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Beach Lodge with Spectacular Ocean Views

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2

Overview

About the property

2 bedrooms, 2 luxury bathrooms, sleeps 4

Located on Vanua Levu, second largest island in the Fiji Islands. Savusavu our picturesque township is only 15 minutes away is well known for its active bubbling hot springs and is also home to hunter pearls, producers of the world reputed black pearl. Savusavu Bay with its natural deep waters is a popular port for international yachts sailing through the south pacific. The world famous Jean-Michel Cousteau Fiji islands resort is adjacent to our lodge.

Our lodge has unrestricted magnificent ocean views, beach at your doorstep great swimming /snorkeling/diving

Dining & Entertainment: There are a number of excellent restaurants in town a 15 minute drive away or enjoy fine dining at the Jean-Michel Cousteau Fiji Island Resort, your neighbors, just a few minutes walk down the road. Please note only prior bookings will be accepted.

Activities: Beach at your doorstep with great swimming and snorkeling, kayaking, paddle boating. Bush and Rain Forest walking within the property area. Trip to the Pearl farm and factory can be arranged.

A nine hole golf course is 30 minutes away at the Koro Sun Resort.

If you stay timing is right, watch a family of whales and dolphins swim by the house.

More Details

Owner
Martha Harman
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
June 23, 2017

About Martha Harman

I grew up in Suva, the capital of The Fiji Islands, and spent all my adult life schooling and working there. My husband and I with our son, immigrated to Sydney Australia in the late 1980's and returned to Savusavu , Fiji when my husband retired from work.

Martha Harman purchased this in 2007

Why Martha Harman chose Vanua Levu

The property was passed down to my husbands family through generations . The first Harman settled on Lesiaceva in 1874.

Amenities

Savusavu Accommodation and Amenities

Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Dialup Access
  • Filtered Water
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • fax
Kitchen:
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Bathrooms haver ceramic and stone tiles with timber finish. Gas hot water.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 child bed , child bed -request
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 child bed , child bed-request
  • All bedrooms have overhead ceiling fans and windows have insect screens. Both bedrooms have unrestricted spectacular ocean views. Full length timber louver windows. Bed linen supplied.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Boat
  • Inflatable Boat
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Pedal Boat
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
Notes:
Excellent restaurants in town, 15 minutes away or Dine at the Jean-Michel Cousteau Fiji Island Resort ( prior bookings only) massage & spa facilities available at the resort. Deep Sea fishing and diving can be arranged through the resort.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Beach Lodge with Spectacular Ocean Views
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 6 reviews
Northwest WA USA
5

Fabulous lodging in every respect!

  • 5 of 5

We loved everything about this beachfront rental and it was beyond our expectations in every way! Loveable, friendly owners providing fabulous service. Beautifully designed with many ammenities and homey touches. Clean and well maintained, with unique benefits in that it's so close to the Cousteau Resort. Oh, and did I mention...? Very affordable. We highly recommend this vacation rental and are planning on returning next year! Vinaka vakalevu Martha and Arthur!

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2009
  • Stayed: May 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was our pleasure to play host to our lovely guests and look forward to many more.
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Stockholm, Sweden
5

Delightful Beachfront Experience

  • 5 of 5

We loved our week in this Savusavu jewel...the owners are lovely, attentive, live nearby and made us feel more like family than rental guests. Brilliant spot for exploring this tip of the island by land & sea. If lucky enough to return to Fiji...I will look no further than this accommodation!

Details:

From Labasa airport - 90 minute taxi ride $100 FJ ($50 US) to property

Location - last property on beach road (Lesiaceva Rd) on Southwest tip of Savusavu, 100 meters before the Cousteau resort

Accessibility - $8 FJ ($4 US) taxi fare one-way from Savusavu harbor or $0.60 FJ ($0.30 US) per person bus fare - bus stop 30 meters from porch

Kayaking - two single-seater kayaks ready and waiting on front lawn

Swimming - small beach just across the street (great water & shells)

Snorkeling - 5 minute walk to "Split Rock" for nice offshore snorkeling

Papayas - ripe and ready just out the back door

Mosquitoes - you'll want mosquito coils or spray on the covered porch (early morning and dusk) but the lodge has good screens all around

Appliances - dated but good condition, all functional (cooked plenty of great meals - on stove, oven & grill), good clothes washer & clothesline

Wifi - stable, no interruptions

Food & drink shops - Savusavu wine shop, MH groceries and Fiji Meats...all close together - on west end of Savusavu town

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fabulous house in a fabulous position

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful cottage in a fabulous position. We just loved the whole experience. Being able to just walk across to the water and swim and snorkel to our hearts content. The fish life was prolific and some of the coral was beautiful Saw a moray eel whilst snorkelling also. The use of the kayaks is a bonus and much appreciated. Martha & Arthur's hospitality was fantastic. I would recommend a stay in this lovely cottage to anyone. It was a true Fijian experience as well as being very relaxing.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Perfect snorkeling location with great views.

  • 4 of 5

2nd time we have visited the Harman's holiday cottage (2 weeks & 1 month visits). Terrific location for snorkelling on the edge of marine reserve. The cottage is 2 bedroom/2 bathroom (breezeway between for space from your kids!) with lovely touches, open plan kitchen/loungeroom with comfy couches, quality wooden floors throughout, ample kitchen facilities, great verandah, bbq, aircon in the master bedroom, 2 free kayaks. Super value for quality house & very safe area. Clean & tidy with lovely tropical garden & neighbours not too close. The public bus (FJ$1.10 per trip) stops within 20 metres - 5 times a day. We catch that into Savusavu for shopping & then a $8 taxi home for convenience. Road is out front but no real annoying traffic & no noise whatsoever at night - just the stars & lapping of the tide. Did I mention value for location? We are avid snorkelers - this really is a terrific spot. Pack your snorkel & swimming gear, sunscreen & mozzie repellent & enjoy a sundowner or 2 on the deck.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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brisbane
5

Unbelievably Great!

  • 5 of 5

This place is so close to heaven on earth I can't imagine a better location.

It is 6 klms from Savusavu but 10 secs from beautiful coral reef. The two kayaks are great and we spent many hours just cruising and swimming. I am already planning my return visit and I WILL be back. Thanks Arthur and Martha it is a beautiful place.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2010
  • Stayed: Jun 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Very nice rental - even nicer people!

  • 4 of 5

I rented Martha and Arthur's cottage for two weeks. The rate was reasonable and they are super-nice people. The cottage is very comfortable and literally steps from having your feet in Savusavu Bay.

If you are going to enjoy the beach though, you really can't go in the water in front of the cottage. It is mostly rocks and coral. But the Cousteau resort next door has a pier that juts out into the ocean that is great for swimming.

Also, it is about four or five miles from town so it's not easy to get there on your own schedule.

I definitely recommend renting scooters from the Copra Shed and make the trek to Labasa. The scenery is great and the people are so friendly along the way.

You should know that the cottage does not have air conditioning but the ceiling fans make it much better.

I can't say enough about Arthur and Martha. They were so gracious and friendly. They even took me to the market to buy groceries! If you are looking to experience real Fiji - this is a great place to go. Not a resort but real Fiji life.

Vinaka Martha and Arthur!!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2009
  • Stayed: Jul 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
12 Kilometres
Savusavu Airport
Nearest Beach
30 Metres
Car: not necessary

Savusavu Bay has great spots for Diving & Snorkelling, also good fishing in the Bay and outside the reefs.

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Rates & Availability

Savusavu Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$130
$650
$1,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Payment Conditions: Direct payment into bank account or email us for other options.
Special Rates and long rental : please email us
Deposits: A one night deposit is payable on booking and full payment is required 30 days prior to arrival.
Cancellations and Refunds : A one night deposit is non refundable if canceled less than 15 days before arrival. Cancellations made 30-15 days before arrival

1 night stay deposit is required to confirm your booking. Email for payment details.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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