The InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa on Natadola Beach,
one of the world’s best beaches, is to open on 1 June 2009.
Spread across 35 acres
of tropical gardens, InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa is
the sole destination resort on Natadola Beach – the only stretch
of natural, white sand beach on the main island of Fiji, Viti Levu.
Protected by a reef to create an aqua-blue ocean facing lagoon,
Natadola Beach was voted by Forbes Magazine in 2008 as one of the
25 best beaches in the world.
InterContinental resort, visitors to Fiji had to travel to the
outer islands to find the archipelago’s beautiful beaches, which
can add up to a couple of days of travel to the journey.
InterContinental Fiji brings that authentic Fijian outer-island
experience to the mainland,” said the resort general manager, Neil
Houghton. “This is a pristine location that InterContinental Fiji
will protect, celebrate and share with the world.”
smallest of InterContinental Fiji’s 216 rooms and suites is an
impressive 65m2. Every single
room has a private terrace or balcony featuring a Cleopatra-style
tub and day beds for two, and a BOSE surround sound system, with
contemporary interiors creating the understated elegance of an
Alongside the endless possibilities for leisure that one of the
world’s most stunning stretches of pristine coastline affords,
InterContinental Fiji has four swimming pools (including an
adult-only infinity-edged pool, and a 105-metre family activity
pool), its own on-site dive centre, a recreation and beach
activities centre, volleyball, Pétanque lawn, yoga deck, the Meke
entertainment lawn for indigenous and cultural shows, a full gym
and fitness centre, and on-site shopping and tour facilities.
No less than five restaurants
and bars complement an extensive range of destination dining
options and in-room dining. The resort offers locally-inspired and
international cuisines and ever-changing menus to take best
advantage of the freshest local produce on any given day.
Opening with the resort, the Natadola Bay par 72,
7,000 yard Golf Course alongside InterContinental Fiji will be of international competition standard. With 15
of its 18 holes hugging the Coral Coast, and up to five different
tee-off stages per hole, the course’s stunning location will
provide a forgivable distraction to its many challenges.
Nestled among water features and aromatic gardens,
the purpose-built spa will offer modern and
traditional treatments that draw on indigenous plants and herbs
have been used to heal for generations. It also features a Wai
Water Zone offering gas, liquid and solid aquatherapy treatments –
including Fiji’s first Ice Room.
The resort’s signature kid’s club,
made to entertain and
inspire guests aged three to 12 years old, is designed as a
mini-resort for younger guests. Planet Trekkers is a
professionally-supervised facility with fun and educational
activities and areas split into two age groups (three to seven,
and eight to 12). Indoor and outdoor club facilities include
basketball courts and other sporting equipment.
Opening later in the year, The Club
InterContinental will feature its own Club facility that
includes a private pool and lounge area. For
accommodation, The Club will offer 55 hilltop
villas – many of which will feature individual plunge pools and
spa baths. Club InterContinental is expected to open September
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