Ni Sa Bula Vinaka

Your secluded private island paradise awaits, Navini Island Fiji

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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 an 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, seacycles 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.
Two Room Bure
These stand-alone bures accommodate up to five people, so are great for a family or couples preferring more space. 
Deluxe Bure
With a king bed and larger bathroom, thatched bure with daybed and outdoor shower, the perfect romantic getaway.
Family Villa
The largest option, two spacious rooms and bathrooms, a separate sitting room, as well as an outdoor shower and courtyard. 

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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....

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Recent Reviews

A few words form recent visitors

  • 5 star ratingFriendly, relaxing, beautiful My partner and I spent five nights on Navini Island in September and it was wonderful. Not only is the island gorgeous, and the water surrounding it pristine, but the people who work there are super friendly and welcoming - ready to make your trip an absolute joy. Add to that the value of the free excursions (twice snorkeling, once to the native village) and the very comfortable accommodations, and you have paradise. Saw reef sharks and a turtle snorkeling right off the island too... And though it often got windy on our side of the island, we just walked to the other side and it was perfect! Thank you to Joka, Loatta, Inia, Kata, Eviesaki, Thomas, and the whole crew at Navini Island for a wonderful stay.

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    Willtravelforfun
    11/10/19
  • 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...
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    AmbersOnOak
    01/06/19
  • 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.

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    Marliko
    30/12/18
  • 5 star ratingSimply heaven. So beautiful, so luxurious yet so simple, such lovely people (the wonderful staff and the 4 other lovely guests with whom we are still friends across the world). Our priority was snorkelling, which is top notch, not only a gorgeous reef outside your bure with a drop-off to see reef sharks and eagle rays and turtles, but personally arranged, included boat trips each day to other lovely reefs. But on top of this were the gorgeous modern, luxury bures each with its own little beach and incredible views, the smallness of the island yet the privacy of it, the comfort level on all counts... the food is amazing, and they went to great trouble to accommodate our dietary needs. The fresh hot bread rolls... Helen's Lumberjack cake... breakfast pancakes... omg. It's magical there as everything arrives by boat and you have to be carefully poled over the reef for the last bit. How they do such fab catering with those constraints I can't imagine. The ethos of the place... read more

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    ValerieWrites
    20/02/19
  • 5 star ratingPerfect for a family! Our family of 5 (three sons ages 4, 7 and 10) absolutely loved our time on Navini. The island is gorgeous and peaceful and we had our own private beach just steps from our burre. The snorkeling was the best we've experienced in Fiji. Each day Dumu took us to different spots and we saw so many amazing creatures. The food was quite delicious and they even change the kids meals everyday so the kids don't get tired of eating the same food. The fruit lollipops for dessert were a favorite of my boys! Each night, they have a kids activity during the adult communal dinner and it was one of our boys' favorite parts of the day. They took the boys to gather hermit crabs and played hide-and-seek and learned how to play Vidi Vidi and all the while, my husband and I were able to enjoy leisurely dinner. Our favorite part by far though was the staff. Jooka and... read more

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    Mark K.
    25/01/20
  • 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

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    Irene J.
    25/02/19
  • 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

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    Kvtwahine
    28/04/19
  • 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

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    lomo212
    20/02/19
  • 5 star ratingThe best ever Arrived at the island at night and was already amazed by the island and the staff, the food on the first night was wonderful aswell as every other night after that. I would like to give a shout out to jozava and viniana who were the highlight of the trip keeping us happy and always smiling all day and all night, at night these two amazing people would play with my family and entertain everyone around them. The activities this island has to offer are absolutely awesome from island tours to snorkeling tours, they cater for any age no matter what, truly the best holiday ever. Thanks Nivini
    And losilini and inia and THOMAS

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    Holidayfellow
    11/05/19
  • 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.

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    DanielaV1859
    04/03/19
  • 5 star ratingWe’ll be back It’s not hard to see why Navini has so many repeat visitors, it really is something special.
    Firstly it’s only an hour from the airport, with 24/7 access so you don’t have to spend a night in transit (unlike more remote islands). Secondly there is plenty of space and privacy- each Bure has its own small garden with sun loungers, day bed or hammock. Thirdly a complimentary activity each morning helps strike the balance between leisure and action.
    Add excellent food, friendly Fijian staff and a laid back vibe, and its makes for a great holiday.
    We had a five day stay in a Deluxe Premier Bure, our friends stayed in a two room Bure, across the island from each other. Both Bures were reasonably spacious, modern and spotless. We shared sundowners each night on the sunset side of the island out of the wind, before heading off to dinner.
    The shared dining table worked well, with most guests (mainly Australians, with a Spanish and NZ couple) ranging...
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    traveltimeCanberra
    15/06/19
  • 5 star ratingStill a Magical place after 25 years We stayed at Navini for our Honeymoon 25 years ago and returned with our three kids in December 2018. The relaxing feel and very friendly staff was as good as it was 25 years ago. The island is truly a paradise with its great beaches, bures, activities and most importantly friendly caring staff. The five night there really gave our family a chance to reconnect and relax after a busy year. It will not be 25 years before we are back.

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    Wayne H.
    08/01/19
  • 5 star ratingWonderful Family Time in Paradise Our Family group of 12, 70 years old down to 4 years old, have just returned home from a wonderful week on Navini Island. All of us were very sorry to leave, especially the children. Their new Fijian friends who took care of them and played with them after children's dinner hour were loved by the children and will be missed.
    All of us had a fantastic time on the snorkeling trips with life jackets and swim noodles available for weaker swimmers. The reef around the island was also great, the coral is recovering from cyclone damage and there are lots of fish, shells, little sharks and turtles to see and not too many sea lice.
    Some of the family have food allergies and intolerances which were very well catered for, nothing was too much trouble. All the meals were great, a little big for some of us. The tropical fruit platters were yummy. The most delicious birthday cake was made for us as 3 of the males had...
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    GrandmotherKRT
    30/06/19
  • 5 star ratingA piece of paradise! Absolutely a piece of heaven on earth! I would give it 10 stars if possible‼️ Our family consisted of 8 of us, the youngest being 8 and the oldest being 90 and everyone of us were made welcome from the minute we were picked up at our overnight hotel to when we were delivered back to the airport in Nadi! Comfort of the guests is obviously a top priority for the owner and her staff. We were greeted by the staff learning each of our first names and introducing themselves to us and with a refreshing glass of fruit juice. Their attention to each of us never waivered. We got to know most of them by name and had the opportunity to visit with them and learn about Fiji, their traditions and lives. After meeting Simone, the owner, the first night, it was obvious that this wonderful place is special and that she pours her heart and soul into it. ... read more

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    Glendaleona
    26/03/20
  • 5 star ratingPerfect for a family! Our family of 5 (three sons ages 4, 7 and 10) absolutely loved our time on Navini. The island is gorgeous and peaceful and we had our own private beach just steps from our burre. The snorkeling was the best we've experienced in Fiji. Each day Dumu took us to different spots and we saw so many amazing creatures. The food was quite delicious and they even change the kids meals everyday so the kids don't get tired of eating the same food. The fruit lollipops for dessert were a favorite of my boys! Each night, they have a kids activity during the adult communal dinner and it was one of our boys' favorite parts of the day. They took the boys to gather hermit crabs and played hide-and-seek and learned how to play Vidi Vidi and all the while, my husband and I were able to enjoy leisurely dinner. Our favorite part by far though was the staff. Jooka and... read more

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    Mark K.
    25/01/20
  • 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

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    HOOKEDONFIJI
    10/02/20
  • 5 star ratingA piece of paradise! Absolutely a piece of heaven on earth! I would give it 10 stars if possible️ Our family consisted of 8 of us, the youngest being 8 and the oldest being 90 and everyone of us were made welcome from the minute we were picked up at our overnight hotel to when we were delivered back to the airport in Nadi! Comfort of the guests is obviously a top priority for the owner and her staff. We were greeted by the staff learning each of our first names and introducing themselves to us and with a refreshing glass of fruit juice. Their attention to each of us never waivered. We got to know most of them by name and had the opportunity to visit with them and learn about Fiji, their traditions and lives. After meeting Simone, the owner, the first night, it was obvious that this wonderful place is special and that she pours her heart and soul into it. ... read more

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    Glendaleona
    26/03/20
  • 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...
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    ZinFan707
    05/07/19
  • 5 star ratingParadise with an Ocean View - Bula! Did you ever dream of your own private tropical island when you were a child? This is the reality. We have enjoyed 8 nights on Navini Island with the most wonderful staff, exquisite natural surroundings, comfortable modern bures, amazing snorkeling every day, delicious freshly cooked food every meal, singing, dancing, games, smiles, laughter, new friendships, private beach walks, (watching the tiny baby reef sharks at the shoreline) quiet reading time, total peace and relaxation. I could go on and on. There was nothing more that we wanted from our beautiful holiday. Vinaka vakalevu everyone on Navini. 🙂 We will return.

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    Alioski
    09/06/19
  • 5 star ratingWhat more can I say..Still beautiful one day perfect the next. Travelled with family for Christmas staying in the spacious family villa. Worked perfectly for 7 of us.
    Nice to see the renovations to the bar/dining completed, it looks amazing.
    Christmas day started with the pre dawn carol singing by staff outside the bures, Church Service after breakfast then a relaxing day until Christmas Dinner with all the trimmings.
    Catching up with many other Christmas returnees is always nice.
    Perfect weather too.
    The family left and we moved to our favourite south side bure for the rest of our stay .
    New Year was excellent. Starting with a lovo dinner then moving outside to the new area outside the bar overlooking the beach for the evenings entertainment. The staff excelled. Commencing with a traditional kava ceremony followed by traditional singing and dancing, timed perfectly to end with the countdown to midnight, when fireworks stareted with a bang. All around on the surrounding islands and mainland the sky lit up. Wow!
    Tropical cyclone Mona was hovering to the north east and eventually...
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    HOOKEDONFIJI
    10/01/19
 

Special Offer

Island Romance

For couples looking to celebrate, honeymoon, rekindle romance or just get away from it all!

Package includes:
✔️5 Nights accommodation in a Deluxe Premier Bure
✔️Welcome drinks and fruit basket
✔️All meals included
✔️Bottle of champagne
✔️Personal wrap around island sulus
✔️Private return airport transfers by car and boat
All this for F$4,999!

To book or for more information contact us via chat or email reservations@navinifiji.com.fj

Valid for new direct bookings for stays between 1st April 2021 to 20th December 2021, excluding school holiday periods.
Offer on sale until 31st October 2020.
Terms and conditions apply

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