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Mai Dive - Astrolabe Reef Resort

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Wilmington, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The resort is located on remote Ono Island which makes it a very unique and local experience as its run by local Fijians. Delicious and fresh local food was prepared - 3 hearty meals each day. They even gave us fresh coconuts to drink from, had delicious local seafood every day and they prepared a LOVO, a traditional feast for...

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Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would like to begin noting that my style of travel is independent, seeking authentic experiences, exploring culture and history. A resort type place would not be high on my list. However, if all resorts were like Mai Dive, it would definitely be my style of travel. Mai Dive Resort is located on the remote Ono Island and is locally...

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Mai_Dive_Management, Manager at Mai Dive - Astrolabe Reef Resort, responded to this review

bula bula Grem :) thank you for this great and inspirational review we love to share the true Fijian authenticity (Fiji the way the world should be) :) :) :) we look forward to seeing to you again in the future a big vinaka'vakalevu from us all The CREW

Paris, France
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Let me start by saying that we are a couple of snorkelers (that is the may purpose of most of our trips) and we did spend a fantastic week at Mai dive. Not only we made a great choice going there, it is one of my top three vacations ever (the others being a road trip through Western Australia and...

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Mai_Dive_Management, Manager at Mai Dive - Astrolabe Reef Resort, responded to this review

Bula Arale N thank you for taking the time to write this outstanding review :) a BIG VINAKA for the Pros and the Cons :) just an update, we now provide free WIFI at the resort vinaka and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future cheers from us all the CREW

Reviewed 31 October 2016

We spent 6 days at Mai Dive and it was just perfect. Everything. The staff is wonderful and they make you feel so welcome. The bures are comfortable and have everything you need. Diving and snorkelling was great, too. If you're looking for a true Fiji experience, go here :) Thanks to everyone for giving us a great time!!

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Mai_Dive_Management, Manager at Mai Dive - Astrolabe Reef Resort, responded to this review

bula bula Lisette K a big VINAKA for the wonderful review. we are so gad to hear that you enjoyed your bure, diving & snorkelling, we aim to provide a truly unique Fiji experience. hugs from us all the CREW

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We spent 6 days at Mai Dive as part of our honeymoon and had an exceptional overall Fijian experience! The local people and the owner provided an amazing welcome and made us feel like home. The beach was beautiful, we had great meals, a wonderful kava experience and a genuine experience visiting the local village. The diving in the Great...

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Mai_Dive_Management, Manager at Mai Dive - Astrolabe Reef Resort, responded to this review

bula vinaka Anne-Marie-Maxime thank you for the wonderful review, it's always our pleasure to make you feel at home the Manta Ray Snorkelling is always a plus :) with the diving at the Great Astrolabe Reef and the overall Fijian experience :) a big vinaka from us all the CREW

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 16 October 2016

What an awesome place .. a remote paradise .. Yes,it is remote, so it takes some travel time, but that's exactly what makes it so great, pristine beauty and privacy. The diving is wonderful and we never saw another boat out there .. Dee (our divemaster) was amazing and knows the area very well (make sure you get to dive...

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Mai_Dive_Management, Manager at Mai Dive - Astrolabe Reef Resort, responded to this review

bula bula Shana3110 a big Vinaka :) for the beautiful review, the CREW are so happy to know that you enjoyed everything (diving, food, room, pristine, beauty & privacy) while at Mai Dive and we all looking forward to seeing you again soon vinaka the Mai Dive CREW

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 10 October 2016

You can travel to a lot of places and never stumble across a little Jem like this! It was our 6th dive trip to Fiji, so we thought we had tasted the best diving it had to offer, we were wrong! The variety of diving and health of the coral, especially the soft coral, was by far the best we’ve...

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Dear DavidO vinaka vinaka for the wonderful review we are all so glad that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us and we all look forward to seeing you all again a big vinaka from us all (the CREW)

Portsmouth, Rhode Island
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Mai Dive is great! I love how removed it is from civilization. The long travel time to get there is so worth it for the pristine beauty and privacy. The dive sites were amazing, and we never saw another dive boat! The staff at the resort was also wonderful and so much fun. The food was the best I had...

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Dear DanielleT thank you for choosing to stay with us i'm sure our chefs always enjoy catering for special dietary needs. take care Vinaka (the CREW)

Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Perfect location for some great diving and chilling out, nothing to do but enjoy the amazing reefs, eat some great food, meet some lovely people, and most of all, just relax. The staff were amazing, took great care of us all and made us so welcome. I would definitely come back here.

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Dear alidirho Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are very pleased to hear that we made your stay pleasant and relaxing and looking forward to seeing you again. vinaka (the CREW)

Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We stayed at Mai Dive in 2014 and forgot to post a review here until now. But the trip was so amazing (the incredible dives, the hospitality of the staff, the beautiful scenery...) that it would be a huge mistake not to show here our gratitude to Mai Dive in the form of a 5-star evaluation! Thank you for the...

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Dear FabioB very much appreciated for remembering us with a great review Thank you for giving us a perfect rating and looking forward to seeing you again soon. a big vinaka (the CREW)

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Remote Adventurous Pristine Fijian Resort on Ono Island in Kadavu Fiji. The closest resort to the Great Astrolabe Reef. All facilities are new and absolute beachfront. Eco Resort with solar power, fresh water spring, vegetables garden & fresh seafood. PADI Certified dive operator & plenty of non dive activities. Maximum of 14 guests, as this is a low key relaxed family run resort. Fantastic facilities and even better food with full board included - come and stay with us a while..... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mai Dive - Astrolabe Reef Resort

Address: Fiji
Region: Fiji > Kadavu Archipelago > Ono Island
Price Range: RM1,209 - RM1,961 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Mai Dive - Astrolabe Reef Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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