MILL VALLEY, CA-Auberge Resorts Collection plans to manage Nanuku Resort and Spa, an ultra-luxury boutique resort that opened in March on Fiji's main island of Viti Levu, and rebrand it Nanuku Auberge Resort Fiji. The resort is owned by Bixby Bridge Capital, a Chicago-based real estate investment firm.
"We are delighted to bring the Auberge brand to the Fiji Islands," said Craig T. Reid, president and CEO, Auberge Resorts Collection. "This gem of a South Sea resort embraces all of the Auberge hallmarks: sensational locale, exceptional service and cuisine and guest experiences that inspire a sense of discovery. It is a natural partnership and an exciting addition to the Auberge Resorts Collection portfolio."
Nanuku offers 18 Balinese-style suite and villa accommodations furnished with contemporary and Fijian decor, featuring decks, private plunge pools and ocean views. Nanuku's Club House is the private hub for resort guests and boasts gardens and sea views through a colonnade of handcrafted Fijian decorated posts. The Lomana Spa and Wellness Centre includes a fitness center (with personal trainer on standby), a hair salon, the Lailai Children's Club and a guest library. Guests may learn skills from local artisans in the Cakava Creative Workshop, from grass skirt