Have you ever imagined taking an exotic trip to the South Pacific? There is a special place where you can be the first to experience sunrise on the planet each day. It's an ancient archipelago with over three hundred tropical islands. Cannibals once inhabited these parts and colonial mariners once sailed through them at their own peril. But it's a whole different ballgame now. Bula! Welcome to the Fiji Islands!
You're in for a real treat that not even many native Fijians get to experience. Board the 198' Fiji Princess and set sail on a historical and cultural seven-day cruise to some of the most remote islands in this country. You'll snorkel pristine reefs at sunrise, then stroll the beach before breakfast. You can visit native island cultures and experience firsthand their native music, dance, and hospitality. You'll bond with your shipmates and make new friends from around the world.
Not a fan of cruises? Then sit back and relax because we will be staying at some of the most luxurious hotels and resorts that Fiji has to offer, too. And a private helicopter will swiftly transport us to a luxurious five star Fijian island. So what are we waiting for? Let's get started!
THE WARWICK FIJI RESORT & SPA
The Warwick Fiji Resort & Spa is the quintessential tropical South Pacific high-style getaway. With 250 rooms and set on approximately 25 landscaped acres, it's an idyllic setting on Fiji's famous Coral Coast. I immediately went to the breakfast buffet and was pleased to see the fresh and abundant hot and cold choices. You can indulge in a large selection of tropical fruits, pastries, waffles, breads, breakfast meats and all kinds of egg dishes.
As I settled into my oceanfront room, I took a few minutes to sit on the balcony and take in the stellar picture-perfect views. If this doesn't start the relaxation process then nothing will! The white sand beach is actually sheltered by a large tranquil lagoon. The waves are minimal here and it's safe to swim. If the pool is more your speed, you can choose either the Suva or Nadi pool. Here, you can order your favorite beverage and snack and relax and enjoy what is affectionately known as "Fiji time". Lose your sense of time and let the soft, warm South Pacific breezes soothe you.
As I toured the property, I was impressed to see the wide variety of activities to choose from: tennis, squash, fitness gym, and an 18-hole mini golf track. For the more adventurous, try the organized bike tours, hiking and snorkeling trips. Game fishing is available for a nominal fee. Introductory diving lessons are complimentary, as are all non-motorized water sport gear.
WARWICK FIJI SPA
The restaurant is known for its fish and steak selections. The generous seafood platter of a variety of native fish (most unusual for me was the parrot fish), was more than satisfying and it was quite a beautiful sight to see all the selections to pick from. The wait staff also had enormous singing talent, as they serenaded the guests with native Fijian songs.
My stay at the Warwick Fiji Resort & Spa was coming to a close. The entire staff was a complete delight to meet. The level of professional and ....