Most travellers go to Nadi (nan-di) twice, whether they like it or not: its indecently warm air slaps you in the face when you first step from the plane, and kicks you up the backside as you board for home.
For some, this is twice too often and many people ensure their Nadi exposure is as brief as possible: this ramshackle town doesn't offer much, though it's a good place to stock up on supplies, plan trips and make use of facilities that may be lacking elsewhere.
Just north of downtown, between the mosque and the Nadi River, Narewa Rd leads west to Denarau island, where you’ll find Nadi’s top-end resorts. There’s also a busy tourist shopping and eating area at Denarau Marina, where boats depart for the Mamanuca and Yasawa Groups.
These are our favorite local haunts, touristy spots, and hidden gems throughout Nadi.
Whether it’s a guided tour of a historic landmark, private tasting of local delicacies, or an off-road adventure — explore the best experiences in Nadi.