Matava - Fiji... Untouched

Matava - Fiji... Untouched is located on Fiji's fourth largest island of Kadavu. Kadavu is located approximately 100 kilometres south of the main island of Viti Levu and is one of the few remaining undeveloped islands in Fiji today. Kadavu is renowned for it's world class diving and the affordable Fiji accommodation of Matava - Fiji... Untouched is only minutes away from the Great Astrolabe Reef, home to an abundance of marine life unequalled in Fiji. Divers and snorkellers can expect a diversity of fish life and corals of every conceivable colour and hue.

Getting to Matava - Fiji... Untouched is easy with daily flights from either Nadi or Nausori airports, then a boat transfer from Kadavu airstrip to the resort. Matava - Fiji... Untouched is well worth the visit as the Astrolabe Reef offers not only excellent diving, but also surfing on the three breaks on the reef that produce 2-12ft waves (advanced surfing skills required). Guests at Matava - Fiji... Untouched can also enjoy a walk through the rainforest ascending to the hills, revealing the stunning views of the reef. The island also offers mountainous jungles and waterfalls plummeting from the hilltops. There are no roads around the resort, only a network of paths that link one village to the next. Matava - Fiji... Untouched is a true Fijian experience and eco-hideaway.

The beach in front of Matava - Fiji... Untouched is a brown sand beach extending out into a seagrass/coral marine reserve. Free kayaks are provided for guests wishing to paddle over and spend time there relaxing, snorkelling or even getting married!


Matava - Fiji... Untouched offers accommodation for up to 22 guests in lush tropical surroundings. Guests can drift to sleep to the soothing roar of the waves and be awakened to the call of the exotic native wildlife.

Accommodation is in traditional thatched Fijian 'bures', featuring timber polished floors, louver windows, timber four poster beds and private decks. These bures are nestled in the rainforest to offer privacy, comfort and superb ocean views. Solar power provides the lighting and gas heats the water in each private bure.

All Rooms Feature

  • Mosquito nets
  • Private deck

Oceanview Bures: Offers spectacular panoramas of The Great Astrolabe Reef and surrounding offshore islands. These bures have private bathroom facilities. Bedding is 1 Double Bed + 1 Single Bed. Maximum room capacity is 3 Adults.

Honeymoon Bure: Boasts a private location with excellent views looking out to the reef. This bure has private bathroom facilities. Bedding is 1 King Bed. Maximum room capacity is 2 Adults.


Meals at Matava - Fiji... Untouched are an imaginative blend of local and international cuisine. Dining takes place on the balcony of the 'bure levu', one of Fiji's largest traditional structures where guests gather for papaya salad, mango chicken, coconut curries and sashimi while sharing conversation and friendship.

Local seasonal delicacies are always found in the menu as well as the daily fresh produce, which incorporates locally grown organic tropical fruit and vegetables, home style freshly baked breads and muffins and freshly caught seafood like tuna, trevally, lobster and walu (Spanish mackeral). Scrumptous lovo feasts, a traditional Fijian meal cooked over hot stones in the ground, are held once a week, usually accompanied by a kava session. Matava - Fiji... Untouched caters for vegetarians and those with special dietary requirements.

Meal Packages: Meals are offered as a package. Comprising a continental style breakfast, lunch, and a three course dinner extravaganza. Matava's Fijian staff will put a smile on your face and make sure you will love the food as much as they love preparing it for you.


  • Laundry facilities
  • Library
  • Bar
  • Solar power only
  • Day Spa
  • WiFi in Main Bure (fee)


The following activities are free of charge:

  • Sea kayaking
  • Snorkelling
  • Trekking
  • Surfing
  • Bird watching
  • Fishing

The following activities are available at a charge:

  • Game Fishing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Trips to Surfing breaks
  • Guided Treks


Matava - Fiji... Untouched is only minutes from the Great Astrolabe Reef. It is the world's fourth largest barrier reef and is Fiji's largest living organism. It extends along the entire southern side of Kadavu and stretches for over 120km. It is rated as one of the world's premier diving locations offering a great diversity and spectacle in coral structures and marine life.

Matava - Fiji... Untouched dive the reef extensively and escort you through the wonders of this hidden paradise. They cater for all levels of divers from beginner to experienced and take you to sites varying in depths, currents and visibility ranging from 20 - 50m! You can expect a kaleidoscope of colourful corals and wonderful marine life. Matava - Fiji... Untouched has over 20 world-class sites offering enormous variety for divers of all levels within a 5-minute to half hour boat ride. As a PADI Certified Resort, Matava offers a full range of PADI dive certification. Guests can take a fully certified PADI open water dive course or you can further your qualifications with an advanced rescue or divemaster course. The latest in diving equipment including Mares BCDs, regulators and wetsuits as well as masks, fins and dive computers are all available for hire, or you can bring your own dive gear.

Day Spa

The Bamboo Spa: Here you can enjoy an array of treatments at the only full service day spa on Kadavu Island using Pure Fiji products. Spend some time in total relaxation while experiencing one of the heavenly massages and wraps, facials, or a pedicures and manicure.


Matava - Fiji... Untouched is a unique and exclusive location for your wedding, as the resort only takes 22 guests at any one time, Matava only caters to small exclusive wedding parties and every wedding is tailored around the couples wishes.

Getting There

Daily flights from either Nadi or Nausori airports, followed by a boat transfer from Kadavu Airstrip to Matava Resort

Additional Information

Children: Charged at adult prices
Check In: 2.00 pm
Check Out: 10.00 am
Reception: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
Address: Kadavu, Fiji Islands

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Kadavu Reefs
Matava Bure
Matava Bathroom
Matava Restaurant
Matava Diving
Matava Dive Boats
The Reef
Matava Kayaking
Matava Guided Walks
Matava Honenymoon Bure 4
Matava Honeymoon Bure 2
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