A 5-star stay on Mana Island
When it comes to escaping the buzz of city life, Mana Island is among the top destinations in the world. Situated off the coast of Fiji, this little island is a peaceful get away with soft sand beaches, hiking opportunities and a couple of luxury resorts that allow you to soak it up in style.
The Tradrai Island Resort is a 5-star getaway that caters exclusively to couples. There are only five beachfront bures, each one well-appointed with contemporary comfort complete with personalised butler service. If you're hoping for a family getaway in Mana, the 4-star Mana Island Resort is sure to suit your needs with activities available for the children.
Mana Island on a budget
It's not all big budget stays on Mana Island. This sandy escape also plays home to a couple of hostels, providing sole and budget conscious travellers a chance to book a night or two. Whether you want to kick back and simply enjoy the serenity of the setting, or try your hand at diving the crystal clear waters, you'll find accommodation to suit your purpose.
The Ratu Kini Backpackers and Dive Resort caters to those that wish to discover Mana Island below the water's surface. This budget hostel offers a dive school with daily excursions to over 20 surrounding sites. Accommodation is basic but comfortable and rates are affordable.
Explore the surrounding islands
As Mana Island is situated within the Mamanuca Islands, there is ample opportunity to get off the island and explore. If you're staying at Mana Island Resort, tours are available to zip between the islands on a speedboat for a chance to experience some of the inhabited and uninhabited neighbours.
If you'd like to split your time between islands, nearby Castaway Island offers a 4-star retreat surrounded by 70 hectares of lush rainforest. Families are welcome with childcare and a children's club available to guests. Malolo Island also offers a handful of resorts to choose from, including the exclusive Likuliku Lagoon Resort, which is known for its luxury overwater bungalows.