KOKOMO ISLAND, FIJI BY ELIZA O'HARE

ISLAND SNAPS OF KOKOMO ISLAND, THE PRISTINE TROPICAL SANCTUARY IN FIJI, BY OUR FRIEND, AND ASSOCIATE EDITOR OF HARPER’S BAZAAR AUSTRALIA, ELIZA O’HARE

A view of the sun setting over the island from a private pool on the beach
The bright blue water, small white beach and thick greenery that make up the Kokomo coast
A distant aerial view of Kokomo and the deep blue ocean from a sea plane A distant aerial view of Kokomo and the deep blue ocean from a sea plane
White hibiscus sitting amongst vibrant greenery White hibiscus sitting amongst vibrant greenery
Kokomo Island Resort sits metres from the water’s edge, blocked only by a row of tall palm trees Kokomo Island Resort sits metres from the water’s edge, blocked only by a row of tall palm trees
A deep stone bathtub fills with water and looks out to a private outdoor garden area A deep stone bathtub fills with water and looks out to a private outdoor garden area
Lunch at Kokomo Island consists of chilli flash fried prawns and cold white wine
Kokomo Island, Fiji - By Eliza O'Hare Kokomo Island, Fiji - By Eliza O'Hare
A single hammock hangs between palm trees and overlooks the different shades of blue in the ocean
The interior of the resort bar features wicker furniture and large hanging wicker light fixtures The interior of the resort bar features wicker furniture and large hanging wicker light fixtures
An ocean-front hut with natural interiors and low lighting – the perfect spot for an evening drink
Bright pink hibiscus flowers sit atop a lush green bush Bright pink hibiscus flowers sit atop a lush green bush
An aerial view of a love heart shaped island and bordering turquoise reef An aerial view of a love heart shaped island and bordering turquoise reef
Clear blue waters, bright white sand and tall palm trees along the coastline
An aerial view of a rainforest-dense Kokomo Island and its surrounding reefs and islands
A walk along the pier at sunset where the yellow hues reflect off the ocean A walk along the pier at sunset where the yellow hues reflect off the ocean
Where to Stay on Kokomo Island: Kokomo Island Private Resort Where to Stay on Kokomo Island: Kokomo Island Private Resort
Clear emerald green water
Eliza sits at her private pool in her beachfront villa, with the bright blue ocean directly behind her
The top of a palm tree captured as the breeze blows through it The top of a palm tree captured as the breeze blows through it
The welcome sign in a wooden hut reads “Kokomo Island Fiji” The welcome sign in a wooden hut reads “Kokomo Island Fiji”
Lush tropical gardens filled with native plants
Bougainvillea in full bloom  Bougainvillea in full bloom
Walk to the end of the narrow pier where a seaplane waits on clear turquoise waters Walk to the end of the narrow pier where a seaplane waits on clear turquoise waters
A private villa pool sits underneath a straw roof, just 12 steps away from the ocean
Watching the sunset over the ocean from sun loungers in the private villa Watching the sunset over the ocean from sun loungers in the private villa