Ni Sa Bula Vinaka

Your secluded private island paradise awaits, Navini Island Fiji

Continue reading "Ni Sa Bula Vinaka"

Your Fiji Island Paradise Awaits

This unique Fiji Island Resort offers you a very special island experience.
We meet you on arrival at Nadi International Airport and will bring you straight out to Navini
within 1 hour, you could be swimming off the beach, or lounging under a thatched umbrella with a refreshing tropical cocktail in hand.
The “no day tripper” policy ensures there are never any crowds on Navini.
All daily trips out snorkelling, village visits and use of water sports equipment are complimentary.

Many of our guests return again and again, often with friends and family…

Why guests choose Navini?

  • With just 10 bures and no day-trippers, Navini is always quiet and secluded – even during high season
  • This Fiji Island Resort’s average number of guests is 20… looked after by more than 24 staff!
  • Great snorkelling – reef sanctuary surrounding the Island
  • All morning trips, activities, and equipment are complimentary
  • Transfers by private car and speedboat at any time – day or night
  • The open-air dining area is a social hub filled with light and laughter

Beachfront Bures

Spacious & Comfortable

All our bures are near the water’s edge, so it’s just a few steps from your bed to the beach.
Surrounded by coconut palms, shady trees and tropical flowers, this light and breezy form of island accommodation is also very private….

All accommodation includes:

  • Complimentary fruit basket on arrival
  • Island wrap-around sulu for each person
  • Daily morning activities, including boat outings and cultural events
  • Watersports equipment, including stand up paddleboards, kayaks, Hobiecat, seacycle and spyboards
  • Use of snorkelling equipment
  • WiFi card for use in dining-room area
Premier Bure
Accommodates up to three people; ideal for a couple. With two verandahs, choose to take in the ocean or garden views.
From $698 FJD
Two Room Bure
These stand-alone bures accommodate up to five people, so are great for a family or couples preferring more space. 
From $910 FJD
Deluxe Bure
With a king bed and larger bathroom, thatched bure with daybed and outdoor shower, the perfect romantic getaway.
From $844 FJD
Family Villa
The largest option, two spacious rooms and bathrooms, a separate sitting room, as well as an outdoor shower and courtyard. 
From $1,206 FJD

View Bures & Rates

Things to Do

Do as much or as little as you like on Navini Island

On Navini Island, your time is your own.
A major decision is whether to snorkel around Navini’s reef, join the complimentary morning outing which may be to the local village, dropline fishing over one of the neighbouring reefs, snorkelling around bombies and over bright coral walls, or visiting other island resorts.

From the Island, you can explore the coral reef sanctuary, take out the hobie-cat sailboat, borrow snorkelling gear to watch the colourful fish, try the sailboard, spyboard, kayaks, or the seacycles. All complimentary.

Explore our reef sanctuary
Image is not available

The complex canvas of sand, rock and coral that makes up Navini Island is surrounded by a beautiful reef. Since 1988, the waters surrounding Navini have been a sanctuary and, as such, they are teeming with sea-life....

Daily Excursions
Image is not available

There is a complimentary activity on offer each morning for those looking for an outing or cultural experience. The destination changes each day subject to weather and is written up on the board in the dining room in time for breakfast...

Relax and Unwind
Image is not available

All our bures are near the water’s edge, so it’s just a few steps from your bed to the beach. Surrounded by coconut palms, shady trees and tropical flowers, this light and breezy form of island accommodation is also very private....

On the water
Image is not available

Navini offers a variety of complimentary non-motorised water sports equipment for guests to use, all free of charge. The Hobiecat, Stand-up paddleboards and kayaks are great for circumnavigating the island, and seacycles are a great way to see the island from the water with a companion.

Fijian Culture
Image is not available

From nature walks to learn about the traditional uses of local plants, Fijian cooking lessons, story telling of the local myths and legends or trying your hand at traditional basket weaving from a coconut frond.

Relaxed open-air dining
Image is not available

The beating of this Fiji Island resort’s traditional lali drum calls guests to the open-air dining room for meals, which are relaxed, social events. Special dietary requirements and food allergies are catered for, with gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan, non-dairy and Halal options available....

previous arrowprevious arrow
next arrownext arrow
Slider

Recent Reviews

A few words form recent visitors

  • 5 star ratingNirvana (a desert island paradise) We first started holidaying in Fiji in the eighties, and having stayed at many different resorts over the years, having finally landed with Navini as our nirvana. For more information, please see my other Fiji reviews and photos.
    This was our 5th visit to Navini – so in Navini terms we are only relative newcomers!
    Once again the island, staff and snorkelling delivered 100% to our expectations, gleaned originally from reading Trip Advisor reviews, then talking to long term returnees during past visits, and our own experiences.
    That said, this year, for the first time, we realised Navini may not suit everyone.
    In past reviews I have always focussed on what Navini is, so I thought this year I should focus on what it isn’t, and who it may not suit.
    In our view, Navini is not for those who:
    • prefer to listen to their own loud music on their portable speakers during the communal gathering for pre-dinner drinks, rather than enjoy the tranquil desert island atmosphere
    • enjoy their own boisterous gathering in...
    read more

    AmbersOnOak Avatar
    AmbersOnOak
    01/06/19
  • 5 star ratingAmazing- Paradise Island and as brilliant as it sounds! We visited Navini in December 2018, having gone through a few of the reviews we had very high expectations and Navini did not disappoint. The Island itself is beautiful and kept to such a high standard, the food is outstanding and the staff really make your time here so memorable.
    The day trips that are offered are the perfect way to explore the surroundings but staying on the island is equally as enjoyable.
    We enjoyed dining with the other guests which at first we thought would be out of our comfort zone but was a really great part of the trip.
    The majority of guests on the Island had visited many times before and we can understand why.
    Navini is the most magical and beautiful place we have ever visited and will have a special place in our hearts always.
    We can't wait to return.

    JessieH1224 Avatar
    JessieH1224
    07/01/19
  • 5 star ratingTeeny, tiny paradise I read about Navini when researching great places to snorkel in Fiji, and it did not disappoint! There is a reef surrounding the island which you can access from the beach and see many fish and the ocassional reef shark and turtle. There were tiny black tip reef shark pups in the shallows almost constantly (to my unwavering delight!) The views were consistently stunning.
    Almost every day we were taken on a snorkeling trip to another reef. Each trip was varied, but always awesome: The colours and shapes of the coral, the variety and density of the fish, the visibility! Consistently the best snorkelling I have pexperienced. I was so glad to see our guides never fed the fish (which some were clearly used to from other operators).
    “Sea lice” were very prevalent while we were there (I didn’t research the best time of year to visit, so this may vary)! If you react badly to these, make sure you cover up. The upside: where there were sea lice, there...
    read more

    ZeeJaySea Avatar
    ZeeJaySea
    22/12/18
  • 5 star ratingPerfect!!! The most perfect holiday we’ve ever had! Island is beautiful, resort is well planned and the staff..staff members are the heart of Navini! They were amazing and everyone felt like friends to us. There were couple who have been coming back for 25 years! That should tell you all something. We have travelled a lot and never have I ever been this upset when I have to leave some place! When we left from Navini I almost cried 😀 Definitely coming back.
    Best regards from Elisa and Niko 😍

    383elisay Avatar
    383elisay
    03/10/18
  • 5 star ratingWonderful holiday experience Our second visit to this island, we returned because it is a beautiful place with very helpful and kind staff always willing to do extra for us. The bures are all beachfront and comfortable, the surrounding reef is a sanctuary and full of fish and coral, every day there was a free boat trip to other reefs to snorkel. The food was delicious and more than ample. The whole experience was restful and relaxing and we will return again.

    NicknLot Avatar
    NicknLot
    30/08/19
  • 5 star ratingWonderful taste of Fiji You can't go wrong choosing Navini for your Fiji vacation. This was our first time visiting Fiji and I liked the idea that after 24 hours of traveling someone would meet us at the airport and take us to our destination as soon as we arrived. Staying at Navini is so enjoyable. I never felt so safe and relaxed. The staff is amazing. This was our favorite place to stay in Fiji.

    utahmiller Avatar
    utahmiller
    01/07/19
  • 5 star ratingBest Vacation Ever Wow, it is hard to know where to start! Our family, traveling together on this 10-day vacation, all agreed it was the most relaxing and enjoyable vacation we have ever experienced.

    We were struck most by the positive spirit and hospitality of the staff, followed by the beauty and compactness of the island. By day two, the entire staff called you by your first name. They were personable and caring and could almost read your mind as to wants and desires. The accommodation, we stayed in, the family Villa, was modern, clean, and in a top state of repair. We had daily service that included a complete cleaning and new sheets and towels. Our family of five adults and one grandchild fit comfortably into this Bure. Each Bure has an outdoor hammock and a covered seating area on or adjacent to the beach. We were on the north side of the island and were treated to the most beautiful sunsets.
    The dining area was a central hub of...
    read more

    jdfarris Avatar
    jdfarris
    13/08/19
  • 5 star ratingBack for a dose of Paradise This was our fifth time at Navini, and once again Paradise found! This is not only due to the beautiful nature both above and below the water, but in large part due to the friendly staff at Navini, who go out of their way to make you feel at home. If you need a break from the hectic non-stop daily routine, this is the place to be!
    After a four year break, it was wonderful to catch up with staff and other return visitors who are now friends. Accommodation has had a lovely face lift with more modern facilities and the biggest change was to the dining area and the menu. We enjoyed these changes, though would still be happy with the ‘old’.
    A big Vinaka vakalevu to all the Staff at Navini! A truly memorable Christmas and stay for us.

    Marliko Avatar
    Marliko
    30/12/18
  • 5 star ratingMeravigliosa esperienza! L'isola è piccola e con pochi bungalow, dall'atmosfera tranquilla e rilassata, che ti permette di staccare completamente la spina!
    L'accoglienza è calorosa e familiare e cerca di coinvolgerti nella grande famiglia Navini!
    Cucina eccellente e staff pronto a soddisfare ogni tua richiesta!
    Una serata a settimana è dedicata alla cucina locale e alle tradizioni: bella esperienza!
    La barriera corallina da un lato dell'isola è particolarmente bella ma noi siamo stati un po' sfortunati perché per alcuni giorni è stato ventoso.

    teoro2011 Avatar
    teoro2011
    05/05/19
  • 5 star ratingI'd give 6 stars if I could This is the perfect resort for casual relaxation.From the moment we arrived we felt part of the Navini family. The hardest decision of my day was whether to relax on the extremely comfortable double daybed, hammock or sunloungers. Replies to emails before arrival were prompt. Arrival times are flexible.Henry, based on Vitu Levu, can pick up anytime to transport you on the half hour journey by road to the Vuda Marina to rendezvous with the boat.There is no jetty so it was shoes off to paddle ashore.There was quite a swell when we arrived and we had to transfer into a smaller boat which would have been quite a challenge for the less nimble.The bures are all beachfront and privately screened by greenery.Not only was there a welcome fruit cocktail there was a welcome fruit basket in the fridge and a complimentary alcoholic beverage was brought to the bure to help us settle in . The bed was comfortable and the ocean was visible .There is no air conditioning... read more

    traveldoc65 Avatar
    traveldoc65
    17/02/19
  • 5 star ratingHome away from Home - Truely Spectacular My husband and I enjoyed a Beautiful stay at the resort - truly spectacular. We only stayed for 2 nights and 3 days and it superseeds eveyrthing. The staffs get to learn your name and treat you like their own. We were greeted by Losalini who was there for us from begining to end. Thomas the islands Aquaman - his your snorkelling guide, super caring making sure that you are ok throughout the excursion. The dining staff Vini, Joka and others are on hand and meals are more then what you expect and super yummy. Volleyball in the afternoons with the staff is lots of fun, you don't have to be a pro to play volleyball. Last but not least you end the night with the traditional Kava drink with a game of Vividi. Truly spectacular staff who are amazing and super caring, with the beach right outside your bures and you have your own path to the beach from your own private bures what more can you... read more

    Kvtwahine Avatar
    Kvtwahine
    28/04/19
  • 5 star ratingBest holiday ever! A beautiful island. Clean, comfortable bures, the friendliest and most helpful staff and the opportunity to meet interesting people from all over the world. The most relaxing holiday we've ever had. Highly recommended!

    Grant C. Avatar
    Grant C.
    15/11/18
  • 5 star ratingPerfection! We just spent 5 perfect nights on Navini. Even though we were moving on to another resort (Likuliku on Malolo), we didn't want to leave! We split up our vacation up between the two resorts, thinking we might feel confined on a 6 acre island after 5 days but my wife and kids and I all would have been happy to stay another week (at least!) on Navini. Snorkeling on the north side of the island was as good as any of the other reefs we went to with plenty of corals, shells (just don't touch any live cones!), brightly colored fish, sharks (friendly), and turtles.
    Bures were simple but clean and comfortable and felt very private. Very much enjoyed having a large, covered day bed outside on the sand for reading, napping, or just watching the Black-Tipped Reef sharks feeding on the small bait fish swimming a few feet off the shore. Chaise lounge chairs were also available even closer to the water...
    read more

    ZinFan707 Avatar
    ZinFan707
    05/07/19
  • 5 star ratingTropical Cyclone Sarai delivered a different Navini experience. We missed Henry meeting us at the airport, hope he is enjoying retirement, we wish him well. Finally we are being welcomed ‘home’ on the beach by Simone the owner, and friends from previous visits. It was supposed to be an extended family Christmas holiday but an expired passport by one resulted in just the two of us. They did make it to Fiji later but not to Navini. The resort with renovations completed looks beautiful. Christmas started with the staff singing carols outside the bures, a moving experience. A staff Church Service beautiful singing. Christmas Dinner was TC Sarai was on the way the seas were huge. Most guests opted to stay on the island. Winds increased , it was time to ‘batten down’. All boats taken to mainland marinas. Bure windows were boarded up, we were given meals and by early evening we were waiting ....we ate our dinner, drank some wine listening to the crashing surf and wind. I... read more

    HOOKEDONFIJI Avatar
    HOOKEDONFIJI
    10/02/20
  • 5 star ratingAbsolutely amazing We had one of our best holiday on Navini with the whole family. We had absolute bliss. We loved the morning trips to different places, snorkelling was so beautiful. The staff looked after us and were fantastic with kids. They have tried to fulfil any request we had. And food was soooooo good. It was very sad to leave this paradise, but we will definitely try to come back again.

    DanielaV1859 Avatar
    DanielaV1859
    04/03/19
  • 5 star ratingTruly Paradise!! Before deciding on a holiday on Navini, I did a lot of research and read a lot of reviews. I was looking for a small one-resort island with beautiful beaches and a fantastic house reef for snorkeling. Oh, and the meals had to be wonderful too! Well, I got it all and more...the food was simply delicious, dessert was served with lunch and dinner! Each morning there is an activity such as a snorkel trip to visit different reefs, line fishing or a visit to a nearby "working" island where you can visit a school and later have an opportunity to purchase little trinkets. After lunch, there is time for the beach, a snorkel around the house reef or a drink with new found friends. Simone and all the wonderful people who run the show will cater to all your needs from the moment you step foot on their island. Everyone knows your name whether they work in the office, the restaurant, run the boats or pick you up... read more

    Irene J. Avatar
    Irene J.
    25/02/19
  • 5 star ratingAnother excellent Navini experience We just made our third trip to Navini and it just keeps on delivering. Somehow, they to be able to improve on perfection.
    I didn’t think it was possible but the food has only gotten better. Ana and the kitchen staff have from creating delicious meals to creating super-dooper delicious meals! Kids activities away from the dining area during the adults’ dinner is an added bonus.
    One of the best things about Navini is that you get treated like a family member rather than a stranger. For return visitors, being greeted with a hug rather than an introduction is just one of many reasons that we will keep coming back.
    Whether it’s new staff or ‘old hands’, everybody goes out of their way to make your holiday unforgettable.
    Hot tip: one of my favourite activities happens after dinner when the staff come back to the dining area to drink kava and play vindi vindi. Don’t miss this great opportunity to get to know the people, learn about Fijian culture and day-to-day life, enjoy...
    read more

    Andyjam2110 Avatar
    Andyjam2110
    18/10/19
  • 5 star ratingSpot-on from beginning to end We completely enjoyed our visit to Navini Island. The location is awesome, the staff is great.
    Staff took time to learn each of our names and ensure that we were taken care of. The facilities are casual but immaculate.
    The snorkeling trip to nearby reefs were amazing.

    itchandscratch Avatar
    itchandscratch
    10/04/19
  • 5 star ratingIncredibly special island and people My husband and I booked a portion of our honeymoon at Navini on the reccomendation of my colleague - and what a brilliant decision. The Bures are gorgeous with stunning views. The island itself is something else, really cute and pretty. You don’t go hungry there, the meal package is great and fantastic for vegans (me) and meat eaters alike. Snorkelling trips are fab and the water is crystal clear with diverse marine life just from popping your head underwater offshore. Mealtimes are generally held at communal tables (the other guests were really sweet) with the option of having a beachfront private dinner should you wish. The most generous resort when it comes to offering kava! Finally, and most importantly, Navini staff are just so kind - going out of their way to make vegan ice cream for me (thanks Vaulina and Ana!). Every staff member feels like family after just 4 days - plus the cocktails are fab too. I heard somewhere that the return rate is exceptionally... read more

    Lottie L. Avatar
    Lottie L.
    25/10/18
  • 5 star ratingA Peaceful Escape When searching for a place to unwind and disconnect from the hustle of city life, look no further than Navini. From the moment you arrive, the entire staff knows your name and is there to welcome you with kindness. They picked me up from the airport and drove me to the boat house where I was then put on a short boat ride to Navini. The fact that there is no tv or radio music playing anywhere on the island makes you listen to the sounds of the ocean and nature. There are no day trippers so there is a sense of calm and peace constantly. The food is absolutely delicious and they can accommodate any dietary requests. As I was a solo traveler I was sat with other guests at meals where we all became friends. It was such a warm environment. Surrounding the island is a reef where I snorkeled every day, sometimes guided by Thomas. They provide day trips for more snorkeling and visiting nearby islands.... read more

    lomo212 Avatar
    lomo212
    20/02/19
 

Special Offer

Special Free Transfers and Dinner!

If you make a direct booking for 4 nights or more on Navini, we’ll throw in all your necessary arrival transfers at no extra cost.

That means we’ll meet you at Nadi Airport, then provide private car transfer to the Vuda Marina and speedboat transfer to Navini Island. That’s a saving of F$342 per couple!

If you make a direct booking for 7 nights or more on Navini, we’ll also include a complimentary private dinner for two with full choice from the menu, and a bottle of sparkling wine to celebrate.

Book directly and stay for 14 nights or more to receive free return transfers as well as a complimentary dinner for two. That’s a saving of F$896 for a couple!

Please note that the transfer special cannot be combined with any other offer.

Subject to availability, terms and conditions apply.

To book, click here or enquire below

NADI, FIJI WEATHER
Book Now