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10 Best Family Resorts in Taveuni

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Family Accommodation on Taveuni

Make your Fiji family getaway completely yours by staying on the island of Taveuni. Whether you’re looking for luxury in a five-star resort with your own private pool or a super budget base for exploring the marine parks and Bouma National Park, there’s something to suit any family on Taveuni. Family accommodation on Taveuni comes in the form of self-contained villas, two-bedroom bures or private rooms to share all together. In this list of family resorts on Taveuni, we make sure to select the accommodation with the best family rooms, family activities and mention any extra family services like nannying where available.

While you’re here, you might also be interested in The Guide to Taveuni for Families.

1. Tides Reach Resort

Offering a wide range of family activities and even a nanny service, Tides Reach Resort is well worth considering for a family getaway on Taveuni. Located just a short drive from Matei Airport, you and your family can get into “Fiji time” quickly after arrival by staying in one of the Deluxe Beachfront Villas. These villas sleep up to four guests across two bedrooms, one with a king bed and one twin room. Guests have beach access mere steps away from your private deck and complimentary access to kayaks, paddleboards and snorkel gear.

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2. Aroha Taveuni

Either enjoy your own space in a two-bedroom Family Bure or save a few cents by sharing a room with one king bed and two singles in the Bure at Aroha Taveuni. The bures are moments away from the water’s edge and include a private outdoor shower with hot water. Located on the west coast of the island, between Wairiki and Waiyevo, it makes an easy location to get to if taking a ferry, as well as being based for family-friendly activities such as Na Bogi Ono Farms, horse trekking, the International Date Line sign and much more. See some of your best options for activities in our 10 Things to Do on Taveuni with Kids.

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3. Paradise Taveuni

Nanny services are free at Paradise Taveuni should you want to scuba dive or take some time out. Otherwise, the family activities at this resort, located near Vuna at the southern reaches of the island, include kayaking, whale watching, snorkelling and village visits. In between, retreat to your Oceanview Family Bure or Deluxe Ocean Family Bure with two separate bedrooms with king beds, an indoor bathroom and an outdoor garden shower.

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4. Maqai Beach Eco Resort

Located on the sandy shores of Qamea Island, Maqai Beach Eco Lodge offers Family Beachfront Bures with an ensuite bathroom and ocean views. Transport from Matei Airport and meal plans are compulsory but welcome additions to the stay, making your transition to Qamea Island a breeze. While the resort is primarily a surf resort, there’s a wide range of active adventures for the whole family to enjoy, from village visits to snorkelling tours. There are also some tours taking you to highlights on the main island of Taveuni, so you won’t feel like you’re missing out.

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5. Taveuni Palms Resort

Offering the most family services out of all the resorts on Taveuni, the five-star Taveuni Palms Resort provides families with a complimentary nanny for children under 5 years and a children’s guide for those aged 5 to 12 years old. The resort has a children-stay-and-eat-for-free policy when you stay in one of the resort’s luxury private villas. Each villa is on the beachfront with a private pool and a personal staff of seven, tending to your family’s every need whether you are looking for ways to relax or for adventures around the island. See more resorts like this in our 10 Best Luxury Resorts on Taveuni.

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6. Makaira Resort

With just three accommodations across a 4-acre (1.6ha) oceanfront property, Makaira Resort offers the privacy and intimacy for a relaxing family getaway. The Grander Suite is ideal for families with two separate bedrooms with a lounge kitchenette and a USB movie library should the weather not play ball. Alternatively, there’s the split-level Ocean View Villa with a private plunge pool. With reasonable prices combined with free snorkelling tours and some of the most affordable massages, you needn’t worry too much about breaking the bank.

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7. Maravu Lodge

Enjoy a cultural stay with modern comforts at Maravu Lodge. Decorated with a high ceiling and traditional decor, there’s no doubt that you’re in the real Fiji, enhanced by kava ceremonies, Fijian spearfishing, weaving and Fijian meals at the cafe. The humble lodge with a mix of private rooms, dormitories and family villas attracts all kinds of traveller looking to relax and explore Taveuni. Enjoy days by the swimming pool or trips organised to visit Bouma National Park. With the location near Matei, it’s also conveniently located close to the main roads and airport.

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8. Beverly’s Campground

For families on a budget or looking for an authentic Fijian stay, set your sights on Beverly’s Campground. Located by a gorgeous white sandy beach, Beverly’s Campground offers camping whether you have your own tent or want to hire, dorm rooms and private rooms – the dorm room with a double bed and a bunk is ideal for families who are not too fussy. During your stay, get the little ones learning how to plant coral, go horse riding, visit a Fijian farm or enjoy the range of watersports available next door at the Taveuni Ocean Sports Dive Shop. See more options like this in 7 Best Budget Accommodation on Taveuni.

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9. Bibi’s Hideaway

Finally, another fantastic budget option is Bibi’s Homestay. The accommodation includes a Family Bure sleeping up to five people. The location in Matei makes it a good base for organising your own Taveuni activities and getting around the island by bus. Reef snorkelling and kayaking are also only minutes away.

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[CLOSED] Waruka Bay Resort

On the off-shore island of Qamea, Waruka Bay Resort features freestanding beachfront bures where two bures have been built 50m of each other. The large Two-Bedroom Bure is ideal for families, which includes an open-plan living/dining area, an undercover deck, two ensuites and uninterrupted ocean views. During your stay, enjoy the usual non-motorised watersports, as well as organised tours to the Bouma National Park and waterfalls, snorkelling tours, fishing trips, village visits and much more. Plus, tours are discounted for family groups!

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More About Family Resorts on Taveuni

That’s it from the best family resorts on Taveuni. See how they compare to the 20 Best Family Resorts in Fiji. Plus, get even more tips in The Complete Travel Guide to Fiji for Families.


Laura S.

This article was reviewed and published by Laura, editor in chief and co-founder of Fiji Pocket Guide. Since arriving solo in the South Pacific over 10 years ago with nothing but a backpack and a background in journalism, her mission has been to show the world how easy (and awesome) it is to explore a paradise such as Fiji. She knows the islands inside-out and loves sharing tips on how best to experience Fiji’s must-dos and hidden gems. Laura is also editor of several other South Pacific travel guides.

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