Fiji is a tropical paradise in the heart of the South Pacific. With its white-sand beaches, coconut palms, crystal-clear turquoise waters, reef-rich coral coasts, luxury resorts and unique culture these islands are among the best islands in the world. The beauty of Fiji can be compared maybe only with French Polynesia. It is an ideal destination for all people in the world. It is known as the best place for diving, snorkelling and relaxing. There are so many reasons to visit the idyllic waters of Fiji, and being honest it is a perfect destination for honeymoon celebration, travelling with families or solo travellers.
- Paradise islands;
- Luxury resorts;
- Pristine nature;
- Snow-white sand beaches;
- Turquoise blue water;
- Incredible sunsets;
- Diving and snorkelling;
- Unique culture.
- Couples, honeymooners;
Fiji is easily accessible via direct flights operated by Fiji Airlines:
New Zealand - 3 hours
Australia -; 4 hours
Hawaii - 5 hours
Los Angeles, San Francisco - 10 hours
Hong Kong, Singapore, Seoul - 10 hour
History and brief facts
Fiji, officially the Republic of the Fiji Islands, is an island in the South Pacific Ocean. The country is an archipelago of more than 332 islands, 110 of them are inhabited.The two major islands, Viti Levu and Vanua Levu, the population is about 850,000.Fiji's capital and largest city is Suva, located on Viti Levu.Nadi International Airport is the main international airport for the Republic of Fiji located by the coast on the western side of the main island Viti Levu. The airport is 10 km from the city of Nadi. The distance from the airport to the country's capital Suva is 192 kilometres northwest.
Weather & Climate
Fiji has a warm tropical climate with minimal extremes. The warm season is from November to April and the cooler season lasts from May to October. Temperatures in the cool season still average 22 degrees. Maximum temperatures in Fiji rarely move out of the 31C to 26C range all year round.
Cruising & Sailing
Cruising in Fiji waters is remote and stunningly beautiful, giving you the opportunity to experience many once-in-a-lifetime moments. Taking a cruise is a great way to see more of Fiji. Part of what makes Fiji unique is its many groups of islands, each with its own culture, identity and attractions, and cruising is one of the best ways to get around them.
The closest islands to the mainland are the Mamanucas. They have a lot of world-class resorts and activities to keep you going. The Mamanucas are possibly the most picture-perfect. Snow-white sandy beaches, crystal-clear turquoise water and swaying coconut palms are all part of the epic scenery. And of the islands, Modriki Island was featured as the anonymous island in the film, Cast Away with Tom Hanks. The Mamanucas are a great spot for water sports of all kinds, from family-friendly snorkelling to discovering famous dive sites, or riding one of the best surf breaks in the world.
If you are looking for a more laid-back experience, the nearby Yasawas are less developed and maybe even more beautiful, giving you the opportunity to learn about Fijian culture and lifestyle with villages dotted throughout the group. Just north of the popular Mamanucas are the Yasawa Islands that make up Fiji's western border. You won't find any shops or banks here, but with so much natural beauty it ll make for a great break from civilisation. Visiting the islands once was limited to cruise ships, and passengers were forbidden to actually set foot on the Yasawas until the 1950s. Thanks to a Government ecotourism initiative, the islands are now dotted with accommodation options. With gorgeous beaches and a range of resorts, this is the place to come for an affordable retreat in paradise. The Yasawas are some of the most picturesque islands in Fiji, but accommodation is quite a different experience to the nearby Mamanucas. While luxury resorts are increasingly popping up, the Yasawas are better known for the backpacking and flashpacking options. Many of the affordable resorts and lodges are run by locals, giving you a true Fijian experience.
CLOUD 9 - AN UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE
This floating paradise is located literally in the middle of the ocean surrounded by nothing but turquoise blue water, coral reef and the horizon.
What to expect:
- bar with all kinds of drinks including local favourites of Fiji Gold, Fiji Bitter;
- Italian Wood Fire Pizzas on board All pizzas are handmade and cooked by the Fijian chef;
- music with international DJs playing on board with signature sounds;
- parasailing, jet skiing, snorkelling gear, paddle boards;
It is only 40-45 min boat ride from Port Denarau.
The best option to go there is to book directly with CLoud 9 at their website.
Price: FJD $229 and includes direct return transfers and a $60 voucher on any food and beverage .
Tip! Cloud 9 accept credit cards ONLY.
Bel Mare Luxury day cruise
Cruise in style and discover the beauty of the Fiji Islands, on the most stylish day cruise boat out of Port Denarau Marina. This cruise takes you on a most enjoyable day in the stunning lower Mamanuca Islands and is all inclusive of snacks and lunch freshly prepared onboard by the Chef, as well as beverages, including local beer (Vonu, Fiji Bitter, Fiji Gold), wine, Rose, Champagne.
Price: FJ $289 per adult
What to expect:
- Bel'Mare is a luxury yacht with large deck areas for entertaining;
- Comfortable air-conditioned interiors with dining saloon, TV lounge and captain's lounge
- The cruise is all-inclusive for food and beverag
- Complimentary use of water toys
Bel'Mare All Inclusive Day Cruises
Experience the delight of snorkelling with tropical fish, feel the thrill of a jet ski ride, and get pleasure from the view of white sandy beaches and tropical islands that you pass.
The Yasawa Islands are remote, rugged and magnificent. You can cruise up through the Yasawas from Denarau and stop at fabulous Octopus Resort for a delicious lunch and some beach-time. The journey up through the Yasawas on board a high-speed, comfortable catamaran is an unforgettable experience. The islands rise high up out of the deep blue waters and many have spectacular rock formations as a result of their volcanic past. Each island is home to its own palm-fringed, golden sand beaches and coral lagoons.
- 4 hours on the island;
- fantastic snorkelling and use of snorkelling gear;
- swimming pool.
- a delicious a la carte lunch served at the beach-side restaurant is included.