Crusoe’s Retreat Resort – Coral Coast 

Welcome to Crusoe’s Retreat – Fiji’s Best Kept Secret. Nestled amongst lush tropical gardens and fronting a palm-fringed sandy beach and stunning lagoon, Crusoe’s Retreat is a friendly, intimate, traditional Fiji Resort.  Featuring only 28 Fijian-inspired Bures, Crusoe’s Retreat truly embodies all that is wonderful about the Fiji Islands: world-famous hospitality, an unhurried pace, fresh island cuisine, lots of complimentary activities, and a Fiji Resort dedicated to local culture and traditions.  Crusoe’s Retreat truly is Fiji.

What sets Crusoe’s Retreat apart from all other Fiji Resorts is our unbeatable location. Hidden away, off the beaten track, on Fiji’s famous Coral Coast, Crusoe’s Retreat is an isolated, quiet, casual Fiji Resort, and is located directly next to a traditional Fijian Village.  Guests at Crusoe’s Retreat have the unique opportunity to visit and spend time with local Fijians, experiencing traditional Fijian village life firsthand, and discovering for themselves why Fijians are widely recognized as the friendliest people on earth. The lasting memories that our guests have of their stay at Crusoe’s Retreat is the time that they spend with our friendly local Fijian staff, as well as the time spent visiting our neighbouring village.  Crusoe’s Retreat features many complimentary resort activities, including Fijian cultural activities like Learn to Speak Fijian, Learn to Cook Fijian, traditional Fijian weaving, Sulu-tying, a weekly Meke (traditional Fiji village singing and dancing performance), kava ceremonies, and so much more. Whether you are visiting for a romantic Fiji Honeymoon, a fun and exciting Fiji Adventure, a Fiji Scuba Diving trip, a memorable Fiji Wedding, or simply a relaxing Fiji Holiday, Crusoe’s Retreat delivers a unique, culturally-rich Fiji Resort getaway.


 

Accommodation

Crusoe’s Retreat accommodation options include 28 Fiji-inspired Bures (bungalows), in four different categories. All of the Bures at Crusoe’s Retreat embrace the look and feel of Fiji, and all feature amazing views of the lush tropical gardens, sandy beach, and beautiful lagoon and ocean beyond.

The Bures at Crusoe’s Retreat all feature:

Bedroom and private sitting area, Covered verandah with comfortable furniture and amazing views, Full en-suite bathroom with double vanity and double shower, Ceiling Fan, Mini-refrigerator, Coffee & tea making facilities, In-room safe, Direct dial telephone.

ACCOMMODATION DESCRIPTION

SeaView Bures : These six Duplex Bures are ideal for couples or single travelers. The bures share a common wall (bathroom wall) but have private entries. These Bures feature one Queen size bed, a comfortable sitting area, ensuite bathroom, and a covered verandah with wonderful sweeping views of the resort, beach & ocean.
Deluxe Sea View Bures: These eleven Bures are free standing and are perfect for singles, couples or families. The bures have either one or two Queen beds or one Queen bed and two single beds, and an ensuite bathroom. The indoor sitting area opens to the covered verandah that features fantastic resort, beach and ocean views.
Sea Side Bures: These five individual thatched-roof Bures are set in the lush tropical gardens, close to the beach. These bright, airy and spacious bures feature either one or two Queen beds or one Queen and two single beds, and an ensuite bathroom. A comfortable sitting area opens to the covered verandah, looking out to the beach and the ocean.
Deluxe Sea Side Bures: These six beautiful traditional thatched-roofed Fijian Bures are situated close to the beach. The Bures feature soaring timber-beamed ceilings, polished local hardwood floors, rattan-lined walls, air conditioning, one King size bed, a comfortable sitting area, a large indoor ensuite bathroom that opens to an open-air, river-rock outdoor shower, and a spacious verandah with a large day bed and a private hammock. Exclusively for couples only.

 


 

Dining

Crusoe’s Retreat prides itself on presenting fresh, island cuisine in an unmatched tropical setting.

As you experience another breathtaking Fijian sunset, cocktail in hand, with your new friends at our thatched roof Pool Bar at Happy Hour, you realize you are in a very special place. Full Bar Service is available, with your yummy favorite tropical drinks, local beers on tap, imported beers and spirits, imported wines, and local favorites.

Dining at Crusoe’s Retreat is a special experience.  Soon, you will begin to measure your days by the sound of the Lali Drum, which signals the serving of meals at Crusoe’s Retreat.

Tropical Buffet Breakfast is included in our nightly room rates. Start your day off right with fresh fruit, coffee or tea, juice, freshly baked goods, cereals, toast and more. This tropical buffet is ready when you are.  In addition to the buffet, you are welcome to select from our optional and reasonably priced Cooked Breakfast menu, featuring some old time favorites along with some island specialties. Crusoe’s complimentary Tropical Breakfast is a great way to start yet another day in paradise.

Lunch is served either in our restaurant, or at a table on our expansive pool deck. Select from a variety of lunch options – and don’t forget to enjoy some of our special Happy Hour pricing on drinks from the bar!

Dinner is served in the restaurant after Happy Hour at the Pool Bar.  Select your meals from our a la carte menus, while several times per week, Crusoe’s offers buffet meals, including the popular Lovo Buffet, cooked in the traditional Fijian underground oven, featuring local specialties. This is a true taste of historic Fiji. Don’t miss our very popular Mongolian BBQ night – a guest favorite.

One of the advantages of traveling to a lush tropical island is the ability to dine on the freshest ingredients from both the earth and the sea, and Crusoe’s Retreat certainly delivers. Whether it is the fresh fruit served at the breakfast buffet, or the innovative fresh fish dishes, dining at Crusoe’s is a treat.

Meal Plan

For those guests seeking an inclusive package, Crusoe’s Retreat is proud to offer a Full Meal Plan.  Tropical Breakfast Buffet is included in your nightly rate.  Your Full Meal Plan includes a 1-course Lunch, afternoon tea and snacks, and either a 2-course or a Buffet Dinner.

Your Meal Plan at Crusoe’s Retreat includes options direct from our Daily Menus (no special or set menus).

  • Full Meal Plan          FJD$64 per person per day
  • Children (2-12)        FJD$32 per child per day
  • Children ages 2 and younger eat for FREE from the Kids Menu when dining with their parents


Activities

Enjoy a wide variety of Crusoe’s Retreat Activities, including an extensive list of Complimentary Resort Activities. Here at Crusoe’s Retreat, you can be as active, or laid-back, as you like.

Among the many complimentary activities include:
– Snorkeling in the lagoon
– Sea Kayaking
– Beach Volleyball (challenge the local villagers!)
– Tennis on the grass court
– FREE Discover Scuba session in the pool
– Guided Nature Walks
– Games Room including table tennis

In addition to the many resort activities, you can also get a true taste of Fijian culture by enjoying these traditional Fijian activities:
– Traditional Fijian weaving instruction
– Fijian Cooking Demonstrations
– Learn to speak Fijian
– Traditional Kava Ceremony
– Traditional Fijian Meke Performance
– Lovo Buffet Night (Cooking in traditional underground oven)

Crusoe’s Retreat has a PADI Scuba Dive Centre, operated by South Pacific Adventure Divers.  New to Scuba Diving?  Why not learn to dive in the safe, warm, tropical waters surrounding Crusoe’s Retreat.  Already an experienced diver?  Join our Dive Crew for some exciting dive sites nearby.

Optional Resort Tours and Excursions are offered at a nominal cost, including guided snorkeling trips, guided kayak trips, boat fishing, mangrove boat tours, and more. Please visit our Water Activities Centre for more information.

Crusoe’s Retreat features a full Tour Desk, on site at the resort.  You can book, confirm, and pay for any tour, activity and excursion at our Tour Desk.  Choose from a variety of excursions including Shopping Trips to Suva, Pacific Harbour, or Sigatoka; white water rafting; zip line tours; jungle safari tours; cave tours; jet boat tours; Sigatoka sand dunes; and so much more.

Whether you are visiting Crusoe’s Retreat for the many free resort activities, the great location from which to experience nearby adventures, or to simply sit back and relax on our sandy beach, Crusoe’s is sure to provide all that you need to enjoy a truly authentic Fijian holiday.


 

Coco’s Spa

Coco’s Spa at Crusoe’s Retreat uses Fiji’s locally produced skin & body care products from Organic Earth Fiji.  Experience for yourself the therapeutic powers and capture the Pacific way of restoring a youthful appearance, skin radiance & total rejuvenation. By creating a naturally based skin & body care range utilizing local marine and plant extracts, Coco’s Spa keeps the Fijian culture alive. Coco’s Spa offers the ultimate skin and body care product range, free from chemical preservatives. Proudly used and sold at Coco’s Spa are the Natural Products of Organic Earth Fiji.  These products are free from chemical preservatives, and these natural products include the lovely essences of Ylang Ylang and Frangipani, and the well-known benefits of Noni and Seaweed. Contract PVV for Rates


 

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