Fiji
Fiji
By Vanessa Brown

Located in the beautiful South Pacific, The Republic of Fiji is one of the most visually alluring places on earth. With crystal clear warm waters and a welcoming atmosphere, this island location is the essence of a true tropical paradise. Commonly known as the Fiji Islands, this island nation is part of Melanesia. Inhabited since around 5000 BC this island nation is an archipelago of more than 332 islands, of which 110 are permanently inhabited, and more than 500 islets. At Whatscheaper.com we urge all lovers of sand and surf to consider this lush, tropical getaway as a must-see destination.

Visitors to Fiji may enter by airport as well as by boat. When entering by boat please check with the US State Department’s travel alerts as the procedure is subject to change. WhatsCheaper.com would also like travelers to note that if you are traveling to the Lau group of islands by yacht, you need special permission from your first port of entry into Fiji. When arriving in Fiji by air passengers have two choices: The Nadi International Airport (NAN) is located 9 km north of central Nadi and is the largest Fijian hub. Nausori International Airport (SUV) is about 23 kilometers northeast of downtown Suva. Either is an excellent start to a wonderful trip. WhatsCheaper.com suggests that guests follow this (http://www.whatscheaper.com/flight.php) to start planning a trip by air. Upon arrival guests will find that the hotels and resorts in Fiji are some of the best in the world. From 5 star pampering to rough adventure there is something for everyone. WhatsCheaper.com has provided this (http://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php) to accommodations so that guests may begin searching for the right room, right now!

There is never a dull moment in Fiji. From the minute of arrival guests can choose to do as much or as little as they please. One can stroll the glimmering white beaches at sunset, snorkel, dive, surf or kayak; everything is available. For those seeking a little more exotic and thrilling trip guests may go whitewater rafting on the crystal clear and clean waterways, cruise the ocean around the mainland, trek the rainforest, or backpack the outer islands. The wilds and wilderness of the Fijian Islands will delight anyone seeking adventure.

For those who prefer urban thrills; Fiji has something for you. Nadi is the local jet town full of action, adventure, and intrigue. This bustling city of jammed streets, exquisite shopping, alluring shops and

As one of the premiere beach destinations of the world it is no surprise that The Republic of Fiji has become a world leader is sustainable eco tourism. The many eco-resorts, lodges, and village homestays make it a wonderful way to see the world and reduce ones carbon footprint at the same time. WhatsCheaper.com urges guests to follow this [LINK] to accommodations and begin looking at eco-resorts today. Guests to Fiji can also enjoy bird watching, and other animal rich, eco friendly activities that will create memories to last a lifetime.

As a place of rich culture, diversity and history Fiji also has a wide array of cultural activities available. Guests can visit a welcoming village to explore and understand the unique culture and history of the native people. Here learners can observe ladies creating mats, masi (tapa) hats, fans and baskets from natural materials found on the islands. There are many other traditional demonstrations available such as pottery, but the most drawing to visitors has always been storytelling. Storytelling includes such topics as history, legends, and traditional local medicines. No visit to Fiji would be complete without experiencing a traditional kava session, meke (traditional song and dance), and a cultural feast. WhatsCheaper.com encourages guests to travel to Fiji and explore the rich cultural history of the area. 

No matter the time of year, Fiji is always a wonderful choice. Whether the goal is to relax and unwind or to explore and enjoy WhatsCheaper.com suggests Fiji as your ultimate tropical Island Getaway.

MUST SEE IN Fiji LIST:

  • 1. Garden of the Sleeping Giant, Nadi
  • 2. Fiji Museum, Suva
  • 3. Lavena Coastal Walk, Taveuni Island
  • 4. Sigatoka River Safari, Sigatoka
  • 5. Kula Eco Park, Sigatoka
  • 6. South Beach, Mana Island
  • 7. Tomb of Udre Udre, Rakiraki
  • 8. Bouma National Heritage Park, Taveuni Island
  • 9. Parliament Building, Suva
  • 10. Arts Village, Pacific Harbour

Fiji EVENT CALENDAR:

  • 1. Holi - February/March
  • 2. Ram Naumi - March/April
  • 3. Ratu Sir Lala Sukuna Day - May
  • 4. National Youth Day - May
  • 5. Queen's Birthday - June
  • 6. Bula Festival - August
  • 7. Hisbiscus Carnival - August
  • 8. Sugar Festival - September
  • 9. Coral Coast Festival - September
  • 10. Fiji Day - October

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Sheraton Fiji Resort
Denarau Island South, Nadi, Fiji
By Katelyn Mohney

The Sheraton Fiji Resort is located in Nadi, Fiji on Denarau Island. Once you have arrived at the hotel, you will have complementary usage of the Bula Bus which takes visitors to various places of entertainment and business around the island. Car rentals are also available.

For your stay, choose from rooms which face the tropical gardens, the ocean, or both the ocean and the tropical gardens. All rooms feature Sheraton Sweet Sleeper beds with feather pillows. Cable television is available for viewing on a 32" flat screen. Movies can be purchased for viewing directly through the television. Every room includes a personal safe for storage of valuables, a hairdryer, iron and ironing board. Heat and air conditioning is controlled in each individual room for maximum comfort. High speed internet access can be purchased for a daily fee.

Presidential Suites are available and feature all the luxuries of the other guest rooms and more. The Suites consist of a master bedroom containing a king-size Sheraton Sweet Sleeper bed with feather pillows and 32" flat screen television, a living area with comfortable furniture and an LCD television for entertainment, a dining room with a table that seats 8 guests and a kitchenette the includes all the comforts of home. Each Suite includes a private balcony located off of the master bedroom and another furnished balcony located off of the lounge that allows visitors to enjoy the sunsets from the privacy and comfort of their rooms.

The hotel has some great amenities for guests of the hotel to take advantage of. Cool off in the hotel's lagoon-style swimming pool and enjoy a refreshing beverage at the pool-side Flying Fish bar. Stay active at the fitness center or with the golf and racquet clubs. For meal time, choose from any of the 5 restaurants featured in the hotel. Children under 12 can stay free, dine for free and play for free at the Lai Lai Kids Club. Babysitters are also available for hire through the reception desk.

Get away to the Sheraton Fiji Resort on your next trip. WhatsCheaper.com can assist with booking your hotel reservations. Just click here (http://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php) to get started.

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Westin Denarau Island Resort & Spa, Fiji
Denarau Island North, Nadi, Fiji
By Anne T. Parker

After arriving at Nadi International Airport (NAN), you’ll find 24-hour taxi service to the Westin Denarau Resort & Spa. The resort is located in the heart of the South Pacific’s tourist destinations on beautiful Denarau Island. You’ll find easy access to major attractions such as the Port Denarau Marina, the Kula Bird Park, the Garden of the Sleeping Giant, Natadola Beach, and shopping at Nadi Town. The resort provides free car service to Port Denarau Marina and 24-hour concierge service to maximize your enjoyment of this fabulous paradise. The resort has 273 guest rooms with location choices that include a Tropical Garden View, Ocean View, Oceanfront, Oceanfront Suites, and Royal and Regent Suites. Check-in time is 3 p.m., but early check-in is available for FJ$70 plus taxes. The resort allows a maximum of 2 children to sleep for free in a guest room with existing bedding. Cots are available for a nominal fee.

The rooms are air-conditioned and spacious with Fijan-inspired décor. All rooms are equipped with a 32” TV with satellite channels, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, dual telephone lines, international direct dialing, and a coffee and tea making station. Wired broadband internet service is available for a nominal fee. Wireless internet is available in the resort lobby. The resort offers an incomparable sleep experience with Westin’s Heavenly Bed®. Guests are provided with cotton bathrobes and slippers. All rooms are 100% smoke free.

The Westin Denarau Island Resort & Spa is part of the expansive Sheraton & Westin Resorts complex, which encompasses 60 acres in a lush tropical, oceanfront setting that includes private beaches, an 18-hole golf course, tennis courts, swimming pools, a full-service gym, and numerous bars and restaurants. Guests at the Westin Denarau have access to amenities at both resorts. The Heavenly Spa by Westin™ offers a host of relaxation and treatment packages that are designed to awaken the senses and provide an unrivaled sense of well-being.

Check-out is at noon, but guests can stay up to 6 p.m. for a fee of FJ$99 plus taxes. No matter what brings you to Fiji, a stay at the Westin Denarau Island Resort & Spa will provide the full cultural flavor or Fiji and all the comforts of a world-class hotel. WhatsCheaper.com can assist with your reservations now by clicking on the link below: (http://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php).

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Fiji Beach Resort and Spa Managed by Hilton
Denarau Island, Nadi, 0, Fiji
By Chelsea Herskovitz

Ready to get away from the mountain of files on your desk and dishes that seem never ending? Situated on 1.5km of private beach, the Fiji Beach Resort and Spa by Hilton is guaranteed to help you relax during your holiday in Fiji.  Conveniently located just 20 minutes from Nadi International Airport (NAN), the hotel is easily accessible by hotel shuttle, taxi, and has available self-parking. WhatsCheaper.com invites you to sit back, relax, and allow us (them?) to do all the work by clicking (insert link here).

After a 3 p.m. check-in, guests can drops their bags in the hotels variety of rooms. From garden views rooms to executive suites able to accommodate the entire family, all guests will enjoy floor to ceiling windows, patio doors, private balcony, access to high-speed Internet, flat-screen TV and separate bathtub and walk-in shower. The variety of rooms and included amenities makes the room ideal for all types of travelers.

Prepare to wake up in the morning to fresh cut fruit at the hotel’s buffet breakfast and spend your days lounging on the private beach or by one of the seven pools on property. At night, enjoy some of the best food Fiji has to offer at one of the hotels beachfront restaurants. Guests have access to a wide range of amenities including business center, childcare services, beachfront location with private beach, seven different swimming pools, and spa. Don’t forget to take advantage of the on-site jet skis and water skiing! With all this hotel has to offer you’ll forget about all of the hustle and bustle back home.

If you’re looking to get off hotel property for the day, WhatsCheaper.com recommends signing up for a day trip to explore a nearby island, taking a stroll through the Nausori Highlands, playing a round of golf, or just spending the day shopping.

Sound like the perfect island escape for you and your loved ones? Then WhatsCheaper.com looks forward to hearing from you and helping to plan your getaway to Fiji. Click here (http://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php) to get started today!

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