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Papageno Resort

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Where do I begin?!! I returned from my Fiji trip a week ago, and I still miss all that I have experienced there. People, culture, activities, sun sets and beach to name a few. The Papageno staff was beyond expectation. They were so kind, genuine, caring, and nice, that my kids were in tears when we were saying "Good Bye"...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bula! It's been almost a week since I returned from my Fijian vacation and I still have my Papageno-glow. This was easily one of the best vacations I've ever had. A few hops to get there, but upon arrival we were greeted on the simple beach by a choir of Fijians singing a welcome song. Our cabin or "bure" was...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been lucky to travel the world and had incredible vacations in many great places. But I just returned (with my wife and 2 kids) from 10 days at the Papageno Resort and it by far, was the best place I have ever been. It was incredibly relaxed, the staff joyful in what they were doing in supporting our...

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Western Transdanubia, Hungary
Reviewed 16 January 2017

With my wife we stayed five nights in Papageno Resort before Christmas. We have looked for a secluded resort to relax. As there are no roads, we could get here from the airport by boat. The first impressions were the scenic location with plenty of coconut palms and the warm welcome by the staff. Our ocean bure was comfortable, well-equipped...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 December 2016

We stayed in the Royal bure with our family including our granddaughter who turned one while we were there. The bure was unbelievably spacious and comfortable; we found ourselves spending a lot of time in the "forest room" out the back watching the crabs but there were plenty of different spaces to relax in. Staff were wonderful and the food...

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Reviewed 8 November 2016

I stayed for a week and the facility was wonderful, neat and tidy and they grow the food themselves. It is only about 10 meters from your bungalow to the beach, which is miles of beautiful white sand and shells. Sivo (the cook) makes great food and is also open to suggestions. The spacious bungalows and the patio are both...

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Tim L, General Manager at Papageno Resort, responded to this review

Bula Vinaka John! Thank you so very much for taking the time to share your experience at Papageno Resort on the unspoiled island of Kadavu! I'm so thrilled to hear that you had a fantastic stay and had the opportunity to enjoy some of that classic South Pacific peace and relaxation! Great to know that you enjoyed the food Sivo...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Sorry this review is so late. My partner and I stayed here in July this year. We initially booked for a week, but extended our stay whilst we were there another 5 days as it was such a perfect time out. Papageno drew us as an ecologically and socially conscious resort. Just prior to our visit, the manager changed to...

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Tim L, General Manager at Papageno Resort, responded to this review

Bula Vinaka Cat & Jake! Thanks so very much for sharing your experience about your stay with Papageno Resort in July! Hope all is well with you two! July was such a memorable time to be at the resort! So happy to hear that you both had a wonderful time and that you are still singing the Papageno song! :)...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Our stay at Papageno was absolutely perfect and exceeded all our expectations. I couldn't say a single bad thing about the week that we stayed there. The resort is beautiful and so serene and we spent many enjoyable afternoons lounging by the beach. If you are looking for a place to truly switch off and experience real island life then...

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Tim L, General Manager at Papageno Resort, responded to this review

Bula Vinaka Olivia! Thank you so much for sharing your experience at Papageno Resort on the eco-rich island of Kadavu in Fiji! We genuinely strive to create memorable experiences refined by nature and shaped by culture. I'm thrilled to hear that you had a wonderful experience at Papageno! It truly sounds as if you explored some of the most incredible...

Opua, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We were sailing around Kadavu and came to Papageno for dinner one night. Tim, Connie, and Sivo were friendly, professional, and hospitable and the rest of the staff made us feel extremely welcome. The food was fantastic. We came back the next morning to hike to the waterfall and wander around the gardens. Papageno is such a wonderfully cared for...

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Tim L, General Manager at Papageno Resort, responded to this review

Bula Vinaka Angus! Thanks so very much for sharing your experience at Papageno Resort! I am absolutely thrilled to hear that your group enjoyed your meals and land excursions at Papageno. I'm so happy that Connie and Sivo helped to make your time here fantastic! I'll be sure to commend them for their job well done. We all wish you...

Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 6 October 2016

An originally-decorated, ecologically- and socially-conscious resort with very comfortable beds, excellent food (including homemade cakes for afternoon tea) and close to some amazing dives. From my call to inquire about availability to the staff's effort to make a flight delay on departure as pleasant as possible, I felt extremely well taken care of; the management. A complimentary upgrade to a...

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Tim L, General Manager at Papageno Resort, responded to this review

Bula Vinaka Natalie, Thank you so very much for sharing your beautiful experience at Papageno Resort! So glad you were able to indulge in so much of what Kadavu has to offer in a short amount of time! Also, very excited to hear that you felt the staff did a great job, I'll be sure to commend them for their...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Papageno Resort, on the untouched island of Kadavu in Fiji, blends world-class scuba diving, fishing, cultural activities and an array of other adventure experiences (snorkeling, free diving, spearfishing, waterfall hiking, kayaking, stand-up-paddle, surfing, etc.) all within a secluded, tranquil and unique oceanfront hideaway with a lush, tropical rainforest backyard setting. Papageno Resort is truly a one-of-a-kind getaway spot that caters to both those looking for a peaceful and relaxing stay or those looking for a bundle of adventure-level water and land experiences, whilst making Papageno feel like your home away from home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Papageno Resort

Address: Malawai Bay, Fiji
Region: Fiji > Kadavu Archipelago > Kadavu Island
Price Range: $268 - $449 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Papageno Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Papageno Resort Fiji Hotel Kadavu Island
Papageno Hotel Fiji
Papageno Resort Fiji/Kadavu Island
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“We stayed in the Royal buru. It has a back screened in patio right in the jungle. Perfect to be at for sunrise.”
tedl149, 6 May 2017 | Read review
“Go for the ocean bure.”
douglasmT6254JH, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Go for the beach front bures to make the most of your location”
  • garden then ocean room outlook
  • Screened verandah with coconut juice for lazing about
ElspethM877, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Oceanfront bure is awesome”
Jpeachman, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The ocean front bures are the best!”
cmbast, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
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