You can either arrive on the island and stay at one of the exclusive resorts or indeed rent the entire island to ensure the utmost privacy during your stay. Whichever formula you choose, the staff on the island will ensure that all your needs are looked after. A dedicated person known as the Bure Mama is your personal liaison with the island’s activities and arrangements. The Bure Mama will make sure you have everything you need to make your holiday a perfect and exclusive experience.
Turtle Island is located in the Yasawa Island group on in the northwest of Fiji. The island’s surface area is of 500 acres bordered by pristine white beaches and coral-rich turquoise waters. The island is actually privately owned and the local staff is composed of the friendliest people on Earth, reflecting the typical Fiji’s nature and culture.
Not only is Turtle Island the most welcoming place in the world, it has also been awarded and classified as being a location of sustainable tourism. This island resort is both a luxury site and takes care to preserve the delicate balance between Nature and Man.
Turtle Island offers a perfect place in which to plunge into adventurous escapades and relax in a paradisiacal environment of peace and privacy. The island is a couples’ only resort all year round except on occasions when it is rented in its integrity and families are invited. This guarantees total privacy and tranquility.
The lodgings on Turtle Island are traditional two-roomed thatched cottages, which were handcrafted by the local people. These beautifully hand-woven vaulted ceilings and wooden floors come with king-sized beds, Jacuzzis and sweeping verandas.
If you are feeling energetic you can take advantage of the many outdoor activities on the island, which include snorkeling, scuba diving, sport fishing, kayaking, horseback riding, hiking and biking. For those of you who prefer a more relaxed vacation you can take some wonderful garden and island tours, picnic escapades as well as enjoy relaxing therapies such as massage sessions.
The evenings on Turtle Island offer exclusive settings, with candle-lit dinners and festive parties. If you wish for a romantic twosome dinner, take advantage of the special ambience on the Turtle’s floating dock, expressly designed for a romantic “tête à tête”. The island cuisine specializes in fresh seafood, first quality Australian beef and fresh prime fruit accompanied by world-renowned wines and Champagnes.
Turtle Island offers ideal temperatures all year round with an average of 83° F/28°C during June to September, which is winter on the island and 88°F/31°C from December to March, summertime on the island. Summer months can bring rainy weather and more humidity although evenings are cooler.
Turtle Island is a dream vacation whichever month you choose to stay, for there are few other sites in the world that can boast such a luxurious ambience in an eco-friendly tropical setting.
Alina Christy is Editor of Best Travel Store.