With a plethora of pristine, fine-grained beaches, abundant coral and marine life and exploring opportunities, it's no surprise that Fiji consistently makes the top ten list of Australia's most popular travel destinations. From June 2016 to June 2017, over 350,000 Australians visited the country, according to the Fiji Bureau of Statistics.
If like the many other Australians that continue to visit the country, you too have booked a romantic Fiji getaway to the island of Vanua Levu, there are a few things that you'll want to be aware of before departing. Allow the five-star Fiji Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort to fill you in!
The Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort is located in Savusavu which as a whole receives a warm, tropical climate all year round. Weather temperatures average at around 25C, making it enjoyable and bearable for all visitors.
What to pack
With pleasant temperatures and sun-filled days, visitors to the Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort are sure to want to make the most of our outdoor facilities and surrounding areas. Ensuring that cool clothes are packed for daytime activities is necessary, along with longer coverups for when the sun sets. Essentials such as sunglasses, sunscreen, mosquito repellent, swimming gear and thongs mustn't be forgotten either.
Fiji is renowned for its food, with visitors set to enjoy cuisine heavily influenced by the surrounding ocean, along with subtle spices and root vegetables such as taro. To make your five-star couples holiday in Fiji extra special, the Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort bring the best of Fiji cuisine to our guests.
Experience a traditional Fijian Lovo feast; a method where food is covered in banana leaves and cooked in a fire pit. We hold one every week here at the resort, so a traditional taste of Fiji is never far away!
The native language of Fiji is unsurprisingly known as 'Fijian', although Hindi and English are also spoken. Learn a few common phrases before you depart to truly immerse yourself in the culture.
The people of Fiji are renowned for being incredibly friendly, welcoming and easy-going. Our hospitable and kind staff are shining examples of this and help to keep our five-star Fiji resort the great place it is today.
However, there are customs that should be adopted to avoid causing offence. When visiting a village, individuals should dress conservatively and remove hats and shoes, and avoid touching anybody's head. If offered the national drink of Kava, visitors should politely accept as it's customary to drink.
After remembering the above points, the only thing that's left to do is to get excited! With so much to see and do, your luxury couples vacation in Fiji is waiting for you here at the Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort!