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 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 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.

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    utahmiller
    01/07/19
  • 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 ratingFabulous stay at Navini! Beautiful, peaceful, paradise, Navini was even better than we expected! We stayed in a premier deluxe Bure literally on the beach which was fabulous. Snorkeling around the Island was excellent and the daily boat trips to other reefs were also great. We had opted for the two meals a day which were always of a very high standard. Above anything else I must make mention of the staff who in my opinion will not be bettered in any 5 star hotel, customer service was incredible, every staff member knows your name and uses it for the duration of your stay. They were all genuinely kind and happy to help in anyway they could to make our stay even better. I cannot fault anything about Navini it really is perfect in every way. Thankyou to all your staff for making our trip so enjoyable. We will be back!

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    462Debbie
    21/09/19
  • 5 star ratingMagical Navini We just returned again from a long stay at magical Navini Island
    Our family has been holidaying there every year for the last 26 years, up to a month at a time, and it’s hard to leave
    There are no phones, there is wifi if you want it but otherwise you leave the world behind and connect with nature at its best.
    Navini reef teams with incredible fish life.I was amazed to witness this visit 2 large eagle rays casually gliding through the water so close to me with a shark swimming a few metres underneath, sites like this are common. I have dived and snorkelled on Fiji reefs for the last 26 years and Navini Island is by far the best Marine Santuary, it never disappoints.Scuba diving at the Island last week I was also thrilled to see vibrant coral starting to regenerate all over the reef again after being affected from the cyclone a few years ago,beautiful bright colours of blue pink and green.
    The first time we came to the...
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    Inspire104801
    01/02/19
  • 5 star ratingStill wonderful We returned to Navini after a 10 yr absence - we won’t be waiting that long for our next visit.
    The biggest improvement in 10 yrs has been the revamped bar/dining area and the food itself. We took the 3-meal/day package and the wait and kitchen staff had no problem in adjusting the menu to our requests (mostly more veg in place of carb elements). The food was really delicious, lots of fresh fish and salads and loads of choices at every meal.
    We had a 2-room bure which worked well for the 3 of us. Located on the NW side we got the winter sunset perfectly. Some cheap reef shoes came in useful on the rocks and with all the coral.
    The other guests were delightful - good company at meals, fun on the afternoon volleyball court and over an evening game of vindi vindi. There were a few families with kids of various ages - if that’s not your thing then research the dates of Aus/NZ school holidays to avoid...
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    richmet
    14/07/19
  • 5 star ratingService like no other... exceptional Whilst this is not a review for an overnight stay, my experience with the staff at this resort speak volumes of the service and hospitality at Navini.
    We visited the island after a boat transfer between other islands went wrong and the staff here were only too happy to assist.
    Looked after with coffee and the assistance of their boat to get us the rest of the way.... I can’t thank Navini staff and the resort enough.
    Impeccable help for weary travellers.
    Vinaka Vakalevu

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    domthompson
    27/07/19
  • 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 ratingPure enjoyment! My husband and I loved our 3 nights at Navini (wished we had booked for longer)! The staff were very friendly, the food was delicious and the premier bure on the beach was everything we could have asked for. Two of the excursions included amazing snorkelling (the best we have ever seen having visited both Samoa and Vanuatu in the last couple of years). One excursion to Muscat Cove and Plantation Island was Ok (the families with children enjoyed swimming in the pools). I think we were taken there to compare resorts and reinforce the fact we had chosen one of the best islands in Fiji to vacation on - couldn't wait to get back for lunch and to do more great snorkelling right outside of our bure. Would definitely recommend to stay at least a week if possible. We will definitely be back sooner rather than later (I hope).

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    PacificExplorer1963
    18/08/19
  • 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 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 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 😍

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    383elisay
    03/10/18
  • 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 ratingPerfect! Navini is a small, intimate island very appropriate for couples, although it may be excellent for older children, too. It's tranquil, and the bungalows open on your private beach. The cuisine is an exquisite European, Asian, Fijian fusion. We had 21 meals while on the island, and we didn't have the same dish twice. The outdoor activities include snorkelling, swimming, kayaking and sailing. The most important event is the morning trip (included in your package) that will be to a hidden snorkelling spot or a sand cay or a traditional village. Speaking of classic, the most crucial time of the day is after dinner when the staff entertain you with live music, local drinks (kava) and a local board game called Vindi Vindi (inspired by Carrom).
    All in all, you get to experience the real Fiji like you wouldn't be able to do in any other resort. We felt like members of their family rather than guests. We cried when we left, and that should tell you a lot!

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    dannym961
    02/01/20
  • 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 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.

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    itchandscratch
    10/04/19
  • 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 ratingNavini is all you hope for and more!! Bula! Let me begin by stating that nothing I write will do this place justice. You’ll have to take my word for it and visit for yourself. I had the good luck of finding this slice of paradise by scrolling through Google maps just looking for a nice place to stay in Fiji. The more I read the more I knew (hoped, really) that this would be the vacation we needed. Little did we know that the sum of the experience at Navini is so much greater than its parts, and would far surpass our expectations. The friendly greetings, the delicious meals, and the fact that you can do as much or as little with your days as you wish made it one of the best, relaxing, island vacations that we have experienced. We stayed in a premier bure and it was more than enough for our family of three. The reef just off our beach was as beautiful as advertised and we couldn’t have been happier with the... read more

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    ckpdmd
    14/12/18
  • 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 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
 

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.
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