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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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Sydney
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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Ulladulla, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We have just returned from an amazing week with family, ages 19, 22 & 24. We had the best time, Matanivusi was the highlight of our 2 week holiday. The resort is so beautiful and is surrounded by paradise, the way nature intended. The eco principles are so cutting edge. Brian, Donna and the team so friendly and really go... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

This holiday we took in January this year was a last minuet booking and we have not looked back. We go to Fiji every year and like to try different resorts but we will always go back to this one because it suited us all. We are a family of 4, my husband and me and a 5 yr old... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

A crystal blue translucent sanctuary by the sea. Palm fronds dancing, happy Fijian workers singing and the two red girls (Coolie & Burleigh) fishing on the beach. This sustainable, eco friendly idyllic surf resort speaks total relaxation with a homely demeanor. Uber in every aspect, activities for all ages plus surfing that is easily some of the best I have... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Matanivusi Surf Resort was recommended to us from a friend. We stayed for 6 nights and just loved the experience. The resort was beautiful and Donna and Brian and all the staff went out of their way to ensure our stay was enjoyable and that Robert had a great birthday. Robert managed to get some good surf and I just... More 

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