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7 Best Accommodation in Kadavu for Foodies

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Self-Catering Accommodation and Resorts with Great Restaurants in Kadavu

If you’re looking for places to stay in Fiji where you can eat authentically and try food-related experiences then Kadavu can certainly provide. The great thing about this island is that meals are included in all of the resort rates, so you can relax when it comes to dining in Kadavu. Compared to elsewhere in Fiji, however, the self-catering accommodation in Kadavu is scarce, so it’s not likely that you’ll get much opportunity to cook for yourself. We lay out some of your best options in this list accommodation on Kadavu for foodies.

While you’re here, don’t miss The Foodie Guide to Kadavu.

1. Kokomo Private Island

With the largest offering of food-related activities, three restaurants and a wellness retreat program, Kokomo Private Island is the ideal resort for foodies. Wrapped in luxury, this private island resort has one-, two- and three-bedroom bures (bungalows) with private pools and landscaped gardens, as well as villas for larger groups. Foodies staying at the resort can embark on farm tours, trying traditional handline fishing, medicine walks and indulging at one of the three gourmet restaurants. The wellness retreats on offer provide a healthier alternative where you’ll get a health specialist creating a bespoke menu for your stay.

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2. Matava Resort

This eco-friendly resort is where you can eat guilt-free knowing that all the produce is grown in the resort’s gardens, which is also shared with the local community. Eat organically with feast-style meals every evening at the Matava Resort or opt for a private dining experience on your bure’s deck. Speaking of bures, you have the choice of Oceanview Bures for couples and families, as well as the indulgent Honeymoon Bures on the hillside. See more accommodation like this in the 5 Best Wedding & Honeymoon Accommodation on Kadavu.

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3. Papageno Resort

This up-market resort nestled in natural surroundings makes a stunning setting for an escape to Fiji. There is a wide choice of accommodation types, from the more budget Garden Rooms to the grand Royal Oceanfront Bure. Foodie experiences here include private island picnics, Lovo nights, spearfishing and much more! Check out some of the food activities in 8 Things to Do on Kadavu for Foodies.

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4. Navutovuto Accommodation

If you’re looking for budget accommodation with self-catering facilities, then one option is Navutovuto Accommodation in Vunisea. There is a shared kitchen for guests, should you want to make use of the local market in town, while breakfast is included in the affordable nightly rate. Twin rooms and double rooms are available with shared bathroom facilities. See more like this in 6 Best Budget Accommodation on Kadavu.

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5. Bui’s Homestay

Another affordable option in Vunisea is Bui’s Homestay on Airbnb. Get an authentic Fijian foodie experience by enjoying Fijian meals prepared and cooked by your local host. Food is served the Fijian way, while sat on the floor with the family. Breakfast and dinner are included in the rate.

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6. Matana Beach Resort

Meals are an event at Kadavu’s longest-running resort where dinner is served in a family-style on a long table for guests to mingle together. Enjoy authentic Fijian food alongside international favourites each breakfast, lunch and dinner. There is also the option for a private dinner on the beach. The resort has 10 bures catering to all types of traveller.

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7. Mai Dive Astrolabe Reef Resort

Eat organic and seasonal at Mai Dive Astrolabe Reef Resort. The food here is surprisingly awesome considering its isolated location on Ono Island. All produce used is local and is prepared by Fijian chefs. As for accommodation, the bures are simple, eco-friendly and comfortable with an addition of a private deck, bathroom and shower. While scuba diving is the main reason to stay at the resort, there’s also a remote beach picnic experience and game fishing on offer. Check out more activities in 10 Things to Do in Kadavu.

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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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