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Barefoot Island Lodge

3.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Drawaqa Island | Yasawa Islands, Naviti Island, Fiji
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in a premium ensuite bure as well as a shared bure. The private ones are absolutely worth it. The insides are luxurious and face the absolutely stunning lagoon. Having your own private bathroom and outdoor shower was amazing. Staff was so warm and friendly, I had new friends within days. I also thought the food was always quite... More

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Maroochydore Qld Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are a family of 5 with kids aged 13,13 and 15 and spent 3 nights at barefoot. My wife and myself had an ensuite "tent" and the 3 kids were in a 3 bed dorm. The ensuite tent was very comfortable with big fly screened windows and doors and a great outdoor shower and toilet. It has a concrete... More

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Traralgon, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Barefoot Island was a dream-relaxing, chilled and beautiful. Its like 5 star camping-all you need but no unnecessary first world crap.Staff were great, accommodation, clean and comfortable-definitely worth paying the extra for ensuite if you can afford it-if you cant the shared facilities were clean and no queueing. Food was fine. Swimming with the Manta rays was awesome. Will definitely... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff and service was excellent, our premium bure was nice, clean, tidy, only what surprised us was that it was maid of tent, which at the end was nice as we had fresh air, stunning sunset views and own bathroom. Swimming with Manta ray is just amazing. Food provided as full board was actually tasty!

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to spend some relaxing time Staff are fantastic (Hello Annie & Leba) & swimming with the manta's was just amazing The view from your room is amazing with the sound of the waves all night is very peaceful Just loved the basic life there very relaxing

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Anyone looking for a fantastic authentic Fijian experience, you must go to Barefoot Island Resort. The second we stepped of the boat we were greeted by the warm hearts of lovely local Fijians. The people made the trip and we loved being immersed in the nature of Fiji. We swam with Manta rays which was unreal and snorkelled along beautifully... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first resort during our Fiji tour, it was unsane to hear the roar of the ocean all night long, but you get pretty quick used to it, what we liked is that it is basic but genuine and real, it lets you really taste the wild nature of Yaskawa islands and the staff, like all the Fijians, are so... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I stayed at barefoot island to kick off my Yasawa Island trip. I was staying in a double bure on the sunrise side of the island which was beautiful. Your door opens to a view of Palm trees and beach and fantastic snorkelling right off the beach. Rooms very basic and terribly overpriced for what you get, just a bed... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

My partner and I stayed 4 nights at Barefoot at the start of July and loved so much about it! The whole island is stunning and set out so perfectly. There's the sweetest pathways winding through the resort that are well taken care of and raked so you really can be barefoot the whole time! We even walked comfortably to... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

When we just arrived I thought the place was a bit rough and 'backpackery', permanent tent and roaches falling in your head from palm trees in the outdoor bathroom haha:) but! The place is super warm, staff are exceptional and friendly, they remember your name straight away. Joey and Bio are absolute legends! Location of the place is awesome, wanted... More

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Address: Drawaqa Island | Yasawa Islands, Naviti Island, Fiji
Location: Fiji > Yasawa Islands > Naviti Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Barefoot Island Lodge 3*
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Also Known As:
Barefoot Lodge - Sailing Safari Hotel Naviti Island
Barefoot Island Lodge Fiji/Naviti Island

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Barefoot Island lies on the secluded volcanic island of Drawaqa in the central Yasawa Islands of Fiji. The stunning coral gardens right off the beach are some of the best in Fiji. The island offers a tranquil environment with just the sound of the waves gently touching the shore is the perfect destination for budget travellers searching for the ideal tropical island getaway. You can relax on your hammock and watch the sunrise. Take a short stroll along the sandy paths with trees of papaya, mango, banana and coconuts and tropical flowers to the other side of the island and watch the sunset from your hammock. ... more   less 
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