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What Makes Fiji So Special?

Cruise Line & Cruise Ship | Paul Gauguin Cruises | Bobbi Dempsey | June 21, 2016

What Makes Fiji So Special?

PHOTO: Is this how you envisioned Fiji? Because this is exactly how it is – amazing. (Photo courtesy Paul Gauguin Cruises)

Fiji is probably the exact image that comes to mind when most people envision the ideal trip to the South Pacific.

This arrangement of islands has all of the requisite necessities for the typical tropical paradise. Pretty much everything you could possibly want in the perfect getaway locale of your dreams can be found here thanks to Paul Gauguin Cruises.

The atmosphere and climate go a long way in establishing the region’s appeal. If you like sunny, hot and steamy, this is a great fit for you. The weather tends to be just what you would imagine in a tropical Pacific location.

The sparkling blue water is always warm and inviting, and the golden sun seems to always be shining. Of course, the ocean surroundings are a huge draw for those who want to be in, around or underneath the water. It’s easy to see why Fiji is so appealing to those who want to have the ultimate underwater diving experience. You can get a close-up view all of sorts of ocean life from many areas in this region. Surfing, sailing and jet-skiing are among the most popular activities, along with scuba-diving and snorkeling.

The pristine sandy beaches are another alluring draw of the Fiji locale. You can take a relaxing stroll along the shores, and maybe even collect some coconuts along the way. Perhaps you will also want to sit back in a lounge chair and take in the breathtaking sunsets and vast views of the horizon while you are at it.

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Families seeking an exciting adventure can find unique opportunities here, thanks to the wide variety of outdoor activities that can be enjoyed in this area. You can interact with an incredibly diverse variety of wildlife species, and can also explore the natural wonders such as lush forests and awe-inspiring waterfalls. For more active fun, you can burn some calories while kayaking or visit one of the local adventure parks.

If you want complete solitude and quiet, you can find it here, too. The region includes many private islands of all sizes and characteristics, so you can find the escape that best matches what you are seeking. Needless to say, that also makes this an ultimate place for a romantic couples’ retreat.

To immerse yourself in the true native culture, consider an excursion to one of the nearby villages. You can meet local residents and check out the culture while also appreciating the traditional thatched homes that are built by hand using only locally sourced materials. These communities are often nestled into the sloping green mountains, allowing them to blend in seamlessly with the landscape.

The easy access that Fiji offers is another plus. You won’t need to endure a grueling, complicated journey to reach this land of island bliss. You can reach Fiji via a direct flight from Honolulu or Los Angeles, so this idyllic paradise is just one simple plane ride away—or travel in style and comfort by getting there on a luxury ship.

Travel to Fiji or any of the beautiful regions of the South Pacific in style when you book your trip through Paul Gauguin Cruises.

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