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Queenstown, NZ
Reviewed 24 June 2014

We stayed here for the third time in May, 2014. It is a bit of a mission to get to, you need to go to Suva then get a bus or taxi to Waidalice Landing and they pick you up in a small boat for the 1/2-1 hour trip (depending on the weather). You can get wet so take a...

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San Diego
Reviewed 11 January 2014

I stayed here last year as a stopover on a round the world trip and apart from the weather (rained all week- oh no!) I was very happy with the place. The island is beautiful, the staff incredible friendly, the food good, and the music and kava circles are fun too. It is a nice, off the beaten track option...

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McCarthy, Alaska
Reviewed 13 October 2013

We enjoyed our stay at Caqalai. It is a beautiful island with some fabulous soft cork snorkeling right off off the beach in front of the kitchen! The staff was friendly and the food very decent for the price you pay. The singing and music each night was a fun addition. As long as you know that you are getting...

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1Thank GaiaM
Milan, Italy
Reviewed 10 August 2013

I planned to spend 3 days in Caqalai, but I ended up extending my stay because I really felt at home! The guys at the resort were really nice and willing to help and the island is amazing! The only minus was the monotonous menu (chicken every day!)!

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 6 January 2013

caqalai is truly a great place. snorkelling is supurb i saw sea snakes( don't worry when they see you they get scared and swimm away), lovely coral, different types of fish, and alot more wonderful things. Accomodation was okay, its deffinetely not luxury, but nevertheless still livable. food was soooo good, depends who cooks it for, i had lina she...

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10Thank nathan l
Dunedin, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 September 2012

We have just returned from 2 weeks in Fiji and spent 2 nights at Caqalai Island resort, and unfortunately, having read some fantastic reviews on Trip Advisor, were a bit disappointed. There is absolutely no doubting that this is just such a beautiful island, and could be something quite special, but there appears to be a lack of care about...

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2Thank sebdino
queenstown
Reviewed 17 September 2012

It makes me laugh a little at the total differing views on Caqalai Island resort...so much so that I wonder if the staff constantly change or perhaps that the season and the weather makes a much bigger impact than I would have thought....to me ... the people and the scenery make a place. Take one away the scenery however and...

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Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 August 2012

Time to leave the smell of the tuna factory behind.Standing on the wharf in Levuka awaitng the boat to Caqalai Island I am informed that the islands generators had broken down. How will they keep food refridgerated and my beer cold. Oh dear. Boat finally arrived one hour late and after going to get fuel and bits finally off we...

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2Thank Waikatosflyingkiwi
Sunshine Coast UK!
Reviewed 14 February 2012

I never get round to writing reviews but just reading a few of these posts, I just have to!! We stayed here for 7 weeks (planned to stay 3 days!) 20 years ago, 5 weeks 9 years ago and went back with our children (11 & 7) for the whole 6 week Summer holidays in 2011! Every time, there are...

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6Thank Lorenzo P
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 18 January 2012

I really had the best time there, but my money, more than 250 Fiji Dollars were stolen from my bure on Caqalai Island. It could have been one of the fellow tourists there, some young traveller, who run out of money... who know. Definitely those believing Island people... Never leave any money in the bures, it will just not be...

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Address: | Moturiki Passage, Fiji
Region: Fiji > Lomaiviti Islands > Caqalai Island
Number of rooms: 22
Also Known As:
Caqalai Island Hotel Caqelai Island
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“dont expect a Bure”
 of 5 bubbles dalerex, 5 Apr 2015 | Read review
“The dorms have just three beds!”
 of 5 bubbles amrada87, 7 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Go there only if you like to enjoy nature and tranquility, it's not a party place at all!”
  • The new bures under construction
 of 5 bubbles ihaveadream81, 9 Aug 2013 | Read review
“All the bures are pretty much the same basic room - those on the waters edge boast the best view and the sound of the ocean at night.”
 of 5 bubbles sebdino, 19 Sep 2012 | Read review
“A bure on the beach.”
  • double bed
  • My bure with most thatching gone
 of 5 bubbles Waikatosflyingkiwi, 16 Aug 2012 | Read review
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