Top 5 Destinations for a Fijian Getaway with Friends
Catch up with friends on island time and leave your cares behind when you and your mates escape to Fiji! Whether you’ve been meaning to get together up for days, months, or years, this South Pacific paradise is the obvious option. Close enough to home to avoid travel-time blues yet far enough away to feel like another world entirely. Jet-set to your exclusive island holiday with our top 5 destinations—sure to please even the pickiest members of your group!
There are definite benefits to staying close to the heart of things, as you’ll experience on this small island just 20 minutes from the international airport in Nadi. Known for its five-star resorts, vibrant luxury, and world-class shopping, on Denarau you’ll be close to everything the city has to offer while staying immersed in that tropical island feel. With a short stroll to the port of Denarau, your group will also be in prime position for travel to the outer islands.
Back on mainland Vitu Levu, traditional village life meets luxury where the Sigatoka River meets the famous Coral Coast. This spot is popular for surfing holidays, with plenty of other activities to satisfy the whole group. Sigatoka is a commercial hub for surrounding towns, making for great shopping at the market and town centre. Or sign up for of one of the tours to neighbouring villages or Naihehe Cannibal Caves for an immersive experience none of the group will forget!
Next port of call: an authentic, intimate island experience in the Mamanuca island group. This is your postcard-perfect island escape. Get ready for 174 acres of tropical rainforest, white sand beaches and stunning coral reefs paired with warm hospitality. This tropical playground is also perfect for enjoying group water sports, dolphin safaris or some serious hammock hangs.
Malolo is replete with rustic charm, owned by a local Fijian family, combining all of the character of the colonial past with breezy beach-style cottages and bures. Rekindle connections and make new memories with your mates as you disconnect from the modern world. The only distractions here are the abundant activities on offer and outstanding natural beauty. Or, if you’re looking for a change of pace, check out nearby Cloud 9, Fiji’s floating party paradise!
Can’t decide on a single destination? Leave the crowds and your cares behind when you explore the remote northern Yasawa Islands group with Captain Cook Cruises. Discover the natural beauty of these volcanic islands and more while your group enjoys personalised service and maximum relaxation. With all the facilities at your fingertips, including a pool, sundeck, 2 bars, spa, and plenty of day trips and island stops. Perfect for group luxury escapes!
Post by Alana Eising
Alana is a writer and a wanderer who almost always wishes she were somewhere else. That’s why she writes about the fabulous places she’s been, and all the destinations left on her bucket list.