Jean Michel Cousteau Resort

Jean Michel Cousteau Resort

Located on the island of Vanua Levu, Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort Fiji is the epitome of a luxury scuba diving resort in Fiji. The resort sits on a 17-acre beachfront coconut plantation overlooking Savusavu Bay. Jean Michel, the son of the famed Jacques Cousteau, is the founder and owner of the resort which has a mission of eco-friendly tourism at the highest level – a dream Fiji scuba diving destination!

All bures are elevated to take advantage of the views and sea breezes. They have Vesi timber floors, wall to wall wooden-louvered, screened windows which provide excellent ventilation. All bures have a luxurious custom made King bed, single day bed, overhead fans, standing fan, private deck, writing desk, robes, French press coffeemaker, iron & ironing board and hair dryer. The bathrooms feature warm Italian tile surfaces, large double vanity, generous storage space and a separate shower. There is also a mini-bar stocked with complimentary bottled soft drinks & Fiji water in each bure.

General Information

Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort features just 25 bures (Fijian bungalows) delivering world-class lodging amidst quintessential Fiji island serenity. Slip into premier Fiji accommodations, with rattan furnishings, a plush king-size bed, over sized bathrooms, private deck, and bures with garden or ocean views. To enhance tranquility, the Fijian bures have no telephones or televisions, however there is complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access.

Scuba Highlights

The Jean-Michel Cousteau Dive Center is a full-service facility offering a wide range of once-in-a-lifetime dive experiences. A 5-star PADI dive center with professional dive masters and instructors and everything you will need for your diving adventures.

Three purpose-built dive vessels can take you the many outstanding dive sites just 10-15 minutes from the resort and reach Namena, widely acclaimed to be one of the top dive sites in the world, in 45 minutes. A reef system just south of the resort is surrounded by mile-after-mile of unexplored reefs, with seemingly bottomless drop-offs, multi-colored soft corals, and perfect coral gardens supporting an abundance of marine life.

Travel Highlights


Catamaran sailing, paddle boards, kayaking, snorkeling, swimming, beach picnics, TV & video room, hammocking, tennis, volleyball, table tennis, trampoline, swimming pool with water slide, night snorkelling & board games

Savusavu farmers market trip, village church services, Nukubulavu village trip, Fijian story telling,
palm leaf & basket making, discover Savusavu town, Kava ceremony, Fijian lovo.

Ecological (Led by the resort’s on-site Marine Biologist)…
Guided snorkeling trips, nature hikes, reef flat walk, mangrove tour, reef critters & coral city slide show, glass-bottom boat excursions, rainforest walk and waterfall hike, edible landscape tour, clam farm excursion, traditional Fijian medicine walk, star gazing, night snorkeling, slide show presentations.

Daily early morning yoga class.


Tucked away on a private peninsula overlooking Savusavu Bay and the Koro Sea, the Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort is the quintessential tropical island vacation experience.

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