Fiji’s Northern Islands Diving
North of Fiji’s main island of Viti Levu are the islands of Vanua Levu and Taveuni. Listed as one of the world’s most fascinating and diverse diving areas, Fiji’s northern waters offer unparalleled opportunities for exploration and enjoyment in warm, clear tropical waters, where the clarity often exceeds 200ft. Non divers will find some of the best fishing, shell collecting and sailing in all of Fiji. There are excursions through the magical rain forest to tumbling waterfalls, natural waterslide and native villages and of course miles of white sand beaches and secluded coves to explore.
Small, intimate seaside hotel with 30 guestrooms overlooking Somosomo Straits. (15 Ocean View with private balconies and 15 Oceanfront Suites with private patio) This friendly resort operates two dive boats with total capacity for 20 divers. Fine restaurant, informal bar, Day Spa, boutique, pool, bushwalking, golf and tennis. Good value, the best diving, 15 minutes from Taveuni Airport. Open Water Certification & Referral PADI dive courses are available.
7 Night Dive Package in an Oceanview Suite start from US$1203 /guest (double occupancy)
Package includes: Meet & Greet on arrival at Taveuni Airport, return ground transfers from Matei airport to hote l(20 minutes each way), 7 nights accommodation double occupancy, continental breakfast daily & 5-days of 2-tank boat dives, Unlimited shore diving (8am-3pm) weights, tanks, use of kayaks & snorkel gear, refreshments & Gov Tax 25%.
Optional Meal Plans are available which include lunch & dinner.
Land Based Activities: Rainforest & Coastal walks, waterfalls, rare bird watching, horseback riding, local village visits, kayaking & snorkeling.
Nature Spa onsite for relaxing massages, rubs & scrubs.
Listed in Conde Nast Traveler as one of the “Top Five Most Romantic Resorts in Fiji” Located on a private island six miles off the coast of Taveuni and reached by a 20-minute boat ride, Matangi is a small family owned and operated island resort. A horseshoe shaped natural paradise, which surrounds an extinct volcanic crater, Matangi offers a variety of outdoor activities including hiking, sailing and waterskiing, saltwater fly fishing, take a picnic to the waterfalls on the island of Taveuni, snorkeling, and some of Fiji’s best scuba diving. There are secluded beaches and you’ll experience a glimpse of the Fijian culture through village visits and entertainment.
With only 11 attractive, spacious beachfront bures – three Oceanview bures, five Beachfront bures and three Treehouses, which include a queen size bed, lounge area with day bed, private patio and stocked mini-bar, the resort is a holiday for discreet pampering. For a unique romantic escape complete with spectacular panoramic ocean views, try a “Treehouse” perched 33-feet above ground in an enormous Pacific almond tree.
Stay 7 / Pay 5 or Stay 5 / Pay 4 Special Deals – valid until 31 March 2019
- OceanView Bure | Traditional Fijian in design providing simplistic island flavor with all the modern luxuries.
- Beachfront Bure | Contemporary elegance. Hand-crafted by local Fijian craftsmen using wood, bamboo, lava rock and coconut palm thatch.
- Treehouse | Split Level surrounded by lush tropical foliage, offering ultimate privacy and yet only steps from the beach.
Tariff : Meal inclusive (3 gourmet meals) from US$990 per night OR Meal exclusive from US$770 per night – include freshly baked snacks daily (romantic dinner for special occasions-birthday & anniversary), fruit basket & sulu on arrival, daily maid service, evening turn-down service, daily laundry service, weekly resort excursions, snorkeling, sea kayaking, sailing, windsurfing, nature hikes. (Non motorized activities)
Honeymooner Bonus: Receive a Complimentary Bottle of Sparkling Wine & Breakfast in Bed
Matangi Dive Package: 5 nights Oceanview Bure / 3 days/ 6 tanks diving. 3 gourmet meals daily & Fiji Gov taxes – from US$4,577 for 2 divers.
Daily dive program includs 2 dives in the morning, tanks, tank fills, belt, weights, dive guide, towels, refreshments. Package does not include gear hire, night diving. Our dive boat departs every morning at 9 am for 2-tank dives and returns to Matangi Island before lunch. Diver+non-diver spa packages also available.
A secluded boutique retreat set on a mile-long white sand beach on Qamea Island, 5 kms east of Taveuni, with 17 luxuriously appointed, air-conditioned, spacious bures, thatched-roof bungalows with covered verandas, mahogany hardwood floors, and European-style bathrooms with river-rock, open-air showers. Beachfront Bures with covered verandahs, Honeymoon Split-Level Villas with outdoor shower & jacuzzi, Honeymoon Bures with romantic canopied four poster beds & Jacuzzi spa pool, and Royal Beach Houses situated at the far end of the white sand beach for privacy has jacuzi spa and plunge pool. Restaurant, shop/boutique, air-conditioned with ceiling fans, room service, mini-bar, tea/coffee making, pool, windsurfing, sailboats.
Surrounded by great dive sites. PADI 5 star accredited dive shop, Scuba courses/classes available. Other options include game fishing, boat tours, waterfall tours, birdwatching, bushwalks, private beach picnics, Pearl Farm tour and great spa treatments. Surfing (Nov – April), Yoga classes (6 days a week)
Getting there: From Nadi airport, take an 80 minute flight to Taveuni in the Northern Group of islands. You will be met and transferred 20 minutes through lush tropics to the landing where the boat awaits you. Be prepared to get you feet wet after the 10 minutes ride to the resort, where you are greeting by the friendly staff.
Things to do: Explore the island from the water by sea-kayak or stand up paddle boards. Island walks, snorkeling, volleyball. There is a gym, or you can take a picnic on a jungle trek, visit Bouma National Waterfall Park or and all day adventure walk to the Blue Lagoon movie filming location. Yoga, surfing, sports fishing and scuba diving also available.
Inclusions: Continental breakfast daily, Airport return transfers to/from Taveuni Airport, Fiji cooking demonstration, Nightly entertainment including weekly cultural Kava Ceremony and Meke performance,Sunday Village church service, Personalized water bottle, Daily maid & turndown service, Use of kayaks, paddleboards & snorkel gear
Double occupancy Rates from: Beachfront Bure US$734 /night**
Honeymoon Bure US$867 /night**
**Above rates are subject to change
Current Specials: Stay 7/Pay 5, Stay 4/Pay 3
Validity: Sales: Until 31st March 2019
Travel: Until 31st March 2020
Valid on all room categories
The ultimate tropical island experience-romantic, luxurious accommodations, candlelit gourmet island dining, smiling friendly people, intimate and relaxed. This exclusive resort accommodates just 12 privileged couples in unsurpassed beauty. The villas and their amenities are designed so couples can enjoy privacy and incredible views from their canopied bed, shower or stunning sunsets from their deck. Bordered by white sand beach and is just minutes from lush rainforest. Dive the spectacular Rainbow Reef and world famous Great White Wall with a professional dive team. Other options include game fishing, canoeing and snorkeling.
Air-Conditioned Room Categories
- Luxury OceanView Villas | Beautiful views over the ocean and surrounding gardens, split level ensuite bedroom and separate lounge, indoor & outdoor courtyard showers.
- Luxury OceanFront Bure | Stunning sea views & romantic canopy king-size bed
- The Grande Matalau Villa | Designed in a unique four hexagon pattern. Kitchen wing, a large lounge area and two private bedrooms each with ensuite including an indoor and a private outdoor shower.
Tariff starts from US$887 to US$1230 / night, per couple (excluding 2-bedroom Villa)
Include: Accommodation with panoramic views of Somosomo Straits, all meals, all non alcoholic beverages, transfers to/from Matei Airport, a bottle of champagne & sulu on arrival. (Minimum stay: 4 Nights)
First Class / Deluxe
The jewel of the northern islands is set on 17 picturesque oceanfront acres. Built on what was once a coconut plantation, this environmentally sensitive resort focuses on the undisturbed beauty of the South Pacific. With local water designated as a marine sanctuary, fishing, jet skiing is prohibited but diving and non-disruptive exploration is encouraged. Beautifully appointed Fijian style thatched roof bures free of telephones and television to ensure peace and serenity.
25 deluxe bures offer upscale luxury accommodation and services. Catering to the active adventure couple or family, this eco-friendly resort provides an unending list of activities daily. Oceanfront pool, massage and spar, tennis, basketball & volleyball. First rate dive operation. Immerse yourself in the land, sea and culture of the Fijian people.
Special Offers and all inclusive packaged deals: **Fiji specials are offered on certain dates throughout the year.
**Complimentary Nights, Romantic Escape (Stay 5/Pay 3) , Dive & Rejuvenation (Stay 6/Pay4), Intimate Wedding (Stay 7/Pay 5), Relaxation (Stay 6/Pay4)
- Garden View Bure |
- Ocean Front Bure | Deluxe Oceanfront
- Point Reef Bure | Honeymoon Point Reef with Spa Tub |
Standard nightly rates Start at *US$1087 up to US$1338 /night, double occupancy 1-b/room Bure.
Valid to March 31, 2019 (*Subject to change with exchange rate fluctuations)
Available for a minimum stay of 3 nights and include all meals, bottled non-alcoholic beverages, specialty teas, espresso style coffees; a range of complimentary activities & excursions, Bula Club for children, wifi, use of recreational equipment (excluding Scuba unless on a dive package), all common area amenities, meet & greet at Nadi & Savusavu airports, and return vehicle transfers from Savusavu Airport to Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort. Please note no airfares are included. Child Policy: The first two children under 13 years at time of travel (sharing a bure with two adults) are FREE (inclusive of meals and activities.)
PADI certified scuba dive operation provides instruction & certification courses.
State of Calif Seller of Travel Reg# 2023415-40