Fiji with kids - barefoot style

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Duration (in days): 7

From: Nadi

To: Nadi



Exc. International flights (per person based on 2 adults, 2 children) 
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Discover Fiji beyond the resorts with this ‘barefoot’ itinerary taking you to small locally owned properties that focus on the stunning surroundings and have their own natural charm. The whole family will love the experience of getting closer to Fiji’s natural beauty, staying on both the Coral Coast surrounded by lush tropical gardens and in an eco-resort with all the home comforts on a remote Yasawan island you will get to see a special part of Fiji that many miss out on.

Begin with 3 nights on the popular Coral Coast of mainland Fiji, in a relaxing 12-acre resort located right on the coast. The simple huts are set amidst tropical gardens and with a pool and daily activities on site there is plenty to keep the whole family entertained. You’ll never want to leave!

Next, you’ll make your way to the Yasawa Island chain. Your island resort is fringed by a magnificent coral reef so you can look forward to an endless choice of water-based activities, plus beautiful beaches. The friendly staff here will be more than willing to take you to their village so you’ll have a unique opportunity to meet the locals and get a glimpse of authentic Fijian village life.

This itinerary can be tailored to suit your requirements please contact one of our consultants to start planning your dream trip.



  • Join in with a traditional kava-drinking ceremony
  • Take part in Fijian cooking lessons or basket-making lessons
  • Get a glimpse into traditional Fijian life with a visit to a local village
  • Snorkel right over the coral reef and spot the tropical fish
  • Take to the seas on a guided kayaking adventure
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Itinerary in brief:

  • 3 nights Coral Coast
  • 3 nights Waylailai Island, Yasawa Islands


Day 1: Arrive Nadi

Upon arrival into Nadi Airport you’ll be greeted with a traditional Fijian flower ‘lei’ and taken to the lounge for a cool drink before making the journey down the Coral Coast to your first stop.

Once you arrive at Mango Bay Resort, check in and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

Days 2 & 3: Coral Coast

Spend the next couple of days relaxing in the tropical gardens or on the beach, playing in the pool or taking advantage of the activities on offer. Your kids will never be bored, allowing you to relax or join in with the fun!

Day 4: Coral Coast to Wayalailai

Your private transfer will collect you today and take you to the port at Denerau for your boat to Barefoot Kuata Resort on Wayalailai Island in the Yasawa Islands.

An unspoiled beach greets you as you arrive at this little slice of paradise. This small resort comprises rustic, ensuite bures situated in tropical gardens complete with shaded hammocks.

Days 5 & 6: Waylailai

With 2 full days to enjoy this eco-retreat, be sure to make the most of your complimentary snorkel gear and get out onto the reef to spot the tropical fish. You could also visit the nearby village to meet the locals or get involved with one of the conservations programmes running on the island.

Day 7: Depart Wayalailai Island

You’ll be collected this morning for your boat transfer back to the mainland and Nadi Airport to continue your onward travels.



Fiji’s wet season is from November to April with the heaviest rains and highest humidity from December to mid-April. The Dry season goes from May to October with low rainfall, low humidity, milder temperatures and less extreme weather. Peak season in Fiji includes December, January and June, July coinciding with Australian and New Zealand school holidays – prices will peak during these times.

This itinerary is purely a suggestion, and can be tailor-made to your requirements, so please contact us with your dates and requests and we’ll put together a bespoke quotation for you.              

What's included: 

  • Meet and greet with traditional ‘lei’ necklace
  • Transfers throughout
  • 6 nights’ accommodation
  • Continental breakfast at Mango Bay Resort


Not included: 

  • International flights
  • Any meals not mentioned
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities


6 nights in 3* boutique style accommodation.

Hotels in this standard include:

  • Mango Bay Resort, Coral Coast

  • Barefoot Kuata, Wayalailai Island


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