๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธ FIJI & SAMOA

Fiji & Samoa itineraryParadise? Oh yes. Here are those too-good-to-be-true beaches, but here also is a fascinating, welcoming culture and lush island interiors. Click for Luxury, Mid-range or Budget (due to the cost of flights to Samoa the Budget version doesn’t include this option).

Here’s your Fiji & Samoa itinerary:

Luxury Fiji
1 โœˆTo Nadi (Book >) Dep: Evening ๐Ÿจ In flight!
2-3 Arr: Morning ๐ŸจRadisson Blu Resort Fiji Denarau Island (Book >) All hotels >
After a verrrrry long journey take it easy in your luxurious hotel.
4 Another day on which to chill out by the pool or on the beach. Feeling energetic? Take an excursion toย Viseisei Village. Visitors from most countries won’t need a visa, but will need to meet a few simple conditions.
5 ๐Ÿš—Nadi to Natadola Bay drive (Hire car >) Dep: 12:00 Arr: 13:00 ๐ŸจInterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa (Book >) All hotels >
Collect your car then take a short drive to idyllic Natadola Bay. Make sure your insurance covers you for driving on dirt roads
6-7 Located on Fiji’s Coral Coast, your resort is well-placed for diving and snorkelling, as well as kayaking or, of course, doing nothing on the beach. For something a bit different go rafting on the Upper Navua River. Save the environment by using a filter water bottle.
8 ๐Ÿš—Natadola Bay to Pacific Harbour drive Dep: 09:00 Arr: 11:00 ๐ŸจNanuku Resort & Spa (Book >) All hotels >
Pacific Harbour has both gorgeous beaches and close proximity to the Pacific Harbour Arts Village and Suva, where you can wander around downtown and visit the Fiji Museum. Fiji is a very relaxed country where punctuality isn’t particularly important.
9 ๐Ÿš—Pacific Harbour to Nadi drive
โœˆNadi to Apia flight (Book >)
Dep: 09:00
Dep: Afternoon
Arr: 11:30
Arr: Afternoon
๐ŸจSeabreeze Resort (Book >) All hotels >
Leave the car at the airport and take the two-hour flight to Samoa, where you’ll arrive in plenty of time for sunset at the beach. Fiji is GMT +12 and Samoa is GMT +13.
10-14 Over the next few days you can choose to relax on picture-perfect beaches, or hire a car to see Robert Louis Stephenson’s former home at Villa Vailima, the historic Bahai Temple, Upola’s northern coast. You could drive to Mulifanua and take the ferry to Savai’i for the day to enjoy the island’s waterfalls. Ask permission before taking photos in a village.
15 โœˆApia to Nadi flight (Book >)
๐ŸšNadi to Mamanuca Islands helicopter (Book >)
Dep: Afternoon
Dep: Evening
Arr: Evening
Arr: 10 mins later
๐ŸจLikuliku Lagoon Resort (Book >) All hotels >
Enjoy another couple of hours in Samoa before the journey to your Fiji island resort. It’s also possible to get to the resort by catamaran, private speedboat or seaplane.
16-18 Time to truly relax on some of the best beaches in the world, set in the volcanic Mamanuca Islands. Buy an eco-friendly sunscreen to protect the delicate reefs.
19-20 ๐ŸšMamanuca Islands to Nadi helicopterย  (Book >)
โœˆNadi to Home (Book >)
Dep: Afternoon
Dep: Afternoon
Arr: 10 mins later
Arr: Morning (next day)
Connect this Fiji & Samoa itinerary with the New Zealand North, New Zealand South or Australia itinerary
Pay to enter the well-rated Fiji Airways Premier Lounge.
Mid-range Samoa
1 โœˆTo Nadi (Book >) Dep: Evening ๐Ÿจ In flight!
2-3 Arr: Morning ๐ŸจRamada Suites Wailoaloa Beachย  (Book >) All hotels >
After a verrrrry long journey take it easy in your conveniently-located hotel.
4 Another day on which to chill out by the pool or on the beach. Feeling energetic? Take an excursion toย Viseisei Village. Visitors from most countries won’t need a visa, but will need to meet a few simple conditions.
5 ๐ŸšŒNadi to Korotogo bus (Info >) Dep: 13:00 Arr: 14:45 ๐ŸจHotel Bedarra Beach Inn (Book >) All hotels >
Take the bus and then a taxi to the beautiful Coral Coast. Ask the driver to drop you off at Korotogo roundabout (after Sigatoka)
6-7 Go snorkelling, as well as kayaking or, of course, doing nothing on the beach. For something a bit different take a tour and go rafting on the Upper Navua River. Save the environment by using a filter water bottle.
8 ๐ŸšŒKorotogo to Suva bus (Info >) Dep: 10:45 Arr: 13:00 ๐ŸจGrand Pacific (Book >) All hotels >
Suva, the capital of Fiji, is a lovely place to wander around. Visit the Fiji Museum and the Municipal Market and Municipal Handicraft Centre. Fiji is a very relaxed country where punctuality isn’t particularly important.
9 ๐ŸšŒSuva to Nadi bus (Info >)
โœˆNadi to Apia flight (Book >)
Dep: 06:45
Dep: Afternoon
Arr: 11:05
Arr: Afternoon
๐ŸจAga Reef Resort And Spa (Book >) All hotels >
Take the early bus to get catch the two-hour flight to Samoa, where you’ll arrive in plenty of time for sunset at the beach. Taxi fares to your beach resort are listed here (the journey from the airport should be around 1.5 hrs).
10-14 Over the next few days you can choose to relax on picture-perfect beaches, or hire a car to see Robert Louis Stephenson’s former home at Villa Vailima, the historic Bahai Temple, Upola’s northern coast. You could drive to Mulifanua and take the ferry to Savai’i for the day to enjoy the island’s waterfalls. Fiji is GMT +12 and Samoa is GMT +13.
15 โœˆApia to Nadi flight (Book >) Dep: Afternoon Arr: Evening ๐ŸจRamada Suites Wailoaloa Beachย  (Book >) All hotels >
Enjoy another couple of hours in Samoa before the journey back to Fiji. Contact your hotel and take advantage of their airport shuttle.
16 โ›ด๏ธNadi to Tokoriki Island ferry (Book >) Dep: 15:00 Arr: 16:00 ๐ŸจSheraton Resort & Spa Tokoriki Island (Book >) All hotels >
Enjoy another couple of hours in Samoa before the journey to your Fiji island resort. It’s also possible to get to the resort by catamaran, private speedboat or seaplane.
17-19 Time to truly relax on some of the best beaches in the world, set in the volcanic Mamanuca Islands. Buy an eco-friendly sunscreen to protect the delicate reefs.
20-21 โ›ด๏ธTokoriki Island to Nadi ferry (Book >)
โœˆNadi to Home (Book >)
Dep: 10:15
Dep: Afternoon
Arr: 12:00
Arr: Morning (next day)
Connect this Fiji & Samoa itinerary with the New Zealand North, New Zealand South or Australia itinerary
Pay to enter the well-rated Fiji Airways Premier Lounge.
Budget Fiji
1 โœˆTo Nadi (Book >) Dep: Evening ๐Ÿจ In flight!
2-3 Arr: Morning ๐ŸจRendezvous surf camp (Book >) All hostels >
After a verrrrry long journey take a short taxi ride to the hostel.
4 Another day on which to chill out by the pool or on the beach. Feeling energetic? Take an excursion toย Viseisei Village. Visitors from most countries won’t need a visa, but will need to meet a few simple conditions.
5 ๐ŸšŒNadi to Korolevu bus (Info >) Dep: 10:25 Arr: 13:15 ๐ŸจThe Beachhouseย  (Book >) All hostels >
Take the bus from Nadi to the beautiful Coral Coast. Pay for your bus journey with cash on board.
6-7 Go diving, snorkelling, kayaking, or just do nothing on the beach. For something a bit different go rafting on the Upper Navua River. Save the environment by using a filter water bottle.
8 ๐ŸšŒKorolevu to Suva bus
๐ŸšŒSuva to Pacific Harbour bus (Info >)
Dep: 10:05
Dep: 16:30
Arr: 11:20
Arr: 17:50
๐ŸจUprising Beach Resort (Book >) All hostels >
Pacific Harbour has both gorgeous beaches and close proximity to Suva, where you can spend a few hours wandering around downtown and visit the Fiji Museum. Fancy an adventure? Goundar Shipping offers overnight passage to Savusavu on the island of Vanua Levu from Suva on Mon, Wed and Fri, returning Tue, Thu and Sun. Email goundarshipping@kidanet.net.fj for details.
9 ๐ŸšŒPacific Harbour to Nadi bus (Info >) Dep: 16:05 Arr: 19:15 ๐ŸจRendezvous surf camp (Book >) All hostels >
See any sights you missed out on yesterday before returning to Nadi. Learn a few basic Fijian words and phrases, (especially Bula – pronounced Boo-lah)
10 โ›ด๏ธNadi to Waya Island ferry (Book >) Dep: 08:30 Arr: 11:00 ๐ŸจOctopus Resort (Book >) All hostels >
Check in for the ferry to the Yasawas Islands and arrive in plenty of time for an afternoon at the beach. You may want to take motion sickness tablets for the ferry journey.
11-16 Over the next few days you can choose to explore the island on a guided hike, go snorkelling or diving, visit a local village or just do nothing. Ask permission before taking photos in a village.
17 โ›ด๏ธWaya Island to Nadi ferry (Book >) Dep: 15:15 Arr: 17:45 ๐ŸจHorizon Backpackers (Book >) All hostels >
Enjoy a your last day of this Fiji & Samoa itinerary on the beach before returning to Nadi. Take part in a traditional kava ceremony (although the taste of kava isn’t great!)
18-19 โœˆNadi to Home (Book >) Dep: Afternoon Arr: Morning (next day) Connect this Fiji & Samoa itinerary with the New Zealand North, New Zealand South or Australia itinerary
You can also fly low-cost to Australia.

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