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Any local shop around Natadola?

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Any local shop around Natadola?

Is there a local shop at Natadola beach for things like crisps/beer/soft drinks? If not, how far is the closest one?


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1. Re: Any local shop around Natadola?

I don't think you'll find anything close.

When we stayed at the Intercontinental the hotel had a small shop which sold a variety of things, including wine, that were cheaper than you could buy in the resort itself. But I doubt it was completely independent.

One of the small resorts next door (sorry can't remember the name) had a small cafe and I noticed a cooler display inside containing soft drinks etc. I assumed they could be bought to takeaway, but I didn't try.

The area is pretty isolated.

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2. Re: Any local shop around Natadola?

There is nothing for miles. There is a little local General Store out on the Queens Hwy, just near where you turn in, but I would suggest the nearest shop of any decency would be in Sigatoka. Surely the IC would run a shuttle bus in there, but off memory it would be a good 40min run. Everything at the IC is grossly expensive (in Fijian terms) and I don't know why anyone would want to go there, unless you're a serious golfer. They wax on about the beautiful white beach, which is nice to look at, but very dangerous to swim at. There is no reef to protect the beach from the currents. Stick to the pool and book some day trips.

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3. Re: Any local shop around Natadola?

The nearest supermarket from the IC is a fair drive away. A taxi will take you there from the resort and from memory they charged $10-$20 each way. I would suggest you purchase snacks/ alcohol when you land in Nadi.


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