The Tropica Island Resort is found on Malolo Island in the Mamanuca archipelago, just 16 miles from Nadi International airport – and about a million miles from the the stress of everyday life. Accessed by Catamaran Transfers or private water taxi, the resort is set in a private sheltered bay surrounded by tropical gardens, swaying palms and of course stunning views of the azure Pacific ocean. This is barefoot luxury at its finest.
Accommodation here at Tropica is made up of 12 beachfront bures, four beachfront suites and 14 Resort Rooms. The rooms have air conditioning, ceiling fans, king size beds, tea and coffee making facilities, a fridge, hair dryer and ironing facilities, while the Bures and Suites also feature a large shaded patio, out door river-rock showers and deck swings with Bures sleeping up to three adults and suites up to four. Décor is a blend of traditional Fijian architecture with contemporary island style, with cool tiled floors and airy high ceilings with exposed beams. There is a nightly turndown service and daily replenished bottled water.
Here the emphasis is on relaxation, and there is large new infinity pool where you can float in peace and quiet and soak up the sun. IF you feel a little more energetic, there is fishing, scuba diving, island hopping and village visits, while closer to home, you can snorkel right off the beach – the resort has a large number and variety of tropical fish – or else you can enjoy the kayaks, hobie cats and paddle boards that are available. Other activities include volley ball, hiking, beach petanque, crab racing, herbal medicinal walks and cultural entertainment such as basket and hat weaving, sulu tying, coconut husking and kava ceremonies. And if you just want to be pampered, book into the Serenity by Senikai Spa, and enjoy a range of treaments from massages, wraps and facials to manicures an pedicures, using Fijian skin and body care products. All of which start with Fiji’s crystallised ginger, tropical guava juice and a complimentary foot ritual… The resort is the perfect location
Whether you choose to eat under the stars, or in the poolside restaurant and bar, cuisine at the resort is inspired by Fijian delicacies, and home cooked dishes. Breakfast is vast buffet of fruit, bread, yoghurt, waffles, pancakes, fresh fruit, bacon and eggs, while lunch if usually light salads and wraps, and dinner is a range of daily changing dishes, including local delicacies. For a more casual dining experience, sit on the water’s edge at the Sunset Bar, and enjoy small plates of tapas accompanied by fine wines or cocktails.
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