Located just 20 minutes by boat from shore, on the tip of Viti Levu, Fiji, Dolphin Island nestles like a precious jewel, surrounded by crystal-clear waters. It is a stunning 14-acre private retreat that offers a maximum of just eight guests, the ultimate luxury castaway private Pacific island experience, on an exclusive-use basis. Dolphin Island offers a style of hospitality created around a deeply held personal ethos.
Dolphin Island offers a style of hospitality created around a deeply held personal ethos. With 14-acres of the private island as a playground guests often do not feel the need to ever leave, however, should you choose to – a wonderful variety of experiences are available, in the soft coral capital of the world. Aquatic adventures abound, with warm, clear waters and coral reefs providing the perfect habitat for amazing marine life.
Guests can snorkel, tank dive, sail, kayak, swim and fish with carefully selected operators whose local knowledge is invaluable. Cultural visits to nearby villages, sightseeing and tours to areas of historical interest can be arranged, as can pampering massages and facials.
World-class diving experiences await in the pristine Bligh Waters surrounding Dolphin Island. Both snorkelling and tank diving trips can be arranged for guests with carefully selected, specialised local operators.
While staying at Dolphin Island there is also easy access to the highly-rated sites of the Vatu-i-Ra Passage in Bligh Water (the waters between the two main islands of Fiji), which are considered among Fiji’s best diving destinations. The beauty and diversity of this marine paradise is breathtaking and our dive team has all the local knowledge to ensure you enjoy every minute of it.
Dolphin Island is within easy kayaking distance of many other nearby islands, so there is much to explore on your very doorstep.
Take a delicious picnic with you and set off for some adventurous exploration of your very own, while enjoying the warmth of the water and the unspoiled beauty of the golden sand and the palm-fringed shores, you will pass by.
Dolphin Island has sea kayaks available for use by guests.
Dolphin Island’s guests can go on two-hour hand-line fishing trips to sheltered reefs to fish for magnificent coral cod, sea trout and snapper. Great fun as a family activity, with plenty of fish to be caught and much excitement every time one is safely landed on board. All fishing gear provided.
Food on Dolphin island often can be best described as Fijian fusion in style – a unique blend of traditional Fijian flavours and ingredients combined with elements of Indo-Fijian cuisine creates a fabulous array of taste sensations. Spices, chillies, coconut, seafood, fresh fish, limes, indigenous vegetables and exotic tropical fruits all feature on the menu.
Dolphin Island’s accommodation is small, intimate and totally unique – deliberately designed to be like no other. Dolphin Island offers a style of hospitality created around a deeply held personal ethos.
Perfect for time spent lying on day beds (either pre or post a dip in the infinity pool), or for alfresco dining. Casual groups of plantation-style chairs, and soft feather-filled sofas beckon, as one day draws seamlessly into the next. As the last rays of the sun catch on the tips of the palm trees and sink into the ocean, the open verandah, with its banks of bi-fold doors offers the perfect venue for a tropical cocktail, or a glass or two of chilled wine.
The main bure holds centre court, enjoying an elevated position above the infinity pool and a series of poolside areas perfectly designated for relaxation.
Dolphin Island guest bure suites are perfect for a Pacific Island lifestyle – featuring heart timber floors, plaster walls, stone tiles, wooden shutters, high ceilings and the latest in air-conditioned comfort.
The dressing rooms are large and generous and these are further complemented by well-appointed bathrooms, twin hand basins, shower, sculptural free-standing bath and outdoor shower, within a private garden courtyard. Fine pure cotton bed linen and soft feather pillows are perfectly suited to the climate and Dolphin Island famed attention to detail is strongly evident within this haven of relaxation and luxury.
This utterly divine, thatched open-air bedroom, is both rustic and refined – perfect for a tryst or for an overnight stay! It faces the sea and is flooded by the first rays of the sun come daybreak. Lighting is provided by lanterns and candles, a simple bathroom and shower and toilet are located to one side of the sleep-out.
All prices are per person and unless otherwise stated, are in Australian dollars, are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change without notice. Price is dependant on the number of guests staying at the resort. Price starts from $1695 per person which applies to 4 guests in 2 bures, 6 guests in 3 bures or 8 guests in 4 bures.
01 April 2022 – 31 March 2023
Cancellations outside 30 days incur 25% cancellation fee. Within 30 days non-refundable.