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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 9 December 2016

I literally agonized for months, on where to stay, when visiting Fiji. I was going to be alone, in this honeymoon paradise, so I was very specific about what I wanted. Tambua Sands did NOT disappoint. This resort provided everything I had hoped for, and more. From the moment I arrived, to that sad second, I had to part ways,...

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Wayne A, Manager at Tambua Sands, responded to this review

Bula Vinaka TG .. Feels like a long time since your stay with us... but so good to hear from you and thank you for taking time to write on TripAdvisor. We love it when people get what Tambua is about as it means we are giving you everything you need. Some of our guests have expectations.. that we can't...

Reviewed 2 December 2016

The meaning of HOSPITALITY is Tambua Sands Resort. The Location, Staff & Management here are 5 star with itself. From the day we arrived to the day we left they welcomed us each day with their beautiful smiles & helped where needed, suggested ideas for us to do, held conversations with us about how was our day to just about...

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Wayne A, Manager at Tambua Sands, responded to this review

Bula Vinaka Tania.. Thanks so much for taking the time to acknowledge your stay with us.... on TripAdvisor. All hotels offer different perspectives of the coast .. we are a bit lucky as your sitting on the beach right in front of the beach... a few steps and your in the water. Its great for snorkeling at High tide and...

Reviewed 20 November 2016

I absolutely loved this place so relaxing and the first time I felt relaxed in Fiji. Got the beautiful reef and simple elegance of the bungalows with lovely sea breezes and right on the shore with palm tree beaches, dazzling coral beaches. Food was good but slow . The evening sunsets where exceptional. This place is rancho , relaxo !

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Wayne A, Manager at Tambua Sands, responded to this review

Bula Vinaka Peter .. Thank you so much for capturing Tambua in a nutshell.. We are extremely pleased that you found it to be "the first time I felt relaxed in Fiji." The food can be slow at times but we do prepare from scratch nothing is precooked or cooked off.. and if it is busy we hopefully advise a...

North Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Will where do I start. Friendly staff who bent over backwards to make our stay worth while. Nancy on the reception deck very helpful from day 1 of booking our stay. Tuisabeto a great organizer of night activities. Loved the crab race, the history of Fiji and the true meaning of the kava ceremony. And the coco nut ice cream....

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Wayne A, Manager at Tambua Sands, responded to this review

Bula and Greetings Butterfly .... We are really impressed that most of our guests on TripAdvisor have picked up the essence of what Tambua Sands has to offer.. and you too have hit the nail on the head ... so to speak.. Thank you so much for taking time to overview you holiday in a way that can only be...

Reviewed 15 November 2016

Excellent, laid back but attentive, friendly staff, brilliant situation. I wasnt quite sure about the road to start with, but completely forgot about it after a short time. Enjoyed the dinners, and lunches, all very good food. One comment that might be looked at - to make the lunch menu a bit less 'western standard'? Can't fault the dinner menus...

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Wayne A, Manager at Tambua Sands, responded to this review

Bula Christine .... Thank you so much for your delightful comments .... and again a Very happy birthday .. Long life .. and a great year to come from all of the Tambua team... Lunch has a few Fijian infused option admittedly a bit more western snack and salad type .. and we do tend to infuse our Fijian food...

Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

The small resort was everything we needed. Relaxing. Picturesque. Friendly. With great people, food and cocktails created by the wonderful Rupeni, who's service and beautiful nature ensured our stay will never be forgotten but definitely repeated ❤❤❤❤❤🍹🍹🍹🍹🍹

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Wayne A, Manager at Tambua Sands, responded to this review

Bula Vinaka Will and Jac For the nice succinct comments on your stay with us.. Thank you so much for taking time to tell it like it is from you experience. Relaxing. Picturesque. Friendly. With great people, food and cocktails created by the wonderful Rupeni ... This is what having a holiday at Tambua sands is about. A big vinaka...

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed there for 2weeks and had a great time. The atmosphere was great, the room and the hotel very clean, the food was delicious and various and the stuff was very friendly and helpful. We could do some nice daytrips, with a pickup from the hotel. We had a bungalow in front of the beach with a impressive viem!...

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Wayne A, Manager at Tambua Sands, responded to this review

Bula Minnie .. Thank you so much for staying .. and of course enjoying the real Tambua.... You really don't need more than a relaxing atmosphere, nice tidy rooms.. right on the beach, good food .. and a great team of people to help you enjoy a holiday .. You have captured the Tambua we offer and a big vinaka...

Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights after doing some islands hopping. We were impressed with the bures and the facilities. Our hot water didn't work in our first room so we were swiftly moved to a beach front bure. The food is good, more money than we had previously paid in Fiji (double compared to Nadi) but higher quality. The...

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Wayne A, Manager at Tambua Sands, responded to this review

Bula laura ... So nice to hear from you .. and thank you for the generous comments. Please accept my belated comments for the delay in getting your Salad .. yes occasionally we have the Fiji time issue .. but an hour ... so sorry... I know you both were travelling around the islands and selected various places to stay.....

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 7 November 2016

What a beautiful location. The beach is one of the best I have seen on Viti Levu, absolutely gorgeous. The resort itself is simple with older style bures lined up along the beach. The rooms are spacious and comfortable enough. The restaurant was a disappointment though. Bland, greasy food and the ambiance didn't invite to stay longer than needed. We...

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Wayne A, Manager at Tambua Sands, responded to this review

Bula Vinaka Oneworld... Please accept our apologies as we are not quite sure of who we are speaking with. Excellent to hear you enjoyed the physicality of Tambua and what it has to offer. We are sorry we are not a 5 star and didn't quite live up to your expectations and perhaps future expectations. The food comments are interesting...

Reviewed 7 November 2016

As return guests (and an ex-local) who much prefer the intimacy and charm of small boutique resorts, my wife and I (along with 43 family & friends) were excited to have held our 'deliberately laid back' island themed wedding at Tambua Sands in mid October. The wonderful weather and beautiful beachside location delivered what we could only describe as the...

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Bula Lyle ... Many thanks for taking time to write on TripAdvisor. We thoroughly enjoyed hosting your wedding at Tambua Sands .. and thank Cecy and yourself for choosing Tambua for such a special occasion. People don't often think about us as a wedding destination, rather a place to stay to go to a wedding .. but we have an...

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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set on 17 pristine acres on the breathtaking Coral Coast of Fiji, Tambua Sands Beach Resort is a South Pacific escape for the soul. Bathe in the warm South Pacific waters, relax on a white sand beach, and articlee in to our blue lagoon and fresh water pool. Discover a romantic vacation getaway, where you are free to relax, indulge, play, eat, celebrate and fall in love at our spectacular Fiji luxury resort ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tambua Sands

Address: Queen's Highway | Coral Coast, Sigatoka, Viti Levu, Fiji
Region: Fiji > Viti Levu > Coral Coast > Sigatoka
Price Range: $100 - $148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tambua Sands 3.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Tambua Sands Sigatoka
Tambua Sands Hotel Sigatoka
Tambua Sands Fiji/Coral Coast
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Sigatoka
#5 Family Hotel in Sigatoka
#6 Romantic Hotel in Sigatoka
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“For couples only - the honeymoon suite is GREAT!!!! with its own plunge pool.”
 of 5 bubbles whilmas84, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The honeymoon bures are amazing and have private plunge pools right outside - if you have the extra cash, it's worth splashing.”
 of 5 bubbles ianmA476PD, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Both beach and garden bures are loverly”
 of 5 bubbles julieandwayne2017, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 14 is good but there are two honeymoon suites with a private pool which is worthy too”
 of 5 bubbles nataliet791, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ocean view buries are lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles nikkiroffey, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
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