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Suva, Fiji
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My mum who was visiting from Sydney, myself and my two young daughters really enjoyed our stay. Its a simple resort with comfortable bures right on the beach. Friendly staff, Tui was amazing with the kids. The food and cocktails were great. Not a whole lot to do so it's definitely a relaxing place. Reasonable snorkeling in a very shallow...

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Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

After our stay at Tambua Sands last year , we vowed to return again and thus we did. Tambua Sands has everything that we are looking for for a relaxing vacation.They have a real " Beachy " vibe going on.Right on the beach ( of course ) , small comfy beach bach bures , very freindly and helpful staff with...

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Wayne A, Manager at Tambua Sands, responded to this review

Bula Vinaka Guy .. I was a delightful surprise to see you again ... It is a interesting thing ... so many people have said that they feel they are on an island when they are here. Of course we are just beside the main road which gives our guests access to any where in Fiji. Its a place to...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 8 days here in Feb 2017 and absolutely loved it. The hotel is about an hour and a half away from Nadi by public bus and although it's technically on the more populated main island it feels like it's a secluded paradise. It is fantastic if all you want to do is lie around, swim in the pool...

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Wayne A, Manager at Tambua Sands, responded to this review

Bula vinaka ian .. Thank you very much for your comments, and taking time out to review us on TripAdvisor. Also don't forget to become a Facebook friend and what out for specials in the future. As you have noted we are a "barefoot" resort right on the beach. We don't intentionally promote technology in and around bure's as part...

Canterbury Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had always had a dream to spend time on an island with my husband, sleeping on the waters edge surrounded by Palm trees . Tambua is were it came true . Myself my husband and my sister had a fabulous time snorkelling , swimming , sleeping and reading. The food was amazing, each meal we had started with hmmm...

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Wayne A, Manager at Tambua Sands, responded to this review

Bula Vinaka Julie and Wayne.. So pleased you got the Fiji holiday you dreamed of.. It is an unusual thing that Tambua is situated on the main Coral Coast highway and accessible to all that is Fijian.. and at the same time when you are in Tambua you feel you are on a remote island , with seas lapping at...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We stayed in Room 14 which is on the beach front. The room has high ceilings and a fan is also provided with open & close shutters for sunlight and evening breezes. There is no air con there is no TV so you are here to enjoy the serenity! We never used hot water tap in the Bure as it...

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Wayne A, Manager at Tambua Sands, responded to this review

Bula vinaka and thank you for your wonderful comments.... You have captured Tambua Sands beautifully, it can happen here or we can get you to whatever you want to do in Fiji. We noted on your markings that location seemed to be an issue although you have rightly put in your review ...If you are looking for action packed, extreme...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We recently spent a week at this very low key but wonderful resort. The staff are all very friendly and will always have a smile ready for you. The bures are spacious, comfortable and very clean. We stayed in room 9 and had the beach literally at our doorstep. The lagoon at high tide was great to snorkel, kayak or...

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Wayne A, Manager at Tambua Sands, responded to this review

Bula Vinaka to you both and the girls ... You have managed to capture Tambua very simply.. and thank you so much from all the team for taking the time to write your comments on TripAdvisor. Interesting to note that your experience with us has provided you with everything your family needed.. and you have taken full advantage of what...

Toowoomba, Australia
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

A little slice of heaven you will find at Tambua Sands where you do as little or as much as you wish. The setting of the bures is picture perfect, positioned mere metres from the beach. Food at the restaurant never disappointed and slight changes to the menu each night. Manager Wayne and Staff are wonderful and always there to...

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Wayne A, Manager at Tambua Sands, responded to this review

Bula Vinaka John and Shirley So very nice to hear from you. Thank you so Much for taking the time to share your comments on TripAdvisor. Tambua Sands is a tranquil, place which suits both couples, families, and single travelers.. if you wish to relax .. or get out and about to sample some of what is truly Fijian. The...

Reviewed 26 January 2017

My Fiance and I decided to spend our anniversary here at Tambua sands for two nights. Upon arrival we were greeted by friendly hotel staff and offered delicious mixed fruit drinks. We then walked up to our ocean view bure and were a bit disappointed that it did not really look like the pictures here on trip advisor. The room...

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Wayne A, Manager at Tambua Sands, responded to this review

Bula vinaka to you both.. Thank you so much for taking the time to write on TripAdvisor. Interestingly the rooms are 20 to 30 years old. Over the last year we have changed all bedding, and comfort features including Bathroom fittings, cushions, and all things that bring together a comfortable, colourful beach shack feeling ... as a 2 1/2 -...

kaeo
Reviewed 23 January 2017

This place is perfect for a family stay. Has beautiful bures and well maintained grounds. The main restaurant has excellent food at average costs. The included breakfast has cereals, toast, fruits, juice and coffee, we loved it. The pool is very clean and perfect for family fun. The best part of the resort is the beach just on the doorstep...

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Wayne A, Manager at Tambua Sands, responded to this review

Bula Vinaka Jared .. Great to hear from you and many thanks for taking time to place you comments on TripAdvisor. The waves over the lagoon are pounding at the moment and have done so for the last week so all those wonderful little fish have hugely multiplied and a great variety of larger reef fish have come to join...

Bungendore, Australia
Reviewed 20 January 2017

After an extremely hectic 6 months the one thought that got me through my work program was the thought of a holiday. After checking out many places we picked Tambua Sands Resort because it was small, had wonderful looking bures, a glorious beach, opportunity to snorkel and most importantly a space to chill out. Tambua Sands delivered on all our...

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A big bula vinaka Sherridan .. Many many thanks for writing such an excellent and deep review of your stay and of course you total Fiji experience. We are approximately an Hour / Hour Fifteen from the Nadi airport dependent on traffic .. but as you have pointed out well worth the ride. Buses are a huge option .. we...

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  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set on 17 pristine acres on the breathtaking Coral Coast of Fiji, Tambua Sands Beach Resort is a South Pacific escape for the soul. Bathe in the warm South Pacific waters, relax on a white sand beach, and articlee in to our blue lagoon and fresh water pool. Discover a romantic vacation getaway, where you are free to relax, indulge, play, eat, celebrate and fall in love at our spectacular Fiji luxury resort ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tambua Sands

Address: Queen's Highway | Coral Coast, Sigatoka, Viti Levu, Fiji
Region: Fiji > Viti Levu > Coral Coast > Sigatoka
Price Range: ₹ 4,914 - ₹ 7,465 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tambua Sands 3.5*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Tambua Sands Sigatoka
Tambua Sands Hotel Sigatoka
Tambua Sands Fiji/Coral Coast
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Sigatoka
#5 Family Hotel in Sigatoka
#6 Romantic Hotel in Sigatoka
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“The honeymoon bures are amazing and have private plunge pools right outside - if you have the extra cash, it's worth splashing.”
 of 5 bubbles ianmA476PD, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Both beach and garden bures are loverly”
 of 5 bubbles julieandwayne2017, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 14 is good but there are two honeymoon suites with a private pool which is worthy too”
 of 5 bubbles nataliet791, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ocean view buries are lovely.”
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“Pick a room that fronts the beach and enjoy!!!”
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