Coastal Basecamp

Jean-Michel Cousteau

Vanua Levu, Fiji

Prices From: $669 - $865

The award-winning, five-star Jean-Michel Cousteau Fiji Islands Resort is one of the most renowned vacation destinations in the South Pacific. Located on the island of Vanua Levu on 17 acres of a coconut plantation, the accommodations overlook the peaceful waters of Savusavu Bay.

The acclaimed resort is an international favorite for romance, honeymoons and weddings; scuba diving; and families, who want to combine heavenly surroundings and exceptional dining with an unsurpassed range of eco-friendly activities. Jean-Michel Cousteau Fiji Islands resort is the only resort that employs a full-time marine biologist to help visitors appreciate the underwater world of Fiji.

No other Fiji Island resort combines relaxation and indulgence with an unsurpassed range of eco-friendly activities when guests are ready to pick up the pace.

The Resort has been presented the following awards:- Global Sustainable Tourism Award - ISLANDS magazine, December 2007- Fiji's Leading Boutique Resort - World Travel Awards, 2007 - Fiji's Leading Suite - World Travel Awards, 2007 - #1 World's Top 10 Environmentally-Friendly Accommodation - Trip Advisor, 2007 - #1 Resort in Fiji - Condé Nast Traveler, 2006 - #1 - Resorts and Lodges - Worldwide - Condé Nast Traveler Green List, 2005

Location

Region: Pacific Islands

Nearest Airport: SUV

Address:
PO BOX SAVUSAVU
Vanua Levu
Fiji

Amenities/Activities

All Meals All Meals

Day Tours Day Tours

Ecologically Responsible Ecologically Responsible

Hiking Trekking Hiking Trekking

Scuba Scuba

Wildlife Wildlife

Fishing Fishing

Family Friendly Family Friendly

General Information

Rates are per couple, based on double occupancy and subject to change without notice. A single supplement is available.

Check-in time: 2:00pm
Check-out time: 11:00am

Child Policy: Children are welcome year-round in Oceanfront Suite, Oceanfront, Gardenview and 2-Bedroom Oceanfront bures. Children are not accommodated in Point Reef or Honeymoon Point Reef Spa bures except for April 1 ? 27, 2008; June 7 ? August 31, 2008; September 13 ? October 19, 2008; and December 6, 2008 ? January 31, 2009.

Point Reef bures do not have child-proof balconies for children under age 3. The Villa will accommodate children age 6 and older all year round. Children under 6 years are accommodated on a request basis only. Please contact our Reservations Office for authorization.

The resort has four swimming pools: (1) The oceanfront horizon-edge Serenity Pool is designated for adults only and teenagers 13 years and older, (2) the Family Pool with water slide is located alongside the Bula Club and caters to both adults and children, (3) the Bula Club Pool, located within the Bula Club area, is dedicated for children age 5 and younger, and (4) the Water Mushroom Toddlers Pool is for very young children.

Please note there are no infant rates: Children?s rates apply from 0-12 years inclusive.

Third Person charges:
The first two children age 12 and under in any bure are always FREE at the resort. The 3rd child 12 and under in any bure is US$90 per night.

Extra persons age 13 and above are an additional US$180 per night.

Rates include: All meals, non-alcoholic bottled beverages, and ground transfers to and from Savusavu Airport. Daily meals feature a full cooked or continental breakfast with fresh-baked pastries, tropical fruits, fresh seafood or eggs any style. For lunch and dinner, a daily table d'hote menu offers international cuisine selections and a healthy, vegetarian option.

Rates exclude:

Mixed Beverages: There is a fee for alcoholic and specialty drinks (e.g. espresso, blended drinks).
Child care: Our complimentary Bula Club provides a private nanny for children under 5 years, and a 1-to-4 ratio of caregivers for children over 5 years, from 8:00 am to 9:00 pm. Service at other times is available for U.S. $5 per hour (2 hour minimum.)
Massage & Spa Services: The resort offers the most comprehensive massage and spa services in the South Pacific. Prices range from U.S. $65-$125.
VAT Tax: All rates and charges are subject to a Fiji Government Tax (17.5% as of April 1, 2008), frequently referred to as "VAT" (Value Added Tax). This tax is not included in prices and will be added to all room rates and other charges.
Length of Stay: The minimum stay at the resort is 3 nights, except for December 20, 2008 to January 4, 2009, when the minimum stay is 7 nights.

Cancellation Policies

The initial $600 deposit is nonrefundable. Cancellations made 45-15 days prior to arrival will receive 50% of the balance paid. Cancellations made less than 15 days before arrival, no-shows, and early departures will receive no refund.