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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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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Encinitas, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Sau Bay Retreat is a gem in paradise! We spent five days there in March and could not have been more pleased. With only two couples in the resort, we were treated like family and were given friendly, personalized service. Though we felt the effects of Cyclone Pam, the staff made sure that we were comfortable and happy. We... More 

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

Bula vinaka Jan, We are so thrilled to read your review and your glowing comments on the Sau family Staff. We want all our guests to feel like family; that is all part of the Sau Magic we have. Our beautiful islands have so much to offer in the way of scenic beauty, healthy corals but the care of our... More 

Big Bear City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time with great new friends. The food was incredible, a five star rating in my opinion and believe it or not, the cook is self taught. The staff was there for your every need, but they were more, like friends than anything else. I hope we will be able to return soon.

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

Bula vinaka Ed, Thank you so much for your terrific review, the Sau family of staff much appreciate your wonderful comments. We know you will return 'home' one day and we look forward to welcoming you to our shores again. Sota Tale Sau family of Staff More 

Blue Mountains, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sau Bay Fiji Retreat is nothing short of superb. It was a much anticipated holiday for me, as I hadn't taken a break from work in over five years. As such, I was envisioning a picture perfect holiday and could only hope Sau would provide this (as I hadn't been to Fiji before either and didn't know what to expect)... More 

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

Bula Annette, Thank you so much for your truly wonderful review. We are all so proud when we find that our Sau Magic has given guests what their hearts desired. Thank you for taking the time to write such a glowing review and hope that by remembering your time with us that you were able to enjoy us with you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing stay! All the people that we met touched our heart. We loved getting involved with the activities and sharing Kava! Our romantic package was wonderful and enjoyed the beautiful lobster dinner of the point! Thank you to all! BULA BULA

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

A warm Bula to you in Big Bear! Thank you so much for your great review and posting on our FB page! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us. Welcome to your new Fiji family and we hope that the Sau Magic will bring back happy memories until you return one day! Your Sau Family More 

Savannah, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I visited Sau Bay Fiji Retreat for 10 days in late March of this year. We cried when we left. I have never before cried when leaving a hotel. The people and the place of Sau Bay Fiji Retreat made that deep and satisfying of impression on me. Carol and Nigel were personable and friendly hosts. And... More 

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

Bula Savannah! Wow!....what a lovely review. We are all so thrilled that you had such a great time with us and that you felt like being with family...now, you will have your Fiji family to visit again. Our Fiji family of Staff just love to share our islands,our culture, our food, our scenery, our songs with new family members. We... More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

What can we say, other than to re-iterate what has already been said? A beautiful location, excellent accommodation, fantastic activities, an abundance of exceptional food, and delightful people – Sau Bay Fiji Retreat is a very special place indeed! My wife and I recently spent a week at Sau and we cannot speak highly enough of our experience. Located on... More 

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

Bula and G'day to our Special 'Happy Aussies' Thank you so much for your fantastic review. We all so enjoyed having you stay and become a member of the Sau family. All we can wish for is for our guests to leave with is with a good serve of 'Sau Magic' which will last until you return to your Fiji... More 

Kenosha, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I just returned from Fiji last week. Spent my first week with a group of 23 divers at a resort near Rakiraki. I had decided to stay on an extra week and check out some other resorts in Taveuni. Flew into Taveuni and could not believe my eyes, The difference between the 2 islands. I had never seen such beauty... More 

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

Bula Laurie, We are so pleased that you chose to stay with us and have some Sau Magic help you relax after such a busy previous week! Thank you so much for the fantastic photos you posted on our FB page - our 'future' family members love to see 'true' photos. Thank you for your great review; we are thrilled... More 

Broomfield, Colorado
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We went to Sau Bay for our 21st anniversary and couldn't have been happier with our decision. It is so lush, pristine and remote. We stayed in the African Safari tent. Don't let that fool you, it is so luxurious, spacious, and private. I highly recommend it if you are there for a romantic occasion. It felt like we had... More 

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

Bula vinaka to Colorado! We are indeed very honoured that you chose to celebrate your anniversary with us at Sau. Thank you so much for your great review and comments on how you enjoyed your stay with us. Fiji has been recognized as one of the 'Happiest Places on Earth'; we are so happy that you were able to experience... More 

Mooloolaba, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We totally agree with all the wonderful reviews: the setting on the bay, the incredible food, the modern cottages, and the great staff. Needless to say we had a brilliant relaxing time. It takes a bit more effort to get there, but it’s worth it if you are looking for a very quiet retreat – more like staying at a... More 

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

Bula and G'day to Oz! Thank you for your informative and helpful review; we are sure that future prospective guests will find it all very helpful. We always take recommendations seriously and have rectified the 'bar soap' which we will now have available, the masks/snorkels will be kept in the air-conditioned office. The curtains are an interesting subject - with... More 

Manlius, New York
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Sau Bay Resort is heaven on earth! We've been to Fiji several times, and each time we discover more to love--but this is the first time I cried when we left. This time we weren't just going home after a perfect vacation; this time we were leaving family. Flying fish welcomed us as the dive boat sped us toward the... More 

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

Bula vinaka John and Sharon, We are so proud to have you as new family members of Sau Bay! The family staff of Sau are so proud to share with our guests some Sau Magic and to welcome you into our family. We would like to say a 'vinaka vaka levu' ( big thank you) for your terrific review and... More 

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