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Taveuni's most Spacious & Elegant Home

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
9
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
2 nights

Description

Matei House Rental Photos and Description

Sere Ni Ika (Song of Fish)

Sere Ni Ika [House of Fish]

Sere Ni Ika means song of the fish, this aptly describes this beautiful serene home on the beach front where on quiet and peaceful days you are most likely to hear the fishes.

Sere Ni Ika is situated on one-half acre, this lovely beachfront home makes an excellent choice for rental accommodations. With 3 large bedrooms [2 bathrooms], this home is extremely spacious and provides marvelously comfortable outside decks and living areas.

Master bedroom has 1 queen size bed. Second bedroom offers 2 double beds, and the third bedroom has 2 twin beds.

Beautiful furnishings are the norm throughout the house. Construction is of the highest standards and is superbly maintained.

Floors are of local hardwoods and beautifully varnished. Sere Ni Ika has a wonderful island flavor and offers all modern conveniences.

The full-time staff [Sili & Amelia] live on the property in a separate house and take care of all the daily housekeeping, clothes washing, and cooking [if requested].

Please note that OUR QUOTED PRICES INCLUDE ALL TAXES, while most other home listing do not include tax.

There are no hidden fees [taxes, internet, utilities, etc. are all included].

Please contact us for discounted airfares from the USA.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • smoking allowed

Property Manager
Anne Osborne
Member since: 2001
Speaks: english, Fijian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 12, 2012
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Reviews

Taveuni's most Spacious & Elegant Home
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
San Diego, CA
5

Great tropical get away

  • 5 of 5

This was our third to trip to Fiji to dive on the Rainbow Reef, and our first time renting a house. The overall experience and the cost far exceeded the resorts. It was such a great experience we plan a trip back as soon as possible. The house is beautiful inside with all walls and ceilings covered in local wood. The main room is huge and opens to a large covered patio with plenty of seating. The kitchen is really nice and big. The master bedroom overlooks the water, and the other two bedrooms are large. There are two bathrooms. The whole house was well maintained and super clean. There are steps down to the beach which you can walk on at low tide. The view is unbeatable, you can see the sunrise and sunset. We had the caretakers family do all our cooking for a very reasonable fee, and it was great. We spent our days diving, snorkeling, hiking and just relaxing. The dive shop picked us up for the short 5 minute drive to the boat. We have been all over the world diving, and the rainbow reef is our favorite. The soft corals are amazing. We took advantage of massages every other day right on our back porch at a very reasonable price and they were best massages ever. When our two weeks were up, we felt like locals and even hired a band for a party. Great people, great house, great view, great vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Altadena, CA USA
5

Amazing place with amazing people! We couldn't have chosen a more perfect place!

  • 5 of 5

We actually stayed here many years ago.. I believe it was September of 1997 but this site only allowed putting in dates within the past year. Yes.. I know. A long time ago. But I had never gotten around to reviewing our stay here. We wrote in the guest book that was at the home but I wasn't aware that there was a place to write one online until now. I am thinking of going back with my father and 2 kids and decided to look this place up to see if they were still renting. To my delight they are. I am definitely going to see about booking time there at the end of this year. I can't say enough good things about it. The location was perfect and Sili and Emelia were the most amazing people. We considered them friends when we left. I even named my daughter Emelia. Because I had hoped that by giving her that name that she would carry some of the same loving and kind energy that the she has. I always thought that someday I would return when I had kids.. and now that time has come. It's nice to see that they are still there. I am so happy about that. I would very highly recommend staying at this location. At the time they had a taxi that was dedicated to us the entire time. He would take us into town whenever we wanted. But many times we preferred to experience it like most others and take the bus. If you do this be sure to take plenty of wipes! You will come back a few shades darker due to the dust kicked up by the bus. That is if they still have dirt roads. When we left we had heard that Australia was wanting to come in and pave the roads for them. I hope they didn't. It was perfect the way that it was. There was a restaurant a few doors down that I believe was an English woman's home. It was amazing! We went several times. There was a store just a short walk the opposite way that had everything we needed. Even warm samosas in the morning that we would take on our hikes. If we wanted fish.. Sili and Emelia would be catching it while we were out and have it ready for us in time for dinner. It was a very quiet and private location but many nights we enjoyed spending time with them and their family. If you really want to experience the culture and the people without all the commercialism.. Taveuni and this home would be the ideal way to do that.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
22 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
35 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.35 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
5 Metres
Car: necessary

Rates & Availability

Matei House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$270
$1,750
$5,700
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 25.0%

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Amenities

Matei House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1585 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 9 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Water Sports Gear
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • smoking allowed
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming

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