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Stunning holiday beach house perched on the waters edge .

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,291 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Beach house on the water 2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms sleeps 5 central kitchen lounge

Relax on your palm frond covered deck and watch the emerald waters flow from the turquoise lagoon to the palm fringed lake.

Your accommodation is perched on the waters edge where

swim suits and sarongs are the dress of the day. You can take a kayak off your own private little beach and explore the lake.Perhaps have a swim in the warm waters while the coffee brews and the BBQ sizzles.You can fish from the deck or build castles in the sand and you wont have left home.

This boutique accommodation caters for up to 7 guests to sleep.The 2 separate standing bedrooms are private sanctuaries surrounded by beautiful waterfront gardens.....

The Kingfisher is a spacious screened well ventilated king room overlooking the water and beach.

Cool hardwood floors, Pacific Indian Fijian decor and attention to detail makes the perfect romantic getaway for couples.

Your king bed has cool quality cotton linen. There is also a single bed.

The modern hot water bathroom is en suite with towels and organic Fiji soaps provided.

There is a treetop deck where you can smoke, dry towels, sunbathe or hangout.

Enjoy this secluded escape.

If you need an extra bedroom or are traveling with friends and family you can also use the Riversong bedroom..

The Riversong bedroom sleeps 2. A cute room with a king bed in its own little garden on the waterfront featuring a balcony overlooking the beach and garden. The fresh cool rainwater bathroom is en suite.

Your Daily maid service is included.

A cook can be arranged if you wish for a small fee of US$75(Lunch and Dinner) or US$50(dinner)

Our staff provide discreet friendly and efficient service.

Your wishes and privacy are most important to us and we will do our best to make your holiday as relaxing and memorable as possible.

Your Kitchen is well equipped.Condiments are provided as well as fresh fruit in season from our organic orchard.

Large shutters open onto a covered BBQ deck, dining and lounging area for a fantastic indoor outdoor tropical living experience..

A couple of steps lead onto your own private beach and swimming pontoon surrounded by exotic gardens.

Traditional Lovos and Indian feasts can be prepared on request as well as village visits arranged and other tours.

Kayaks are provided for your use free.

This holiday house is a fisherman's dream with all tide access to the Lake, river, reef and Koro Sea.

Anglers can experience fly fishing,trolling, popping, and bottom fishing. Mangrove jacks, barracudas, sailfish, trevalli, yellow fin tuna and reef fish all caught here.Best to bring your own fishing gear.

Kayak along the Qaloqalo River past mature mangrove forests to the beautiful Salt Lake which covers an area of about 100 acres.

Fed by the ocean tides the lake is a favorite fishing spot.

Snorkeling, Diving and Dolphins:

Snorkeling trips to beautiful Benau lagoon, the reef and the passage are just 10 minutes from the Lodge by boat.Bring your own gear.

See what mother nature has to offer in this island paradise. Soft and hard corals,clam shells and schools of colorful fish.Turtles and dolphin frequent the passage beside Bat Island

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Koro sun dive is a 15 minute drive from Salt Lake Lodge. They offer Padi dive courses, day trips, and night dives.

Shopping

There is a local community shop 5 minutes walk away for basic provisions and Savusavu Town is just 20 minutes drive or an interesting local bus ride with the open air windows and friendly Locals and the fabulous views...Savusavu is a quaint town offering all the usual amenities including some good restaurants and interesting bars and handicraft shops and local art..

More Details

Property Manager
long lee
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese, vietnamese
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 24, 2017

About long lee

We are American expats having lived in Fiji for three years about 18 years ago, and never forgotten the charm of the land and its people. On retirement we decided to visit Fiji to view Salt Lake Lodge, the property we have viewed for years. Up close and personal, the lodge's beauty and serenity truly surpassed our imagination and then and there we decided this was the place we wanted to be - certainly a paradise deserving to be shared with others.

long lee purchased this house in 2016

Why long lee chose Savusavu

We love Fiji where the land is still largely unspoiled and undeveloped, and where people are happy and friendly. This stunningly beautiful property sweeps down from the hilly forested area to the waterway which feeds Fiji's Salt Lake from the Koro Sea. We have tidal access to the Lake and the Koro Sea from our own waterfront where a delightful new reef is being formed. From this corner of paradise, life blossoms - rich tropical growth coloring the uneven landscape, interspersing with coconut and tropical fruit trees, which produces naturally organic and delicious fruits. How can one not be at peace with oneself and all the world in such a peaceful and serene environment, where the chirping of birds and rustling of leaves provides the only sound and chorus of the day.

What makes this house unique

Beautifully remote yet only 20 minutes from town, our home is situated at the edge of the waterway leading from the Koro Sea to Salt Lake.

Ensconced in a rain forest with coconut and fruit trees with the reef, lake, and river are practically at our door steps... this is the real Fiji.

Amenities

Savusavu House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1291 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , ensuite bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , en suite bathroom
  • The bathrooms in both rooms are clean and comfortable.The solar hot water shower in the Kingfisher has ample hot water storage.. Plenty of towels are provided Both rooms are tiled, and super clean with a vanity, large mirror and natural wood shelving plus toilet All water at the lodge is pure fresh rain water and is delicious to drink and bathe in. We look forward to your visit to paradise!
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Kingfisher - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , Spacious, hardwood floors, fantastic view,private haven
    Riversong - 1 king , Riversong is a charming and spacious bedroom with en suite
  • Kingfisher bedroom is very beautiful and romantic with an Indo-Pacific style. Perfect for honeymooners and special occasions. Enjoy this lovely elevated spacious screened bedroom with wonderful views over the beach and the water. There is a king bed with cool cotton sheets and ample pillows, and also a single bed. Be soothed to sleep with the sounds of the water in this special space. The en suite has a clean tiled shower with hot water, vanity and a toilet. There is also a private tree top deck. Riversong is a charming, spacious second bathroom with king size bed and a balcony on the waters edge, with an en suite bathroom.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Raft
  • Sand Box
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 2 bicycles
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Notes:
The accommodation offers a relaxed tropical atmosphere reflecting a lifestyle of perfect harmony with Mother Nature. Fresh flowers in vases and the surroundings are warm and inviting. Immerse yourself in a relaxing, stress-free environment. A perfect, serene holiday spot for the lone traveler; romantic seclusion for couples, a fun holiday for a group of friends or families with children. Maid service, babysitting and cook is available. Phone coverage is via Fiji Digicel Sim card. We offer recharging facilities, a safety deposit box and freezer space for your convenience.

Reviews

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Stunning holiday beach house perched on the waters edge .
average rating of 4.9545455 based on 22 reviews
5

Amazing Fiji getaway

  • 5 of 5

I wanted my kids to experience the real Fiji, away from the tourist/resort stuff. The Salt Lake Lodge was exactly what I was looking for, something laid back and out of the way yet still comfortable.

Ac and the staff were very accommodating. My kids went fishing and swimming almost every day, and we took little adventures with Solo to go to the waterfall or snorkel at split rock. That lake is no joke - it is huge and you have almost the entire thing to yourself.

We opted for the chef every night, and Jose did not disappoint. Each time we mentioned little things we liked or didn't like, they were able to adjust quickly. I was particularly impressed at how many creative ways they were able to make things like cakes without eggs for my daughter that has an egg allergy. The food was comparable to a night out a restaurant every night. They even did a great job preparing the fish we caught.

I decided not to rent a car, which worked out great since the staff was available to help take us places, but I can see how some people might prefer to do more themselves and make their own meals.

We were initially concerned about the drinking water, but they assured us it was collected rain water, and sure enough, it tasted great and none of us got sick. They also have bottled Fiji water if you prefer, but I couldn't taste the difference. The showers are solar powered, which was kind of interesting.

The only thing that didn't work out without a hitch were the bicycles. I think they need new chains or something and the pump didn't work. But my kids had more than enough to do, collecting crabs from the beach and playing with the three dogs.

Little things I'll remember, like being able to play music over their bluetooth speaker, or being able to grab a beer, or watch a couple movies at night on the comfy couches in the screened in room surrounded by the sounds of the forest. Or reading books on those chairs floating on the river's edge in the mornings.

Tip: bring some insect repellent. And don't expect much internet connectivity (which was a plus for my iPhone addicted kids)

If you are still trying to decide, just go. You will have fun and be amazed.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The best in fiji!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I could nor have asked for a better experience. This place had it all! Great view, perfect location, everything you could ask for. On top of that, the staff was AMAZING! Lily made us the best meals, uncle Toby made sure everything was always perfect and the private tour guide Solo was so nice and knew everything about the culture. The owners and their son Tyler were a delight. We can't wait to come again and we already miss "our little family".

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing Private Retreat!

  • 5 of 5

I had an amazing time at the salt lake lodge! our Chef/guide Shavneil, was amazing! he took such good care of us! He is an amazing chef! every meal was magazine worthy and delicious! I fell asleep every night to the river flowing outside my window. and woke up to fish jumping! I've never been so sad to leave a place! I would love to plan another trip soon! thank you Salt lake lodge for your hospitality!

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2014
  • Stayed: September 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bula,We are all happy you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again soon. Thank you for your review we appreciate your feed back. Vinaka from everyone at Salt Lake Lodge.
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5

Un lieu paradisiaque

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons adoré cet endroit magnifique pour différentes raisons : l'espace organisé en maison ouverte est superbe, spacieux, charmant et arrangé avec beaucoup de goût, il s'y dégage une grande quiétude. La nature alentour est sublime, luxuriante, nos hôtes étaient à nos petits soins, toujours aimables et disponibles et très pros. Ils nous ont fait découvrir cette partie de l'île par ce qu'elle a de plus authentique, rencontrer un village Fidjien, goûter des saveurs inconnues. nous avons prolongé notre séjour initial de 3 jours car nous étions au paradis et avions le sentiment que le temps s'était arrêté, une certaine idée du "Fiji Time" ... Le principe 100% écologique du lieu, en harmonie avec la nature et les habitants est un aspect supplémentaire de notre emballement.

Un seul regret : habiter si loin de ce lieu paradisiaque ! Un grand merci à Andrew, Sonja, mais aussi Lily, Levacy, ...

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci Anne, we enjoyed meeting you and are very happy you had a fantastic Fiji Experience. We hope to see you again some day.I can understand almost everything in your review BUT my French is not good enough to write . Thanks again. Regards from Sonja and Andrew.
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5

Romantic Secluded Getaway

  • 5 of 5

The property was nicely nestled in a dense and largely untouched tropical mangrove forest right on the clear salt lake river. While it was only a short five minute walk from the main road, the lodge was wonderfully private. We were able to blast some tunes on their speaker system in the shared beach house area without concern of disturbing any neighbors.

We stayed in the Riversong Bure, which was a clean and beautiful little room situated a little ways away from the main area. When we were there, we were lucky to have the entire place to ourselves, but for those sharing the main beach house with other guests, our little bure would be the perfect private retreat. The kitchen was clean and modern and fully stocked. The owners, Andrew and Sonja, were great hosts giving us lots of local fruits and vegetables and accommodating our various needs. Using the free hand lines at the dock, we were able to catch large fish for almost every meal during our stay - so if you're a big fish eater you might get lucky with lots of delicious free meals.

All in all, the Salt Lake Lodge was a wonderful retreat and more than we could hope for. My husband and I were on our mini honeymoon and couldn't afford too much and the lodge far exceeded our expectations! Definitely stay here if you are looking for a really private escape and don't mind catering for yourself.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Unique, Fantastic Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Our family spent a month at Salt Lake Lodge and had one of the most memorable holidays of our lives. The property is beautiful, secluded, interesting, comfortable and the perfect place to relax and explore Fiji. Sonja and Andrew were very kind, knowledgable and accommodating throughout our stay, attending to details, providing an expert perspective into life in Fiji and making sure we were comfortable and happy. They were fantastic hosts. Don't miss the opportunity to go deep-sea fishing with Andrew! He went out of his way to make sure our kids got the chance to catch a fish and took us to beautiful spots around the coast. He and Sonja taught us about local wildlife, showed us how to harvest and prepare local fruit, "wowed" our kids with nature facts and projects and made sure we never ran out of fresh fruit and freshly-caught fish. We loved swimming in the lake, visiting the local village, kayaking, hiking, learning about local flora and fauna, eating fresh yellow fin tuna and barracuda, harvesting amazing local fruit, snorkeling, making friends with villagers and relaxing on our private beach.

The property is spotlessly maintained and admirably eco-friendly. There is plenty to do if you want an active holiday and lots of space and privacy to relax if you simply want to get away. Salt Lake Lodge is one in a million---don't miss it! Thanks again for everything, Sonja and Andrew!

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2014
  • Stayed: September 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Savusavu
Nearest Ferry
18 Miles
Savusavu
Nearest Motorway
500 Metres
Hibiscus Highway
Nearest Beach
1 Metres
Private beach
Car: not necessary

Our location is magic... on the waters edge,your own private beach,tropical gardens,coconut palms swaying in the gentle breeze.. Just 25 minutes scenic drive from Savusavu town and airport. Salt Lake is fed by the ocean tides flowing over the reef from the Koro Sea via the Qaloqalo salt river. The lake covers an area of about 100 acres and is a fantastic place to fish and kayak. Home of legendary sea god, Dakuwaga. the river was an ancient passage for the Fijians who carried their canoes over the hills from the Salt Lake to the great Natewa Bay the largest in the South Pacific.Natewa Bay has pods of spinner dolphins,remote snorkeling and deserted beaches.Anglers can Fish the reef, river, lake lagoon and Koro sea ,all just minutes away by boat from Salt Lake Lodge.A favorite fishing and snorkeling area with turtles, reef fish, soft and hard corals, trevally, yellow fin and dolphin all seen here. Savusavu is a quaint Pacific Town with all the amenities needed for your holiday escape.

Other Activities: Kayaking, boating, snorkeling,diving, fishing , tubing,

Golf: Koro Sun Resort has a golf course.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 25.0%

Rates are subject to change till your booking is confirmed.
A fully refundable Damage Bond of Fiji $200 is payable on arrival and refunded on departure after a satisfactory inspection.
Check out time is 10 am.

We will advise guests of payment information on confirmation of booking.
50% deposit is required to secure booking. The balance payable 60 days before arrival.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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