Kokomo Island Resort: Your piece of paradise in the South Pacific
Kokomo Island Resort is being billed as the most luxurious resort in Fiji. We take a detailed look at why this could be the case and what guests can expect when the resort finally opens its doors later on this year.
One of the worlds’ hidden gems, boasting four pristine white sandy beaches, crowned by a pocket of tropical rainforest on the southern summit, Kokomo Island Resort, Yaukuve Island is a rare and beautiful sight.
Part of the Kadavu Island Group, the island is encircled by the Great Astrolabe Reef, which is home to an abundance of marine life unparalleled in Fiji. The Great Astrolabe Reef is also regarded as one of the best scuba diving destinations in the world.
Kokomo Island Resort is the newest and most luxurious resort in Fiji, and is due to open its doors later on in 2016. This magnificent and indulgent private sanctuary will house 5 opulent villas with stunning views over the lagoon and 21 exclusive bures nestled amidst natural rainforest and sparingly spread across two of the islands picture perfect beaches.
Kokomo Yaukuve Island is remote in comparison to Fiji’s mainstream tourism and rewards guests with luxurious privacy in surroundings that can only be described as absolute paradise, offering spectacular scenery and a glimpse of authentic Fijian culture.
Born of lava, Kokomo Island is a fertile land, featuring beautiful natural rainforest and pristine white sandy beaches across 140 acres, encircled by crystal clear ocean that is plentiful with breath-taking coral and sea life.
This sophisticated and secluded sanctuary incorporates chic, contemporary accommodation and facilities, while embracing environmental sustainability and traditional Fijian culture and design. Every aspect of the Island has been meticulously thought through and carefully contemplated to ensure that guests need not want for anything. Guests’ journeys from mainland Fiji is made simple, with connecting flights in the resort’s brand new Twin Otter seaplane, and spectacular, encountering aerial views of the coral coast.
Guest’s at Kokomo can choose from one of five luxury villas, elevated and nestled amidst tropical rainforest with striking views over the lagoon, or opt for one of the 21 exclusive bures positioned on the beach front, leading down to the ocean. Surrounded by nature, the open design of the bures and villas brings the magic of the South Pacific in, yet affords every modern luxury, in an air conditioned environment with WiFi and Smart TV’s.
Spread sparingly along two of the island’s beaches, guests at Kokomo will enjoy privacy and incredible azure ocean views. Generous in size and conveniences, they can reside in a haven of tranquillity and serenity.
Embracing Fijian design, the bures feature traditional thatched roofs. The interiors are a tapestry of well-dressed contemporary furnishings in keeping with their natural surroundings and traditional Fijian décor, with beautifully woven matting on the ceiling and exposed timber pole roof beams, with traditional magi-magi wrapped joints.
The bures are open planned, comprising a large lounge and bar, light, airy bedroom and bathroom, with limestone flooring throughout to keep guests cool and relaxed. The family bures are the largest and most luxurious in Fiji, featuring an additional two bedrooms, kitchen or outdoor BBQ.
Outside, there is a private shower set against a natural stone wall, within it’s own private oasis with a tropical garden, private deck and infinity pool, set at the edge of the pristine sandy beach that leads down to the natural lagoon beyond.
If guests are on holiday with family or friends, they can enjoy one of the five lavish villas, considerable in size and nestled amongst the natural rainforest, admiring some of the best views the island has to offer.
Once inside, the villas reveal light, spacious open planned living, featuring 4 to 5 large bedrooms, formal and informal living room, generous kitchen and separate dining room, utilities, BBQ facilities.
The décor is neutral and contemporary, with elements of the natural surroundings weaved into the style throughout, incorporating driftwood, natural stone and timber. Outside, each bathroom comes with its own outdoor shower with timber deck, surrounded by natural grey stone and native plants. The villas are complete with their own tropical garden, large infinity pool, with elevated views over the beach and crystal clear ocean.
Part of the Kadavu Island Group, Kokomo Yaukuve Island is approximately a 45 minute flight from Nadi Internation.