Tovutovu Resort- Naselesele
View of Vunibokoi restaurant at Tovutovu
Morning stillness at beach opposite Tovutovu "Bure" located amongst the tropical gardens Natural Springs at Naselesele village
5. What to do
Tovutovu bures (cottages) are beautiful and are a great example of contemporary Fijian architecture featuring tradtional styling with all the comforts of modern living.
Located at Naselesele, in a beautiful location on the Northern side of Taveuni overlooking neighbouring Qamea Island.
Owned and run by the Petersen family, who have been traditional owners, have been on Taveuni island since the mid-1800's
Alan Petersen, the current operator has designed the contemporary resort to please families, couples, and singles.
At Tovutovu you will be open to the peaceful natural environment of Taveuni, and enjoy modern conviences, such as an en suite bathroom, and hot water as well.
There are five bures made out of palm and bamboo. They have been hand built by the family and have recently been renovated using local natural resources of reed, native hardwood, and cane.
Three bure options include::
— Bure without kitchen
— Bure with kitchen
— Deluxe Family Bure with kitchen & lounge room
When staying at Tovutovu, expect the traditional warm and friendly service.
Services & facilities:
» Kids are very welcome
» Tovu Tovu Staff are fluent in English, Fijian & Hindu
» Great location right by:
— Matei airport
— Splendid Prince Charles Beach
— Taveuni restaurants
— Daily bure cleaning
— Laundry: If you need something pressed just tell us or you could borrow one of the irons & ironing boards
— Internet access
— Kayak rental
— Massage: To relax those tired muscles after a trying outdoor excursion, or if you feel like rewarding your self with a rejuvenating body massage.
— Baby Sitting: Our genuine love for children make us Fijians patient & reliable baby sitters. We can arrange for one of the many Grandmas, Aunties, or cousins to baby sit.
— Bike rental
Here is what Rob Kay (www.fijiguide.com) had to say about Tovutovu:
Another highly recommended upmarket backpacker haven is Tovutovu, located near Naselesele Village, a few hundred meters past Bhulabhai Store. The owner, Alan Petersen, has five bures (two which are self-contained) ranging in price from $105 - $135..
(per night, per bure)
All prices are inclusive of 25% Government Taxes
FJ$105 (non-self contained- double)
FJ$125 (self-contained- double)
FJ$135 (self-contained- family)
Specials available for 7 night stay
» Ceiling fans, plus south-eastern ocean tradewinds
» High vaulted bure ceilings
» Hot & cold running water
» Screened windows with ocean views
» Every bure has a private bathroom en suite
(map of Taveuni)
Located on the coastal road to Bouma, north-east of Matei Airport (minutes away)
Bus: Catching the public bus north from Wairiki jetty will cost you around FJ$3.00 and take about half an hour along the coastal road.
However, the bus only runs three times a day, (twice in the morning and once in the afternoon), so ask a local what times the bus runs and returns. From Matei airport, it takes about 5 minutes to get to Tovutovu and will cost around FJ$1.20.
Taxi: Catching a ride from the Wairiki wharf will cost you about FJ$30. If you are heading from Matei Airport, it will cost you about FJ$5.00.
Located near Matei, the "heart" of Taveuni, there is plenty of things to do such as diving, game fishing, adventure and cultural activities.
Good eating can be found at Vunibokoi Restaurant (located on the premises) or a number of quality restaurants.
Bouma National Park with Tavoro falls and Lavena Coastal Walk is just a bus ride away.
Reef snorkelling is always available as is kayaking and cycling.
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