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Matava - Fiji's Premier Eco Adventure Resort

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My girlfriend and I stayed in July 2017, for about 10 days. I meant to write a review right after our return, but stuff happens and I kept putting it off. I've never written a proper review before - I normally can't be bothered. So...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Travelled there in December with my daughter - we went snorkelling each morning which was AMAZING. staff were so nice - especially to my daughter - she felt like she was with family. the whole place was laid back and quiet. Relaxing afternoons reading or...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 6 March 2018

I went to Fiji with 2 friends, primarily for a fishing holiday. Unfortunately Cyclone Gita gate-crashed the trip and we only had a couple of days fishing. The resort had changed ownership a month before we got there, so the new owner, a nice young...More

Thank Oldgoat71
Response from KerchieArndTheWorld, Owner at Matava - Fiji's Premier Eco Adventure ResortResponded 16 March 2018

Hi Oldgoat71, Thanks for the great review!!! It was great having you guys and I am sorry that your fishing was cut short by Cyclone Gita! We are all so happy that you loved the food, especially the Lovo Night, and the dining atmosphere. I...More

Reviewed 24 February 2018

The location and people are excellent. Bure is modest, but almost perfect as is. Only problem for me was warm water, or lack of it. It will be fixed in Fiji time I believe, but one week was too short for it. Dive center offers...More

2  Thank VDiver
Response from KerchieArndTheWorld, Owner at Matava - Fiji's Premier Eco Adventure ResortResponded 16 March 2018

Hi VDiver, We really appreciate your wonderful review and are glad you loved our little piece of paradise on Kadavu Island, and Matava's incredible staff and Bures. Our dive centre is trained to operate as safely as possible. We usually have many different guests diving,...More

Reviewed 21 February 2018

If you are expecting a luxury Hilton or Four Seasons resort experience you should not come here! Matava is great, but it is not, nor does it describe itself as offering 5-star, ultra-luxury. I mostly enjoyed it. Staff are wonderful, very friendly and welcoming, for...More

3  Thank w0nderl0st
Response from KerchieArndTheWorld, Owner at Matava - Fiji's Premier Eco Adventure ResortResponded 17 March 2018

Hi w0nderl0st, Thankyou for spending the time to write your review. We are so happy that you enjoyed diving the beautiful Great Astrolabe Reef and our comfortable beds! I have passed your comments on to our amazing staff and divemaster Isoa. We do use a...More

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USD 195 - USD 313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Anthony C
12 February 2018|
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Response from FalconerIV | Reviewed this property |
Totally agree with Adrian the problem is quite minimal, also Fiji does not have any blood Bourne diseases like south east Asia etc. over a 2 week period I think I heard one mosquito but never saw one on that island.
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Kathy Y
13 July 2017|
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BobtheFishman
29 December 2016|
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Hi, The main bure has a guest charging area where you can charge you laptops, devices and camera batteries etc. available during the day time. Accommodation Bures also have a mains power socket with power available in the... More
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"Higher up the hill the better the view. Don't get the bure closest to generator."
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"If you don't mind a bit of a hike, the higher rooms come with the best views by far!"
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"choose another resort in Fiji"
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"All bures have a good view but the ones at the top of the property have magnificent vistas if you don't..."
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