Pearl sand beaches, crystal clear blue waters and swaying palms. Aaah...Fiji was made for romance. When it comes to couples, this South Pacific jewel stands head and shoulders above the rest. Whether celebrating a wedding anniversary, the wedding itself or wanting to rekindle love, renew vows or take a spectacular honeymoon, Fiji makes for an unforgettable experience with something to fit every budget.
The Pacific Island country with a 300-plus island archipelago has always been perceived as the ultimate couple’s destination – and it certainly delivers on the romance front with a wide range of one islands resort, thatched roof accommodations (bures) and full-service hotels, offering a multitude of couple-ideal experiences.
Lovers can revel in a private morning stroll on a white sand beach to view the sunrise, trek through to a lush rainforest for an afternoon of fun, frolic under a cascading waterfall, savor a lobster and champagne picnic lunch on a remote island, and indulge in a romantic candlelight dinner on the beach while watching a magnificent sunset. Couples round out the perfect day in paradise with a Fijian massage “bobo” or partake in a range of beauty rituals, including facials, body scrubs and wraps as part of their resort experience.
For the more adventuresome, couples can choose from scuba diving, snorkeling, river safaris, white water rafting, kayaking, boating and cruising. On the cultural front, couples enjoy village visits, kava ceremonies, firewalking, meke and more.
It is no wonder that the fastest growing segment of the destination’s overall annual international visitor intake is made up of couples seeking an idyllic romantic escape in a true South Seas style. The settings for romance are without boundaries with backdrops of some the most beautiful tropical islands found anywhere on the face of the earth.
“Fiji is the perfect escape for love and we are not the only folks who think so. Readers of Travel+Leisure Magazine voted Fiji one of the top “Top 5 Romantic Destinations In The World,” Bride’s Magazine named Fiji “Best Honeymoon” and “Most Romantic Beach” and we are also proud to share that CNN recently named Fiji as its “5 Hot Honeymoon Destinations” because of its total seclusion,” says Regional Director of The Americas for Tourism Fiji Ili Matatolu.
And it really doesn’t matter which part of Fiji couples choose for their romantic escape – the choice is literally endless with seemingly every corner of this island destination able to cater to the most discerning of tastes.
For starters there is the unique five-star resort complex on Denarau Island, home to several of the world’s best known hotel brand names and where many couples choose to spend their first night in Fiji before moving on to other parts of the islands. The big island of Viti Levu offers a myriad choice of romantic venues hideaways – from the sumptuous six-star resorts on famous white-sanded Natadola, the beautific Coral Coast, Pacific Harbour, the -adventure capital of Fiji, and dozens of boutique but very stylish resorts tucked away along the island’s sparsely populated eastern shoreline.
Denarau also provides the perfect springboard for couples looking to enjoy a sojourn in the beautifully unspoilt Mamanuca and Yasawa Islands, literally a short boat ride or seaplane flight away.
Both island groups play home to some of the world’s most secluded hideaways– add to that the lustre of a boutique cruise into the region with world-famous Blue Lagoon Cruises or Captain Cook Cruises. Coupes can even tie the knot on board!
Further afield, but still easily reached via a short plane hop, the garden island of Taveuni and its nearby neighbor Savusavu, are home to some of the finest resort properties in the destination. The choice is yours...but anyway you choose to experience Fiji, we are certain you will return home knowing that the only answer to “Romance Me” is “Fiji Me.”
Air Pacific, Fiji’s international airline, offers four weekly flights from Vancouver with code-share partner, Alaska Airlines, via Los Angeles to Fiji. Connections from other Canadian cities are also available via Los Angeles. Whether traveling in Tabua (Business) Class or Pacific Voyager (Economy) Class, flights are scheduled so you can make the most of your time in Fiji with evening departures and early morning arrivals. You can also enjoy a Free stopover in Fiji if you are en-route to Australia, New Zealand, Tonga, Vanuatu, Samoa, Solomon Islands or Hong Kong when flying on Air Pacific. Air Pacific is a partner in the Qantas, American and Alaska Airlines Frequent Flyer programs. Pacific Sun, our domestic carrier, operates a comprehensive range of schedules within Fiji to connect with Air Pacific flights. Air Pacific was awarded ‘Best Airline in the South Pacific’ by readers of Global Traveler Magazine for the 3rd year running.