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We stayed for a few days in a garden bure. The staff provide the best service I have ever experienced in any of the Fiji resorts. We were welcomed by the staff on arrival with a bu (green coconut). Even though we were late arriving (3pm), we were contacted by telephone and asked if were would like to have a...

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Bula Benita, Thank you for your fantastic response; we are so proud of your comments on Sau family Staff - Vinaka vaka levu! We hope that not only did you enjoy our magic when staying, but that you packed some spare to take along with you!

northern New Jersey
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We've just returned from a week at Sau Bay Fiji Retreat and couldn't be happier to have been there. Our main reason for going was the scuba diving, which was phenomenal on rainbow reef- masses and masses of fish of all colors and types, gorgeous, healthy and dense soft and hard coral, and other interesting critters abound. On one dive,...

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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Sau Bay's welcoming friendly staff compliment the stunningly beautiful setting to provide an unforgettable experience if you're willing to travel a little more adventurously in Fiji. For our 25th anniversary, my wife and I researched several resorts in Fiji (particularly using TripAdvisor) before concluding Sau Bay looked like a good fit. We snorkeled several days out of the 9 we...

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Reviewed 30 August 2016

We were welcomed to this tropical paradise by a warm Fiji smile. My family stayed in the tree-tops overlooking a secluded bay that offered tropical blues and birds. The Sau Bay family offered wonderful food and experiences such as hiking, snorkelling, kayaking and massages at the end of each day. A wonderful oasis just off Taveuni. A once in a...

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Was very fortunate to spend three nights in this little piece of Fiji paradise in August. On my round the world trip it was a real highlight - I recommend you ask for the treetop room which has the most stunning view. Many memorable moments from swimming in the waterfalls of the Blue Lagoon, snorkeling in the reef out front...

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Mill Valley, California
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful location especially, for visitors interested in exploring the Rainbow Reef. Certainly remote, but accessible from both Savusavu & Taveuni (taxi then boat). Comfortable, attractive bures, good food, well run resort. What really distinguishes Sau Bay from other resorts in Fiji is the unobtrusive, highly personal service. There’s always someone available to help get a kayak in the water, watch...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We are cruising Fiji in our catamaran and recently spent several nights anchored off Sau Bay Retreat on the island of Vanua Levu. Wow!! What a gorgeous gorgeous place - a tranquil boutique retreat only reached by boat with capacity for a maximum of 12 guests. Carol and Nigel, the owners and managers, couldn't have been more welcoming and hospitable,...

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Reviewed 24 June 2016

We had an incredible time at Sau Bay! It was secluded (only accessible by boat) with all of the amenities we needed. The food was delicious (we are foodies) and the staff was friendly and very accomodating. We spent most our days relaxing in the sun on the private beach drinking coconut rums and SSS (Sun, Sand & Serenity) cocktails...

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Louisville, Tennessee
Reviewed 11 June 2016

I researched a trip to Fiji for years and decided to spend 9 nights at Sau Bay. The goal was to see the soft coral in the Somasoma straight/Rainbow reef and have a place to snorkel at the resort, and this place met and exceeded my expectations. On three days of scuba, my wife and I had the dive boat...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

We chose Sau Bay for 7-day stay largely based on TripAdvisor and Expedia reviews. We can see why people liked it. Being quite small its easy to meet and get to know other guests but still have your own space. The weather wasn't that kind to us but still managed to go out for a picnic and snorkeling trip at...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sau Bay Fiji Retreat – off TAVEUNI is Situated 16°4 South 179° East in the North-East part of Fiji crystal clear waters and fringing coral reefs where a great diversity of marine life abounds.The South Pacific Islands enjoy a tropical climate throughout the year. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sau Bay Fiji Retreat

Address: Waiyevo, Taveuni Island, Fiji (Formerly Almost Paradise)
Region: Fiji > Taveuni Island > Waiyevo
Price Range: $275 - $665 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sau Bay Fiji Retreat 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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“the big family room looked amazing but we enjoyed the privacy of our own room not shared. One of the two twin rooms is significanty not as nice as the other--no fridge, no outdoor shower, limited space. And very close to vocal parrot. Overall fabulous!!”
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