Fiji is a magical beach destination for couples, families, and solo travelers alike. Whether you’re looking to relax on the beach, hike through tropical rainforests, or discover ancient cultures, Fiji is the ultimate vacation destination! The warm blue waters, stunning wildlife, and inviting weather will beckon you to extend your stay.
Here are our top 10 can’t-miss experiences in Fiji:
Diving in the wonderful South Pacific Ocean. Image: Matangi Private Island Resort
Fiji offers two of the most beautiful reefs: The Great Astrolabe Reef and The Great Sea Reef. The Great Astrolabe Reef is the world’s fourth-largest barrier reef which curls around the southern island of Kadavu. The Great Sea Reef is a coral reef off the northwestern island of Vanua Levu. Both of the reefs have wonderful snorkeling opportunities, where you’ll have the opportunity to view an abundance of wildlife, including eagle and manta rays, green turtles, and spinner dolphins.
2. River & Cave Safaris
Explore the lush jungles of the islands by boat. Image: Tourism Fiji
Experience a safari on a jet boat while having a grand cultural adventure. Take a 15-kilometer journey up the lush, green Sigatoka Valley to visit a Fijian Village. Learn local customs and hear legendary tales on the Sigatoka River. All of these things can be done while exploring the lush jungles via river and cave safaris.
3. Kids’ Clubs
Fiji is a wonderful getaway for families and the resort kids’ clubs can be a great part of that experience! Most Fiji resorts, excluding the adults-only options, offer a wide variety of fun activities for children, including educational games and adventures that take advantage of the natural beauty of the islands.
4. Tropical Spas
The one of a kind spa at Namale. Image: Namale Resort
Tropical spas can complete your trip while in Fiji. Many resorts have beautifully curated treatment options using locally inspired methods and ingredients—the award-winning spa at Namale Resort is just the place to melt away your stress and enjoy the relaxing spa day!
5. Kava Ceremony
A part of Fijian tradition and culture, the kava ceremony can be experienced when visiting a local tribe. The kava ceremony brings two families together and after the ceremony, they are brought together as one. The ceremony includes dancing, music, and overall celebration. It’s a great way to immerse yourself in the local culture.
6. Island Hopping
One of the many amazing sandbars you can find in Fiji. Image: Royal Davui Island Resort
A perfect day in Fiji involves lying on the deck of a yacht, smelling the salty sea breeze, enjoying an abundance of seafood, and snorkeling. Join a cruise or charter a private yacht to explore the many islands of Fiji.
7. Hiking the Falls of Taveuni
The magical Falls of Taveuni. Image: Taveuni Island Resort
Looking for some outdoor adventure? Just off of Vanua Levu’s east coast is Taveuni Island, also known as Fiji’s Garden of Eden. More than 80 percent of the island is protected within the Bouma National Heritage Park. Drink in the gorgeous scenery of rare orchids, prehistoric tree ferns, untouched waterfalls, and natural waterslides.
8. Living Over the Water
Fiji’s only overwater bungalows. Image: Likuliku Lagoon Resort
Likuliku Lagoon Resort is home to Fiji’s only overwater bungalows. With immaculate lagoon views, enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner while relaxing over the water. Glass floor and counters let the blue waters of Fiji emanate throughout your entire suite.
9. Dropping Out on Matangi Island
The beautifully blue waters of Horseshoe Bay. Image: Matangi Private Island Resort
Located north of Taveuni is Matangi Private Island Resort. The thatched-roof bures peek out through the lush jungle canopy. Here you can wade out and snorkel directly off the beach. You can also spend your day out at Horseshoe Bay or enjoy a lazy afternoon under the sun.
10. Dining on the Beach
Celebrating a special occasion or romantic getaway? Let us arrange a private dinner just for you! Enjoy a gourmet dinner with your feet in the sand, or perhaps you’d prefer a cave filled with magical candlelight. Watch the sunset with no one else in sight and raise a glass to relaxing in paradise!