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Everything You Need to Know About Booking a Honeymoon to Fiji

Maldives, Bora Bora and Bali are all up there with the honeymoon holiday giants - but have you ever considered the luxury of Fiji? It's a serious contender for so many reasons...

Woman on honeymoon in Fiji looking out to the water in front of a picturesque view
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Woman on honeymoon in Fiji looking out to the water in front of a picturesque view
Unsplash / Corey Serravite

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If panoramic views of unspoilt ocean and five star resorts offering celebrity-standard service are your kind of thing, we'd seriously recommend a Fiji honeymoon. Booking a Fiji honeymoon package will guarantee you and your partner the honeymoon of a lifetime. We couldn't think of a more idyllic spot for you and your better half to spend your first marital holiday - and there's plenty of reasons why. 

With swaying palm trees, soft white beaches and exquisite corals, you might think you know what to expect from a honeymoon in Fiji, but these 330 airbrushed-looking islands offer lots more than just paradise on Earth. Famous for their hospitality, warmth and living life on ‘Fiji time’, the locals will welcome you with open arms to discover the incredible diving, hiking, culture and local nightlife.

Aside from being one of the most romantic holiday destinations in the world, Fiji is home to unique wildlife, a plethora of refreshing waterfalls and several picturesque hiking trails. You can easily plan a twin-centre honeymoon without ever leaving the islands. Lounge by day and party by night, or swap the activities around and stay active all day long and spend your evenings relaxing and resting.

Fiji Honeymoon: Everything You Need to Know About

A honeymoon in Fiji offers something for everyone - even sports fans who love more of an active honeymoon will be pleased to know that rugby is akin to religion here. If you time a trip for when Fiji win the Rugby Sevens, the celebrations are nothing short of spectacular. It's time to get those honeymoon outfits and dresses ready...

No matter how you want to spend your time here, a Fiji honeymoon has so much to offer newlywed couples and we're here to give you the lowdown on just how to make the most of a honeymoon in Fiji including where to stay on your Fiji honeymoon, the best places to go and what you and your partner should do! This truly is one of the best honeymoon destinations in the world - are you ready to find out why?

Is Fiji a Good Honeymoon Destination?

Waves splashing against a gorgeous sandy coastline with palm trees in the background in Fiji
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Here at Hitched, we consider Fiji to be one of the most gorgeous honeymoon destinations there is. It's a country in the South Pacific, made up of more than 300 idyllic islands. It's filled with breath-taking ocean landscapes and unbeatable views, perfect for a once-in-a-lifetime honeymoon trip.

The experts at Turquoise are no stranger to giving advice on the best honeymoon destinations, so we asked them to shed some light on why Fiji is such a good honeymoon destination. "In our opinion, Fiji is one of the ultimate honeymoon destinations. Resorts and islands in Fiji are generally small in size, making for an exclusive and truly unique honeymoon experience for you and your partner.

"Known for its welcoming nature, Fiji locals will make you feel at home in an instant and the language has 15 different variations for the word 'heaven' - pretty fitting for such a stunning honeymoon destination, right?"

READ MORE: Everything You Need to Know About a Bora Bora Honeymoon

Where To Go in Fiji on Honeymoon

View of palm trees and a beach in Fiji
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One of the best things about booking a honeymoon in Fiji is the fact that the majority of the islands are located within close proximity to each other so it's super easy to do a bit of island hopping if you can't choose just one to spend your honeymoon on. Here's a lowdown on what some of the most prominent Fiji islands offer to honeymooners to help you make your decision.

The main islands of Viti Levu and Vanua Levu are home to plenty of honeymoon hotels and packages in areas that are made for luxury honeymoons. For couples who want a true taste of authentic Fiji, we'd advise heading to some of the smaller islands which offer a slower-paced honeymoon with a quieter tone.

Featuring in the Tom Hanks film Cast Away, the Mamanuca Islands are considered the most picture-perfect in all of Fiji. Under the sea you’ll find kaleidoscopic corals teeming with life, and above the surface, some of the best surfing in the Southern Hemisphere.

If you’re good on a board you’ll want to go to Namotu Island for the famed Cloudbreak, ranked among the 10 most challenging waves in the world and the island of Taveuni is prime for walking and bird-watching. Don’t miss the natural water slide at Waitavala, a 20-minute walk from Waiyevo.

READ MORE: Your Guide to Honeymooning in Bali

What To Do in Fiji on Honeymoon

Man hanging off a boat in scenic waters on his honeymoon in fiji
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Sea-lovers will love the activities on choice in Fiji. If you want, you can spend most of your honeymoon in the water and never do the same activity twice - there's literally that much choice on offer! But Fiji offers more than just water-related activities. You'll never be short of entertainment in this unreal honeymoon hotspot. 

Explore Coral Reefs

Often referred to as the soft coral capital of the world, Fiji is one of the best places on the planet to explore what the ocean floor has to offer.  You can book a guided tour of the coral reefs through a local guide who will take you to the best spots only the pro's know about. Snorkelling here is a serious bucket list activity and we couldn't recommend it more!

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Enjoy the Water Sports

As well as exploring the ocean's horticulture, couples can also spend time above sea level (just!) and enjoy water sports such as jet-ski safari tours of the Pacific Harbour, kayaking through crystal clear waters and a number of other amazing water sport activities. Most hotels and resorts in Fiji will offer these sorts of activities but you can also book them locally and have 1:2 coaching. 

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Skydive From 14,000 Feet

Adventure-junkies who discount Fiji as a thrill-seeking honeymoon destination need think again! You can skydive from up to 14,000 feet above the coral reefs on a number of the islands and get the most incredible, unbelievable views of Fiji whilst undertaking yet another bucket list-worthy challenge. 

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Visit the Garden of the Sleeping Giant

Couples who love being surrounded by greenery and luscious gardens will adore a visit to the Garden of the Sleeping giant. You and your partner can explore more than 2,000 variants of orchids in this gorgeous botanical garden. 

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Hike a Mountain in a National Heritage Park

Active couples will be glad to find out there are a number of national parks in Fiji brimming with picturesque mountains to hike. You could spend hours upon hours getting lost in the magic of the natural wildlife and reserves that Fiji has to offer. The Koroyanitu National heritage Park in Lautoka is one of the finest in all of Fiji and has a number of mountains for you to climb. 

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Where To Stay on a Fiji Honeymoon

Fiji is home to some of the most exclusive and luxurious honeymoon hotels in the world. Being such a romantic honeymoon destination, most of the hotels and resorts offer amazing Fiji honeymoon packages for newlyweds which are guaranteed to make your trip unforgettable - for all the right reasons!

The experts at Turquoise explain that because Fiji is an island nation, visiting just one of the islands doesn't do it justice: "We recommend couples simply must visit the outer islands in Fiji for the ultimate honeymoon experience. Each island chain offers something different and are all home to gorgeous honeymoon hotels and resorts worthy of your first newlyweds trip!".

You heard it here first, not island-hopping would be a huge Fiji honeymoon mistake...

Vomo Island Resort

If you’re craving an ultra relaxing and scenic honeymoon in Fiji, Vomo Island is the perfect escape for you. A favourite for couples specifically, this all-inclusive resort hotel is set on its own private beach and has two private islands for you and your partner to explore, an award-winning spa, hip bars and world-class cuisine.

Facilities: Private beach, room service, tennis court, kids club (perfect for family-moons), two bars, poolside bar, an on-site restaurant and amazing activities including access to helicopter tours, kayaking and a full-service spa.

Reviews: 4.8/5 - Expedia customers say this resort is exceptional

Nearby Landmarks: Mala Mala Island.

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Likuliku Lagoon Resort

Couples seeking a truly luxurious adults-only honeymoon package in Fiji will love what Likuliku Lagoon Resort has to offer. This incredible 5-star resort is located on its own private beach and has been built in the style of an ancient village with lots of vibrant modern touches.

It's also the only resort in Fiji to have authentic overwater villas – and they are spectacular, giving you the true Maldives honeymoon feel without a price tag as large. There’s also a bathtub right on your deck with lagoon views - what more could you ask for?

Facilities: Private beach, two on-site restaurants, island bar, full-service spa, beach sports, private terraces, over-water bungalows, limousine service, aeroplane tours and water sports. 

Reviews: 4.9/5 - Expedia customers say this resort is exceptional

Nearby Landmarks: Momi Bay, Natadola Beach. 

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Kokomo Private Island

Do as much or as little as you like on this secluded  private island in Fiji. Encircled by the world’s fourth largest coral reef, Kokomo Private Island, Fiji offers world-class diving and snorkelling experiences with a level of exclusivity that other resorts would struggle to match -  it's set on its own private island after all.

The chefs will happily set you up a private dinner on the island or on the Helipad with panoramic views across the lagoon - if that's not 5-star treatment, we're not sure what is!

Facilities: Private beach, tennis court, restaurants and spa, gym, all-inclusive basis, beach and water sports, three on-site restaurants, boat and fishing tours, sailing lessons and a number of family-friendly facilities and services.

Reviews: 5/5 - Expedia customers say this resort is exceptional

Nearby Landmarks: Yaukuve Levu Island

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Six Senses Fiji

Six Senses in Fiji is a resort made for honeymooning - it's bursting with romance and situated in a rural part of the Malolo island making it perfect for couples who want a genuine escape from the outside world. When you're ready to reintegrate, Port Denarau Marina and Port Denarau are nearby and offer a number of activities for honeymooners.

You’ll arrive to a ‘bula’ drum welcome that lets you know you’re in Fiji. Each day there’s a selection of complimentary activities, like stand-up paddle boarding, hiking and spear-making. If you’re eco-conscious, Six Senses is the hotel for you, with solar power and all waste water recycled.

Facilities: Three on-site restaurants, two bar lunges, full room service, beachfront dining, cabanas, full spa and massage services, poolside eateries, local shops and private terraces.

Reviews: 4.6/5 - Expedia customers say this resort is wonderful

Nearby Landmarks: Vunabaka, Malolo Island, Mala Mala Island

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Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort

One of the finest 5-star resorts in the South Pacific, the secluded shores, calm waters and stunning sunsets make the Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort the height of romance. If you’re adventurous, activities abound; for foodies, a fresh menu of Fijian delicacies are served daily; and for anyone just wanting to relax, there’s the obligatory luxury spa.

Facilities: Private beach, poolside bars, beachfront dining and cabanas, health and fitness club, full massage and spa facilities, on-site restaurants, ocean and al-fresco dining and water sport activities. 

Reviews:4.5/5 - Expedia customers say this resort is wonderful

Nearby Landmarks: Flora Tropical Botanical Gardens, Copra Shed Marina, Coral Beach Cabana

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When To Go To Fiji on Honeymoon

Fiji is an all-year round destination with pleasant temperatures and plenty of sunshine, which means it doesn’t really have an off season when it’s cheaper to go. The peak seasons are July to September; wet season is November to April, which is still a good time to go although it’ll be much more humid.

How To Get To Fiji and What Are The Entry Requirements?

Flights to Nadi airport in Fiji take roughly 24 hours from the UK as there are no direct flights; you’ll need to stop in LA, Singapore, Sydney or Incheon in Korea. Finding cheap flights is close to impossible due to the fact there is no off season.

Once you’ve arrived in Fiji, you’ll need to get to your hotel. Most hotels will provide transfers, but taxis are buses are easy, cheap and reliable too.

No visa is required for Fiji. Make sure your vaccinations are up-to-date and a yellow fever vaccine certificate is required.

Now you have the location sorted, it's time to plan some honeymoon activities to get rid of those inevitable post-wedding blues. Let's start with some fun questions to ask each other on honeymoon - we have some amazing conversation starters to help shape that romantic dinner talk.