As Tavarua is home to some of the best waves in the world, including Cloudbreak and Restaurants—the two main arenas for the Fiji Pro—guests can surf easy knowing that their trip is part of the solution to global and local challenges to sustainability and not part of the problem. In an effort to conserve these precious surfing resources, Tavarua maintains their moorings which mitigate impacts on coral from dropping anchor and they work with the Mamanuca Environment Society to test ocean water quality around the island.
Enhancing the livelihoods of locals in the nearby villages of Nabila and Momi has been a central focus. The resort has built 44 homes, three churches, and two schools, along with providing electricity, running water, and septic tanks. Tavarua also funds scholarships for primary, secondary, and tertiary students in addition to flying their staff internationally for life saving procedures when necessary.
Tavarua is the only resort in the world that is 100% compliant with STOKE’s cultural heritage sustainability criteria. By integrating Fijian culture into every aspect of the resort, Tavarua supports local heritage conservation and enables guests to have authentic cultural experiences and form real and lasting relationships with local people.