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Barefoot Manta Island

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Drawaqa Island, Fiji
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Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't know how to begin.. This island gave me a lot. We were a little unlucky with the weather, but the staff motivated us all the time to do things such as dancing, playing volleyball and just have fun. I really recommand the trip up the hills. Amazing view from the top! The staff on barefood took us to Muaira... More 

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Port Stephens, Australia
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Barefoot Manta is one of the most spectacular and authentic overseas eco resorts I have stayed at and made me feel like I never wanted to leave. I stayed from 31st December until the 9th January and still didn't want to leave for other destinations that I had pre-booked. The staff is the heart and soul of this place, as... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My initial thought of this resort when we first arrived was that the staff were lazy and unprepared,  we didnt get our welcome drinks until 10mins after and it was some horrible lemon juice. The resort is big with alot of areas where you can walk,  which i thought was great after staying in small islands.  Having stayed here for... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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527 reviews
81 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great resort with 3 beaches to choose from and a pleasant walk to a viewpoint. The food is excellent and there's a lot of it! The staff were very friendly. Nice dorms right on the beach, whether you have 1 or 2 coconut pass

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canberra
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30 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having been to several "top end" resorts in Fiji, nothing compares to the sincere warmth and care of the staff on this amazing resort. Promoted as a back-packer destination, there is a range of accommodation between dorms to permanent tents with outdoor (romantic) en suites. The location is great with a sunrise and sunset beach separated by only 100 metres.... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed there 1st day of Jan 2016. Absolutely stunning! Recommend booking a beachfront bure (safari tent ones with ensuite, stunning!). Blown away by how much value for money this place was - very affordable yet the resort is cared for at an excellent standard. Staff really made our trip worthwhile - incredibly helpful! Food is simple but tasty, this resort... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The dorms are incredible, the food is spectacular and the location is unbelievable! I stayed in the cheapest option that was a 4-bed bure right on the water. The staff were friendly and helpful and there is plenty to do! This was my favourite stop in the Yasawa's.

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Best Island in Fiji! Best place to snorkel with the beautiful mantaray. From SCUBA diving at one of the 30+ dive sites to snorkeling of the beach in the marine protected area, there is so much to see and do.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Barefoot Manta was an incredible place to stay! My only regret is that I didn't stay longer. The staff are the heart and soul of the place and are some of the most loving, genuine, FRIENDLY people I have ever met. They are genuinely interested in getting to know you. Excellent beaches for snorkelling and scuba diving, led by very... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

This place was spectacular. We slept in bure with the ocean view, was the cheapest type of accomodation, but beautiful, just 4 people in the bure. Barefoot island has 3 beaches, snorkelling with mantas and delicious food. Definitely do not miss this place.

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