What neighborhood to stay in Suva?

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You're going to Fiji, to the island of Viti Levu? This is where you will stay in Suva, the largest city in the South Pacific!

Suva is the capital of the Fiji Islands but also the largest city in the immense South Pacific region: with nearly 80,000 inhabitants but more than 300,000 if you take into account its agglomeration, it is indeed a densely populated territory for a city in Oceania! Located on the south-east coast of the island of Viti Levu, which is also the main island of the Fiji archipelago, it has all the attributes of a tourist city: in addition to its international airport, it has a port that welcomes cruise ships and ferries serving the other islands of the archipelago, but also major tourist attractions. Once there, admire this former colonial capital with its Victorian style!

Are you ready to try your hand at adventure in this typically Oceanian city, with its strong character? Come on, we'll take you and give you the best tips on how to find the accommodation of your dreams in Suva.

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If you're looking for a place to stay in Suva, the city centre is definitely the place to go to find a place to rent, or a hotel room in one of the establishments lining the Nubukalou Creek or Walu Bay alleys; these urban areas are popular with western tourists, while also offering a great deal of local culture!

Here, one can also discover some of the most beautiful aspects of the local culture: in addition to the kindness of the inhabitants, legendary in all Oceania, many tourist points of interest are present such as the Fiji Museum, located in the heart of the Thurston Gardens, a splendid park planted with trees and flowers welcoming streams of visitors who come to take shelter when it is too hot. You can enjoy an ice cream, a kava - a succulent traditional Melanesian drink - or simply go shopping. You will have understood it: staying in Suva is ideal in the city centre, and it will be easy to take a boat to visit the fantastic surrounding islets!

Finding an Airbnb in downtown Suva


Situated in the north of the city on the Princess Road, Tamavua is an affluent neighbourhood overlooking the town and close to the Colo-i-Suva Forest Park, the splendid national park adjacent to the township.

When looking for a place to sleep in Suva, Tamavua is a perfect place if you have a large budget to rent a villa by the week or a chic apartment on one of the rental platforms that share this market! Moreover, the area, which offers splendid accommodation, is also easily accessible from Nausori International Airport.

Lami Town

Lami Town is a charming suburban town in the west of the city, frequented by many expatriates and wedged between Suva Bay and Korobaba Mountain.

If we tell you about it, it's because here, you can find where to sleep in Suva by renting a lodge on the rainforest side or on the sea side - your choice, but always respecting the authenticity of the place! All the shops are located nearby and, moreover, it is quite possible to do your shopping in this modern village with its shops, restaurants, and... nightclubs : we didn't tell you that, but when you look for accommodation in Suva, you land in the ideal place to party in the island of Viti Levu. The area is located on Queens Road, which runs along the coastline along the south of the island and is one of the main arteries to other dream tourist attractions on Viti Levu, including the beautiful beaches on the west coast, especially Natadola: one of the most beautiful in Fiji!

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