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Our Thoughts on Koro Sun Resort & Rainforest Spa, Savusavu, Vanua Levu Island, Fiji
Like so many of the very special places on Fiji’s “other islands” Koro Sun is delightfully different and a great place to holiday.  Sure, to get there it involves another (short but scenic) flight but the small extra effort is so well rewarded by the outstanding character and the first-rate facilities you encounter from the moment you arrive. 

A short 15-minute drive from Savusavu Airport brings you to the south coast of Vanua Levu and Koro Sun.  This lovely mid-size resort is divided into two segments by the Hibiscus Highway along which you travel to get here.  To the left of the highway as you arrive is the “Rainforest” section which contains the barefoot golf course, tennis courts, the Clubhouse, Matakau Restaurant and the superb Rainforest Spa.  The Rainforest section is the location of the Garden Bures, the 2 Bedroom Bures, the magnificent Two Bedroom Pool Bures beside the golf course - each with a private plunge pool, and the two 3 Bedroom Villas which extend off the side of the lily ponds out over the ponds and provide views up and down the stream. The gardens of the Rainforest section rise from the lily ponds and follow the stream towards the interior hills of Vanua Levu behind. 

The “Edgewater” section of Koro Sun lies to the right of the highway and comprises two narrow fingers of land which curl out into Koro Bay forming a sheltered lagoon and marina. The remarkable Edgewater Floating Bures (for adults-only) are permanently attached to floating boardwalk piers within the sheltered marina lagoon.  The Floating Bures are only centimetres off the lagoon; the experience and ambience of a stay in an Edgewater Floating Bure is nothing short of stunning. Both the narrow arms forming the marina lagoon are raised up a little to provide shelter and both these arms house two more remarkable accommodation options; the adults-only Edgewater Bures face south and west and have beautiful private exterior living areas facing the sunsets as well as spacious interiors designed to capture views of Koro Bay from all parts of the living area.  Ladders off the deck lead guests straight into the clear waters of Koro Bay.  On the eastern side of the marina lagoon there are several 2-level villas which could almost be called “Overwater Bungalows” as they cantilever off the land over the bay.  Each has a private plunge pool on the land side and a ladder off the lower deck giving direct access to the bay.  Each has a window in the floor of the lounge enabling views of the sea below.   Enjoy the Seaside Restaurant perched on the entrance to the marina lagoon and the Edgewater Beach Club and Wai Bar located on the land side.

Koro Sun is way up there when it comes to providing for the different needs of families and those guests travelling without children.  Their Jungle Kids Club provides sanctuary for children and their complimentary nanny service takes expert care of young children so their parents can enjoy a holiday in the knowledge their children are happy and well catered for.  The adults-only accommodation and facilities ensure adults are well looked after too.

So, be as active or as relaxed as the mood takes you.  There is excellent kayaking to be enjoyed out into Koro Bay to enjoy the small islands dotted around.  Enjoy the mainly deserted beaches on these islands and close by to the resort, take an organised trek into the interior of Vanua Levu to enjoy the spectacular forests and waterfalls, enjoy the professional scuba dive operation to dive world-renowned dive sites around Vanua Levu or take advantage of the resort bicycles and make your way into sleepy Savusavu Town to enjoy the restaurants and the market. Or, relax on your Bure or Villa veranda and enjoy the lazy tropical gardens, ponds or lagoons.

Koro Sun is well known for its food and a choice of meal plans is available and can be prearranged through Our Specialists.

This delightful property is an excellent option for singles, couples, families and for groups of friends travelling together, honeymooners, Island Wedding parties (they have a very nice vow renewal package available too) – they have everyone’s needs covered and deliver so well.  This is a great spot!

Included in The Tariff at Koro Sun:
● Continental breakfast daily, includes selection of breads, pastry, cereal, juices, fruit, yogurt, tea, coffee.
● Afternoon Tea daily
● Complimentary arrival & departure transfers from/to Savusavu Airport.
● Complimentary wifi in common areas
● Use of resort non-motorised activities – including
     Snorkelling gear
     Stand-up paddle boards
● Tennis
● Volleyball
● Cultural demonstrations
● Hand-line fishing
● Guided Rainforest trekking
● Lawn games
● Use of bicycles
● Herbal walk
● Church service
● Meke Cultural dance
● Pearl presentation
● Floral arranging
● Barefoot Rainforest Golf (9 hole golf course)

What Koro Sun Resort & Rainforest Spa Say About Themselves.
“Our Fiji Resort is located within a 160-acre sanctuary on the island of Vanua Levu offering the genuine warmth and friendliness of the Fijian people, beautiful lush tropical surroundings, and warm, impossible clear waters. In a remote setting that defines paradise, Koro Sun Resort & Rainforest Spa guarantees a genuine Fijian experience that’s nirvana to the core.

This Fiji resort is a tropical retreat encircled by lush rainforest at the edge of a stunning private azure lagoon. From the moment you arrive, the Koro Sun staff embraces you like family. That hospitality – coupled with diverse accommodations and experiences – has made Fiji’s Koro Sun Resort an international favourite for relaxing holidays, active family vacations and magical romantic getaways. With 50 spacious fully air-conditioned bures and villas guests can relax in style and enjoy the stunning surroundings. The adults-only Edgewater Bure’s and Fiji’s only Floating Bures offer the ultimate over water experience, the romantic setting is perfect for honeymooners looking for that something special. Couples can enjoy the adults-only Edgewater Beach Club featuring an infinity pool with swim-up bar. The perfect location for sipping cocktails at sundown. The spacious 2 and 3-bedroom bure’s and villas are ideal for families and larger groups, with 2 pools to choose from (one with a waterslide!)

Days can be spent lazing on the daybeds, enjoying the multitude of water sports, exploring world

class dive sites, fine tuning your putting on the barefoot golf course or rejuvenating at the iconic Rainforest Spa. A stay at Koro Sun Fiji resort includes Airport transfers to/from Savusavu, daily continental breakfast, complimentary Koro Kids club and Nanny service plus a flurry of non-motorized water sports and cultural activities.”

Our Specials
Bullet Honeymoon Bonus Offer
Guests on their honeymoon receive the following with the compliments of Koro Sun Resort & Rainforest Spa:
● Fruit basket on arrival
● Complimentary Sulus
1. Honeymoon status to be established at the time of making accommodation bookings.

Bullet Returnee
Returning guests receive the following benefits:
● A 5% discount of the best rate available year-round
● A complimentary upgrade - subject to availability of an upgrade on arrival at the resort.
1. A record of a previous stay is required.

Bullet Weddings
We offer a full range of wedding and vow renewal packages (see our "Weddings Tab") but we would like to mention here one particular very special and different wedding packages offered by Koro Sun - their Underwater Wedding.  If you are not into diving, then how about their Rainforest Wedding performed in a Virgin Rainforest under a canopy of ancient trees?

Your Accommodation Options
The 51 Bures and Villas at Koro Sun offer a wide range of accommodation options and something for everyone. 

The accommodation is offered in 2 different categories; “Rainforest” and “Edgewater”.  Rainforest accommodation is probably best described as being in the “garden” area to the north of the sleepy Hibiscus Highway while the Edgewater accommodation types are located around the lagoon to the south of the highway. Within the garden area there is a stream and lily ponds which the 3 Bedroom Rainforest Villas front, which gives these Rainforest units a combined water/garden outlook.  Please see “Our Thoughts” section above for a full description of the Edgewater location.

(In ascending order of tariff)
Bullet Tropical ApartmentsNEW IN 2019
Located in the Rainforest area handy to the Clubhouse central facility and the lagoon. The 6 Tropical Apartments are ideal for couples, 3 people travelling together or a small family with 1 child. 
Room facilities include: tea/coffee facility, mini fridge, minibar, fan, air-conditioning, in-room safe.
Ensuite bathroom with shower, hairdryer.
Maximum Occupancy: 3 guests
Existing Bedding: 1 King bed with insect screen and a Single Divan Bed.
Additional Bedding: A cot may be added.

Garden Bures:
Located in the Rainforest area very handy to the Clubhouse central facility and the lagoon. Ideal for couples, the 36m2 Garden Bures are surrounded by lush tropical gardens which guests enjoy from a white picket-fenced veranda. These bures feature a canopy bed with bamboo frame, palm wood furniture, a romantic stone shower and a private walled courtyard at the rear. Ceramic tiled floor and wide-opening doors on 3 sides invite natural flow-through cooling as an alternative to the air-conditioning.
Room facilities include: tea/coffee facility, mini fridge, minibar, fan, air-conditioning, in-room safe.
Ensuite bathroom with shower, hairdryer.
Maximum Occupancy: 2 guests
Existing Bedding: 1 King canopy bed with insect screen.
Additional Bedding: an infant in a cot may be added.

Bullet 2 Bedroom Bures:
In the Rainforest area, handily located to the Clubhouse (the resort’s central facility) and the lagoon, 50m2 2 Bedroom Bures are perfect for a family of up to 5, two couples or two singles sharing. Each wood plank-floored bure offers 2 separate bedrooms, each with a king bed and a separate living room with tropical furnishings and a full-sized day-bed for lounging or for an extra person. The bathroom has an indoor tiled shower and an outdoor stone shower. These bures also have a nice shady screened-in porch.
Room facilities include: tea/coffee facility, mini fridge, minibar, fan, air-conditioning, in-room safe.
One bathroom with shower and a separate outdoor courtyard shower, hairdryer.
Maximum Occupancy: 5 guests
Existing Bedding: 2 King Beds with insect screens.
Additional Bedding: The Day Bed in the lounge may be utilised for a 5th guest.

Bullet 2 Bedroom Pool Bures:
(Self-catering option)
Priced the same as the 2 Bedroom Bures, the 2 Bedroom Pool Bures are in the Rainforest area overlooking the golf course and therefor a little further back from the Clubhouse and lagoon. These Bures are a massive 186m2 (including veranda with swing chair) and offer a well-equipped kitchenette and a private plunge pool, 2 separate bedrooms and a separate living room with tropical furnishings. The bathroom has an indoor tiled shower and an outdoor stone shower.
Room facilities include: full kitchen with full-sized fridge/freezer, oven, cook-top, tea/coffee facility, breakfast bar, fans, air-conditioning, in-room safe.
One bathroom with shower and a separate outdoor courtyard shower, hairdryer.
Maximum Occupancy: 4 guests
Existing Bedding: 1 Queen Bed in one bedroom and 2 Single beds in the second bedroom.
Additional Bedding: A cot for an infant may be added.

Bullet 3 Bedroom Villas:
(2 Bathrooms, Full Kitchen)
Two modern 148m2 three-bedroom Villas beautifully built out from the land-side right into the spectacular lily ponds near the rainforest’s edge and with views up and down the stream in the center of the resort.  The lower level of this villa includes two separate bedrooms sharing one bathroom with outdoor shower, as well as a full kitchen, a dining room, and a superb living area with flat screen TV & DVD player leading out to a sizeable deck over the lily ponds. The second floor is the Master Suite with an ensuite bathroom featuring twin vanities and master bath with large soaking tub. The master bedroom is appointed with a rooftop deck overlooking the stream, under shady raintrees.
Room facilities include: full kitchen with full-sized fridge/freezer, oven, cook-top, tea/coffee facility, breakfast bar, fans, air-conditioning, in-room safe.
Two bathrooms plus outdoor shower, the Master Suite with shower and bath. hairdryer.
Maximum Occupancy: 6 guests
Existing Bedding: 1 Queen Bed in both lower-level bedrooms and 1 King Bed in the Master Suite on the second level.
Additional Bedding: A cot for an infant may be added.

(In ascending order of tariff)
Edgewater Floating Bures:
Adults-only Accommodation

Walk down a boardwalk from the side of the enclosed lagoon and marina on to a pontoon deck to enter these remarkable bures which float on the lagoon and rise and fall with the tides. Entering the bure, the lounge area is directly ahead leading out to the front deck where its sun-loungers are waiting and where your private 2-person kayak is moored. Off to one side is the bedroom and off the other side the beautiful bure bathroom.  The adults-only Edgewater Floating Bures are the latest addition to Koro Sun’s accommodation types and offer a direct on-the-water experience. Each bure is 35m2 in size and each floats within the protected lagoon marina of the resort offering a unique experience for those who love to snorkel and kayak right from their (110m2) bure deck. Each bure features traditional Fijian decor with touches of nautical style, native "Dogo" wood accents, as well as tropical thatched roofs. Each has a modern bathroom with shower, separate lounge area, mini fridge as well air conditioning throughout.
Maximum Occupancy: 2 Adults
Existing Bedding: 1 King Bed.
Additional Bedding: No additional bedding accommodated.

Bullet Edgewater Bures:
Bullet Edgewater Pool Bures:
Adults-only Accommodation

Absolute water front, adults-only Edgewater Bures are romantically located on the ocean frontage of the land forming the inner lagoon and marina, facing outwards towards the ocean and the sheltering islands in Koro Bay.  Each Edgewater Bure has a fronting courtyard which is semi-cantilevered out over the bay and from which there is a ladder access to the sea. Each bure is open plan with the bedroom area raised up one step from the living area providing beautiful sea views from virtually every corner of the bure. Made for total relaxation, there is a large day bed in the lounge area and another two-person sun bed out on the private ocean-front courtyard.  These bures offer spacious bathrooms with his-and-her vanities and a large rainforest-head shower.
Edgewater Pool Bures offer a private plunge pool.
Maximum Occupancy: 2 Adults
Existing Bedding: 1 King Bed.
Additional Bedding: No additional bedding accommodated.

Bullet Edgewater Villas:
Self-Catering Family-Friendly Option
Facing outward on a separate “wing” of the lagoon marina, the 121m2 Edgewater Villas are located partially over the water, in the family-friendly area of the Edgewater Lagoon. Guests enter the two-level villa through a private garden which houses the private plunge pool, sundeck and bridge over the pool. The lower level includes a relaxing living area furnished with soft leather and palm woods, complete with a full kitchen, dining room, media room with flat screen TV & DVD player, and a bathroom with shower. The leather couch in the media room is equipped with a fold out bed. Right off the living room you can access the ocean from your deck via a ladder to Koro Bay. The whole second floor is the master suite with ensuite bathroom, leather lounge furniture and a private rooftop deck overlooking Koro Bay lagoon.
Maximum Occupancy: 4 guests
Existing Bedding: 1 King Bed in the Master Suite on the top level, a fold-out Sofa Bed on the lower level.
Additional Bedding: A cot for an infant may be accommodated.

NEW in 2020
The 2 Bedroom Marina Bure:
The new Marina Bure is perched along the edge of the resort's marina along a peninsula of land surrounded by water. This two bedroom villa is approximately 65m2 in size with a King sized bed in each bedroom suite, each with their own deck overlooking the lagoon. The Marina Villa has two bathrooms, one with an outdoor stone shower and the other with a private spa tub. The bure has a private pool and garden, as well as a wrap around veranda to enjoy the views of the lagoon, palm tree lined coast and marina.
Maximum Occupancy: 4 guests
Existing Bedding: 1 King Bed in each bedroom.
Additional Bedding: A cot for an infant may be accommodated.

Getting to and from Koro Sun Resort
Koro Sun is located on Fiji’s “second main island” Vanua Levu. The most direct air route is between Nadi and Savusavu Airport.  The flight time between Nadi and Savusavu is 1 hour.  It is also possible to fly from Nadi (and Suva) direct to Labasa Airport but this requires a much longer land transfer on Vanua Levu (90 minutes drive time) and is only recommended if flights into Savusavu are not available. 

Koro Sun Resort provide complimentary return transfers between Savusavu Airport and The Resort which is only 11.4km away - 13 minutes along the picturesque Hibiscus Highway.

While staying at Koro Sun it is an easy drive into Savusavu town to enjoy the market, shops, a supermarket and several pleasant little cafés and restaurants.  The 14km trip into Savusavu takes approximately 17 minutes by car or, for a trip full of interest, take the local buses which pass Koro Sun hourly in both directions.

Families and Kids
This resort is very family friendly and has an excellent range of facilities and services for children. 

Bullet Kids Stay Free
Children aged up to 12 years inclusive stay free when sharing accommodation with adults and utilising existing bedding, (subject to individual room category maximum occupancy policies).

Bullet Child Meal Policies

● Children aged 3 years and under eat free from special Kids’ Menu.
● Children aged 4 to 12 years are provided special rates of between 30% and 50% off adults rates for Half Board and Full Board meal supplements when all occupants in a Bure or Villa purchase the relevant meal supplement.

Bullet Complimentary Kids Club

The Jungle Kids Club is for children aged 4 to 12 years. A complimentary children’s activity program is offered between 8:00am and 4:00pm daily. Koro Sun provide one “Bula Buddy” for every 2 to 3 children which gives a wonderful personalised service including educational and recreation-based activities for children. 
Activities include:
● Rainforest hikes
● Introduction to Fijian culture
● Fijian arts and crafts
● Tidal pool exploration
● Face painting
● Coconut leaf weaving
● Sand village construction
The club program varies every day of the week - here is a sample, the program for Saturdays:
8:00am to 8:30am        Meet and Greet
8:30am to 9:00am        Fish Feeding
9:00am to 10:00am      Sand Castle Competition
10:00am to 10:15am    Snack time
10:15am to 11:00am    Flower Basket Making
11:00am to 12.noon     Pool Time
12noon to 1:00pm        Lunch Time
1:00pm to 2:00pm        Story Time
2:00pm to 2:30pm        Nature Hunt
2:30pm to 3:35pm        Music & Dance

Bullet Free Nanny Service
For children aged 3 years and younger,
a daily free nanny service is provided  
8:00am and 4:00pm.
Additional nanny service will be provided after 4:00pm at a charge of F$6 per child per hour.

Exclusively for Adults
Accommodation restricted for adult guests only:
● Edgewater Floating Bures
● Edgewater Bures
● Edgewater Pool Bures.
Adults-only Beach Club
The Beach Club offers a bar and grill serving light snacks and an adults-only pool with swim-up bar.

Check-in/Check Out
Official check-in and checkout times are:
Check-in: 2:00pm
Check-out: 10:00am
Early Check-in and Late Check-out
Early check-in prior to 2:00pm is on a request basis only and dependant on availability of the accommodation to be occupied on guest arrival.  An early check-in may be guaranteed by paying for the accommodation from the night before scheduled arrival.
Late check-out to 3:30pm can be applied for and is subject to availability on the day of departure.

Resort Cancellation Policy
Bullet All cancellations must be made in writing
Bullet Cancellations made between 20 and 45 days of scheduled arrival incur a cancellation fee equal to 50% of the cost of the total accommodation & services booked.
Bullet Cancellations made 20 days or less before scheduled arrival incur a cancellation fee equal to 100% of the cost of the total accommodation and services booked.
Bullet No-shows or days not used due to premature departure are charged in full.

Travel Insurance is Recommended
OUR Travel Specialists can advise on all aspects of travel insurance

The information on this page is correct as at 16 September 2020 and is based on our supplier contracts which are valid for stays to 31 March 2022.  All information shown is subject to change without notice.

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Resort Facilities:
Bullet 2 Restaurants
Bullet 3 Bars
Bullet 3 Swimming Pools
Bullet Kids Pool with
      Water Slide
Bullet Adults-only Beach Club
      with swim-up bar
Bullet Rainforest Day Spa
Bullet Meal Plans
Bullet Tour Desk
Bullet Wedding Packages
Bullet Vow Renewal Ceremony
Bullet Kids Club
Bullet Nanny Service
Bullet Continental breakfast included daily
Bullet Afternoon Tea daily
Bullet Complimentary wifi in common areas
Bullet Use of resort non-motorised activities – including
     Snorkelling gear
     Stand-up paddle boards
Bullet 2 Tennis courts
Bullet Volleyball courts
Bullet Movie Theatre
Bullet Activities Bure
Bullet Resort Boutique
Bullet Cultural demonstrations
Bullet Hand-line fishing
Bullet Guided Rainforest trekking
Bullet Lawn games
Bullet Resort Bicycles
Bullet Herbal walk
Bullet Church service visit
Bullet School visit
Bullet Meke Cultural dance
Bullet Pearl presentation
Bullet Floral arranging
Bullet Barefoot golf on the 9 hole golf course
Bullet SCUBA with Namena Divers

Room Facilities:

Please refer to individual Bure/Villa
descriptions for room facilities.