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Join this health and wellness retreat at Vanua Levu Island in the Fiji Islands. This retreat is designed to help you reconnect to your best self, embrace life in the present, and improve your health and wellness goals. You will truly adopt the authentic simplicity of the Fijian culture and reset your internal clock to a slower pace of life. You will return home feeling refreshed invigorated, inspired, and with a deep sense of connection to the world around you.
The maximum participants in the group is 14.
During this retreat, you will be staying in a comfortable shared garden bure at Koro Sun Resort. The 51 bures are spacious, individually appointed dcor, and fully air-conditioned.
The garden bures are surrounded by lush tropical gardens with a white picket fenced veranda. These bures are spacious with one king bed, a bamboo canopy frame, air conditioned, palm wood furniture, and a complete shower with romantic stone. The bure includes a private walled courtyard in the back and is perfect for a couple.
The two bedroom bures are perfect for a family, two couples, or two singles sharing. Each bure has two king-size beds and living room appointed with tropical furnishings. Additionally there is a full sized day bed for lounging or for an extra person. The bathroom has an indoor tile shower and an outdoor stone shower. The bure has a screened porch sitting area looking over the gardens.
During this retreat, you will enjoy a coconut tree of life workshop, a Fijian cooking class, Stand-up-paddle and kayak excursions, a traditional Kava ceremony, a beach bonfire night, and many fun excursions.
The retreat will incorporate daily workouts for all levels, breathing techniques for invigoration and stress relief, plus open discussions about health, wellness, nutrition, and fitness.
Vanua Levu is a 160-acre, unspoiled paradise - Fiji's second largest island. The area of Savusavu is known for its pristine reefs offering some of the finest world class diving. In Fiji, although English is the official spoken language, almost everyone is bilingual. Both, Fijian and Hindu languages are widely spoken. Vanua Levu is a 160-acre, unspoiled beach and Fijis second largest island. The island of Savusavu is known for its pristine reefs offering some of the finest world class diving. Aside from boutique resorts, tours, and the mellow lifestyle of locals, Savusavu remains largely untouched.
The Koro Sun Resort is located where the rainforest meets the reef. The beautiful tropical setting lends itself to both water sports and land based activities with beaches nearby. The newly opened edge water beach club offers a sandy beach area right at the waters edge with access to both the ocean and the pool. Additionally, the waterfront has two day beds, perfect for lounging or taking an afternoon nap. This is not a long stretch of white sandy beach, however a great place to get in the water or relax. If you are feeling more adventurous, you can head out to the lagoon from the beach to see some of the beautiful soft corals. The location of Koro Sun offers two beaches perfect for private picnics within five minutes of the resort.
During this retreat you will be served three gourmet fresh meals daily with vegetarian options. Koro Sun has two restaurants for you to enjoy during your retreat. The Matakau Restaurant is the primary dining outlet within the central clubhouse of the resort. Matakau offers a fresh selection of locally sourced and regionally inspired cuisine. Breakfast starts with an array of fresh fruits, cereals, and warm bakery basket.
You can choose to have a hot breakfast made to order such as coconut battered French toast or a farm fresh eggs prepared to your liking. Your meals are prepared with the freshest ingredients from the organic gardens on the resort plantation with Pacific Rim style of cuisine offered throughout the restaurants. Lunch and dinner options include choice of entree, main, and desserts with meal selections for both vegetarians, vegans, and gluten allergies as well.
At Koro Sun Resort, the large majority of the fruits, vegetables, and root crops are grown and picked fresh from the resort gardens daily. This products are used daily by the chefs, who enjoy offering the finest in fresh organic foods. A selection of tropical fruits such as papayas, bananas, lemon, limes, passion fruit, coconuts, and breadfruit are available throughout the year. Avocados, pineapples, mangoes, and kavika (local pears) are seasonal fruits that can be found all-year round.
Koro Sun resort has many activities and excursions that you may enjoy for an additional cost during your free time from the nearby saltwater caves just a short kayak away to the stunning Vuodomo waterfall and village visit. Create your own adventure experience like kayaking up the salt river, trekking through our rainforest trails, paddle boarding the lagoon, biking the Hibiscus coastal road, or enjoying the culture at the nearby Savusavu town.
Namena is a certified scuba diving operation located in the Koro Sun Resort marina with a fully equipped dive shop and incredible fleet of dive boats. The experienced staff will be able to provide introductory instruction, full open water, advanced open water, rescue diver, emergency first response, dive master, and specialty certifications.
You may ask at the front desk to take a look at the movie collection and enjoy them in one of the comfortable arm chairs. Take a look at the board games located in the cupboard within the lounge area and play a round of Monopoly or Risk. Books are also available and located together with the board games. Feel free to take them to the pool or to your room.
Bocce ball is an ancient local game, whose modern adaptation most closely resembles to bowling, requires skill, strategy, and just a little luck. Bocce ball is a great game to play outside on a beautiful day.
Enjoy complimentary golf clubs and a round of rainforest golf. Koro Sun offers a fun and challenging course to play, while enjoying the lush resort grounds and surroundings. The course is nine holes or played backwards, can be 18.
Croquet is a lawn game, played both as a recreational pastime and as a competitive sport. It involves hitting plastic or wooden balls with a mallet through hoops, often called wickets, embedded into the grass playing court.
Horse shoes is an outdoor game played between two people or two teams of two people, using four horseshoes and two throwing targets or stakes, set in a sandbox area. The game is played by the players alternating turns tossing horseshoes at stakes in the ground, which are traditionally placed 40 feet apart. Modern games use a more stylized shaped bar, about twice the size of an actual horseshoe.
Enjoy a game of tennis on one of the two tennis courts.
Ladder toss is a lawn game played by throwing, two balls connected by a string onto a ladder.
Stand up paddle boards are offered for you to explore the Koro lagoon easily from the water. It is easy to learn and has become a very hot sport in recent years. Since the lagoon is protected is an ideal location to give this fun new sport a try.
The boutique is conveniently located at the central clubhouse and is open daily for guests. The boutique offers locally made handicrafts art and other items you may wish to purchase for gifts and keepsakes.
The banana leaf body wrap uses natural botanicals that penetrates vital minerals and nutrients into the skin. It helps center the body after jet lag or stress, leaving you feeling balanced and renewed. The cost for this massage is 200 FJD for 90 minutes or 250 FJD for 120 minutes.
Fiji facial therapy, cleanses, exfoliates, tones, moisturizes, and nourishes the face. This treatment uses the purest of ingredients and essential oils. The cost for this massage is 110 FJD for 60 minutes or 200 FJD for 60 minutes with a massage included.
The papaya enzyme facial has mild exfoliating properties, the natural enzyme papain softens and revitalizes the skin causing to appear less noticeable. The cost for this massage is 95 FJD for 60 minutes or 190 FJD for 60 minutes with a massage included.
The rainforest foot massage is a fantastic foot soak with citrus bath followed by an exfoliating seaweed scrub, rinse, and acupressure foot massage with coconut oil polish with tea tree or peppermint. The cost for this massage is 75 FJD for 30 minutes
Sensational scrubs are luxurious body polishes, cleansing and exfoliating your skin, leaving you smooth and silky. Feel revitalized and refreshed with sugar scrub. The cost for this massage is 95 FJD for 30 minutes or 200 FJD for 30 minutes with a massage included.
This relaxing massage is a sun retreat for your skin that heals conditions, soothes, and nourishes. Using fresh ingredients cream which are applied to the body followed by a banana leaf wrap. The body is then rinsed, followed with a coconut oil polish, which completes this soothing therapy. The cost for this massage is 95 FJD for 30 minutes or 200 FJD for 30 minutes with a massage included.
The rainforest massage integrates Fijian techniques with Western expertise to give your body the attention it needs. This massage can provide deep relaxation, rejuvenation, and healing. The cost for this massage is 130 FJD for 60 minutes or 195 FJD for 90 minutes.
The ultimate massage is a simultaneous massage performed by two therapists in flowing harmony and synchronicity. The cost for this massage is 195 FJD for 60 minutes or 260 FJD for 90 minutes.
Flights depart daily from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Nadi International Airport (NAN) with an inter-island flight connection to Savusavu Domestic Airport (SVU) where January Wellness will pick you up. The pick-up is included in the price.