BUT FIRST FIJI
LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT
In the spirit of firsts, we have envisioned the most romantic getaway for you and your bae. Sit back, close your eyes, and imagine snuggling up in a hammock, a warm misty ocean breeze caressing your skin, and the sounds of the sea gently splashing the shore. Chrystal clear waters, endless skies, balmy evening breezes, and nights of a million stars. If this sounds perfect, then Fiji is the ideal destination for a first romantic getaway with the boo all while baring it all in an itty-bitty string bikini. Fiji isranked in the top five of the most unique and breathtaking destinations in the world and it is no surprise that couples seeking a romantic getaway choose to cuddle up here. Visitors can stroll hand in hand across Fiji’s pristine white sand beaches, take the ultimate leap of faith from one of Fiji’s cascading waterfalls or get more acquainted with the culture and locals in a Fijian village. Whether you are looking for luxury, romance, culture or adventure, Fiji is the place to create those once-in-a-lifetime memories and find the true meaning of happiness, the kind of pure bliss that is at the heart of every romance. Not to mention that Fiji has some of the world’s largest conservation, research facilities and protected oceanic waters in the world. As well as eco-friendly resorts and couples only hideaways. So if you needed any more reason to seize life experiences and create firsts, we have uncovered the most romantic gems Fiji has to offer.
SHACK UP ADULTS ONLY STYLE
When on a romantic getaway, nothing sounds better than an adults-only 5 star resort with water bungalows lining a private island. Likuliku Lagoon Resort on the Malolo Island right off of the mainland of Fiji is truly paradise on earth. Perched on the edge of the vibrant fringing reef and marine sanctuary, these bures feature traditional architecture and materials using natural elements unique to the region. Dance in the moonlight on your deck or luxuriate in your separate bathing pavilion with lagoon views from your grand bathtub. Enjoy your daily canapé plate from Chef with a glass of champagne as the living aquarium dazzles beneath your bare feet. This oasis makes it impossible to not fall deeply in love with the island and with your babe.
DIVE DEEP FOR PRICELESS TREASURES
With world renowned turquois waters perfect for swimming, snorkeling, and pearl diving, Fiji’s second largest island offers the most personal souvenir to take home and give to your love. Justin Hunter has spent the past decade cultivating some of world’s most unique pearls in the pristine waters of Savusavu Bay. South Pacific pearls are known the world over for their beauty and elegance. The famed black pearls can make for the perfect souvenir from your time in the islands.Make sure to visit the famed pearl farms to dive and string a strand of pearls for your lover.
WONDER THE GARDEN OF EDEN
Taveuni Island, known as Fiji’s Garden Isle, is just that a garden of unadulterated bliss. More than 80 percent of it is protected within the Bouma National Heritage Park, and it teems with rare orchids, prehistoric tree ferns, tumbling waterfalls and natural water slides. Don’t miss swinging hand-in-hand off the Tavoro waterfalls, a 60-foot horsetail of white water that cascades into an emerald pool and is easily accessible via a flat, grassy trail. If you want to get the blood pumping and really test some trust, dare to hike to the top and plunge into the waterfall pools with one another.
Imagery via Mallory Maupin, Daily Mail UK
Words written by Mallory Maupin