Being the capital of Viti Levu, Fiji, Suva is a mixture of old and new, where traditions and history collide perfectly with expanding shopping malls, night clubs and nightlife, entertainment and modern tourist attractions. Suva is a great place to begin your Fiji vacation and use this city as your base to explore and discover all that Viti Levu has to offer. Suva isn’t anything like the tropical paradise of the surrounding islands, but instead you will find here plenty of places to eat from cafes to restaurants, interesting markets where you can brush up on your bartering and an esplanade that offers a relaxed and laidback vibe. You can easily spend a couple of days here, shopping, dining and enjoying the nightlife that Suva is famous for.
There is a great selection of accommodation to suit all travellers in Suva, from cheap hostels for backpackers through to wonderful family accommodation, resorts and hotels. Even the top rated properties in Suva will be affordable and place you close to all that this city has to offer. Wander down to the harbour where you can venture out for the day for a day of sailing and cruising, enjoy the ocean waters where there is an abundance of scuba diving and snorkelling treats to discover or simply just kick back and sail around the fringing Fijian Islands that lie closely to Suva, which lies on the south east coast of Viti Levu.
While in Suva you must visit the Fijian Museum where you will find a huge collection of the islands historical artefacts and interesting displays. Walk through the Botanical Gardens and find yourself enjoying beautiful plants and tropical gardens that Fiji is renowned for. Being perched high upon the mountain and overlooking the ocean waters, Suva provides beautiful vistas and wonderful lookouts to wake up to every morning. Set out to discover the city secretes for yourself or join a sightseeing tour around the city or set out further afield for a day of wonderful sights and delights that you will never forget. Food lovers, nature lovers, anyone searching for that ideal holiday, families wishing to get away and enjoy an affordable holiday with the kids jam packed full of fun and entertainment and travellers looking for adventures and excitement will find it all in Suva.
Dawn until dusk and then on into the night, there are plenty of things to see and do right on your doorstep. You will never have to travel far to soak up the essence of Suva whether it is day or night! From playing a round of golf to shopping till you drop, from hiking through pristine rainforests and jungles to swimming in rock pools and underwater waterfalls, Suva is the place to be. You can kick back and soak up the sun or fill your days with plenty of action! Sample traditional Fijian foods that will have you coming back for more, cruise rivers and waterways around Suva that take you past traditional Fijian villages and enjoy one of the many festivals that come to Suva or even watch a local performance filled with traditions, kava, dancing and music. Suva is a lively city where there is always something happening! Use this city as your base to explore Viti Levu and the other Fijian Islands where a tropical paradise awaits you.