Centrally situated on the northwestern tip of Koro island, which is the 6th largest of Fiji's islands. The site is close to the government jetty with it's roll-on roll-off ferry and the airport where there are flights from the international gateway at Nadi airport and the capital city of Suva.Koro Island is the 6th largest of the 300+ islands in Fiji. It is located in the Lomaiviti group in the Koro Sea.
If you want to get away from it
all, see unspoiled beauty, meet genuinely nice locals and live
inexpensively for part of the year or year-round, consider Koro
Island in Fiji. Koro's Seaview Estates subdivision has grown to be a place of gathering for
those seeking refuge from the mad crowds and the hustle and bustle of
our cities. It has become a haven for both those seeking a simpler
lifestyle as well as for those that like a bit of luxury.
There are now 20 homes at Dere Bay with many more on the drawing board. The adjacent property on the southern boundary called "Tulani Estate" has been acquired and several units have been developed to provide low cost accommodation for lot owners whilst they are building. Gardens and landscaping are being undertaken with the aim of creating a self sufficient community.
Most people who visit Dere Bay pick up the feeling that is a "Special Place" and certainly the local Fijians have a legend that the area will one day be "settled by people from all over the world."
The resort offers many man-made additions for recreation, while the prime location and enclosed reef area lend themselves to snorkeling, windsurfing, kayaking and great scuba diving.
Stage 1&2 offer
beachfront and gorgeous ocean view lots from $25,000 to
Totaling close to 700 acres,
with about 450 acres for sale to individuals, the development is attempting to become self-sustainable by planting
gardens, a community center and a small resort. Owners are able to
have full freehold title and build up to two homes on one-acre
parcels. Many neighbors have already moved in and friendships are
growing, some 20 homes have been built as of 12-2002. If you are
interested in learning more about Koro Island, contact us by
Email or call us at
(808)-924-1320 in the US. Owners come from
Australia, New Zealand, the United States and all over Europe. Many
build vacation homes, some stay permanently on Koro.
Getting to Koro:
1. From Nadi you can take a seaplane directly to the house on Koro. You will land on the water almost right in front of the resort. Pacific Island Seaplanes flies there and their contact number is 725 644. They require a minimum of 4 passengers.
2. Most visitors will fly from Nadi to the airport at Nausori (which is just a few miles outside of the capitol city of Suva). You can fly either Air Fiji (313 666) or Sunflower Airlines (723 016). From Nausori you fly to Koro Island on Air Fiji . At Koro you will be picked up by car and driven to the house
From the capitol city of Suva, there three more alternatives.
3. You can catch the new ferry which is run by Consort Shipping (302 877). The ferry sails from Suva on Saturdays and Thursdays at 6:00 PM. It is an 8 hour trip by ferry. It returns on Mondays and Thursdays (sailing at midnight). You will be met at the ferry and driven to the house and driven back to the ferry jetty when it is time for your departure.
4. You can fly from Nausori to Savusavu on the island of Taveuni via either Air Fiji or Sunflower Airlines. If you choose this option you will be picked up at the Savusavu Yacht Club and taken by small boat to Koro Island. It is about an hour and a half boat ride.