Luxurious ocean-front villas and white sandy beaches for as far as the eye can see. Adventure and indulgence awaits in Fiji.
From overwater bungalows and adult-only retreats to the adventure-packed Yasawa Islands, world-class reefs and family-friendly set-ups complete with nannies, kids’ clubs and activities that will keep little ones entertained for hours, there is literally something for everybody in picture perfect Fiji.
Where to go:
Head north to Taveuni, Fiji’s ‘Garden Isle’, for the perfect balance of relaxation and adventure.
What to do:
Waterfalls and coral reefs mean this place is popular with dive enthusiasts who are eager to take in the world-famous Rainbow Reef and the Great White Wall in the Somosomo Strait. Nature-lovers will also want to check out the Bouma National Heritage Park – it takes up more than a third of the island and is home to the spectacular Bouma Falls. Swim at the base of the first fall (Lower Bouma Falls) and enjoy the view from the double-barrelled Upper Bouma Falls.
If you prefer to take in the beauty of Fiji closer to the comfort of your resort, guests staying at Vomo in the Mamanuca Island group can take part in daily yoga on the deck on Mt Vomo on the eastern side of the island.
Where to stay:
Awarded Australasia’s Most Romantic Resort by the World Travel Awards and Trip Advisors Top Small Hotel in Fiji, The Remote Resort is a great choice for those wanting a luxe stay – off the beaten track. It’s exclusive too, there are just eight villas on an impressive 64 acres and each villa boasts its own private plunge pool and stunning views overlooking the spectacular Rainbow Reef.
If you’re after a five-star stay, the Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort in Savusava, Vanua Levu, is award-winning eco-luxe. Overlooking the picturesque Savusavu Bay, there are25 luxurious bures, each taking in the quintessential Fiji Island beauty. This one is a great family option – their children’s program is complimentary and educational.
There are direct flights twice a week (Mondays and Thursdays) from Adelaide to Nadi, Fiji, with Fiji Airways. Once you’re there, getting around is easy –there are express bus services or you can hire a car or a driver. If you’re staying on the islands, daily passenger ferries offer transport to the Mamanuca and Yasawa islands, alternatively water taxis departing from Port Denarau Marina will get you to where you’re going.
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