‘Honeybees’ are the latest buzz in Natadola, Fiji
Natadola honey beehives project cultivates home-grown raw honey for guests' indulgence at Spa InterContinental and Navo Signature Restaurant, aligning with Resort's sustainability goals.
20th May 2023 (Natadola, Fiji): InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa launched its honeybee project by installing ten beehives in the Engineering gardens, each containing approximately 60,000 bees. Led by the Resident Beekeeper, Simione Neirube, the project aims to provide a haven for the bees and assist the resort to sustainably producing honey for consumption by its guests.
Aligned with the resort's Journey to Tomorrow sustainability initiatives, the Natadola honey beehives project focuses on producing more home-grown raw honey for consumption. The project provides a unique experience for guests to indulge in 100% pure honey during breakfast at Navo Signature Restaurant and Club InterContinental, as well as in Spa InterContinental with its signature honey treatment.
Around sixty litres of honey have been harvested from all the hives since the project was set up, with the long-term goal of producing enough honey to supply the whole resort year-round.
“We are thrilled to launch the honeybee project, which is another step towards our long-term goal of becoming a more sustainable resort. Our guests have the opportunity to experience the unique taste of our home-grown raw honey in various aspects of their stay, including breakfast at Navo Restaurant and Club InterContinental, as well as our signature Spa InterContinental treatment.,” said Lachlan Walker, Area General Manager – South Pacific. “This project aligns with our sustainability initiatives, and we are excited to offer our guests a truly immersive and sustainable experience”.
Signature Experience to Try
Natadola Bay Honey Retreat Spa Treatment
Indulge in the rejuvenating properties of locally produced honey from Natadola Bay and treat your skin to a luxurious 90-minute spa experience. The journey begins with a sugar and honey scrub, followed by a yoghurt honey wrap and facial. After a rich milk and honey cleanse, the skin is treated with an organic antioxidant mask of honey, yoghurt, and turmeric. Finally, surrender to the soothing massage strokes of our talented therapists, leaving you feeling relaxed and revitalised in mind, body, and soul.
Taste of Natadola Bay Honey
Start your day on a sweet note by indulging in our raw honey during breakfast at Navo Signature Restaurant and Club InterContinental. Sourced from our very own honeybees at the resort, our honey is a delicious and natural accompaniment to your breakfast dishes. You can even see the fresh honeycomb on display, oozing with golden elixir, for a truly immersive experience. Don't miss the chance to try our home-grown honey and add a touch of sweetness to your morning meal.
IHG Hotels and Resorts in Fiji is committed to continuing its efforts to reduce its environmental impact and support sustainable travel. The company has implemented several other initiatives, such as the Community Care Fund, IHG's ‘Greener Stay’ initiative, and working with Sustainable Community Partners like Rise Beyond the Reef and the Ministry of Forestry.
For more information on our ‘Sustainability Journey’, on fiji.intercontinental.com/journey-to-tomorrow.
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