As the sun sets over the horizon on your first evening, the gentle night air lightly teases as you watch the shoreline drift into the distance; only the sound lapping waves and the twinkling stars to keep you company. After a relaxing night’s sleep, you wake to find the sun begins to rise over the glistening, azure waters. And as you sail onto your first destination of the day, you watch as fish playfully dart back and forth beneath the surface, the colors shimmering like a rainbow. Do you sit back and watch the world drift by or do you dive into the inviting waters and start of your own journey of discovery? The choice, as ever, is yours.
With over 330 islands to explore, this picture perfect destination has to be seen to be believed. The star of numerous movies, we take you to a few of our personal favorites, including Castaway Island, where just like Tom Hanks, you can befriend your very own ‘Wilson’ as you walk along the beach. Or how about a trip to the beautiful Nacula Island and the Blue Lagoon, made famous by Brooke Shields and Christopher Atkins in the 1980 film of the same name?
Fiji is steeped in tradition and you’ll experience the unique opportunity to meet with the Village Chief and perform the ancient ritual of Sevu Sevu before he grants you permission to visit his island and the surrounding waters.
The Mamanuca and Yasawa islands of Fiji offer diving enthusiasts the perfect underwater haven to explore unique cave systems, coral reefs, and marine life, including the chance to swim the marvelous manta rays. Whilst the seductive, palm-tree lined white sandy beaches offer some shade from the heat of the sun, whether you choose to catch some rays or just relax with a good book.
If action and adventure are more your style, then Fiji offers some of the finest water sports in the world. It’s no secret that surfers love Fiji’s waters, whilst closer to the shore you can enjoy stand-up paddle boards and kayaking.
Onshore, the sweet, heady, tropical scent of the native Frangipani flower lingers in the air as you take a romantic stroll with a loved one, watching the local fishermen bring in the catch of the day or perusing the local handicrafts.
Considered to be one of the friendliest island nations in the world, Fijians are warm and welcoming, and you’ll soon fit comfortably into their way of life. After all, there’s no time like ‘Fiji Time’!
Offering visitors, a year-round climate, Fiji is situated in the South Pacific. Approximately eleven hours from Los Angeles, some daily flights are direct and some require a stopover in Hawaii – and we can think of worse places for a stopover!