Some tropical islands sound too good to be true and Fiji, which is actually made up of over 300 islands, falls into that category. Situated in the South Pacific Ocean, the islands offer a haven, away from the bustling world outside. A Fiji vacation can be used to relax on the beach, go sightseeing or to indulge in adventure sports. The tropical weather brings sunshine for most of the time with some showers which are quickly over. Fiji has one of the lowest crime rates in the world and has eliminated major tropical diseases including malaria. English, Bau Fijian, Hindi and Urdu are the languages spoken. The two main islands are Viti Levu and Vanua Levu.
The scenery is wonderful with rainforest, beaches, clear waters and coral reefs. People love to snorkel here, sometimes swimming with manta rays or to scuba dive round the Astrolabe Reef. You can hire jet boats or go rafting over the rapids. Hikers love to explore the forests and caves. The Nadia Area is a favorite haunt of surfers. This region is where the airport is sited and there is a market here, which specializes in hand, crafted souvenirs. There is something for everyone on a Fiji vacation.
The Coral Coast is known for its beautiful lagoons and beaches. This is where the sugar cane is grown. The northern coast is referred to as The Sunshine Coast. It has a dry climate and rugged, mountainous scenery. Pacific Harbor was developed as a tourist attraction for a Fiji vacation and contains an 18-hole championship golf course. Known as the Adventure Capital of Fiji, there is also diving sites nearby and it’s a favorite with fishing enthusiasts. You can go on a boat trip down the Navua River and see the waterfalls and villages. Other sporting opportunities here include horseback riding, water skiing, windsurfing, sea kayaking and jet skiing. There are also live shows, shops, restaurants and fire walking displays.
Suva is the capital of the islands and has more urban attractions. There are shops, restaurants and nightclubs. It still has its share of markets to give local flavor and cultural museums. Sightseeing tours can be booked from here. The town gives another insight into a Fiji vacation, with its historical interest and mixture of contemporary and colonial architecture.
The islands are a fascinating blend of traditional culture, history, adventure and modern amenities. There is a wide choice of accommodation to suit different pockets. A Fiji vacation is a plane ride away to friendly islanders and incredibly blue lagoons. So next time you are thinking about planning a great vacation, I would suggest that you consider a Fiji Vacation.