Imagine being in a state of intense happiness and bliss! Thats what you will find when youre onboard Seventh Heaven Fiji. This newlylaunched pontoon is a $4 million floating bar and restaurant. Thats what you will find when youre onboard Seventh Heaven Fiji. This newlylaunched pontoon is a $4 million floating bar and restaurant.As the name the suggests you could be soaking up the sun in total happiness.Sipping on pina colada a chapman perhaps or jumping off the plank into the Mamanucas endless turquoise waters against the clear blue skies.
Your approximate sixhour stay is on every tourists and travellers to do list in Fiji.As you get onboard the pontoon which leaves around 930am daily from Port Denarau you will almost immediately be welcomed with the traditional Bula Maleya tunes to set the tone for your journey.The man behind this new bucket list adventure is Eddy Rotteveel a Kiwi who had been travelling to Fiji for holiday and found something missing to his experience.For 25 years Mr Rotteveel and his family were frequent holidaymakers to Fiji at some of the finest resorts.A floating restaurant and bar was the idea after a conversation with a likeminded group.
For six years Seventh Heaven Fiji had been in the making. We are very proud that it is finally here floating and serving tourists and local people Mr Rotteveel said. We opened on Friday and it has been going really well. The name Seventh Heaven was just a perfect fit. We were sitting around with a group of people and we suggested the name!Fiji is paradise and therefore it should be called Seventh Heaven Fiji. Facilities on Seventh Heaven includes a an international bar and restaurant. Photos Nicolette Chambers Beginnings The construction took close to five years with the entire structure assembled and manufactured in Fiji.
Between 20 to 25 staff will be serving you depending on the number of guests of which can accommodate up to 200 guests.15 staff are situated at the yard offices and the booth in Port Denarau.The opening on Friday saw a promising 65 guests onboard.All the staff we have here are absolutely wonderful in their chosen profession he said.Whether its from the bar staff to the chefs the kitchen staff the masseuse everyone knows and they have got each others backs and they chipin where its needed.Seventh Heaven Fiji has already received a lot of bookings including from various groups Mr Rotteveel added.
Facilities on Seventh Heaven includes infinity beds and sun loungers. Photos Nicolette ChambersMr Rotteveel said Seventh Heaven Fiji was about four and a half times bigger than Cloud 9.Cloud 9 is very successful and it operates a very good business he said.We focus on families too.We really want to bring in the Fijian culture into Seventh Heaven.For trips Mr Rotteveel said they were looking at expanding their oneday trip to two a day.We are working with local stakeholders so that they can provide transport from their local resorts to Seventh Heaven he said. Seventh Heaven anchors up from its floating spot at around 3pm the afternoon and heads back to Port Denarau.