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The Pearl South Pacific is an elegant, stylish resort set on a white-sandy beach on the shores of the stunning Beqa Lagoon. Situated at Pacific Harbour, halfway between Suva and Nadi and surrounded by lush, tropical gardens, The Pearl offers top quality holiday accommodation where you can do as much or as little as you like.
Facilities at The Pearl are excellent but the friendly, Fijian-style atmosphere and hospitality is still retained. Here you can escape the stresses and strains of daily life and enjoy great service, world-class cuisine, relaxation and adventure.
Accommodation is stylish and comfortable with spacious rooms and high quality furnishings. There are 3 different room types to choose from; Ocean View rooms with breathtaking sea views, Garden View rooms that overlook the tropical gardens, and the classy Penthouse Suites for those looking for something a little extra special.
The Pacific Harbour area of Viti Levu has become famous for its thrilling shark feed dives but when you are not enjoying the great diving, there are a wide range of activities to choose from, whether its action and adventure you want or relaxation and pampering. If you need any more action-packed thrills after scuba diving with sharks, you can surf at Frigates Passage, go white-water rafting, zip-lining, jet-skiing and banana boating. If you're looking to wind down, facilities include an 18-hole championship golf course,swimming pool, stunning beach with loungers and umbrellas and a spa and beauty centre.
Whatever you are looking for on your Fiji dive vacation, The Pearl South Pacific Resort offers all the quality and personal attention of a stylish boutique hotel but with world-class facilities, all set in a beautiful location.
Beqa Lagoon and Yanuca islands (soft coral reefs) are scheduled on every Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday. Shark Reef (shark feed) is scheduled on every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. No diving on days of arrival and departure.
Due to the fixed weekly schedule above, your exact diving itinerary will depend upon your day of arrival. For simplicity, our package prices here are based upon the prices as if you were diving at Beqa every day, since the shark feed trips are more expensive.
To arrive at the exact price of your package, we will add a surcharge, dependent upon the number of times you will visit Shark Reef.
Resort diving includes:
Dives (as detailed in the packages above), boat rides to sites, experienced English-speaking divemaster (maximum 4 divers per DM), drinking water, juice, cookies, tanks, weights, weightbelts, and transportation. Diving excludes (mandatory, unless customer provides own):
Full set scuba equipment (approx. US$ 20 per day), Shark reef marine reserve fee (approx. US$ 8 per person per day). Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival (cash or credit card). Optional extras:
Extra day and night dives, dive computer, nitrox fills for enriched air certified divers. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.
Resort accommodation includes:
Bed, breakfast, use of non-motorised water sports, snorkeling equipment & gymnasium, return resort transfers to/from Taunovo Bay airport. Accommodation excludes (mandatory):
Single supplement on single travellers only, payable in advance. Single Supplement:
This is a compulsory additional charge on single travellers for the sole occupancy of double/twin accommodation. Optional extras:
Lunch, dinner, alcoholic drinks, internet access. Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.
How to get there:
The Pearl is located at Pacific Harbour 55 km west of Suva and 120 km away from Nadi, you can get a taxi or bus from either city. The resort can arrange a taxi from Nadi Airport, the journey takes 2 hours and costs FJ$ 247 one way for up to 4 persons. Alternatively you can take a domestic flight to Taunovo Bay Airport with Pacific Sun (www.pacificsun.com.fj), the resort offers complimentary transfers from Taunovo Bay Airport. For more information see our Viti Levu travel information section.
Dive clubs and group discounts:
Pay for 10 rooms and receive 1 extra room free of charge.
The 3 day / 2 night short stay option with 2 dives at Shark Reef can easily be added to any of our other resort diving packages or liveaboard cruises in Fiji.
At The Pearl South Pacific Resort you can choose from 3 types of quality accommodation. The Garden View Rooms are spacious and bright and overlook the lush, tropical gardens. The Ocean View Rooms boast magnificent views over the South Pacific and the neighbouring Fijian islands, and are beautifully furnished in a modern style.
There are also 6 upper-storey King-size Penthouse suites, each individually decorated with high-quality furnishings. There are 3 garden view suites and 3 ocean view suites.
All the rooms and suites have:
Private bathroom with hot water shower, towels, hairdryer and toiletries
His 'n' hers bathroom, bath tub & bathrobe (suites only)
The resort diving here is with Aqua Trek, a PADI centre located nearby. Aqua-Trek pioneered shark diving in Fiji back in the 1980s and has helped develop a marine park as part of its conservation efforts. They run 'The Ultimate Shark Encounter' as part of Pacific Harbour's famous shark feed. You can dive with huge bull sharks, tiger Sharks, lemon sharks, silvertips, nurse sharks, grey reef sharks, whitetip reef sharks and blacktip reef sharks on this amazing dive. As well as this there are daily scuba trips to Beqa Lagoon to witness the beautiful coral gardens with reef fish galore.
You will be picked up at The Pearl ready for the first dive of the day around 8:30 am. After a surface interval, the second dive occurs around 10:30 so you can arrive back at your hotel in time for lunch and either an action-packed or leisurely afternoon.
Diving is conducted from one of their 2 fast-speed boats with ladders, rinse tanks, VHF radio, GPS, oxygen and first aid. There are more than 20 excellent dive sites just a short boat ride from Viti Levu.
All boat trips include divemasters, tanks, weights, juice and cookies. The staff will set-up, wash and carry your kit. The dive centre has lockable equipment storage, rinse tanks, hot water shower and toilet.
The Pearl South Pacific Resort offers first-class facilities and top-quality accommodation with a friendly, personal atmosphere.
Action activities include enjoying a round of golf, motorised water sports such as jet skis and banana boats, a game of volleyball or a session in the gym. For those seeking relaxation you can indulge in a massage, have a dip in the pool or laze on the white-sandy beach. You can also enjoy the 6 bars and 4 restaurants and free internet service.
Other popular tourist activities on offer on Viti Levu include kayaking, surfing, fishing, white-water rafting, zip-lining and a visit to a traditional village for an insight into Fijian life and customs.
The Arts Village and Cultural Centre is located opposite the resort and provides excellent cultural shows. It also houses traditional arts and crafts shops, boutiques and cafes.
Resort facilities include: 4 restaurants and 6 bars - 18 hole championship golf course - Swimming pool - Jetski - Banana boat - Beach volleyball - Beach with parasols and sun beds - Guest wifi internet throughout, with PCs - International telephone & fax - Movie library - Beauty saloon - Massage - Fitness Centre - Tour desk - Laundry - Babysitting & cots - Shops
Location: Queens Rd, Pacific Harbour, Viti Levu south coast, Fiji
With 4 restaurants to choose from and diverse menus, you are spoilt for choice at The Pearl South Pacific. There is a wide range of both local and international cuisine on offer using fresh, local produce. Whatever you order, you can expect a high standard, delicious meal. You can dine at the world-class Mantarae Restaurant, the outside Beach Bar & BarBQ, the daytime Bistro or in the Club House overlooking the golf course.
Italian and Fijian main meal dishes
Seafood, BBQs, a la carte ...
Special requests can be catered for
Complimentary breakfast includes: Eggs, toast, fruit, cereals, yoghurt etc.
Starters - Proscuitto Di Parma, Tuna Sashimi, Seared Scallops, Bruschetta, Rocket, Apple and Blue Cheese with walnuts and balsamic, Warm Chickpea Salad.
Main courses - Macadamia Crusted Wahoo, Grilled Lobster, Beef Rib-eye with crushed potatoes, beans and tomato chutney, Wok Fried Chilli and Ginger Mud Crab, Risotto with pumpkin, pistachio nuts, basil and parmesan, Spaghetti Marinara.
The nearest re-compression chamber to the Pearl is in Suva, 55 km or 1 hour to the east by road transport. Diving insurance is not included in your package so we recommend you have and bring details of your own.
The dive boat carries VHF radio, GPS, oxygen and first aid. 1 divemaster is provided for every 4 divers. The SCUBA centre has more emergency oxygen if required.
For general accidents there is a local hospital 15 minutes drive away, and an international hospital 50 km away.
Each room at The Pearl South Pacific Resort has a safety box for storing valuables and there is 24 hour security and CCTV at the property. The nearest police station is located across the road.