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P.O. Box 316, Vunaniu, Viti Levu, Fiji
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Matanivusi Surf Resort
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Vunaniu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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Sydney
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Unfortunately, whilst we were here, the surf was small and blown out (something out of everyone's control). We stayed for 4 nights. The accommodation was nice and comfortable - bathrooms very clean and new looking, but definitely not 5 star (linen needs replacement). The bed was uncomfortable with a hard ridge in the middle of the king bed as it... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Loved going to Matanivusi, the Aussie owners were so lovely and welcoming and it was so much fun. It's a small, family-run eco-miniresort and the local staff made you feel like family. Tours to local villages and waterfalls were available and activities everyday were simple to organise/do. Surfing of course at Frigates was done by the boys while the girls... More

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Lake Arrowhead, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Unique, Private, Special … It’s like staying with friends… expert friends who answer your every need. From the moment you enter the gates, you know you’re somewhere special…Excellent food, excellent, friendly staff … a truly unique and special experience … with only 12 ocean front buri’s and 20 excellent staff. Want to lay around and do nothing? …You got it.... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

My wife and I had 4 nights here in early June (lost 2 days because of Fiji Airways cancelling our flight - terrible experience with them). Matanivusi is a great eco-resort, small with a warm friendly vibe. Lovely food, spacious and comfortable room and we got some good waves. Highly recommend. We will return.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Saying the staff is friendly is an understatement. They are so incredibly nice and considerate, they feel like they are instantly your long time friends. The rooms are incredible. My dad is an architect and I can say that these rooms are not only very well made but they also have a wonderful design that really makes it feel like... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

First time in Fiji, we will be back based on our very favourable experience at this very well run resort. Friendly staff, nothing was a problem. Food great, cocktails by the water a treat. The trip was all about my mother's 70th birthday, and the staff went above and beyond making her feel special. The special treatment was much appreciated.... More

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Additional Information about Matanivusi Surf Resort

Address: P.O. Box 316, Vunaniu, Viti Levu, Fiji
Location: Fiji > Viti Levu > Coral Coast > Vunaniu
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Matanivusi Surf Hotel Vunaniu
Matanivusi Surf Resort Fiji/Viti Levu

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