- 2 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- Sleeps 4
Description from the owner
Overlooking the crystal clear waters of Savusavu Bay, Seaside Shanty is a wonderfully rustic holiday haven oozing charm from the moment one sets foot on the deck.
This delightful simply furnished "sixties" beach style cottage/bungalow which retains some of the original fittings ( including a marble topped alfresco table), is the perfect place to chill out, relax and enjoy the true island atmosphere. Guests will be entertained by the sounds of chirping birds or gently lapping waves.
Located at Lesiaceva Point just 6kms from Savusavu town, the cottage is right next door to Bayside Bure, a smaller version of beach bungalow. Sav...Read more
A slice of Paradise at Seaside Shanty
Savusavu, Vanua Levu, Fiji
Additional Location Information
SEASIDE SHANTY (bungalow/cottage) is located at Lesiaceva Point - 6kms from Savusavu town (a 10 minute drive along the side of the Bay), about 15kms from Savusavu airport and just a stone's throw away from the famed Jean Michel Cousteau Resort. Savusavu is on Vanua Levu which is a one hour domestic flight from Nadi International Airport.
Bus services are 5 times daily and taxis are easily accessed by phone.
Free Wi-Fi is provided for guest convenience.
A guest compendium with helpful information on Savusavu is provided.
Housekeeping is provided once weekly for stays of 1 week or longer. Enquire about additional housekeeping if needed.
SWIMMING is best at high tide right out in front of the bure .....
SNORKELLING.... great snorkelling awaits you at the edge of the reef right out in front but even better treats abound at "Split Rock" - a 5 minute swim or walk along the same beach. Myriads of black and white striped fish surround you as you swim amongst the coral. It is recommended that guests bring their own snorkelling gear for hygiene reasons and rubber soled reef shoes.
KAYAKING ..... a double kayak is shared with guests of Bayside Bure next door. Paddle along the edge of the reef to see the coloured fish below or venture further around the Bay....
WALKING.... at low tide take a leisurely stroll along the beach past the resort and neighbouring coconut plantation...
FISHING.... gamefishing or local reef fishing can be arranged ...contact Edward at Trip n Tour.
TOURING.... rent a car or scooter from Edward at Trip n Tour and explore the coastal Hibiscus Highway or venture across the island to Labasa stopping off at Waisali Rainforest or Vuadomo Waterfall on the way....
BLACK PEARL FARM... J. Hunter Pearls, Savusavu's own black pearl farm produces exquisite natural gems renowned for their beautiful hues. The pearls are unsurpassed in lustre and orient giving them a natural radiance. Daily tours operate from the J. Hunter headquarters in town.
HOW TO GET THERE.....
Savusavu is located on Vanua Levu which is the second largest island in Fiji. Lesiaceva Road runs along the edge of beautiful Savusavu Bay.
BY AIR.... the best and easiest way to travel is by air. Daily domestic 1 hour flights on Pacific Sun (www.fijiairways.com) operate from Nadi International Airport or from Nausori Airport, Suva (a 45min. flight). The bure is only 15kms from Savusavu Airport.
BY SEA.... there is currently one ferry operating from Suva. It is a 12 hour journey, usually overnight. Cabins or aircraft style seats are available. The ferries are not luxurious so be prepared to rough it a little. Meals on board are cheap but tasty and quite substantial. It is advisable to take "sea legs" or some other anti-nausea tablet in the event of a rough journey.
More About This Location
Beach or lakeside relaxation, Warm winter getaways, Waterfront
Fishing nearby, Beachfront property
Nearest beach: Lesiaceva Beach
Car is not necessary
Last updated on August 13, 2014
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- Fees for additional guests may apply.
Additional notes from the owner
Rate is per night for 2 people. Extra person is F$20 per night (maximum 4 persons (including children) . Children under 16 are FOC. Rate includes Govt. taxes of 20%. A 25% deposit is required upon confirmation of booking and can be paid by credit card to the owner's travel agency, Trip n Tour (email@example.com). The balance is due 30 days prior to arrival in Savusavu. No refund (of deposit or other payment) for cancellation 60 days or less prior to arrival. Fees (credit card & admin) will be deducted from any refunds applicable before 60 days. No refund for change of reservation date after arrival. Note: Minimum stay is 5 nights. Rates are subject to change without notice. USD rate is indicative only. FJD rate is F$170.00 per night plus 20% taxes - a total of F$204 per night (for 2 people).
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- Soap/Shampoo Provided
- Washing Machine
- Linens Provided
- Housekeeping Optional
- Towels Provided
- Ceiling Fans
Phone / Internet
- Ocean or water views
- Stove or Oven
- DVD Player
- Outdoor Dining Area
- 4 Dining chairs
- 5 Lounge chairs
- Pet friendly - no
- Smoking allowed - ask
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - no
- Wheelchair accessible - no