Vintage Fiji Vacations at Vintage Prices

January 7th, 2010|

Daku Resort is Vintage Fiji at Vintage Prices – a perfect holiday. It has all the pleasures of a bure in a traditional bayside resort without the  prices of five star resort life. A place to kick […]

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Squash week October 24 – 31

July 20th, 2015|

Squash week and tournament – and fun in Fiji
In partnership with the Squash Association of Savusavu and the Planters’ Club

Enjoy a week of intense competition, tournament play and fun in Fiji……

Daily squash arranged though […]

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Laughter: giggling, gasping and guffawing

May 16th, 2015|

Last week we had a truly hilarious laughter workshop with Jani Burdett. For almost 40 minutes (37, to be exact) she had a group of people bellowing, roaring and cackling with laughter. It’s an extraordinary […]

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Yoga therapy and spinal health

April 25th, 2015|

Liz Bennett has been teaching yoga and working as a physiotherapist for over 15 years. She comes to Daku Resort in Fiji in August and reflects on the benefits of her practice as […]

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Open your eyes!

April 3rd, 2015|

If there’s a mantra for a week that was it: Open your eyes to the beauty around you – starting off with the beauty of the view straight in front of the yoga shala. It’s […]

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The sacred red prawns of Naweni

March 13th, 2015|

The sacred red prawns of Fiji are found in only two places, and Naweni,  just 25 km from Savusavu, is one of them.  They are known as ura-buta – cooked prawns – because of their […]

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Lois’ drawings: the details of Daku

January 2nd, 2015|

I love it when a guest just happens to have sketched their time at Daku. I have no idea why I interpret it as a compliment but I do – maybe […]

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Mangos……

December 22nd, 2014|

The market has been full of mangos…..

 

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Ethics forum

December 20th, 2014|

Dr Simon Longstaff is Australia’s best known ethicist. In October he leads an extraordinary week delving into some of the major issues in life, whilst situated in an environment where you can truly switch off from your daily routine and focus on the daily discussions. It's a vacation with a difference - the pleasures of Fiji with the stimulation, energy and reward of taking the time to look deeply at ethical issues under the guidance of one of the world's  best ethicist.
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A bit of paradise on a paintbrush

December 16th, 2014|

Malcolm was back at Daku in November liberally spreading paint, humour and good cheer.  The sounds of the workshop seesaw between raucous laughter and then deep, silent concentration. Malcolm takes his […]

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Mud glorious mud!

December 6th, 2014|

The other day a group of our yogis spent a great afternoon at a local natural mud pool. It bubbles up in the back of a small property belonging to a local Fijian […]

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Teaching people to paint when they’re excited is easy.

October 3rd, 2014|

Mark Waller came back to lead his second painting retreat in August. His week is called Discovery, Inspiration, Technique. Here’s his account of how he covered all three:

Coming back to Daku was a little bit […]

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If that’s what yoga has given her, I’ll have some more!

August 29th, 2014|

Deidre Lee is a person who sparkles.

She exudes a cheerfulness that bounces around and gives off little zings of positive energy.

 

Her yoga retreat combined a morning asana practice that was relatively demanding with […]

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