Welcome Home at Malolo Island Resort, Fiji

 

Bula! I love to visit Fiji. I am always excited to visit the friendly islands again and to fly on Fiji Airways. Make sure to watch my video about the brand new Fiji Airways Premier lounge in Nadi, Fiji.

Fiji Islands 2019

I left Los Angeles at 11pm and arrived the following morning in Nadi and had the entire day to explore at Malolo Island.

Video: Fly to Fiji on Fiji Airways Stay at Malolo Island Resort

Rosie Holidays took me from the airport to the jetty so I could travel by private boat with Mamanuca Express to Malolo Island Resort.  Sunrise at the pier was beautiful and the waters were very calm for my beautiful ride to the Mamanuca Islands.

Where to Stay in Fiji? Malolo Island Resort

When you arrive at Malolo Island Resort, you are welcomed home with song and brought to a large bure for a welcome drink and then escorted to your lovely home away from home. Your entire family can relax and detox from technology at this 100% Fijian owned paradise.

What is there to do at Malolo Island Resort?
Have a magical massage among the trees at Leilani’s Spa, scuba dive with Subsurface Fiji, paddleboard, kayak or read in a hammock with an incredible view. There is an adults only pool and restaurant. Watch my video about our island tour and see my visit to the sister resort for adults only, Likuliku Lagoon Resort.

Your kids will love Tia’s Treehouse where they will learn about the culture, language and the Fijian Crested Iguana. They can participate in a meke (dance) and they have their own pool. 

VIDEO: Where to Stay in Fiji? Malolo Island Resort

I loved my villa which was close to the water with beautiful views. Eat at the Beach Bar or in the Treehouse but whatever you choose you will be sure to relax!

Thank you to Subsurface Fiji for a great afternoon dive! They came right to Malolo Island Resort to pick me up! We saw so many creatures and it was great to be underwater diving!

VIDEO: Scuba Dive in Fiji with Subsurface, Malolo Island

What to do at Malolo Island Resort?
Join me on a Village Visit in Fiji where you will experience how the indigenous land owners live at the local villages of Yaro and Solevu by taking the “Shell Village Tour.” Solevu is also the home of the Paramount Chief of the Mamanuca Islands.

VIDEO: What to do at Malolo Island Resort? Join me on a Village Visit in Fiji

Or why not experience a traditional Fijian church service available to guests each Sunday. Fiji is a multi-religious country represented by all major religions. The majority of Fijians are Christians and on Malolo Island there is a Methodist service each Sunday at Yaro Village where the highlight is to experience the exquisite voices of the local Fijian choir.

Do you want to go Island Hopping? It is gorgeous and you can see Monuriki where Cast Away was filmed!
I was told: “the best time to be on the water is in the early morning before the wind picks up and it is certainly the best time for an early morning island hopping trip.!”

ON THE ISLAND TOUR: “We take you past Castaway Island, Mana Island, Matamanoa Island and finally MonuRiki Island where we stop for a swim, snorkel and walk along the beach. MonuRiki Island is one of the most stunningly beautiful islands in the Mamanucas and is where the famous “Cast Away” movie with Tom Hanks was filmed. The trip then heads north around Monu Island, west round the top of Yanuya Island, past Tokoriki Island before turning south for the return trip past Tavua Island and finally stopping at Mana Sand Bank for another swim and snorkel, before heading back for a late breakfast at the resort.”

Watch all of my videos from my Fijian Adventure: Click here! Look for Part 2 & 3 from my trip to learn about Likuliku Lagoon Resort.

Lisa Ellen Niver

Lisa Ellen Niver, M.A. Education, is a television host, travel journalist as well as a passionate artist, educator and writer who has explored 101 countries, 6 continents and sailed on cruise ships for seven years on the high seas and backpacked for three years in Asia. She is the founder of We Said Go Travel which was read in 212 countries in 2018 and named #3 on the top 1000 Travel Blog and the top female travel blogger 3 times in 2019. Find her talking travel at KTLA TV and in her We Said Go Travel videos with over one million views on her YouTube channel. She has hosted Facebook Live for USA Today 10best, is verified on both Twitter and Facebook, has over 150,000 followers across social media and ran fifteen travel competitions publishing over 2500 writers and photographers from 75 countries. She has been a finalist for six Southern California Journalism Awards in the past three years and won an award for her Jewish Journal article. Niver has written for AARP, American Airways, Delta Sky, En Route (Air Canada), Hemispheres (United Airlines), Jewish Journal, Luxury Magazine, Ms. Magazine, Myanmar Times, National Geographic, POPSUGAR, Robb Report, Saturday Evening Post, Scuba Diver Life, Sierra Club, Ski Utah, Smithsonian, Trivago, USA Today 10best, Wharton Magazine and Yahoo. She is writing a book, “Brave Rebel: 50 Scary Challenges Before 50,” about her most recent travels and challenges. Look for her underwater SCUBA diving, in her art studio making ceramics or helping people find their next dream trip. http://lisaniver.com/one-page/

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