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Kokomo Private Island, an Australian-owned, ultra-luxury resort located in Fiji, is proud to announce its inclusion in Travel + Leisure’s 2024 ‘T+L 500’ list. Renowned for its unrivalled but relaxed luxury and the natural beauty of its stunning island setting, Kokomo Private Island has secured its place among the world’s elite hotels, as recognized by the readers of Travel + Leisure. 

Each year, Travel + Leisure invites its readers to participate in the World’s Best Awards, inviting them to cast their votes for hotels and resorts and rate them according to their accommodation, facilities, location, food and value. From these survey results, it compiles the T+L 500 list, with hotels listed alphabetically and grouped by region, showcasing properties that consistently deliver exceptional service, world-class amenities and unforgettable moments to discerning travellers. 

Located in the Kadavu Islands, south of Fiji’s mainland, Kokomo Private Island is a true paradise, a restorative sanctuary for families and an enticing retreat for couples. A venture straight from the hearts of the Walker family, the resort was founded by the late Lang Walker AO, who transformed it into a tropical oasis with a deep commitment to preservation of the island’s pristine environment. It is encircled by the Great Astrolabe Reef, the fourth largest on the planet, and is an undisturbed private paradise, spread across 140 acres. Kokomo is also one of the few rare islands in Fiji with stretches of stunning white sand beach. 

Kokomo Private Island’s inclusion in the T+L 500 list is a testament to the island team’s commitment to providing guests with unparalleled luxury experiences. From its luxurious Beachfront Villas and Grand Residences pristine beaches, stunning dock to dish culinary offerings and array of immersive activities, Kokomo Private Island offers a truly transformative escape for travellers seeking the ultimate in luxury and adventure. 

Says Grant Anderson, Resort Manager of Kokomo Private Island, “We are honoured to be recognized among the world’s top hotels in Travel + Leisure’s prestigious T+L 500 list. We’d also like to acknowledge our Kokomo team who work tirelessly to ensure that every guest experience is nothing short of extraordinary. We are grateful to our guests for their ongoing loyalty and to Travel + Leisure for this incredible honour.” 

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