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9 Best Budget Accommodation on the Coral Coast

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Budget Resorts, Lodges and Hotels on the Coral Coast

You don’t have to pay a premium price to enjoy a premium location! That’s certainly the mantra of the budget accommodation on the Coral Coast of Fiji. The coast of crystal clear waters and beaches are lined with budget resorts, backpacker lodges and boutique locally-owned accommodations making sticking to your budget in Fiji very simple. Just take a look at your options in the list below!

While you’re here, don’t miss our Guide to the Coral Coast on a Budget, as well as our advice in 10 Tips for Staying on the Coral Coast on a Budget.

1. Mango Bay Resort

Get that full “Fiji holiday resort” experience for only a fraction of the price at the Mango Bay Resort. Nestled in tropical gardens, the stunning Beachfront and Garden Villas blend in with the surroundings. The villas cater from couples to families, each with a private ensuite outdoor bathroom. Get your dose of pool time at their beachfront lagoon pool with a swim-up bar and your dose of culture with kava ceremonies, Fijian cooking classes and craft lessons. All of this is free, while paid bucket-list activities are always on the menu from sunset cruises to game fishing.

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2. Bedarra Beach Inn

Whatever adventures you choose on the Coral Coast, whether it’s the Sigatoka Sand Dunes, the Kula Adventure Park or something else, you’ll always have a relaxed retreat to return to at the Bedarra Beach Inn. With an outdoor pool, bar, restaurant and spa, there’s plenty on offer to help you unwind Fiji-style! Rooms are spacious and airy offering budget double rooms, as well as rollaway beds for families or groups. Check out what activities you could be getting up to in our 10 Free & Cheap Things to Do on the Coral Coast!

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3. The Beachhouse

All types of budget travellers, from backpackers to families, are welcome at The Beachhouse. Backpackers can stay in the dorm rooms of The Lodge, while the Frangipani Rooms with an ensuite garden bathroom are perfect for honeymooning couples. Whoever you are you’ll find a wealth of free, cheap and paid experiences with fishing and island trips, scuba diving and jungle treks. At the end of the day, enjoy the cultural dancing and nightlife, as well as sundowners with like-minded travellers.

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4. Shalini Garden Hotel & Apartments

Stay in the bustling hub of the Coral Coast, Sigatoka, at the Shalini Garden Hotel & Apartments. Offering one of the only self-contained accommodations on the Coral Coast, guests can really make use of the produce at the nearby markets to spruce up their own creations and save a ton of money on food! Choose between Studio Rooms for two people, One-Bedroom Apartments and Two-Bedroom Apartments.

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5. Crusoe’s Retreat

A casual and relaxing retreat at the far eastern end of the Coral Coast, Crusoe’s Retreat provides another amazing budget holiday in Fiji. With kids under 12 years staying for free, it’s a fantastic option for families, as well as other types of holidaymakers with private bures to suit all. The resort is located right next to a Fijian village, so there’s a wealth of activities to immerse in the local culture through classes, food, song and dance, as well as opportunities to meet the local villagers.

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6. Namuka Bay Lagoon

Choose between dorm rooms and private single, twin and double rooms at the Namuka Bay Lagoon. Snorkel or kayak on the resort’s lagoon or enjoy one of the paid activities like horse riding on the beach, surfing lessons or scuba diving. Or simply enjoy doing nothing at all while watching the sunset from your private deck.

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7. Namolevu Beach Bures

Come and relax with friends at the boutique Namolevu Beach Bures! The resort has eight bures, a swimming pool and an extremely affordable bar and restaurant – breakfast included with accommodation rates! There are two types of bures to choose from, sleeping up to three people at a maximum and offering a beach or ocean view. While the resort doesn’t offer the same array of activities as others in the area, the team can still organise your Coral Coast adventures outside of the resort for you.

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8. Coral Lagoon Fiji Resort

This no-frills budget resort near Votua offers a secluded beachfront paradise on the cheap. With only six guest rooms, Coral Lagoon Fiji Resort never feels too crowded giving you room to relax by the pool, on the beach day beds or have a drink or two at the bar. The resort offers a number of services, from a wedding chapel on the waterfront to babysitting. Breakfast is included in the rates. Learn more about having your wedding on the Coral Coast in our Wedding & Honeymoon Guide to the Coral Coast.

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9. Dilo Tree Lodge

A great option when travelling around Viti Levu on a road trip, the Dilo Tree Lodge supplies neat double-bedroom villas overlooking their dilo tree garden. Located in Korotoga, the Dilo Tree Lodge is also home to a fantastic Korean Grill, so you know food is never too far away. The lodge also has free wifi and free parking.

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More About Budget Accommodation on the Coral Coast

That’s it for the best budget accommodation on the Coral Coast. You might also want to check out the 10 Best Budget Resorts in Fiji. Plus, don’t forget to bookmark The Complete Travel Guide to Fiji on a Budget. Trust us, there’s a lot of useful tips in there!


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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