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Waidroka Bay Resort

3.5 of 5 Resort   |   Deuba, Korovisilou, Viti Levu 323, Fiji
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 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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30 hotel reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Waidroka (meaning “fresh water” in Fijian) Bay Resort is an idyllic place to stay with a beautiful view of the azure Fijian ocean stretching to the white wave capped outer reef. I stayed in a mid-priced Burre (number 2), which is a detached wooden cabin and was comfortable with a double bed, sofa and work table. Beach towels are supplied.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have been to 8 different resorts in Fiji and this is by far my favourite... On arrival we were greeted by friendly staff. The resort is small and family orientated. We had a family style dinner, where everyone sat together, this was nice as everyone spoke about their day and what they wanted to do the next day. Kirsti,... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Problems: (1) Met at the resort door by a snarling dog and the smell of a kennel, (2) Asked to sign in at the registration desk where there was not enough light to see what I was signing, (3) Received 20 minute lecture about when each meal was, how to use bar, etc., etc., etc., (4) Cabin was rustic wood.... More

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WAIDROKA, General Manager at Waidroka Bay Resort, responded to this review

Bula Tyrell, Firstly, thank you for taking the time to write your review, it helps us to work continually to improve our service and product for our future guests. I sincerely hope that you have taken the time to write good reviews for the other 7 resorts that you visited in Fiji. We can only apologize for not meeting your... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here in August, and after reading the reviews, I had hoped it would be a good experience. Instead it was really disappointing. The room was very, very basic, and there was not way to use the AC without shuttering the place, so no light. The food was okay, but the lack of flexibility in dinner... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently had the pleasure of accompanying a group of 17 Teenagers on an Adventure and Diving Holiday to Fiji as their Divemaster and Tour Leader. We were stuffed around by a local SCUBA Provider in Pacific Harbour who gave our booking away to another group as our group of 17 was too hard to juggle with their two boat... More

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WAIDROKA, General Manager at Waidroka Bay Resort, responded to this review

Bula Chris, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a detailed review - we REALLY appreciate it :) I don't think I have to add anything, you have mentioned everything and for that we are truly grateful. Thanks for posting the photo's and sending us your video too - we love it! Want a job in... More

Suva, Fiji
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place is overpriced: $95 per person for a 10 minute boat ride to the nearby surf breaks is ridiculous (it includes a "surf guide", which in reality is less of a guide than just another surfer in the water, which matters if you have beginners in your group). The food is too expensive for its quality, and vegetarians need... More

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WAIDROKA, General Manager at Waidroka Bay Resort, responded to this review

Bula OstrichSpaceOdyssy, Thank you for taking the time to write your review - we appreciate feedback as it always helps us to improve the service and product that we offer to guests. We can only apologize for not meeting your expectations. Again, you were a member of the group of 10 that live locally and came from Suva, so I... More

Cabarita Beach, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Waidroka was just what our family needed. My husband surfed, the kids paddle boarded and swam, I relaxed. Add in snorkelling and kayaking. The staff were amazing...kind, caring, friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. What more could you want?

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WAIDROKA, General Manager at Waidroka Bay Resort, responded to this review

Bula Jo, Paul and family, Firstly, thank you so much for taking the time to write this review, we really appreciate it. We are looking forward to maybe hosting you all again next year? We're so glad you had a great time with us here - we really enjoyed your company too and are happy that you found time to... More

Suva, Fiji
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I recently spent a weekend at Waidroka with a group of friends from Suva. Our main objective was to go on a surf and dive trip, but also just to have a relaxing weekend outside of town. Having been up and down the coral coast a lot I'd heard about Waidroka and was looking forward to our stay. And I... More

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WAIDROKA, General Manager at Waidroka Bay Resort, responded to this review

Bula Elise, Firstly, thank you very much for taking the time to write your review on Tripadvisor. As always, we appreciate your feedback as we are always looking for way to improve our product and service here at Waidroka Bay Resort. We are really glad that you enjoyed Paul's vast local experience as a Dive Master - and his maps... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Great staff,relaxing,awesome food, just a great place to stay either with family or as a couple. Lots of close surf spots, and especially frigates. ...the poold is, great and the grounds areally beautiful. About a, two hour drive from airport

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Bula, Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review - we really appreciate it. We can't identify you I'm afraid, but we are happy that you enjoyed the swimming pool and our close proximity to all the surf spots. We're also glad that you enjoyed our amazing staff and some good relaxation time. Vinaka Vakelevu Paul,... More

Trinidad, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Our family of 4 loved this little resort. The small size made it feel really comfortable and created a real connection among guests and between guests and the staff. You feel like you are a part of the Waidroka Bay Family by the time you leave. What truly makes this place special is the incredibly friendly and hospitable staff and... More

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WAIDROKA, General Manager at Waidroka Bay Resort, responded to this review

Bula Jonna, Reid, Garrett & Grant, Firstly Jonna, Thank you kindly for taking the time to write the review - we appreciate your feedback and as always welcome opportunities to improve our service all round - so thank you very much. Next time you come, we promise you will have cocktails brought to you by the pool. You'll also be... More

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Address: Deuba, Korovisilou, Viti Levu 323, Fiji
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Location: Fiji > Viti Levu > Coral Coast > Korovisilou
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Waidroka Bay Resort 3.5*
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Also Known As:
Waidroka Bay Hotel Korovisilou
Waidroka Bay Surf Dive Hotel
Waidroka Bay Surf Dive Resort
Waidroka Bay Resort Fiji/Viti Levu

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Where tropical rainforest meets the Pacific Ocean nestles a tranquil Boutique Resort, offering an absolute adventure into Fiji's culture combined with worldclass SURFING - DIVING - FISHING and everything else the ocean has to offer. The perfect combination of pure relaxation and exhilarating action, Waidroka Bay Resort offers mind-blowing Surfing at Frigates Passage and many other breaks like famous Pipe or Serua Rights, world class Diving at the famous Bega Lagoon & Reef, as well as shark diving, Game- & Sport Fishing, Snorkeling, Kayaking, Rainforest-Trekking and all that is expected of a Fijian oceanfront adventurer paradise. Famous Fijian hospitality and smiles, a variety of beautiful accommodation, great food, stunning views, exhilarating activities on the highest level and a dream location conveniently located on the main island, Viti Levu, only 2 hours distance from the airport and 20 minutes away from the 'Adventure Capital' of Pacific Harbour - yet totally secluded in the midst of the rainforest on our own private Lagoon. Waidroka Bay Resort is a true haven for those seeking a home away from home combined with an intimate and private boutique experience and atmosphere. ... more   less 
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