Where is the best place to scuba dive in Fiji?

Two of the dive instructors at Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort’s professional dive center are Geoff and Danny, who have over twenty years of experience as PADI dive instructors and as locals they have unrivaled knowledge of the shallows and the depths all around the resort. Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort certifies more divers than any other dive operation in Fiji. We have enormous experience with teaching absolute beginners and guiding the most experienced divers around the most exceptional locations.

Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort is the best place to dive when traveling as a family. If your children do not yet dive they can learn and experience a new underwater world with you, or, the award-winning child care service provided by the resort ensures you have peace of mind while having a day under the waves, comfortable in the knowledge your little ones are cared for at the resort. We even offer packages specific to the balance of diving and personal rejuvenation.

Welcome to an under water world

To learn more about scuba diving with Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort Fiji you can refer to our frequently asked questions about diving or you can choose from one of the dive packages. To learn about availability, please make an enquiry.

And don’t forget: Two children under the age of thirteen stay for free when you book your holiday with Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort.

Are you looking for an island getaway?

Are you looking for an island getaway?

Ring in the New Year at the Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort

Rather than spend New Year's Eve packed in a bar or crowded restaurant like a can of sardines or trying to squeeze your way to the front of a packed fireworks show, why not spark a little magic of your own at the Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort?

Discover how rest and relaxation can beat the hustle and bustle of crowds and help you unwind after the stress and chaos of the holiday season comes to a close. Spend time with your family getting back to nature and taking advantage of everything the resort has to offer.

Resolutions start now
One major resolution people tend to make when the New Year rolls around is that they want to take better care of their health. Whether that means eating healthier or going to the gym, plenty of individuals make that their goal for the upcoming year.

One great way to kick this off is to go on our complementary Medicine Walk. Take a walk around our grounds with an island elder and learn about the natural wonders that sustained the people of Fiji for thousands of years. You can discuss the plants and traditions that kept the culture happy and healthy, and learn a bit more about some natural healing options that might do your body good, all while taking in the gorgeous vista right in front of you.

Start your stomach off right
They say that how you start your year offsets the tone for how the next 365 days will go – so why not start off on the right foot, from a culinary perspective? Our Executive Chef, Raymond Lee, offers up only the best, locally-sourced seasonal delights and delicacies that will tickle your taste buds and ensure you keep coming back for more.

There are plenty of dining options for the type of ambiance you're looking for at Jean-Michel Cousteau resort, whether you would prefer family dining, or a more private atmosphere on the pier. Regardless of your decision, everyone will be able to enjoy the same breathtaking view of Savusavu Bay, the picturesque pier and the gorgeous illuminated pool. 

Go home healed
All good things must come to an end, but before you must make your journey back, make sure that you are in the right headspace to start your year off right and relaxed. Take advantage of our complementary group yoga sessions, held each morning at sunrise. Or, opt for a private session for ultimate relaxation and renewal.

Why might you be interested in a vacation in Fiji?

There are countless reasons why you might be interested in taking your next vacation in Fiji, specifically at the Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort. We offer the best amenities, activities and cuisine that you can find in this tropical island oasis, and you can find rest and relaxation, whether you're travelling by yourself, with your partner or with your whole family.

If you still need a little more convincing and are not completely won over by the fact that you will be pampered, wined and dined, and can find your own piece of paradise right here in Fiji at our luxurious resort, here are a few other reasons why Fiji should be your next vacation destination.

Get a taste of Fijian celebrity life
Famous Fijians are known for their kindness, athleticism and talent – get a little taste of their life and culture and embrace some of your favourite celebrities' ways of life. Some famous Fijians include professional golfer Vijay Singh, WWF wrestling superstar Jimmy Snuka and members of his wrestling dynasty, and "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy star Craig Parker. Enjoy the island the way these natives, among many others, know how to.

Rich with culture
If you're a history buff, the island of Fiji will surely hold a special place in your heart. With origins dating back approximately 3,500 years, the island nation has played host to the Tu'i Tonga Empire, Polynesian culture, Dutch settlers and English navigators. These influences converged and the results can still be seen today in Fijian culture. The major tenants of the Fijian people include hospitality, friendship and music, all of which are very important elements of the way of life at Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort.

You can also take part in a complementary excursion at Nukubalavu, a traditional local village. Here you will spend the afternoon with the Village Chief and watch a dance performance to get a better sense of what daily life and culture is like for the people who live on the island.

Explore a new world
If you vacation in Fiji, specifically at the Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort, you will be able to explore the hidden depths of the seas by taking advantage of everything offered by the Jean-Michel Cousteau Dive Centre. Divers of all experience levels can have special, new, and exciting experiences at the Namena marine reserve site. Here, they can see various species of fish and coral and different types of physical environments.