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This chain of 20 islands garners attention for its lush landscapes, striking volcanic peaks, sparkling blue lagoons, and ever-present sunshine. The Yasawas Islands are also known as the great granddaddy of the Mamanucas in both breadth and magnitude. Here, the number of things to do is infinite. You can work up a sweat hiking along Waya island, or, for something less exhausting, try laying out on Oarsman's Bay beach on Nacula, or if you want to cool off, head to the Blue Lagoon on Nanuya Lailai island. To get around, you can hire a seaplane from Nadi or a ferry from Denarau Port. For more information, visit the tourism website.

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If you're looking for a good, central place to stay and enjoy the beach, the Coral Coast is a good bet. You'll find it on the southwest side of Viti Levu. Along its pearly white sands, you'll spot resorts and hotels galore. But even if you're not staying at one of these, you can access the shoreline from Queens Highway, which runs between Nadi and Suva. Be sure to bring water, snacks, and sunscreen with you, especially if you're not staying in one of the adjacent properties. For more information, visit the website.

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