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Deluxe Absolute Beachfront Cottage with Large Private Pool

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Tropic Splendor beachfront cottage

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Last updated: 08/28/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Location, Location, Location!! Imagine relaxing on a beautiful secluded mile long beach all to yourselves! We are absolute beachfront. Our new holiday bungalow cottage with large private pool is located in lovely Sekawa Beach Estate, a small park-like estate hidden a half mile from the main road and tucked away along a mile long secluded beach on the north shore of picturesque Savusavu Bay. Take a step back in time and discover the tropical beauty and peacefulness of a 'hidden paradise' that most visitors never see!

Awaken to a chorus of tropical birds and gentle waves lapping just steps from your bungalow cottage. Gaze at the tranquil waters of lovely Savusavu Bay from your bed or take an early morning stroll along the long powdery soft sand beach to hunt for interesting shells. Enjoy a refreshing dip in your large 11' X 21' private pool or the shallow warm waters out front in Savusavu Bay. Take a peaceful walk through our beautifully landscaped tropical gardens and lily ponds and spy some of Fiji's most colorful birds such as the Collared Lory, Fiji Parrotfinch, and Fiji's rare Orange Dove. Snorkel at the many colorful coral reefs teeming with tropical fish just offshore around Savusavu Bay or kayak up the nearby Nasekawa River, floating past virgin jungle and small native settlements.

The rest of the day can be spent lounging on the large verandah or relaxing in our oversized lover’s hammock under the palms as the gentle breezes lull you into total relaxation. Enjoy a relaxing massage given out in the beachfront bure with only the sounds of waves & birds in the background. Take a nap, read a book or just watch the clouds drift by. Do as much or as little as you like! Our traditional Fijian 'bure' is the perfect place to end each day with 'happy hour' spent watching a spectacular sunset framed by the surrounding jagged volcanic peaks as the lights of Savusavu twinkle from across the bay.

Staying with us offers you the rare opportunity to personally meet the friendly Fijian villagers that often come to the beach to fish for their daily catch. It is a truly memorable sight watching a group of ladies fish with their large nets or float by on a bamboo 'bilibili' raft, just as their ancestors have done for hundreds of years. The ladies will be delighted to show you how they weave a basket, hat or fan from a palm frond.

Truly off the beaten path! Sekawa Beach Estate is located a scenic 12-miles (15 minutes) by car past colorful Fijian villages, from quaint little Savusavu town with its well stocked grocery, many shops, several restaurants, art gallery, handicraft market and a colorful open-air fresh veggie & fish market. The Savusavu Yacht Club and Copra Shed Marina are a favorite for visitors from around the world and the local community.

Amenities: Our beautiful beachfront cottage with 600 square feet of interior space and a 600 square foot spacious wrap around verandah is fully self-contained. Polished native hardwood floors and natural wood interior are decorated with authentic native Fijian handicrafts made by local craftsmen. The surrounding 3 acres of tropical gardens & pink lily ponds are maintained to resort quality standards. Complimentary snorkeling & sea kayaking gear available.




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Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Built and furnished to upscale American standards, our beautiful new beachfront cottage with 600 sq ft interior space and 600 sq ft spacious veranda is fully self-contained. Polished native hardwood floors and natural wood interior are decorated with authentic native Fijian handicrafts made by local craftsmen. • Featuring a comfortable king-sized bed with luxury bedding. • A/C as well as louvered windows and ceiling fans provide fresh ventilation throughout. • Complimentary housekeeping service 3 times a week....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

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  • Built and furnished to upscale American standards, our beautiful new beachfront cottage features a tiled bathroom & shower. • Hair dryer, heated towel rack (for drying towels), small fan, large mirror and smaller magnifying mirror. • Quality towels, Pure Fiji soaps & shampoo/conditioner & toilet paper. • Romantic bamboo garden shower for two just off the verandah and surrounded by lush tropical greenery....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Large lover's hammock, beach & swimming pool, single & double sea kayaks, snorkeling gear, heated towel racks, bamboo garden shower for two....moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Television:

    Large flatscreen color TV w/DVD ...moreless

  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Marina
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Absolute beachfront on mile long secluded Sekawa Beach, just steps from the gentle lapping waves of Savusavu Bay....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    New air conditioner as well as ceiling fans in all rooms and on verandah....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Full sized dryer....moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    High quality luxury linens, fluffy pillows, kitchen & bath towels. Large beach towels....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine:

    Full sized washer....moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    Authentic homemade Fijian & Indian meals can be cooked right in your kitchen for a small fee....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Packed full of everything needed to cook gourmet meals. Many serving dishes and storage containers....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    New and very quiet....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Full sized American kitchen with every appliance possible - coffee maker, blender, rice cooker, chopper, coffee grinder, salad spinner, slow cooker, etc....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator:

    New full sized refrigerator with freezer....moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Covered 600 sq ft wrap around verandah with lover's hammock, two chaise lounges, small table and padded lover's seat....moreless

  • Gazebo:

    Authentic handmade Fijian 'bure' at the beachfront with small table & chairs. Fijian Kava ceremony & therapeutic massages are done here....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Covered 600 sq ft wrap around verandah with lover's hammock, two chaise lounges, small table and padded lover's seat....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    11' X 21' saltwater private pool...moreless

 

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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$175
$1,225

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $175 Nightly


Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

From FJ$325/Night (approx US$175/Night) or FJ$2,275/Week (approx US$1,225/Week)

Rates do not include Fiji 15% VAT & 5% Hotel Bed Tax.

50% Deposit to confirm booking.

Full Payment Balance 30 days before arrival.

Full refund of deposit, minus bank fees, if cancellation is made no less than 45 days out from time of arrival date.

Visa, MasterCard or bank wire transfer accepted.

From FJ$325/Night (approx US$175/Night) or FJ$2,275/Week (approx US$1,225/Week)

Rates do not include Fiji 15% VAT & 5% Hotel Bed Tax.

50% Deposit to confirm booking.

Full Payment Balance 30 days before arrival.

Full refund of deposit, minus bank fees, if cancellation is made no less than 45 days out from time of arrival date.

Visa, MasterCard or bank wire transfer accepted.


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Last updated: 08/28/2015
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Location

15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Savusavu, Vanua Levu
12 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Savusavu, Vanua Levu
12 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Savusavu, Vanua Levu
12 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Savusavu, Vanua Levu
30 Metres
Nearest Beach
Located ON the beach

Car: Not Necessary

Therapeutic Fijian massage, Fijian Kava ceremony, Coconut demonstration, Basket weaving demonstration, Fijian village visits & Children's meke, Savusavu Bay & Nasekawa River boat rides, Bamboo bilibili boat ride, Jungle & waterfall hikes, Tropical garden & birding walks, Shopping trips to town, Savusavu Yacht Club, J Hunter black pearl farm tours.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1998

About the owner: Originally from the high, dry desert of northern New Mexico, Susan (a scientific welder) & husband Jeff (a Civil engineer) decided to sell our small manufacturing business and drop out of the 'rat race' and live a slower, more peaceful pace of life. Since moving to Savusavu in 2001, we have become active in the local Rotary Club and have been instrumental in helping numerous schools & villages thru our charitable efforts.

Why the Owner Chose Savusavu:
As soon as we drove down the hill into Savusavu town from the airport, we knew we had found our new 'home!' We spent a lot of time looking for the perfect piece of beachfront property and were delighted to find a development on a secluded strip of powdery soft sand just across the Bay from Savusavu. Sekawa Beach is a quiet beach with only the friendly village ladies fishing off it with their large nets on a daily basis. There are no built up tourism services here, just a few expat holiday homes surrounded by nature and the sea.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
With its beautiful scenery and secluded beach ideal for swimming and sea kayaking at any tide, Sekawa Beach is the perfect place to enjoy a quiet, peaceful beachfront holiday. Imagine waking up to the chatter of numerous birds first thing in the morning and the gentle waves lapping on the mile long beach perfect for strolling or running. It is truly a delight to meet the friendly Fijian villagers fishing off the beach and be invited back to the village for church or a school visit.


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Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Tropic Splendor beachfront cottage

    Tropic Splendor beachfront cottage

  • Your private beachfront retreat!

    Your private beachfront retreat!

  • Catch fresh Mahi mahi for dinner

    Catch fresh Mahi mahi for dinner

  • Comfortable king sized bed

    Comfortable king sized bed

  • Your private beachfront cottage & pool

    Your private beachfront cottage & pool

  • Amazing snorkeling right out front!

    Amazing snorkeling right out front!

  • Beautiful lush grounds with several pink lily ponds.

    Beautiful lush grounds with several pink lily ponds.

  • Looking across Savusavu Bay towards our Tropic Splendor.

    Looking across Savusavu Bay towards our Tropic Splendor.

  • Early morning at Sekawa Beach

    Early morning at Sekawa Beach

  • Fully equipped kitchen

    Fully equipped kitchen

  • Village children's spear dance

    Village children's spear dance

  • Enjoy the lovers hammock!

    Enjoy the lovers hammock!

  • Beautiful Savusavu Bay out front

    Beautiful Savusavu Bay out front

  • Local village ladies fishing off our beach

    Local village ladies fishing off our beach

  • Savusavu marina

    Savusavu marina

  • Large pink lilies in our many ponds

    Large pink lilies in our many ponds

VRBO #198643

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