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Matanivusi Surf Resort

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

When we arrived we were welcome by Brian and lunch was provided after a tour of the Eco Resort. The staff were the friendliest I have encountered in a long time. Nothing was a problem. The next day we headed out to Frigates which is a punchy left hand reef break in the middle of nowhere. It was pumping 4... More 

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2 Thank Karlosnz
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

This is a hidden gem an hour and 10 min from Suva. We had an epic stay in this chilled eco resort with opportunity to do pretty much whatever you feel like doing. Probably the best surf accommodation on the mainland with a boat pretty much leaving every morning early for frigates. However, no issue for our 14 yr. old... More 

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1 Thank Cynthia H
Suva, Fiji
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

My partner and I spent a few days here in May, and it was incredible. Some highlights: The food: We LOVED the communal dinners. With only about a dozen guests there, we had a chance to socialize over some very tasty meals under the moonlight. For our wedding night, the staff set up a private candlelit dinner under the enormous... More 

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Thank T G
London, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 19 June 2016

If you are looking for a chilled and friendly place to stay and surf near Suva and haven't discovered this gem of a place an hour out of town.. then you need to.. Brian, Donna, Leila, Tony and all the 'family' at Matanivusi Surf Resort are relaxed and accommodating.. Brian and the team know their surfing, and have a bunch... More 

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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Just arrived home after 5 nights at Matanivusi. My husband surfed most of the time while I spent time paddle boarding, snorkelling, doing yoga, visiting the local village, playing volleyball with the locals and relaxing by a beautiful pool with an amazing view. There was so much to do for a non surfer. The super friendly staff also contributed highly... More 

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Thank SimH77
Gold Coast
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

From a surfers point of view - Brian, Donna and their local team surpassed my expectations when it came to surf knowledge of the local surf locations. During our stay, given winds, we only surfed 2 of the many location. Early morning sessions at Shifty's followed by a boat trip out to Frigates which is situated 45 min boat trip... More 

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2 Thank ken H
1 review
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

A fun week surfing with a couple of mates. Great atmosphere - small and friendly in a beautiful , Eco-friendly location. Got to know everyone, food was spot on and Brian, Donna and the crew were great.

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Thank Johnjiri
Melb,Australia
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Two friends and I have just returned from a weeks holiday at Matanivusi. Everything about this resort is terrific. The location is right on the coast in a tropical rainforest with a large lagoon at the front door. The eco designed huts all face the water and are very comfortable with plenty of space. The yoga facility under a massive... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

We cannot reccomend highly enough the service, the people, and the overwelming service we had here for the 6 or so nights for our wedding, Brian and Donna and the excellent staff went above and beyond for our elopement and we had an awesome time, fresh food every meal, dinner with new friends, yoga for the wife and a few... More 

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Thanks Nathan. It was great meeting you both and lots of fun. So pleased we were able to help you on your special day. Looking forward to meeting you again - hopefully soon! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2016

20 of us spent 8 nights here and it was great. Our crew consisted of a couple of young families, friends and grandparents. Surf was good for the whole week and we pretty much surfed every break in the area including a couple of awesome days at Frigates. The resort was perfect for all of us with the non surfers... More 

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Additional Information about Matanivusi Surf Resort

Address: P.O. Box 316, 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.”
 of 5 bubbles P7490QOrobp, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are on the ocean and are the same layout.”
 of 5 bubbles jheil2016, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are beach front”
 of 5 bubbles Karlosnz, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“all the rooms are great”
 of 5 bubbles cynthiah140, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
“You can't go wrong with the room choice, but do remember to bring mosquito spray!”
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  • Back porch of our bure
 of 5 bubbles 407tg, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
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