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Oslo
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

Our beachfront bure (cabin) was spacious and had a nice architecture. We had a terrace with a great view of the sea - 20 meters or so from the water's edge. The atmosphere of the place was laid-back - very relaxed. The location was spectacular - beautiful, undisturbed beaches and coral reefs close by. The lodge had a good selection... More 

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Yosemite Village, California, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016

Safari Lodge is super special; you don't find something like it on every holiday! Really great kiting spots and awesome opportunities to get better. It's also just a really incredible place to be (even if you dont kite or wind surf or you just want to relax), whether you're reading a book, snorkelling, diving, or eating really tasty food! Super... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2016

A small group of 6 people survived cyclone Winston in the lodge's mainhouse thanks to Warren's (the Australian owner's) preparations and intelligent construction of this place. So if you ever want to experience the eye of a storm, you can do so here and be completely safe (and have lots of gin tonics afterwards)! Thank you guys, what an experience!... More 

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auckland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

We went as a beginner - intermediate windsurfing group. Bring your own gear and look out for each other - there can be no 'support crew' present depending on the time u choose to go. The gear there was poorly maintained... Dont count on renting unless things have changed. The house on the hill we had was such a lovely... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Wanting to escape all the bridesmaids and the drunk backpacker crowd, I arrived to this isolated island for a winter get-away, and I stayed for a month. Cyclone season proved to be completely cyclone-free, probably 1-2 days of rain only! The ocean-view villa became my impromptu office (for I can work as long as I have good internet, and wifi... More 

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Naples, Florida, United States
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Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

After a week of a beautiful private luxury home, I had to make a quick mental adjustment to this more remote, communal and basic accommodations. It didn't take long to adapt to the more simple setting, as the wind was howling and the people were so friendly and welcoming. It is an understatement to say I felt like long lost... More 

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Thank Jill W
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Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

Our stay at Safari lodge was very good. Owner (Warren) was super friendly. When you are there it feels like home stay. You have group dinners where all people that stay there eat and hang together. It's easy to connect with people and engage in conversation. Beach next to lodge is nice but was very windy when we were there.... More 

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2 Thank maticko5
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2015

The stay was quiet awesome! Despite the rainy and windy weather everything was fantastic. The stuff looked after us and Warren was very helpful. Food was very good - very homely and you could eat as much as you wanted. This is the place for the adventure lovers - especially if you love nature!

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Visited not so long back. Warren and his staff were very nice and hospitable to my friends and I. Despite the good things about this place, the 'meal plan' which they recommend (unsurprisingly) is a total let down for the price you are paying, I expected a lot more than just pasta and salad, and toast for breakfast. I would... More 

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1 Thank Ellie T
Burlingame, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 August 2015

We spent six days at Safari Lodge as guests of the charming and knowledgable Warren Francis. Our goal was relaxation by learning to kiteboard and hopefully diving. Our first day on the island (which is remote and accessible by boat), Warren had us out with kites doing body drags and trying out the boards. With his little yellow boat chasing... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fiji's Kitesurf, Windsurf, Dive & Fishing Ultimate ResortWelcome to island paradise!Safari Lodge lies on a pristine beach on the remote Nananu-i-ra island in the South Pacific Ocean. These tropical waters provide perfect conditions for our watersports focused resort. We are a quiet friendly boutique resort with a maximum of 40 guests and a variey of accommodation options.Facing the consistent trade winds, Nananu-I-Ra Island is a wind-sports paradise! April to January provide steady 15-30 Knot winds, perfect for Windsurfing and Kitesurfing! All year round we also offer PADI Scuba Diving - Come and Dive the amazing Bligh Waters and Vatu-I-Ra Passage - breathtaking National Geographic quality dive sites! Sailing, Kayaking, Snorkeling, Fishing adventures and Stand Up Paddling (SUP) are also available every day!Our accommodation varies and includes Beachfront Bures, Ocean View Villas, Private Rooms and bunk style dorm rooms for groups only meters from the beach. We offer solar hot water showers, 24hr power & Wi-Fi 3G speed Internet access is also available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Safari Island Lodge

Address: Nananu-i-Ra Island, Rakiraki, Viti Levu, Fiji
Region: Fiji > Viti Levu > Rakiraki
Price Range: RM133 - RM1,756 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Safari Island Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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