"2002 Winner, Fiji Excellence in Tourism Award for Quality Accommodation".
The first guests to this location in Fiji arrived 3,500 years ago and liked the place so much, they stayed . . .
According to local legend, the first Fijians arrived around 1500 BC, landing on the beach at First Landing Resort. Today, you can rediscover this intimate and unique Pacific Paradise where a warm Fijian welcome awaits you.
First Landing Resort is a small, owner-operated resort featuring one of the South Pacific’s premier restaurants. It prides itself on personal attention to guests, and the genuine hospitality of the staff to ensure your stay is a memorable one.
First Landing Resort is the perfect location for a destination stay in Fiji, or in combination with an outer island resort or cruise.
Come down and learn about the fascinating history, culture and natural heritage of this special place called FIRST LANDING RESORT.
The resort is nestled amidst magnificent tropical gardens, majestic palms and massive rain trees, just 15 minutes by road from Nadi Airport - and blessed with the only white sand beach in the Nadi area. The beach faces due west, giving breathtaking sunsets across the nearby islands.
With just 39 spacious cottages you’ll never feel crowded ... and the luxurious 2 bedroom Beach & Garden Villas are ideal for families or couples travelling together
First Landing Resort has an all- timber "plantation style" cottage theme. We took a local design used in outer island and rainforest villages, and modified it to enhance the subtle elegance.
All bures (cottages) are superbly appointed with high ceilings, polished hardwood floors, designer furnishings and a private, screened verandah.
The 18 Beachfront Spa Bures command spectacular, expansive views across the ocean and nearby islands. They have a private spa bath in the bathroom with views over the water.
The 14 Garden Bures have a tropical garden setting overlooking the main swimming pool.
All cottages feature :
Air conditioning ~ Ceiling fans ~ Tea & coffee making facilities ~ Coffee Percolator ~ Bar Fridge ~ Hair Dryer ~ ISD Telephone ~ Daily Servicing ~ Beach Towels... and definitely NO television!
Bedding is 1 King bed or 2 single beds. Baby cots are available on requests at no extra cost.
LUXURY awaits with their 3 new 2-bedroom Garden Villas and their 2-bedroom Beach Villa.
All Villas have their own private plunge pool, spa and BBQ area. There are 2 betrooms, each with an ensuite and spa, fully equipped kitchen, expansive indoor/outdoor living area with Cable TV, CD Rom, DVD and all up-to-date conveniences.
Dining & Entertainment
First Landing has one of the South Pacific’s best restaurants, winning Gold & Silver Medals at the annual chefs competition. The essential ingredients of great food are combined with the friendliest staff and a fantastic ambience, with its unique beachfront setting. Timber decks and coral platforms are set amidst swaying palms, overlooking the ocean and gardens.
The restaurant is not only popular with guests, but also with locals, visiting yachts and guests from other hotels in the Nadi area.
The great team of chefs create local and international dishes to suit any palate. The extensive menu features fresh lobster and seafood as well as great steaks and exotic local dishes, using an array of fresh, local produce. Delicious pizzas are cooked in a truly unique South Pacific wood oven.
The tempting menus have a wide range of local and international dishes with a strong focus on seafood.
The resort offers a nice selection of New Zealand and Australian wines. Its great setting makes their ’Cocktails in Paradise’ just that much better. And don’t forget to try the local brew - Fiji Bitter Beer or Fiji Gold.
The resort’s large fresh water swimming pool is one of the best in Fiji, with banana and pawpaw trees growing around the edges, a waterfall and interesting tile mosaics.
Adjacent to First Landing Resort is Vuda Point Yacht Marina where there are many local and overseas yachts. In addition, there is a general store and yacht club at the Marina.
You can do as much, or as little, as you please.
Paddle on a kayak or canoe .... Explore the reef ... Stroll along the beach .... Beachcomb for shells ...
Enjoy an aromatherapy back or body massage ...
Snooze in a hammock ... Browse through the gift shop & boutique ....
Your stay can be as relaxing or as busy as you like with a host of activities that we can arrange for you. There are many half and full day trips, all close to First Landing. These include ~ Day cruises to deserted and resort islands ~ Scuba diving to beautiful coral reefs, nearby wrecks and shark feeding dive ~ Fishing and Sailing charters ~ Treks to rainforest and nature reserve parks which are owned and operated by local villages ~ Visit the nearby chiefly village of Viseisei, legendary first settlement in Fiji ~ Shopping trips to nearby Lautoka and Nadi ~ Nearby world-class Golf and Tennis facilities ~ Visits to orchid farms, pottery villages, historical and eco sights, bird parks ~ Jet boat rides ~ Cultural performances - Firewalking and Fijian Meke entertainment ~ Car rental for exploring on your own ~ and even Helicopter and Seaplane sightseeing !!
Let the resort arrange your wedding in paradise! On the beach at Vuda Point, surrounded by massive raintrees and coconut palms, their Wedding Deck has a spectacular backdrop of the Mamanuca Islands, which befits a sunset ceremony at historic First Landing. VIEW DETAILS of the WEDDING PACKAGES by clicking the Instant Quote link on this page.