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Sightseeing in Vanua Levu Island - what to see. Complete travel guide

Vanua Levu is the second largest island in Fiji; its main value is the beautiful nature. There are several completely unexplored areas on the island; that’s a rare occurrence in the modern world. Divers are attracted to these scenic places by coral reefs, which also managed to maintain their original beauty. Vanua Levu is a perfect destination for beach vacations; however, fans of excursions won’t be bored. In addition to unique natural attractions, there are several amazing historical sites and archaeological areas on the island.
Beaches of Vanua Levu appeal to travelers preferring to enjoy pristine natural beauty, admire scenic spots and dive. One of the most scenic stretches of coastline is Savusavu Bay located in … Open
Mount Nasorolevu is worth mentioning among the natural attractions. That’s the highest point of the island. Mountain slopes are entirely covered with tropical vegetation. A lot of hiking trails are laid there, but some slopes of the mountain remain out of reach because of rank vegetation.
The largest town on the island is Labasa; Floating Island has being its symbol for many years. A small island located in one of the local lakes is an amazing natural site. During the day, a small piece of land is moving over the surface of the lake in all directions, and sometimes even hits the bank. Labasa also features an amazing religious landmark, Snake Temple. Locals consider this place to be sacred and regularly bring various tributes to the temple, including turmeric, coconut milk and spices, which they believed would appease the gods. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Charming hotels are available for travelers on the island; Grand Eastern is among prestigious ones. It is located in Labasa and offers romantic rooms decorated in different color schemes. … Open
Those who want to admire historic buildings have to visit Savusavu . The old farmhouse has survived there in its original form. That’s a vivid monument to the colonial era. Being in Savusavu, you should definitely take a look into the local oyster farm. It’s quite different from farms on nearby islands, as oysters are bred not for culinary purposes. Pearls are harvested on this farm, and all attendants can learn a lot of interesting things about the intricacies of this craft. The farm has a great store, where you can buy beautiful gifts.
Vanua Levu, Fiji Another striking hallmarks of Savusavu are hot springs. They can be found in different parts of the district; springs continually remind about volcanic activity. A lot of impressions will give a walk around one of the fishing villages, where the atmosphere and the main harvesting remains unchanged for many hundreds of years.
You have to make considerable efforts to try traditional cuisine of the aborigines. The fact is that today the cuisine of the island has largely changed due to the influence of Chinese and … Open
Returning to natural attractions, it’s worth noting Waisali Nature Reserve. The territory of the protected zone occupies an area of 100 hectares. That’s a vast completely untouched tropical forest. It’s home to many rare birds and animals, as well as rare species of flowers and trees, which can’t be seen in any other part of the world.
Vanua Levu, Fiji The best beaches of Vanua Levu Island are located in the SavuSavu area. They are covered with soft and light sand. Coastal waters are very clean and calm near the island, and have become famous due to their gorgeous turquoise shade. It is a fabulous destination for snorkeling and watching exotic fish. Local beaches are some of the calmest on the island. Strong waves are absolutely not typical for the area. That is the reason why travelers with children love to relax there.
Vanua Levu is the second largest island in Fiji. Despite its size, it has only recently become a tourist destination. Therefore, there is not a particularly developed service, there are no … Open
Tunuloa Peninsula never ceases to attract travelers with its gorgeous wild beaches. It is a great place with the untouched and pristine beauty. There are always many vacationers on the beaches of this part of the island, but local beaches are spacious, so they are never crowded. Even at the peak of the tourist season, it is not hard to find an almost empty space there. Numerous divers arrive on the island from May until October as this period is considered the best time for scuba diving. Divers are in love with absolutely stunning coral reefs, including the Big White Wall, which have become home to numerous exotic marine creatures.
Travelers craving for more comfort also have a suitable place to relax. They may be interested in the beaches located near Hibiscus Road. Beaches in this part of the island have a well-developed infrastructure, all necessary gear, and numerous restaurants and bars nearby. Besides that, there are several water sports centers and excursion bureaus involved in marine excursions. Jean-Michel Cousteau is the most luxurious resort on the island. This is the place where the internationally famous marine biologist works.
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Boiled Bat in Lutukina Restaurants

From the series “The Most Disgusting Dishes in the World”
Bats are not only added to the soup. They are also fried, and then served to the table with a spicy sauce. A special exotic supplement to the dish is a glass with the blood decanted during cutting a bat. Such dishes may seem simply awful for many Europeans, but in Asia they have a lot of fans. In Asian restaurants, if guests feel uncomfortable, it’s always offered to cut the carcass of a bat to make the dish not so scary. The treat is sure to appeal to all fans of spicy dishes. Experienced gourmets say that taste of bat’s meat is very similar to chicken. … Read further
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