Independent review for Charlie's Cottages on the North Coast of the main Fiji Island

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Charlie’s Place Fiji offers just two budget cottages overlooking the beachfront of Nananu-i-Ra Island with pretty views across the bay to the north coast of Viti Levu. With a pretty protected beach with decent swimming and snorkelling from the pier, and an long sweeping white sand beach over the hill for with great winds for both windsurfing and kite-surfing (bring own gear), Charlie’s makes an affordable beach holiday away from the main tourist centres.

Recommended For:
  • Singles, Couples & Families
  • Budget Beach Holiday
  • Windsurfing & Kite Surfing
Quick Facts
  • 4 Units
  • Small Island - Beachfront Location
  • Self Catering

Charlie's Cottages Room Details & Rates

Room Category
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(c = child)
Hotel Public Rate
(for 2 people)
Dorm Room Cottage A 4 F$
Private Cottage B 7 F$

Charlie's Cottages Information & Facts

  • Hotel Location:    Beach Front on a small island off north coast of Viti levu
  • Getting There:    2 hrs 40 mins by road from Nadi Airport PLUS 10 mins boat ride
  • Unique Qualities:    Lovely swimming beaches and laid back island atmosphere
  • Ideal for:    Couples, Backpackers
  • Hotel Features:    3 self contained cottages on hill overlooking ocean
  • Dining:    No restaurant - two independent restaurants walking distance
  • Children Policy:    All ages welcome
  • Local Attractions / Tours:    Walking trails, village visit
  • The Beach:    Fine white sand infront and excellent beaches around point
  • The Ocean:    Excellent for swimming, protected and mostly sandy bottom
  • Snorkelling:    Excellent, offshore from pier
  • Other Activities:    Kayaks, Diving, Catamarans, Windsurfing, Kite Surfing

Hotel Amenities

Accommodation in each cottage consists of a large lounge with simple kitchen facilities, a double bedroom and bathroom (cold water only) and a private veranda. Cottage A is used either as a dorm lodge or private cottage, with Cottage B used exclusively as Private Cottage.

Your host, Louise, can cook meals by prior arrangement, or guests can either self cater or try out one of two restaurants a short walk along the beach.