Opened in 1992 and with major additions in 1998/99, Sonaisali Island Resort Fiji is stylish in both design and execution. Native timbers, plantation shutters and Fijian architecture harmonise with modern interiors designed to please the most discerning guest. Green Globe 21 certified.
The Resort is situated 300 metres off the main island of Viti Levu and only 25 minutes drive from Nadi International Airport. Access to the 105 acre, palm-fringed private island is gained 24 hours per day via complimentary motor launch across a sheltered lagoon.
Comprises 123 rooms - 32 Beachfront Hotel Rooms and 46 Beachfront Spas Bures, 42 Oceanview Bures or 3 Beachfront Family Fijian thatched Bures on a 105 acre private island. All accommodation features spacious interiors, air conditioning (Beachfront Family Bures, second bedroom only), ceiling fans, hair dryers, choice of king or queen beds, fully stocked mini bar, Television, tea/coffee making and ironing facilities. Bures include full European bathrooms. Additional beds are available on request.
Dining & Entertainment
Sonaisali’s outstanding cuisine reflects the best of Asia/Pacific, Indian and European influences. The alfresco Rockpool and Sunset Terrace Restaurants are all-day casual, while the new air-conditioned Plantation Fine Dining Restaurant adds yet another dimension to the resort’s superior cuisine. 24 Hour Room Service.
The Sunset Bar and swim-up, walk-up Poolside Bar are open from morning until close. The new Zero Bar is secluded and has the latest sound equipment.
Sonaisali Management and Staff are dedicated to your total relaxation, enjoyment and service. The many activities available on the island include swimming, day/night tennis, windsurfing, hobycat sailing, canoeing, water skiing, volleyball, horse-riding, hand-line and sports fishing. Daily snorkeling trips are arranged to the outer reef. All non- motorised water sports are complimentary and instruction is provided if required. Fiji’s first and only Paintball game.
Fiji enjoys a reputation for being one of the top five dive sites in the world. Here is your chance to explore this fascinating underwater realm. Diving trips operate daily directly from the Resort Marina - with 25 spectacular dive sites, including wreck and cave dives, drop offs and walls, located just 20 minutes away via Resort Dive Boat. Full PADI Certificate, beginners to advanced, conducted by the Resort’s own highly qualified instructors.
Sonaisali Island Resort is a gateway to the pristine waters of the world famous Mamanuca Island Group and is therefore a unique springboard from which divers can launch off and experience some of the world’s best SCUBA diving, direct from our own floating Marina.
Marriage by a Fijian Minister or Marriage Celebrant is legally binding. Photographer, flowers, bouquet, candlelit dinner and cake are included in a variety of inexpensive, romantic wedding packages.
Sonaisali Resort is the perfect spot to celebrate a birthday, wedding anniversary or other special occasion.
Groups & Conferences
Sonaisali Island Resort can easily cater for conferences of up to 80 people in the Gallery Conference Room. Full audio-visual equipment is available, and there’s the added allure of staying at a South Pacific Island paradise when the day’s business is done.
Smaller meetings, such as a partner’s meeting, can be held in one of the traditional Fijian bures, a stylish and spacious venue with a unique atmosphere. Daytime drinks and snacks or sunset cocktails complete with canapés can be arranged at poolside, beach or on the verandah of the bure - the ultimate tension unwind.