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FAQ's

Coconut water, as fresh as you can get

COSTS

What does the Day Pass price include?

      • Return coach transfers from most Nadi, Wailoaloa, Denarau, Momi Bay, Natadola and Coral Coast hotels/resorts
      • Return transfers to and from Malamala Beach Club via high-speed catamaran
      • Towel service
      • Complimentary WiFi
      • Use of non-motorised water sports equipment such as snorkelling gear, kayaks, paddle boards and more

How do I pay for purchases on the island?

Upon check in at Malamala Beach Club, you will be given a TAB card. Place all purchases on the card throughout the day and ensure you leave enough time before you depart to settle tab with either cash, debit, or credit card.

How much is the food?

Our menu has a range of options to suit varying budgets. Click the link to see the current menu. Click here for menu

Are food and drinks included in the price?

No. The Day Pass prices include return coach transfers, vessel transfers, towel service, complimentary WiFi and the use of non-motorised sports equipment

How do I book a private seating area?

When you book online, just click the required seating option when you are booking your Day Pass. Poolside Daybed (for 1-2 people), Beachside Cabana with butler service (for 1-2 people), Grand Cabana with butler service (for 1-8 people)

Malamala Beach Club Locally inspired food
Fresh locally sourced produce influences our Asian and Pacific inspired menu

FOOD AND BEVERAGES

Can I bring my own food and alcohol?

No. Malamala Beach Club is a licensed venue therefore no personal food or alcohol is permitted.

Are there vegetarian food options available?

Yes, our menu has a number of vegetarian options available. To see the current menu, click the link. Click here to download the menu

Does the menu cater for those that are gluten free?

Our chef will cater to gluten free diets, please advise the wait staff when you order. Please advise our reservation team when you book of any dietary requirements.

How long is the kitchen open for?

The kitchen and bar are open all day long. Just present your TAB card with every purchase.

Malamala Beach Club private cabana
Malamala Beach Club private Beachside Cabana with butler service

AMENITIES

What should I bring?

Bring swimwear, footwear to wear on the beach (the coral can be a little hard on bare feet), a hat, sunscreen. There are merchandise items such as hats and sulu’s (sarongs) and shirts available on the island should you wish to purchase a souvenir or forget your own.

Do I need to bring my own towel?

Towels are provided as part of the service at Malamala but feel free to bring your own should you wish.

Is there Wifi and will my phone work while there?

WiFi is available free of charge to all guests at Malamala Beach Club. Being in close proximity to the mainland, most phones still work well while on the island. Please check with your phone provider to ensure you have international roaming for overseas visitors if not using WiFi. Please be aware WiFi services may be slower on days with higher volume of guests.

What seating options are there and do I have to pay extra for all seating options?

Reserve a Poolside Daybed (for 1-2 people), a Beachside Cabana (for 1-2 people) or Grand Cabana (for up to 8 people) at an additional cost, otherwise there are plenty of seating options on the beachfront around the island at no extra charge.

On arrival, walk down our famous wharf to your day in paradise
On arrival, walk down our famous wharf to your day in paradise

 

ACCESS

Where do I go if I have booked a private Cabana?

On arrival, one of our butlers will be waiting for you at the end of the jetty to take you to your cabana

Can I reserve a particular Cabana or Day Bed?

No sorry but the club will try to cater to your request.

Are children allowed?

Malamala Beach Club is family friendly but not family focused. While children are allowed at Malamala Beach Club but we do not specifically cater to them (there is no child’s menu or specific areas for children). As such, we do not offer a child’s rate for Malamala Beach Club but children under 3 are free of charge.

What time do the transfers depart Port Denarau?

Full Day Pass guests depart Port Denarau at 10am and Half Day Pass guests (Wed – Sun only) depart at 12pm.

What time do the transfers arrive back to Port Denarau/depart Malamala Beach Club?

Guests can choose to depart Malamala Beach Club at 4.15pm or 5.15pm. Make sure keep an eye on the time and allow yourself enough time to settle your bill before your departure time. Guests who have booked return coach transfers to the Coral Coast must depart on 4:15pm vessel.

How long is the trip to Malamala Beach Club (and back)?

Transfers aboard our high-speed catamaran are only 25 minutes. Take a seat in the air-conditioned lounge or head up to the open-air top deck to take in the views on the way there.

What happens if the weather is bad?

Unless the weather is a danger to staff and guests (in which case we will close the island and transfer services) we will remain open on poorer weather days. Given we are an island, there is always somewhere to shelter from the wind and the main restaurant is a great place to chill and watch the weather as it drifts across the Mamanuca Islands. The drinks will still flow and food will still taste great! What better place to wait out some less than ideal weather!

How do I get to Port Denarau?

Complimentary coach transfers are provided with your Day Pass purchase. Please see the coach transfer schedule attached here for timings and details of which hotels we pick up/drop off from.

Is the island wheelchair friendly?

Yes, we cater for wheelchairs. Additional assistance will be provided when getting on and off the transfer vessel and the island has concreted pathways to provide access to the dining areas and pool areas.

Enjoy a game of beach volleyball with our staff

ACTIVITIES

What can I do when at Malamala Beach Club?

Choose to just chill out and relax or keep busy and explore on your day at Malamala Beach Club with our complimentary non-motorised sports equipment which includes, snorkelling gear, paddle boards, kayaks, beach games and more.

I’m not a confident swimmer, is it safe for me to swim?

There are plenty of shallow water areas to explore around our little island and we can also provide floatation devices and lifejackets for those that would like it. Kayaks are a great way to explore for those that prefer to be above the water and again, lifejackets are provided whilst kayaking.

Does it cost to use snorkelling gear?

No. Snorkelling gear and other non-motorised sports equipment is complimentary.

Can I use the paddle boards and kayaks?

Absolutely! See our staff at the water sports bure for instruction and gear (including life jackets). Use of this gear is complimentary.

Am I allowed to fly a drone?

In the interests of guest privacy and safety, we request that anyone wishing to use a drone for filming and/or photography make contact with us prior to arrival. Use of drones must comply with Fiji Aviation rules and regulations and must be in accordance with Fijian privacy policies.  

The Venue set up for a casual evening event, complete with bonfire

GROUPS AND CHARTERS

How many people does Malamala Beach Club accommodate?

Up to 400 people. Most days there are between 100 and 200 people there.

Can we book the whole place for ourselves?

Sure can! Click the link to head to our Groups, Events and Weddings page to find out more.  Click here

Are there spaces I can book for my small group?

Yes, we have plenty of options for groups of 10 or more. There is no hire fee, just a minimum food and beverage spend. Get in touch with our friendly sales team to find out more. groups@ssc.com.fj 

Is there a hire fee?

We do not charge hire fees, only a minimum food and beverage spend. Click the link to find out more about our event spaces. Click here

Malamala Beach Club Weddings
Malamala Beach Club Weddings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Malamala Beach Club Restaurant
Malamala Beach Club Restaurant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A beachfront wedding with bonfire

WEDDINGS, ELOPEMENTS AND PROPOSALS

Am I able to propose at Malamala Beach Club?

Yes you can, we have a helicopter package for you to arrive via heli, fly over with “will you marry me’’ in the sand OR you can arrive via scheduled ferry and we recommend you book a cabana and give us a must notice so we can help you make this special for you both!

Can I have a wedding for two people at Malamala?

Yes.  We have a wedding package for 2 – 12 people.  The wedding is private and done in a Grand Cabana.  Find out more here.

I have a group of 30 – 50 guests for my wedding, can I book the whole island?

Yes, you can charter the island for the day/evening OR you can get married in The Venue (which is an exclusive space for up to 80 guests) and have the reception on the beach front or restaurant. 

I have a 30 – 50 guests, what are my options without taking the entire island?

If you had the ceremony and reception during the day, using scheduled services, this would be the most affordable way to get married.   The ceremony would be held on the beach in front of The Venue, followed by your reception lunch or cocktail in The Venue.  All guests would travel out at 10/00am and return at 4.15pm or 5.15pm.  Find our more from our sales team.

Can I have a small ‘’day’’ wedding at Malamala Beach Club?

We can host weddings for 2 – 12 people in a Grand Cabana and offer lunch in the Cabana (for up to 4 people) or reserve a table in a prime location of our restaurant for your party.  Click the link to check our wedding packages. Click here

Can I have the island exclusively for my wedding?

Yes, an island charter is available. There is a minimum food and beverage spend of F$25,000, boat transfers or landing fees are an additional cost.  For more information: Click here

What time do we need to finish up for the evening at Malamala?

We usually end our celebrations by 10.30pm however can offer flexibility if you wanted to go later.   This needs to be confirmed when signing off the Event Order 14 days out from the event.  Weather conditions and the tides also play an important factor for an end time. 

Can I bring my own cake?

  Yes. There is a FJ$25 cake fee.

How do I get to the island before my guests?

The bridal party can arrive to the island earlier in the day via private boat, water taxi or helicopter if you wish.  This is an additional charge.

If we come to the island before our guests, can we order food and beverage for our bridal party? 

Yes, however this needs to be pre-ordered at least 24 hours prior to your wedding day. 

Is there space to get ready at the island?

There is an air-conditioned villa you have access to get dressed in.  There is also a small air-conditioned room at The Venue which can be used.  This is included in your wedding booking.

I have seen a bonfire image in your brochure, can I have one of these too?

              Yes. This is offered complimentary to parties who request it.

Can I get married at sunset?

Yes. We would have to tailor make a proposal for you which would include an evening island charter.

Is the Celebrant included in the island charter rate?

              No, a celebrant is booked separately for weddings.

Can I use a wedding planner?

It is recommended that you use a wedding planner especially for larger weddings.  You can access our recommended list here.

What entertainment can I have at my wedding?

There is a list of options from DJ, soloists, Bands, dancers, choirs.  Our sales team can assist you further.