On Taveuni we tried to stay at the Coconut Grove Resort, but it was full.  Ronna, who runs Coconut Grove, kindly informed us of Matei Point, a nearby property with an excellent bure.

We ate at the Coconut Grove Resort which had a creative restaurant, on a balcony overlooking the sea, serviced by a friendly staff.  The fish was very fresh and we could try new varieties like Emperor fish.

P1010250 This is the bure.  A generator made electricity for us in the morning and evening.  It was well screened and very pleasant.
P1010347 We carried Kava roots with us, just in case we met a chief.
P1010348  It was guarded by a friendly bitch who liked to retrieve sticks and coconut husks.
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This coral was near the doorstep - just a taste of what can be found outside.  I was scared to snorkel as there were sea slugs - I thought they were snakes, but they did not harm me.  I wish I had gone beyond them as the reef looked very appealing and locals walked on it without fear.
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This was one of the garden decorations.
TheBeach This is the beach (courtesy Ronna).
TheOceanView This is a view of the sea (courtesy Ronna).
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This is the interior of the bure (courtesy Ronna).

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