For those of you who simply want the best, this is a Super 5 Star Resort and represents the ultimate in luxury and comfort. An occasional royal retreat, this secluded piece of paradise for scuba diving Fiji is the friendliest holiday resort you are ever likely to experience.
So much more than just somewhere from which to dive the Savusavu region, Namale is a super-deluxe resort with exceptionally high quality accommodation and facilities far beyond what most places can dream of providing.
It's highly likely a non-diving partner will enjoy this trip more than you, and you have 30 wonderful sites to dive. The facilities and accommodation at Namale set the standard for others to try to match ... simply outstanding.
This remarkable property will spoil you for all other dive resorts you ever visit in the future. If you are looking for somewhere special to dive in Fiji where you can be pampered in total luxury then look no further than Namale Resort.
Savusavu - Barracuda Point, Dreadlocks, Dreamhouse, Nasonisoni Passage, Somosomo Strait. Dive trips to Taveuni or Namena Island may be possible for an extra fee - minimum 4 divers required for these trips. No scuba on days of arrival and departure.
Resort diving includes:
Dives, boat rides, use of all scuba equipment, experienced English-speaking divemaster(s) for maximum 4 divers (max. 10 passengers per boat) and full refreshments. Diving excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own):
None. Optional extras:
Resort accommodation includes:
Bed, breakfast, lunch and dinner, all beverages including spirits, champagne, fine red, white and sparkling wines, daily laundry service. internet service, snorkelling, water-skiing, tennis, horseback riding, volleyball, basketball, banana boat rides, croquet, badminton, kayaking, mountain bikes, visits to the village, coconut show, bowling, virtual golf, air hockey, putting green, and Savusavu Airport - resort return transfers. Optional extras:
Dive clubs and group discounts:
If this is your only planned visit to Fiji then we strongly recommend that you consider a 2 night add-on stay at Pacific Harbour on Viti Levu, to allow you to witness the not-to-be-missed shark feed diving. This option is also convenient as it is located close to both the international gateway airports in Fiji - Nadi and Suva.
Namale has 6 Tropical Bures, 6 Honeymoon bures, 2 Deluxe Honeymoon bures, a Bula House and a Dream House. All have the highest quality luxury appointments. Local hardwood timber furnishings and high-varnish interiors have won several international accolades for the resort.
All the bures have:
Air-conditioning and fan cooling system
Private sun deck and garden
Kingsize beds with mosquito nets and bedside lights
Huge, full modern bathroom with hair dryers and robes
Fully stocked complimentary mini-bar and snacks
Fresh ground coffee & tea making facilities
Dressing table and sofa
Room service - 08:00 - 21:00 hrs
Note that all food and drinks (including all alcohol) are included in the packages.
Tropical bures have a private garden. Each has an additional private deck and the bures are scattered around the beautiful tropical gardens reminiscent of a lovely Fijian rainforest.
Honeymoon bures have a private 2-person spa tub and ocean front deck. They are built on lava pinnacles with magnificent views of the beach and Koro Sea.
Deluxe Honeymoon bures have their own private plunge pool and the super-luxury houses are just exquisite (more details on request).
The resort is situated in the centre of a string of dive sites stretching for 20 km along the Savusavu coast. The dive shop is a PADI 5 Star Gold Palm Resort and is very flexible and will accommodate up to 3 boat dives per day; night dives on request. The furthest site is 25 minutes away.
Regular day trips from Vanua Levu take you to Savusavu and Somosomo Strait.
The dive boat is a 10 metre twin engine mono-hull (max. 10 divers) with ladders, toilet and kit up area and waste storage tank. Staff will attend to your every need - just remember to breath for yourself!
Daytrips include use of all scuba equipment, qualified divemasters, diving insurance, park fees, lunch, coffee / tea, soft drinks and post-dive towels. You can bring anything you'd like from your room's complimentary minibar.
Facilities that others can only dream of are all available here - a spa which is a regular winner of the "Best spa in Fiji" award is nestled among the palms and overlooking the Koro Sea. Should it rain The Kava Bowl is home to a 2 lane bowling alley, a mini cinema, all the board games you could think of and a virtual driving range where you can try your hand on 30 of the world's top golf courses.
Outdoor activities at the resort include horse riding, mountain biking, rainforest walks and snorkelling trips. Then there's an onsite tennis court together with a basketball court, sea kayaks and fishing tackle. A well stocked book and music library will ensure that you never have a dull moment during your stay.
Facilities: Restaurant - Beach and lounge bar - Dive centre - Spa - Sauna - Steam room - Fitness room - Massage - Babysitting - Internet - International telephone and fax facilities - Foreign exchange - Mountain bikes (free of charge) - Sea kayaks (free of charge) - Live music twice per week - Gift shop - Tour desk - Laundry
Open in May 2003, the Spa is an amazing facility. It is built on a volcanic cliff with the rainforest at it's back, featuring walls of glass to reveal the Koro Sea and the blowhole, Namale's own natural wonder. The Spa offers:
A central hydrotherapy/aromatherapy room with a huge Jacuzzi on the cliff point surrounded by glass, over-looking the sea with treatment tables with 'his and hers' change and shower rooms
A 'couples' (2 people) massage room with ocean views and a private Jacuzzi with, the romantic glow of candles. A salon for manicures, pedicures and treatments
A meditation room with massage chairs
A wet room for seaweed wraps and salt water treatments, etc
Location: Namale, Savusavu, Vanua Levu Island, northern Fiji
The food at Namale Resort can only be described as gourmet with every taste catered for. Each day there is a suggested menu with a delicious selection of dishes to choose from and this always allows for fish, meat or vegetarian dining. However if you should like to request a particular dish just let the chef know and it will be awaiting for your next meal ... a true a la carte experience.
The world class kitchen can easily cater for every speciality and provide you with a memorable dining experience every time.
Fijians love to sing and the staff at the resort come together each evening in the cocktail lounge and perform for your entertainment. The Kava drinking bowl is always a focal point so why not join them and enjoy a few bowls of kava and some infectious laughter.
Breakfast: You want a champagne breakfast? Then so be it. Its included in the price!
There are 2 recompression chambers in Fiji and both are on neighbouring Viti Levu Island in the capital Suva, 200 km or 45 minutes flight away from Vanua Levu. One is privately owned by a local hospital and the other is provided by the Fiji Diving Association. Namale Resort provides you with diving insurance.
The dive boat carries emergency oxygen and a first aid box. 1 divemaster is provided for every 4 guests.
For non-diving emergencies there is an on-site doctor and nurse, plus a hospital at Savusavu, 10 km away.
Each bure has its own personal safe for your valuables and there is a security guard on the premises 24 hours per day. The nearest police station is also 10 km.