Fiji, an island nation in Melanesia in the South Pacific Ocean, also known as the ‘soft coral capital of the world’ is renowned as a tropical island paradise, with an archipelago of more than 332 islands formed through volcanic activity started around 150 million years ago. Though the political turmoil in Fiji had a severe impact on the economy, but the tourism sector has recovered quickly, and Fiji has not only become a popular host for private island resort development, but also a vacation spot for the rich and famous like James Bond star Pierce Brosnan, RedBull co-owner Dietrich Mateschitz who owns the Laucala Island in Fiji, and actor Mel Gisbon who owns Fiji’s luxurious Mago Island. Now, any of the high-net-worth individual who’s looking forward to own an exotic island should note that Nananu-i-cake ‘Nananu-e-thake’, an exclusive freehold private island with smaller satellite isle, and all facilities in place for immediate occupation is up for grabs for $10 million.
Regarded to be an incredibly rare private island property in Fiji, the Nananu-i-cake Island offers not only an extensive potential for further development with the 600 acres of private property, but also 5 gorgeous beaches, an excellent year-round climate, and 360-degree views across the South Pacific Ocean.
Nananu-i-cake is located approximately 1 km off the Northern Coast Fiji’s largest Island, the Viti Levu. The island can be accessed with ease from Nadi International airport or from Fijian capital of Suva.
The island boasts a lavish residence designed by noted architect Murray Cockburn, which comprises of 4 bedrooms, 2 additional guest room suites, large open plan living and dining room, a spacious library, dining room and a beautiful swimming pool.
The island has well-established access tracks to all of the 5 beaches, along with amenities like stables, staff quarters and sheep and horse paddocks, inclusive of stock, boats, jeep, a fresh water supply and 300,000 gallons of water storage and a private deep-water jetty for access.
Besides the extensive landscaped gardens developed over the years, the island still maintains the natural tropical vegetation, including pine forests for potential harvest and groves of mango trees lining some of the trails.
Notably, this island also boast an interesting history remaining in the same Family since 1974, when Sir Harold Mitchell purchased the two adjacent freehold Islands as an idyllic retreat.