Press Release

Nanuku, Auberge Resorts Collection Recognized As Number One Resort In Australia And The Pacific In Condé Nast Traveler’s 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards

PACIFIC HARBOUR, FIJI (October 8, 2019) – Nanuku, Auberge Resorts Collection, the South Pacific paradise set along the legendary serene coastline of Fiji’s main island of Viti Levu, was today recognized as the No. 1 resort in Australia and the Pacific in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards.


“We are so honored that Nanuku has been voted the No. 1 resort in the Australia and Pacific region by Condé Nast Traveler’s knowledgeable and well-traveled readers,” said Chris Gabaldon, Chief Operating Officer, Auberge Resorts Collection. “Authentic and dynamic Fijian adventures are what set Nanuku apart from the others in Fiji. Our gracious staff treat every guest like family and we look forward to continuing to provide the exceptional service and one-of-a-kind experiences that leave visitors with a strong bond to Nanuku’s people and blissful setting.”


Nanuku, Auberge Resorts Collection is a world-class island escape with two miles of pristine white-sand beaches and captivatingly vivid skies. The property’s specialty is providing guests with immersive, adventurous and genuine local experiences that highlight the rich culture of the destination. Nanuku is versatile enough to be a haven for every type of explorer and is the go-to for couples, families, groups and solo travelers around the world.


Located in “Fiji’s Adventure Capital,” the resort provides guests with over 50 activities to choose from, including spending the night on the resort’s private island, trekking through lush jungles to discover a three-pool waterfall and experiencing a traditional Kava ceremony with a local tribe. A leader in sustainability, the resort enables guests to help sustain the pristine environment with coral planting alongside Nanuku’s resident Marine Biologist. Nanuku recently introduced 13 ultramodern, luxury Auberge Beach Villas, complete with private plunge pools and outdoor terraces, offering families and groups of friends expansive and private accommodations steps from the beach, bringing the total number of resort accommodations to 37 intimate suites, villas and residences.


The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and are commonly known as “the best of the best of travel.” This year, more than 600,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers across the globe submitted a recording-breaking number of responses rating their travel experiences to provide a full snapshot of where and how we travel today.


The 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards are published on Condé Nast Traveler’s website at and will appear in the November issue of Condé Nast Traveler US and UK print editions.