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Maqai Beach Eco Surf Resort

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Maqai Eco Resort is located on Qamea Island just north of the garden island of Taveuni. The moment your feet hit the sand you will fall in love with this dreamy island getaway on a stunning stretch of private white ...More sandy beach set against a tropical rainforest You'll experince adventure, culture, nature and getting off the beaten track. Spend your days snorkeling, surfing, fishing, kayaking or simply swimming in the crystal clear Pacific waters. Take a cultural visit to the local village, try your hand at traditional Fijian arts and crafts, enjoy a game of volleyball or table tennis or simply explore the local surrounds hiking the island's stunning trails. Treat yourself to a pamper session with a luxurious massage or relax in a hammock! Nine bures ( cabins) are scattered along the beachfront with spectacular views of the ocean and just a few steps to the waters edge. Experience nature at is best in this magnificent secluded island paradise. Less
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Also Known As
Maqai Beach Hotel Qamea Island
Fiji > Qamea Island
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Reviewed 26 July 2018

We took our 3 surf mad kids to Maqai! What an amazing place! Complete disconnect from our world in the best possible way! Lots of surfing on the outer reefs for the boys (11 and 9) and on the shore reef for the 7yo! Jungle...More

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1  Thank mdebelder
Response from Maqai_Director, Manager at Maqai Beach Eco Surf ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

Bula, Thank you for your review and for staying at Maqai Eco Resort. We are delighted that you enjoyed our little remote paradise! Our chefs do an amazing job catering to the many dietary requirements of our guests. We would love to host you gain...More

Reviewed 20 July 2018

We're not surfers but were looking to get away from things for a few days and relax. We did some snorkelling and some walks and just lounged around. The staff, all drawn from the local villages, were great and we learned a bit about Fijian...More

Thank John M
Response from MaqaiBeachEcoResort, General Manager at Maqai Beach Eco Surf ResortResponded 24 July 2018

Hi John, thank you very much for your review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us! We will pass on your feedback on to the team and will discuss your point about cooking times with the kitchen. Vinaka vaka levu, we...More

Reviewed 1 July 2018

This is a wonderful place- as soon as you leave, you start thinking about when you can come back. There are nine traditional comfortable bures a few metres back from the beach. The sound of the waves makes for sound sleeping. I spent a week...More

3  Thank Shelleysreview
Response from MaqaiBeachEcoResort, General Manager at Maqai Beach Eco Surf ResortResponded 24 July 2018

Bula Shelley! Thank you very much indeed for your review of your stay here. We enjoyed having you to stay very much indeed and are so pleased we were able to make the best of the windy conditions, the high seas that week were amazing...More

Reviewed 30 June 2018

Amazing location and wonderful food. We loved having the menu predesigned. Quiet and secluded private beach and every activity you could want in Fiji close by or available for arrangement. The room is a little out of touch and not the best quality but they...More

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2  Thank mwheder
Response from MaqaiBeachEcoResort, General Manager at Maqai Beach Eco Surf ResortResponded 24 July 2018

Bula mwheder! Thank you very much indeed for your review. We're very pleased that you enjoyed you stay will us and greatly appreciate your feedback. As you mentioned we are currently updating our accommodation with the ongoing goal of providing the most comfortable stay at...More

Reviewed 23 May 2018

Our stay at Maqai Eco Lodge on the southern coast of Qamea was brilliant. We loved the beachfront Bure, the serenity of the isolation, and the people of Fiji. For reference we are a family of 4 with two kids ages 10 and 6. We...More

3  Thank nateeddie
Response from Maqai_Director, General Manager at Maqai Beach Eco Surf ResortResponded 8 June 2018

Bula Nateedie, Many thanks for your heartfelt review. We are delighted that you and your family enjoyed your stay at Maqai. The Round the Island tour is always a guest favorite with snorkeling and picnic combined its the perfect way to see the islands. We...More

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Craig N C
9 May 2018|
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Response from MaqaiBeachEcoResort | Property representative |
Bula Craig Our Bar & Restaurant both have fridges to store our goods. However we can store medical supplies if needed, but there are no fridges in the Bures, due to solar power constraints/eco tourism. Kind regards Corinna
9 February 2018|
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Response from Erin H | Reviewed this property |
There water is safe to drink, they sell bottles but also have filtered faucet u can use all day to refill bottles etc...
Carol E
23 June 2017|
Response from Maqai_Director | Property representative |
Hi Carol, Apologies for tardy reply. We work with local dive companies and can certainly arrange diving for you. Pre- booking is essential. Regards, The Maqai team
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"Rooms are for 4 people max, but we were allowed to have extra bed for the youngest! Very basic, but very..."
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"Sea front Bure Bring own pillow"
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"All the Bures are right on the beach with a nice cool breeze"
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"All bures face the beach front"
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