Qamea (pronounced ga-mea) is a breathtakingly beautiful island of dramatic lush, tropical jungle clad hills and white sand beaches and the island’s resort, Qamea Resort and Spa, offers intimate, boutique accommodation catering to a maximum of 34 adults at any time.
The jewel of Fiji’s northern islands, Qamea Resort & Spa is set amidst 100 acres of lush tropical landcaped gardens, bushland, and jagged volcanic South Pacific mountains that soar behind the property, the entire resort fronts a private white sand beach over a kilometre in length, and is known as the most spectacular in Fiji’s northern island group.
Featuring 17 luxuriously appointed and air conditioned bures and beach houses nestled among swaying coconut palms and verdant tropical gardens, the privacy of guests is assured. The beautifully decorated accommodation, all with outdoor showers, and many with private swimming pools or jacuzzi spa, will meet the most stringent of guest’s standards and requirements.
With the only Guinot spa in the South Pacific, a PADI 5 Star accredited dive shop, snorkeling just off the resort and daily activities ranging from catered picnic lunches at cascading jungle waterfalls to invigorating coastal and mountain hikes – you will certainly not need to look far for something exciting and adventurous to do.
Qamea Resort and Spa is a 1 hour plane ride from Nadi Airport. Delight in the stunning scenery Fiji has to offer as you head to your island paradise. Fiji island transfers »
BEACHFRONT BURES: The beachfront bures have been designed in traditional Fijian style, with soaring ceilings, thatched roofs, hand polished Fijian mahogany hardwood floors, and feature local Fijian art. The king-size beds are draped with elegant and luxurious Egyptian cotton linens and the separate sitting area has comfortable furniture plus mini bar and coffee/tea making facilities. The bures all have ceiling fans and are fully air-conditioned. The spacious European-inspired bathrooms feature stylish fixtures, a separate toilet room and thick cotton towels, bathrobes and locally-produced bath products. Large open-air garden showers, encircled by river-rock walls, add to the spacious feel and elegant nature of the bathrooms. The large covered verandahs feature comfortable deck furniture, along with a private hammock from which you can enjoy amazing Fijian sunsets.
HONEYMOON VILLA: The honeymoon villa is a stunning split-level villa built in the traditional Fijian style, with high woven bamboo ceilings and polished mahogany hardwood floors. The villa boasts a private outdoor courtyard with shower and jacuzzi spa bath, in addition to an indoor shower. The upper level is the bedroom, and two steps take you down to the lounge. Both rooms face the sea and have access to a large verandah through sliding glass doors. The spacious covered deck has lounge chairs, a table and hammock. The oversize bathroom has an indoor shower, double sinks, and opens to a private outdoor riverstone courtyard with both an outdoor shower and Jacuzzi spa bath.
HONEYMOON BURE: The honeymoon bures are designed specifically for discerning guests seeking even more luxury and romance. Over 900 square feet, and set at the far end of the resorts long white sand beach, the honeymoon bures command expansive and unobstructed ocean, beach and lagoon views. Both bures have romantic canopied four poster beds with soft white decorative netting curtains and boast a bathroom of over 300 square feet with walls that slide into pockets to opens onto a private outdoor courtyard with an enticing natural stone Jacuzzi spa pool. Features include fully air conditioned and romantic outdoor river stone showers. The covered day bed off the beachside deck has features privacy curtains.
ROYAL BEACH HOUSES: The Royal Beach Houses are situated at the far end of the island’s white sand beach, giving guest absolute privacy from the rest of the island. Comprising over 1,600 square feet of luxury, the Royal Beach Houses has been designed and built in traditional Fijian style, with soaring ceilings and thatched roofs, as well as a contrasting mix of native mahogany hardwood floors and sandstone tiles. The bi-level floor plan features a spacious bedroom and a living area, with high-quality furniture, the finest in linens, and an array of Fijian art commissioned specifically by Qamea Resort & Spa. All of the Royal Beach Houses are air conditioned and equipped with a 42” plasma screen TV connected to international satellite, DVD (multi-zone) player, and stereo with an i-Pod docking station and telephone.
One of the highlights of the Royal Beach Houses are their large covered and uncovered decks that extend to the ocean’s edge with expansive views of the beach and Qamea’s pristine lagoon. The Royal Beach Houses all have their own private plunge pool on an expanded sunning deck that goes to the edge of the beach. Also on the deck facing the views of the lagoon is a heated Jacuzzi spa, an outdoor rock wall shower, and a large romantic daybed. The spacious bathroom contains Italian fixtures, including double sinks and an indoor shower. A separate entry to the private river rock courtyard opens to a large outdoor open-air shower.
The resort also has a two bedroom two bath Royal Beach House, which is the owners’ private villa, with all the same amenities, with the exception of two private bedrooms. Perfect for two couples traveling together or for adult families.
At the centre of Qamea Resort and Spa is the Bure Kalau, which serves as the central meeting place for guests. Here you will be served gourmet meals as well as complimentary afternoon tea with freshly baked pastries. The large covered patio that circles the dining room and bar is a great place to relax and recharge. Join fellow guests for a sunset cocktail before dinner. Dining is relaxed with no dress code required. Treat your taste buds to the unique tropical flavours of the Fiji Islands with the resort’s daily changing menus.
In keeping with a theme of privacy and romance, the resort has a private dining gazebo or staff can set up a table directly on the beach. Enjoy a private and exceptional dining experience looking out to the Pacific Ocean. A private lunch or dinner at Qamea is an exquisite and intimate dining experience.
If the beauty of your bure and the tranquil setting of your private deck are too good to leave, you can still enjoy the dining experiencea. Meals are delivered course by course allowing for a truly personalised in-room experience.
Best Luxury Destination Spa in South Pacific, Australia & New Zealand 2015
Fiji’s leading spa resort – World Travel Awards 2014.
The award winning Jungle Spa is a sanctuary where you can relax in blissful reverie. Perched deep in the jungle, it offers the ultimate Fijian body therapies and French facial therapies featuring Guinot products that relax, rejuvenate, revitalize and renew your mind, body and soul. Qamea’s contemporary, yet authentic Fijiian approach to spa, endeavours to create individual ‘you time’ through a collection of sensory experiences. The Jungle spa is placed at the heart of the resort and is perfectly situated to catch the sounds of the ocean or the native jungle birds and take in the tranquil views of the tropics, making it the ideal place to unwind. The resort’s spa treatments are thoughtfully designed to rebalance the synergy between mind and body and to capture the essence of Fiji.
Snorkeling and Scuba Diving
Qamea is one of the top five luxury dive resorts in the world and the only one in the South Pacific. It is also home to one of the world’s premier dive sites, the House Reef, which is located directly outside the resort. Nominated as one of the top 10 reefs in the world, it is a sanctuary teaming with vibrant coral, colourful fish and even manta rays. At Qamea there is no need to waste valuable holiday time traveling by dive boat to far flung reefs – they are right there on your doorstep. Learn to scuba dive at the resort’s fully PADI accredited 5 star dive operation featuring high quality and professionally maintained BCDs, regulators, and dive computers. For the uninitiated, the friendly, fully qualified and safety conscious dive team can then guide you through some of the most spectacular reefs Fiji has to offer. They also stock a variety of long and short wetsuits so you can travel light.
Imagine a perfect, uncrowded surf break only a short, 15 minute boat ride from your resort… Welcome to Qamea!
In the months of November to April, the reefs near Qamea Resort & Spa become a surfer’s paradise. During this time the wind is normally light and variable meaning that it’s the best time of year for chest-high to overhead waves with occasional bigger days. Crowds are very thin and the water is warm. There are three main breaks located fifteen minutes by boat. A long right is the premier break. It starts as a grinding barrel, turns into a rippable face and ends with a very mellow section before petering into deep water, making this the ideal spot for every ability and style of surfing. Other breaks along the coast all have their day given suitable conditions. Beginners may even enjoy some soft waves that are ideal for getting started. The resort has a range of boards to suit all levels from OZO shortboards to a complete range of firewire short and longboards to choose from. At the resort’s surf shack guests have access to wetsuits, booties, wax, rash guards, towels and expert guiding.
Group and private yoga sessions are held daily on Qamea’s beachfront yoga platform. Open to all levels of experience, Qamea yoga it is a wonderful way to start or finish the day with ease, calmness and clarity.
Explore the region
At Qamea you have an opportunity to experience the real Fiji. One that abounds natural beauty and authentic local culture. Immerse yourself in the Island’s tropical rainforest deep beneath a canopy of towering trees, hiking to the call of native birds. Enjoy the thrill of exploring Bouma National Waterfall Park, a pristine Heritage Park were you can swim under spectacular waterfalls cascading through lush rainforest. Or take an all day guided adventure walk to the location the second Blue Lagoon movie was filmed. Explore white sandy beaches, beautiful rock pools, cross rivers and ascend valleys. You can even slide down a water chute or jump into rock pools from high cliff walls.
Experience the local Fijian way of life with a traditional kava and meke ceremony – a mix of food, dance, entertainment and song. Visit a remote, local villages and get an authentic insight into traditional Fijian village life. One based on family, traditional, hospitality, kindness and warmth.
Weddings at Qamea Island Resort & Spa
What could be better than exchanging your vows on the beautiful island of Qamea? Whether you want your Fijian wedding to be a private affair or full Fijian cultural experience, our experienced team of wedding planners will make sure your wedding is an occasion you will cherish for the rest of your lives.
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