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Matanivusi Surf Resort

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Reviewed 16 February 2013 via mobile

I absolutely love staying at matanivusi resort, it feels like your staying with family but have your own private beachfront bure to hide away in if you want to. The owners are a wonderful couple and the staff always have a amile on their face and go out of their way to help you out and make yourself feel at...

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2Thank Kristiepywell
Gold Coast
Reviewed 13 February 2013

We stayed at Matanivusi last month and loved it! We travelled to Fiji with our two children, and although we don't surf we had a fantastic time. The pool is great, the rooms are beautiful (right on the beach), and the food was AMAZING, as were the cocktails! The staff couldn't do enough for us, they love children (great babysitters)...

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3Thank JosieLola
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 10 February 2013

This was our first trip to Fiji. There are 4 of us- My husband, a keen surfer, myself (not a surfer ) and 2 kids aged 11 and 9 (not surfers either). What we always look for in a holiday is good quality accommodation and good service. We certainly got both of those at Matanivusi. The rooms are really lovely...

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4Thank stella s
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 4 February 2013

A cool experience to say the least - it's like you have a cool uncle and aunt (the owners) who have an amazing beachfront cottage who get locals to take you out to surf and cook you meals. Very friendly staff / enjoyable other guests makes for a great time you won't forget. Beach views are unbelievable (though i think...

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3Thank Jonathon Peter F
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 2 January 2013

Just back from our 2nd time at Matanivusi, we all (surfer husband, non surfer wife and two toddlers) had a great time. Could not have had a better holiday. Donna, Brian and all the staff are amazing. If you want an uncrowded, beautiful and small scale resort this is the place.

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2Thank KSun16
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 21 December 2012

I really want to like this place. Pros: Staff is so great and went above and beyond to make our stay comfortable and make it feel like we are part of the family. Bure was well appointed. The views are spectacular. Best beach walks I have ever been on. Cons: Isolated/stuck at the resort. There was trash on the ground...

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2Thank Travelur
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 4 December 2012

Without doubt the best place we stayed at in Fiji... They are so friendly, all of the staff knew our names, and they made us feel apart of their family. They organised a Kava welcome ceremony for us and drank, sang songs and ate until midnight, an awesome night. They made sure we were happy at all times and the...

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2Thank Ashlee S
Avoca Beach, Australia
Reviewed 19 November 2012

Went to Matanivusi with wife and 3 boys (11, 8, 3) in September 2012. Start to finish, all aspect of this holiday were perfect for the whole family. Cannot wait to go back. The resort was in an amazing location; private, small, really beautiful. The bures were beautiful, exactly as they look on the website – spacious, clean, comfortable, and...

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3Thank Kirsten P
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 26 October 2012

At first I thought "what have we gotten ourselves into". Isolated and eco friendly, this resort tops them all. The staff are amazing and make you feel like part of the family. If you want hustle and bustle, this isn't the place for you. The ultimate place to chill and allow yourself to get ointo "Fiji time". Highly recommend it...

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Thank Nadia G
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 25 September 2012

I escaped to Matanivusi from Suva for a weekend of relaxing and what a spot to relax! Brian and Donna and all the local staff are wonderful! There are a heap of activities to choose from including surfing, snorkelling, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding to name a few. The resort is small and hidden, which really makes you feel you...

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
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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!”
  • View from back porch of our bure
  • Back porch of our bure
 of 5 bubbles 407tg, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
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