T he Yasawa & Mamanuca Islands In Fiji are some of the most beautiful islands in Fiji and in the world. There are many places to stay on the islands.

Things can get a bit confusing as prices for rooms often times do not include required meal plans. Meal plans can get expensive – in some instances $100+ per person per night ! We summarize costs and our exclusive ratings in the tables below.

Ratings are updated yearly and are unbiased.


MAMANUCA ISLANDS RESORTS
2020  WANDERASM RATINGS


MAMANUCA ISLANDS
& RESORTS
WANDERASM
*EXCLUSIVE*
2020  RATING
S
C
O
R
E
PRICE ROOM
(US$/N)
MEALS
(US$/N)
Kuata Island (2H)
1 – Barefoot Kuata Island ★ ★ ★ ★ 94 ¢-$$$ $15-120 +$60pppn
Waya Lailai Island (2H)
2 – Wayalailai Ecohaven 75 $$-$$$ $70-170 Included
3 – Naqalia Lodge ★ ★ ★ 89 $$ $50-100 + PAYE
Waya Island
4 – Octopus Resort ★ ★ ★ ★ 95 ¢ – $$$ $20-300 + $120 pppn
Viwa Island (3H)
5 – Viwa Island Resort ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ 96 $$$$$ $500-1500 + PAYE
Naukacuvu Island (3H)
6 – Paradise Cove ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ 95 $$$$$ $200-1000 + $100 pppn
Nanuya Balavu Island (3H)
7 – Mantaray Island Resort ★ ★ 80 ¢-$$$$ $20-250 + $50 pppn
Drawaqa Island (3H)
8 – Barefoot Manta Island ★ ★ ★ 85 $-$$ $25-$100 + $50 pppd
Naviti Island (3H 30M)
9 – Botaira Beach Resort 75 $$$$ $300-500 Included
10 – Korovou Eco-Tour Resort 0 – NR 50 $$ $50-100 + ?
11 – White Sandy Beach 0 – NR 45 $$ $50-100 + ?
Yaqeta Island
12 – Navutu Stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ 96 $$$$ $350-600 Breakfast Included + PAYE or $140 half board (dinner and cocktail) or $210 (full board included lunch and dinner and cocktail)
Matacawalevu Island (4-5H)
13 – Long Beach Resort 0 – NR 65 $$$ $100-150 Included
14 – Waitui Base Camp 76 $$ $50-75 + PAYE
Nacula Island (4H 30M)
19 – Oarsman’s Bay Lodge 75 ¢ – $$$ $20-150 + $50 pppn
20 – Blue Lagoon Beach Resort ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ 95 ¢ – $$$$$ $20-900 + $60 pppn
21 – Nabua Lodge 0 – NR 60 $$ $100 + ?
22 – Safe Landing Resort 0 – NR 60 $$ $100 + ?
Nanuya Lailai Island (5H)
15a – Nanuya Island Resort ★ ★ ★ ★ 90 $$$$ $200-$500 + PAYE
15b – Boathouse Nanuya 0 – NR 54 $$$ $100-$150 + PAYE
16 – Gold Coast Resort ★ ★ ★ 87 $ $100-$150 + PAYE
Tavewa Island (5H)
17 – Coralview Island Resort ★ ★ ★ 80 $ – $$ $30-100 + PAYE
18 – Coconut Beach Resort ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ 97 $$$$ $200-300 + $60 pppn
Yasawa Island (SEAPLANE)
18 – Yasawa Island Resort and Spa ★ ★ ★ ★ 91 $$$$$+ $1000+ Included

pppn = Per Person Per Night for the Mandatory Meal Plan
PAYE = Pay As Your Eat; No fixed price meal plan
NR = Not Recommended

YASAWA ISLANDS RESORTS
2020 WANDERASM RATINGS


YASAWA ISLANDS
& RESORTS
WANDERASM
*EXCLUSIVE*
2020 RATING
S
C
O
R
E
PRICE ROOM
(US$/N)
MEALS
(US$/N)
South Sea Island (30m)
South Sea Island Resort ★ ★ 80 $$$ $150 + $ ? pppn
Serenity Island (35m)
Serenity Island Resort ★ ★ ★ ★ 93 $$$ $125-$150 + $ pppn
Beachcomber Island (45m)
Beachcomber Island Resort 0 – NR 60 $50-$100 + $ ? pppn
Vomo Island (1H 15m)
Vomo Island Resort ★ ★ ★ ★ 93 $$$$$+ $1000 + $ ? pppn

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2020 MAMANUCA ISLAND RESORT RATINGS




KUATA ISLAND (2h)


RESORT PRICE HOUSE
BEACH
WATER &
MARINE LIFE
ACTIVITIES ROMANTIC OUR
RATING
1 – Barefoot Kuata Island
Booking  |  Agoda  |  TripAdvisor
Hotels.com  |  Expedia
HostelWorld  |  Website
$15-120
+ $50pppn
¢-$$$
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
94




WAYA LAILAI ISLAND (2h)


RESORT PRICE HOUSE
BEACH
WATER &
MARINE LIFE
ACTIVITIES ROMANTIC OUR
RATING
2 – Wayalailai Ecohaven
Agoda  |  TripAdvisor
Website
$70-170
Included
$$-$$
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
75
3 – Naqalia Lodge
Booking  |  Agoda  |  TripAdvisor
Hotels.com  |  Expedia
Website
$50-100
+PAYE
$$
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
89



WAYA ISLAND (2h 30m)


RESORT PRICE HOUSE
BEACH
WATER &
MARINE LIFE
ACTIVITIES ROMANTIC OUR
RATING
4 – Octopus Resort
Booking  |  Agoda  |  TripAdvisor Reviews
Hotels.com  |  Expedia
HostelWorld  | Website
$100-300
+ $60 pppn
$$$
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
92



VIWA ISLAND (3h)


RESORT PRICE HOUSE
BEACH
WATER &
MARINE LIFE
ACTIVITIES ROMANTIC OUR
RATING
5 – Viwa Island Resort
Booking  |  Agoda | Website
Hotels.com  |  Expedia
TripAdvisor
$500-1500
+ PAYE
$$$$$+
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
96



NAUKACUVU ISLAND (3h)


RESORT PRICE HOUSE
BEACH
WATER &
MARINE LIFE
ACTIVITIES ROMANTIC OUR
RATING
6 – Paradise Cove
Booking  |  Agoda  |  Website
Hotels.com  |  Expedia
TripAdvisor
$200-1000
+ $100pppn
$$$$$
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
95



NANUYA BALAVU ISLAND (3h)


RESORT PRICE HOUSE
BEACH
WATER &
MARINE LIFE
ACTIVITIES ROMANTIC OUR
RATING
7 – Mantaray Island Resort
Booking  |  Agoda | Website
Hotels.com  |  Expedia
HostelWorld  |  TripAdvisor
$20-250
+ $50 pppn
¢-$$$$
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
80


DRAWAQA ISLAND (3H)


RESORT PRICE HOUSE
BEACH
WATER &
MARINE LIFE
ACTIVITIES ROMANTIC OUR
RATING
8 – Barefoot Manta Island
Booking  |  Agoda  |   Website
Hotels.com  |  Expedia
HostelWorld  |  TripAdvisor
$25-$100
+ $50 pppd
$-$$
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
85





NAVITI ISLAND (3H)


RESORT PRICE HOUSE
BEACH
WATER &
MARINE LIFE
ACTIVITIES ROMANTIC OUR
RATING
9 – Botaira Beach Resort
Website  |  Agoda
Expedia
TripAdvisor
$300-500
+ Included
$$$$
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
75
10 – Korovou Eco-Tour Resort
Agoda
TripAdvisor
$50-100
+ ? pppn
$$
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ 0 – NR
50
11 – White Sandy Beach Dive Resort
Agoda
Hotels.com  |  Expedia
HostelWorld  |  TripAdvisor
$50-100
+ ? pppn
$$
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ 0 – NR
45



YAQETA ISLAND (4H)


RESORT PRICE HOUSE
BEACH
WATER &
MARINE LIFE
ACTIVITIES ROMANTIC OUR
RATING
12 – Navutu Stars
Booking  |  Agoda  |  Website
Hotels.com  |  Expedia
TripAdvisor
$350-600
+ PAYE
$$$$
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
96




MATACAWALEVU ISLAND (4-5H)


RESORT PRICE HOUSE
BEACH
WATER &
MARINE LIFE
ACTIVITIES ROMANTIC OUR
RATING
13 – Long Beach Resort
Agoda  |  Website
TripAdvisor
$100-150
+ Included
$$$
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ 0 – NR
65
14 – Waitui Base Camp

Booking  |  Website
Hotels.com  |  Expedia
TripAdvisor

$50-75
+ PAYE
$$
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
76





NACULA ISLAND (4H 30M)


RESORT PRICE HOUSE
BEACH
WATER &
MARINE LIFE
ACTIVITIES ROMANTIC OUR
RATING
19 – Oarsman’s Bay Lodge
Booking  |  Website
Hotels.com  |  Expedia
TripAdvisor
$20-150
+ $50 pppn
¢ – $$$
★ ★ ★ ★
75
20 – Blue Lagoon Beach Resort

Booking  |  Agoda  | Website
HostelWorld  |  TripAdvisor

$150-900
+ $60 pppn
$$$ – $$$$$
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
95
21 – Nabua Lodge

Agoda
HostelWorld  |  TripAdvisor

$100
+ ? pppn
$$
0 – NR
60
22 – Safe Landing Resort

Booking  |  Agoda  |  Website
Hotels.com  |  Expedia
HostelWorld  |  TripAdvisor

$100
+ ? pppn
$$
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ 0 – NR
60




NANUYA LAILAI ISLAND (5h)


RESORT PRICE HOUSE
BEACH
WATER &
MARINE LIFE
ACTIVITIES ROMANTIC OUR
RATING
15a – Nanuya Island Resort
Booking  |  Agoda  |  Website
TripAdvisor
Hotels.com  |  Expedia
$200-500
+ PAYE
$$$$
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
90
15b – Boathouse Nanuya
Booking  |  Agoda  |  Website
TripAdvisor
$100-150
+ PAYE
$$$
★ ★ 0 – NR
54
16 – Gold Coast Resort

Agoda  | Website
TripAdvisor

$100-$150br />+ PAYE
$
★ ★ ★
87




TAVEWA ISLAND (5h)


RESORT PRICE HOUSE
BEACH
WATER &
MARINE LIFE
ACTIVITIES ROMANTIC OUR
RATING
17 – Upcoming Resort
Booking  |  Agoda  |  TripAdvisor
Hotels.com  |  Expedia
HostelWorld  |  Website
$100-200
+
$$$
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
90
17 – Coralview Island Resort
Agoda  |  Website  |
HostelWorld  |  TripAdvisor
$30-100
+ PAYE
$ – $$
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
80
18 – Coconut Beach Resort
Booking  |  Agoda  |  TripAdvisor
Hotels.com  |  Expedia
Website
$200-300
+ $60 pppn
$$$$
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
97


YASAWA ISLAND (SEAPLANE ONLY)


RESORT PRICE HOUSE
BEACH
WATER &
MARINE LIFE
ACTIVITIES ROMANTIC OUR
RATING
Yasawa Island Resort and Spa (Seaplane Only)
Booking  |  Agoda  |  TripAdvisor
Hotels.com  |  Expedia
HostelWorld  |  Website
$1000+
+ Included
$$$$$+
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
91



SOUTH SEA ISLAND (30min)


RESORT PRICE HOUSE
BEACH
WATER &
MARINE LIFE
ACTIVITIES ROMANTIC OUR
RATING
South Sea Island Resort
Booking  |  Agoda  |  TripAdvisor
Hotels.com  |  Expedia
HostelWorld  |  Website
$100-200
+
$$$
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
90

SERENITY ISLAND (35min)


RESORT PRICE HOUSE
BEACH
WATER &
MARINE LIFE
ACTIVITIES ROMANTIC OUR
RATING
Serenity Island Resort
Booking  |  Agoda  |  TripAdvisor
Hotels.com  |  Expedia
HostelWorld  |  Website
$100-200
+
$$$
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
90

BEACHCOMBER ISLAND (45min)


RESORT PRICE HOUSE
BEACH
WATER &
MARINE LIFE
ACTIVITIES ROMANTIC OUR
RATING
Beachcomber Island Resort
Booking  |  Agoda  |  TripAdvisor
Hotels.com  |  Expedia
HostelWorld  |  Website
$100-200
+
$$$
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
90

VOMO ISLAND (1h 15min)


RESORT PRICE HOUSE
BEACH
WATER &
MARINE LIFE
ACTIVITIES ROMANTIC OUR
RATING
Vomo Island Resort
Booking  |  Agoda  |  TripAdvisor
Hotels.com  |  Expedia
Website
$100-200
+
$$$
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
90




WANDERASM STAY SCORE GUIDE
98-100 – World’s Top Places to Stay; Very Unique Accomodation
95-97 – Must Stay Here
90-94 – Outstanding Place to Stay
85-89 – Very Good Place to Stay
80-84 – Good Place to Stay
75-79 – Mediocre Place to Stay
50-74 – Not Recommended



WANDERASM STAY PRICE GUIDE (PRICE PER NIGHT IN USD)
¢ – <$25 – Extreme Value
$ – <$25-50 – Value
$$ – $50-100 – Budget
$$$ – $100-200 – Mid range
$$$$ – $200-500 – Luxury
$$$$$ – $500-1000 – Ultra Luxury
$$$$$+ – $1000+ – Ultra Luxury Extravagant Plus

Note:

SO WHICH ISLANDS SHOULD YOU VISIT?

We’ve put together some sample custom itinineraries.


Mamanuca Honeymoon
1 Week / 2 Islands Itinerary


HONEYMOON ON SOME OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL MAMANUCA ISLANDS

¢ – <$500 Budget
See Backpacking Itinerary Below

$ – $1000 Budget
See Backpacking Itinerary Below

$$$ – $2500 Budget
Blue Lagoon Beach Resort (Agoda) or Octopus Resort (Agoda) – 3 Nights
Coconut Beach Resort (Website) – 4 Nights

$$$$ – $3500 Budget
Navutu Stars (Booking) – 3 Nights
Coconut Beach Resort (Website) – 4 Nights

$$$$$ – $5500 Budget
Paradise Cove (Agoda) or Viwa Island Resort (Agoda) – 3 Nights
Navutu Stars (Booking) – 4 Nights

$$$$$+ – $10000 Budget
Paradise Cove (Agoda) or Viwa Island Resort (Agoda) – 3 Nights
Yasawa Island Resort and Spa (Website) – 4 Nights

All Prices Are Excluding International Airfrare



Island Paradise

Mamanuca Honeymoon
2 Weeks / 4 Islands Itinerary


HONEYMOON ON SOME OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL MAMANUCA ISLANDS

¢ – <$1000 Budget
See Backpacking Itinerary Below

$ – $1500 Budget
See Backpacking Itinerary Below

$$$- $5000 Budget
Octopus Resort (Agoda) – 3 Nights
Navutu Stars (Booking) – 3 Nights
Blue Lagoon Beach Resort (Agoda) – 4 Nights
Coconut Beach Resort (Website) – 4 Nights

$$$$ – $7000 Budget
Octopus Resort (Agoda) – 3 Nights
Navutu Stars (Booking) – 3 Nights
Blue Lagoon Beach Resort (Agoda) – 4 Nights
Coconut Beach Resort (Website) – 4 Nights

$$$$$ – $11000 Budget
Viwa Island Resort (Agoda) – 3 Nights
Paradise Cove (Agoda) – 3 Nights
Navutu Stars (Booking) – 4 Nights
Coconut Beach Resort (Website) – 4 Nights

$$$$$+ – $20000 Budget
Viwa Island Resort (Agoda) – 3 Nights
Paradise Cove (Agoda) – 3 Nights
Navutu Stars (Booking) – 4 Nights
Yasawa Island Resort and Spa (Website) – 4 Nights

All Prices Are Excluding International Airfare



Island Paradise

Backpacking The Mamanucas
1 Week / 2 Islands Itinerary


BACKPACK SOME OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL MAMANUCA ISLANDS

¢ – <$500 Budget
Barefoot Kuata Island (HostelWorld) – 4 Nights
Blue Lagoon Beach Resort (HostelWorld) – 3 Nights

$ – $1000 Budget
Barefoot Kuata Island (HostelWorld) or Octopus Resort (HostelWorld)
– 4 Nights
Blue Lagoon Beach Resort (HostelWorld) – 3 Nights

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Last Updated 2019.03.14 by Gopal

All Prices Are Excluding International Airfare



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Backpacking The Mamanucas
2 Weeks / 4 Islands Itinerary


BACKPACK SOME OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL MAMANUCA ISLANDS

¢ – <$1000 Budget
Barefoot Kuata Island (HostelWorld) – 4 Nights
Octopus Resort (HostelWorld) – 3 Nights
Blue Lagoon Beach Resort (HostelWorld) – 4 Nights
Coralview Island Resort (HostelWorld) – 3 Nights

$ – $1500 Budget
Barefoot Kuata Island (HostelWorld) – 3 Nights
Octopus Resort (HostelWorld) – 4 Nights
Blue Lagoon Beach Resort (HostelWorld) – 4 Nights
Coralview Island Resort (HostelWorld) – 3 Nights

All Prices Are Excluding International Airfare



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