Only an 8 minute boat ride away from the provincial capital of Western Solomon Islands, Gizo, is Fatboys Resort, Bar and Restaurant. The tropical hideaway is situated on Mbabanga Island with picturesque views of the surrounding islands of Kolombangara and Kennedy Island. The restaurant and bar is sprawled 100 meters atop azure blue water and is a welcoming sight to both day visitors and guests. Here you will enjoy freshly made cocktails and freshly caught seafood on a wooden deck overlooking colorful fish. Have a game of pool, take a dip in the ocean, go snorkeling and explore the coral reef or enjoy a kayaking session.
With an average daily temperature of 29C, perhaps you would rather just unwind and relax under the tropical sun. If so, go right ahead. Relaxation is encouraged at Fatboys! The name ‘Fatboys’ is derived from the character ‘Joe’ from the book ‘The Pickwick Papers’ by Charles Dickens. Joe – the ‘fat boy’ consumes great quantities of food and constantly falls asleep in any situation at any time of day. The Fatboys life revolves around drinking, eating, sleeping and making every conceivable effort to avoid work. Whilst at Fatboys the customer becomes ‘Joe the fat boy’.
Fatboys family friendly bar and restaurant is ideal for all ages and occasions. If you’ve got your little ones, the friendly staff knows exactly how to keep both children and parents comfortable to ensure that everyone has a lovely time. Enjoy an icy cold beverage while indulging in the fish of the day or mouth-watering crayfish. The chefs use only local produce and fresh ingredients so you can be sure that your meal is of the highest quality.
Accommodation comes in the form of Family Bungalows, Self-Contained apartments or Honeymoon Bungalows. The bungalows are constructed of traditional leaf and local hardwoods, which are designed to reflect the tropical surroundings. Each accommodation features quality imported furniture and five star bedding, mosquito nets, ceiling fans, hammocks, laundry service, daily housekeeping, tea and coffee making facilities and large verandahs.
The Honeymoon Bungalows feature large over ocean verandas while the Fatboys family bungalows are within a duplex. The family bungalows has it’s own master bedroom with Queen sized 5 star bedding and a rear bedroom with three singles. The self-contained apartments has it’s own private beach and views over both Kennedy Island and the Vona Vona. It has an upstairs master bedroom with a queen bed and ensuite, two verandahs with lounge chairs and a hammock.
The next level has a bedroom queen and a single bed. It also has a lounge room. The whole unit is screened and there are mosquito nets above each bed. There is a kitchen down stairs and a bathroom with hot water.
For more information, please visit www.solomonislandsfatboys.com.au or call +677 7443107.