Fodor's In Focus Fiji, 1st Edition

Fodor's In Focus Fiji, 1st Edition
Trade Paperback
Pages: 208 Date Published: August 2008 Prices may vary by retailer

About This Book

Fodor’s. For Choice Travel Experiences.

Fodor’s helps you unleash the possibilities of travel by providing the insightful tools you need to experience the trips you want. Although you’re at the helm, Fodor’s offers the assurance of our expertise, the guarantee of selectivity, and the choice details that truly define a destination. It’s like having a friend in Fiji!

Fodor’s In Focus Fiji features options for a variety of budgets, interests, and tastes, so you make the choices to plan your trip of a lifetime.

•If it’s not worth your time, it’s not in this book. Fodor’s discriminating ratings, including our top tier Fodor’s Choice designations, ensure that you’ll know about the most interesting and enjoyable places in Fiji.

•With detailed maps and information about the islands’ history, topography, and culture.

Visit Fodors.com for more ideas and information, travel deals, vacation planning tips, reviews and to exchange travel advice with other travelers.

Table of Contents

About This Book ............ 5
When to Go ............ 8

Chapter 1: Welcome to Fiji ............ 9
History ............ 10
Getting Around ............ 14
Fijian Fare ............ 15
If You Like ............ 15
Fiji in Film & Literature ............ 20

Chapter 2: Viti Levu ............ 21
Exploring Viti Levu ............ 23
Nadi ............ 27
Lautoka ............ 43
Sigatoka ............ 45
Coral Coast ............ 46
Pacific Harbour ............ 54
Suva ............ 62
Viti Levu Essentials ............ 76

Chapter 3: Mamanuca & Yasawa Groups ............ 79
Mamanuca Islands ............ 84
Yasawa Islands ............ 95
Mamanucas & Yasawas Essentials ............ 101

Chapter 4: Lomaiviti Group ............ 103
Ovalau ............ 105
Other Islands ............ 114
Lomaiviti Essentials ............ 117

Chapter 5: Vanua Levu ............ 118
Savusavu ............ 120
Labasa ............ 135
Vanua Levu Essentials ............ 136

Chapter 6: Taveuni ............ 139
Exploring Taveuni ............ 141
Where to Stay & Eat ............ 147
Sports & the Outdoors ............ 154
Taveuni Essentials ............ 157

Chapter 7: Kadavu Group ............ 159
Exploring Kadavu ............ 161
Kadavu Essentials ............ 171

Fiji Vocabulary ............ 172

Travel Smart Fiji ............ 176

Index ............ 201

About our Writers ............ 208

Maps
Fiji ............ 6—7
Flight & Ferry Times for Fiji ............ 16—17
Viti Levu ............ 25
Nadi Area ............ 29
Lautoka ............ 44
Coral Coast ............ 47
Pacific Harbour ............ 56
Suva ............ 63
Where to Stay and Eat in Suva ............ 70
Mamanuca Group ............ 85
Yasawa Group ............ 96
Lomaiviti Group ............ 106
Levuka ............ 108
Vanua Levu ............ 121
Taveuni ............ 142
Kadavu ............ 162

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