Yasawa-I-Rara Island, Fiji
Yasawa is the main island of the Yasawa Group, an archipelago located in north-western Fiji. The islands are famous for their beautiful white sandy beaches, lush tropical rainforests and spectacular mountain-top views of the Islands.
Yasawa island has only one resort which offers a variety of activities including picnicking or swimming at one of 14 deserted beaches, sailing a catamaran or sailboard, visiting the local villages, tennis or game fishing. You can also charter a boat to Nanuya Levu where the caves and coves were made famous in the classic movie The Blue Lagoon.
Things to see and do
* Snorkeling & scuba diving
* Village trips
* Game Fishing
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Fiji dollar (F$)
Language – Fijian, English & Hindustani
Land Area – 135 km² (Yasawa group)
Population – 6000 approx (Yasawa group)
Electricity – 2 angled flat pins and 1 round pin centred below Australian style
Time – GMT plus twelve hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 679
Port Location – The Yasawa island resort has its own areas for mooring boats.
Transport Links – Awesome Adventures Fiji provide the Yasawa Flyer as the primary transport to and through the Yasawa Islands from Nadi. The trip takes about 2 hours.
Another means of travel is Turtle Airways, which offers special rates for budget travelers to the Yasawas. Flights leave for the Yasawas daily, with the journey taking 35 minutes from Nadi.