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A new hotel, $50 million in hotel renovations, more value adds... The hotel scene on Fiji’s Denarau Island and Nadi has had a face-lift. Find out what’s hot now.



RADISSON BLU RESORT FIJI, DENARAU ISLAND is the first resort in Denarau to come out of renovations in 2019. The renovations to rooms and suites offers a fresh beachside, contemporary vibe to the popular family resort, with all 270 rooms and suites upgraded with modern furniture and appliances. Guests will also find colourful works by local artist Maria Rova.


The award winning resort is recognised as being the best family resort in Fiji as selected by TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice and has ranked #1 in Fiji for the past four years from 2016. Featuring one of the largest lagoon swimming pools on Denarau and Fiji's only white water tunnel water slide, it’s little wonder this is a family friendly resort. But it’s room offerings offer particularly good options for family and multi-generational travel.



The resort boasts a unique offering of being able to cater to a family of five (2 adults, 2 children and 1 infant) in one suite. For the larger family units, guests can opt for a two bedroom option which combines a Guest Room with a One Bedroom Suite allowing ample room for up to four adults and five children.


All 135 suites at the resort feature a washer, dryer and kitchenette giving families the option to purchase supplies at the resort’s Lailai Mini Mart or dine in at one of four specialty restaurants including: Chantara Thai Restaurant, Basilico Italian Restaurant, BLU All Day Dining or Neptunes Fish and Chips. Signature Dining experiences are also available for a more intimate setting including Lomani Wai – an in the water unique destination dining experience complete with traditional kava ceremony and fire-dancing for entertainment.



From 1 April, 2020 the resort will offer more value adds for families including – Kids Eat Free, Kids Stay Free and Kids Play Free for morning sessions (full terms and conditions available upon enquiry at the resort). The resort offers Babysitting Packages for families bookable at the resort or through your preferred wholesaler.


SOFITEL FIJI RESORT & SPA HOTEL is currently undergoing a $50 million renovation. While some additions and improvements are still underway, others are already being enjoyed by guests. 


Now open is Waitui Beach Club, an adults only sanctuary located within Sofitel Fiji Resort & Spa. The exclusive Beach Club boasts an infinity pool, luxury cabanas for unwinding in, as well as a bar and restaurant.


Sofitel’s signature beachfront restaurant, Solis, is also open, allowing guests to revel in Mediterranean culinary delights while enjoying the magnificent views.


Experience the rum revival at Sofitel’s new Suka Bar, featuring 100+ different type of rum. Indulge and explore their curated collection of in-house infused rums served with Fijian inspired tapas.



Nui Beach Club for kids is located directly on the beach on the family side of the resort and is the FIRST kids’ club of its kind on mainland Fiji! Filled with fun and activities, the club is a dynamic integrated play area for children aged from 3-12 years and offers six  interactive spaces including Wet & Wild, Splash & Play, Artist in Residence, The Chill Zone, Simple Pleasures, the Islander Cabana, along with a Climbing Wall and Trampoline area on the beach.



Moving forward, Sofitel will be adding value to guest’s stays with breakfast, unlimited movies, and unlimited internet being included in all rates as standard.






The new hotel is located on the beachfront of Wailoaloa Bay, a premier location just 7 km by car from Nadi International Airport. It offers 236 rooms and suites along with an extensive range of facilities including four restaurants, three bars, three swimming pools, a day spa, 24-hour fitness center and four meeting rooms including two boardrooms, which can host up to 525 guests theatre style.


Wailoaloa beach is also great for laid-back local vibe, with cheap beach bars like Bamboo and Smuggler’s Cove just walking distance along the beach from Pullman. It is an ideal location for a short break fly-and-flop.

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Published: 3 September 2019

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