Fiji was a relatively well-kept secret by the islands' indigenous people until around 1987, today; it is a booming tourist destination with over 300 islands in its archipelago. After 1987, the secret was out and more and more visitors turned into permanent residents creating a multi-cultural society with an interesting and unique blend of Chinese, European, Indian, Melanesian, Micronesian, and Polynesian influences.
The Fiji Islands are home in the South Pacific Ocean west of Tonga, east of Vanuatu, and south of Tuvalu is one of the more developed of the Pacific island economies offering resources in fish, forest, and minerals. Tourism is one of the major contributors to the economy of Fiji along with their sugar exports, which is one-third of their industry activity.
The island of Fiji has much to offer to all our senses from spectacular blue lagoons, to palm covered beaches to rugged mountains. A Fiji vacation offers more than just eye candy. There are many adventures awaiting under the sea with scuba diving and snorkeling as one of the top picks for this enchanting land.
Travel to Fiji has never been easier with several flights and cruises departing at various times throughout the year. The time for Fiji travel is practically any time of the year according to the activities you wish to enjoy and of course, the weather has to play a part in any Fiji vacation. You will find there are a variety of airlines that will accommodate your travel to Fiji. Fiji travel all around the islands is simple due to the fact of the friendliest of the people. All you have to do is ask. The local residents will tell you the best ways to travel to Fiji islands and around the various islands you wish to explore.
A Fiji Islands vacation is one that offers relaxation among white sandy beaches, coconut palm trees, and lagoons with brilliant blue waters. The stress of every day life will melt away with the setting sun over the South Pacific Ocean as you lie quietly on the beach or view the awesome scene on the balcony of your resort hotel room. However, you may have a bit more in store for your Fiji Islands vacation and wish to get out there to see all the sights. One of the most popular areas to visit is Nadi.
Nadi is home on the western side of the main island of Viti Levu and offers some of the best Fiji tours for this area along with wonderful accommodations such as hotels and hostels for your Fiji travel. One great half-day tour begins in Nadi and takes you to the Garden of the Sleeping Giant just north of Nadi airport. Taking this local tour will be one of highlights of your Fiji Islands vacation as you will be able to view an exotic 50-acre garden created by Raymond Burr of Perry Mason and Ironside. You can even find a variety of other transportation options to visit all the sights around the island of Fiji such as taxicabs.
When you are ready to book your flight or hotel accommodations, you may wish to learn about the various events that are going on during your stay on the island of Fiji. Once you know everything you wish to see and do you will be able to relax and enjoy your Fiji vacation while partaking of all the cultural events along with discovering all the villages and attractions that Fiji travel has in store.
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