Mamanuca Islands

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Beachcomber Island

Beachcomber Island offers a lot to do, from Fijian craft lessons to coral viewing in a glass bottom boat. There is a huge range of water sports available and a great bar for cocktails on the beach with white sand stretching up under your bar stool. Snorkeling and scuba around Beachcomber island is not to be missed. The coral is surprisingly healthy and there is an abundance of fish species considering its proximity to busy resort and the many people visiting the small island. Blacktip reef sharks are in the area, but are not considered dangerous. Most only grow to around a metre in length. There is a dive shop on Beachcomber Island.

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Mana Island Resort

Mana has three separate beach areas, clear waters, and lots of shady palm trees, poolside bars and loungers. Enjoy snorkelling and a range of water sports on the lagoon side or laze on the quieter North Beach. Here you have views out over uninhabited islands and Sunset Beach. Snorkeling off the North and the South Beaches of Mana island is excellent too. For divers one of the best spots is "The Supermarket", very close to Mana, where you are guaranteed to see many sharks.

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Treasure Island

Treasure Island is surrounded by a marine reserve and offers great swimming and snorkelling in crystal clear waters. Choose a spot on the palm-fringed sandy beach to relax and enjoy. The hidden treasures of the resort make it a great destination for families with a pool, tennis courts and mini-golf course. They also have a turtle restoration program.

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Matamanoa Island

Is a small resort for adults looking for a tranquil and tropical destination. It does not allow children under the age of 12. Guests may stay in beachfront bures or hotel rooms and spend their days laying on the beach or by the pool, snorkeling on the reefs ringing the island, scuba diving, kayaking or hiking to the top of the island.

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Mana Island

Has a couple of backpacker resorts: Ratu Kini and Mana Lagoon (both ~50FJ$ with 3 meals included). If you walk around to the other side of the island you might still find the remains of Survivor TV show stage (a couple dozen of bures). A pretty good reef to snorkel near sunset beach (equipment is not free though).

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The Resort Walu Beach - Malolo Island

The Resort is located on the beach just a few lazy steps from the waters edge on Malolo Island in the Mamanucas. It's here you'll find an island of paradise and seclusion where you'll be free to lie back and enjoy the sun on the long stretch of golden sand amongst the tall palms and lush tropical gardens.

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South Sea Island

South Sea Island is just 30 minutes from Denarau so you can either go for the whole day or take a quick trip in the morning and be back on the mainland by mid-day. South Sea Island has a swimming pool, snorkelling gear, and kayaks, stand up paddleboards and a semi-submersible coral viewer.

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Beachcomber Island

Is a popular backpackers resort catering to travellers who are looking for a place to relax and have a good time. Beachcomber is known as the "party island" due to its popularity with college-age travellers, and exciting entertainment every night, including Beachcomber's own "Bula Dance".

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Ocean Sailing

Explore beautiful beaches, lagoons and the crystal clear waters of the Mamanuca Islands onboard "Seaspray", an 83 foot classic sailing schooner. Explore the uninhabited island of Modriki, snorkel and visit a traditional Fijian island village on Yanuya. All food and drink is included.

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Bounty Island

It is largely untouched and has 48 acres of natural wilderness encircled by beautiful white sandy beaches. There is a small resort with all facilities including a fresh water swimming pool. Being a marine reserve it is perfect for snorkelling.

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South Sea Island Resort - South Sea Island

Has a swimming pool, snorkelling gear, and kayaks, stand up paddleboards and a semi-submersible coral viewer. It is a popular backpacker resort and the dorm has just been refurbished. South Sea Island can sleep 32, ideal for an event.

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Castaway Island

Snorkel straight off the beach in the crystal clear waters and vibrant coral reefs or enjoy other non-motorised watersports such as kayaks, catamarans, windsurfers and spyboards.

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Malolo Island

Malolo Island offers scenic walks with views out over the Mamanuca Islands.

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Bounty Island Resort

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About Mamanuca Islands

The Mamanuca Islands consist of more than 20 islands. At high tide seven of them are completely inundated. These islands offer coral reefs, crystal clear waters, and palm fringed sandy beaches.


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