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Let’s Go Local: Come Overseas to Savusavu for Easter

If you’re still making Easter plans, think about a visit to Fiji’s Hidden Paradise in the North, Savusavu, where you will find a whole different experience of your own country.
26 Mar 2021 11:35
Let’s Go  Local: Come Overseas to Savusavu for Easter
An aerial view of Savusavu Town

If you’re still making Easter plans, think about a visit to Fiji’s Hidden Paradise in the North, Savusavu, where you will find a whole different experience of your own country.

Magnificent mountains, a beautiful bay, dining with a view, and a warm and friendly welcome.

 

What to do
1.Make your own Easter chocolate treat, get special rates for diving and snorkelling, visit one of the spectacular waterfalls, learn to Freedive……

Make your very own chocolate in the KokoMana chocolate factory.

This is a unique opportunity to try your hand at tempering and moulding Easter chocolate, under the guidance of KokoMana chocolate maker Sam Newton.

Join us at KokoMana in Savusavu on Saturday April 3 for a half-day workshop, from 9.30am to 2pm, and take your own chocolate home for Easter.

No experience necessary: F$100 per person, or $180 per couple. Limited numbers so book early to secure your place—call 2989426 or e-mail: kokomanafiji@gmail.com

 

2.In the water: Diving, snorkeling and Freediving.

There are plenty of places to snorkel in and around Savusavu Bay – if you’ve never put your head below the water this is a great time to do so.

Just along the coast 35 minutes drive from Savusavu is the magnificent and vitually untouched Natewa Bay with its pristine reefs and rich marine life, where Ocean Ventures Fiji has some special Easter prices:
– 2 tank dive trip $220 (minimum two)
– Half day snorkel trip $100 (minimum four)
– Includes gear, knowledgeable guides and light refreshment
– Contact: info@oceanventuresfiji.com

 

3.Where to eat
There are some great Easter menus on offer.

On the harbor, the iconic Captain’s Table at the Copra Shed is offering three course lunch over the Easter weekend for $35 per person.

Sit and look out on Savusavu Harbour and order from a menu which includes:

Starters: Honey Glazed Ham off The Bone with Mini Mash and Salad Side Apple Sauce OR Chicken Coriander Soup with Garlic Bread

Mains: Local Island Style Whole Grilled Deep-Sea Snapper (Plate Size) Topped Up with Fresh Coconut Salsa Sauce with Side Steam Ota (Wild Fern) And Boiled Dalo (Root Crop) OR
Whole Snapper Grilled (Plate Size) With Grilled Market Vegetable, Roasted Potato Topped With Caper, Butter, Tomato, Onion and Sauce

Dessert: Home Made Coconut Ice-Cream (2 Scoops)

Contact: Phone Booking Call: 8850511/9679569

 

Wasawasa Lodge
Just outside town, on a hill with sweeping views of the ocean, Wasawasa Lodge has a mouthwatering Easter dinner offering (from 5pm) created by Chef Imlesh:

Starters: Lobster Bisque Soup $10 / Farm Fresh salad with Glazed chicken $15

Mains: Chef’s Roasted leg of Lamb $25 / Grilled BBQ chicken breast $20 /Lemon Butter red snapper $18 /Grilled vegetable moussaka $22

Dessert: Passion Fruit cheesecake $10 /Chocolate brownie $10

Booking: 8850 435 or info@wasawasa.net or FB Messenger Wasawasa lodge

 

Enjoy your BBQ meal at Daku Resort

Enjoy your BBQ meal at Daku Resort

Daku Resort
And on Savusavu Bay, Daku Resort is offering an Easter Saturday BBQ at $15 per person from 12 noon to 3pm as follows:

Soup: Basil and Tomato Soup with bread rolls

Mains: Chicken, Fish, Lamb sausages, Lamb chops, Coleslaw, Potato salad, Fresh fern salad, Tomato Sauce, chili sauce and gravy

Dessert: Fresh seasonal fruit salad

 

Where to stay
– Daku Resort is offering an Easter Special for $525 for two adults and two children under 12 – four nights in a standard bure with daily cooked breakfast, buffet dinner on Good Friday and buffet lunch on Easter Sunday.

– Wasawasa Lodge, 10km along the Hibiscus Highway, has rooms for $259 – Two beds and four people – includes breakfast.

Have a look at their Facebook for more details and booking.

– Right in the centre of town, the Hot Springs Hotel have ground floor rooms for $90, or rooms with harbor views for $120 ($135 includes breakfast for two).

And of course there are plenty of other nooks and crannies to explore: have a look at the Savusavu webpage – www. fiji-savusavu.com.

 

Feedback: maraia.vula@fijisun.com.fj



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