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I'll be sure to give your compliments to the staff, which will result most likely in their big Bula smiles. Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. He had not stayed at Manta but heard good things through the industry grapevine. The manta in the picture below was estimated to have a wing span of 4 to 5 meters and kept volunteers and staff company on their safety stop on a Saturday fun dive at “Blue Magic” (not bad company!) Besides this, the effort they made the rest of my stay, Bula Vinaka and, wow, thank you for this amazing review - reading this absolutely warms our hearts!  These rooms are set in a lush, tropical garden setting with views overlooking Sunset Beach. If you ever need another great rest, or just need another Fiji recharge ;) , we hope to welcome you back to our island! 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. Thank you very much for choosing Barefoot Manta for your Fiji travels and we cannot wait to be welcoming you home to your island family in the future! The dive crew are well trained and highly experienced and the hotel staff are fantastic! Marine Biologist / Dive Instructor / Co-Manager Barefoot Manta Resort, Drawaqa Island, Yasawas, Fiji - Co-managing dive center (planning, administration, team management, logistics) - Daily marine biology presentations for resort guests We snorkelled off sunrise beach both days and the reef is probably one of the best I’ve seen, we saw lots of fish and a reef shark. Typically your dive guides will jump in first as spotters and find the gentle giants for you. Please see our partners for full details. For manta encounters, it's best to travel between May and October. Swimming with the Manta Rays was the highlight of my stay in Fiji absolutely magical. Chairs and beautiful settings with the most glorious views, and the snorkeling, and the amazing food... but most of all, the thing that makes this island the most special, is the staff. The meals were consistent and filling. The opportunity to take snorkelling to the next level during your stay at … Thanks so much to all the staff for making our stay so enjoyable!! The breath-taking coral gardens, situated just off the coastline are amongst the finest in the world. Thank you again, and we hope to welcome you back home to your island family soon! The staff were amazing, and couldn’t be more helpful, I didn’t get many of their names but Saki and Ann were always chatty and made sure we were having a good day. Even though your stay with us was a little while back, we all still remember you being with us and not feeling well - we wished we could have taken a bit of your ache away for you to enjoy your holiday some more, it's good to see that you did anyways. Night dives are also easy to arrange as they are on the house reef. Between May and September, mantas visit the channel between two islands, and guests can take part in daily trips to snorkel with these magnificent creatures. I so enjoyed the quiet vibe. Try an introductory lesson in less than an hour or get certified in 3 days! You are here: Fiji Islands > Dive Destinations in the Fiji Islands > Yasawa Islands > Dive Resorts > Barefoot Manta Resort, Yasawa Islands, Fiji. The staff went above and beyond to help me. Barefoot Manta offers stunning coral gardens right off the beach where you can snorkel, kayak and swim with the local manta rays or spend a few lazy hours alternating between the hammock and lagoon. They have single beds with shared bathroom facilities. Situated absolute beachfront on Sunrise Beach and have access to shared bathroom facilities. Diving at Barefoot Manta Island . Definitely send us an email as we have a returnee rate, and we would love to show you the ocean world while scuba diving. Whether you want to swim with Manta Rays, snorkel coral reefs, dive wrecks, or go on our famous bull shark dive, Fiji has all … I am only just writing a review after staying at BM in October 19. The volcanic Yasawa Islands have some of the best scuba diving in Fiji. Barefoot Manta Island is ideally located between two beaches. Reef Safari’s sister company The Barefoot Collection also owns and operates two island resorts in the Yasawas; Barefoot Manta Island and Barefoot Kuata Island. It is the best for snorkelling with underwater visibility unlike anything in the Pacific. 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. We will make sure to pass on your kind words to our team and we're pretty sure this will result in their big Bula smiles. The staff were helpful and attentive and left me, Bula Bethrice, Vinaka Vakalevu for your wonderful 5-star review! For the more adventurous, try diving! Our eco-lodge is the perfect destination for nature lovers in search of a one of the few Fijian islands unspoiled by man. Depending on numbers, Barefoot Manta usually offers morning and afternoon double dives. Yasawa Islands dive spots and resorts. Gain recognized scuba diving qualifications, skills and experience. Barefoot Manta Resort has some of the most spectacular coral reefs in Fiji. "Going Barefoot" is about the feeling of freedom and living in harmony with our environment. Friendly staff that accommodate anything you need! Absolutely amazing resort! Search for Barefoot Manta Island discounts in Drawaqa Island with KAYAK. Their efforts in marine conservation are clearly paying off. Stunning views as you are beachfront on Sunrise Beach. Bottled water will be available to purchase at the resort should this be the guest preference however prices for bottled water will be at a premium. There are however some projects that will benefit greatly from having guests involved. They include crown of thorn sea star removal, coral planting and surveys. Volunteering is one of the most rewarding things you will ever do. The Traditional Beach Dorms have single & bunk beds designed for four people. The Barefoot Collection has an entire department dedicated to research and conservation. Your Barefoot Manta Family. The Beachfront Bure double rooms are a favorite among the guests, designed for 2 adults (one Queen bed only).  Includes a charming semi-covered bathroom. Barefoot Manta Resort lies in a superb location between three beaches. Beachfront on Sunset Beach. Barefoot Manta Island Dive Resort is on the northern tip of Drawaqa Island, and has access to both the western and eastern bays. Some of the conservation work requires more time than a casual visitor can get involved with. 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 … 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. This is the version of our website addressed to speakers of English in the United States. I must agree with you on your comment of our staff. Marine conservation and sustainable tourism practices are of great importance to the dive team at Barefoot Manta. Barefoot Divers is certified by the PADI organization as a 5-Star Platinum Dive Resort and Instructor Development Center (IDC), the highest level of recognition attainable by the largest certifying agency in the world. The breath-taking coral gardens, situated just off the coastline are amongst the finest in the world. We’ve just stayed two nights on Barefoot Manta and really enjoyed everything about our stay, it’s a beautiful resort, the food is so tasty and there’s so much choice too. Even after two dives, and a surface interval, you will be back at the Barefoot Manta resort in time to catch lunch. Divers can swim with them from May to October each year. They are amazing and we are very lucky to have them working on our island, it would just not be the same without them. Great Astrolabe Reef. Between April and October, divers have the rare opportunity to swim with manta … I went on a reef snorkel and it was wonderful. We offer visitors a tranquil environment, with the gentle sound of the waves lapping the shore. A big Vinaka Vakalevu! Take time to meet the team, get involved in the Marine Project - take a tour of the Marine Park, attend a talk or two, and spend as much time in the water snorkelling and diving as possible. The staff looked after me in a way that they didn't have to. - Your Barefoot Manta Family, I spent 5 nights here at the recommendation of a Fijian friend who has managed resorts himself. There are more places to choose from in the Drawaqa Island area. Accommodation options include dorms, bures and tented Beachfront Safari Rooms and Family Safari Rooms. There were so many things that made this island so unique and so beautiful. This peaceful island … Clean rooms with incredible views. I have just spent a week at Barefoot manta and could not be happier. The Barefoot Manta Resort provides guided dives on surrounding reefs and also manages a marine conservation program. Bula Bula, Vinaka Vakalevu for your 5-star rating, this is greatly appreciated! It's great to read that you've had such an enjoyable time with us on the island. They were so kind, in view of the fact that my illness had not been pretty and there was cleaning to do. I was a little weary of the transfer to and from the big boat but this was so easy and professional. There are at least 20 dive sites within a short distance, ranging from shallow coral gardens to pinnacles, coral walls and caves to explore. Original rooms with the beach practically at the end of your bed. The easy and relaxing reef dives range from colourful shallow reefs and coral gardens to walls, pinnacles and caves in the Yasawas famous clear, blue water. Barefoot Manta Island offers a tranquil environment, with … Food is also amazing and they accommodate any dietary needs you have. Guests can enjoy a number of recreational activities on site or nearby, including volleyball, kayaking and hiking. 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