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Sau Bay Fiji Retreat

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Waiyevo | Box 203, Taveuni Island, Fiji (Formerly Almost Paradise)
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Bellevue, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

Even if one is not diving, there is plenty of outstanding snorkeling in the bay just steps from your lovely bure, nestled in a lush jungle setting. The staff is available to take guests of all competency and comfort levels out to various snorkel spots on world famous Rainbow Reef to experience the most amazing soft coral and fish ever!... More 

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Thank linray47
SauBayFijiRetreat, Owner at Sau Bay Fiji Retreat, responded to this review

Bula Linray! Thank you so much for your great review on your recent visit to Sau. We are really blessed to be able to offer our new Sau family members some special Sau Magic! Thank you for sharing your photos with us; these have been posted on the Sau FB page for all to enjoy! Sota tale ( till we... More 

Falls Church, VA
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Unbelievable family trip and get away. Sau Bay arranged for us to have great diving, trip out to see the GIANT mantarays, day trip to Taveuni to see the falls, hike and date line. All terrific. Thanks Sau Bay!

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Thank NancyGehron
SauBayFijiRetreat, Owner at Sau Bay Fiji Retreat, responded to this review

Bula vinaka Nancy and family, It was wonderful having your family at Sau to celebrate grandpa's 80th birthday - what a wonderful man he is! Thank you for your great review and we are so glad that you all enjoyed your stay with us! Sota tale (till we meet again) Your Sau Family More 

San Diego, California
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

Sau Bay is a small resort in a very remote and beautiful location 5 minutes boat ride from some of the best diving in the world in the somosomo straight. The resort is a very nice boutique type resort that is found throughout Fiji. There are only a few cottages keeping the number of guests to a minimum, allowing for... More 

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SauBayFijiRetreat, Owner at Sau Bay Fiji Retreat, responded to this review

Bula Kristidon! Vinaka vaka levu for your great review. Your gracious comments on Sau are truly appreciated. Our family of staff are all so proud of Sau and love to share the topside beauty and of course the underwater wonderland! So glad you enjoyed your 'Glamping' experience! A small piece of Africa in the South Pacific. Wishing you both a... More 

Durango, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

My Husband and I stayed at Sau Bay in November of 2015. We are divers and were looking for a great place to dive and a quiet beautiful location to spend surface time. We hit the jackpot with Sau Bay! This is a small resort with a small staff. There are no roads, you arrive by boat and are treated... More 

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SauBayFijiRetreat, Owner at Sau Bay Fiji Retreat, responded to this review

Bula to Colorado! Thank you so much for your fantastic review - just remember the Sau Magic you experienced will help you through your cold winter months! We are extremely honoured that you chose Sau for your Fiji experience; we all do what we can to make new family members have the best possible memories to take back with them.... More 

San Diego, California
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

From the time we were picked up and taken to the resort until the time we left we were treated like royalty. The accommodations are very intimate. We were in the tent and it was amazing. Huge. Wonderful view. So peaceful. Sara was the sweetest woman who took such great care of us. She seemed to know in advance what... More 

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SauBayFijiRetreat, Owner at Sau Bay Fiji Retreat, responded to this review

Bula vinaka from Sau! Thank you so much for your fantastic review on your recent stay with us. To read all the wonderful things you say about our Sau staff family is so rewarding....all of us are from the area and it is just like welcoming you into our homes. Our four legged girls feel the same and cant wait... More 

canberra
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47 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Foom an old 'crusty rusty' like me who has been around the world enjoying many years of holidays and especially diving trips, this is absolutely up there with the best. From the moment we were picked up by boat to embark on our special 'fifth year anniversary' holiday to the end where we had to leave Sau Bay we enjoyed... More 

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SauBayFijiRetreat, Owner at Sau Bay Fiji Retreat, responded to this review

G;day and bula vinaka from Sau! We are so honoured that you chose to celebrate your wedding anniversary with us at Sau. We all love sharing our Sau Magic with new family members and that all experiences shared are positive and filled with magic. Your kind words about us all is highly appreciated and we look forward to welcoming you... More 

Laguna Beach, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

My family of four just returned from a 9 day diving vacation at Sau Bay and it could not have been better. From the moment we arrived at the Taveuni airport and were met by Sau Bay staff everything was fantastic. Sera, resort hostess, met us at the airport as soon as we arrived. We went from the airport to... More 

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SauBayFijiRetreat, Owner at Sau Bay Fiji Retreat, responded to this review

Bula Jeff and your wonderful family, It was wonderful and heartwarming to read through your review on all aspects of Sau - our Sau family of staff so enjoy showing new family members the best experience in Fiji; both topside and of course underwater. We know this vacation was a 'Special' family time for you all as the children move... More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

What a perfect place to totally chill out. From the moment you set foot on the beach to the time you leave, you feel a wonderful sense of peace. Nigel and Carol are the perfect hosts, very welcoming and obliging. The Fijian detailing in the retreat are great - carvings in the wooden beams, and the use of flowers and... More 

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SauBayFijiRetreat, Owner at Sau Bay Fiji Retreat, responded to this review

Bula and Kiaora To NZ! Thank you so much for your super review; we are all so proud when we meet and exceed our guests expectations. The Sau family of Staff love to share their beautiful islands; and the awesome underwater wonderland! Hopefully it is not to cold back in NZ - we are still extremely dry here still and... More 

Perth, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We have just spent an idyllic 9 nights at Sau Bay, Fiji and cannot imagine a more relaxing or perfect holiday. Traveling as a family of four, myself, my husband and 2 daughters aged 9 and 6, we were made to feel at home the moment we stepped ashore, the staff greeting us with songs and fresh coconut juice. The... More 

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SauBayFijiRetreat, Owner at Sau Bay Fiji Retreat, responded to this review

A warm Bula and G'day to Perth! Firstly, thank you so much for your wonderful review - more important, it was such a pleasure to have your two gorgeous girls spend time at Sau! The excitement on finding 'their hermit crab, to returning from snorkelling with their Dad was so lovely to watch! May our Sau Magic be with you... More 

Houston, Texas
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

A group of 7 of us stayed last week for a few days of diving. Sau Bay is a small, beautiful resort, perfect for those who like a more personal experience than you'll find at a big chain hotel. Carol and Nigel run a first-class operation with a small, hard-working staff dedicated to making your stay a memorable one. This... More 

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SauBayFijiRetreat, Owner at Sau Bay Fiji Retreat, responded to this review

Bula to Houston! Thank you so much for your lovely and informative review! It is so helpful for future guests to get 'inside tips' on what to expect at Sau!....Of course our Sau Magic; the staff, the diving, the topside beauty is the cherry on top! We loved having your group visit with us and share some awesome diving -... More 

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