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Home away from home

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Even more than the food you eat or the sights you see, the room you stay in has an impact on your whole holiday. Where you start your day will frame your whole Fijian adventure, and for a romantic retreat for two, you know you’ll want the best.

At Lomani Island Resort, you’ll be staying in one of only 30 newly-renovated private suites and bures, each with unimpeded ocean views, beach access, and beautiful local fittings. With paradise right at your fingertips, you can stop worrying about the real world and sink into your dream Fiji holiday.

Take the plunge

Mere footsteps away from the sugar-white Fijian sand, our private Poolside Beach Bures offer pure Fiji bliss exactly the way you like it. With beach access and a private plunge pool, you don’t need to choose between ocean adventure and poolside luxury – spend your day doing a little of both, then relax on your private poolside daybeds and share a cocktail with your loved one.

Beachfront Bures

Wake up every morning with the sound of the sea in your ears and the beach only footsteps away – our Beachfront Bures are 65 sqm of pure Fijian luxury. Large private sun decks provide a perfect private retreat for your morning coffee or afternoon cocktail, where you and your partner can take in the view and bask in the beautiful Fijian sunshine.

Hibiscus Suite

Feel at home while you’re away with the best in open-plan living, offer breathtaking ocean views and private sun decks on which to take them in. Enjoy breakfast with your loved one in your California king bed, or retreat from the bustle of the resort proper to rinse off in your private outdoor shower and sun-dry on the deck with a much-deserved cocktail.

Deluxe Suite

Your Lomani Island retreat should be catered to your needs – that’s why our Deluxe Suites offer separate sleeping and living spaces as well as a private patio or balcony from which to enjoy the stunning views of Malolo Lailai Bay.

Destination? Wedding!

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If you love travel and you hate hard work, a destination wedding may be for you. Put simply, a destination wedding is a wedding held somewhere you and your future spouse don’t live, and where most or all of the guests will have to travel and stay for the celebrations. A destination wedding can be held anywhere you like – but we of course suggest somewhere beautiful (those natural decorations of sun, sea and sand!) somewhere relaxing (did someone say ocean breeze? Resort facilities? Lounging by the pool?) and somewhere that will take all the work off your hands for you (hello, dedicated events team!) In short, we want to host your wedding!

A destination wedding brings all your guests together – literally – by taking everyone out of their comfort zones of hometown and routine and really emphasizes the beautiful, special moment of the union of two people. Can you just imagine scrunching your bare feet into the white sands of Fiji while you say I do? Toasting under the clear island sky full of brilliant stars? Luxuriating in a giant, comfortable bed, knowing you don’t have to do the laundry?

Why not invite all your most special people to a wonderful vacation where they get to celebrate you, and where you can stay for your honeymoon right after? Again, while you can take some of the organisation on yourself if that’s what you like, many couples choosing a destination wedding are using the event planners at their chosen resort to really make something special for them, while taking away all the stress that can really taint your special day.

Of course, a destination wedding isn’t for everyone. Guests usually pay for their own flights and accommodation, and destination weddings are often smaller, as not everyone enjoys travel or can afford the trip. But if a destination wedding sounds like the perfect way to marry the one you love – contact us to get started on the wedding of your dreams.

Welcome to Lomani Island: the lovers’ paradise

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Holidaying with your partner is a great way to see the world, strengthen your relationship, and share wonderful experiences that otherwise might never cross your paths. Choosing where to go is the most important part of the process – but once you’ve settled on your island paradise getaway, the next most important choice is where to stay.

Choosing the right hotel or resort can set the tone for your entire holiday. Whether you’re a bargain seeker or a lover of luxury, the first thing you see when you wake up in the morning can be the difference between bouncing out of bed and burrowing back under the sheets.

Be pampered
If you’re going on an island adventure, you want to choose a resort that will pamper you from the minute you arrive, massaging your cares away. Lomani Island Resort offers a wide range of massages and beauty treatments to help you relax, rejuvenate, and wind down into the slower tempo of island life.

Paddle along the crystal clear ocean
The waters surrounding Fiji’s Malolo Lailai Island are some of the most beautiful in the world – and the most fun! Whether you like high-octane water sports, experiencing some of Fiji’s most breathtaking views with the help of a snorkel or SCUBA, or just splashing in the water in between sunbathing, Lomani Island Resort offers an ocean experience for every taste.

Kick back at the beach
Sugar-white sands and turquoise seas are essential components of Fiji’s island paradise. Whether you’re getting pampered in an ocean bure, enjoying a romantic picnic for two, or sunbathing with a book in one hand and a cocktail in the other, Lomani Island Resort’s private beaches offer the ocean experience you crave.

Taste the goodness
Last but not least – food! The food you eat on holiday can make some of the strongest impressions, creating your favourite – or least favourite! – memories. Lomani Island Resort is home to the renowned Flame Tree Restaurant, a world-class eatery featuring Fijian, Fijian-Indian, and international foods. Chef Pranesh Goundar uses only the freshest local produce and seafood and imported meats to create a Fijian menu you won’t soon forget.

Fall in love in Fiji aboard a romantic sunset cruise

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One of the great things about a trip to Fiji is that there are many ways you can enjoy a romantic evening with your partner. Whether you enjoy watching the waves at the resort restaurant, or you love nothing more than relaxing on the beach with a picnic, Fiji truly accommodates all tastes. But if you’re keen to do something a little out of the ordinary, then why not enjoy a romantic sunset cruise?

Imagine reclining on a cruise yacht with your loved one whilst watching the sunset transform the waves into a sea of pink, orange and yellow. Is there a more romantic way to enjoy Fiji than with a cruise? You’ll be pampered by our professional staff, who pride themselves on their attention to detail and excellent customer service. Speak to your concierge and let us plan an evening to yours and your loved one’s tastes, featuring Malolo Lailai Bay’s best views. Turn your back on the sun and see Malolo Lailai’s shores lit up in gold and amber, and snuggle close to your loved one as the temperature dips under the darkened sky.

Fall in love all over again with our private sunset cruise along the warm turquoise sea. See a new side of Malolo Lailai Bay as the normally turquoise waters transform in the Fijian sunset. Whether you are celebrating a special occasion such as birthday, anniversary, honeymoon, or are simply reconnecting on a lovers getaway, Malolo Lailai’s spectacular beach and ocean views are best experienced with just you and your loved one, relaxing and reclining in style on a private sunset cruise.

The Flame Tree restaurant

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Breakfast

December in Fiji is truly a time for lovers. Mornings on Mamanuca Island are clear and bright, heavy with heat and ripe with promise. With temperatures up to 35°C/93°F, the mornings are made for lounging together, reconnecting over pillow talk and lingering over coffee. When you finally face the sunlight, breakfast is served to the sounds of the ocean.

 

Lunch

December days on Mamanuca Island are quiet and muggy, perfect for lingering in the pool with your loved one. The more adventurous can take full advantage of Fiji’s beautiful national parks, rambunctious water sports, or escape the weather altogether by spending a few hours exploring Fiji’s underwater treasures. When the morning has flown by, wend your way into The Flame Tree, and feast your eyes and your bellies on all the savoury delights Fiji has to offer – plus a few from home as well.

 

Dinner

After a lunch like that, there’s nothing to do but sit back and relax for a few hours. Relax by the pool and dive into the latest thriller, stroll along Lomani Island’s private beach, or curl up with your loved one in the privacy of your own bure, savouring each others’ company has the hours slip by.

There’s nothing that crowns a day in paradise quite like a delicious, lingering meal. You’ve spent your day adventuring or relaxing, now take the chance to sit with your loved one in the open air and savour the tastes of your island getaway. Start with a freshly muddled mojito made with local Fijian rum, then savour the tastes of home and away prepared with only the freshest local and imported ingredients.

Savour each bite with a sip of wine and a smile, and when you’ve finished eating, order another cocktail and take in the beautiful spill of stars above.

Rekindle your relationship with some time away

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Every relationship needs some time out, away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Time to reconnect to each other and to the things that brought you together. Time to realise how you’ve grown and changed together. Time to really appreciate each other for who you are, rather than how you always take the bins out or do the dishes.

Sometimes, it’s hard to remember the spark that you once had. With the aforementioned chores, work, family, friends, life gets busy. You might take your partner for granted without realising it, forgetting what a privilege it is to have someone who’s with you through everything, the highs, the lows, the mundanity of life.

A couple’s vacation may just be the answer to rekindling the romance. Forget everyone else except each other and rediscover the excitement of your relationship. Not only can you forget about who’s turn it is to cook dinner or pick the kids up from school, but you can forget about the kids for a moment and really appreciate life with your partner – away from regular life.

Maybe you’ve always wanted to scuba dive, but you live in a landlocked city. Maybe you’re dying to try something new together, but it’s hard to find time when one or the other (or both) of you aren’t tired, busy, or just unexcited because life’s got you down. A holiday together – maybe especially one at a romantic island resort – could be just the thing you need.

Take a holiday. Take time together to remember what it is you love about each other. Find something you can do together. Find something you can not do – together. Disconnect from the rest of the world and make time for each other, for intimacy, for true love.

Romantic Getaways for Older Couples

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Romantic getaways aren’t just for young lovers. Couples of all ages deserve to take some time out to relax and enjoy quality time together away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. And why not enjoy the conveniences of a highly rated resort as well as the beauty of an island retreat?

Fiji has wonderful local cuisine, and there are many chances to step out and try something new while you’re here. But there are also a wide variety of Western comfort foods, so that even though you may be far from home, you still have the comfort of an indulgence you know you’ll enjoy.

One of the best parts about travelling while older is that you have the leisure of choosing the time that best suits you, which can be outside of peak time. Some of the most popular travel destinations for older people are just as enjoyable outside the high times of spring and summer. For many island destinations, the temperature is fairly constant throughout the year, and choosing just a few weeks outside of peak tourist season could mean a quieter, more relaxing stay – and maybe some great deals if you’re lucky.

Resorts are a great way to enjoy that time you’ve planned away from kids, grandkids and newly retired friends with too much time on their hands. Spas and wellness programs abound in tropical resorts like Lomani Island Resort, and there are plenty of ways to enjoy the services with or without your partner. We know that many older couples just want to enjoy their well-deserved time off and be pampered – and a couple’s massage or a tailored spa treatment is just the way to do that. Maybe your spouse can have a round of golf while you get a facial, and you can round it all off with a walk on a semi-private beach at sunset.

 

Dive in and discover the magic

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Fiji is famous for its lush rainforests, sparkling turquoise waters, and swathes of pristine white beach. But look closer and you’ll find that some of Fiji’s most spectacular scenery can be found beneath its sparkling waters. Underneath those warm waves lurks an entire world of colour and life, and to experience it is to experience the best that Fiji has to offer.

Fiji’s reefs offer an amazing diving experience. Among the best reasons to dive in Fiji is the immense amount of coral found across the archipelago’s reefs. Fiji has been called the “Soft Coral Capital of the World,” – rather appropriately, as there are 390 known types of coral here! And the coral in Fiji isn’t just diverse; it’s also incredibly colourful and abundant, supporting a huge range of marine plants, fish, and even the occasional reptile.

If it’s spectacular coral you wish to see, you can’t go past the Astrolabe Reef off Kadavu Island. The Astrolabe Reef is the fourth-largest in the world, over 65km long, and is one of the world’s premier diving locations. Kadavu Island is one of Fiji’s little-known gems. Its small but strong eco-tourist industry is run entirely by local families, and the island is completely void of both resorts and tourists.

Bligh Waters, near Rakiraki off Fiji’s largest island of Viti Levu, offers some of Fiji’s best fish- and turtle- spotting. The best sites here are only available by boat, so ask your concierge or travel agent to recommend a diving company to get you there. Subsurface Fiji is one of Fiji’s main diving companies, and offers a wide range of PADI certification options to get you diving quickly and safely. Whether you’re a complete beginner or it’s just been a few years since your last dive, Subsurface offers half- to full- day courses designed to get you out there and enjoying the very best views Fiji has to offer.

Spa bliss in a beach bure

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We’ve all experienced it. You’ve handed your work over, your bags are spilling out onto your resort suite’s floor, and you’re finally alone with your significant other. But for some reason, you just can’t relax.

It’s a cliché because it’s true – daily life is a grind. We’re constantly busy, attached to one screen or another, and always on call, ready and waiting to tackle the next disaster. This constant stress is hell on our bodies, leading to dull skin, low energy, and high stress levels.

You know it’s a problem – that’s why you’re here in Fiji. A few days of surf, sand, and sun are sure to leave you relaxed, glowing, and reconnected with your partner and yourself, ready to dive back into your daily life with a renewed sense of purpose.

Switch off that nagging little voice with an afternoon getting pampered in an open-air beach bure. Spend quality time with your spouse, soak in some sun and sea air, and let our qualified massage and beauty professionals put together a pamper package that will kickstart your adults-only Fiji retreat.

This is truly where the magic happens. Sea, sun, and fresh air combine with the perfect amount of privacy to enable you to disconnect from your stresses and reconnect with your significant other.

Embrace the relaxed tempo of island life with a deep tissue or sports massage, and marvel at the glow in your skin brought out by locally made Pure Fiji spa products. Pure Fiji harnesses South Pacific Islanders’ ancient knowledge, using all-natural, all-local coconut milk and coconut oil to hydrate your skin and beat back skin-dulling bacteria and inflammation.

Get into that relaxed holiday mindset by starting off with a couple of hours of quiet pampering in one of our open-air beachfront bures. It’s the best Fiji has to offer.

Your own drop pool and beachfront paradise

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I’m going on holiday at a resort in Fiji. What images do these words conjure up in your mind? Be specific. Spare no expense – this is your daydream, after all.

You’re probably thinking soft white sand and rolling waves gently coming in to kiss the shore. The beach is maybe ten feet from your room – maybe a little further, just to ensure absolute privacy. You want a gigantic bed, super comfortable, with someone else to change the sheets, if you don’t mind.

Let’s go further. You’ve got buckets of privacy, so how about an outdoor shower? It’s got to be in a beautiful courtyard to enjoy the warmth of a brand new sunrise. You can see the stars from here, after the sky shows off a glorious sunset. White walls, dark stones that are smooth under your feet. Let’s pop some greenery in there to remind you of where you are (as if you could forget).

Near the outdoor shower there has to be a deck to lounge on with your choice of beverage. The beach is in sight, but in case you don’t want to get sand everywhere, you’ll want a private pool in which to soak. It doesn’t have to be big – there’s only you, and maybe one special person to share it with.

What’s the most important part of a beach getaway? The complete absence of anything to worry about – not kids, not work, not chores – nothing but what to do next and how to stay here forever.

If you’re thinking that there can be no place like this – there is nowhere this perfect – you’re wrong. Lomani Island’s Beachfront Pool Bures are the absolute top choice for a perfect Fiji holiday. We now have a total of ten bures with private pools for you to enjoy with your significant other, or even as a perfect getaway for one — in which case you can spread out on that gigantic bed and take the covers all for yourself!