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Mamanuca Islands

A stunning backdrop to many TV and film productions, including the film “Castaway”, these islands are one of the shining stars among Fiji’s island getaways.

The Mamanucas are an impossibly beautiful group of islands that are the stuff of movie posters and holiday postcards. It’s no surprise then that is Fiji’s most popular cluster of islands. In spite of their popularity, their beauty remains unspoilt and there is plenty to do on the islands to ensure that there’s never a dull moment during your stay. If you’ve always had a romantic notion of being stranded on a desert island, then this is your chance. There are some uninhabited islands among the chain, yet they can still be accessed by boat for day trips. So grab a few essentials and head off to enjoy the tranquillity.

The Mamanucas are short journey away either by seaplane or by boat from Viti Levu, Fiji’s main island. Port Denarau is the closest drop-off point and is only a 15-minute drive from Nadi International Airport. All that’s left to do is decide which islands to visit.

This is a peaceful archipelago that clusters around the Malolo Barrier Reef. It’s the perfect place to enjoy snorkelling or scuba diving. Tuition in both is readily available, so even if you’ve never tried it before, now’s your chance. You’ll be blown away when you first see the majestic beauty that unfolds before your mask-clad eyes.

If you want to explore the Mamanucas’ colourful coral reefs, the perfect way on a charter cruise. You’ll float away to places that are only known to the locals. If you gather a group of friends or family together, you can hire a guide and a boat for a day. Your resort may well organise trips as well. Whatever you choose, you’ll find some of the best places to surf, fish and snorkel.

If you’re just looking for a day trip, there are plenty of options for getting around the Mamanucas by boat, and plenty of fun activities along the way.

The Mamanucas are perfect for families, groups or solo travellers and cater for all budgets and tastes. There are resorts that are suitable for families, honeymooners or young people out for a good time. Whichever island you choose and whatever your budget, one thing that’s guaranteed is a warm welcome and beautiful moonlit nights.


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Sheraton Resort & Spa, Tokoriki Island, Fiji Rs12,769
Reviewed on 12 Jan 2020
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Sheraton Resort & Spa, Tokoriki Island, Fiji

Sheraton Resort & Spa, Tokoriki Island, Fiji

Tokoriki Island, Tokoriki Island
     
    4.3 of 5
    5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    The island and resort Facilities are very nice , confortable. They need to improve the guest service , restaurant and breakfast.

    Plantation Island Resort Rs10,603
    Reviewed on 21 Jan 2020
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    Plantation Island Resort

    Plantation Island Resort

    Plantation Island, Malolo Lailai Island
       
      3.6 of 5
      3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      All included price - all watersports that were non powered were free

      Likuliku Lagoon Resort - Adults Only Rs65,126
      Reviewed on 1 Jan 2020
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      Likuliku Lagoon Resort - Adults Only

      Likuliku Lagoon Resort - Adults Only

      Malolo Island, Mamanuca Islands, Malolo Island
         
        4.9 of 5
        5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        Everything about our 4 night honeymoon stay was incredible and surreal. We loved our room with the plunge pool overlooking the ocean. The guest service staff was friendly and created such positive energy upon every interaction. The complimentary kayaks, snorkel equipment, and ping pong were very ...

        Musket Cove Island Resort & Marina Rs15,739
        Reviewed on 21 Jan 2020
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        Musket Cove Island Resort & Marina

        Musket Cove Island Resort & Marina

        Malolo Lailai Island, Malolo Lailai Island
           
          4.5 of 5
          4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          I loved the location, the layout and the complimentary amenities What would have improved our experience was access to more food options and at a reduced price.

          Treasure Island Resort Rs12,748
          Reviewed on 17 Dec 2019
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          Treasure Island Resort

          Treasure Island Resort

          Mamanuca Islands, Treasure Island
             
            4.1 of 5
            3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

            We had a lovely stay though booked a premium beachfront Bure and ended up a Bure set back from the beach more like a beach view Bure. The dive team of Chris and Jasmine and the boat captains were absolutely fantastic and so accommodating. The only slight downside was some of the waitstaff in the ...

            Matamanoa Island Resort Rs18,120
            Reviewed on 17 Jan 2020
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            Matamanoa Island Resort

            Matamanoa Island Resort

            Nadi Airport, Fiji Islands, Matamanoa Island
               
              4.5 of 5
              3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

              This is a fantastic hotel with amazingly friendly and welcoming staff. Evening activities are great (although not compulsory). Stunning views all around the island and the rooms are large and spacious. One of the best places I have stayed.

              Castaway Island Fiji Rs32,464
              Reviewed on 4 Jan 2020
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              Castaway Island Fiji

              Castaway Island Fiji

              Castaway Island, Castaway Island
                 
                4.5 of 5
                4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                We went through a cat 2 hurricane while in the island. A real test of the management and staff. They were superb. Really appreciate their care and the speed with which they restored service.

                Six Senses Fiji Rs49,632
                Reviewed on 24 Dec 2019
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                Six Senses Fiji

                Six Senses Fiji

                Vunabaka, P.O Box 91, Malolo Island, Western Division
                   
                  4.6 of 5
                  5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  We had a fantastic 5-night stay at Six Senses Fiji for our honeymoon.It's so easy to travel to with a direct flight from SFO or LAX, a 20 min private drive to the port and then 40 minute (nice) shared boat ride. Six Senses provides an individual host for your stay and everything is taken care of ...