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Wainimaqai, Qamea Island 00679, Fiji
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Ranked #1 of 1 Qamea Island B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cossonay
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent 7 weeks in Fiji on numerous islands in April 2014 as part of a world tour and this one is a difficult one to comment. I would not recommend it for families as the accomodations are extra small (unless you take an extra one for the kids). The ground it self is rather small with the rainforest pressing... More

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Den Haag
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed on Maqai Eco Resort, and it was a lovely stay. Unfortunately for us, the weather was for 50% of the time quit bad (rain, cold), and when the weather is bad, there is not much else to do than just sit back, chill, reading and sleeping.. When the weather was nice, we enjoyed our time with a snorkeling... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were some good points and some bad points, and overall it's a 3 out of 5 for me. Maqai is a truly gorgeous place, but there were some disappointing points. Good points: 1. The beach is the most beautiful I have ever seen. There is great snorkeling (so many colorful fishes!) and gorgeous white sand. You can borrow masks,... More

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Maqai_Director, Owner at Maqai Beach, responded to this review

Bula!! Vinaka (thankyou) for the comprehensive review. We are always trying to maintain high standards and a fantastic guest expereince at Maqai. We never want to be mediocre and your review has helped us re-assess staffing and various areas of our operations. We have subsequently taken affirmative action, and as you will read below addressed the points you have made... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely Place To be! The staff is Supernice, the Chef, specially Angela, just amazing. Ask for her coconut cake! Tony keeps you busy with Good table Tennis and just 5 Minutes away there is this amazing surfbreak. If there are no waves hust snorchel around the Reef that is right in Front of the Place. We loved To relax... More

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Maqai_Director, Owner at Maqai Beach, responded to this review

Bula!! Vinaka for the lovelly review. We are all so very happy that you enjoyed relaxing and snorkelling. Maqai is a great place to recharge your battery. The cocunut cake is very popular and homemade on site. Vinaka vaka levu (Thankyou very much) for choosing Maqai. Moce (Goodbye). More

Sydney, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Perfect resort with great staff and incredible homemade food ! To recommend at 600 % ! Great surfing place as well ... This place is the best I have been in FIDJI. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

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Maqai_Director, Owner at Maqai Beach, responded to this review

Bula !! Vinaka (thankyou) for the wonderful review. We will most humbly accept your accolade of being perfect, and the best resort you have been to in Fiji. Au maru vakalevu - (I'm very, very happy) to hear that you enjoyed how the staff looked after you, and they will be so pleased to read this review. We are also... More

Kanwal, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I think i have found heaven on earth.Maqai eco resort was more than i could have imagined for a holiday.i am a very keen hiker and snorkeler and i can honestly say that maqai beach was the best place i have ever been in my life by far.the snorkeling was the best i have ever seen and was right in... More

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Maqai_Director, Owner at Maqai Beach, responded to this review

Bula John!! Au maru (I'm happy) that your Maqai experience was overwhelming for you, and that you found heaven on earth. Vinaka na review (Thankyou for the review). The staff think you should come and stay again - either soon or when you can, as we enjoyed having you. The kind words you have written of angels singing and people... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

What a great place, very simple yet has all you need, wonderful people looking after you, making you feel as though your one of their own, and the food is great, also a world class right hander straight out the front, take a step back and enjoy what it's all about, loved it

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Maqai_Director, Owner at Maqai Beach, responded to this review

Bula!! Vinaka (thankyou) for the great (levu) review. We are glad you enjoyed stepping back. Qamea Island and Maqai Resort is certainly the place to do this and relax, recharge and reconnect with yourself, nature and experience the warmth of the people and cultural traditions of this part of Fiji. This northern area of Fiji has maintained its links to... More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Our objective when booking Maqai Resort was somewhere remote and very close to the beach so we could chill down. Well remote it certainly is. A 1hr 15 min flight from Nadi where row 7 gets you the back of the plane, followed by a 30 min taxi ride hugging the edge of the coast over very bouncy terrain, and... More

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Maqai_Director, Owner at Maqai Beach, responded to this review

Bula Vinaka for the wonderful review!! Having expectations met and exceeded is our goal at our little gem - Maqai Island Resort, and as you say at a cost effective price for people. We note that you have traveled extensively to what could be considered a must see list of places in the world, and so we most humbly appreciate... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

If you want a relaxed chilled break on reasonably isolated Pacific Island and go to sleep with sound of the ocean lapping literally four metres from the end of your bed you gotta go here. It's basic accommodation. The food is local. Raw fish salad to die for. As a vegetarian normally I succumbed to the fish but would have... More

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Maqai_Director, Owner at Maqai Beach, responded to this review

Bula!! Vinaka (thankyou) for the fantastic review. We are so glad you loved the kokonda (raw fish salad) which is a real treat in Fiji. The jungle trail that goes to the lookout on the hills behind Maqai certainly is a great walk, or as you say good for trail running. We think you hold the Maqai ironman title to... More

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Just returned from Maqai Beach Eco Resort. The moment you are welcomed onto the island Fijian style you feel like you have stepped into another world. Surrounded by lush rainforest this location has to be seen to be believed. The snorkelling is better than the Great Barrier Reef, the water crystal clear with abundant sea life. The people are amazing... More

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Maqai_Director, Owner at Maqai Beach, responded to this review

Bula Steve!! We are so happy you are stoked with the surf and experience you had at Maqai. We really appreciate the review, and the staff will have a big smile reading that you loved the "Majic of Maqai". Many have had the best surf and snorkeling of their lives at Maqai, including myself. We do have it on our... More

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Address: Wainimaqai, Qamea Island 00679, Fiji
Location: Fiji > Qamea Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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At Maqai Beach we've created a fun, eco-friendly destination for alternative, budget travelers and surfers. Our beautiful beachfront property on Qamea Island is nestled between a full lush jungle and a lovely white sandy beach. The staff are the happiest people on the planet and give the place a radiant, magical atmosphere. It's a new fresh style of small resort that is very Fijian, offers traditional outer island experiences and serves delicious food! ... more   less 
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