Located only 2.5 hours by car from Nadi Airport, Wananavu Beach Resort is situated on a picturesque headland on Viti Levu's most northern point Rakiraki.
Wananavu (meaning wonderful, fantastic in Fijian) is an idyllic resort located well away from the main tourist areas - an island paradise experience with mainland convenience. The resort overlooks a magnificent lagoon and caters for everyone from honeymooners and couples to divers and their families.
The 34 deluxe, luxury Bures and Villas & a chic 4 bedroom Villa Vanua are set amongst the lush, tropical gardens, dotted along the beach front or perched on the hillside overlooking the azure Sailstone Reef and the Nananui Islands.
The trip to Wananavu is an adventure in itself, as the drive to the resort allows you to stop and experience the real Fiji.
Dive Wananavu Fiji, a PADI 5-star Dive Resort, is based at the resort and offers daily boat dives to Sailstone Reef (20 minutes boat ride), Midway Reef and the Vatu-I-Ra Passage (up to an hour away) in Bligh Water.
Wananavu Beach Resort is just a 10 minute drive from Rakiraki and a 2.5 hour drive from Nadi International Airport or from the capital of Suva. Vehicle transfers by road can be arranged for your stay as can seaplane or helicopter transfers.
The resort has a wonderful a-la-carte restaurant with licensed bar, offering a great blend of Fijian and international cuisine. A traditional Fijian feast, also known as a 'Lovo', is organised once a week subject to guest numbers in house.
The Sunset Bar, overlooking the beach, offers a wide variety of beverages and is open daily.
The resort has a swimming pool, tennis court and private beach with hammocks.
The Wai Spa sits above the palm trees overlooking the beautiful Bligh Waters and offers a variety of treatment therapies.
WiFi is available throughout the property for an additional charge.
Dive Wanananvu Fiji is located on premises offering daily snorkelling and diving trips, Nitrox , gear rental and dive courses.
Wananavu can also cater for wedding packages.
The area surrounding Wananavu’s marina is a nominated marine reserve.
Each bure offers modern facilities with a traditional Fijian slant and are tastefully decorated with their own private deck with table and chairs, timber floors, artwork, ensuite, minibar, tea & coffee, hairdryer, fan and air conditioning. Some one bedroom bures can accommodate an extra rollaway bed. In-room WiFi is available for an additional charge.
4 x Garden View Bures with queen bed set amongst lush tropical gardens with a distinct Fijian feel
14 x Ocean View Bures with king bed and a sitting area, some of which can accommodate twin share, located just a stone’s throw from the beach.
8 x Beach Front Bures with king bed and living area just steps from the beach.
3 x Oceanview Honeymoon Bures and 1 x Beachfront Honeymoon Bure with stunning views, your own plunge pool with a separate deck, a large lounge area, 4 poster king-sized canopied bed as well as an indoor/ outdoor shower.
1 x Two Bedroom Garden Villa and
1 x Two Bedroom Oceanview Villa surrounded by palm trees and hibiscus is ideal for families. The relaxed living room is adjoined by two separate bedrooms, one with a queen bed and the other with two single beds.
2 x Two Bedroom Beach Front Villas is another option for families with kitchenette and washing machine, a king bedroom + a bedroom with two single beds. The large patio looks out to your own beach paradise.
The four bedroom Villa Vanua located on the hilltop sleeps up to 10 guests in four large bedrooms, three bathrooms and a full kitchen opening to an open plan dining and lounge area, state of the art audio-visuals, 10 metre pool and amazing panoramic water views.
Wananavu offers a variety of activities for you to enjoy during your stay including complimentary use of the tennis court, kayaks and snorkel gear. There are daily snorkelling and diving trips to the inner and outer reefs, fish feeding at the marina, hand line fishing and trawling opportunities, island boat tours exploring the nearby bays and beaches, an island picnic trip to spend your day swimming, snorkelling or sunbathing on a white sandy beach, Suncoast and inland cultural and adventure tours.
Dive Wananavu Fiji! is a PADI 5-star Dive Resort with two custom built dive boats so divers can enjoy a safe and comfortable transfer to and from the dive sites. Both dive boats are equipped with safety gear, dry storage, healthy snacks, fresh water, camera storage, and designated camera rinse bins. The boats head out for a 2-tank dive trip daily at 8:30am and return to the resort between 1-2pm. An afternoon dive at a local dive site can be offered if there are enough divers interested and if time and weather permits.
Dive Wananavu Fiji! dives three areas in the Bligh Waters – Sailstone Reef (only 20 minutes by boat), Midway Reef and the Vatu-I-Ra Passage (up to an hour by boat). You will find everything from the fish frenzies and amazing coral covered swim-throughs of Sailstone Reef to the awe inspiring soft coral and pelagic schooling tornadoes of fish in the Vatu-I-Ra Passage.
There are dive sites to suit beginners to experienced divers. Whether you are looking for a mind boggling twist and turn maze dive with swim-throughs and plenty to see, or to dive on top of pinnacles with walls plunging into the abyss or shallow coral gardens, Dive Wananavu will provide scuba divers with a truly amazing experience.
Dive Wananavu also offers Nitrox.