OUR NEW PRIVATE BEACH EXPERIENCE
Our pristine private beaches offer the ideal setting to slow down and savour the joys of nature. To further improve our level of service and provide you with an unparalleled guest experience, we have recently revamped our private beach experience with new open-air wooden huts, lounging furniture, ocean floats and a refreshed gourmet picnic menu championing local produce.
We’re blessed to be the only private island in the South Pacific with 10 private beaches available for our guests and we can’t wait to share our refreshed beach experience with you
OUR NEW CULINARY OFFERINGS
We have introduced delicious new culinary offerings to further celebrate Fijian flavors and our Sea & Farm-to-Table philosophy. The program is spearheaded by recently appointed Executive Chef, Simon Orvis who is working in close partnership with our established Head Chef, Beni. With more than a decade of experience working at award-winning African safari lodges and luxury islands, Orviss has utilized his expertise to bring an important sense of place to our entire guest dining experience.
A new addition is a weekly garden themed dinner which begins with a tour of the plantings and sees guests seated under fairy lights strung between the trees enjoying the sounds of Fijian music as the sun goes down.
With a focus on ingredient-driven cuisine, and the stories of the farmers, fisherman, and foragers, we are continuing to curate a menu that showcases a true taste of place.
TURTLE ISLAND NAMED BEST HONEYMOON DESTINATION
We are excited to receive BRIDES Magazine Award as one of the Best Honeymoon Locations for 2019!
The list showcases the most romantic spots to travel in the world and we’re honored to be the only property in Fiji to receive the BRIDES stamp of approval.
If you’re planning your honeymoon or anniversary, we would love to make your dream getaway a reality!
OUR NEW MASTER CARVER
Please welcome our new Master Carver, Sai Tikotani, from the Lau Group of islands in Fiji. Sai has been a wood carving expert for more than 20 years and we’re delighted to welcome him to the Turtle Island family.
The Fijian art of woodcarving is a powerful connection to the cultural past. It is passed down from generation to generation, with great reverence and respect. Very few are trained in this special craft, and traditional tools are gifted to the next artisan.
PRESERVING OUR CORAL REEFS
This April we commenced our latest conservation initiative focused on preserving the coral reefs. The project is led by Dr Christopher Kuster, a specialist in marine conservation and sustainable use.
Dr Kuster, with the help of Mosese from our activities department, are assessing the status of the coral reefs surrounding the Island and will create another layer to Turtle Island’s environmental conservation program aimed at respecting and preserving our precious marine environment.