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WISH Magazine | Hotels: Vatuvara Private Islands

A tropical island paradise, relatively remote but intriguingly accessible, with just three holiday villas, activities galore and a complement of staff worthy of a fully fledged resort? It sounds like the stuff of fantasy, but on Kaibu, the centrepiece of the Vatuvara duo of neighbouring private isles, the dream is delivered. First comes a flight from Fiji’s gateway of Nadi aboard a Kaibu Air twin-otter helmed by Central Casting pilots. Our flight of more than an hour over the main isle of Viti Levu reveals mesmerising views of the dip and rise of forested valleys and fertile highlands, then lagoons of paint-chart blues that fade to rinsed turquoise shades around encircling reefs. As the plane lands on Kaibu’s immaculate airstrip, edged with an acreage of solar panels, and staff appear to sing in melodious welcome, it’s as if the real world has all but disappeared. Management’s assurance of the fastest and most efficient wi-fi access in Fiji somehow seems a disappointment.

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