A tropical paradise with warm weather and waters to match. Where the locals smile a lot and have a genuine love of family and children. Walk off the sand and snorkel and dive coral reefs; deep cavernous reefs filled with loads of brightly coloured fish.
Where 'Fiji time' means to take it easy and slow and where there's a "Bula" at every turn. Happy, smiling, relaxed.
An archipelago of more than 332 islands, from Australia, it's located off our east coast and lines up somewhere between Cairns and Townsville. About a 4 hour flight from Sydney or the Gold Coast and even closer for the Kiwis.
Surf, dive, fish, sail, golf, swim, snorkel, get your hair braided, massage, play footy with the locals, even AFL and soccer! The girls love netball and to skip. Or just sit back, lie back and totally relax.
Remember to pack your swimsuits, at least 2 as you'll be living in them. A sarong, kaftan or three to laze about the pool, take out to lunch or grab late afternoon drinks and jazz up for dinner. A wide brim hat and rash vest to keep the rays at bay especially when snorkeling and reef walking and a trusty big fold flat beach bag to carry all those essentials around.
Fiji is great for a family break, a romantic escape for couples and a great place for a destination wedding or special celebration with family and friends.
Tips from other Holiday Girls
A Kid Who Loves Doing Cartwheels
I went to: Fiji
Best Thing I Did: Snorkel with the bright tropical fish in the coral reef
Glad I Packed My: Togs, I lived in them.
Best Place to Eat: Around the pool; fancy juice cocktails and icecream.
Mum to 3 fabulous babies and S&S is one!
I went to: The Intercontinental Resort, Fiji.
Best Thing I Did: Relax back into Fiji time and explore the reef
Glad I Packed My: Rashie! That sun is sizzling. A sarong was a must too.
Best Place to Eat: Navo with out a doubt. Superb and worth saving for.
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