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Very good
10 reviews
Maui Bay Pier
We have satellite TV and some books for both adults and kids of all ages
View from the living room
Master Bedroom
Ensuite
Second Bedroom
Main Bathroom
Patio
Club house pool
Kite surfing at Maui Bay Pier
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Sigatoka, Coral Coast, Viti Levu

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Emily R
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“Funky, modern, clean, clever and gorgeous!”
Reviewed August 19, 2015 for a stay in August 2015
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We stayed for a week, a week of being very well looked after by both the owners (checking in with us that all was well via email) and at the property by Luisa the housekeeper. Our 16 month old had a wonderful time and did not have one single bump or bruise from playing in and around the property - it is very kid friendly with the open plan and great kids bedroom, it is also stocked with toys and books and child appropriate DVDs, kitchen stuff and highchair.

The weather was rainy, foggy, sunny, windy and the house worked perfectly regardless of the outside weather. we were warm when it cooled down and cool when it warmed up. The house is very well ventilated so it does not feel damp when the rain sets in for a couple days running. We had mosquito nets with us but these were provided and we didn't need them at all during this stay.

We found the trick to the hot water is turning it on full, all the way over and all the way out, this triggers the instant gas hot water and then you can adjust it back from there.

Luisa is the property caretaker and she was there each day to tidy up for us and make sure we were stocked with clean towels and clean dishes. She was very helpful and bonded with our daughter. She is a reliable cook and will make what you wish, but if you don't need Fijian portions, let her know otherwise you'll be eating that meal over the next two days! We haven't had a holiday with a housekeeper/cook/nanny included (and I wasn't sure if it was included in the price because it sounded too good to be true at first) and now I want one every holiday! It was home away from home but without the daily routine of cleaning and feeding three people three times a day.

Alia is a wonderful property host. She was keen to ensure we were happy and content and checked in with us along the way. They've created a great vibe with good quality fittings and decorations, in a way that all works together and creates a wonderfully down to earth costal feel with a lovely Fijian vibe without turning it into another typical Fijian tourist place. I must tell you, the towels are huge and the beds are too! The home comforts are not sacrificed here.

The supermarket at the bottom of the hill had most things as any of the Sigatoka supermarkets and the Jack Fruit Curry at takeaway near the supermarket is fantastic for a quick snack. If you get to the servo not long after the fresh bread arrives you can also score a fresh cream bun, but be quick other wise the next bongo van with giant rugby players that comes alone will scoff the lot of them in one bite!

We didn't use the club house so I can't recommend that. Meals at DeVos Private Residence (last property closest to the service station in the first Maui Bay gate) are excellent value and are delicious. They are between $15 - $30 a meal for a main and I would recommend ordering early if you are hungry as it's a small kitchen, but worth the wait.

Summing it up in a handful of words; GREAT value for money, wonderfully chilled vibe, easy for the kids, we would definitely return and confidently recommend this place.

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Liked best: The house works well for the weather conditions and the beds are very comfortable.
Liked least: Leaving ... really!
Traveling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Aug 26, 2015
Thank you very much for the lively review! We loved having you!

I'm so glad you liked the house and that Luisa took good care of you. Please do contact us the next time you are in Fiji and thank you for the great advice regarding the hot water.

P.S. Yes that curry is surprisingly good! ha!
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Natasha E
Carpinteria, California
1 review
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“Great fun for the family”
Reviewed May 19, 2015 for a stay in April 2015
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This vacation rental helped make our great vacation. My self, my husband and our 3 year old had a great time. It was way more comfortable then hotel because after we put our girl down we had the rest of the house to enjoy. We also really enjoyed having the pool associated with the house. My husband had a great time surfing at a close break before we would start our days of fun. We rented a car so we could maximize our time doing all the fun stuff the area has to offer. We cooked a fair bit in the nicely appointed kitchen but it was nice having some nice resorts near by to go out to eat when we did not want to cook. If we make it back to Fiji we will make sure to stay at Taylor Ridge again.

Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
May 21, 2015
I am so glad you and your family enjoyed your stay. Yeah those surf breaks are very convenient! My husband loves to go for quick surfs there to feed the addiction ;) We hope to see you again at Taylor Ridge!
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