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Coastal Road, Matei, Taveuni Island +679 Fiji
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Makaira is an affordable getaway 3 accommodations only on a 4 acre property overlooking panoramic ocean views and white sandy beaches. The Grander is two bedroom two bath. The Villa is the ultimate in romance or can accommodate a group of 4 friends and the Marlin is a cottage built for two. We specialize in privacy, romance, serenity, adventure and a kicked back island life style. Makaira is the best of both worlds with self contained cottages or our guests can choose to have meals prepared for them complimented with organic produce at our private restaurant upon dinner reservations. . Aside from a stunning location, we offer lots of free included amenities, airport transfers, WiFi, breakfast, snorkel gear, King size beds, linen, towels, shampoo, conditioner, snorkel tours, reef gardening lessons, kayaks, private phone, DVD movies, a fabulous full time Fijian staff to look after our guests needs. We also offer Fishing charters for all types of deep sea fishermen, boat snorkel tours
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room Service
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Refrigerator in room
Smoking rooms available
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Full view
Getting there
Matei Airport38361 km
Koro Airport38292 km
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Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

We had the one of the most fabulous meals at Makaira Resort, it was just delicious & so special as we hadn’t tried a Fijian curry before, there were 3 servings of different curries on our plate plus rice plus a coconut relish, served up...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank karendennis2018
Response from BulaHula, Owner at Makaira ResortResponded July 21, 2018

We are so glad you enjoyed your first Fijian Curry. Isoa is a wonderful chef who has a wide range of culinary skills. His wife Rosie is also a wonderful hostess, so friendly. We have received amazing feedback from our guests about the food. In...More

Reviewed July 3, 2018

Upon arriving in Taveuni, you feel like you have stepped back in time. We were picked up at the airport by Bill, our Fijian driver and tour guide. We stopped at a local store to pick up supplies, then checked in to our bure, which...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank celesteonmaui
Response from BulaHula, Owner at Makaira ResortResponded July 5, 2018

You both were such wonderful guests who surrendered to the splendor of our island lifestyle and made the most of your time here with us and on the island. We love to see guests really enjoy their mix of adventures and relaxation. Getting wonderful reviews...More

Reviewed June 24, 2018

My girlfriend and i made our first visit to Hawaii in the 1960’s. Life in the big cities of America were getting too rushed and impersonal back then, and we decided to move to a slower lifestyle in the tropics. Now we travel to Fiji...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank mauiatlast
Response from BulaHula, Owner at Makaira ResortResponded June 27, 2018

Thank you so much for that wonderful review and taking the time to write it. It defined Makaira perfectly. You completely understood and embraced our island life style with all the pleasures and adventures. You are our favorite kind of guests who are not looking...More

Reviewed June 19, 2018

My wife and I stayed at Makaira on our one and only trip to Taveuni. This review is intended to give a realistic impression of the resort for any first time Taveuni visitors trying to decide where to stay on the island. We came to...More

Date of stay: June 2018
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Response from BulaHula, Owner at Makaira ResortResponded June 21, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for the kind things you brought up about Makaira which we really appreciate. But I would like to explain what went wrong. . Every once in a while things seem to go completely wrong...More

Reviewed May 25, 2018

I cannot say enough good about Makaira. After my first stay of 2 weeks, we HAD to go back. This time was for a 3 weeks stay, and it's never long enough. The beauty of Taveuni Island will stay in your heart forever, and the...More

Date of stay: December 2017
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June 12, 2017|
Response from BulaHula | Property representative |
Bula, Thank you for your interest in Makaira and Taveuni Island. To get to the island from Nadi, you would need to take one of our interisland carriers either Fiji Link or Northern Air. Taveuni is the most beautiful... More
November 20, 2016|
Response from BulaHula | Property representative |
Sure can and thanks for asking. Breakfast is included in our rates, Dinners range from 20-35 USD. If you eat dinner at Makaira you will know why we don't serve lunch because most guests have enough leftovers for their... More
October 9, 2016|
Response from ge0rge26 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know on the fishing kayaks, but no problem with the fishing charter with John. I believe the rates are on their website, but from memory a full day was US850. I assume priority is given to Makaira guests so I guess... More
Room Tips
"All the bures are very clean and exceptionally comfortable."
Jun. 24, 2018
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"They're 3 bure's here, my favorite is "Grander". I have stayed in it 2, and 1 in the..."
May 25, 2018
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"Go for the 'sea villa', it is amazing!"
Nov. 13, 2016
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"While all three bures have ocean views, we loved our Ocean view bure; it was absolutely gorgeous -..."
Aug. 30, 2016
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US$220 - US$305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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