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Matava - Fiji's Premier Eco Adventure Resort

3.5 of 5 Resort   |   Vunisea | PO Box 63, Fiji
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I'm still at a lost for words when someone asks how our trip to Fiji was. My heart fills with joy and my eyes fill with tears. Our trip to Matava Resort in Kadavu Fiji was one of the best trips we have have ever taken as individuals and group leaders! It was filled with meaningful memories that will always... More

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Oregon, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were at your resort with the Breezeway Bubbles Scuba group from 9/4 - 9/13. I usually write a note on my tip envelope when we are on dive trips. For some reason I didn't do that this time. My husband, Mike and I had a fabulous time while at your resort. We hope our gratuity reflects the amount of... More

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Kearney, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I can not say enough about our romantic yet adventurous honeymoon at Matava! Coming from the very center of the US, we were nervous but excited about what our week might entail, but from the moment we arrived, they exceeded our expectations. The food was delicious (and they were very accommodating with food allergies and preferences), the... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I we had a wonderful time at Matava! It is more than we expected. The location is amazing, the bures are great: all natural elements (wood, cotton..) no electricity, solar panel for the hot water... a dream! We wanted a place to 'escape' from the modern world, a peaceful location to 'desappear'... and we had it. The... More

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We had a wonderful time at Matava! Owning a SCUBA business, we spend a lot of time at different resorts around the globe. Of all the places we've visited, there was something extra special about this resort. The staff immediately made you feel at home, getting to know your name, room, and food preferences within the first 24 hours of... More

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AdrianWatt, Owner at Matava - Fiji's Premier Eco Adventure Resort, responded to this review

Hi Brittany, Thank you for writing such a complimentary review of your stay. We are delighted you had a wonderful time and enjoyed our fresh organic food and helpful Fijian staff :-) It was a pleasure to have you stay and you would be most welcome back any time. Thanks and best regards, Adrian More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Matava Eco-adventure resort is located in Kadavu Island, a short plane ride and a 45 minute boat ride from Fiji's capital. We visited the resort during the last wek of July. It was a wonderful experience. Matava has a lot to offer: (1) Safe diving in the amazing Astrolabe reef. It was very windy when we were there and this... More

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AdrianWatt, Owner at Matava - Fiji's Premier Eco Adventure Resort, responded to this review

Hi Luis, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a clear and informative review of your stay with us. I am sure other travelers will benefit from your information. We are all delighted to read that you very much enjoyed our food, our service, diving on the Great Astrolabe Barrier Reef and of course getting away from... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Spent a week at Matava Kadavu Fiji. The accommodations were extremely basic. No shampoo, 2 lights 1 bath 1 central in the room.The lights for the entire facitlity went out at about 7 PM each night. Meals were a bare minimum. Fish soup, white rice, vege and desert. you eat what they serve no choices except vegetarian. No larger servings... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

Matava has really special energy! People, place itself, nature, beautiful view from top-hill bure, birds, reef, everything is so magic, that I can easily call it a Heaven on earth. Even the journey from airport to resort by boat is memorable for my lifetime. I will never forget smiles,hospitality, easygoing kava party, delicious tuna sashimi, fresh piña coladas, searching for... More

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AdrianWatt, Owner at Matava - Fiji's Premier Eco Adventure Resort, responded to this review

Hi Grega and Uri Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay with us at Matava Resort. We are delighted you so enjoyed all the fresh healthy delicious food, kayaking, diving the amazing Barrier Reef and the whole experience of visiting a beautiful unique slice of Fiji... and of course having such fun with our... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The flight to Kandavu is on a small plane, you & your luggage, including hand luggage will be weighed. If carrying dive gear you will go close to excess baggage, depends on how many clothes you "need" for an island/ dive holiday. The trip to & from Kandavu airport was in the front & back of a ute/ SUV, no... More

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AdrianWatt, Owner at Matava - Fiji's Premier Eco Adventure Resort, responded to this review

Hi Kim, Thank you very much for writing an informative and complimentary review of your stay with us. I was delighted to read you appreciated our wonderful staff and the efforts we all go to to ensure all our guests have the best possible holiday. Sounds like you really enjoyed the food ! Even though we are remote we make... More

Cary, Illinois
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Specifically, we were to spend one week at Paradise on Taveuni and one week at Matava on Kadavu. However, Fiji Airways (the local government run airline) decided to change our flight from Taveuni to Nadi to one day later and our flight from Nadi to Kadavu to one day earlier…impossible. They also cancelled our flight from Kadavu back to Nadi... More

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AdrianWatt, Owner at Matava - Fiji's Premier Eco Adventure Resort, responded to this review

Hi Melissa, We were disappointed that Fiji Airways flight schedule changes affected your holiday in Fiji to such an extent leaving you only three full days at Matava Resort. Our staff spent quite some time trying to persuade the airline to put on an extra flight to enable you to stay an extra day but we were unsuccessful. The airline... More

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Address: Vunisea | PO Box 63, Fiji
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Location: Fiji > Kadavu Archipelago > Kadavu Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Matava - Fiji's Premier Eco Adventure Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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