Eco-friendly, award-winning, Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort Fiji is a paradise of spectacular beauty.
Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort Fiji effortlessly combines luxury, culture, discovery, marine conservation, fine cuisine and life-enriching experiences. Family-friendly with one of Fiji’s most award-winning kids clubs, yet ideal for couples seeking romance. Set amongst lush tropical landscapes a holiday at Jean Michel-Cousteau will delight guests of all ages.
Located on Vanua Levu, Fiji’s second-largest island, you will arrive via a short domestic flight into Savusavu Airport where you will be greeted by a member of the ever-friendly Jean Michel-Cousteau Resort staff. Once at the resort you will be amazed by its beauty and serenity.
If you have a sense of adventure and the desire to experience one of the most beautiful places in Fiji you will simply adore Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort
Elevated, naturally cooled and traditional.
All accommodation at Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort Fiji includes a number of special inclusions. Even without these inclusions Jean-Michel Cousteau’s accommodation offerings are simply wonderful. All bures have been designed to naturally air cool through their stylish, yet very functional louvered windows.
Designed in an environmentally friendly style, the individual one – and two-bedroom authentic luxury bures are constructed of local timbers, have high temple ceilings, thatched roof, contemporary furnishings and extensive decks which afford great outdoor relaxation space & stunning sunset views. There is complimentary wireless reception in all bure types.
All bures are elevated to take advantage of the views and sea breeze. They have Vesi timber floors, wall to wall wooden-louvered, screened windows which provide excellent ventilation. All bures have a luxurious custom- made King bed, luxurious linens, single day bed, overhead fans, standing fan, private deck, writing desk, beach baskets, robes, French press coffeemaker, safe, iron & ironing board, hair dryer, & bath robes. Beach towels are provided free of charge. The bathrooms feature warm Italian tile surfaces, large double vanity, generous storage space, Pure Fiji toiletries and a separate shower. There is also a mini-bar stocked with Filtered water in each bure. Soft drinks are available to be placed in mini bar upon request.
Bures for larger families & Honeymoons
For larger families the split level Point Reef Bure is an ideal choice, or the Oceanfront Two bedroom bure or Deluxe Two bedroom bure that has two bathrooms.
If you are honeymooning or wish to really overindulge consider the Honeymoon Point Reef with Spa Tub or the ultimate, the Presidential Villa.
And the inclusions? All a la carte meals, non-alcoholic beverages, specialty loose leaf teas, afternoon espresso coffees, afternoon tea, most resort activities, plus five off-site excursions on a weekly basis.
Daily family and adult boat snorkel trips with a resident marine biologist, yoga, wifi, daily wash and fold laundry.
Daily Bula Club for children and a Fijian buddy for children 6-12 on a ratio of 1/5. Each child under 6 years at the time of travel receive a dedicated nanny between 0830-1830 and a dedicated nanny per bure after that until 9pm. Teenagers have dedicated activities staff from 08:30 – 18:00.
A myriad of natural splendours.
Jean-Michel Cousteau’s location provides it with a myriad of natural splendours – all yours to discover.
First and foremost, the resorts’ Cousteau Dive Centre. This region is known as the soft coral capital of the world. Discover sites such as Namena Reef which is teeming with some of the most diverse varieties of fish and coral found anywhere on the planet. You will experience once in a life time dive experiences every time you go out – from seemingly bottomless drop-offs, multi coloured soft corals and perfect coral gardens.
Dive some of the Worlds’ Best Reefs
If you are a certified diver, you can be on the reef as soon as you wish, non divers can become certified over a 3 day course at the Cousteau Dive Center which draws on the pioneering experience of both jean-Michel and his father, Jacques. You can even book your dive package when you book your accommodation. Packages can include up to seven days of two tank diving. If you’re not a diver, but want to discover this beautiful underwater world there are many snorkeling opportunities at the resort. Included daily are family and adult boat snorkel trips with the resorts’ marine biologist, five off site excursions on a weekly basis and also your snorkeling equipment for your entire stay.
There’s so much more to do
The island of Vanua Levu is one to truly discover, and the Savusavu region is a must to explore.
Enjoy excursions to beautiful waterfalls and rainforests, the lovely village of Nukubalavu for an afternoon of authentic Fijian culture, take an adventure in the mangroves, or visit the farmers markets and primary school.
Visit J. Hunter pearls and see where gem quality pearls come from, or be amazed by the beauty of the Flora
Private Island Picnics
Beachside massages and morning Yoga
The highlight of any trip is a picnic on Naviavia Island. Take a specially prepared picnic and spend the day on the powdery white sand and beautifully soothing ocean. Take a stand up paddle board or kayak with you and float in the calm waters or snorkel across the surrounding reefs.
On your return why not experience a South Pacific massage treatment in the privacy of one of the resorts’ beach side treatment bures. Relax to the gentle rippling ocean as you indulge in a soothing and restorative spa treatment. Or maybe try some Fiji Yoga – every morning join the small class session as the sun rises, or perhaps arrange a private session with one of the resort’s yoga instructors.
The famous Jean-Michel Cousteau Bula Club
Jean-Michel Cousteau is renowned for its kids facilities.
Included in your stay is Fiji’s most awarded Bula Club. Featuring fun, exploration and educational games, the Bula Club is founded on the mantra of expanding children’s horizons whilst helping them better understand and appreciate the world around them.
Importantly children learn how to conserve and protect our precious environment for themselves and future generations.
Suitable for kids and teenagers
They can join in a wide-ranging program of fun and stimulating activities every day and also learn about Fijian culture.
Teenagers too are not forgotten and the teenage program at Jean Michel-Cousteau will keep even the most difficult teenager happy and entertained.
With Nannies included for each child under 5 and a buddy system for older children parents are able to indulge in a little “me time” knowing that their children are happy and well protected.
Dining at Jean-Michel Cousteau is a treat.
At every meal tables are set in the resorts’ dining area right on the edge of Savusavu Bay. Each table placed so the view can be seen, and families and couples positioned so that neither impact the other. With everyone at ease, with the flickering lights from the poolside lanterns in the evening and views to the ocean and pier, it is time to enjoy the culinary delights of Chef Raymond Lee.
Chef Raymond creates meals that are sourced locally and seasonally with many of the herbs, edible flowers, fruits and vegetables coming directly from his own organic garden. Other ingredients are sourced, wherever possible from across Fiji.
Dining at the Bula Club
The Resort’s younger guests, who are busy at Bula Club do have the option to enjoy lunch or dinner at the dining area of the Bula Club where specially prepared dishes can be served with the same focus on fresh and wholesome ingredients.
Parents can then dine later in the main restaurant and the children can continue to enjoy the fun of evening activities at Bula Club.
What our Fiji travel specialists love about Jean-Michel Cousteau
There is a reason Jean-Michel Cousteau keeps winning awards. Jean-Michel Cousteau is one of Fiji’s most loved family resorts – as well as a heavenly place for couples. Everyone visiting Jean-Michel Cousteau will leave with a long-standing love of this beautiful area of Fiji and her people. Jean-Michel Cousteau focuses on rest and relaxation, authentic cuisine and culture, on diving in unique and wonderful waters, and discovering amazing rainforests and waterfalls – exposing her guests to the incredible world around them and teaching them the importance of protecting our unique and wonderful environment. All of this in a luxurious setting of true beauty.
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