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My rating of "average" means nothing, since the lodge was severely damaged in February by Cyclone Winston. Villagers are repairing it and hope it will be ready by the end of August, 2016. I stayed with a local family as a paying guest in VERY...More
our visit to the lodge was not as what we had expected but it was more of an island life experience where by the rooms had just bare floor,beach front just by the door step from the back porch and window rooms. The locals are...More
Although the lodge is a little bit basic. The people of Lavena as well as the incredible location sure make up for it. The last time I was there I went to sleep listening to the people of the village sing beautiful songs. The beach...More
The rooms are very basic. Shared bathroom. There is a communal kitchen, which is good to cook basic food - make sure you bring all your food with you from the Matai as there is not really a shop in Lavena. But for dinner you...More
First let me say that I read all the Trip Advisor reviews and my guidebook's blurb on this place before booking. I knew it was... rustic. But it ended up being much closer to the camping end of the spectrum than I had anticipated.