From Suva, Fiji is about 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the northwest, and Nadi is approximately 70 miles (113 kilometers) to the west.
The University of the South Pacific and the Fiji National Stadium are great spots to spend time in Suva.
The area around Suva is brimming with cultural and natural attractions, from firmly-established, must-see spots to hidden gems that lay slightly off the beaten path. Navua, lays 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the east, while Toberua Island is situated 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southwest.
When the weather's less than perfect, don't worry, Fiji boasts a range of art galleries and craft workshops, guaranteed to keep you and your family entertained and dry. Houses of worship are great windows into a region's soul. The temples of Fiji are certainly no exception.
There are many high-adrenaline adventures to be enjoyed. Around Fiji. Head out and go hiking or horse riding to get your heart rate up. Mix education and relaxation during your stay by signing up for one of Suva's fascinating guided nature walks.
World travelers know that eating what the locals eat is a good technique to really get to know an area. Sweet potato as well as coconut are often included as features in local dishes here. Don't wrap up your time in the area without sampling kokodo (marinated raw fish) and palusami (steamed meat with coconut and taro leaves). Ask for mixed rootcrops dessert at the finish of your meal. This is a common choice for residents. If you enjoy a quality brew, order a Fiji Taki Beer. It is popular in Fiji. After dinner try a Bounty White Rum, a local favorite. If you are after an alcohol-free option, enjoy fresh tropical fruit juice.
When it is time to leave Suva, say goodbye the way they do in Fijian, with a hearty "Ni sa moce."