Mamanuca Islands

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Mamanuca Islands which includes landscape views, tropical scenes and a sandy beach

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.

Beachcomber Island Resort
Beachcomber Island Resort
3.5 out of 5
Vuda Point Road, Vuda, Lautoka, Beachcomber Island
The price is AU$304 per night from 26 Jan. to 27 Jan.
On its own private white sand beach, this hotel is in Beachcomber Island, within the vicinity of Mala Mala Island. Regional attractions also include Port Denarau ...
3.9/5 Good! (200 reviews)
"Mia the manager was amazing at helping us resolve very challenging transfer weather problems."

Reviewed on 14 Jan. 2022

Beachcomber Island Resort
Likuliku Lagoon Resort - Adults Only
Likuliku Lagoon Resort - Adults Only
5 out of 5
Malolo Island, Mamanuca Islands, Malolo Island
The price is AU$1,481 per night from 14 Feb. to 15 Feb.
Set on a private white sand beach, this resort is in Malolo Island, within the vicinity of Musket Cove Marina and Cloud 9 Fiji.
4.9/5 Exceptional! (256 reviews)
"Great stay!"

Reviewed on 9 Feb. 2020

Likuliku Lagoon Resort - Adults Only
Plantation Island Resort
Plantation Island Resort
3 out of 5
Plantation Island, Malolo Lailai Island
By the ocean, nestled on a private white sand beach, this resort is in Malolo Lailai Island, within easy reach of area attractions, such as Musket Cove Marina ...
3.6/5 Good! (313 reviews)
"The rooms were nice but the whole place needs a major clean up. One pool and restaurant wasn’t even open that no one told us about. The main restaurant isn’t open all day so can only eat at certain time and can only have the buffet for dinner. Black coral restaurant was really nice tho. The floors ..."

Reviewed on 21 Mar. 2020

Plantation Island Resort
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Ratsun Nadi Airport Apartment Hotel
Ratsun Nadi Airport Apartment Hotel
4 out of 5
1 Queens Rd, Namaka, Nadi
The price is AU$115 per night from 11 Feb. to 12 Feb.
Situated near the airport, this aparthotel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Namaka Market and within 6 miles (10 km) of Wailoaloa Beach and Naisoso Island. Sri Siva Subramaniya ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (287 reviews)
"Pros: nearby grocery stores, drug store, bank, money changer, airport. Cons: no free wifi"

Reviewed on 1 Apr. 2020

Ratsun Nadi Airport Apartment Hotel
Ramada Suites by Wyndham Wailoaloa Beach Fiji
Ramada Suites by Wyndham Wailoaloa Beach Fiji
4.5 out of 5
14 Wasawasa Road, Nadi Bay, Nadi
The price is AU$277 per night from 24 Jan. to 25 Jan.
Located in Wailoloa, this beachfront aparthotel is next to a golf course and within 3 mi (5 km) of Wailoaloa Beach, Namaka Market and Sri Siva Subramaniya Temple. ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (246 reviews)
"Pretty good overall, Noeline was excellent even remembering my name. Facilities are good, pool is nice, taxis are plenty (but expensive) as it's CFC. Just note, DO NOT FALL VICTIM TO FALSE PCR COVID TEST SCAMMING. More specifically, DO NOT do your medical test with ZEN MEDICAL CENTRE which Ramada ..."

Reviewed on 12 Jan. 2022

Ramada Suites by Wyndham Wailoaloa Beach Fiji
The Terraces Apartments Resort
The Terraces Apartments Resort
3.5 out of 5
Denarau Island, Nadi
The price is AU$254 per night from 26 Jan. to 27 Jan.
This family-friendly Nadi aparthotel is located near the airport, just steps away from Port Denarau Marina and Port Denarau. Denarau Beach is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (581 reviews)
"The Apartment was clean and spacious. Overall it was very quiet due to not very many people staying at the Terraces. All the staff were friendly. Only small problem was the covid test results were given via phone call to the room. No email or evidence was presented to us which caused alot of confusion ..."

Reviewed on 8 Jan. 2022

The Terraces Apartments Resort
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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