Nadi is located on the western side of Fiji’s main island of Viti Levu and is a busy tourist town, mainly due to the fact that Fiji’s main airport ‘Nadi International Airport’ is located here. Over 90% of all tourist and visitors to Fiji pass through this airport, with many direct flights to the other destinations in Fiji.
Nadi has a number of thing to do and places to see, with attractions such as the colourful Sri Siva Subramaniya temple, largest Hindu temple in the Southern Hemisphere. Denarau Island features an 18 hole golf course, resorts, restaurants and marina ( Port Denarau ) which along with transfers to Fiji’s famous Mamanuca and Yasawa Islands offers a number of marine services, shotover jet rides and yacht and fishing charters. The Garden of the Sleeping Giant is a popular half or full-day trip close to Nadi, featuring a beautiful orchid collection and a landscaped tropical walk through natural rainforest. The property was bequeathed to Fiji by the late Raymond Burr or Ironsides fame, and attracts tourists throughout the year.
Nadi has a number of resorts, hotels, homestays and budget accommodation options to cater for all travelers. There are a number of hotels very close to the Nadi International Airport that allow people to have a stop over before they travel on to other parts of Fiji. To view accommodation options near the airport, please visit our Nadi Airport Hotels section. A popular area for short or long stays is found along Nadi Bay, with both mid-range and budget options available. For more upmarket resort hotels, then head for Denarau island, which is a gated integrated vacation destination incorporating top hotel chains (Sofitel, Sheraton, Hilton, WorldMark, Westin) along with a championship golf course and the Port Denarau Marina.