Honeymoon guide to Nanuya Lailai Island


Introducing Nanuya Lailai Island

This scenic island offers one of the best beaches in the Yasawa Island group – a long sweep of pristine palm-fringed white sand that wraps around a narrow headland and shelves gently into crystal clear water that is perfect for swimming and snorkelling.

Nanuya Lailai Island offers several small, no-frills resorts as well as the recently renovated 3.5-star Nanuya Island Resort, which offers the most facilities, including scuba diving, kayaking and snorkelling.

Located on the same beach sits West Side Water Sports, which offers a number of water activities from kayaking and diving to snorkelling and caving excursions. There are are more than 16 dive sites nearby.

A network of hillside trails link several secluded beaches on the east and west side of the island.

The southern half of the island is owned by Blue Lagoon Cruises, who use the sheltered turquoise lagoon, fringed by a gorgeous white sand beach, for snorkelling and fish-feeding.


Unwind in comfort at the 3.4-star Nanuya Island Resort. Accommodation choices include four deluxe villas and eight traditional tree house bures nestled in the wooded hills with exceptional views of the ocean. Children under 7 years old are not accepted at this resort.

Facilities include restaurant, bar, massage and water sports equipment. The resort is located on the northern tip of Nanuya Lailai Island.

Getting there

The Yasawa Flyer offers a scenic five hour cruise to Nanuya Lailai Island. Seaplane and helicopters depart Nadi International Airport and from other locations by prior arrangement. Flight time to Waya Island is around 20 minutes from Nadi.


Nanuya Lailai Island is located in the Yasawa chain of islands, around 50km north-west of the main island of Vitu Levu.
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Latest update Nanuya Lailai Island honeymoon: 15 May, 2022
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