Lau Islands in eastern Fiji is a group of 60 tiny islands. Looking at the map, they look like spattered green paint on the Pacific Ocean’s blue stretch. Only about 30 islands are inhabited by friendly Fijian locals who make their living from the reefs. They get their basic living supplies from cargo boats coming from the capital city of Suva. Fiji’s other islands are much nearer the capital city and international airport and with luxury resorts to boast. The following, however, are reasons why Lau Islands should also be placed on everyone’s tourism map.
The first reason is clearly Vanau Balavu. Located north of Lau, the island of Vanau Balavu is very scenic and inviting. It has the only official accommodation in all the Lau Islands, the Moana’s Guesthouse. Situated near the traditional village of Lomaloma, the [Read more…]