There are lots of places that could qualify as great summer vacation destinations, however, Fiji is truly the best summer vacation destination. It has everything you could possibly want in a place to go for summer. Fiji is blessed with hundreds of islands, countless miles of secluded beaches, calm lagoons, and amazing tropical forests.
Many summer vacation destinations are designed to take your money. They are made for affluent people who have the funds to spend a lot on their vacation. There is nothing wrong with this if you are one of those people, but many people have varying budgets and varying needs for their holiday. Fiji has many resorts that cater to all different types of budgets and desires. From ultra luxurious exclusive resorts to budget friendly “backpacker resorts” and everything in between. No matter what your budget is, Fiji has a resort that can accommodate you.
Summer is Actually Fiji’s Cool Season
Fiji is a south pacific island nation. By south pacific, we mean it is south of the equator. That means that the seasons are actually reversed. In Fiji, What we think of as Summer in the northern hemisphere is actually winter in Fiji. But not to worry, July’s average high temperature in Fiji is about 79 degrees Fahrenheit. Conversely, the average high in January is 84 degrees Fahrenheit. Summer is also Fiji’s dry season with an average of 5 inches of rain in July compared to an average of 14.5 inches of rain in March.
So summertime weather in Fiji is really just about as beautiful as it gets.. anywhere.
It’s The Water Silly
I’m sure you have seen Fiji artesian bottled water on the shelves in your local store. That isn’t what I am talking about. Fiji has some of the most amazing, calm, clear lagoons you have ever seen. If you like paddle boarding, kayaking, sailing, snorkeling or diving, these Fiji lagoons are a must visit attraction. Fiji is home to some amazingly vibrant soft coral reefs that have an abundance of colorful tropical fish that you have to see to believe. You can also swim with Manta Rays, and dive with sharks. If you prefer your fish on the end of a line, you can go deep sea fishing, or hand line fishing closer to shore. The possibilities for water lovers are endless in Fiji.
A Gallup poll showed that 93% of Fijians say they are happy or very happy. That is the highest number from any nation on earth. Is it any surprise? If you lived steps away from the most beautiful beaches on the planet you’d be happy as well. They say the sound of waves crashing helps sooth your mood, and breathing salt air can help balance your emotions. Maybe that helps people in Fiji stay so happy.
If you want to make the most of your Fiji vacation, you should book a scenic seaplane tour from Turtle Airways. Seeing Fiji from above adds an amazing experience to the best summer vacation destination. Soaring over the islands and lagoons is an amazing site, and you should definitely bring your camera.
So come to Fiji and enjoy the best summer vacation destination in the south pacific and the whole world.