If you are looking for an idyllic tropical island paradise, the place to escape the stress of modern living, a place where they believe it is the way the world should be, then look no further. Malolo Island Resort in Fiji’s Mamanuca Islands, is just the place, an intimate, stylish boutique resort, rustic but smart, perfect for families and couples alike, where you can fill your day with a myriad of activities or simply unwind and do nothing at all, relaxing amongst golden sandy beaches, abundant coral reefs, swaying coconut palms and azure seas.
Right on the beach, but surrounded by tropical rainforest Malolo is staffed by the world’s friendliest people with a living and authentic culture and you will be served by the descendants of villagers who have lived here for thousands of years, offering true Fijian hospitality.
100% owned by a local Fijian family, Malolo is also all about reconnecting with family and friends without the distractions of all those “mod-cons”, just the sounds of the coconut trees swaying and the ocean lapping the shore, under the bluest of skies by day and a blanket of stars by night, although for those that simply can’t let the world go, there is mobile phone access and free internet in the public areas, but oh, no TV’s in the bures, but there are in the lounges!
Malolo underwent a major refurbishment at the end of 2009 with a specific focus on the accommodation with in 2013, the opening of a stunning new restaurant complex and central facility, bright, stylish white and tropical created by Vanessa Wood Interiors of Queensland, Australia.
Malolo’s plantation style buildings and bures are reminiscent of the colonial era, with high vaulted ceilings, providing a feeling of spaciousness and rustic elegance, with all bures air-conditioned and set amongst lush tropical gardens, and some are only a few lazy steps from the beach and waters’ edge.
With only 46 bures, including 28 Ocean View Bures, 12 Deluxe Ocean View Bures, 4 family bures and 2 Tadra Beach Bures for couples only, Malolo offers an impressive range of quality, stylish and well equipped accommodation
Cuisine is high on the agenda too, with Malolo’s unique food and beverage concept based on Asian
And Pacific Rim cuisine, fresh clean and creative, showcasing the finest local produce with an emphasis on local seafood, lush tropical fruits, refreshing salads
and quality meats – cooked plain or seasoned with the herbs and spices of the South Pacific, with all ages and dietary requirements catered for.
The Beach Bar’s “barefoot in the sand” beach café style offers fresh salads, gourmet and traditional pizzas, hamburgers, beer-battered fish and chips and a
selection of meats and seafood from the grill for lunch and dinner, also becoming an evening venue for some fun, friendly team and family activities.
The Terrace and Treetops restaurants, located in Malolo’s stunning white, old plantation home stead style building, with wide open verandahs, set back from
the beach in the tropical forest and gardens, overlooking the resort’s two swimming pools, one for adults only and one for families.
The Terrace Restaurant, provides a lunch a la carte menu and superb dinner buffets often themed with entertainment, including Mediterranean Monday, Tuesday night Tex Mex, Wednesday nights Island BBQ
buffet Fijian style, Thursday night Chinese and Friday Curry Night, with Saturday nights a cocktail hour where guests get to meet each other and the resort managers followed by local Fijian entertainment and a
sumptuous, traditional Fijian feast – the lovo!
Treetops is slightly more formal in style and service, with daily changing 3 course and three choices in each, a la Carte menus showcasing the full spectrum of Pacific Rim Cuisine.
Check out some of Malolo’s superb menu below:
At Malolo you can fill your day with activities, with for the families, there is a free kids club for 4-12 year olds and also plenty of water sports fun for everyone including hobie cats, kayaking, banana boat rides, windsurfing, coral viewing, dolphin spotting and more.
Or, you can simply unwind and do nothing with for the romantics at heart, we have some very special options perfect for those cherished moments such as, a romantic beachside dinner or perhaps just hanging about in one of the many double hammocks and soaking up the sensational views across the Pacific Ocean and stunning sunsets, or why not indulge in Malolo’s beautiful rainforest Spa?
At Malolo, they really do believe that Malolo is the way the world should be and I think they have it just right!
For more information visit www.maloloisland.com and to check out Malolo and also hear what some of the guests had to say about Malolo, click on the video boxes below.
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Written by John Alwyn-Jones