Suva is the center of political, economic, and cultural affairs. It is the largest city in the South Pacific and is the capital city of Fiji since 1882. The city is on the southeast coast of the island of Viti Levu.
Suva is the place to be when it comes to sports, history, culture, shopping, entertainment, nightlife, and other recreational pursuits compared to the other cities. You’ll find everything, no matter what you love to do most! Plus, it is home to a number of accommodations from luxurious hotels to neat and comfortable private accommodations that suit all kinds of travelers as well as their budget.
Your stay in Suva
There are several hotels and accommodation facilities that are close to the University of the South Pacific and the Fiji Museum. The list is as follows:
- Peninsula International Hotel Suva
- Elixir Hotel & Serviced Apartments
- Victoria Palms
- Suva Motor Inn
- James Cook Hotel
- Southern Cross Hotel
- Town House Apartment Hotel
- Grand Pacific Hotel
- Holiday Inn
- Tanoa Plaza Hotel
- de Vos on the Park
- Suva Aprtments
Or this website contains an updated list of Airbnb in Suva https://trip101.com/article/top-airbnbs-in-suva-fiji
Once you have settled in at the hotel you can walk around town although it is not recommended to walk around alone after dark. There are a number of shopping malls, small local shops, internet cafes, small snack outlets, pharmacies etc in the central business district which is open from 9am-5pm on weekdays. Tapped water in the city is safe to drink. There is a vast selection of food choices available in town to suit all budgets. Additionally if you do not purchase a sim card at the airport, there are a number of outlets in Suva city for all three mobile service providers.
Make sure you always (even when you sleep) carry your cards, passport, money or any other important documents on you in your money belt for extra precaution. When you are in Suva town, beware of pickpockets.
Language Almost everyone speaks English in urban settings.