FijiBula and welcome to the enticing Fiji Islands! One of the world's friendliest nations, Fiji is blessed with flourishing tropical forests, dreamscape white coral sand beaches dipping into an azure lagoon, incredible marine life, rugged highlands, great terrestrial flora and fauna and all-year-round pleasant weather. Fiji is a blend of fantastic nature and fascinating ancient cultures creating an atmosphere found nowhere else on earth. It is an ideal spot to feel the south pacific breeze and enjoy honeymoon of a lifetime or romantic wedding with flowers on your head and sand beneath your toes. For centuries the tropical exotic allures of Fiji have dazzled visitors from all over the globe. Once notorious as the 'Cannibal Isles', Fiji is now the essence of a tropical island paradise.
Located in the South Pacific Ocean and covering an overall land area of 18,376 sq km, Fiji archipelago is made up of 322 islands and 522 islets, of which only 106 are permanently inhabited and only very few developed for tourism. The geography is dominated by mountainous terrain, mostly dormant volcanoes. Viti Levu and Vanua Levu are the two major islands in the group, housing nearly 80 % of the population. Viti Levu is the heart of the country, featuring high tropical mountains, rugged interior with its rivers, waterfalls, rainforests and rich wildlife, as well as large international hotel chains and a plethora of land and water adventures.
Fiji experiences an ideal South Sea tropical maritime climate without extremes in temperatures; in summer average temperature hovers between 23C-30C and in winter 20C - 26C. The wet season is actually from November to April, characterized by heavy, brief coral downpours. May to November is the best time to visit the Fiji Islands.
Suva, the capital of Fiji, is a beautiful harbor city, sitting on a hilly peninsula in the southeast corner of Viti Levu. It's the largest city in the region and the most cosmopolitan city. It is home to a wealth of places of interest and attractions, including Fiji Museum, Thurston Botanical Gardens, Victoria Parade, Suva Central, Fiji's tallest building, Albert Park and much more. Here you can find a wide selection of restaurants offering different types of cuisines best suited for any taste and budget. Accommodation options in Suva range from budget hotels and inns like Capricon Suva Apartment Hotel, Tanoa Plaza and Suva Motor Inn to up market boutique hotels, such as Five Princes Hotel, JJs on the Park Hotel and Novotel Suva Hotel.
Vacations in FijiFiji is home to a great variety of colorful tourist attractions, including Nadi, the first island most visitors see famous for its architectural diversity, Yasawa, another region of Fiji offering beautiful waters and sandy beaches, Sunshine Coast with amazing mountain views, Pacific Harbor or the so-called 'Adventure Capital of Fiji', Kadavu, one of the pristine regions boasting lush rainforests and wildlife and much more. Fiji offers a wide range of entertainment activities, lively and pulsating nightclubs and pubs, promising a real Fijian experience, as well as plenty of things to do, like scuba diving, snorkeling, surfing, cruising, eco tours, bird watching, fishing and fire walking.
Fiji offers a complete island paradise with something for everyone; that is why so many people plan their vacations in this truly dreamscape destination. Three things that are typical of Fiji Vacations include the word 'Bula' meaning 'welcome' and 'be at ease', the friendliest people, and last but not least are the world-class resorts on private islands. Fiji is home to a wealth of island areas, very different from each other, which beckon with their incredible natural and cultural attractions and a wide selection of land and water adventures.
Beaches in Fiji are ranked as some of the most fantastic and luxurious all over world. With over 300 islands, located deep in the heart of the South Pacific, Fiji features a wide range of white, golden and even black-sand beaches ideal for beach lovers. The most stunning beaches are mainly found in the island of Yasawa, featuring private lagoons perfect for relaxing and exploring (Champagne Beach, Lovers Beach and Paradise Beach), Turtle Island, blessed with 14 palm fringed beaches, the main island of Viti Levu with one of the most popular stretch of beaches in the Coral Coast featuring crystal blue lagoons and palm trees, as well as in Mamanuca Islands, where the beaches are adjacent to the gorgeous sea giving a unique opportunities for diving and snorkeling. No matter what your purpose is for traveling to Fiji, the beaches will cater to all your needs.
Fiji Islands offer endless supply of 'to see' and 'to do things' but the main attractions still remain the islands themselves and island hopping is the best way to explore the entire archipelago. Another way to get around and experience the beauty of the islands is Fiji Cruises. Cruising in the breathtaking Fiji islands is a once-in-a-lifetime-experience you have always dreamed about. From day and sunset cruises, to luxury yachts with full accommodation options, Fiji also offers a choice of how you sail the Pacific's most friendly isles.
Vacation in Fiji means great scuba diving offering diversity and spectacle in coral structures and underwater life, best snorkeling experiences, sea kayaking with 'glass bottom' vessels that allow coral viewing during your paddle, local village excursions, mangrove adventures, windsurfing and fishing. Kayaking is one of the fastest-growing tourism attractions, featuring the great way to explore the Fiji Islands. You can bask under the sun while lying in a hammock; immerse yourself in the turquoise blue waters of the lagoon, or exercise your body during hiking or trekking adventures. Yet no Fiji vacation is complete without some retail therapy.
Land-based activities include 18-hole courses, mainly located in Viti Levu, hiking through canopied jungle trails, horseback riding, and climbing a challenging hill.
Fiji Hotels and ResortsThe islands boast exclusive accommodation options catering to all budgets and tastes throughout its 330 paradise islands. You can choose from budget hotels, backpacker lodges and beach huts to luxury resorts with bungalow-style accommodations known as bure (cottage) and 5-star hotels and villas, featuring top notching service and the utmost amenities and facilities. Fiji luxury hotels offer ideal opportunities for honeymooners, romantic tropical wedding, and family holidays.
Ideally located in the heart of the 'Restaurant Row' in Nadi, Capricorn International Hotel is a perfect place to relax in serenity and is about 5 kilometers from the airport. Surrounded with gardens, fresh water swimming pool, spa, and a pearly harbor, a restaurant and a bar, Capricorn International Hotel is a perfect hideaway for any traveler business ort holiday. The hotel features 72 well appointed, air-conditioned and smoke free guestrooms with a variety of amenities, including private bathroom, direct dial telephones, writing desk, fridge, mini bar, balcony, satellite TV (10 channels available), in room digital safe, hair dryer and shaving universal adaptor. Cribs (infant beds) and rollaway beds are available.
Guests can pursue active leisure activities, like tennis, golf and squash, as well as rejuvenate their bodies and minds at the spa and relax by the pool with a cool relaxing drink. The in-house restaurant offers fine dining, serving a variety of European, Indian, Fijian and Asian dishes to relish on. Nearby attractions include Nadi shopping center, Sports center, Nadi Bay, as well as garden tours.
Located in the nations' capital Suva and spread across 15 acres of bright tropical gardens, the Tanoa International Hotel, provides a relaxing and comfortable space for singles, couples, families and business travelers. It is the biggest hotel near Nadi airport and is the perfect choice for Fiji holidays, offering quality service and excellent facilities. The 148 elegantly designed rooms and suites feature air conditioning, private balconies or patios, in room digital safe, IDD telephone, iron and ironing board and tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel boasts 24-hour open air restaurant, fully equipped fitness centre, tennis courts, outdoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi, retail shops and pool side bar.
Grand Melanesian Hotel, located just three minutes from Nadi Airport, offers elegant atmosphere and quality service, being an excellent venue for your fun filled holiday. The hotel features 46 spacious air conditioned rooms set on two levels, all with modern room amenities, of which 14 rooms are Deluxe, most of them overlooking the large swimming pool. Hotel facilities include car parking, 24 hour hot showers, lounge area, currency exchange, games room, 24 hour reception and high speed internet. Recreation facilities are available either on site or nearby and sometimes fees may apply. The restaurant serves a variety of delicious dishes to enjoy. Here everything is done for the comfort of the guests. Being near the town of Nadi, the hotel provides a convenient base to explore the mainland and surrounding islands.
Arrayed along the white sands and crystal-clear waters of the picturesque Natadola Beach, the pride of Fiji's Coral Coast, the InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa provides 360-degree views of Natadola Bay featuring 307 superbly appointed spacious guest rooms and contemporary suites, boasting utmost amenities and facilities, like Cleopatra baths, BOSE sound system, high speed internet access, bathrobes and slippers, mini bar, tea/coffee making facilities and turn down service. The rooms overlook either Natadola Bay or exotic landscaped gardens and the beach, so the choice is yours.
The hotel features 6 restaurants and bars, gift shops, a serene day spa offering various treatments that reflect the mixture of Eastern and Western traditional techniques, 18-hole championship golf course, 4 outdoor swimming pools (1 adult only), kids club and wedding chapel. Recreation facilities include a comprehensive range of leisure and activities, available for all ages. Blessed with captivating design, natural Fijian ambiance, authentic hospitality, top-notch service and world-class dining options, the InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa is ideal for family holidays and wedding celebrations, as well as for discerning travelers in search of more than just a beachside getaway.
Taveuni Island, also known as the 'Garden Island' is Fiji's third largest islands, an ideal destination for the adventure traveler and honeymoon/wedding vacations, blessed with lush tropical rainforests, beautiful flowers and flowering trees, lagoons, cascading waterfalls and great dive sites. Accommodation types cater for different needs, from laid-back budget bure (cottage) options to luxury stunning resorts, one of which is the award-winning Taveuni Island Resort & Spa, only a two-minute drive from the airport, offering a private, romantic vacation with personalized attention. The resort boasts 12 luxury oceanfront bures with spectacular views of surrounding islands and an exclusive oceanfront all-inclusive villa, complete with a private plunge pool and waterfall.
All bures have comfortable indoor and outdoor furniture, IDD telephones, natural air floe, large covered decks, unlimited hot water, imported linen and fresh baked cookies daily. Recreation possibilities include bird watching, game fishing, massage, romantic themed activities, such as picnics and romantic dinners, island tours, world-class diving, adventure walks through the rainforest and last but not least kayak tours. The warm friendly staff, fabulous cuisine, romantic atmosphere and luxury in every corner of the resort are what make Taveuni Island Resort & Spa an ideal 'hideaway' for any traveler.
Only a 25 minutes drive from the Nadi International Airport, the beachfront Westin Denarau Island Resort & Spa, one of the luxury resorts on the mainland Fiji, is a fabulous tropical island retreat for Fiji holidays, nestled within a secluded, lush tropical garden featuring exotic scented flowers and colorful native birds. The resort boasts 271 elegantly furnished guestrooms, each with a verandah or a balcony. The five-star property boasts a private beach, superb dining restaurants and bars offering a vast range of dining options to suit your mood and appetite, full-service health spa, 2 outdoor swimming pools, fully-equipped gym and air-conditioned fitness center, as well as meeting and banquet facilities. To enjoy your stay to the fullest, you can indulge in land and water adventures, including on site scuba diving, windsurfing, canoeing, motor boasting and fishing, golf, volleyball, skydiving, hiking and biking. Baby sitting service, child care, shopping arcade, spa/wellness center, library and billiards are also available.
Fiji is renowned as 'the Soft Coral Capital of the World' and is a Mecca for all adventures, fun seekers, romantic couples, families, dreamers and anyone else who dreams about an experience of a lifetime. Travel to Fiji and discover the world of spectacularly breathtaking beauty and the ultimate South Pacific holidays.