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Top 8 Family-Friendly Resorts in Fiji

Travelling with kids can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be! If you want the whole process to be fun and painless, Fiji is the perfect home away from home, especially with some of these incredibly family-friendly resorts to choose from. 

Outrigger Fiji 

Location: Sigatoka, Fiji

Escape to a five-star resort complete with traditional bure bungalows and stunning vistas. This beachfront paradise is perfect for families looking to take some time out from the hustle and bustle of city life.

Facilities and Activities

There are a number of fun cultural activities for the whole family to partake in, including:

  • A visit to the Kula Wild Adventure Park for a golf buggy excursion, where waterslides, zip rails and animal counters are aplenty.
  • If you’re hoping to get a little time away from the kids, take advantage of the amazing Meimei nanny service, which provides personalised care for up to eight hours a day.
  • Book in a treatment at the signature spa or take advantage of some of the adult-only pools including the swim-up bar.
  • You can also utilise two of the kid’s clubs (Little Riggers 3-7 years, and Beach Riggers 8-12 years) which include activities designed to be fun, enriching, and allow your children to enjoy the culture of Fiji for themselves.
Images courtesy of Outrigger Fiji.

Castaway Island Fiji

Location: Private Island as part of the Mamanuca Island Group

It’s not just the name of a spectacular Tom Hanks movie – Castaway is a real place, and it’s really inviting. It’s a reef-fringed island that has its own private 174-acre resort fit for a king, and if you’re bringing the little ones along for the ride, Castaway is a fantastic choice. It’s won numerous awards as a top family-friendly holiday resort in Fiji, and its facilities are a testament to that.

Facilities and Activities

  • The traditionally-inspired bures have spacious and stylish interiors without losing any of their authentic Fijian charm, as seen on the thatched roofs and rattan interiors. High ceilings are lined with hand-painted Tapa cloths, and air conditioning and fans keep rooms cool and comfortable, even in the heat of the Fijian sun.
  • There is plenty to explore as the island is covered in tropical rainforest and has white sand beaches stretching as far as the eye can see, plus coral reefs and agonisingly inviting azure waters are just begging you to dive on in.
  • There’s a separate family pool area for kids to splash about as much as they like and a free kids’ club to entertain them while you sneak away to have some downtime.
  • Alternatively, there are plenty of family activities like banana boating, kayaking or building sandcastles on the beach.
Images courtesy of Castaway Island Fiji

Warwick Fiji

Location: Korolevu

Situated along the Coral Coast, the five-star Warwick Fiji is also a popular choice amongst families. For those with a foodie’s heart (or stomach), this stunning locale is home to some of the highest-rated restaurants in the whole country. With views overlooking the beach, the Warwick Fiji combines classic Fijian style and traditional decor with up-to-date amenities the whole family can enjoy.

Facilities and Activities

  • At the resort, enjoy sparkling pools, watersports and a supervised kids club.
  • For the adults, the Sunset Terrace bar and famous Wicked Walu restaurant never disappoint. Plus, you can also enjoy the Warwick Spa for some downtime.
  • If you prefer to venture away from the property, Warwick Fiji is also in close proximity to Biasevu waterfall, Sigatoka River Safari and the Sigatoka Sand Dunes.
  • Families can also partake in a number of cultural experiences with local village tours or enjoy a spot of shopping at Sigatoka town.
Images courtesy of Warwick Fiji.

Naviti Resort

Location: The famous Coral Coast, Viti Levu

The Naviti Resort is ideally located midway between Nadi and Suva and just a 90-minute drive away from Fiji’s Nadi International Airport. Situated on Fijian’s famous Coral Coast this beachside hotel is cocooned in 38 acres of lush, vibrant, tropical gardens alongside golden sand beaches and coconut palms. The Naviti Resort is also renowned for its ‘All Inclusive’ packages providing all meals, all drinks, all day. Which is the perfect opportunity for families to truly relax.

Facilities and Activities

  • Resort facilities include 4 tennis courts, a 9-hole executive golf course, as well as a fully equipped air-conditioned gym that is perfectly located beachfront overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
  • Water lovers can also enjoy 2 large resort-style pools, including one with a swim-up bar.
  • You can enjoy activities such as coral viewing, sunset cruises, a giant chess board, beach volleyball, windsurfing, canoeing, kayaking, bay fishing trips daily, donkey rides for kids and lots more.
  • For the ultimate relaxation and indulgence, the resort offers day spa facilities with 8 treatment rooms, a jacuzzi, massages and a beauty salon.
  • ‘The Rug Rats Club’ also provides a safe and fun-filled place for kids aged 5-12 years, which gives parents the chance to relax and enjoy all the hotel facilities whilst their children are being cared for and entertained by a team of professionals.
  • Teenage activities such as waterfall jungle hikes, snorkelling, evening bus trips, golf, tennis and archery tournaments are also available specifically designed to keep the resort’s older kids amused and occupied all day long.
Images courtesy of Naviti Resort.

InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa

Location: Natadola, Viti Levu

Nestled amongst 35 acres of lush tropical grounds and 45 minutes from Nadi International Airport, no Fijian holiday would be complete without a trip to the InterContinental. As the only five-star accommodation on Natadola Bay, this world-famous resort chain defines all that a tropical retreat with the family should be!

Facilities and Activities

  • It’s no wonder this beach has been voted one of the best in the world – and at the InterContinental, you’ll get to lounge on it all day long. Natadola Beach is protected by a reef, creating an ocean so blue you’ll be rubbing your eyes to make sure it’s real.
  • As for facilities, the InterContinental boasts a whopping four swimming pools, an 18-hole championship golf course and even a wedding pavilion.
  • The resort has 216 main rooms, featuring private terraces or balconies as well as outdoor private Cleopatra-style baths that are perfect for twilight bathing on the terrace or balcony.
  • Plus the facilities also boast 5 restaurants and bars, a serene spa, a kids club, and conference facilities for a truly luxurious trip for the whole family.
Images courtesy of InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa.

Shangri-La Yanuca Island Fiji

Location: Yanuca Island, Coral Coast

This recently revamped property is a favourite amongst vacationing families — and for good reason. Set in the backdrop of a stunning 109-acre private island with white sandy beaches, the Shangri-La gives you nature on your doorstep! It’s also conveniently connected to the mainland for those who want to be close, but not too close!

Facilities and Activities

  • Stunning ocean views await at the resort and there’s plenty to keep the kids entertained here, including a reef and lagoon which is fun for the whole family.
  • Get in on a spot of snorkelling to see the local sea life, or grab a kayak and go for a lazy paddle.
  • On land, there’s also plenty to enjoy, including tennis courts, a mini golf course, basketball courts, bikes and more.
  • Plus, you can enjoy 5 dining areas and 3 bars on the waterfront!
  • The major drawcard for this hotel is the Shangri-La Marine Education Centre, which teaches kids the importance of sustainability.
  • If you’re keen to escape and get some quiet time to enjoy the facilities, your kids will love the fun activities at the Little Chief’s Club where they can race crabs and build little houses for fish.
Images courtesy of Shangri-La Fiji.

Plantation Island

Location: Malolo Lailai, Nadi

Say ‘bula vinaka’ to Plantation Island if you’re hoping for a family-friendly resort with laid-back vibes! Surrounded by 23 acres of tropical gardens and a combination of garden rooms, bures, and hotel rooms there is accommodation and views to suit your family preference. Known as a ‘place for everyone’, this idyllic island is bursting with things to do for the whole family.

Facilities and Activities

     From paddleboarding, tennis and golf to scuba diving, surfing and even coconut tree climbing, there’s endless possibilities for a fun time at this island paradise.

     And we can’t forget to mention the resort’s brand new waterpark which promises fun, excitement and the chance to tire the kids out.

     Childminding and nanny services are also available at the resort, along with the Coconut Kids Club and children’s creche. Plus there are outdoor playgrounds for 0-5 year olds, and 6-12 year olds.

     For the adults, there are bula bikes, game fishing, Fijian massage, and a dolphin safari! 

Images courtesy of Plantation Island.

Radisson Blu Fiji Denarau

Location: Denarau Island 

Radisson Blu Fiji Denarau is a haven for visiting families, allowing you to kick back and take in the tropical atmosphere, without having to worry if the kids are entertained. With 10 acres of tropical gardens and close to stunning waterfalls, it’s a paradise that the whole family can enjoy.

Facilities and Activities

     There are a number of activities to keep the little ones learning and having fun at the kids club, while you take a moment to yourselves to practice your swing at the Golf Club or go on a snorkelling adventure.

     Enjoy six on-site restaurants, and later, head over to one of the four climate-controlled lagoon pools and get the blood pumping with a ride on the whitewater tunnel slide.

     If you want to step outside the resort you can head into Nadi Town or Port Denarau for shopping, entertainment, and restaurants.


     Or why not head to the Big Bula Waterpark, dive in the famous Malolo Barrier Reef, or visit Sri Siva Subramaniya? 

Images courtesy of Radisson Blu Fiji Denarau.

There is nothing more important than family, and when it comes to family-friendly resorts, Fiji is second to none! If you want to book the perfect break with you and your loved ones, get in touch with us here:

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