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Sau Bay Fiji Retreat

Waiyevo | Box 203, Taveuni Island, Fiji (Formerly Almost Paradise)
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Oriasor Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I really don't know how to describe this place,it surpass my expectation ,everything since I got there, absolutely everything was fantastic,my husband and I decided to celebrate our 20th anniversary in Fiji and Sau bay was our choice ,I'm so glad I did it !. We have been in Fiji several times,and visited expensive resorts but,Sau bay will be my... More

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

Bula vinaka to FL! It was such an honour that you chose Sau Bay to celebrate your 20th wedding anniversary! We loved being able to share this special occasion with you both. Thank you for your kind words and great review.....promise that we will never become expensive; we are proud that we are able to offer a service and experience... More

New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I take a dive trip at least once a year and have experienced resorts throughout the world. This one is cozy, comfortable and personal, while 5 star in service and food. I had been to Taveuni in 2007 but stayed on the mainland. This resort is on a secluded island nearby and offers a solitude that added... More

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

Bula from Sau! We were very pleased to have welcomed you both to our shores. Your wonderful review is greatly appreciated by us all - we do strive hard to have our guests leave our shores with wonderful memories. We are very proud of our Dive Operation and happy to hear that you enjoyed the diving and our local dive... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the opportunity to visit this resort this past summer with a group of my college friends. We each were interested in partaking in different activities and the staff went above and beyond to ensure we were able to do each of them. They even took the time to set up picnics for us on different islands.The area is... More

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

Bula vinaka Cassie, Your lovely review was much appreciated by us all. We are so thrilled to have welcomed you to Fiji for your very first trip. We loved showing you the spectacular wonders; the hiking, snorkelling, fishing and of course the Day Trip to Taveuni to visit the waterfalls, date-line and waterslide. We hope that you will return to... More

Kingsville, Texas, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I just recently got back from another trip to the magical Sau Bay resort! This is the second trip I have taken here with my close friends and family in two years and yes...I WILL BE BACK AGAIN! The staff and the accommodations were extraordinary! Every one was friendly and we all were very well looked after our whole time... More

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

Bula Harold, We were so thrilled to welcome you 'home' once again - fantastic to meet again some previous guests, and to welcome some new guests! We are ecstatic that you all had such a marvelous time....we enjoyed hearing of your daily excursions and how you all enjoyed it. Your words below made us all feel so proud - we... More

1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I just visited sau bay a few weeks ago with some friends and it was the most beautiful and amazing experience I have ever had!!! The staff and owners are beyond welcoming. EVERYONE remembers your name from day one whether there are 2 guest or 20!! It was impressive! They are so mindful and accommodating to your needs and wants.... More

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

Bula Felicia, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review - it really does warm our hearts reading that our guests had such a fantastic time and have memories to last a life time! I have seen some of your photos and loved to see how you enjoyed your day visiting the Waterfalls and... More

Paso Robles, California
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We just returned from this resort recently. The owner's of Sau Bay Retreat (Carol and Nigel) continue to amaze us with their lovely accomodations, great food, fun and friendly atmosphere, and above all their willingness to go out of their way to make sure your stay with them is wonderful. This was our fourth trip to this resort and the... More

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

Bula Vinaka to you in sunny California! We are so honoured that you have chosen to revisit us four times since we opened two year ago - it has been wonderful to share with you both the changes and improvements that we have done with suggestions made by our guests. We are so thrilled that our 'Out of Africa -... More

Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We just left Sau Bay after our second time staying here and we are ready to go back. The resort is in such a beautiful location. Because there are only 4 cottages and now the Safari tent, you feel as if you are on your own private island. We stayed in the Safari tent this time. It was so luxurious... More

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

Bula from Sau! It was indeed a pleasure to welcome you, your family and friends for a return visit to our shores. It was terrific meeting for the first time some first timers and to welcome 'home' those returning! Our family of Staff enjoyed their time with you all and sharing some of the beauty surrounding us. Thank you for... More

1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

A wonderful, relaxing, personalised holiday! On arrival we were personally greeted and made to feel at home by the staff and the owners. Its a small resort with 5 or 6 bures, so you get personal attention from everyone there. If you want to go kayaking or sailing - no worries, someone will get the equipment for you (if its... More

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

Bula Glen and family, Vinaka vaka levu for your wonderful words of praise for us all at Sau. We strive hard to have our guests 'feel at home'...so we have obviously done that and a bit more. July was a Special month for us; being our 2nd anniversary and we so enjoyed having you and the family visit with us.... More

San Luis Obispo, California
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Another wonderful adventure with friends to beautiful Sau Bay and the world class diving. This trip was for 2 weeks and we wish it was longer. The new Airbus A330 from Los Angeles on Fiji Airways was efficient and with a smaller passenger load then the previous Boeing 747-400 getting through Fiji customs in Nadi was much easier. The interisland... More

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

Bula vinaka to San Luis Obispo! Thank you so much for your fantastic review. We always love to have your group stay with us and of course continue to be the 'first' in experiencing our projects. To be here to help celebrate the Rova of the new boat 'Sau Diver' was indeed the best way we could imagine to welcome... More

Los Osos, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

My husband and I spent 2 fantastic week here ,the food was wonderful, staff was great I love our cottage the view from our room was so beautiful I could stay there all day just relaxing!!The diving was the best , We saw sharks turtles dolphins thousand of different kinds of beautiful fish we also snorkel with manta rays what... More

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

Bula Christie r, Thank you so much for your great review - our staff really enjoyed your visit and sharing our small piece of paradise with you. We were so enthralled that the Ramora also enjoyed time with you underwater - we are sure that this made your scuba experience all the more exciting! May you keep some of our... More

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Address: Waiyevo | Box 203, Taveuni Island, Fiji (Formerly Almost Paradise)
Location: Fiji > Taveuni Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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