This means a great deal to us and we are grateful to hear that we've been able to provide you with a enjoyable experience on our island during what must be a difficult time. What makes it special: The Great Astrolabe Reef, … Barefoot Manta Island Dive Resort is on the northern tip of Drawaqa Island, and has access to both the western and eastern bays. There’s lots to do throughout the day if you want like a village trip, sunrise or sunset hike and Fijian dancing/singing, or you can just chill on the beach. Â A real favorite for a family of 4 to 5 or a group of friends. Search for Barefoot Manta Island discounts in Drawaqa Island with KAYAK. Sometimes a bit too much for me but I enjoyed everything I had. There are however some projects that will benefit greatly from having guests involved.Â They include crown of thorn sea star removal, coral planting and surveys. Barefoot Island, known traditionally as Drawaqa Island, lies in the Southern Yasawa Islands of Fiji. Couldn’t say a bad word about it! The scuba shop was a great friendly staff who were always stoked to dive and help you out. It is the best for snorkelling with underwater visibility unlike anything in the Pacific. Allow yourself to settle into "Fiji Time," and you'll come to discover a virtual treasure trove of things to explore - both on land and in the surrounding waters. Barefoot Kuata is the best place for snorkelling with underwater visibility unlike anywhere in the Pacific. The Beachfront Bures are En-Suite Bures and can be set up for a family and/or friends travelling together. Barefoot Manta has over 20 dive sites close by, ranging from shallow coral gardens to pinnacles, coral walls and caves and, being on the northern tip of Drawaqa Island, access to both the western and eastern bays. Clean rooms with incredible views. Highly recommend Barefoot Manta the staff are exceptional, the island is so well cared for with beautiful grounds and surrounds, the meals are great with a choice offered at each meal and … The dive crew are well trained and highly experienced and the hotel staff are fantastic! You are here: Fiji Islands > Dive Destinations in the Fiji Islands > Yasawa Islands > Dive Resorts > Barefoot Manta Resort, Yasawa Islands, Fiji. I was a little weary of the transfer to and from the big boat but this was so easy and professional. Original rooms with the beach practically at the end of your bed. Every guest will receive a water bottle upon check in that will be theirs to keep and to refill as often as required from our safe desalinated water stations located around the resort. Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Definitely send us an email as we have a returnee rate, and we would love to show you the ocean world while scuba diving. Highly highly recommend staying here! Between April and October, divers have the rare opportunity to swim with manta … Bula Rachel, A big Vinaka Vakalevu for taking the time to write us a review, this means a lot! Accessible by boat or seaplane only Barefoot Manta Island is a 30-minute seaplane ride from Nadi or the Yasawa Flier departs from Denarau Marina daily at 08:30 taking approximately 3 hours and a stunning cruise through the Mamancua and Yasawa Islands. Guests can also spend time to talking with the marine scientists to find out more about the various projects. Marine conservation and sustainable tourism practices are of great importance to the dive team at Barefoot Manta. For manta encounters, it's best to travel between May and October. KAYAK searches hundreds of travel sites to help you find and book the hotel deal at Barefoot Manta Island that suits you best. Being overseas on a tiny island, and being sick, I felt very vulnerable. 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