10 Best Surf Resorts in Fiji

© Matanivusi Beach Eco Resort

Resorts for Surfing in Fiji

You know you want to hit the waves of Fiji. With some of the world’s best reef breaks, surfing in Fiji is pretty high up on any wave warrior’s bucket list. But as you probably know, surfing in Fiji isn’t as simple as running onto the beach and start paddling to the waves. That’s why it’s best to stay at a surf resort, where they specialise in boat transfers and surf guides to take you out to the best waves during the right conditions. After that, all you have to worry about is carving some walls and choosing a drink at happy hour. So whether you’re a group of mates looking to have a blast in Fiji or want to mix in some surf time during your family holiday, there is a surf resort in Fiji for you. Seriously, just take a look at the list of surfs resorts in Fiji below!

And while you’re here, get some surfing tips from The Complete Guide to Surfing in Fiji.

1. Funky Fish Beach & Surf Resort

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to fork out a butt-load of cash to enjoy an island escape in Fiji. Funky Fish Beach & Surf Resort, located on Malolo Island of the Mamanuca Group, is an affordable surf resort with bures (Fijian-style units), private rooms and dormitories to suit all types of surfer. Getting to the island is easy with Funky Fish having its own boat transfer. What’s more, they have daily boat trips to the Mamanuca surf breaks.

Check Funky Fish Beach & Surf Resort out:
Funky-Fish-surf-resort-in-fiji© Funky Fish Surf Resort

2. Matanivusi Beach Eco Surf Resort

Offering surf lessons and boat trips to the best Pacific Harbour surf breaks, Matanivusi Beach Eco Surf Resort is an ideal retreat for any level of surfer. The resort has a real “adults-only” vibe catering well to couples, solo travellers and small groups. On top of that, the resort boasts being eco-friendly and sustainably working with the local villages. Choose Matanivusi for a real “treat-yourself” surf holiday on the mainland of Fiji.

Check Matanivusi Beach Eco Surf Resort out:
matanivusi-surf-resorts-in-fiji© Matanivusi Beach Eco Resort

3. Treasure Island Resort

Ideally located in one of Fiji’s most popular surf destinations, the Mamanuca Islands, Treasure Island Resort is an awesome base for a surf holiday, especially when travelling with non-surfers. While you’re enjoying the world-class breaks like Cloudbreak and Restaurants on surf boat charters picking you up straight from the resort, the rest of the tribe can enjoy a multitude of water and land-based activities for all ages!

Check Treasure Island Resort out:
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4. Maqai Beach Eco Surf Resort

Looking to get some wave action on surf breaks all to yourself? Then it’s well worth the excursion to the Maqai Beach Eco Surf Resort on Qamea Island just off the coast of Taveuni. Either hop of a surf boat trips to one of the six different breaks just outside of the resort, or learn to surf at the resort’s very own beach! There are mid-range accommodation types to suit every traveller, from family bures to double beds in a private beachfront bure.

Check Maqai Beach Eco Surf Resort out:
Maqai-surfs-resorts-in-fiji© Maqai Beach Eco Surf Resort

5. Matava Resort

Although it’s not strictly a surf resort, the team at the Matava Resort on Kadavu Island can get you to some of the quietest but gnarliest surf waves in Fiji! The eco-resort offers boat trips to the popular Kadavu reef breaks for competent surfers who are looking for their next challenge. As for accommodation, they cater to all kinds of guests, from budgeting surfers to honeymooning couples.

Check Matava Resort out:
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6. Waidroka Bay Surf & Dive Resort

Another awesome option on the mainland’s Pacific Harbour is the Waidroka Bay Surf & Dive Resort. Hop on one of their catamaran surf trips to breaks no more than 10-minutes away. All the gear is available to hire at the resort, including boards, helmets, rash guards, booties and more, so all you need to bring is yourself and a sense of adventure. With spacious private double and shared rooms, this is the ideal surf location for couples and groups of mates.

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Waidroka-fiji-surf-resorts© Waidroka Bay Surf & Dive Resort

7. Plantation Island Resort

An epic option for wave warriors travelling with family or non-surfers is the Plantation Island Resort on Malolo Lailai Island in the Mamanucas. The surf boat tour with Lexmee Evening Star departs straight from the resort at high tide taking keen surfers to seven different surf breaks in the Mamanuca Islands. Trips are catered to either intermediate or advanced surfers, taking you to and from the breaks for three hours of surfing. Meanwhile, the rest of your group has an exciting selection of adventure, relaxation or family-friendly activities. The accommodation types cater well to large groups and families.

Check Plantation Island Resort out:
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8. Castaway Island Resort

Offering a luxury escape for groups of friends and families, Castaway Island Resort is the ideal holiday destination to please your crowd. That still means you’ll get your dose of surfing with surf tours offering pick-ups from the resort daily and even organising board rentals for you. After a day’s surf on the water of the Mamanuca Islands, you’ll return to your traditionally-decorated island, oceanview or beach bure, have a choice of four delectable restaurants, and even have time to indulge in some relaxation or cultural activities.

Check Castaway Island Resort out:
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9. Tavarua Island Resort

Located on a heart-shaped island, Tavarua Island Resort is the place to go if you “love” surfing… All bad jokes aside, the Tavarua Island Resort is an amazing surf resort if you’re serious about surfing and serious about luxury. Enjoy the privacy of your one to two-bedroom bure or villa, as well as being treated to surf guides that will keep you safe on the water. Some of the Mamanuca Islands’ best breaks are within sight of the resort, with even some small and safe waves on the beach for anyone to give surfing a go.

Tavarua-island-surf-resorts-in-fiji© Tavarua Island Resort

10. Namotu Island Fiji

If you live to surf then you will wish you lived on Namotu Island, the closest island to all of the Mamanuca Islands’ major surf breaks. Book yourself and your mates into their villa accommodation, accommodating up to six people, or your own traditional-style bure. The island is all about the surf, so you’re sure to be mingling with like-minded people in paradise.

Namotu-island-surf-resort-fiji© Namotu Island Resort

More About Surf Resorts in Fiji

That’s it for the best surf resorts in Fiji. See how they compare to The Top 50 Resorts in Fiji. Plus, get even more tips in The Complete Travel Guide to Fiji.


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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