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Escape to Fiji for 7 days and 6 nights of doing as much as you want or as little as you like.... all in the company of a bunch of like-minded solos that love a resort package.  

We've chosen Shangri-La’s Fijian Resort & Spa, a luxury resort.  Enjoy the new-look resort since the recent impressive refurbishment that brings a whole new style of sophistication to this beautifully located property.

Shangri-La’s Fijian Resort & Spa has the perfect backdrop, oceanfront location for an unparalleled, tropical holiday in idyllic Fiji. And this year, take advantage of the newest offer - The Reef wing, Adults Only precinct along with a string of guest benefits. 

Indulge in delicious local flavours and the comfort of familiar cuisines at the numerous dining venues across the resort.  Take a dip in the resort swimming pools or pamper yourself with a treatment at the Chi Spa.  Enjoy the best of Fiji including water sports easily accessible from the resort or a round of golf.

Dining Highlights
There are five dinners including a superb evening at the resort’s new Golden Cowrie fine dining restaurant,  dinner at Port Denarau and Asian delights at the resort’s Takali restaurant along with a night at the outstanding buffet and waterside dining at Beach Bar & Grill.

Special Inclusions
There’s a whole lot of value packed into your seven day holiday in Fiji, including a day out to Malamala Island,  surrounded by Fiji’s famous crystal clear waters.  Malamala Beach Club introduces you to the world’s first beach club located on its very own island, just 25 minutes by boat transfer from Port Denarau.

The Adults Only Reef Deluxe package at the Shangri-La’s Fijian Resort & Spa, includes access to the adults only reef pool, the exclusive invitation to the evening cocktail hour with a daily selection of canapes and beverages and a welcome bottle of sparking wine to your room, and more.

Join us for what’s always one of our most popular destinations and resort escapes – see you in Fiji!

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PACKAGE DETAILS
  • Ages:
    45+
  • Duration:
    7 Days
  • Status:
    Bookings open
  • Region:
    Oceania
  • Destinations:
    Fiji
  • Travel Style:
    Relax
  • Accommodation:
    Quality hotels
  • Prices from:
    AUD$2520
  • Transport:
    Coach,Boat
  • Pace:
    1
  • Max Group Size:
    Maximum of 60 travellers
REVIEWS

'This was my first trip with Encounter going on the Fiji Resort escape holiday. The whole trip was outstanding. I have found my "go to" holiday touring company. I seriously doubt I will book with any other touring company but Encounter. Eleven out of ten.'

Marg, 46 years, New South Wales

'My Fiji adventure met all my expectations and more! Encounter Travel provided a first class experience. I can't wait for my next holiday.'

Peter, 47 years, NSW
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INCLUSIONS

  • 6 nights of deluxe hotel accommodation at new-look, Shangri-La’s Fijian Resort & Spa
  • Daily full buffet hotel breakfast
  • 5 group quality dinners at a different restaurant each evening
  • A day out visiting Malamala Beach Club on its own private island
  • An Encounter Travel group coordinator
  • Complimentary in-room and resort wide internet access
  • Arrival and departure hotel room porterage
  • Arrival and departure airport transfers to The Shangrila's Fijian Resort & Spa*

* SPECIAL PACKAGE INCLUSIONS*

  • Direct & private access to the Adults Only check in
  • Sparkling wine in your room on arrival
  • Exclusive use of the adults only Reef Pool with chilled water, cooling spray, chilled fruit around the pool, sun lounges and towels
  • Exclusive invitation to the adults only evening cocktail hour each day, including a selection of beverages and canapes
  • Book any 60 minute massage and receive a complementary 30 minute minutes added to the same treatment
  • Complimentary green fees at the resort’s 9 hole golf course               

* included when you have booked all your nights of stay with us as part of your package.  
Travel insurance is a mandatory requirement for joining this tour and is in addition to the package price. 

Not included: 

  • Airfares if booking a tour only package
  • Travel insurance
  • Excess baggage
  • Visa fees
  • Any tips or porterage at airports, hotels, drivers & local staff
  • Meals and beverages not specified on itinerary
  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry & medical expenses
  • Incidental expenses such as taxi fares, telecommunications

Departure Dates for this tour

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12 - 18 OCT 2019
Bookings open
From $2520 per person, airfares additional
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RESORT PACKAGE PRICES PER PERSON (AUD) Twin Share Own Room
Reef Deluxe - Standard  $2520  $3295

ADDITIONAL NIGHTS OF STAY 

Prices AUD Twin Share Own Room
Additional nights at Shangri-La's Fijian Resort & Spa ~    $180  $340

SHARE & SAVE
If you are happy to share with a roommate of the same gender, save $775 on package prices above that include your own room (not sharing).


Trip Code: fiji19-10

Itinerary

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Enjoy luxury accommodation at the new-look, Shangri-La’s Fijian Resort & Spa
  • Enjoy a day out on Malamala Beach Club, it’s your own private island
  • Enjoy 5 included dinners, a different venue each night
  • Experience the true Fijian Culture
  • Access to the Adults Only area of the Resort

DAY 1
Nadi – Denarau, Fiji

Welcome to Fiji!.  An airport to resort transfer is included as part of your package*.
It’s about a 50-60 minute drive between Nadi airport and our resort hotel.

The rest of the day is at your leisure.

Early evening, we meet for cocktails and canapes for the adults only cocktail reception.  Dinner will follow at the resort’s fine dining resort, Golden Cowrie Restaurant.

Meals: Welcome Dinner

* Included when you book all nights of stay with us as part of your package.

SPECIAL NOTES: 
Encounter Travel hosting commences 5PM at the Adults Only cocktail reception.

DAY 2
Malamala Beach Club & Port Denarau

A relaxing morning and breakfast. Later in the morning we transfer between our resort and Port Denarau to meet the boat that takes us across to the Malamala Island Beach Club, across Fiji’s pristine waters. 

** Bring your swimmers, sunscreen, hat, camera, money for lunch and drinks **

Surrounded by Fiji’s famous crystal clear waters, Malamala Beach Club introduces you to the world’s first beach club located on its very own island, just 25 minutes from Port Denarau. Enjoy the beach club with and experience white sand beaches, a resort style infinity edge pool, and views across the Mamanuca Islands.

Malamala Beach Club offers a delicious a-la-carte menu from light bites to tame your craving or Pacific inspired meals and shared platters. Enjoy hand crafted cocktails, and a club-like atmosphere with upbeat tunes mixed all day long.  Take lunch at your leisure, and the afternoon is yours for swimming, snorkeling or just soaking up the sun with a refreshing drink. 

Your half day visit includes:

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi aboard South Sea Cruises Vessel
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi at Malamala Beach Club Fiji
  • Complimentary use of a beach towel at Malamala Beach Club Fiji
  • Complimentary use of the non-motorised watersports (kayaks, stand up paddle board and snorkelling gear) at Malamala Beach Club Fiji

As the day draws to a close, you will board the vessel and set sail back to Port Denarau. We will be back to port around 5.45pm. 

This evening back at port, continue on to a top dinner spot on the pier. There will be time to enjoy drinks at sunset, followed by our group dinner. Fiji is renowned for top class Indian food and tonight we’ll be indulging our taste buds with the flavours of India.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

SPECIAL NOTES: 
All drinks and food on Malamala Beach Club are at your own expense. Drinks at dinner are at your own expense.

We are out for the afternoon and evening with a group transfer after dinner to back the resort.

DAY 3 
Relax

Enjoy breakfast.

Mid morning, try your luck with the option to meet up for a round of mini-golf – always a laugh. Today, take the time to make the most of our resort stay at the Shangri-La’s Fijian Resort & Spa; hang out at the pool or go for a walk.  Try out some water sports.

Dinner tonight will be at the resort.  Enjoy panoramic views of the reef as you enjoy an Asian style dinner this evening at the newly renovated, Takali Terrace Restaurant.

DAY 4 
Sigatoka River Safari Option

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast this morning. A day of resort leisure or get busy with countless activities at the resort or nearby there’s the option of a round of golf.

Dinner tonight is at leisure.

Meals: Breakfast

FREE TIME EXTRAS: SIGATOKA OPTIONAL SAFARI
There is an optional tour to discover the ‘real Fiji' with an unforgettable Safari experience on the Sigatoka River excursion. The Sigatoka is the longest river on the island of Viti Levu, running from the hills of the Nvaosa Province right down to the sand dunes in Kulukulu on the famous Coral Coast. The river provides locals with fresh water mussels (kai), fish, prawns, eels, water for agriculture and for drinking.  Today you will experience a traditional Fijian lunch, served in a local village while on the river safari.     You'll have some leisure time at the resort after returning mid afternoon from your safari. 

SPECIAL NOTES
For the river safari, have shoes suitable for walking around the village and casual clothing with tops that cover the shoulders. There is also a stop at Sigatoka town – there will be a bit of time to buy some souvenirs before heading off on the adventure. You’ll be provided a sarong to wear while in the village to cover your knees.

Some guests enjoy bringing small gifts to offer the village chief such as children’s colouring pencils and colouring books, or 2nd hand t-shirts in good condition are appreciated. 

DAY 5 
EcoTrax Optional Half Day

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast this morning and make use of all the resort facilities.

For anyone that likes to see another part of the Coral Coast, opt to join the morning EcoTrax half day experience. Located very close to the resort you will be picked up and transferred to EcoTrax, and afterwards returning to the resort for lunch time.

This evening we’re going enjoy Polynesian dance performances and knife and fire dancing shows by the Shangri-La’s Fijian Resort & Spa Fijian Firedancers culminating in with the Fijian Beqa firewalkers showcasing their mystical art.

Meals: Breakfast, Highlight Dinner

FREE TIME EXTRAS: ECOTRAX HALF DAY
Let the rhythm of the rails carry you along through beautiful bush, rock cuttings, villages and fields ...magical scenery with a surprise and a smile around every corner. Deserted beaches stretch for miles as you traverse untouched tracts of the famous Coral Coast. 

Pedal or simply use your accelerator to cruise along!  Stop and stretch the legs, swim and snorkel in the turquoise clear water, snack on local fruits and coconut drinks at a remote beach location.

DAY 6
Resort Day

Indulge yourself with a day of relaxation or set a fast paces with water sport activities or a round of gold on the 9 hole golf course with greens fees included as part of your package.

It's our last evening. We meet for pre dinner drinks, followed by private dining for our farewell dinner.  Enjoy dinner in the natural beauty of the island, with ocean vistas.  The perfect way to end a wonderful holiday.

Meals: Breakfast, Farewell Highlight Dinner

TIP: If you have an early check-out tomorrow, ask for a copy of your room account today and check it.  Also, settle your account before retiring for the evening. 

Day 7 
Depart

Enjoy your farewell breakfast. Return airport transfers are included with your package. 

Meals: Breakfast

SPECIAL NOTES:
Your tour leader services will end at 11am, due to flight schedules.

 

Itineraries are subject to change, due to circumstances outside of our control. If there is any itinerary change prior to departure of significance we aim to inform you prior to travel.  Itinerary changes while on tour will be informed by your tour leader/guide while on tour.

Solos Only
This resort package is operated by Encounter Travel.

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ACCOMMODATION

 HOTELS

Destination

Hotel Name

Nights of Stay

Fiji

Shangri-La’s Fijian Resort & Spa

6

Hotels may be subject to change, due to circumstances outside of our control. Should this occur, a hotel of a similar standard will be provided.

 

Reef Deluxe Wing Room at Shangri Las Fijian Resort & Spa

HOTEL DESCRIPTIONS

SHANGRI-LA’S FIJIAN RESORT & SPA, FIJI ISLANDS

Shangri-La’s Fijian Resort & Spa is located on the 109-acre private island of Yanuca, 60 kilometres from Nadi International Airport and is the only resort connected to the mainland island of Viti Levu by a causeway. The resort offers pure white sandy beaches and has a stunning blue lagoon.

Note: Some twin share rooms may have single beds.

Please note that the reef room category our group is the Reef Deluxe King/ Twin and they are on the first and top floor.  The ground floor rooms are a category higher i.e. Reef Grand Deluxe Rooms and rate is higher.


Hotel descriptions are taken from the hotel website and edited to suit our page.


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GETTING THERE

Arrive to: Nadi, Fiji 
Depart from: Nadi, Fiji

VISAS
You must hold a valid passport with a minimum of six 6 months validity from your return date to your home country.

Australian and New Zealand passport holders do not require a visa to enter Fiji.

HOTEL CHECK IN /CHECK OUT TIMES
Consider the hotel check in time on arrival and the hotel check out time on departure.

Check in: from 3pm
Check out: by 11am (late check out will accrue an additional charge)

Late check out can be requested but without payment cannot be guaranteed.

TRANSFERS
Included with our package are return transfers between Nadi airport and Shangri-La’s Fijian Resort & Spa, given that you book all your nights of stay with us as part of your package.

The transfer time between Nadi Airport to the resort is approximately 50-60 minutes.  On arrival, collect your luggage and then pass customs/passport control and enter the arrivals hall of the airport.  You then walk to the TTF (Tourist Transport Fiji) shop to announce yourself for your transfer service to the resort. The shop is on the right side of the airport arrivals hall. The transfers may be provided with other Fiji holiday makers not in our group or where we have a number of our group arriving on the same flight, it will be a private transfer service.

DETAILS

TRIP AVAILABILITY
If this trip seems right for you then we encourage you to book early and secure your place with a deposit.  Tour space is limited. Also, many services on this tour must be booked well in advance. To ensure your place, please check trip availability at your earliest convenience.

FELLOW TRAVELLERS 
You will enjoy this resort group experience with a maximum 60 solo travellers.
This resort experience is exclusively for solo travellers. It’s regular that resort groups can range from 14 to 55 travellers. It’s more common that the group size is between 24 – 35 people.

THE PACE  [1 out of 5]
The itinerary for this package is leisurely. There are many options to add in activities including sporting activities like golf to your stay or experiences outside of the resort such at EcoTrax and Sigatoka River safari (see FREE TIME Extras info for details)

Any request for special room arrangements such as a disabled room cannot be guaranteed and is on a request basis only.

Fit to Travel Holiday Requirements
Some activities may not be suitable for travellers with mobility issues and/or low fitness levels.  If unsure about your suitability for the trip please contact us to seek further advice.  For the River Safari and EcoTrax experiences, if you have below average fitness please check with our Travel Team about suitability for joining the excursions.

When you book your holiday with us you are required to answer some fitness questions. There may be requirements to have your doctor complete a Fit To Travel form based on your answers.

ABOUT THE MEALS   
It’s regular that our trips include welcome dinners and farewell dinners for our groups. In addition, we include other group dining experiences to ensure that everyone can enjoy the benefit of travelling and dining as a group.  There’s nothing better than to share a meal with new friends and discuss the day’s adventures.

This itinerary includes 5 dinners of high quality,  including fine dining, and a dinner with a Fijian show.   

GROUP COORDINATOR
This is a private group resort experience with a Group Coordinator. Your group coordinator is there to assist with group arrangements and to act as the liaison for all services.  The group coordinator services will commence from 5pm on day 1 until 11am on the final day.  Please note, they are not a tour guide.

TRANSPORT
Arrival and departure transfers are arranged as part of your group package given that you are transferring between The Shangri La’s Resort and Spa and you have arranged all your nights of stay with us as part of your package.

There is a sailing/cruise day out on the water and it includes an island stop.

LUGGAGE INFORMATION AND RESTRICTIONS
Porterage of your main luggage is included at the hotel on arrival and departure.

TRAVEL GUIDE QUICK FACTS
Visit our Travel Guide page on our website for destination information.

TRAVELLER REVIEWS

'This was my first trip with Encounter going on the Fiji Resort escape holiday. The whole trip was outstanding. I have found my "go to" holiday touring company. I seriously doubt I will book with any other touring company but Encounter. Eleven out of ten.'

Marg, 46 years, New South Wales

'My Fiji adventure met all my expectations and more! Encounter Travel provided a first class experience. I can't wait for my next holiday.'

Peter, 47 years, NSW

'A really well organised & perfectly paced holiday. An amazing bunch of people. Many friends made & memories that I will cherish forever.'

Tracey, 41 years, NSW
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