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Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in the Yasawa Islands, Fiji your home away from home

The Yasawa Islands are the perfect place for doing absolutely nothing, then resting afterwards! Popular with backpackers and well-travelled tourists, the islands have jagged mountain peaks, stunning beaches and excellent snorkeling. The best way to get around the islands is by walking or by taking the catamaran and island hopping. English is widely spoken and the Fiji dollar is the local currency, although credit cards are widely accepted.  

Things to Do in the Yasawa Islands, Fiji

Enjoy the “Bula” welcome offered by the locals Fijians. This will include broad smiles, a cool tropical fruit punch and the welcome “Bula” song. Explore your own piece of paradise then spend the evening dancing, laughing and making new friends in the resort’s bars and restaurants. Relax in a hammock, take boat trips to other islands, or just soak up the sun on the white sand beaches. Swimming, snorkeling and scuba diving are all easy to enjoy in the perfect warm clear waters of the coral lagoons. Sailing, windsurfing, waterskiing, canoeing, kayaking  and parasailing are all popular activities across the islands. Island hop on the Yasawa Flyer or go hill walking on the local trails around your Yasawa Island holiday rental. Taking yacht charters and small ship cruises for 3 or 4 nights are the perfect way to see more of these idyllic islands and atolls.

Places to Visit in the Yasawa Islands, Fiji

There are not many places to go, just 29 more islands to explore using the Yasawa catamaran. The Waya Islands in the southern part of the Yasawa group has high mountain peaks, dramatic rock cliffs and fantastic coastal walking trails. The deep bays and pretty local villages draw cruising yachts to moor, which make a pretty picture. Visit the local fishing villages and the plantations, tour the local school or hear the church choir sing. Kuata Island is uninhabited and offers excellent snorkeling and diving. The Blue Lagoon, immortalized in the Brooke Shields movie, is at the south end of Yasawa Island and visitors can swim in the lagoon, with its hidden interlinked chambers and underwater caves.

Weather in the Yasawa Islands, Fiji

Yasawa Island is in the sunniest and driest part of Fiji, and it enjoys tropical warm sunshine all year round. Daytime temperatures average 28°C (82°F), with night-time lows averaging 22°C (72°F). Ocean temperatures are ideal for swimming and average 26°C (79°F) all year round.

 

Travel to the Yasawa Islands, Fiji

The two main international airports are both on the main island of Viti Levu in Fiji. Nadi (NAN) airport is 8km (5 miles) north of Nadi town and has several international flights each day. The Suva (SUV) Airport is at Nausuri and is the hub for internal flights. From Viti Levu the Yasawa Flyer catamaran transports guests to their Yasawa Islands holiday rental by boat.

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