The Fiji Islands have some of the most remote and pristine islands on the planet. Some of them can only be accessed by boat or seaplane. Visit the exotic Yasawas or Mamanucas Islands for white sand beaches, hotels on stilts, diving and great Instagram moments everyone will envy.

The Yasawa Islands, Get There by Seaplane

Yasawa and Mamanuca islandsThe Yasawa Islands are known for backpacking and flash packing options so that you can really get to know the natural environment of a tropical island. Here, resorts and lodges are owned by local Fijians, promising an authentic experience. It’s also the best way to get those great Instagram closeups.

The Yasawas are a popular destination for snorkeling and kayaking, and nothing is more evocative of vacation in paradise than a sunset sail in Fiji. Travel back in time in the northern part of the Yasawas, where the limestone caves of Sawa-i-lau let you visit primordial caves during a day trip.

Feeling adventurous? Dive with manta rays on Drawaqa Island for one of the most Instagrammable Places in Fiji. If you still need an adrenalin rush, travel to Kuata Island and snorkel with the local sharks for another great post.

The friendly locals are happy to provide plantation tours so that you can show everyone back home how papayas, cassava, bananas, mangoes and breadfruit grow in the fertile volcanic soil. You see most of this on your dinnerplate during your stay.

Kava kava is known for its calming effects, and Kava ceremonies are a local tradition that you can take part in. Many islanders gather together to share the earthy drink made from local roots. Partake any evening to get a good night’s sleep.

Get your cameras and phone ready, because the ocean view seaplane ride to Yasawas is full of instagrammable places in Fiji.

The Mamanucas Islands are Worth the Seaplane Trip

Mamanuca islandsOff the western coast of Viti Levu, the Mamanuca Islands can be seen from the Nadi coastline. To get there from the mainland, seaplane is the preferred transportation for speed and safety purposes.

Likuliku Lagoon is a popular romantic locale for couples only. This is one of the most instagrammable places in Fiji and one of the most exotic places you’re likely to visit. Over-water bungalows look primitive but are air-conditioned, and some suspend over a coral reef lagoon. Other line a gorgeous beachfront. If you’re looking for luxury, rent one with a private plunge pools. The seaplane ride over only takes 10 minutes.

Beachcomber Island features a marine sanctuary in the heart of the Mamanuca islands. This is a sought-after destination for solo travelers and groups of friends looking to party down. Its unique accommodations. Whether your perfect post features you walking barefoot in the moonlight or a group party shot, Beachcomber Island has you covered.

Take things as fast or slow as you like in the Mamanucas. We’ve given you some of the most instagrammable places in this Fiji Island group and you’ll surely discover some of your own. With iconic waves, 14,000 feet of coral reefs and endless possibilities for ocean adventure, you won’t want to leave. Yet, you’ll always have your Instagram posts.

Getting There

Turtle Airways is the best way to get to the Yasawas and Mamanuca Islands and all they have to offer. Feel free to call or visit our website to book your travel today.

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