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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 4 September 2013

The staff truly made the difference for this resort. I've never met such lovely people who immediately remembered our names and went out of their way to make sure the room and or meals were to our liking. The room was very nice and comfortable. The dive staff was wonderful as well and took good care of me getting in...

1Thank Sandra L
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 August 2013

We stayed at the Garden Island Resort from the 12th to 17th August (six nights). Both myself and my partner have travelled around the world and stayed in many places. Garden Island Resort has been our favourite to date! It felt like we gained a new family. Claudia the resort manager was amazing. She welcomed us with open arms and...

2Thank Gemma B
CHI_Intl, Public Relations Manager at Garden Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and on behalf of Claudia and the Garden Island team it was a pleasure to have you both stay with us and we're glad you had such an enjoyable stay. We'll always be your tropical island home away from home, and we look forward to welcoming you back soon, perhaps to do your advanced diving...

Mesa, Arizona
Reviewed 14 August 2013

We were part of a group (24) who booked this dive resort a year in advance. In that time the management changed and while we had, for the most part, a very good time, it seemed that we were being nickled and dimed to death! The package was to be "all inclusive" yet, the night dive that was scheduled, suddendly...

1Thank Jo D
CHI_Intl, Public Relations Manager at Garden Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write such a thorough review, and we're glad to hear you enjoyed the warm Fijian hospitality. Regarding the costings, please note that some of the activities were not included in the dive package for your group and therefore additional costs would be incurred. We do have a 30minute massage available at our spa, and...

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 8 August 2013

Our stay at Garden Island Resort was very pleasant and enjoyable. There weren't too many guests during our stay but the staff were quite attentive and the management was always on site to ask how we were doing. Our room was just beautiful and the view was fantastic. The food was good although a bit pricey.

Thank Mishthi C
Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed 4 August 2013

The +: - excellent management of the resort (attention to details, guests are nicely welcome, etc) - excellent dives nearby and good dive center - rooms are clean, comfortable and nicely decorated. - quality of sleep is incredibly good (excellent beds) - meals and drinks are good - the view on the sea - well maintained swimming pool and garden...

Long Island, New York
Reviewed 18 July 2013

We were on our honeymoon and were staying at another resort-overly priced and not what we expected! It did not have the at home feeling, that we had the instant that we arrived to Garden Island Resort! Our journey dropped us off to Garden Island Resort by pure coincidence....and we are truly grateful! With the manager Claudia making sure we...

1Thank LaVidaMia
CHI_Intl, Public Relations Manager at Garden Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and congratulations, we're happy to have been part of making your honeymoon even more special! We look forward to welcoming you both back soon, perhaps for one of your anniversaries!

Reviewed 26 June 2013

Garden Island Resort is located only 5 minutes from the Rainbow Reef and that is traveling in a large dive boat. You suit up on shore; take the little boat to the dive boat where your equipment is waiting. By the time you get the weights in your BCD and de-fogger on your mask, you are at the dive site....

1Thank Olddiver36
San Diego, California, United States
Reviewed 14 May 2013

As part of my visit to several resorts in Fiji in April, I had the chance to stop at Garden Island in Taveuni. Not a scheduled stop but one that I wanted to see. There had been a lot of changes there and I wanted to see them first hand. Please note, I did not stay there, dive there, or...

3Thank Warren S
Reviewed 22 April 2013

There may be wonderful cottages right on the ocean and beautiful expensive rooms on the island of Taveuni that make you feel tropical but if you’re looking for the most comfortable room the Garden Island cannot be beat. Beautiful King size beds with wonderful pillows all imported sheets that make you feel comfy wonderful and cozy. The room can also...

5Thank lovelyisle
Los Angeles, California, United States
Reviewed 8 April 2013

I stayed at Garden Island over spring break and loved every moment of it. The resort itself is beautiful and spotlessly clean, the rooms are homey and comfortable, and I got to wake every morning to a beautiful ocean sunrise. The resort is right on the beach and you can easily swim or snorkel in the clear water. Garden Island's...

1Thank Molly Q

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Wake up to beautiful panoramic views of the ocean and be lulled to sleep by the sound of the waves at award-wining Garden Island Resort on Taveuni, Fiji. With world class dive sites only moments away, and a coastal 9-hole golf course at your pleasure, there are a bevy of recreational pursuits to be enjoyed including coastal walks, bird watching, hiking, natural waterfalls and horse riding to name a few. Comprising of 15 Ocean front suites with a private patio, and 15 Ocean view rooms fully refurbished with private balconies, each room offers a private space for luxurious comfort and personalised service making Garden Island Resort your home away from home. Garden Island Resort is a PADI 5 Star Dive Resort with a fully equipped dive centre on site with professional and friendly dive crew offering PADI courses, and nitrox for advanced divers. Only 15 minutes away from the Rainbow Reef and over 20 dive sites, you are only moments away from world class diving and amazing soft coral. ... more   less 

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Address: Waiyevo | Waiyevo, Taveuni Island, Fiji
Region: Fiji > Taveuni Island
Price Range: $200 - $315 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Garden Island Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Garden Island Hotel Taveuni Island
Garden Island Taveuni
Garden Island Resort Fiji/Taveuni Island
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#4 Top resorts Hotel in Taveuni Island
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“Very nice view of the ocean for all rooms”
 of 5 bubbles ketsamayr2016, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have an ocean view”
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“Spa Suites no longer have Spas, save the money and book the lower rate room”
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“First floor best”
 of 5 bubbles drrobtk, 25 May 2016 | Read review
“We were in 102, ground floor with access directly out to the ocean front.”
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