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Maqai Beach

Hostel | Maqai Beach, Qamea Island, P.O. Box 65, Matei, Taveuni, Fiji 00679

Recent review (07/03/2011)

Andreas Wagner thinks…

"THIS PLACE IS PARADISE!!!!!! we had our place 10ft away from the awesome beach the staff is like family - incredible!!! there`s a reef break where you go by the resorts boat and its even for…"

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Facilities

  • No curfew
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Restaurant
  • Laundry service

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 27.15

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen
  • Towel

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

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Overview

Winner of 'Top Choice' Award, Lonely Planet Fiji 2012 and TripAdvisor Excellence Award 2013.
The moment you set eyes on Qamea Island, Maqai will be sure to capture your heart and take your breath away. Read more

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About Maqai Beach

Discover the ultimate remote hidden paradise of Fiji - fun, Eco-friendly, culturally immersed and impossibly beautiful. The Maqai tribe (the staff) host the resort with natural, sincere abundance of outer island hospitality. The beachfront property on Qamea Island is nestled between a full lush jungle and a lovely white sandy beach. The tribe are the happiest people on the planet and give the place a radiant, magical atmosphere. It's a new fresh style of small resort that is very Fijian, offers traditional outer island experiences and serves delicious food!

It is a fun, Eco-friendly destination for adventurous travelers and surfers with the happiest staff on Earth. It's a new fresh style of small resort that is very uniquely Fijian, offering a one-of-a-kind traditional outer island experience.

Highly recommended activities include swinging in a hammock, regularly dipping in the ocean, sunbathing where the azure blue water meets the white sand, sipping on fresh green coconuts, hanging out in villages and drinking some kava. More active options include world class snorkelling, diving, fishing, hiking the incredible rainforest that surround Maqai and surfing. Village visits , volleyball, kayaking.

Accommodation is 100% beachfront... in Eco-Bures (safari cabins). We have 8 and they are nestled under the palms along the beachfront. Eco-Bures are furnished with comfy dressed beds, lazy deck chairs, rainwater flush toilets, rainwater showers and are just a few meters from the ocean.

Maqai food is delicious! Breakfast, lunch, and dinner is prepared with a combination of vegetables harvested fresh from our on-sight organic garden as well as from the local farmer's markets. Fresh catch seafood is often on the menu and meal inspirations and recipes come from the local Fijian village home as well as popular favorites across the globe. Tea/coffee is available all day as well as fresh fruit. On special occasions, the Maqai crew does a Lovo night or a big BBQ feast.

Maqai's Fiji Fusion Meal Plan is F$75 a days and F$40 for children.

Accommodation Information

Maqai offers a range of accommodation from beachfront bures to Dormitory accommodation.

10 BED TREETOP DORMITORY
Located on the first floor our 10 bed Treetop Dormitory is spacious and offers bunk beds with mosquito nets, fans, shared bathroom facilities, private veranda and is set in a tropical rain forest with stunning 360 degree vistas of the ocean and surrounding area.

4 BED SHARED GARDEN BURE
Our 4 bed shared bures with en suite bathroom and private deck, set in the lush garden with sea views will have you living in style.

BEACHFRONT ECO SAFARI TENTS
Come and discover glamping..
GLAMPING (verb) = glamorous + camping. 10 Safari cabins are located just a few steps from the ocean and nestled among palms these safari tents are kitted out with all the little luxuries from home a raised wooden floor, private veranda with deck front to watch the waves and enjoy the vistas, en-suite bathroom, mosquito nets, fans, and quality bed linen.
Accommodate 1- 4 persons, (2 adults and up to 2 children under 12 years).

POLICY INFORMATION
Meal plan is mandatory if staying at Maqai Beach Resort

Location Information

Qamea Island is a white sandy beach paradise in the North-East of the Fiji Islands. Maqai Beach is on the south side on a 300m beach overlooking 3 surf breaks. Taveuni is the closest main Island and has a whole range of eco-tourism attractions to compliment Maqai.

HE SANDBAR
The Sand Bar is the heart of the resort with plenty of room to relax under the big roof. With leather chairs, mahogany tables and a white sandy floor and lounge area. This is where everyone comes to dine and mingle and share stories with guests and locals.
You’ll often hear laughter singing and guitars keeping alive the island atmosphere.
Evening entertainment involves live music and a traditional kava session three times weekly. We often have dancing, bonfires, fire spinning shows and fun games for the children and adults alike.

DINING MEAL PLAN
A moderately priced daily meal plan at Maqai is required as we are so remote there is no where else to eat on the island. The menu is varied and changes daily you will enjoy fresh organic produce from our onsite organic garden, freshly caught local fish, mouth watering Fijian home made delicacies, Fijian fusion meals and other around the world delicacies.
3 Meals are served daily – continental and cooked breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests with any special dietary requirements are well catered for – just let us know at your time of booking you special dietary. Children under 4 years play and eat free.

DAILY MEAL PLAN
$40 for children under 12 years
Adults $75.00
Per Person per day inclusive of taxes.

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