Fiji Islands and Beaches - Travel

Fiji Islands and Beaches   by Todd Sarouhan

in Travel    (submitted 2007-10-03)

Fiji islands and beaches

Clumped in the South Pacific Ocean are the islands of Fiji, home of the world's best beaches. The Fiji islands are collective group of islands that make up an island nation. Located on Vanuatu's east, the archipelago is made up of 322 islands and 522 islets. The regions major islands are Vitu Levu and Vanua Levu, whose locals account for 87% if the Fiji islands' population. The terrain of Fiji islands is mostly mountainous, with the highest peak at 4,250 feet. Surrounded by mountains are the Fiji islands' lush rain forests that are teeming with exotic wildlife. Guests are sure to have a very memorable trip when they visit Fiji islands and its beaches.

The Fiji islands are made up of nine regions which include major islands Vitu Levu and vanua Levu, Taveuni, Kadavu, Yasawa Islands, Nananu-i-Ra Island, Mamanuca Islands, Lomaiviti Islands, and the Lau Islands. Taveuni is most noted for being the home of the Tagimoucia flower, a species that is indigenous to this part of the Fiji islands.

With its exotic beauty and serenity, Fiji has captured the hearts of many a tourist. With volcanic mountains and tropical waters, Fiji is the perfect destination for those who are looking for a vacation punctuated with exotic adventures and breathtaking beauty. Fiji islands offer more than beautiful beaches, as the region also boasts of tropical rain forests, coconut plantations, and hills.

Fiji islands and Fiji beaches offer various activities and adventures to its guests. From intense water sports to more relaxed beach lounging, there is something for every kind of visitor in Fiji. Visitors could spend the day exploring Fiji islands, go shopping in Suva island, or head for a safari in the region's highlands. A safari in the highlands if Fiji islands offers magnificent views of the region's astounding peaks and allows access to Fiji's remote villages. Those who want an intense water adventure could try whitewater rafting or sail through Yasawa island.

Fiji beaches guarantee a relaxing time to its guests, as warm azure waters and fine sand make for the perfect beach atmosphere. With warm tropical weather and fantastic views, guests of Fiji would experience paradise on earth. Fiji is a beach lover's paradise, as activities range from chilling by the waters to exploring the islands' magnificent waters. Guests could go scuba diving or snorkeling in one of Fiji's blue lagoons. Like the forests of Fiji islands, the seas are also teeming with wildlife, as exotic species of fish swim in and about the corals of Fiji's beaches.