Matangi Private Island Resort – Fiji Islands
Matangi Island Resort‘s goal is to provide you with a relaxing tropical getaway in this most unique of Fiji resorts. You are welcomed to be as active or as private as you wish – this is your vacation.
Following are some of the details and items Matangi Island Resort provides to make your stay at Matangi Island a memorable one.
Matangi Island Services FAQ
Your meals will be served in the Vale-Ni-Kana Dining Room. Matangi Resort includes a meal plan that provides your breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Matangi Resort’s tariff covers you from the moment you arrive at Matangi Island.
Breakfast is a buffet of cereals, fresh tropical fruit, fruit juices and freshly baked banana bread or muffins. A hot
breakfast of your choice is also available on order.
Your lunch and dinner orders will be taken from a daily menu provided after your breakfast service and provides an
array of meals including vegetarian options. Lunches and dinners are sometimes buffets that reflect the culinary variety of Fiji’s multicultural heritage.
Every effort is made to blend tropical island Fijian foods including tapioca, taro, breadfruit, Fijian spinach,
coconut, fresh fish and seafood.
Matangi is happy to cater to your special dietary needs, but request that ample notice is given as some specialty items may need to be ordered from the main land.
Breakfast 7:00 am – 9:00 am
Lunch 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Dinner 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
You are heralded by the beat of the traditional Fijian Lali drum signifying the commencement of an important event, Meal Time!
Complimentary tea, coffee and fresh baked cookies are available at all times in the Vale-Ni-Kana Dining Room. In
keeping with Matangi Island tradition, freshly baked cakes and savories are available for afternoon tea.
As the Sun sets on the Western horizon, light snacks are served at the Matangi bar, perfect accompaniments for sampling tropical island cocktails, Fiji beers, Fiji rums and Matangi’s selection of Australian and New Zealand fine wines and French Champagnes.
During your evening meal, the Matangi Serenaders will keep you entertained with old South Sea
melodies and Fijian favorites.
Office hours are between 7:00 am – 6:00 pm daily. Please ask the office staff for any assistance that you
may require. If you require access to telephones or internet service after normal office hours, please speak to the
office staff beforehand.
In the event of an emergency after hours when there might not be staff around to assist you, there is a watchman stationed at the Activities & Dive Centre who would be happy to assist.
The Matangi Boutique is located next to the office. Opening hours are 7:00 am – 6:00 pm daily. The Boutique stocks resort wear, locally handcrafted jewelry, Pure Fiji products, film, batteries, postcards, stamps, Fijian handicrafts, toiletries and some non-prescription pharmaceutical products. All prices are in Fiji dollars and exclude Fiji Government Taxes.
All purchases will be added to your bure account for settlement at your check-out.
Telephone & fax service:
A card phone at the office veranda is available for your use 24-hours a day.
AT&T, MCI and Sprint telephone accounts can be accessed by dialing the appropriate codes, which are on display
beside the card phone. Fiji telephone calling cards can be purchased at the office. Calls can also be made on office
telephones via a Fiji operator service. Charges will be added to your Bure account for settlement at your check-out.
Credit card charges may apply.
A fax machine is available for your use at a charge. Fax messages received will be delivered to your Bure. Matangi’s fax number for your incoming fax messages is + 679 8 880 274.
Internet service is available from the Boutique. Connection charges are FJD0.50 cents per minute .Charges will be added to your Bure account for settlement at your check-out.
Our internet service is Broadband.
Wireless connectivity is also available in the Vale-Ni-Kana Dining Room Lounge, Bar and Pool areas. Charge is FJD10
per day or FJD35 per week; taxes excluded.
Snail mail service available from the Office. Postcards and stamps can be purchased from our Boutique.
A small fictional book exchange is available in the lounge at The Deck.
A limited selection of reference books is available for your reading in the lounge at The Deck.
DVD facilities (PAL) are available in the DVD Room at The Deck. DVD’s can be loaned from Matangi’s Office.
A small collection of game-boards is available for your enjoyment in the lounge at The Deck and in the lounge area in the Vale-Ni-Kana Dining Room.
Basic First Aid items are available from Matangi’s Office. These include Hydrogen Peroxide, Dettoll, antiseptic
creams, antibiotic creams, band aids, bandages and anti sting creams. Prescription medications can be ordered from
Nadi or Suva, but ample notice is required and charges will apply. The closest medical clinic is at Dreketi Village on
Qamea Island (approximately 8.5 miles by boat from Matangi). The closest Hospital is at Waiyevo, Taveuni,
(approximately 20 miles by boat and car from Matangi Island).
Domestic flight confirmation:
Office Staff will reconfirm the departure time of your domestic flight from Taveuni. Matangi Private Island Resort has two transfer times, morning and afternoon to allow ample time for car and boat transfers to be coordinated.
Afternoon departures & lunch:
Matangi’s tariff covers you from the moment you arrive at Matangi Private Island Resort and ceases after breakfast service on the day of your departure, however complimentary sandwiches are offered for afternoon departures. The regular lunch menu is also available at a charge of FJD45 per person (Fiji Government Taxes excluded).
Settlement of your final account:
Your final account will be ready for settlement on the day of your departure. For
early morning departures, the office is open from 7:00 am. Matangi Resort accepts Visa, Master Card, American Express and Traveler’s Checks Foreign currency is also accepted. Normal Bank Exchange rates apply.
Massage & Spa:
Services include massage, body and face treatments, manicures and pedicures. The massage and
Spa Bure is located near the Activities & Dive Center. Bookings must be made at the Office. Treatments will be added to your Bure account for settlement at your check-out.
All honeymooners are treated to a private romantic candlelight dinner.
Please advise Office Staff of any special occasions, so that Matangi’s staff can arrange a fitting celebration.
Room service is available during normal meal times. Regular daily menu choices apply.
Should you require an early morning wake-up call, please ask the Office Staff to arrange it.
Tipping & Gratuities:
Tipping is not encouraged in Fiji, so in fairness to the entire team of staff members, Matangi Resort has a staff gratuity fund that is distributed amongst all staff members at Christmas and New Year. You may contribute to this fund if you wish. For more information, please enquire at the Office.
Each year Matangi selects a worthy cause to benefit the local community. The project for this year continues to be the Togo Village School on Qamea Island. For more information, please enquire at Matangi’s Office.