Matamanoa Island, an intimate and secluded Fijian Resort. We are set in the beautiful Mamanuca Islands of Fiji approximately 30 kilometres west of the Nadi International Airport.
With only 47 rooms, Matamanoa is for those who dream of peace and tranquility. Come ashore and experience a true gift of nature Matamanoa is 4-star deluxe adults only resort, welcoming guests 16 years of age and older.
The Island boasts a volcanic cone jutting out of the azure waters of this marine sanctuary. Clad with native bush and palm trees, the brilliance of the vegetation contrasts magnificently with the white curved sandy beaches and coral reefs. Combined with nature, we have created a haven for those who want to relinquish the pressures of a busy lifestyle
Matamanoa allows you complete days of rest or a wide range of leisure activities and cultural excursions: swim in the infinity pool and soak up the vista; or snorkel in the beautiful Pacific Ocean; try your hand at tennis or sip a long cocktail at the bar as the sun sets; experience our Spa and be massaged with our unique Nama (Sea Grapes) skincare, a truly heavenly experience. Discover the magic of this beautiful Island and make new memories.
With their magnetic charm and genuine playful nature, the Matamanoa team is among the friendliest in Fiji. Prepare to be captivated by the string band as they serenade our dining guests; if you feel inclined, join in with the hilarious after dinner games. From your big Bula welcome to your Isa Lei farewell, like so many others, you may fall in love with this little island family.
Ten stand alone Beachfront Pool Villas, twenty four stand alone Beachfront Pool Bures and thirteen Garden Resort Rooms. All Villas and Bures feature an outdoor shower, thatched gazebo and plunge pool.
With his international and Fijian inspired cuisine, our recently appointed Executive Chef is dedicated to ensuring a delightful dining experience. Served against the backdrop of the Pacific Ocean and Fijian Islands, the changing nightly menus will be sure to keep you enticed.
When not perfecting the art of relaxation there is plenty to do on and around Matamanoa, all non-motorised activities are complimentary. If you’re feeling energised, workout on our purpose-built outdoor gym (calisthenics frame), kayak or snorkel around the island or challenge your partner to an afternoon game of tennis.
Should you wish to explore further, take a day trip to the nearby sacred island or landowning village, explore the underwater world with Deep Blue Diving & Water Sports our PADI 5 star dive operator.
Located approximately 30km (19 miles) west of Nadi International Airport, Matamanoa Island Resort can be reached by high-speed catamaran, private speedboat or helicopter. Our Reservations Team can assist you with all your transfer needs.
Paradise awaits at Matamanoa Island Resort, only steps away from the Pacific Ocean and nestled amongst soaring coconut palms lay our beautifully appointed Beachfront Villas and Bures, a few steps beyond that lay our charming Garden Resort Rooms.
With contemporary design infused with Fijian flare, we have created the ideal space for your relaxing getaway. Wake up to the sound of the sea-breeze rustling through the swaying palms and water lapping on soft white sandy beaches; the scent of the ocean will be the last sense to render you a blissful rest.
BEACHFRONT POOL VILLA
Ten Beachfront Villas located on our private, north facing beach. Access is via a purpose-built walkway or chauffeured golf cart. The Villas feature two split level rooms: the bedroom is positioned on the upper level with a king bed facing the Pacific Ocean; the lounge is positioned on the lower level.
Bathrooms feature twin granite vanities, a separate shower and separate toilet. Each Villa is beautifully appointed outside with outdoor furniture on a generous covered deck leading onto a private plunge pool, thatched gazebo with day bed and an additional outdoor shower.
Your personal sun loungers are placed on the grass in front of your Villa. All Villas have access to complementary high-speed Wi-Fi and accommodate a maximum of three adults.
BEACHFRONT POOL BURE
With its ease of luxury, you will fall in love with the Bure; whether it’s to awaken in bed and gaze upon the magnificent and intricate Tapa on the ceiling, relax in your spacious and beautiful lounge, take a dip in your own private plunge pool or indulge with a book in the shade of your thatched daybed…only steps away to walk along the pristine white sand beach…life is perfect on Matamanoa. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available 24 hours in the Central Facility area. Bures accommodate a maximum of three adults.
Among the natural lush vegetation of Matamanoa Island your Garden Room awaits. Everything you need to relax and make memories of the lasting kind. Stunning Tapa ceilings, comfortable rooms and oh so close to the Central Facility Area where you will find our guest lounge, dining room, bar, infinity pool and sunbaking deck with glorious views across the pristine white beach and Matamanoa reef.
Each Resort Room is a spacious studio size unit and has its own private covered veranda. Appreciation will certainly develop for the king bed with hand carved mahogany headboard. The island is at your fingertips from your Garden Room.
Resort Rooms will accommodate a couple, or the super king bed can be split into two single beds. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available 24 hours in the Central Facility Area.
Welcome to Vale Ni Blau (House of Waves), where our Executive Chef and his team offer international and Fijian inspired cuisine served against the backdrop of the enchanting South Pacific Ocean and Fijian Islands. Full American breakfast is complementary with all bookings.
Our Bar is situated overlooking the infinity pool and Pacific Ocean, a perfect location to reflect on the activities of the day while sipping a chilled beer or cocktail.
Matamanoa Island, with its white sandy beaches, soaring coconut palms and azure tropical waters, is the perfect backdrop to celebrate those special occasions; whether it be your wedding, honeymoon, renewal of vows, anniversary, birthday or to pop the big question!
Enjoy the peace and tranquillity of this adults only paradise. Bona fide honeymooners receive a bottle of sparkling wine and fruit platter on arrival. Hanging on your room door will be a hand carved wooden plaque etched with your Christian names (keepsake)
WEDDINGS IN THE FIJI
Marry on the beach at sunset, or anywhere on the island; under an arch covered in voile and flowers, traditional Tapa cloth, bamboo and white pillars decorated with tropical flowers leading up to the arch.
Two Fijian warriors and a bridesmaid in traditional Fijian costume escort the bride. Beautiful tropical orchid bouquet & matching buttonhole, staff choir, video, photographer, champagne dinner for two – our wedding coordinator arranges everything for you, all you have to do is be there.
ACTIVITIES IN THE FIJI
When not perfecting the art of relaxation there is plenty to do on and around Matamanoa Island. Guests enjoy complimentary use of all non-motorised activities: snorkel the pristine waters of this marine sanctuary only steps away from the beach; kayak over the beautiful coral reefs or Hobie Cat out to the deep waters of the Pacific Ocean.
If you’re feeling energised, challenge the Activities Team to beach Volleyball or join them on a guided mountain hike. Challenge your partner to a game of Tennis or Table Tennis. So much to do on Matamanoa Island Resort
Fijian culture is interwoven throughout the island experience; observe the Matamanoa Family perform the Meke, a traditional style of dance; join in a Kava ceremony; experience the Lovo, a traditional style of cooking. Visit the local village where life has remained unchanged for generations
Surrender yourself to Spa Matamanoa, where our professionally certified therapists offer a full range of spa and “Sea to Skin” therapies that will leave you refreshed and restored. Our key ingredient, Nama (Sea Grapes), is a unique species of seaweed that is organically grown and harvested from the pristine waters of the Yasawa Island region of Fiji
EXCURSIONS IN THE FIJI
Deep Blue Diving & Water Sports offer a variety of excursions from Matamanoa Island: visit the sacred Monuriki Island, the famous location of Tom Hank’s movie ‘Cast Away’; call on the local village, Tavua, home to most of the Matamanoa staff; try your hand at light tackle or sport fishing or join the daily guided snorkel safari
PADI Freediving operated by Deep Blue Diving & Water Sports, a PADI 5 star operator based on Matamanoa Island Resort. If you have always wanted to enter the underwater world quietly, on your own terms, staying as long as your breath allows, then freediving is for you. PADI Freediver is your first step toward discovering why freediving is becoming a popular way to explore beneath the waves.
Nestled in the Mamanuca Island group, Matamanoa is situated in a marine sanctuary and surrounded by coral reefs that are home to some of the most breathtaking biodiversity, including spectacular table corals, enormous gorgonian fans, turtles, reef sharks and multi-hued reef fish of every shape and size
Deep Blue Diving & Water Sports, a PADI 5 star operator based on Matamanoa, offer a range of high quality diving from over 30 dive sites within the Mamanuca Islands; experience shallow reefs, pinnacles, wrecks, shark encounters to walls and drop-offs. Deep Blue’s experienced instructors are on hand to offer you a gentle introduction to scuba diving or to develop your existing skills
Dive sites range from 9 to 30 meters in depth, most dives are around 18 meters with shallower depths for repetitive dives. Visibility is generally between 20 and 40 meters and water temperature ranges from 26 Celsius in winter (July/August) to 31 Celsius in summer (Jan/Feb).