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Matanivusi Surf Resort

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P.O. Box 316, Vunaniu, Viti Levu, Fiji
Matanivusi Surf Resort
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family had a wonderful time at Matanivusi! The Fijian staff are so friendly and we enjoyed every minute we stayed with them. They took such good care of us, especially our two children ages 9 and 10. We had so much fun snorkeling and surfing together with Tevu and Lesi. And, the food was so amazing! We all enjoyed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

The resort setting is exquisite with tropical rain forest around you and the stunning Pacific Ocean out the front. From the moment you drive into the resort you are greeted by a friendly & caring team focussed on ensuring your stay is a quality one from start to finish. The food is delicious with three plentiful meals served each day.... More 

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Toowoomba, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

What more could I say, we have been there twice and looking at the third visit. Staff are great and super friendly, have met lots of similar minded interesting people staying there. A little piece of paradise.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Matanivusi! Wow what a wonderful place, the loveliest staff ready and waiting to cater for everything you need. Great food with a peaceful family feel about it. Adorable Bura's to sleep and relax in, on the beach in amongst a tropical jungle! What more could a surfers wife need? Husband loved the access to the waves everyday and wife and... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Looking for something to do and scouting around Fiji with our friends & family so I called & booked lunch at Matanivusi Surf Resort. The kids and a couple of the adults were thrilled to be taken out to the reef & snorkel about while I breasted the bar while overlooking the calming vista & chatting with our charming host... More 

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

A beautiful resort on the coral coast with everything you could possibly dream of... this resort has everything for play (snorkels, SUPS, kayaks etc) and all you need to pack are your surf boards, swimmers and camera!.. I love how each villa is separate yet if you need they also offer joining rooms. It is built where the rainforest meets... More 

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We decided to stay at Matanivusi after reading so many good reviews on Trip Advisor. Our hopes were high and our expectations were exceeded. Brian, Donna and the whole team made us feel so welcome. Beautiful spot with nice rooms amongst the trees. We can't wait to go back!!!!!!!!!!!!

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San Luis Obispo, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Its tough to put out there how good this place is. If the next time I want to book here, its full, I will know I should have kept my mouth shut. But every single person who is involved with Matanivusi, from Brian and Donna to Tony to Tiki deserve credit for the awesome product they offer. Not too many... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Do your ladies a favour fellas, she will love you for a holiday here while you get your surf fix. This is 5 star with natural charm that honours its environment and welcomes the family, the ladies and of course the surfer who knows this place is something special. My husband and I had 14 fabulous days at Matanivusi Surf... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

The hosts, Brian and Donna and the staff all made us feel completely at home from the time we arrived. Nothing was too big an ask and we thoroughly enjoyed all 8 days we spent there. The main attraction was the surfing with 4 excellent breaks out the front of the hotel and the famous Frigates reef an hour boat... More 

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