Know before you go: Seven Great Things About Fiji
Have you been dreaming of an island getaway? If the pristine beaches which crystal clear water, coconut trees, awesome huts and unspoiled white sand isn’t enough to convince you, then you are about to discover the top seven reasons why Fiji should be at the top of your travel list.
Famed for their welcoming hospitality, wherever you go in Fiji you will always hear one word from Fijians with a friendly smile – BULA! While English is an official language, and most Fijians speak English to a certain level, you will hear Bula and Vinaka frequently throughout your stay. Bula is the Fijian greeting and Vinaka means thank you.
If you want experience the true Fiji, then staying in a Bure is an absolute must. The typical lodging in Fiji is known as a bure, which is traditional thatched-roof wood bungalow set along the beach or inserted against fringe of tropical foliage.
World Famous Diving and Snorkelling
Fiji perfectly located in one of the world’s premier diving spots, the stunningly beautiful Coral Coast. The Coral Coast is the perfect option for both new divers looking to learn, or devoted divers who can’t get enough of the vibrancy and beauty of the coral reef and marine life. There are thousand species of beautiful fishes and different varieties of brightly coloured sponges and coral, making Fiji an awesome destination for snorkelling as well.
No trip to Fiji is complete without a taste of Kava. A fixture of Fijian Culture, Kava is a drink made with the pepper plant. It creates a numbing sensation in the mouth and has a relaxing effect on the drinker. It’s a much loved and respected local custom here in Fiji and it is most commonly used to welcome visitors.
You can’t go on a holiday without a little indulging in the local cuisine. Seafood is a essential part the Fijian cuisine, with some of the more popular varieties being mahi-mahi, tuna, snapper, pawns and lobster. Also due to its warm climate, Fiji is home to many natural fruits including pineapples, watermelon, coconuts, cantaloupe and more. These sweet treats will make your stay in Fiji even sweeter
Fiji is just not for those wanting a relaxing holiday, Fiji has a whole host of activities that will satisfy even the most adventurous adrenaline junkies. Visitors to Fiji, can kayak or raft the Navua River, take a jet boat safari up the Sigatoka River, or go hiking, mountain biking, zip-lining, surfing, sky-diving, parasailing, or shark-feeding.
Fiji has pleasant temperatures ranging between 26 and 31 degrees Celsius all year round, meaning it’s always warm in Fiji! The best time to visit Fiji is during peak season of July through to September because it is mostly dry and sunny during these months.
Contact Crusoe’s Retreat:
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