Escape to an isolated spot in the Fiji Islands that is breathtakingly beautiful, serenely quite, private, personal, relaxing and most of all non-commercial. Adventure, Romance, Organic food. A place that is Eco accountable. Search no more. Palmlea Lodge and Villas (Bures.)Fiji’s first eco agri-tourism resort hotel overlooking the Great Sea Reef & 180km long lagoon.
18 minutes from Labasa Airport on Vanua Levu Island.
Palmlea Lodge and Villas was featured on CNN.com in September 2011. Resort is limited to 12 guests and is strategically located for exploring Vanua Levu Island. We offer environmental and organic themes. The Villas (Bures) are surrounded by the bounty of our own organic gardens. From your cool verandah you can admire beautiful tropical fruit trees enjoy the swaying of the coconut palms and listen to bird songs from our oceanfront mangrove sanctuary. Our deluxe Villas (Bures) come with queen or king-sized beds, private bath, fan, fully screened and a shaded verandah with ocean view . Stroll down to our dock or laze around the 25 metre lap pool and take a dip or sun yourself, explore the shoreline by kayak. An alternative to escape the crowd
Big enough for service, amenities and fine food.
Small enough for peace, privacy and tranquility
It is Remote and Unspoiled.
Palmlea Farms is a small family atmosphere with close connection to the planet and the cultures of Fiji.
Palmlea Lodge & Villas is complimented by Palmlea Farms which supports a diverse whole earth sustainable program combining tourism and agriculture. Eco-green permaculture, Organic growers, Bee keepers and Boer goat Breeders the world’s largest meat goats. We are not perfect, but we practice conservation and preservation of the natural surroundings. We use solar energy, utilization of grey water and endeavor to help reduce unavoidable greenhouse gas emissions to become carbon neutral.
Room typesThe Villas (Bures) are surrounded by the bounty of our own organic gardens. From your cool verandah you can admire beautiful tropical fruit trees enjoy the swaying of the coconut palms and listen to bird songs from our oceanfront mangrove sanctuary. Our deluxe Villas (Bures) come with queen or king-sized beds, private bath, fan, fully screened and a shaded verandah with ocean view .
- 24 Hour Reception/Concierge
- 24 Hour Security
- Baby sitter
- Car Parking
- Electrical adapters
- Event Planning
- Gift Shop
- Guest Laundry/Valet Service
- Luggage Storage
- Non Smoking Rooms
- Room Service
- Swimming Pool
- Tour Desk/Activities Office
- Wedding Facilities
Our activitiesExplore ... or just relax
NEW 25mt. lap swimming pool!
Dive the Great Sea Reef
NEW power boat for fishing, snorkeling, surfing and exploring!
Surfing season November to May
Explore the river and lagoon by kayak or row boat
Adventure trail hikes
Escape to snorkel your own private sand island.
Leisure walking for non-hikers
Breathtaking scenery for photography and painting
Visit a village and participate in a sevusevu ceremony
Visit Labasa Town – handicrafts and local market shopping
Fijian and Indian cooking class
A short Kayak paddle to your own private beach
Breathtaking open road trips with driver/guide or by rental car
Panoramic mountain drive to Savusavu
Naag Mandir Temple/Cobra Rock
Go crabbing with a local guide
Basket weaving, handicrafts and palm leaf demonstrations
Bird watching at the oceanfront sanctuary
Lovo feast: Fijian style cooking in the ground
Volunteer farming, learn tropical organic
- Coconut husking
- Cultural lessons
- Kava ceremony
DiningFresh and diverse
Palmlea Lodge’s fully-licensed restaurant offers fine food for all tastes: European, Fijian, Indian, Vegetarian and includes Mediterranean, Mexican specialties. Fresh fruit, vegetables and herbs come from our own gardens with up to date eco-minded farming techniques. Our seafood is caught by local north shore fishermen.
The simplicity of fresh ingredients is the essential element in our cuisine. We offer honest food with robust flavours - food that comes from a blend of European and South Pacific recipes.
Our uniqueness lies in the versatility of International and local cuisine. Food & guest services can be personalized. At Palmlea fresh fruit, vegetables and herbs from our organic gardens with up to date eco-minded farming techniques. We are not perfect, but we practice conservation and preservation of the natural surroundings.
EventsWeddings, Renew your vows, Family reunions, Charter the resort for different functions, Surfing, Diving, Fishing. Overnight Island trips to Kia Island.
ContactFly from Nadi or Suva into Labasa Airport. Transfers arranged. 15kms west of Labasa Town off the Seaqaqa Highway. Turn at our sign at the Tabia/Naduri Road and follow the sign 4kms to the Lodge. Taxi's or Buses are available from Labasa or Savusavu.
P O Box 2394 Labasa, Fiji Macuata