Barefoot Manta Island Resort Fiji houseguests enjoying a kava drinking session, kava a traditional Fiji drink made from the ground roots of a pepper plant.
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Experiences

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Barefoot Manta Island Resort Fiji offers a range of experiences and activities for our guests. Our island location surrounded by warm, crystal clear waters is ideal for snorkelling, watersports and diving. There are daily scheduled on-island activities too that houseguests are welcome to join.

The blackboard in the main bure lists daily activities available to Barefoot Manta Island Resort Fiji houseguests. There are organised tours including Snorkelling with Fiji Manta Rays, Fijian village visits plus a range of free daily activities too including guided walks, Marine Conservation Centre presentations and Fijian handicrafts lessons. 

Guest Relations Manager Saki hosting a weaving class for houseguests at Barefoot Manta Island Resort
Guest Relations Manager Saki hosting a weaving class for houseguests at Barefoot Manta Island Resort

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Snorkeller with the ultimate view along side a Fiji Manta Ray at Barefoot Manta Island Resort.
Snorkeller with the ultimate view along side a Fiji Manta Ray at Barefoot Manta Island Resort.

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Locals from Mua-ira Village, regular tours to the village depart from Barefoot Manta Island Resort.
Locals from Mua-ira Village, regular tours to the village depart from Barefoot Manta Island Resort.

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Guest Relations Manager Saki hosting a weaving class for houseguests at Barefoot Manta Island Resort
Guest Relations Manager Saki hosting a weaving class for houseguests at Barefoot Manta Island Resort

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What ales are to the English and red wine is to the French, Kava is to Fiji.

Traditionally a cermonial drink kava is now part of daily life for many Fijians. Made from the crushed roots of a pepper plant, Kava is a mild sedative with a strong brew having the ability to numb the mouth.

Barefoot Manta Island Resort Fiji houseguests enjoying a kava drinking session, kava a traditional Fiji drink.

Kava

During your stay at Barefoot Manta Island Resort Fiji you''ll be invited to join a Kava session. Don't be shy and enjoy some traditional Fijian hospitality. Local tip 'High Tide' is a full cup (bilo) with 'Low Tide' a half full cup (bilo). 

Tanoa a traditional Fiji bowl used for mixing and serving kava, a traditional drink made from the ground roots of a pepper plant.
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