Fiji Airways and Matava Eco-Adventure Resort Join to promote the Newly Branded Fiji Link

FJ Link

To celebrate the re-branding of Pacific Sun to Fiji Link, Fiji Airways is giving everyone the chance to win a fantastic prize:
Win a return trip for two to Kadavu Island staying at Matava, Fiji’s Premier Eco Adventure Resort.

Prize includes domestic flights, 2 nights Resort accommodation in an Oceanview Bure, all meals and return Kadavu Island Airport – Resort boat transfers.

To Enter, simply visit the Fiji Airways  Promotion Page

 

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Fiji Link ATR

A brand new ATR in the new Fiji Link livery

 

 

Matava Awarded 2014 Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence

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Matava – Fiji’s Premier Eco Adventure Resort today announced that it has received a 2014 TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Lees than 10 percent of accommodations listed on TripAdvisor receive this prestigious award. Continue Reading …

New Organic Health Driven Menus

Fresh organic fruits at Matava, Fiji

We pride ourselves in delivering the best dining experience possible and to that end, Matava has launched an additional range of new exciting healthy living inspired menu options. Featuring freshly picked fruits, vegetables and spices grown on site in our extensive Organic Farm, Honey from our community Organic Honey Program and freshly caught fish, we aim not only treat you to a delightful array of delicious flavors, but offer a natural healthy alternative to today’s modern processed stodgy foods. Continue Reading …

New Sportfishing boat

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Our brand new custom built fast offshore centre console sport fishing boat ‘Bite Me Too ‘ is now available for day charters around Kadavu Island for up to 6 anglers. We target whatever you wish to catch from Marlin on heavy tackle to Ultra-lite World Record hunting or just have some fun with the Wahoo, yellowfin tuna and Dorado. Continue Reading …

Matava sponsors the Making Waves with Colorado Ocean Coalition

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We were happy and proud to sponsor the recent Making Waves in Colorado event run by the  Colorado Scuba Retailers Association and Colorado Ocean Coalition in Boulder, CO on October 20-21, 2012.

With over 500 people attending the various activities during the two day weekend, the message was loud and clear, we need to protect our oceans, even from a Mile High!

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Sea-kayaking in Kadavu

Sea kayaking and cultural adventures with our partners and Kadavu Island expert guiding company Tamarillo Tropical Expeditions.

We’re featured in the latest issue of the Air Pacific in-flight magazine, Islands.

Sea-kayaking in Kadavu By Sarah Daniell

I’m sitting cross-legged on the floor in the community hall of an outer island village. Before me on a woven mat is a plate laden with home-made cakes and a jug of fresh lemon-leaf tea. “Kana vakalevu, eat plenty,” says Iokimi, an old Fijian guy sitting next to me. “We don’t like it when tourists come here and just pick at the food.”

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Community Partnership Kadavu Organic Honey Program

Community Partnership Kadavu Organic Honey Program, Fiji

Matava Eco Resort and the top Apiarist in Kadavu, Emosi,  have joined forces in a unique private-community partnership to produce Organic Honey on Kadavu, Fiji.

The resort really wanted the bees primarily for pollination of the fruit trees which are abundant in the resort grounds. The honey, we thought, would be a lovely added bonus. Little did WE know!

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Matava wins Environment/Local Sustainability Award at AON Fiji Excellence in Tourism Awards

AON Fiji Excellence in Tourism Awards 2010

Matava – Fiji’s Premier Eco-Adventure Resort is proud to be announced as the winner of the Environment/Local Sustainability Award at the AON Fiji Excellence in Tourism Awards for its policies on environmental sustainability and the environment. Continue Reading …

Asia Pacific’s first PADI Green Star Award awarded to Matava, Fiji

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We’re pleased to announce that Matava – Fijis Premier Eco Adventure Resort has received the first PADI Green Star award in the Asia Pacific region in November 2011 for our sustainable and eco-conscious environmental activities and business practices. Continue Reading …

Matava now a Certified Member of Best Eco Lodges

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Matava is now a member of Best Eco LodgesBest Eco Lodges features the top eco friendly hotels, eco resorts and green hotels in the world. Best Eco Lodges‘ goal is to create awareness among eco travelers about genuine sustainable lodgings worldwide.

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Matava – Fiji’s Premier Eco Adventure Resort earns 2012 Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2012

Honoured as a Highly Rated Resort as Reviewed by Travellers on the World’s Largest Travel Site

KADAVU, FIJI – 24th May 2012 – Matava – Fiji’s Premier Eco Adventure Resort today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honours hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Lees than 10 percent of accommodations listed on TripAdvisor receive this prestigious award. Continue Reading …

The Bamboo Spa Opens @ Matava Fiji’s Premier Eco Adventure Resort

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Fiji’s newest destination spa opens at Matava Eco Resort
on Kadavu with Pure Fiji

KADAVU, FIJI ISLANDS – 12 May 2012 – Matava – Fiji’s Premier eco Adventure Resort is proud to have opened the first full service Pure Fiji Spa on the island of Kadavu.

The Bamboo Spa is the first and only full service Spa facility on Kadavu. We decided to partner with Pure Fijias our environmental policies and missions are so much in line.

We are proud to have Ms Channel Joy join our management team as our Spa Manager and Senior Beauty Therapist since opening. Chanel has been a professional in the spa industry in Fiji since the 1990′s and was one of the designers and managers of the Pure Fiji Spa at Pure fiji;s headquarters in Fiji.

Matava Resort is proud to have installed this Spa purely using the alternative power already available at the resort. All water heating and lighting is supplied by purely solar systems. Continue Reading …

The Great Fiji Shark Count!

Throughout the month of April 2012, you have the opportunity to help celebrate and record Fiji’s amazing coral reef biodiversity, show you care about our world’s delicate coral reef systems, and have fun, by taking part in the FIRST FIJI-WIDE SHARK COUNT at Matava. Continue Reading …

Thank You Matava 100% AWARE

Thank you – Matava Resort Fiji for joining 100% AWARE.

Your donation will be put to good use to protect our ocean. And all your students will receive the Project AWARE version of their PADI Certification Card. A big THANKS to Matava.

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Matava is the Grand Diamond prize @ The Happy Hearts Love Sharks Wedding Contest

Calling all eco-conscious couples – how would you like a honeymoon in a certified eco-resort in stunning Fiji?

By making your wedding shark-free, you can  show respect to both your guests and our oceans as well as earning the opportunity to win a fabulous prize!

Enter the Happy Hearts Love Sharks – Hong Kong wedding contest now.

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Pack For A Purpose & Matava join forces

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Matava has committed to being part of the Pack For A Purpose initiative. Click here to find our exact requests…

Help Pack For A Purpose make a difference in the lives of children around the world. Use available space in your luggage to provide supplies to the communities you visit. If just 500 individuals pack 5 lbs (2.27 kgs) each, we can provide 1.25 tons of Supplies! Continue Reading …

Recognition for Matava at the Virgin Holidays Responsible Tourism Awards 2010

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Recognition for Matava at the 
Virgin Holidays Responsible Tourism Awards 2010

Matava has won in the Best in the Marine Environment category at this year’s Virgin Holidays Responsible Tourism Awards 2010 organised by responsibletravel.com. Continue Reading …

Responsible Tourism Code of Conduct

Matava’s dedication to Responsible Tourism is the driving force behind our Environmental Policy. Far from being an abstract ideal for us, Responsible Tourism shapes all our major decisions – from the concept that ‘Small Groups Leave Fewer Footprints’ to the choice of contractors and suppliers. Here are our guidelines in a nutshell.

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Project AWARE Environmental Achievement Award Awarded to Matava for 3rd Year in a Row

Matava has again been awarded the Project AWARE Environmental Achievement Award 2009 for its policies on environmental sustainability.

KADAVU, FIJI ISLANDS – 16th February 2010 – Matava – Fiji’s Premier Eco-Adventure Resort is proud to announce that it is an official 2009 recipient of The Project AWARE Environmental Achievement Award for the 3rd year in row.
Project AWARE Foundation Chairman, Dr. Drew Richardson recognizes the importance of the scuba diving community taking its part in protection of global ecosystems. “The Environmental Achievement Award is about rewarding vision, excellence and pursuit of conservation. More importantly, this award ensures the enjoyment of underwater environments for future generations,” states Richardson.
“Our awards recognise dive operators making a positive impact on local communities and the environment, as well as providing great dive holidays! The number of outstanding environmental programs taking place is inspiring,” said Joanna McNamara, Project AWARE Coordinator. Continue Reading …

The Great Fiji Butterfly Fish Count

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The Great Fiji Butterfly Fish Count in November 2010 is a great opportunity for Matava guests to get involved in celebrating and recording an aspect of Fiji’s amazing coral reef biodiversity, show we all care about the world’s delicate coral reef systems, and have fun, by taking part in a week-long hunt for the Great Fiji Butterflyfish.

Click here to find out more about our Great Fiji Butterflyfish Count Package to the Fiji Islands today and see all the mantas and pristine tropical reefs on Mad Fish Dive Centre’s dive boats on the Great Astrolabe Reef on Kadavu! Continue Reading …