At Matangi Private Island Resort, experience the essence of Fiji. This intimate hideaway on an exclusive privately owned Fijian island paradise boasts tropical rainforest, white sand beaches, and volcanic rock rising from crystal clear waters with fringing coral reefs. The location, Horseshoe Bay is listed in "1000 Places to See before You Die", and is a haven for honeymooners and romantics. Matangi Private Island Resort is one of the finest romantic beach resorts in Fiji, specializing in intimate honeymoons, weddings, anniversaries and offering fine dining, superb snorkeling and premier scuba diving.
This idyllic South Pacific setting is as refreshing as it is charming, there are just 9 beachfront and ocean view bungalows, 3 honeymoon treehouses and a villa that provide a harmonious balance between modern comforts and traditional Fijian island flair. Handcrafted using wood, bamboo, rock and coconut palm thatch, the beachfront bures have been carefully designed to achieve a balance between nature and contemporary elegance. Traditional Fijian design with bamboo walls and thatched roofs, the oceanview bures offer simplistic island flavor, in a lush tropical setting with the ultimate privacy and only steps from the beach.
At Matangi the cuisine is largely influenced by the tropical surroundings, Fijian heritage and the unique flavors of the South Pacific. Meals are served in the magnificent "Vale-Ni-Kana" dining room, located a few feet from the beach with panoramic views of the ocean . Exotic meals provide an array of fresh fish and seafood, imported meats, salads, locally grown vegetables, tropical fruit from surrounding gardens, and freshly baked breads.
Guests can enjoy activitiues such as snorkeling, sailing, kayaking, ‘meke’ traditional Fijian dance performance, kava session, guided island trek, volleyball and weekly visit to a local Fijian village on neighboring Qamea Island. Matangi is also centrally located to explore exceptional scuba diving sites that Fiji is famous for. Within a 20-mile radius of Matangi Island there are countless dive sites including the world famous Great White Wall and Noel's Wall. Day trips to the more remote sites in the Somosomo Strait can also be arranged.
At Matangi Island the Spa Menu offers a variety of treatments to refresh and rejuvenate in the most relaxing environment by the ocean. To further enhance the tropical spa experience, products from the beautiful and locally made Pure Fiji range are used.
Situated in Fiji’s northern island group, Matangi Island resort can be reached by flying from Nadi, to the island’s neighbor, Taveuni Island. This is approximately a 90 minute flight from Nadi. The resort meets guests at Taveuni Island's Matei Airport to transfer to the resort via 20-minute drive followed by 20 minute water taxi (a wet landing, be prepared to wade to the boat).