Fiji is a tropical archipelago state known especially for its stunning nature and friendly people.
According to countryaah, the Republic of the Fiji Islands is located in the South Pacific Ocean north of New Zealand. The country consists of 333 islands, of which only about a hundred are inhabited. The largest islands are Viti Levu and Vanua Levu, which are home to the majority of the country’s population.
Fiji is suitable for nature tourists
Short for FJ by abbreviationfinder, Fiji is especially known for its nature and fauna, diving opportunities and tropical climate. It is a suitable holiday destination especially for nature tourists, divers, and honeymooners.
In Fiji’s tropical marine climate, the annual temperature changes are small and the archipelago does not experience actual rainy seasons. On average, the islands have 16 rainy days a month, often with deafening, warm tropical rain.
The country’s average daytime temperature varies between 20 and 30 degrees, with nighttime temperatures often remaining between 18 and 20 degrees. The warmest is in January-March and the coolest in July-August.
Active beach holidays
Fiji’s climate and beaches make the archipelago an excellent beach holiday destination. There are many activities on the islands, such as hiking, boating and bird watching.
The archipelago is also especially known as a diving destination. Shopping opportunities can be found mainly in Nadi and the country’s capital Suva. In general, the price level is relatively inexpensive.
Fijians are relaxed, friendly and accustomed to tourists. Fiji is a safe holiday destination. The tourist gets along well in English, as English is one of the official languages.
FLIGHTS, ACCOMMODATION AND MOVEMENT IN FIJI
The easiest way to get to Fiji is by plane and flights can be booked through several companies. However, flights often include several stopovers and travel times can be long.
You can fly to the islands via Los Angeles in the USA or Sydney in Australia, for example. Flight prices range from € 3,000 to € 7,000, but prices can vary greatly depending on the time of travel.
Luxury hotels and small inns
There is a wide range of accommodation options, especially on the largest islands and cities. A popular destination, Fiji offers luxury hotels, but also more modest and affordable inns.
The cost of housing varies greatly depending on the desired level. The price of a hotel night varies from twenty euros to hundreds of euros.
Take a bus or taxi
Traveling by bus is one of the most important modes of transportation in Fiji. Public transport works well, especially in cities, and smaller villages can also be easily reached by bus. Taxis are another convenient means of transport and the price level of taxis is considerably lower than in Finland.
Renting a car is a popular way to explore Fiji and a rental car costs around $ 100 Fijian (about € 40) per day. However, the country has a traffic culture quite different from the Finnish one and left-hand traffic.
TRAVEL DESTINATIONS IN FIJI
Shop in Nad
Located in the western part of Viti Levu, the town of Nadi is one of Fiji’s most popular tourist destinations. Nadi has more hotels than anywhere else in Fiji.
Nadi has good shopping opportunities and the city is close to many interesting places to visit, such as the great Hindu temple. There is also an international airport on the outskirts of the city.
For a city break in Suva
The capital of Fiji, Suva, is the largest city in the archipelago. In Suva, you can enjoy a city break in shopping malls, restaurants and nightclubs. The city also hosts many events.
Suva has good transport connections around Fiji, so you can go from the city to smaller villages in the archipelago or go on nature excursions.
Diving on the coral coast
The Coral Coast is one of the island’s most popular places to visit and an excellent stop for sun worshipers and divers.
The coral coast of Viti Levu has many hotels, long white sandy beaches and diving opportunities. The coral coast is easily accessible from Nadi and Suva, for example.