10 Things You Need To Know About Savasi Beach, Fiji
November 24, 2016
Savasi Island is a relatively unknown paradise but is a playground of pristine reefs; and is lavishly abundant with unique sea life. The reasons for visiting Savasi are unlimited, but here are 10 of the best:
The island offers everything from family friendly beach houses to private isolated beach villas.
Savasi has a salt water lake. The Qaloqalo River flows into a remote Salt Lake that covers 100 acres, and is fed by the ocean tides.
Vuadomo waterfall is one of the most beautiful places on the island and quite possibly on earth, but to access it, you’ll need approval from the local chief.
Savasi was naturally created around 150 million years ago, by volcanic activity, and the locals utilise the volcanic limestone outcrops to build their villas.
Because of the volcanic rock formations around the island, it is littered with spectacular blowholes, which spout water high into the air on the incoming tide.
Korosun Dive, which is located in the pristine waters of Savasi Island’s marina, is known as one of the best diving spots in the world.
One of the Fiji’s most prized exports is the J. Hunter pearls, which are the rarest pearls on earth. You can tag onto a snorkelling tour in Savusavu Bay, to see these pearls for yourself.
Balolo are a Pacific delicacy, and are the arrival of Balolo will be met by locals who flock to the beaches to collect the worms for feast.
During November of every year, an occurrence unique to Fiji and Samoa occurs. The event is where many types of coral will simultaneously release their spawn in the form of ‘balolo’ worms.
Savasi Island offers a unique “travelling dining experience” where your meals can be served in a different location every time you eat; from a secluded cavern by the sea, to a private beach beneath the stars or from the comfort of your own villa.
There aren’t many places on earth that have such amazing options, and right now Fiji is one of the most affordable places to visit.