Overview

A holiday in Fiji offers sun, sights and stimulation for the body and mind.
From boat tours, snorkelling in Fiji, beach walks, nature excursions, cultural explorations and nightlife, this places in Fiji satisfies the need for an exotic and relaxing getaway.
 10 Best Places to Visit in Fiji on Your Next Vacay

For people who travel often and are overdue for a holiday, Fiji offers a connection with nature and other people, making a holiday memorable.

The scenic islands with white-sand Fiji beaches, the picture-perfect azure water, lush tropical plants and a variety of wildlife create a dynamic holiday adventure.

Facts & Data

  • Fiji is made up of more than 300 islands.
  • Fiji served as the trade centre of the South Pacific in the 19th century.
  • Snorkelling in Fiji is popular among tourists due to its clear water.
  • Fiji’s undersea terrain is home to many kinds of coral and fish, including sea fans, intricate coral gardens, anemone fish, banner butterfly fish, anemone fish and parrot fish.

Here, we have picked the 10 best places to visit in Fiji to make your trip unforgettable.

Fiji Beaches

Fiji beaches are legendary, with dazzling sands, palm trees, and scintillating azure waters. If you are looking for some me-time, consider these beaches while planning your next vacation.

Liku Beach

It is one of the breathtaking Fiji beaches (in the Mamanuca Island Group), famous for its beautiful sunsets every night.

Places to Visit in Fiji - Liku Beach

The beach also includes water sports activities like kayaking, snorkeling in Fiji, surfing, and many more.

Natadola Beach

When you are planning a Fiji vacation, we will certainly recommend this Fiji beach.This famous beach is located at Viti Levu, just 30 minutes from Nadi Airport. According to the locals, this beach is popular for swimming and Fiji surfing on all islands.

Places to Visit in Fiji - Natadola Beach

This little part of heaven along the reef-rich coral coast is one for magnificence and escapade. Close by, there is a golf course facing out over the ocean.

Long Beach, Nacula

Long beach in Nacula is one of the best coasts in the Yasawas. It’s a long swish of powdery sand easing into a glassy, cerulean sea. Swimming here at low tide is one of the popular things to do.

Blue Lagoon

It is the most popular Fiji beach in Yasawas, well-deserving of its star status. This beach is perfect for swimmers, snorkellers, divers, and people who want to traverse the island on the yacht.

Blue Lagoon

Pro tip

The snorkeling in Fiji here is rich in fish, but the coral has taken a thrashing over recent years. Step carefully to avoid any accidents.

Lavena Beach

Golden-sand Lavena beach is one of Fiji’s prime attractions, located east of Taveuni Island.
The best part of this Fiji beach is the Lavena Coastal Walk eco-route. This 5 km coastal walk starts from the Lavena village, follows the forest edge along the mesmerizing white sand of Lavena Beach, and ends up in the forests.

The “Return to the Blue Lagoon” movie with Milla Jovovich was shot here in 1991.
Fiji beaches offer various activities and adventures to its guests. From intense water sports like snorkeling in Fiji, Fiji surfing, etc., to more relaxed beach lounging, there is something for every kind of visitor in Fiji.

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Lavena Beach

The Yasawa Islands are an archipelago of 20 islets in the northwest part of Viti Levu. The island has few commercial shops and markets; it offers celestial natural beauty and breathtaking sights.
It is a popular honeymoon spot in Fiji, as here you are truly disconnected from everyday life and spend quality time with your partner.

Things to Do

  • Explore Sawa-I-Lau Caves
  • Go for a day trip to Mamanuca Islands
  • Relax at the Champagne Beach
  • Water sports include snorkeling, Fiji surfing, scuba diving, etc.

Places to stay
Many luxurious and affordable Fiji hotels will provide you with the best amenities and make your trip memorable.

  • Mantaray Island Resort ($105)
  • Boathouse Nanuya ($118)
  • Navutu Stars Resort ($274)

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Nadi

In the west part of Viti Levu, Nadi is a famous tourist spot in Fiji. This fantastic tourist place boasts some of the best restaurants, bars, shops, eateries, and vibrant nightlife.
Nadi is a popular tourist destination in Fiji due to its proximity to the international airport and its access to beautiful beaches and popular resorts.

Things to do

  • Visit the Sri Siva Subramaniya temple
  • Taste some authentic Fijian dishes
  • Rejuvenate yourself at the natural thermal springs at Sabto Mountains

Pro tip
Travellers can take day trips to nearby islands and enjoy activities such as snorkeling, diving, and surfing.

Places to stay
The place offers a lot of variation when it comes to staying. You will find everything here, from luxurious Fiji resorts to affordable Fiji hotels.

  • Hexagon International Hotel ($63)
  • Capricorn International Hotel ($71)
  • Aquarius on the beach ($80)

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Suva

There is no better place other than the capital city Suva to know the history of Fiji. The National Museum of Fiji truly portrays the 200 years of the island’s history and has more than 3,000 artifacts. The museum is located within Thurston Gardens, and you need at least 2 hours to know the overview of the island’s culture & history.

Nadi

The museum exhibits the indigenous culture of Fijians, British colonial history, the Indian population of the country, and Fiji’s natural history.

Things to do

  • Pick up some souvenirs at the gift shop of the museum
  • Attend a pottery demonstration class on Thursday or Friday
  • Enjoy your snacks at Mimosa café

Places to stay
The capital city is flooded with many affordable Fiji hotels that fulfil all your requirements to make your trip blissful.

    • Peninsula International hotel ($101)
    • Southern Cross Hotel Fiji ($104)
    • Novotel Suva Lami Bay ($166)

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Savusav

Situated on the northern side of Fiji, Savusavu is one of the hidden gems of Fiji.  Often addressed as “the hidden paradise of Fiji”, this place is known for unparalleled beauty, outstanding diving, local hospitality and eco-friendly Fiji resorts.
Savusavu

Things to do

  • Explore the local markets
  • Enjoy a cup of Fijian tea and sweet cream bun
  • Take a tour and learn more about the history of pearling in Fiji
  • Enjoy water sports like diving, kayaking
  • Refresh yourself at Savusavu hot water springs

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Fiji’s Rainforests

Fiji is home to several rainforests, some of the world’s most bio-diverse ecosystems. Fijian rainforests are the most undefiled rainforests on the planet.

Some of the rainforests include

  • Colo-i-Suva Forest Park
  • Koroyanitu National Heritage Park
  • Bouma National Heritage Park
  • Wasali Nature Reserve

Fiji’s Rainforests

Things to do

  • Explore the maze of lush palms and vines on horseback
  • Visit coconut plantations
  • Hike to the widespread corners of the island
  • Visit local villages and interact with the locals
  • Unearth the vivacious melodic birds that shaft amongst the canopy as you move from flawless natural pools to hilltops with spectacular landscapes.

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Mamanuca Islands

Are you an adventure buff? Then, you should include the Mamanuca Islands on your Fiji itinerary. This island is one of the best places to practice water sports activities like snorkeling in Fiji, parasailing, Fiji surfing, jet-skiing, kayaking, etc.

Things to do

  • Go for a helicopter tour to enjoy the bird’s eye view of the island. Since the island is adjacent to the main island Viti Levu, you will certainly get a better view of the place.
  • Stroll along the white sand beaches
  • Practice water sports

Places to stay

Check the following Fiji resorts and hotels to make your holiday more enjoyable.

  • Anchorage beach resort ($86)
  • Tanoa waterfront hotel ($133)
  • Funky Fish Beach Resort ($135)
Gardens of the Sleeping Giant

If you are a green thumb, this place is a must-visited in Fiji. It is located just 30 minutes away from Nadi and is a rewarding day trip.

Gardens of the Sleeping Giant
Earlier, this place was an abode to the private orchid collection for the famous Canadian TV actor Raymond Burr, who had a staycation here. But now, this garden is open and an ideal place to stroll around.The garden has a collection of more than 2000 species of orchids and a serene lily pond with tadpoles and frogs.

Things to do

  • Explore the garden on wooden boardwalks and stone pathways
  • Free guided tours will help you to know the history of the garden

Pro tip

Don’t forget to visit nearby Sabeto Hot Springs and the Mud Pool to enjoy a mud bath.

Sigatoka Sand Dunes National Park

Being the first national park of Fiji, Sigatoka sand dunes national park is ideal for hiking.
Nearly 60 km from the southern part of Nadi, this national park was built to protect the fragile ecosystem of coastal dunes near the Sigatoka River.

Fiji Vacation in Sigatoka Sand Dunes National Park

The dunes range in height from 20 to 60 meters, with mesmerizing views of the surf from the highest peaks.

Things to do

  • You can explore the park either a one-hour walk through a forest to the beach or a two-hour walk along the ridgeline.
  • The tour highlights many archaeological sites to see primeval Lapita artifacts, 2000 years old pottery, stone tools, and one of the biggest burial sites in the Pacific.
  • Bird-watching is also another popular thing that you can do here.
  • The small visitor centre portrays some artifacts and information about the history & ecology of the garden.

Places to Stay
Some of the best places to stay in Fiji,

  • Fiji Hideaway Resort and Spa ($106)
  • Likuri Island Resort Fiji ($108)
  • Gecko’s Resort ($112)

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Coral Coast and Pacific Harbor

The Coral Coast is located on the southern part of Viti Levu, and a vast bank of coral safeguards this part of the island. If you want to escape Nadi’s hustle and bustle areas, it’s one of the best places to stay in Fiji.

On the other hand, Pacific Harbor is an undisputed adventure capital of Fiji.

Things to do

  • Participate in water sports like skydiving, parasailing, and surfing in Fiji.
  • Enjoy hiking at Taveuni Hill Fort.
  • Take a river cruise through the craggy and scenic Namosi Highlands.

Pro tip
Kila Eco Adventure Park is only 20 minutes from Pacific Harbor, offering zip lining, ropes courses, and nature walks.

Some other prominent places in Fiji

  • Kula Eco Park
  • Udre Udre’s Grave
  • Denarau Island
  • Beqa Lagoon
  • Bouma National Heritage Park
  • Sawa-i-Lau Caves

Conclusion
We are sure you will be mesmerized by the list of the best places to visit in Fiji. Hence, ensure you don’t miss out on these attractions to enjoy your tropical vacation in Fiji wholeheartedly.

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FAQs

Which island is the best place to visit in Fiji?

Some of the best places to visit in Fiji,

  • Taveuni
  • Kadavu
  • Viti Levu
  • Ovalau
  • Mamanucas Islands
  • Yasawa Islands
  • Beqa

What are the top things to do in Fiji?

Popular activities along this coastal island include

  • Diving in Beqa Lagoon
  • Fishing in Fiji
  • Snorkeling in Fiji
  • Fiji surfing
  • Exploring the Sigatoka Sand Dunes National Park
  • Hiking at Taveuni Hill Fort
  • A river cruise ride on the beautiful Namosi Highlands

Which are the best places in Fiji for scuba diving?

Natadola Bay is a popular spot for diving and snorkeling. You will find some of the best underwater activities in stunning lustrous waters here.

What are some good places to visit around Suva, Fiji Islands?
Some good places to visit around Suva,

  • Dravuni Island
  • Colo-I-Suva Forest Park
  • Fiji Museum
  • Suva Municipal Market
  • Sacred Heart Cathedral

What are the top historical sights to see in Fiji?

  • Sacred Heart Cathedral
  • B26 Bomber Wreck, Beachcomber Island
  • Warrior Burial Cave, Taveuni
  • Naihehe Caves, Sigatoka
  • Momi Bay gun site
  • Udre Udre’s grave, Rakiraki
  • NAAG Mandir Temple, Labasa
  • Tavuni Hill Fort, Sigatoka

What is the best family-friendly Fiji Resort you prefer on your trip?

Grand West Villa (Nadi) is a budget-friendly family resort where you can enjoy your vacation with children and other family members.

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