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On which island/chain of islands should one remain? - Discussion forum Fiji
On which island/chain of islands should one remain? Flew four planes from Nadi to Taveuni. Not a waste of your own transfer timeframe, as it doesn't take long to get to Taveuni. From Nadi to Matei airport it will take about 1 1/2 h. LAX arrives in Nadi very early in the mornings, with enough flying experience to get the first straight to Taveuni.
Although our departures were delayed, we got there at 9:30am at the latest.... Add a few more hrs to get to the Yasawas, as the first Yasawas ferry leaves the harbour of Denaru at 8:30am. Following the long trip from the States, we decided to take the 40-minute chopper to Viwa instead of 3 hrs on the jet.
The Navini and Viwa have much better than Taveuni beach, long, broad, with smooth sands. Both Matangi and Qamea also have sandy beach, although they have more tides. Snorkelling in these resort and on the various cliffs around the island is stunning and much better than at Navini or Viwa in my view.
Explore the Mamanuca Islands' tropical island chain off the western shore of Viti Levu. Mamanuca Islands embody paradise. This chain is seen from the Nadi coastline and there are charters and transfers operating from Port Denarau. The trip takes between 45 and 1.5 hrs, according to the island.
Situated in a natural lake between the Great Sea Reef and the continent, each of the more than 20 inhabited island has luxuriant, rocky interior spaces that encounter unspoilt whitewater shores, and there are surrounded blue-green seas that really dominate the tropic world! Some of the most favoured are Malolo Lai Lai Lai, Tivua, Vomo, Tokoriki, Qalito, Treasure, Bounty, Beachcomber, Navini and Mana, each of which is known for slightly different needs and interests.
If you are looking only for grown-ups or a real island adventure with your whole familiy, the Mamanuca Islands are great places to be! For more information, please do not hesitate to get in touch with our Fiji holiday specialists!