Travelling as a couple? A guide to the best that Fiji Islands has to offer

Fiji Islands oozes with romance –  from secluded beach hideaways and golden sunsets to adrenalin-fuelled adventures for the couple who loves to be thrilled, there is something for everyone. Famous as a honeymoon destination, let the turquoise waters soothe your soul and the friendliness of the Fijian people lift your spirit. Relax, reconnect and immerse yourself in the romance of Fiji with our guide to the best activities for couples.

Stay in a beachfront or overwater bure

A bure is a traditional Fijian hut or bungalow with a thatched roof and wood. Many resorts offer beachfront bure-style accommodation as one of their more deluxe sleeping options, providing the perfect mix of traditional Fijian culture and ultimate island relaxation with modern and luxurious touches.

Choose a private and eco-friendly bure which overlooks the tranquil waters for a romantic getaway. Many resorts are designed for couples, offering an ambience of romance and intimacy. For couples who prefer to feel more among nature, you can opt for a garden bure, which offers a little more privacy and seclusion than those located on the beachfront, but is still within easy access of the water. For the ultimate in truly luxurious  experiences , one can also  stay in overwater bures.

Likuliku Lagoon Resort | Courtesy of Likuliku Lagoon Resort

Indulge in a joint spa treatment

A couple’s romantic trip to Fiji Islands would not be complete without at least one joint spa treatment. Ease into your day with the Early Risers Couple’s Massage or  Enjoy distraction-free moments together with the Time Out treatment , complete with champagne and chocolate-dipped fruit, before melting away stress with a joint massage, body wrap and facial.

Couple’s massage | © Collin Parker

Snorkel the colorful reefs or shark dive

The Fiji Islands are famous for their colorful reefs and tropical marine life, perfect for exploring the underwater world together. Join hands and snorkel off the beach at Natadola Bay, or opt for a heart-pumping thrill together with a shark dive in Pacific Harbour. If you’d like to try scuba diving, most resorts offer introductory sessions for first-timers –  the perfect opportunity to learn a new activity together.

Fiji Coral | © Ed Bierman

Sail or cruise the islands

Feel the ocean breeze through your hair and spend some quality time together sailing around the  Islands. Many companies offer day  trips around the islands on their catamaran, stopping off at various well-known snorkel spots to dive into the water and observe the colorful underwater world together. Or, enjoy a few days of island hopping.

For a relaxing evening sail, join a romantic Fiji sunset dinner cruise  and enjoy a barbecue dinner with local Fijian flavours.

Fiji cruise | © Roderick Eime

Fancy dinner together

Fiji has a variety of international cuisines as well as authentic, local flavors to offer. Enjoy your date night with some fine dining . Dine in style looking out to the infinity pools or the beautiful moonlit waters of the ocean. Enjoy some of the best , local seafood or extensive barbeque options.

Lobster served in Fiji | © Arnie Papp

Enjoy a Fijian sunset

There cannot be any thing in life that is more romantic than watching the sun sink into the horizon, bathing the beach and your loved one in a flattering golden glow. Fiji has some wonderful sunsets.  So ,  head down to a good viewing point along the waterfront, gaze deeply into each other’s eyes and  whisper sweet nothings into each other’s ears. Get all mushy and romantic while enjoying the sunset.

Romance at sunset at Fiji | Courtesy of Intercontinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa