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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Upon arrival we were all sat indoors and played a welcome song which was hilarious, and our room not ready so we shared a bed in an unused dorm, you need to spend the first day acclimatising to the mana way of life, then you'll understand this place after breakfast on your second day. The beds were crap, but the...

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Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at the backpackers for 4 nights, had a double room with shared cold shower and toilets. Every meal we had was different and did fill you up. It's the staff that really make this place special. The take you out on different excursions such as snorkeling, boat trips and we visited the local school in the village. The help...

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Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

It all went down hill when we were transported here from Nadi on a little speed boat. Our bags got drenched it was meant to arrive at 10 but came at 12. Apparently we was on this boat because the captain of the other boat was hungover! Not only was there 9 of us crammed on to this dingy when...

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Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

We were staying at mana resort and unfortunately didn't come across mana lagoon resort until our last night. we all had an awesome night there! Amazing atmosphere and the whole baked fish was to die for! 😍 highly recommend checking this place out

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1Thank Bec S
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed October 10, 2016

We were not staying there, we wandered down the beach from the big resort to check it out. Great food cooked by Ravi, particularly the fish curry and reef fish. The setting is brilliant, right on the beach in thatched shelters.

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2Thank richorm
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Reviewed September 6, 2016

Man I loved this place straight away so much I keep coming back every year now! Found my paradise! The great thing that sets this place apart from similar places is that it is part of a local Fijian village, so you really get the best of both worlds, all the usual cool backpacker benefits, like day trips to other...

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Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

My friends stayed in this hostel and i vistited them the whole day because it was the best atmosphere you could have in a hostel! The staff is super nice and everybody is welcomed even if you stay in the other hotels/hostels. The activities are funny and make the day even better! The beach is better than in Ratu Kinis!...

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Vigo, Spain
Reviewed September 3, 2016

One of the best experience of the hole Fijian trip. The hostel is on the beach and on village so it allow you to know better the Fijian life and culture. The people who works there I was just awsome. The organise every night some event like fire show or a crab race. The people from the other resorts and...

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Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

Before I start on this place it's worth saying that I have travelled to far poorer countries than Fiji and I've never stayed in a place that's such poor value for money. Those travellers coming from south east Asia are especially in for a shock. What you end up with here is a badly maintained shack with broken toilets, dirty...

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Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

We spent 4 nights in Mana Lagoon Backpackers and we found really well. The staff Who works in the hostel is lovely: they are always keen to involve you in different activities (snorkeling, coconut jewels making, fijian lessons, kayaking, fishing, visiting village and his school, fire dance, volleyball) and teach you about the proper fijian culture. We stayed in a...

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  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Mamanuca Islands are clearly visible off the coast of Nadi International Airport. The stunning beauty and close proximity of the island group with its handsome scattering of tiny coral atolls and small volcanic islands all within view of each other make this the most popular holiday resort destination, a fantastic sailing destination and the busiest day cruise destination. Nowhere else in the South Pacific will you find such easy access to so many beautiful islands, all with perfect white sandy beaches, lots of water activities .Mana Fyer boat transfer from wailoaloa beach every day cost $65 FJD ...Our accommodation is clean and basic offering Dorm, single, twin, double rooms, which includes all three meals from $55 -$150FJD. Unlike others who will only offer accommodation, and charge more for meals. With Mana Lagoon Backpackers, you don’t pay anything extra except for your drinks The Mana Lagoon Backpackers is conveniently located right on the beach on Mana Islands with crystal clear waters where you can engage in snorkeling, fishing, kayaking,scuba diving, surf trips to cloud break, trips to Castaway the movie staring Tom Hanks it was filmed close by on another island. We offer 4 Day Padi Open Water Courses $700FJD if you like to learn to dive, at The Mana Lagoon backpackers is an ideal place for partying offering an extreme relaxation atmosphere! Great beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mana Lagoon Backpackers

Address: Manabeach 4, Fiji
Location: Fiji > Mamanuca Islands > Mana Island
Price Range: $22 - $29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Opted for the smaller dorm, did not regret it.”
 of 5 bubbles n0wary, Dec 7, 2015 | Read review
“The rooms at Ratu Kina looked better but I recommend anywhere else”
  • The ensuite,- room & ensuite were dingy and dark all day
  • The view from our broken window
 of 5 bubbles amysmum578, Aug 10, 2015 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles TheOkopa, Aug 6, 2015 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles Dweazel, Oct 16, 2014 | Read review
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