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Matana Beach Resort - Dive Kadavu

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Suva, Central, Fiji
Reviewed 12 October 2011

We just spent 3 wonderful days at Dive Kadavu. Anne, the new manager, was incredibly warm and welcoming when she and Sam, the boat driver, met us at the airport. Since there were 4 of us (my husband, 2 kids, and myself), we stayed in Bure #3 which is one of their 2-bedroom bures right next to the village. It...

8Thank Kristin S
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 17 September 2011

Booked into Matana for a long weekend after finding it difficult to get a booking anywhere else on Kadavu. Seriously disappointed with the stay experience, food and diving. Being charged $FJ175 per night, I was initially the only guest in a resort swarming with local Fijian people, apparently off duty staff and others from the village next door. Impossible to...

5Thank Marinegurl
Epsom, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 June 2011

I spent a few nights at this resort in June 2011, primarily for a diving holiday. As for the dives - they are excellent, and pretty varied. There are amazing soft corals, a spot with a large number of white tip reef sharks, grey reef sharks, and morays. Then there's the Astrolabe reef on the other side of the island,...

1Thank Matt504170
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 April 2011

This is a resort that you will either love or hate depending on your perspective. It is fundamentally set up for diving, and they have a wide range of dive and snorkelling sites available, with a knowledgeable and effective dive master (Soreli - a really good guy) and good dive boats. The accommodation is right on the beach and the...

1Thank Gaitero61
Suva, Fiji
Reviewed 17 January 2011

What a beautiful beach!!!!! Diving is fab...... The food was what you would expect at a mid range backpacker, rooms are clean and tidy and staff are friendly and helpful, however i do feel that the price is not befitting the service. There was some rubbish wash up on the beach and there appeared to be a slight rodent problem...

3Thank kiwibird459
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 October 2010

Great, friendly service, good food and accomodating for special requests. The room was large and airy with nicely decorated Fijian theme. The location is absolutely idylic for a relaxing holiday, a beautiful sandy beach out the front with nearby coral reefs for snorkeling. Plenty of options for sunbaking or finding a pleasant shady spot to sit in, I thought maybe...

1Thank pohutukawasurf
Reviewed 12 September 2010

Rustic yet comfortable, this hotel provides cozy bures with awesome beach views and extremely friendly staff from the nearby village. Immersion in local culture was awesome (despite some “island time” issues…). New managers – Glenn and Sharon – became our friends and did absolutely everything they could to make sure we enjoyed every minute of our stay. Great diving! Great...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 5 September 2010

In April 2010, I have been staying for 2 weeks at the Matana Beach Resort. Matana Beach Resort is a beautiful place with a wonderful sandy beach. The beach is clean and natural. The bungalows are spacious and well aired. As I am an underwater photographer, it was important to me to charge my batteries every day. No problem, electricity...

1Thank Lemonshark46
Ramat Hasharon
Reviewed 7 August 2010

It is a serene and beautiful location. The room was large and airy and its simple designs alluring. The Drue village people are the best - I was invited to dinners and kava nights, and enjoyed each and every conversation. My dive guide was the mayor of the village and it was an amazing experience. But Dave the manager is...

5Thank EfratElron
Reviewed 2 August 2010

I arrived at Matava unannounced in October 2009, to a friendly welcome. The staff was cheerful, the food excellent and the beach great. I intended to stay just for a night but ended up nearly a week. The resort had just changed ownership and in October 2009 was in need of refurbishing. At the same time I liked the lived...

1Thank Franz and Chris... i

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Address: Navuatu Village, Vunisea, Fiji
Region: Fiji > Kadavu Archipelago > Kadavu Island
Price Range: $203 - $322 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“They all all bungalows on the beach. All are equally as great.”
 of 5 bubbles henspartiesm, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“There are lot's of stairs up the dining hall if you have someone travelling with mobility issues ask for an appropriate room.”
 of 5 bubbles Gidget73, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All bures are good however those near the beach bar may be noisy in the afternoon”
 of 5 bubbles jaral1202158, 29 Aug 2015 | Read review
“all the rooms are close to the water - really close - listened every night to the waves coming on the beach”
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“room 9 had a king size bed while 7 and 8 had queens.”
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