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10 Romantic Activities in the Mamanuca Islands for Couples


Things to Do in the Mamanucas for Couples

We’re going to call it: the Mamanuca Group of Fiji is the most romantic island group in the South Pacific! Glistening waters, soft sandy beaches and swaying palms create the perfect setting for romance. Not to mention the romantic getaways awaiting at the exclusive adult-only resorts. With that, each resort has its fair share of romantic activities in the Mamanuca Islands for couples, so take a look at the list below and be inspired for your next romantic getaway.

While you’re here, don’t miss our Wedding & Honeymoon Guide to the Mamanuca Islands.

1. Have a Picnic on a Private Island or Beach

The privacy of your own beach or even a secluded island is one of the most romantic activities on offer in the Mamanuca Islands. Resorts like the Likuliku Lagoon Resort and Tokoriki Island Resort organise a picnic lunch for couples, transporting you by boat to a private island where you and your loved one will get to enjoy a picnic gourmet lunch and a bottle of sparkling wine in between exploring the island and snorkelling in the reefs off-shore. See more ideas for excursions in The Best Day Trips from the Mamanuca Islands.

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2. Enjoy a Romantic Couples’ Massage

Mix romance and relaxation with a couples’ massage. The resorts in the Mamanuca Islands each have their own luxurious spa offering traditional Fijian treatments to classic favourites. Have a look at the 10 Best Spas in the Mamanuca Islands for our top recommendations.

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3. Sit Down to a Private Waterfront Dinner

A private waterfront dinner while watching the sun fade behind the Pacific Ocean is a magical way to end another day together. Many of the resorts, but especially the romantic adult-only resorts in the Mamanucas, organise private dinners for couples. Try in-villa gourmet dining at the Tokoriki Island Resort or a private oceanview bure dinner with a personal butler at the Likuliku Lagoon Resort.

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4. Do a Sunset Cruise Around the Islands

Yep, sunset is that romantic time of day, so we’ll give you another way to spend some special time together at sunset. Resorts like Six Senses Fiji and Likuliku Lagoon offer cruises at sunset complete with refreshments and sparkling wine while you sit back and enjoy the views of the islands.

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5. Learn How to Scuba Dive Together

Fiji’s clear tropical waters are teeming with life, so what better way to strengthen your bond than to learn how to scuba dive together? Most resorts offer PADI-associated scuba diving lessons, where discovering the vibrant underwater world together is all part of the fun. Keep that in mind when choosing your Mamanuca Islands resort.

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6. Pop the Question with Writing in the Sand or a Message in a Bottle…

… or with a private island picnic, or atop of a hilltop hike, or with a private waterfront dinner, or while flying over a heart-shaped island! There are so many creative ways you can ask the big question in the Mamanuca Islands, so take a look at the 9 Ways to Propose in the Mamanuca Islands for inspiration.

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7. Explore the Islands Together on a Secluded Hiking Trail

Some stunning views can be captured atop the islands of the Mamanucas, best shared with your loved one. Hiking trails on the islands are often quiet and peaceful, so it’s not likely that this time together will be disturbed too often. Except, perhaps, by the singing of tropical birds.

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8. Navigate the Waters in a Double Kayak

Nothing tests a relationship quite like getting in a double kayak together. Almost all of the resorts in the Mamanuca Islands offer complimentary use of non-motorised watersports equipment like paddleboards, snorkel gear and, yes, kayaks. See how you work as a team once you sit down in one and navigate around the island together.


9. Spend Your Time Undisturbed in One of the Romantic Adult-Only Resorts

Without the disturbance of day-trippers or guests under the age of 16 years old, the adult-only resorts in the Mamanuca Islands provide ultimate tranquillity. Adult-only resorts cater to couples the most, packed with couples’ activities and offering gorgeous villas and bures for you and your partner to reconnect. Check out the 7 Adult-Only Resorts in the Mamanuca Islands here.

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10. Celebrate the Rest of your Lives Together with an Island Wedding

If you’re looking for that dream island wedding, then you’ve found it in the Mamanuca Islands. The secluded islands lined with soft white sand beaches topped with palms makes a romantic setting for your big day. What’s more, the Mamanuca Islands’ resorts know how to do romance, offering venues and packages to help to organise your special day. Check out 10 Wedding Venues in the Mamanuca Islands to start planning your wedding in paradise.

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More Romantic Activities in the Mamanuca Islands for Couples

That’s it for the best things to do in the Mamanuca Islands for couples. Get even more tips in The Complete Wedding & Honeymoon Guide to Fiji. Plus, find a breathtaking place to stay in the 55 Best Wedding & Honeymoon Resorts in 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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