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Absolute Beachfront Holiday Cottage with Private Saltwater Pool on Savusavu Bay

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Modern self contained private cottage with large saltwater pool, sleeps 2

Location, Location, Location!! Imagine relaxing on a beautiful secluded mile long beach all to yourselves! We are Absolute Beachfront (not across a busy, noisy road or up a hill.)

Our new holiday bungalow cottage with large private saltwater pool is located in lovely Sekawa Beach Estate, a small park-like estate hidden a half mile from the main road and tucked away along a mile long secluded beach on the north shore of picturesque Savusavu Bay on Fiji's second largest and virtually undiscovered island of Vanua Levu. Take a step back in time and discover the tropical beauty and peacefulness of a 'hidden paradise' that most visitors never see!

Awaken to a chorus of tropical birds and gentle waves lapping just steps from your bungalow cottage. Gaze at the tranquil waters of lovely Savusavu Bay from your bed or take an early morning stroll along the long powdery soft sand beach to hunt for interesting shells.

Enjoy a refreshing dip in your large 11' X 21' private saltwater pool or the shallow warm waters out front in Savusavu Bay. Take a peaceful walk through our beautifully landscaped tropical gardens and lily ponds and spy some of Fiji's most colorful birds such as the Collared Lory, Fiji Parrotfinch, and Fiji's rare Orange Dove. Snorkel at colorful coral reefs teeming with tropical fish just offshore in Savusavu Bay or kayak up the nearby Nasekawa River, floating past virgin jungle and small native settlements. The rest of the day can be spent lounging on the large verandah or relaxing in our oversized lover’s hammock under the palms as the gentle breezes lull you into total relaxation. Enjoy a relaxing massage given out in the beachfront bure with only the sounds of waves & birds in the background. Take a nap, read a book or just watch the clouds drift by.

Do as much or as little as you like! Our traditional Fijian 'bure' is the perfect place to end each day with 'happy hour' spent watching a spectacular sunset framed by the surrounding jagged volcanic peaks as the lights of Savusavu twinkle from across the bay and the Southern Cross rises in the clear starry sky.

Staying with us offers you the rare opportunity to personally meet the friendly Fijian villagers that often come to the beach to fish for their daily catch. It is a truly memorable sight watching a group of ladies fish with their large nets or float by on a bamboo 'bilibili' raft, just as their ancestors have done for hundreds of years. The ladies will be delighted to show you how they weave a basket, hat or fan from a palm frond.

Enjoy peace & quiet! Our bungalow cottage is on town power so there is no constant generator hum. However, we do have generator back up if power should go out briefly.

If your idea of the perfect getaway is to 'entertain each other' rather than 'be entertained' our relaxing Tropic Splendor beachfront cottage is the ideal place to enjoy your Fiji holiday!

We are full licensed by the Fiji Hotel Licensing Board and a member of the Fiji Islands Hotel & Tourism Association and Savusavu Tourism Association.

Amenities: Our beautiful beachfront cottage with 600 square feet of interior space and a 600 square foot spacious verandah is fully self-contained. Polished native hardwood floors and natural wood interior are decorated with authentic native Fijian handicrafts made by local craftsmen.

** Featuring a comfortable king-sized bed, quality linens and tiled bathroom with hair dryer, heated towel rack and shower.

** Full sized gourmet kitchen complete with all modern appliances including coffee maker, blender, rice cooker, toaster, microwave and dishwasher. Both Fiji 240 vac/50 hz and US 110 vac/50 hz power outlets in each room.

** The lounge includes comfortable furniture plus color TV, DVD player and radio.

** Wireless Internet

** Extensive reading library, many board games and puzzles.

** A/C as well as screened louvered windows and ceiling fans provide fresh ventilation throughout.

** Complimentary laundry facilities available on site.

** Grill your fresh catch on the 3-burner gas BBQ grill at our romantic beachfront Fijian 'bure' during sunset.

** Oversized 'lovers' hammock to relax in.

** Complimentary transfers to & from Savusavu Airport.

Activities:

** Mile long powdery soft sand beach with warm waters excellent for swimming, beachcombing and running.

** Complimentary use of our sea kayaks & snorkeling gear for your enjoyment.

** World-class snorkeling, scuba diving and 4-day PADI certification courses are available through several local outfitters.

** Village visits, jungle walks and waterfall hikes with Fijian guides are available for a small fee.

** A traditional Fijian 'meke' song/dance program performed by children from the nearby Fijian village is available for a small donation.

More Details

Owner
Avisake and Alessandro
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 18, 2017

About Avisake and Alessandro

We are a young family. I am a Fijian and my husband is from Switzerland. We have two children Ethan and Axel. Before we bought the property we were sailing around Fiji and operating as a charter business. Thanks to the yacht we got to know this beautiful hidden paradise. We will make your stay an enjoyable and a memorable one!

Avisake and Alessandro purchased this cottage in 2017

Why Avisake and Alessandro chose Fiji

Sekawa Beach is a beautiful and quiet beach with only the friendly village ladies fishing off it with their large nets on a daily basis.

What makes this cottage unique

With its beautiful scenery and secluded beach ideal for swimming and sea kayaking at any tide, Sekawa Beach is the perfect place to enjoy a quiet, peaceful beachfront holiday. Imagine waking up to the chatter of numerous birds first thing in the morning and the gentle waves lapping on the mile long beach perfect for strolling or running. It is truly a delight to meet the friendly Fijian villagers fishing off the beach and be invited back to the village for church or a school visit.

Amenities

Cakaudrove Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Dialup Access
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • fax
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - outdoor shower , Romantic bamboo garden shower for two
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Built and furnished to upscale American standards, our beautiful new beachfront cottage features a tiled bathroom & shower. • Hair dryer, heated towel rack (for drying towels), small fan, large mirror and smaller magnifying mirror. • Quality towels, Pure Fiji soaps & shampoo/conditioner & toilet paper. • Romantic bamboo garden shower for two just off the verandah and surrounded by lush tropical greenery.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Built and furnished to upscale American standards, our beautiful new beachfront cottage with 600 sq ft interior space and 600 sq ft spacious veranda is fully self-contained. Polished native hardwood floors and natural wood interior are decorated with authentic native Fijian handicrafts made by local craftsmen. • Featuring a comfortable king-sized bed with luxury bedding. • A/C as well as louvered windows and ceiling fans provide fresh ventilation throughout. • Complimentary housekeeping service 3 times a week.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Radio
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
  • Massage
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Built and furnished to upscale European standards, our beautiful new beachfront cottage with 600 sq ft interior space and 600 sq ft spacious verandah with large 11' X 21' private pool is fully self-contained. Polished native hardwood floors and natural wood interior are decorated with authentic native Fijian handicrafts made by local craftsmen. • A full sized gourmet kitchen complete with modern appliances including coffee maker, blender, rice cooker, toaster, microwave & dishwasher. Both Fiji 240 vac/50 hz & US 110 vac/60 hz power outlets in each room. • The lounge includes comfortable furniture plus a large flat screen color TV & DVD player and radio. • Fijian dining/massage 'bure' located at beachfront with large BBQ gas grill. • Sea kayaks & snorkel gear provided. • Large 11' X 21' private saltwater pool, 'lovers' hammock & 2 chaise lounges on verandah. • Large freezer & free laundry facilities

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(35 traveler reviews)

Absolute Beachfront Holiday Cottage with Private Saltwater Pool on Savusavu Bay
average rating of 5.0 based on 35 reviews
Okanagan Falls, Canada
5

Heavenly

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have just returned from a 3 week holiday in Fiji and the first week we had the privelege of staying at Tropic Splendor just outside of Savusavu. The owners, Jeff and Susan, live at the back of the property but the cottage is beachfront. They are both wonderful hosts, very aware of your privacy but also very helpful and kind, making a perfect combination for our first time in Fiji. The cottage is wonderful, very well equipped and has a beautiful private pool. The Fijian caretaker and the 2 housekeepers are delightful people and very informative about the Fijian way of life, showing us how they weave baskets and "live off the land". Jeff and Susan even hosted a dinner for us the first night, a real treat after almost 24 hours of being in transit, and took us out twice in their boat for snorkelling and for a trip up a nearby river. They even took us to a nearby village to watch darling Fijian children dancing...and it was all included. If anyone would like to e-mail me , I would be happy to answer any questions

Vinaka to all at Tropic Splendor for a truly wonderful time !

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2009
  • Stayed: Apr 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our goal at Tropic Splendor is to show our visitors the best Fiji and Savusavu (Fiji's "hidden paradise") have to offer including friendly people, interesting culture, jungle & waterfall hikes, beachfront massage, wonderful snorkeling, diving, deep sea fishing and delicious Fijian & Indian foods. We're not just a rental cottage but more like a mini-resort with all the personal extras we provide to our guests. We want our guests to feel like they are visiting friends starting from our meet & greet with flower salusalus at the Savusavu airport, taking them shopping in town, a "weary traveler's" welcome dinner with us on our deck to snorkeling & boating trips, village visits, the coconut & basket weaving demonstration and a traditional Fijian kava ceremony. We invite our guests to join us on Friday nights at the Savusavu Yacht Club to have drinks & dinner with us and our many expat friends. It's just as much fun for our good friends to meet our guests as it is for our guests to meet them. We've even had a few very interesting coincidences! Not surprisingly, we've had a handful of our guests fall in love with the area and have ended up buying property and have moved over to become a part of our little community as well. We are pleased that we also have many repeat guests who have come to feel that Tropic Splendor and quaint Savusavu are their second home. We are active in our local Rotary Club, Jeff having been named Rotarian of the Year in 2008, and we always invite guests to accompany us on school visits and trips out into the rural (bush) areas of our island with our club members. It can be quite an adventure and our guests enjoy it as much as the cute Fijian children enjoy meeting them! Fiji is an amazing place and the people are its finest resource. There isn't a more friendly, gentle and safe place to enjoy a tropical holiday and feel rejuvenated!
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5

Paradise found!

  • 5 of 5

We visited in April and had a wonderful time from start to finish. Avi and Alex made sure we had everything we needed and were excellent hosts. The cottage and facilities were beautifully maintained and the grounds were stunning. Flowers of every variety and a gorgeous array of palm trees and lily ponds surrounded the cottage, pool and covered sitting area. It would have been easy to just rest and relax but we couldn't resist snorkeling trips to the reefs near the property using the kayaks provided. Sunset walks on the beach were also a must, with stunning sunsets over nearby mountains. We have stayed in several places in Fiji and this was our favorite. We would recommend renting a car for any days you'd like to explore the island as taxis can add up.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
5

An Amazing Adventure!

  • 5 of 5

Pictures do not do justice to the beauty that is Tropic Splendor! Jeff and Susan go out of their way to make you feel welcome and included me in some of their activities, such as a water deployment day at a local village that was a life changing experience. The people of Fiji are kind, friendly, happy, generous and respectful and a reminder of what is really important in life. Saras and Panaia are two wonderful examples. I thoroughly enjoyed the coconut demonstration, Saras' cooking, kayaking, hiking, basket weaving, snorkeling and the Kava ceremony, all of which were first times for me. It is a great vacation spot for enjoying the sun, the beach, the pool and the surroundings and Jeff, Susan, Saras and Panaia expand on that to make it a great adventure. Could not recommend this place more! Great for couples, friends or solo travelers.

  • Submitted: May 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic, Romantic Cottage- A Must Stay

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed for a month on this very beautiful cottage that is right on the beach. The place was so private and decorated in traditional Fijian decor with all that you need to feel right at home. Susan and Jeff and their staff were friendly and provided us with everything we needed but also allowed us complete privacy. The beach is gorgeous and we spent our days kayaking, walking the beach, scuba diving and just lounging around in our very own private pool. The gardens on the property are photograph worthy. We did not want to leave even after a month. Thanks Susan and Jeff for the fishing trip and all you did for us while we were there. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sonoma, CA
5

Fantastic, Romantic Cottage

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed for a month on this very beautiful cottage that is right on the beach. The place was so private and decorated in traditional Fijian decor with all that you need to feel right at home. Susan and Jeff and their staff were friendly and provided us with everything we needed but also allowed us complete privacy. The beach is gorgeous and we spent our days kayaking, walking the beach, scuba diving and just lounging around in our very own private pool. The gardens on the property are photograph worthy. We did not want to leave even after a month. Thanks Susan and Jeff for the fishing trip and all you did for us while we were there. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Tropic Splendor a must!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at his lovely cottage for one month. It was absolutely amazing in every way. Our hosts, Jeff and Susan did everything to make our stay "perfect". We were so glad that we had one month, wished it was longer. Even on days where we didn't do much, we always managed 2 swims a day, and a walk along the breathtaking beach. Loved sitting in th bure for lunch or dinner and a fiji bitter beer.... The staff were also outstanding. Highly recommend this wonderful location and cottage.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Savusavu, Vanua Levu
Nearest Barpub
12 Miles
Savusavu, Vanua Levu
Nearest Ferry
12 Miles
Savusavu, Vanua Levu
Nearest Restaurant
12 Miles
Savusavu, Vanua Levu
Nearest Beach
30 Metres
Sekawa Beach
Car: not necessary

Truly off the beaten path! Sekawa Beach Estate is located on the north shore of spectacular Savusavu Bay, a scenic 12-miles (15 minutes) by car past colorful Fijian villages, from quaint little Savusavu town with its well stocked grocery, many shops, several restaurants, art gallery, handicraft market and a colorful open-air fresh veggie & fish market. The Savusavu Yacht Club and Copra Shed Marina are a favorite for visitors from around the world and the local community. Another place not to miss is the Grace Road restaurant because they serve organic food only.

Other Activities: Village visits, Black Pearl Farm tours, River Float trips

Golf: ** Golf & tennis can be arranged at a nearby resort.** Tour J Hunter Black Pearl Farm located in Savusavu Bay.** Rental car available.

Ski: ** Complimentary use of our sea kayaks & snorkeling gear for your enjoyment. Beautiful coral reefs await your visit just minutes by easy kayak paddle.

** World-class scuba diving and 4-day PADI certification courses are available through several local outfitters.

** Deep-sea fishing trips available through local outfitters.

** Village visits, jungle walks and waterfall hikes with Fijian guides are available for a small fee.

** A traditional Fijian 'meke' song/dance program performed by children from the nearby Fijian village is available for a small donation.

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Rates & Availability

Cakaudrove Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Special Rate
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$125
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$175
$1,085
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 25.0%

From FJ$325/Night (approx US$155/Night) or FJ$2,275/Week (approx US$1,085/Week)
Rates do not include Fiji 15% VAT & 5% Hotel Bed Tax.
50% Deposit to confirm booking.
Full Payment Balance 30 days before arrival.
Full refund of deposit, minus bank fees, if cancellation is made no less than 45 days out from time of arrival date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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