32 breathtakingly beautiful islands make up the Mamanucas and they are just a stone’s throw away from Nadi (the international hub). Whether you’re going for a family getaway or a lover’s retreat, the Mamanuca Islands are the perfect destination. These islands offer white sand beaches and protected blue lagoons. Islands like Malolo host family-friendly resorts complete with nannies and kids’ clubs. This enchanting island chain is the perfect setting to make new memories and strengthen long-lasting bonds.
As the international hub, Nadi is a multicultural island town where you can find the very best in dining, shopping and entertainment. Nadi area, you’ll also find a charming paradise on one of the top ten beaches in the world, Natadola. Golfers will enjoy hitting the lush tropical greens of the Natadola Bay Golf Resort. Nadi is an ideal place to get a feel for Fijian culture, souvenir shop and purchase those last-minute necessities after spending some time on the more remote islands.
Luxury resorts, fine dining and excellent entertainment. Add a splash of island culture and you’ve got Denarau Island. Eight extravagant resorts and an 18-hole championship golf course make Denarau a great place to get away from it all, without getting away from the amenities. Denarau Island is home to numerous festivals and gourmet restaurants, along with some of the most breathtaking beaches in the world. For those who want a tropical paradise without leaving the convenience of modern living, Denarau Island is the place to be.
While many places claim to have ‘something for everyone,’ none can compare to the limitlessness of Pacific Harbour. Accommodations range from elegant to economical and activities go from relaxing to pure adrenalin. You can get pampered at rainforest spas, feed sharks on the ocean floor and everything in between. Pacific Harbour is conveniently located on the main island and also serves as the port to such remote paradises as Beqa Island. Whether your version of perfection is a secluded island, a lavish resort or a thrilling ATV ride through the rainforest, you’ll find it at (or from) Pacific Harbour.
A town that has only recently seen tourism, Savusavu is an unspoiled paradise. Most resorts host a minimum number of guests, promising a secluded utopia. You’ll stay at some of the first (and finest) overwater bures in the South Pacific. The soft coral and marine life that surround the coastline make for some of the best snorkeling and diving in the country. With most of the beach town catering to couples, you’ll find romance in its purest and greatest form. If you’re looking for passion in a tropical paradise, look no further than Savusavu.
A town steeped in rich history, Rakiraki offers a fascinating look at Fijian culture. After soaking up the sun on the beach, you can visit such intriguing sites as Navatu Rock or the tomb of chief Ratu Udre Udre. You’ll get an interesting look at Fiji’s first settlements and the grim history that followed. Between Rakiraki and the nearby island of Volivoli, you’ll find some of the best scuba diving on the planet. Dive packages will blow you away as you swim alongside the most beautiful marine species through miles of soft coral.
Home to luxurious resorts and an abundance of rainforests and reefs, Taveuni is an ideal destination for lovers and nature lovers alike. You’ll find secluded resorts that boast the absolute height of luxury, situated between lush rainforests and pristine beaches. Local villages host quaint markets and church visits, so you can get a taste of culture on your stay. With elegance, scenery and culture, Taveuni is the sheer essence of Fiji.
Despite it being Fiji’s second largest island, Vanua Levu is off the tourist trail. Here you’ll find adventure in the form of superb hikes and dolphin encounters. The island boasts some of the best scuba diving in the region. Or you could venture to the southern peninsula to find romance in Savusavu. Wherever you decide to go in Vanua Levu, you’re sure to find a tropical heaven unspoiled by modern living.
20 volcanic islands across the South Pacific make up the Yasawas and they truly have something for everyone. Some islands span 22 kilometers, while others can be circumnavigated by foot in a matter of minutes. Big or small, these islands are home to some of the most breathtaking scenery in the world. Without banks or shops, these tropical havens are left completely unspoiled. Best of all, they are some of the most affordable island destinations in all of Fiji.