Matava Wins Silver – World Responsible Tourism Awards

Matava Resort has been named the joint Silver-winner in the Best for Local Sourcing category at the World Responsible Tourism Awards 2015 at the recent World Travel Market in London.
The Resort  was named the joint-silver winner at a special ceremony yesterday at World Travel Market in London, part of World Responsible Tourism Day. Continue Reading …

Matava Wins 2015 Fiji Excellence in Tourism Award

Matava Resort is proud to be announced as a winner at the AON Fiji Excellence in Tourism Award in the category ‘Sustainability’ as a result of our policies on sustainability and the environment. The 18th annual AON Fiji Excellence in Tourism Awards celebrates the outstanding performance of those who have made exceptional contributions to the Fiji tourism industry in 2014. Continue Reading …

Matava Inducted into Tripadvisor Hall of Fame

Matava Resort today announced that it has been recognised as a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame winner. The Certificate of Excellence award celebrates excellence in hospitality and is given only to establishments that consistently achieve great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor. The ‘Hall of Fame’ was created to honour those businesses that have earned a Certificate of Excellence for five consecutive years. Continue Reading …

Welcome to our home

Some of us never leave our homes or home towns – or never travel overseas. So we wanted to share how Fiji Airways recently gave three deserving families a truly extraordinary and unforgettable home away from home experience.  Continue Reading …

Matava Awarded Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence

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 traveler 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 …

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


FJ Promotion


Fiji Link ATR

A brand new ATR in the new Fiji Link livery



New Organic Health Driven Menus

We pride ourselves in delivering the best dining experience possible and we have launched an additional range of new exciting healthy living inspired menus.

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New Sportfishing boat

Our brand new custom built fast offshore center console sportfishing 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 …

Traditional Accommodation Bures

Traditional thatched Fijian accommodation ‘bures’ with polished timber floors, louver windows, timber beds and private decks are nestled in the rain forest offering privacy, comfort and superb ocean views.

Drift to sleep to the soothing roar of the waves breaking on the distant reef and be awakened to the call of exotic native wildlife.

Matava caters to a maximum of only 22 guests in lush tropical surrounding ensuring a private haven away form the hustle and bustle of crowds.

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Matava sponsors the Making Waves with Colorado Ocean Coalition

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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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