Fiji Marriott Resort Momi Bay overview: You will wish to keep not less than every week



Fiji Marriott Resort Momi Bay bridges the hole between Fijian household resorts and adults-only romantic retreats by combining them in the identical resort. Guests select between adults-only overwater bungalows, or family-friendly rooms. It’s virtually as near Nadi International Airport as Denarau Island, but Fiji Marriott Resort Momi Bay has remained beneath the radar of most Australian travellers. Just 25 minutes drive south of the airport, you may undergo inexperienced hills with cows for firm till you attain the west coast.


Set beside and on prime of a lagoon sheltered by a strip of shoreline the place you’ll be able to look out to the Mamanuca Islands, the resort occupies a few of Fiji’s most unusual actual property. Most eating places and bars look throughout the lagoon – and there is an actions space on a seashore inside the lagoon – but its finest function would not contain the lagoon in any respect. Built atop a coastal cliff face trying west, Fish Bar has arguably the very best sundown view within the South Pacific. Walk between the resort’s bars and eating places, or hitch a carry in a golf cart.


There are eight various kinds of rooms – every function excessive vaulted ceilings, non-public outside decks and free-standing bath-tubs. The adults-only overwater bungalows are the one ones of their type on Fiji’s essential island – and have direct entry to the lagoon. At 60 sq. metres they’re as massive as some inner-city residences, and I’ve my very own balcony so I can sit and stare on the lagoon earlier than I leap in. Furnishings are predominately timber and white executed in a minimalist type to make sure everybody’s consideration is all the time on the lagoon outdoors. There’s additionally a alternative of ocean entrance or lagoon view bures of various sizes for {couples} or households.


You’ll be spoilt for alternative with 5 eating decisions – so you’ll be able to transfer between eating places all through your keep. The adults-only Fish Bar is the resort’s nice eating choice, that includes seafood caught the identical day and grilled meats in an open-plan restaurant. Eat above the lagoon at Goji Kitchen and Bar with a breakfast buffet with stay cooking station, or catch a Polynesian Fire Performance and the Village Choir singing beside the water on the Lagoon House and Bar. There are additionally barbecue-style meals at Voi Voi Bar, set inside a Fijian Village open-air venue.


You’re solely 25 minutes from Denarau Island, residence to top-of-the-line choices of eating places and bars in Fiji. Nadi can be solely 25 minutes away the place there are additionally loads of choices. Taxis or shuttles might be organised by reception.


It’s the sum of all elements that actually make this place. There is a sense of exclusivity you solely in any other case get on an island while you enter by way of its lengthy driveway – and the very fact you’ll be able to entry the Mamanuca Islands from boats that dock on the resort’s jetty is a bonus. It’s the type of resort you will not thoughts staying at for every week.


Rooms from $460 an evening. Savusavu Road, Momi Bay. See




Get set for a watery sundown as you soak within the infinity pool.


If you are a fan of early nights keep away from the lagoon view bures beside the Lagoon Lounge the place native musicians play most nights of the week.

Craig Tansley travelled courtesy of Tourism Fiji and My Fiji.