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VATULELE ISLAND RESORT
Vatulele Island, off the South Coast of Viti Levu, Fiji

"Somewhere between 5 stars and heaven... Vatulele Island Resort is located on one of the most stunning island in the world. Once you arrive you know you have reached paradise, the sounds, smells and sites of Vatulele will remain with you forever.

The crystal clear waters of Vatulele invite every kind of water-based activity including sailing, paddling, snorkelling, fishing and diving. Even a swimming experience takes on a new dimension here. For those who are even more active, there is a tennis court.

The 19 villas (or bures as they are known in Fiji) are carefully and throughfully placed along the south coast of the island and are encapsulated by our top 2 premium villas; The Point and Vale Viqi.

The major influence in the design of the Bures is Santa Fe meets the South Pacific. The idea was to ensure that each Bure embodied a barefoot luxury essence, in a simple space in which to free the mind and refresh the soul. Enjoy easy access to the water, each Bure with its own stretch of white sand.

Vatulele Island Resort is recognised for providing guests the opportunity to experience the best food and beverage in the region. In welcoming warm weather, dining is on the terrace of the large central pavilion overlooking the lagoon."

Our thoughts on Vatulele Island Resort
If you are looking for a mad, frantic rush, this may not be the place for you. In our experience, a holiday at up-market Vatulele is all about relaxation, renewal, excellent food, great company and gentle activity in a truly idyllic setting. The bures are so well set up, private, welcoming and comfortable that you don't feel like spending too much time away from your own bure environment. If you wish, you can have dinner delivered to your bure and even have a relaxing massage right in your own bure too.

Dining at Vatulele is a very good experience. The food is stunning and the regular movement of the dinner venue is enjoyable. Dining is at a big communal table, but there are plenty of opportunities for romantic couples retreats too, either in your own bure, under a private, thatched lamp-lit beach hut or even at a single table for two in the Resort's wine cellar. Romantic breakfasts or lunches can be organised on nearby Nookie Nookie Island, Vatulele's own private off-shore island which you have all to yourself for the occasion.

Everyone relaxes and unwinds in this very special place.

Your Bure Options
If you are paddling around out on the lagoon in front of the Resort and look back towards the beach, the only part of the bures you see is the high thatched roofs hidden away in the natural tropical surrounding. However, when you are at home in your bure, even though you are secluded, you still enjoy the close-up views of the beach and the lagoon. All bures, with  the exception of the 2 Beach Bures  are at least 20 metres apart and the tropical bush between provides almost complete privacy one from the other. The 2 Beach Bures are a little closer together. The 19 bures of Vatulele are spread along the beautiful beach, with the "Honeymoon Bure", the Vale Viqi, or the "Pink House" at one end of and "The Point" at the other. Of the remaining 17 bures the 2 Beach Bures are the furthest away from the central pavilion.

Room Categories
Bullet Beach Bures (2) and Deluxe Beach Bures (9)
These enormous, 103 square metre, air-conditioned, open-plan bures with very high ceilings. The 12 external doors open to an oversized terrace and from the living room with its beautifully comfortable long built-in couches on two sides as well as separate lounge chairs, you walk up 3 steps to the bedroom with King Bed and the bathroom/dressing room. All bures offer mini bar, wine cooler, DVD player with flat-screen TV, sound system, hammock and additional shower outdoors.
Maximum Occupancy: 3 Adults or 2 Adults & 1 Child
Existing Bedding Configuration: 1 King
Additional Bedding: 1 Single Rollaway bed

Bullet Deluxe Beach Bures with Pool (6)
Very similar to the Beach Bures and the Deluxe Beach Bures and the same size, but with the addition of a private fresh water horizon pool with each one. There is no main resort pool at Vatulele (the "real" lagoon is the resort pool), so this category is worth considering for those guests wanting bathing privacy.
Maximum Occupancy: 3 Adults or 2 Adults & 1 Child
Existing Bedding Configuration: 1 King
Additional Bedding: 1 Single Rollaway bed

Bullet Vale Viqi or "Pink House"
This is the Gradn Honeymoon Bure. The most remote of the bures and raised a little above the beach, this uniquely designed bure is noted for its extreme privacy and architectural detailing. Vale Viqi provides a spacious 188 square metres of generous proportions and includes a separate bedroom with King Bed, separate dining and separate lounge plus a private courtyard and decking area ideal for open-air dining. It offers air-conditioning throughout, an entertainement system, indoor and outdoor showers, a bidet, water features and a private plunge pool, all surrounded by beautiful tropical foliage leading to convenient beach access. A full-time personal butler and electric cart transportation is included.
Maximum Occupancy: 2 Adults
Existing Bedding Configuration: 1 King

Bullet The Point
This 300 square metre premium bure is located on the point at one end of the beach and provides a commanding view of the idyllic lagoon and the entire stretch of beach. It has two levels; the lower level is the enormous lounge complete with bar and separate toilet facility. There are 2 private fresh water swimming/plunge pools one of which is located on a secluded deck. The bedroom is upstairs and commands great views. It has a King bed and large ensuite bathroom and decks on two sides. The whole complex is air-conditioned. Additionally, The Point is attended by a personal butler who is trained to anticipate every need. This bure is in high demand with honeymooners and high profile guests seeking total privacy.
Maximum Occupancy: 2 Adults
Existing Bedding Configuration: 1 King

Getting to and from Vatulele Island Resort
Bullet Vatulele has a small airport. It is the only means of arriving and departing this resort. There is a daily small plane service which departs Nadi International Airport at 11.30am each day and returns to Nadi departing Vatulele at 12.20pm.

Kids Policy
Children aged 12 years and under are not permitted at Vatulele Island Resort except during family weeks.
During family weeks, children aged 2 years and under stay free (maximum 2 children).  Children 3 - 12 years have a special rate.
Children will be limited to eating at the main restaurant from the childrens menu and meal times do apply.

Family Weeks:
24 December 2011 - 10 January 2012

Check-in/Check Out
The hotel will make every effort to ensure your rooms are available at your time of check-in; however, the Hotel standard times and rates are as follows:
Check In Time: 1.00pm
Check Out Time: 10.30am

Cancellation Policy
Bullet All cancellations must be made in writing.
Bullet If cancellations are effected up to 30 days of scheduled arrival, a cancellation fee equal to F$2000 non-refundable deposit will be levied.
Bullet If cancellations are effected between 29 and 15 days of scheduled arrival, a cancellation fee equal to 50% of total stay will be levied.
Bullet If cancellations are effected within 14 days of scheduled arrival, a cancellation fee equal to 100% of total stay will be levied.


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Resort Facilities (charges may apply)
Bullet Bar
Bullet Restaurant
Bullet In-Villa Massage
Bullet Scuba Diving
Bullet 24-hour Security
Bullet Gift Shop
Bullet Laundry and Valet Service
Bullet Cultural Excursions
Bullet Exlusive Tours & Excursions with motor boats
Bullet Sailing
Bullet Snorkelling
Bullet Fishing
Bullet Diving

Weddings
Have your wedding at the Vatulele Island Resort!
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A minimum 3 night stay at the Resort is required.

Honeymooners
All guests identified as honyemooners at time of booking will be
provided with a bottle of champagne in room on arrival, a romantic
shore line dinner once during stay & one Vatulele original
commemorative gift per bure.
A minimum 3 night stay at the Resort is required.