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Some of Fiji's offshore resorts are better at getting away from it all than others. The ones I list below are small enough that you won't have a lot of company, and -- since they are on islands all by themselves -- you won't have people from another property walking along your stretch of private beach.

  • Wadigi Island Resort (Wadigi Island, the Mamanucas; tel. 672 0901; www.wadigi.com): On a tiny islet, Wadigi Island Resort has just three units, all on top of a peak with a glorious view of nearby Malolo Island and the surrounding Mamanucas. It's expensive and very private, so no one will care if you run around naked.

  • Matamanoa Island Resort (Matamanoa Island, the Mamanucas; tel. 666 0511; www.matamanoa.com): In the westernmost of the Mamanucas, this remote little resort is one of Fiji's most reasonably priced romantic resorts, and its beach is superb.

  • Yasawa Island Resort and Spa (Yasawa Island, the Yasawas; tel. 672 2266; www.yasawa.com): Another great honeymoon choice, Yasawa Island Resort and Spa has no neighbors and is therefore very private. Its secluded honeymoon bure (bungalow) has its own private beach and pool.

  • Lalati Resort & Spa (Beqa Island; tel. 347 2033; www.lalati-fiji.com): Beside picturesque Malumu Bay and enjoying a fine view of the Beqa Lagoon and Viti Levu's southern shore, Lalati appeals to couples looking to dive, or to just get away. The full-service spa is augmented by an air-conditioned lounge with TV and DVD player, and the outdoor pool helps compensate for a poor beach.

  • Royal Davui Island Fiji (in Beqa Lagoon; tel. 330 7090; www.royaldavui.com): On a tiny, rocky islet in Beqa Lagoon, this luxury resort is set above a small beach. Bungalows are built in an old-growth hillside, but guests are compensated by marvelous views from each unit's plunge pool-equipped veranda.

  • Dive Kadavu/Matana Beach Resort (Kadavu Island; tel. 368 3502; www.divekadavu.com): Only a 10-minute boat ride from Kadavu's airstrip, this little resort has been a top dive base since 1983, but it has begun using the name Matana Beach Resort to take advantage of its location on one of Fiji's most beautiful beaches.

  • Matava -- The Astrolabe Hideaway (Kadavu Island; tel. 333 6222; www.matava.com): Much farther than Dive Kadavu from the airstrip -- at least 45 minutes by small boat -- Matava is so eco-friendly it has no air-conditioners and turns on the solar-powered lights only at night. Made primarily of thatch and other natural materials, its bungalows are both basic and charming. It's close to many Great Astrolabe Reef dive sights, but it also specializes in kayaking trips and bird-watching.

  • The Wakaya Club (Wakaya Island; tel. 344 0128; www.wakaya.com): Except for a few private villas owned by Hollywooders and other well-heeled types, Fiji's top resort has all of Wakaya Island to itself. Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, and other Aussie celebs have been known to take a break at Wakaya on their way home.

  • Moody's Namena (Namenalala Island, off Savusavu; tel. 881 3764; www.moodysnamenafiji.com): You either take a seaplane or ride a boat for more than an hour to reach Joan and Tom Moody's little resort. Not only is Namenalala surrounded by the fabulous Namea Reef, but the island also has five beaches, four of them so private the pathways leading to them have OCCUPIED/UNOCCUPIED signs to prevent your fellow guests from disturbing you.

  • Matangi Island Resort (Matagi Island, off Taveuni; tel. 888/628-2644 or 888 0260; www.matangiisland.com): This couples-only resort's honeymoon bungalow up in a Pacific almond tree is both charming and private, and you can walk over the hill and have the gorgeous beach in Horseshoe Bay all to yourselves.

  • Qamea Resort and Spa (Qamea Island, off Taveuni; tel. 866/867-2632 or 888 0220; www.qamea.com): Qamea's two luxurious honeymoon bungalows are situated on one end of the resort, although I prefer the two other villas with their own plunge pools.

  • Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.