This archipelago of 322 islands are situated in the South Pacific Ocean and well known for their varying coral reefs. Its tropical rainforests, coconut plantations and palm-tree-lined beaches are big draws for those looking to soak up the scenery. Over 1,500 species of sea life live amongst the islands’ reefs, making it a real haven for scuba divers and snorkellers. Adrenaline junkies can take up whitewater rafting and even skydiving experiences above the crystal-clear sea. If you prefer to keep your feet firmly on the ground, then islands such as Taveuni and Kadavu are a rustic paradise for hikers. The capital of Suva is a great place to learn about the country’s history and culture, with the Fiji Museum and Municipal Market among the attractions. The town has a large Indian population so you’ll find plenty of authentic curry houses serving up tasty dishes. Most accommodation can be found in the main cities of Suva and Nadi, with a range of hotels, apartments and beach resorts among the top choices.