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Sun-drenched beaches and turquoise lagoons
A few facts and figures: 332 islands, of which 110 are inhabited, and 500 islets.
The Republic of
Fiji is an archipelago that is considered part of the Melanesian Islands in the Pacific Ocean, and is around 2,000 kilometres from New Zealand. The two main islands, the beautiful Viti Levu and Vanua Levu with an abundance of beaches and unspoiled vegetation, are where nearly all of the population resides.
Tourists are fascinated by the polite manners, smiling faces and hospitality of the inhabitants of these islands. The waters, which gradually become different shades of blue as they move away from the coast, are home to a
colourful coral reef. Viti Levu is a must when you come to Fiji: the island's interior, thick with vegetation and brightly coloured flowers, hides a number of rivers and breathtaking waterfalls.
Kula Eco Park, on the Coral Coast, is a place of great interest, as you can see mammals, birds, amphibians and fish living freely in their natural habitat: from boa constrictors to iguanas, turtles and bats. Before leaving Viti Levu, a mud bath at the Sabeto Hot Springs between Nadi and Lautoka is a must.