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Matanivusi Surf Resort

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Reviewed 14 September 2014

The hosts, Brian and Donna and the staff all made us feel completely at home from the time we arrived. Nothing was too big an ask and we thoroughly enjoyed all 8 days we spent there. The main attraction was the surfing with 4 excellent breaks out the front of the hotel and the famous Frigates reef an hour boat...

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Sydney
Reviewed 2 September 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...

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3Thank sydneynf
Reviewed 22 August 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...

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1Thank Connie S
Lake Arrowhead, California
Reviewed 8 July 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....

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2Thank trappedinahaolesbody
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 23 June 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
Reviewed 10 June 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...

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Reviewed 1 May 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....

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1Thank Peter S
Ulladulla, Australia
Reviewed 27 April 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...

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
Reviewed 22 March 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...

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1Thank Suzanne B
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 22 February 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...

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Matanivusi Beach Eco Resort is a boutique resort in an amazing location on the Coral Coast. The architecturally designed eco resort has only 12 beachfront deluxe king sized rooms with bathroom ensuites just metres from the picture perfect lagoon and fringing reef. You wont find a more perfect place to relax or be as active as you wish with surfing, yoga, SUP and snorkelling all on offer in this pristine environment. Matanivusi was the world's first STOKECertified "sustainable" surf resort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Matanivusi Surf Resort

Address: | Pacific Harbour, Vunaniu, Viti Levu, Fiji
Region: Fiji > Viti Levu > Coral Coast > Vunaniu
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Matanivusi Surf Hotel Vunaniu
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“All the Bures are amazing with private balconies overlooking the lagoon.”
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“All rooms are on the ocean and are the same layout.”
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