© Matangi Private Island Resort
© Matangi Private Island Resort

7 Best Spas in Taveuni

© Matangi Private Island Resort

Where to Get a Massage on Taveuni

While many are attracted to Taveuni for its adventures to waterfalls, to its dive sites among Rainbow Reef or hikes in the Bouma National Park, that doesn’t mean that there isn’t room for relaxation… This is Fiji after all. What’s more, Taveuni is home to a small yet high-quality array of day spas within its luxury resorts, offering invigorating treatments from the oceanfront to the depths of the jungle. So check out this list of the best spas on Taveuni, Qamea, Matangi and Laucala islands and discover the true meaning of “Fiji time“.

While you’re here, take a look at The Luxury Guide to Taveuni.

1. Oceanfront Bamboo Spa – Paradise Taveuni

Offering a spa treatment for all occasions, the Oceanfront Bamboo Spa at the Paradise Resort has an extensive spa menu. Either choose one of their packages, such as the Jet Lag Package or 3-Day Family Package, or one-off treatment. Couples are well catered for with a range of honeymoon massages, while a simple Island Massage is sure to transport you instantly into a state of pure relaxation. The spa also specialises in Swedish massages, as well as body treatment wraps leaving your skin feeling silky smooth.

spas-on-Taveuni© Paradise Taveuni


2. Natural Spa – Garden Island Resort

Get pampered in a secluded massage bure nestled among natural jungle at the Natural Spa in the Garden Island Resort. The spa likes to keep things simple, making it easy to choose between a traditional Fijian Bobo Massage or a Simply Relax Massage. Manicures and pedicures are also on the table, as is a Sweet Sugar Rub and a Pure Fiji Facial. All of this with the sound of the waves gently rolling in just a few feet away and a rock waterfall feature by the bure.

spas on taveuni© Garden Island Resort


3. Tides Reach Resort

Try one of the signature treatments at the Tides Reach Resort, which all use Pure Fiji products and traditional natural elements to leave you feeling invigorated. Try the relaxing Swedish-style Tides Reach Massage or the Tides Reach Pedicure including a rejuvenating massage. Couples’ massages, hot stone massages, four-hand massages, facials and rescue wraps are all on the menu too, offering something for every mood. See what other luxury experiences you can have at the resort and others in our 10 Luxury Activities on Taveuni.

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4. The Spa – Taveuni Island Resort & Spa

The luxury Taveuni Island Resort & Spa specialises in relaxation, especially at their on-site day spa featuring an oceanview yoga deck to enhance your experience. Massages are received either inside their day spa or outside on the private massage deck close to the ocean. Treatments are given using Fijian body products leaving you with no doubt that you are in a tropical paradise.

-best-spas-taveuni© Taveuni Island Resort & Spa


5. Ocean Spa – Matangi Private Island Resort

The carvings at reception and on the massage tables set the scene for a true South Pacific spa experience at the Ocean Spa of Matangi Private Island Resort. The spa is ideal for couples looking to relax together, featuring two couples treatment rooms with Vichy showers, as well as a lounge with an overwater deck to continue the relaxation after your treatment. Treatments are kept classically Fijian, with the Fijian Bobo Massage, Warm Sea Shell Massage, Pure Fiji Dilo After-Sun Cooling Wrap, Fijian Scalp Massage and much more.

best-spas-on-taveuni© Matangi Private Island Resort


6. Jungle Spa – Qamea Resort & Spa

This award-winning day spa perched amidst the Qamea Island jungle is a must for any serial spa-goer. There’s nothing quite like the Jungle Spa at Qamea Resort & Spa. The sound of birds in the forest and the ocean enhances the experience in the elevated open-air spa deck where treatments include a Fijian Hibiscus & Coconut Wrap, a Synchronised “Four Hand” Massage and a couples’ Dodomo Massage. One of their signature experiences is the Qamea Night of Decadence where a Fijian warrior will escort you from your accommodation to the spa where you’ll be greeted with Champagne and a fruit platter. You’ll then experience wave after wave of relaxing spa treatments before retiring to your bure for a candlelit dinner on your verandah. It’s for experiences like this that we list the Jungle Spa in our 10 Best Spas in Fiji.

-luxury-spas-taveuni© Qamea Resort & Spa


7. Laucala Island

For those lucky enough to afford a stay on the luxury private island of Laucala, one of the many deluxe experiences you’ll have is in their spa villas. Each villa has an outdoor tub, relaxation room and a changing room, while two wet rooms have Vichy showers and steam to enjoy among the lush jungle setting. The products used are grown in the resort’s very own Spa Garden, which has an interactive display so you can learn about each plant used. See more resorts like this in 8 Best Luxury Resorts on Taveuni.

-spas-taveuni© Laucala Island


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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