The Fiji islands is a tranquil enclave of 330 islands, encompassed by a tropical backdrop. It is a magnificent union of nine islands, which ooze purely revitalising vibe to its visitors. By Ishani Singh
The Koroyanitu National Heritage Park
The park is a go-to place for ardent nature admirers. Within the park, people from six villages maintain the region from the money they earn from tourists. The park also offers hiking and trailing opportunities and tourists are advised to take a guide while exploring the park.
Navala is a 200-year-old picturesque village located in a mountainous landscape. Guests can take a tour of the village, savour the traditional Kava, mingle with the locals and try various activities such as coconut tree climbing to get a fulfilling traditional experience.
Hike The Sigatoka Sand Dunes
The Sigatoka Sand Dunes National Park is Fiji’s first National Park and a cultural heritage site. Visitors can take the the two-hour walk to visit old archaeological sites with a local guide and enjoy bird watching in the dry forests.
Natadola is one of the quaintest public beaches of Fiji. You can find beachside stalls set up by locals, which offer relaxing coconut massages, horse riding and sell colourful souvenirs. The Intercontinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa is a luxury hotel located on the beach, which comes with a golf-course and full-service spa. Snorkelling is an activity recommended at this scenic beach to witness colourful parrot fish and experience the marine life underneath the crystal blue waters.
Starting from the peaks of Mount Gordon, the Navua river is 56-km long and merges with the Pacific Ocean at Viti Levu’s Southern coast. The rapid currents provide a fantastic opportunity for rafting and give you an exhilarating experience of sliding over rocky canyons.
Daily flights to the Nadi International Airport (West) and Nausori International Airport (East) are available from Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai and Kochi. There are no direct flights to Fiji and the most common layovers on the route are Singapore and Australia.
Emaho Sekawa Fiji Luxury Resort, Savusavu
The resort is an exclusive, five-star luxurious escape located in a charming environment. Bound by acres of dense tropical rainforest and offering a bird’s-eye view of the Vanua Levu Island, this ideal retreat is the perfect option to experience a blissful and memorable stay.
Prices starting at INR 84,000 per night
Shangri-La’s Fijian Resort & Spa, Yanuca Island
The Fijian Resort and Spa is a paradise of 442 rooms, located in the womb of serenity and comfort. The resort consists of rooms featuring furnished décor along with family and adult-based zones. CHI, The Spa at the resort offers local, home-based techniques and ingredients to give the guests a relaxing massage and also offers locally prepared body scrubs along with rejuvenating facials.
Prices starting at INR 10,500 per night
Fiji has a warm tropical climate, ideal for holidaying at the beach. Maximum temperatures seldom jump over the 31°C to 26°C range throughout the year. Tropical cyclonic storms are a common occurrence between November to April. The best time to visit the Fiji Islands is between late October to early November.
For more information related to your travel, you can visit the official website of Fiji Tourism.