July 10th, 2023
Introducing Our New Bio-composter At Vomo Island, Fiji
In our commitment to sustainability, we are delighted to announce the latest addition to our eco-friendly practices – a daily 900kg capacity bio-composter for our resort kitchen food waste management. The cutting-edge bio-composter aligns perfectly with our dedication to sustainable practices and helps us significantly reduce our carbon footprint. Full Article
June 28th, 2023
Embracing Wellness And Special Diets At Vomo: Your Perfect Gluten-free, Vegan, And Lactose-free Haven In Fiji
Catering to Diverse Palates for Optimal Wellness and Enjoyment – VOMO prides itself on offering a holistic experience for our guests. We understand that personal wellness is a top priority, which is why we go above and beyond to cater to our visitors’ unique dietary needs and preferences. Whether you have specific food intolerances or simply wish to explore the health benefits of special diets, VOMO is here to ensure that your culinary journey is exceptional. Full Article
June 23rd, 2023
Best Luxury Family Resort Under 50 Rooms – Winners
We cannot stop grinning! Winners – “Holidays with Kids Best of” awards for luxury family resorts under 50 rooms. This recognition highlights our commitment to always doing our best to provide exceptional experiences and services to families seeking the ultimate heartfelt holiday escape.
We take pride in offering an experience that caters to families seeking luxury, comfort, and adventure. With a limited number of island villas and residences, we provide an intimate and exclusive atmosphere where you can relax and reconnect with your loved ones amidst VOMO’s natural wonders. Our resort boasts a range of amenities and activities tailored to families of all sizes and ages, ensuring everyone has an unforgettable time. Full Article
June 23rd, 2023
Celebrating Vomo Island Fiji’s Success In The 2023 Tripadvisor “best Of The Best” Awards
Vomo Island Fiji has recently been honoured with not one but three awards in the 2023 TripAdvisor “Best of the Best” awards. Full Article
- #13 “Top Hotels – South Pacific”: Being recognised as one of the “Top Hotels – South Pacific” – This award celebrates the beautiful reviews and opinions shared over the past year. With less than 1% of TripAdvisor’s 8 million listings receiving this recognition, we are overjoyed to be among the region’s most loved and highly recommended resort hotels.
- #3 “Family Friendly Hotels – South Pacific”: At Vomo Island Fiji, we enjoy creating magical experiences for families. This award reflects the countless positive feedback and reviews we have received from our families. We understand the importance of creating unforgettable adventures for kids while ensuring parents have the opportunity to relax and rejuvenate. We strive to strike the perfect balance, making every family’s stay truly special.
- #13 “Luxury – South Pacific”: Natural and heartfelt, “Luxury” is at the heart of Vomo Island, Fiji, and we are proud to have been recognised as the #13 “Luxury Hotel – South Pacific” in the 2023 Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best awards. This award acknowledges the exceptional service and amenities we offer to our guests. From the moment you arrive, our dedicated team goes above and beyond to ensure that every aspect of your stay is extraordinary. We take pride in providing an experience that redefines luxury as something heartfelt
June 15th, 2023
Review: Laidback luxury at Vomo Island Fiji’s new Reef House
Clear waves lapping lazily against a shell-lined shore, a string hammock tied between two palms, and a freshly-opened coconut resting in the sand alongside, ready to be scooped up and enjoyed. This quintessential tropical scene may sound like a phone wallpaper, or perhaps the photo of the month on a calendar, but it’s actually the view from the breakfast table at Vomo Island – an all-inclusive Fijian hideaway that has welcomed travellers for almost 30 years.
Only 45 minutes by boat from Denarau Marina, the primary jump-off point for the Yasawa and Mamanuca chains leading west from the main island of Viti Levu, Vomo proudly ranks among the most luxurious resorts in the country. As anyone who’s visited the islands of Fiji can attest, their enduring appeal is more than just skin deep. The warm and genuine spirit of its people, not to mention the opportunities to learn from and meaningfully engage with those you meet, are its greatest treasure. Vomo is no exception.
From the minute your boat idles up to the shore and guitar playing staff greet you with a lei and the words ‘Bula! Welcome home to waving a tearful final goodbye to the people you’ve formed a bond with, you become part of the extended family.
THE REEF HOUSE: EXPERIENCE
Completed in December 2022, Reef House is palatial in fit-out and scale, welcoming 10 guests and staffed by a dedicated butler to ensure every holiday is as memorable as possible. Within the sprawling 100-meter-long footprint are five elegantly-furnished guest rooms – a spacious master at one end and four overlooking lush greenery at the other.
No expense has been spared in creating something as enchanting to look at as it is to spend time in. Divided between two freestanding buildings, the four guest rooms at the far side of the pool each features a separate entrance, ensuite, and outdoor day bed tailor-made for soaking up the sunshine. Inside you’ll find a comfortable king-size bed taking pride in place at its centre, a day lounge laden with pillows flanking one wall, and a stunning indoor and outdoor bathroom housing a deep soaking tub and rain shower.
At the heart of the residence is a full kitchen, butler’s pantry, and dining room, separated from an entertainment room by a large undercover lounge. Don’t let the kitchen worry you though – guests aren’t expected to BYO. Full resort access is all part of the deal, including all-inclusive meals at restaurants, plus a well-stocked fridge of soft drinks and water. Alcoholic drinks can be purchased also.
In-residence dining can also be arranged by your dedicated butler, be it a la carte breakfast, a delicious cheese platter, freshly-cut fruit, or a charcuterie board to graze on by the pool. But the star of the show has to be the 25-meter infinity edge swimming pool. It’s gorgeous, particularly in the late afternoon when the setting sun sets the area ablaze in golden light. Lined with gleaming-white beach umbrellas and reclining sun lounges, and affording a dazzling view across the sea to Yasawa islands beyond, it’s the social heart and soul of the residence and a perfect spot for sunset drinks. Full Article
June 14th, 2023
An Eco-Friendly Getaway In Fiji: VOMO Island Resort’s Environmental Initiatives Encourage You To Learn And Play
While Earth Day is probably already on your radar, did you know that World Oceans Day falls on June 8th? As the world slowly becomes more environmentally conscious, industries are shifting their focus to sustainability- and luxury travel is no exception. Indulging in the exclusivities of a top notch resort may not immediately bring to mind ideas like recycling and coral reef health, but one Fijian icon is taking new steps to cement its commitment to the environment.
This year’s theme of United Nations World Oceans Day 2023 is Planet Ocean with the U.N. joining forces with decision makers, scientists, private sector executives, civil society representatives, indigenous communities, celebrities, and youth activists and more to put the ocean first. As the ongoing detrimental effects of climate change continue to impact the world, island nations such as Fiji (which is made up of 333 islands), are at even greater risk, encouraging travelers to play an active role in enacting positive change during their stay.
VOMO Island Resort, located on a 225-ace private island off of the main Fijian coastline, offers villas, new luxury beachfront residences and family retreats, starting at a little over $1,500 USD per night. The resort’s island location offers seclusion in a normally crowded tourist mecca without compromising access to Fiji’s natural beauty. Guests can reach VOMO by hopping on a 15-minute helicopter flight from the airport, or opting for a drive and then a short speedboat ride. Full Article
June 9th, 2023
Vomo Island Welcomes First Resident Marine Biologist To Strengthen Commitment To Environmental Sustainability
VOMO Island Fiji, announced the appointment of Laisenia “Lai” Rokoua as their first-ever resident on-site Marine Biologist, reinforcing their commitment to environmental sustainability. VOMO Island is focused on preserving its breathtaking habitat and engaging guests in planet-positive experiences.
May 21, 2023
Rocks Beach Club Event – Every Thursday From April
We are thrilled to announce our newest weekly event, “Beach Club Thursdays,” at VOMO’s exclusive adult-only island venue, The Rocks Bar.
The Rocks boast Fiji’s most picturesque adults-only infinity swimming pool, bar, and restaurant. On arrival you will be greeted with our VOMO Signature ‘Rocktail’, setting the tone for a truly unforgettable experience. Our grazing menu features exceptional cuisine, curated by our skilled chefs, and served throughout the day, whether you choose to dine poolside at your cabana or lounge on a sun lounger.
Our non-alcoholic beverage selection includes an array of soft drinks, juices, and water, ensuring that you stay refreshed while you soak in the sun and the natural beauty of the island. Our guests are also welcome to explore the beach and waters with complimentary snorkel equipment, paddleboards, and kayaks.
In addition to the delicious cuisine and stunning scenery, you’ll also be treated to live entertainment by one of Fiji’s leading bands, creating a vibrant and lively atmosphere on the island.
For just $490 per person, you can immerse yourself in the luxury and serenity of Vomo Island Fiji’s “Beach Club Thursdays” at The Rocks Bar. We take care of all the details, including providing pool towels, leaving you free to relax and unwind in this idyllic paradise. Escape the hustle of mainland life and indulge in the luxury island lifestyle of Vomo Island Fiji. Original Article
April 24, 2023
An Eco-Friendly Getaway In Fiji: VOMO Island Resort’s Environmental Initiatives Encourage You To Learn And Play
While Earth Day is probably already on your radar, did you know that World Oceans Day falls on June 8th? As the world slowly becomes more environmentally conscious, industries are shifting their focus to sustainability- and luxury travel is no exception. Indulging in the exclusivities of a top-notch resort may not immediately bring to mind ideas like recycling and coral reef health, but one Fijian icon is taking new steps to cement its commitment to the environment.
This year’s theme of United Nations World Oceans Day 2023 is Planet Ocean with the U.N. joining forces with decision-makers, scientists, private sector executives, civil society representatives, indigenous communities, celebrities, youth activists, and more to put the ocean first. As the ongoing detrimental effects of climate change continue to impact the world, island nations such as Fiji (which is made up of 333 islands), are at even greater risk, encouraging travelers to play an active role in enacting positive change during their stay.
VOMO Island Resort, located on a 225-ace private island off of the main Fijian coastline, offers villas, new luxury beachfront residences, and family retreats, starting at a little over $1,500 USD per night. The resort’s island location offers seclusion in a normally crowded tourist mecca without compromising access to Fiji’s natural beauty. Guests can reach VOMO by hopping on a 15-minute helicopter flight from the airport, or opting for a drive and then a short speedboat ride. Read Full Article
April 19, 2023
Congratulations to our latest Certified PADI Bubblemakers
Congratulations to these three champs on the island who have completed the PADI Bubblemaker course program under the watchful eye of our legendary diver, Vili! It’s an incredible achievement to begin to learn and master scuba diving at such a young age, and we couldn’t be more proud of you.
The PADI Bubblemaker course program is specifically designed for children aged 8-12 and introduces them to the world of scuba diving in a fun and safe environment. The program includes a pool session where kids learn basic scuba diving skills and practice breathing underwater. (Parents/guardians can watch stress-free poolside with a cocktail in hand). Then, they get to experience a real open-water dive with an instructor, exploring the amazing underwater world of Fiji. Read the Full Article
April 14, 2023
Three Amazing Kids Club Options at VOMO
New to VOMO – With three unique programs designed for children between 3-10+ years old (depending on the program), there’s something to suit every age group instead of kids at very different levels being carved between just two programs which is the case with most resort kids clubs. From beachfront playtime with experienced nannies to learning local Fijian culture through fun activities, age-appropriate games, bonfires, and night discos, the kids club at VOMO offers it all. Read on for an overview of what each individual program has to offer. Full Details
March 23, 2023
Global Recycling Day Initiative – Water Bottling Plant
As we approach Global Recycling Day on March 18th, it is more important than ever to highlight the importance of sustainable practices and the reduction of single-use plastics. At Vomo Island Fiji, we take this responsibility seriously and are committed to doing our part in preserving the environment for generations to come.
One of the ways we are working towards a more sustainable future is through our state-of-the-art water bottling plant. Our plant produces pure still and sparkling drinking water that is treated to the highest international standards and bottled in our own VOMO recycled glass bottles. By using recycled glass bottles, we are drastically reducing the need for single-use plastic bottles, which can take hundreds of years to decompose and often end up polluting our oceans and natural habitats. Full Original Story
March 9, 2023
Gold And Silver For The Vomo Family – Fiji Excellence Awards.
At the recent Fiji Excellence in Tourism Awards, VOMO was awarded Gold and Silver in the Destination Marketing and Luxury Accommodation categories, respectively, celebrating the VOMO family’s communication delivery, our ‘resilience and recovery’ messaging post-covid, and our unique luxury accommodation brand. The theme of the 2022 awards season was “Celebrating Resilience and Recovery in Tourism”, which recognized efforts that contributed to the Fiji tourism industry’s survival through the pandemic. Original Story
February 28, 2023
Dessert inspired by the 2023 Pantone Color of the Year
This stunningly beautiful Beetroot Parfait, created with joy by Chef Pritesh, is a vibrant and delicious dessert that offers an artistic interpretation of this year’s Pantone® Color of the Year, Viva Magenta. The parfait features creamy frozen yogurt, rich blackberry beetroot gel, delicately sculpted sugar toffee, and raspberry meringue. Artistically divine to the eyes and tastebuds. The dish is beautifully presented, with the beetroot’s deep red hues contrasting against the sprinkling of fresh raspberries and crisp white meringue.
Visually stunning and sure to impress our dessert aficionados. It will be showcased throughout 2023 to celebrate the “powerful and empowering” Viva Magenta! Original Story
January 19, 2023
Fiji – Some of the “Best Scuba Diving in the World”
The sublime colors of Fiji’s prolific soft corals range from pinks, yellows, and blues to oranges and pale purples. And when you add incredible marine life to that beautiful backdrop at dive sites around Viti Levu, Vanua Levu, Taveuni, and the Yasawa Islands, you have all the makings of some of the best scuba diving in the world. Fiji is a great place for a family vacation with incredible resorts offering great dining and spas as well as their own onsite dive shops like Vomo Island Fiji. Full Article
January 18, 2023
The story of Flip, Flop, and Oh-Jo – Turtle Conservation on VOMO
Three baby turtles washed ashore one year ago, as a special Christmas present to VOMO. These tiny turtles were just babies and were discovered on the shore by the Ocean Play crew on 21st December 2021.
We placed them in salt water in a plastic tub and started to care for them at Ocean Play. The Kids from the Kids Club helped to name them and so they were christened Flip, Flop, and Oh-Jo. It’s now one year on and the triplets will be celebrating their first birthday with us. They now measure around 24/60 cm inches in length.
Our Marine Biologist Laisenia has been taking the turtles out regularly for a swim in the ocean to exercise them and get them used to their natural habitat before being released.
A few weeks ago, one of the turtles ‘escaped’ and swam away. Everyone was upset that Flip was gone. We searched frantically but could not find him. However, the following morning, Flip came home. He swam ashore at EXACTLY the same spot as he went missing. He was unharmed and doing well and now we are more careful when exercising the trio, so we don’t lose them!
Soon we will be moving the turtles to a larger tank to finish growing to adult size, first ensuring they are fit for life on the house reef of VOMO. We are hopeful they will hang around their ancestral home and forever be part of the VOMO family. Full and Original Story