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Santa Comes to Daku

Santa comes to Daku

26 December 2011

Christmas Day is never complete without Santa, and sure enough, he arrived at lunch with a sack of presents. There were 20 guests, and everyone received a small gift. Santa ho-ho-ho’d around and then disappeared off again whilst we went through to a fairly traditional lunch of chicken, ham, roast potatoes, pumpkin and carrot followed [...]

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Trekking around Savusavu

Fran and Dave – Intrepid Explorers of the Month

16 October 2011

Fran and Dave from Christchurch, New Zealand – our intrepid explorers of the month. Many of our guests at Daku enjoy strenuous hikes, and I knew these two were up for a challenge by the way they skipped up and down the steep muddy slopes of our waterfall path (which we have subsequently re-cut with [...]

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Dolphin Dreaming - Daku Resort

Dolphin Dreaming

21 September 2011

A trip to see dolphins with a couple of guests – and we could not have been more blessed. The weather was beautiful – warm sun, blue skies with a scattering of clouds, a light breeze. Our boatman Joe was a warm, confident young man who had spent his life growing up around the waters [...]

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Nakabolou Hot Springs

Journey up the Jungle

29 August 2011

Savusavu is known for its geothermal hot springs, and many more are to be found scattered around the island of Vanua Levu. There’s a particularly notable outcrop in the remote village of Nakabolou, where a series of specially constructed stone pools were once built for the use of the village’s chiefly rulers. Much of the [...]

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New sign at Daku Resort

New sign – and back to normal

14 April 2010

Here’s a picture of our new sign – the last one got international coverage when it was destroyed in the cyclone, but here we are again back to normal. It was a bright sunny day when the photo was taken, but in case you’re interested, the rather dark figures below are Raj and JJ.

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