There are no banks or ATMs on Kadavu. We therefore
recommend to bring some F$ with you. The resort accepts
Visa & Mastercard (a 3.9% service fee applies
to credit card payments) and of course Fijian Dollar
cash. Outside the resort, there are no credit card
Bar - We have two bars. The Beach Bar opens in
the afternoon until dinner and is a lovely spot
to view the sunset. The Lounge Bar is open daily
to 9.30pm daily. We stock an extensive range of wines, spirits and Fijian beers.
Naturally the Cocktail of the Day is always available.
Boat & Driver hire is available - by arrangement.
Business Services - We have a
limited ability to offer business services, after
all, we are a
dive and holiday resort. Emails can be sent and
cost. Because of our remote location, internet and phone services are not
as you might be used to. See also "Internet".
Catering - Please advise us in advance if you require
anything special. It may be vegetarian meals,
a birthday or some other special occasion.
Check-in/Check-out - times - Guests
may check into their rooms from 2.00pm or earlier
if the room
is ready. Check out time is 11.00am or as arranged.
Church Services -
There is a lovely church in the village next to
the resort. Guests of the resort are invited to
attend the Sunday Services.
Cards - The resort accepts
Mastercard & Visa
Code - The resort is a very casual environment.
We suggest that you dress to the standard that
you would like whilst at Matana Beach Resort
but avoid revealing clothing outside the resort.
Fijian people are very modest and we ask that
you respect their customs and traditions. You
or purchase a sulu (Fijian wrap-around) at the
Drinking Water - The resort collects its own
water from rainfall for showers, etc. Filtered
is available free of charge and bottled water
can be purchased from the bar.
Electricity - The resort produces its own power
through the day via a generator. For the
times that the generator is not running, we operate
on an invertor system (and use solar energy
water heating). Please ask the staff before
plugging in anything that uses a lot of power
The power is 240 volts/50 cycles.
Hire Gear - Dive
and Snorkeling equipment is available for hire
from the dive shop.
Hospital Services - There is a well-equipped
hospital situated in Vunisea near the
Airport - It
takes about 15 minutes by boat to get
Internet - We have Wifi available in
the main bure (charge applies). A
limited guest use on request.
are all available for guest use,
free of charge.
Laundry - Laundry service available
for a charge. Because of the
detergent does to
the marine ecosystem, we ask
you to attempt to minimise your
need for laundry.
The lounge area has a library of over two thousand
paperbacks, hard cover books and magazines for
those that enjoy reading.
Pool - We have the biggest pool in the world -
the Pacific Ocean. Clean sandy base, aqua water,
pleasant temperature and no chemicals!
Restaurant - Located in the elevated dining area,
we serve a variety of local and international
dishes. Meals are ordered off the blackboard
style. We always have fresh fish available when
it is caught. If you have special dietary requirements,
please let us know before your arrival.
Telephone Calls - Guest can receive and make
phone calls (F$10 phone cards can be purchased
Tipping - Tipping is not customary in Fiji.
In fact we discourage individual tipping.
a Staff Fund box located in the office if
you would like to contribute. Gratuities are
to all the staff, even those that you don't
get to see, at Christmas. This is the fairest
and is the way that the chief and elders
of the village want to see it done.
Transport - Once you are on the island there
are very few roads. In fact the only practical
to reach the resort is by water.
Trips and Day Tours - We offer
a range of special resort
activities that include
and full day kayaking, trekking (waterfall
sunset cruise and cultural performances.
Weddings - We can arrange a truly memorable
wedding and reception for you. You
can book the whole
resort for you and your guests, or
just part of it.We
want you to be able to have your special
day the way you want it. Whether you
chose a traditional
or classic wedding, you will not be
disappointed. Click here for details of your