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Preparing your trip to Yasawa: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

1. You can get to Yasawa by water. It will take from 1.5 to 4 hours on a catamaran, depending on which island of the archipelago you are going to. Another option is to get here by helicopter or seaplane. It's not cheap. The catamaran departs early in the morning from Denarau port on Viti Levu island. Seaplanes depart daily from Nadi Island, the trip will take only 45 minutes.
2. You can rent a boat to get from one island of the archipelago to another, this service is usually provided by hotels.
3. Resorts here often occupy the entire island, and there are options designed only for adults. If you plan to travel with children, be sure to check whether there is a family stay at the hotel.
4. There are almost no cafes and restaurants outside the resorts on Yasawa, and moreover, there are not many hotels, so you need to worry about accommodation in advance.
5. Hotels are mostly expensive and luxury. Yasawa is not a place for budget tourists. Copyright
6. Excursions involve moving between the Islands, if you are not sure if you have seasickness, bring your medicine.
7. In general, you should definitely bring medicines and sunscreen here. The Islands are very small, and you will hardly find a pharmacy here.
The hotels resented on the Yasawa Islands are truly unique. Some of them fully occupy the territory of the certain island. One of such resorts is Nanuya Island Resort. There are no other … Open
8. Take the simplest, but with sleeves, to protect your body from the sun. Be sure to take a hat and comfortable shoes if you plan to go on excursions.
9. The main activities on the Islands are diving and fishing or walking and exploring nature. Therefore, if you prefer cultural time spending – Yasawa is not the best option for you.
10.Seasonality here is clearly evident. There is a rainy season from January to April. The peculiarity of the Islands is that in addition to the rains there are often hurricanes and constant gusty winds, so you need to come to Yasawa in the dry season – from May to December. June and July are considered to be the highest season, there are most tourists at this period of time.
11. There are no roads and road traffic on the Islands of the archipelago. You will move on foot here.
12. You will only need cash for excursions on Yasawa. As a rule, you can pay for everything with a card at the hotel. You can exchange money in a bank on Viti Levu or in the exchanger at the airport. Most resorts have an exchange office on the territory-ask in advance, as there are no bank branches on the Islands.
13.There are no shops, souvenirs and some little things you can buy in the resorts. Families with children should especially take this into account. Be sure to take everything you need.
14. You don’t have to leave tips in restaurants and resorts. You can thank a guide or a taxi driver.
15.Since the Islands are sparsely inhabited, the most part of them is the tourist area. So, there are no special restrictions on the form of clothing, but if you are going to visit a local village, you need to wear something closed, but not a tracksuit.
16.At the entrance of the house of a local resident, you need to remove your shoes. Traditionally, you should present a small gift to the owner of the house, but if you are on an organized tour, it is not required.
17. Fijians are friendly and respectful to tourists, as to dear guests. You shouldn’t cry and show emotions openly on the streets. It is forbidden to touch the head of the locals.
18.You should greet and eat only with your right hand. The left is considered unclean.
19.It is worth noting that there is an English type of 240 volts sockets with three holes-be sure to purchase an adapter.
20.You need a yellow fever vaccination. It is also desirable to be vaccinated against cholera, typhus, polio and hepatitis B. Tropical fever is carried by mosquitoes, so there should be mosquito nets on the windows or special curtains over the beds.
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