Pacific Harbour lies along the south coast of Viti Levu, opposite Beqa Island. At the mouth of the Qaranaqio River, you will find The Pearl South Pacific Resort and Spa.
The Pearl Resort has a stellar reputation and is a popular destination with tourists, yachties and locals alike. The hotel was acquired in 2012 by the Mineral Resources Development Company (MRDC) of Papua New Guinea. MRDC has launched impressive plans that will see Pacific Harbour as the new modern marina and resort lifestyle destination.
The Pearl South Pacific Resort and Spa has begun developing an additional 150 rooms. On completion the future inventory of the property will be around 230 rooms with a conference centre and rumors of several over-water bungalows being thrown into the mix.
Work is well underway on the new marina and the pontoons are already in. With plans for a Fuel depot to open within 2014, the marina will be able to accommodate vessels of up to 20m in length and even Super yachts at the Qaraniqio River mouth. While berths will predominately be leased to local marine based tourism operators, visiting yachts will be welcome to use the moorings and make use of the resort facilities, enjoying access to the mainland from the heart of Fiji’s Adventure Capital.
In the plans, are 4 new restaurants, 5 bars including a classy champagne bar, and a luxury spa. You can take a dip in the pool, work out in the gym, and even play a round of golf on the championship golf course.
Stay tuned to fijimarinas.com for more updates and look forward to the official opening in 2015!
The original Pacific Harbour residential area set back from the main Queens Road, was developed back in the 1970’s as a ‘Resort Style Living’ area. Today, the town is big enough to be anonymous, but small enough to feel like you are an important member of a community.
So if you like sailing, like adventure, like Fiji, and quite like the idea of having a luxurious marina base, then keep your ear to the ground!
Images supplied by AAPi Design and Design Director Peter Rankin, Fiji’s leading architectural practice in tropical modern architecture.