Matamanoa Island Resort



A small, intimate, private boutique Fiji island resort situated in the beautiful Mamanuca Islands
30 kilometers west of Nadi International Airport.

Created for those who want to forget the pressures of their business or busy lifestyle or for those who dream of peace and tranquility. In an effort to achieve this special atmosphere, Matamanoa Island Resort has adopted a year round policy of not permitting children under the age of 12 years.

Matamanoa Island can offer you total relaxation or a wide range of leisure activities and cultural excursions. Swim in the fresh water pool or in the beautiful Pacific Ocean, play tennis or sip a cocktail at the Bar as you watch the sun set and take all the time you need to discover the magic of this beautiful Island.


Twenty Beachfront Bures of traditional Fijian design with thatched roofs. Bures are cooled by overhead fans and louver windows to catch the trade breezes from the ocean. All Bures consist of two rooms,  bathroom and patio.

The bedroom has two queen beds with reading lights, luggage rack and double wardrobe with lots of shelves. The sitting room has two sofa beds, bar with fridge, tea and coffee facilities, reading lamp, clock/radio, coffee table, two upholstered chairs and floor to ceiling sliding glass doors opening on to the patio which has two cushioned beach lounges and two outdoor chairs. Both rooms have very high ceilings, which are covered in traditional Fijian Tapa and Magi Magi. The bathroom includes separate large shower, granite vanity with twin hand basins, hair dryer, bath robes, amenities and Italian tiles.

Thirteen air-conditioned Hotel Rooms all in a line, set amongst the resort's tropical gardens. Each room has a queen bed, reading lamps, large wardrobe, bar unit with sink and fridge, table and two chairs, luggage rack, tea/coffee facilities, clock/radio - outside there is a small patio area with outdoor table and chairs. The bathroom includes separate spacious shower,  vanity with single hand basin, hair dryer, bath robes, amenities and Italian tiles.





  • Sailing boats

  • Paddle boards

  • Windsurfers

  • Row boats

  • Coral viewing on  glass bottom boat

  • Hand line fishing

  • Snorkeling (including mask/snorkel/fins)

  • Coconut tree climbing demonstration and instruction

  • Weaving demonstration, sulu tying demonstration

  • Tennis (day & night), table tennis

  • Volleyball

  • Beach games

  • Library

  • Mountain hike

  • Board games

  • Afternoon tea

Paid Activities

  • Scuba Diving: PADI scuba diving operated by Aqua Trek (PADI Five Star IDC Center)  see below

  • Island Hopping
    Visit some of the other islands in the Mamanuca group.

  • Shell Market & Pottery Island Trip
    Travel to the local village of Tavua where you can witness pottery being made as they did over 100 years ago, shop at the shell market for artifacts and shells.

  • Big Game Fishing
    The Dau Wai, a 7.6 meter aluminum catamaran fitted with Penn International, Shimano, Okuma & Black Magic fishing equipment.

  • Yacht Cruise
    Sailing on the Seaspray, visit the island of Modriki, location of the Tom Hanks movie "Castaway". BBQ lunch & afternoon tea on board.

  • Village Church
    Attend church service at our local village Tavua and hear the choir of the people. Sunday only.

  • Relaxation & Pampering
    Enjoy a variety of tropical massages on the beach, have a facial, manicure, or pedicure in the comfort of your bure or room.

    Aqua-Trek - PADI 5 Star Scuba Diving

    Operating in Fiji since 1987, consequently they have a large selection of dive sites to cater for every diver, from the beginner, the newly certified to the most experienced, with a world class variety of tropical diving.

    As a 5 Star Facility Aqua-Trek's 'Resident Dive Master' on Matamanoa Island Resort is proud to offer the following services to Matamanoa Island Guests:

    Discover Scuba Diving - for the person who would like to experience diving without commencing the full "learn to dive course". This program consists of three parts, part one is a brief introduction to the theory of diving, then followed by a session in shallow water which teaches some of the basic skills. Once this has been mastered you go diving. The whole program is conducted by a fully trained diving instructor who accompanies the divers to a maximum depth of 12 meters (40 feet) on a selected reef in the Mamanuca Islands. Approximately 1 to 2 hours.



Helicopter (Island Hoppers) - Highly recommended, 10/12 minutes flying time, landing on the Matamanoa Helipad. 

Catamaran (South Sea Cruises, Tiger IV) - luxury 27meter catamaran departing Denarau twice daily to Mana Island where Matamanoa guests disembark to connect to a water taxi to Matamanoa. 2 hours total. 

Water Taxi (Seafiji) - 24 hour service to Matamanoa departing from Denarau Marina, fast (25 knot) comfortable 7.6m aluminum catamaran. The boat is powered by twin 150hp yamaha outboard engines. 1 hour.


The Restaurant features an ocean view from every table, dine inside or on the verandah overlooking the ocean or poolside under the stars.

Meal Plan

Choice of anything on the menus - half or full board.
Vegetarians are introduced to the Executive Chef on arrival who will design menus for the duration of your stay. 

Matamanoa's Executive Chef takes pride in presenting his international menus plus selections of traditional Fijian fare - choose from the Daily special or A la Carte menus, both menus are changed nightly. BBQ seafood buffet on Saturday nights.

A string band serenades each table nightly during dinner, singing your choice of song, or Fijian songs. After dinner, lots of fun with something different every night, Mr. Matamanoa contest, crab racing, broom dancing, kava ceremony are just some of the few.

A la Carte menu with daily blackboard specials 

Part Buffet featuring fresh tropical fruit, home baked muffins and buns, toast and preserves, choice of cereals, fruit juices, tea and coffee - hot dishes cooked to order.

Afternoon tea is complimentary




Vacations International Inc is proud to recommend this resort for your Honeymoon or Family Vacation.


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