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Fiji… This tiny island nation on the other side of the world is the source of many dreams of paradise.
And it’s easy to understand why. White sands beaches, turquoise waters and exotic sea creatures are the norm there.
Overall, Fiji is a nation boasting around 330 different islands. With that in mind, as a foreign traveler, it can be hard to decide which one to pick for a holiday in Fiji.
To spare you the trouble, our team of expert travellers has compiled the best hotels in Fiji and wrote them down in this easy guide.
There is a pick for everyone! Whether you are going on a holiday with your significant other, your kids or on a budget, there is a hotel to fit your desires.
Just read on for our top hotel choices in Fiji.
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Boutique resort on a secluded island
The Navutu Stars Resort is our pick for the best overall hotel in Fiji. Located on a secluded island in the archipelago of Yasawa, it will set you up for a quiet and relaxing holiday.
The resort offers 9 independent villas with a private bathroom, a garden, mountain or sea view, a patio and free Wifi access. A continental breakfast in included with the villas.
Free activities at Navutu include snorkelling, fishing and kayaking. There is also a swimming pool and sun loungers to relax in the sun.
4-star hotel near the airport
The Fiji Gateway Hotel is a top Fiji hotel near the main airport in Nadi. The rooms have bee, recently refurbished and feature air conditioning, a refrigerator, a private bathroom and a flat screen TV with satellite channels.
The resort offers two outdoor swimming pools: one has a giant slide while the other is fitted with a spa area. Guests can enjoy a meal and drinks at one of the two restaurants or at the bar. A free airport shuttle is available.
Modern hotel in downtown Suva
The Holiday Inn Suva is one of the great hotels in Fiji, and the best hotel if you want a city stay in the country’s capital. The hotel is conveniently located near the beach and walking distance from the city centre.
The comfortable rooms feature air conditioning, a private bathroom with a bathtub, and a balcony. Guests can relax at the outdoor swimming pool overlooking the sea or exercise at the fitness centre. The hotel is also fitted with a restaurant, a bar and a café.
Luxury retreat for families
The Sofitel Fiji Resort and Spa is one of the best luxury hotels in Fiji for families. The family rooms can accommodate up to two adults and two children in bunk beds. Each room is equipped with air conditioning, a private bathroom, a balcony, a flat screen TV and a free Wifi connection.
Family rooms are also fitted with a game console. While the parents enjoy the day at the beach, at the swimming pool or at one of the numerous water activities, children can have fun at the kid’s club.
Pet-friendly hotel in the rainforest
Paradise Resort Taveuni is one of the best places to stay in Fiji with pets. All the beachfront rooms include a private bathroom, a terrace, views over the sea, air conditioning, and mosquito nets. Your stay at the hotel will be inclusive of breakfast, lunch and dinner cooked daily by the chef.
Pets can stay at the resort free of charge. Guests can relax at the outdoor swimming pool or at the wellness centre offering massages, hair treatments, manicures and beauty services.
Affordable hotel on the beach
Belo Vula Resort is the best cheap hotel in Fiji. The resort has a family feel and is located on a secluded beach. The rooms are located in independent bungalows and feature air conditioning, a private bathroom, a barbecue and a seating area.
Guests can relax at the swimming pool or enjoy one of the numerous activities: snorkelling, fishing, diving and more. Ski equipment is available for hire at the resort. The on-site bar serves good cocktails. Wifi access is provided for an additional charge.
Peaceful hotel in Nadi
Tanoa International Hotel is a top Fiji hotel. It is located in Nadi, less than 10 minutes away from the international airport. The hotel provides a free airport shuttle. The spacious rooms include a private bathroom, flat screen TV with cable channels, a terrace, a free WiFi access.
The hotel features a good restaurant serving Italian pizza and tandoori-baked Indian skewers. Guests can relax by the outdoor pool, in the hot tub or playing a chess game. There are also tennis courts on-site.
Simple hotel in the countryside
Outback Hotel Fiji is one of the top 10 hotels in Fiji. It is located in the countryside near the traditional village of Navala. Rooms include a private bathroom with a bathtub, air conditioning, a terrace with a view over the mountains, soundproofing and hardwood floors.
Family rooms accommodating up to three people are available. In the morning, a continental breakfast is served. Guests can relax while having a barbecue, or in the garden. Canoeing and hiking activities are provided nearby.
Luxury resort in the Yasawa Islands
The Paradise Cove Resort Navini is one of the best luxury hotels in Fiji. The villas are spacious and feature a private bathroom, a seating area, air conditioning, soundproofing and a free Wifi connection. Some villas also have a private swimming pool.
The resort boasts a private beach area, an outdoor swimming pool, and a day spa offering massage services. Guests can also enjoy meals at the restaurant. The resort can be reached via boat or seaplane from the main international airport in Nadi.
Beachfront property on Taveuni Island
Aroha Taveuni Hotel is the best hotel in Fiji in Taveuni island. Rooms have a great view over the ocean and feature a private bathroom, air conditioning, a balcony, a seating area and a free WiFi connection.
Family rooms accommodating up to five people are available and are fitted with a small kitchen. Guests can enjoy water sports activities, a day at the beach or the infinity outdoor swimming pool at the hotel. Bikes can be borrowed for free and babysitting services are provided by the friendly staff.
4-star hotel with a private beach
Viwa Island Resort is an adult only resort in Fiji, and one the best places to stay in Fiji. The private bungalows can accommodate between two and four people and feature a private bathroom, a balcony with a view, air conditioning, a sofa and free toiletries.
Guests can spend the day relaxing on the private beach area or snorkelling before heading for a drink at the bar, dinner at the restaurant or a game of pool in the common game room.
Affordable resort in Fiji
The Bedarra Beach Inn provides affordable accommodation in Fiji. The comfortable rooms feature private bathroom, air conditioning, a refrigerator and a seating area. Some rooms also have a balcony with views over the ocean.
For meals, guests can enjoy local food at the on-site restaurant, where live Fijian music is played every night. The hotel can provide free snorkelling and kayak equipments for a nice day in the water. For a more relaxing activity, the beach is the perfect place to soak up some sun.
Bungalows on the beach
Barefoot Kuata is a top Fiji hotel offering private rooms as well as beds in a shared dormitory. All rooms include a fan and mosquito nets. Some rooms have a private bathroom. Family rooms for up to four people are also available.
A bar and a restaurant are available on-site. The hotel supports marine conservation through awareness talks and responsible diving outings. Traditional activities like crab racing, coconut bowling and traditional dancing are organised every day. A WiFi connection is available for an additional charge.
5-star resort on a white sand beach
Maui Palms is one of the best luxury hotels in Fiji. Each room features air conditioning, a private bathroom with a bathtub, a flat screen TV with satellite channels, and a tea and coffee maker. Some rooms boast a view over the ocean, and family apartments can accommodate up to five people.
While staying at the hotel, guests can enjoy an infinity swimming pool, free use of kayaks and snorkelling equipment, and a wellness centre with massage services.
Tropical orchid garden with a 5-star hotel
The Fiji Orchid is a top rated hotel in Fiji. The beautiful bungalows include air conditioning, a garden view, a private patio, a seating area, a private bathroom and hardwood floors. A tasty breakfast is served every morning.
For meals, guests can dine on-site at the restaurant specialising in seafood. A stunning swimming pool is available, nested within lush greenery in the garden. The hotel is perfect for a quiet, romantic getaway in paradise.
Historic hotel in the heart of Suva
The Grand Pacific Hotel is a historic hotel located in the capital city of Fiji, Suva. First opened in 1914, it has been completely refurbished and transformed into a 5-star property. The comfortable rooms include air conditioning, a private bathroom, a flat screen TV with satellite channels and a balcony with a view.
The hotel features an outdoor swimming pool and a sun terrace. Guests have the choice between five different restaurants and three bars. There is also a spa and a fitness centre.
Chic accommodation in Fiji
The Westin Denarau is one of the best luxury hotels in Fiji. Located a 10-minute drive away from Nadi and its international airport, it is easily accessible. The resort is quite large and boasts six different swimming pools, fourteen restaurants, a 18-hole golf course, and ten tennis courts for guests to enjoy.
The comfortable rooms are all fitted with a private bathroom, air conditioning, a flat screen Tv and free toiletries. Some rooms also have a private patio and a view over the garden or the sea.
Stunning villas over the water
The Fiji Marriott Resort Momi Bay is one of the top 5 hotels in Fiji. It offers luxury accommodation, including overwater private villas. Each room features a private bathroom, air conditioning, a flat screen TV with satellite channels, bathrobes and slippers.
Some rooms are fitted with a bathtub, a balcony with a view and a seating area. The beautiful swimming pool is located right next to the beach. To relax, guests can also book a massage or a beauty treatment from the in-house spa.
This is the end of our insider’s guide to the best hotels in Fiji. these beautiful islands have a large choice to satisfy every style. From budget travellers to luxury seekers, adult only resort to kids clubs, everyone will find a great address to spend the holiday of their dream and enjoy the sparkling beaches.
If you are still unsure of which one to pick, we highly recommend our top choice for the best hotel in Fiji, Navutu Stars Resort. This boutique resort is located on a secluded island, setting the scene for a quiet and relaxing holiday. Make sure to indulge lounging around the pool or going snorkelling in the crystal clear surrounding waters!
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Born in Los Angeles, Aaron Hovanesian is one of the original staff writers for Hotel Jules. Having backpacked the world as a young man, Aaron now prefers to travel the world in luxury, proudly staying in the world's most amazing hotels and properties. When Aaron is not traveling he lives in Western Colorado he can be found brewing his own beer (probably an IPA) or spending time with his two amazing golden retrievers.