Best Places To Travel Alone

Discover the best of Fiji as an independent traveller

Whether you’re seeking leisure time, adventure moments or simply willing to discover something new, travelling alone is always exciting! First and foremost we can guarantee that the beautiful Yasawa Island group will surpass all your water wonderland expectations. If you truly want to experience the best of Fiji then head to Barefoot Manta Island where you will discover an idyllic oasis suitable for the most nomadic of guests. Offering a true Fijian vacation, our resort is complete with friendly staff from nearby villages, a myriad of action orientated activities, and highly commendable eco-lodge style accommodation.

Notable Facts about Barefoot Manta Island

We’re the only resort on what is traditionally known as ‘Drawaqa Island’. This gives us the advantage of privacy and personalised service. Room selection ranges from dorms through to our absolute beachfront Beach Safari Ensuite’s (tented safari style glamping). The independent traveller will appreciate Manta’s uncluttered and eco-friendly design. Here at Barefoot Manta Island it’s easy to find your own slice of paradise….just walk outside!


To really discover the best of Fiji , don’t miss our famous Manta Ray snorkel / feeding tours. Guests are always impressed with the ocean visibility and thriving marine life. Here you can literally walk off the sand, into the sea and have a world class snorkeling experience. Worth noting is that Manta Island has two on-site marine biologists who actively engage with guests while also undertaking conservation research projects within the region. Island hikes are a unique experience with several vantage points to admire the island’s picture perfect landscape from.

Arrival Information

Arrive to Barefoot Manta Island by boat transfer – approx. 2 hours from mainland Fiji. Alternatively a short but incredibly scenic sea-plane flight will see you arrive in style. Our lovely staff will welcome you at reception before guiding you to your new island home aka dorm or bure. Note: complimentary wifi and filtered water available 24-7.

The solo traveller will find themselves many activities to partake in here at Manta Island . Or if you’re more inclined to chill then there’s certainly a secluded stretch of beach with your name on it. Choose us and not only will you discover the best of Fiji , you will be making memories that last a lifetime.

Barefoot Manta Island

● We have a series of accommodation options available, including beach dorms and Queen En-suites:

●  Looking to dive or snorkel with sharks or manta rays:

●  See some of our conservation efforts here: