An Adult-Only Holiday in Suva
“Adult-Only” has become sort of a buzz word for Fiji holidays recently thanks to some luxurious adult-only resorts popping up all over the islands of Fiji. All over, that is, except for Suva… Yes, Fiji’s capital is still yet to offer that highly-sought adult-only experience. However, we will attempt to give you some amazing adult-only alternatives to the plush resorts in this adult only guide to Suva. We’ll guide you through the adult-only experiences, nightlife and alternative accommodation options in this guide.
5 Adult-Only Activities in Suva
- Unwind with a relaxing spa treatment in one of Suva’s day spas
- Have a cocktail at one of Suva’s trendy bars
- Rejuvenate the mind in a yoga class
- Tackle a multi-day hike through the heart of Fiji
- Party into the night on Victoria Parade
For more information on each of these activities, check out our 5 Adult-Only Activities in Suva, or simply continue reading…
How to Get to Suva
Located on the southwest coast of Viti Levu, Fiji’s main island, Suva is connected to the rest of Viti Levu by the Queens Road and the Kings Road. For a private “adult-only” transport options for getting to Suva, renting a car, taxi or a private transfer ensures that you share the transport with who you choose. For alternative transport methods, such as flights and buses, find out more in our 6 Ways to Get to Suva.
Suva Car Rentals
A private transport method worth exploring is renting a car. This is a great option if you plan on visiting multiple locations around Viti Levu with Suva on the itinerary. Car rentals in Fiji are available at Nadi International Airport, Nausori Airport and in a few resorts along the Coral Coast (south coast of Viti Levu). Check out The Best Car Rentals in Fiji for more information.
Suva via Taxi
Taxis are abundant in the large cities of Fiji, such as Suva and Nadi. In fact, taxis in Fiji will even go as far as Suva for arrivals at the Nadi International Airport. It’s best to negotiate and agree on a price before accepting a taxi for this length of trip. Expect prices to start, at a minimum, of FJ$200 one way between Nadi and Suva. Otherwise, taxis are incredibly cheap to make short trips around Suva. Check out 10 Things You Need to Know About Taxis in Fiji for more tips.
Suva via Private Transfer
Enjoy your own space in a private transfer to Suva from Nadi International Airport, taking around three to four hours along the Queens Road. Once booked, your driver will be waiting for you at the airport ready to take you straight to your chosen accommodation in Suva. Check out Go Local Fiji and Discover Fiji Tours for examples. This transportation method can range from FJ$160-$500 one way, so shop around for the best price.
Adult-Only Relaxation in Suva
Looking for some R&R time during your trip to Suva? This is Fiji after all. Suva’s day spas and wellness centres are a great way to escape the crowds and enjoy some time without distraction, whether it’s a couples massage with your loved one or rejuvenating with like-minded people at a yoga class.
Day Spas in Suva
How can you visit Fiji without indulging in a heavenly spa treatment? In the islands of relaxation, it’s no surprise that its capital has a few fantastic day spas to choose from. The most famous spa go-to is the Pure Fiji Day Spa, the base of the famous spa product brand. Instantly escape the hustle and bustle of the city as you step over the gently running waters are the entrance to the spa. From there, you have a huge range of treatments to leave you feeling refreshed and relaxed, whether it’s full body ritual, wrap, facial or something more. Of course, each treatment uses natural spa products using Fijian plant extracts.
Indulge in luxury at the five-star Grand Pacific Hotel and their Bliss Spa. The spa boasts a dry sauna, steam shower, and six private massage rooms – two of which are designed especially for couples. Using Pure Fiji products, Bliss Spa offers a range of traditional Fijian rituals as well as something familiar like a Swedish massage or a hot stone massage.
And the list goes on for blissful spas located in Suva. Check out our 6 Best Day Spas in Suva for more recommendations.
Yoga & Wellness
Wellness and fitness centres are where you can concentrate on mind and body healing without distraction. VEDA Spa offers yoga sessions to keep your body in shape and rejuvenate the mind. Or mingle with the locals at the Zenergy Group Fitness Studio based at Pure Fiji. Zenergy offers an active schedule of classes, from yoga to body pump.
Adult-Only Adventure Activities in Suva
Yes, there’s even adventure to be found starting from Suva! While there are many options for enjoying the great outdoors right on the doorstep of the city, such as the Colo-i-Suva Forest Park and Mount Korobaba, these options are extremely family-friendly. For those seeking experiences that are more likely to be child-free, your next best choice is a multi-day trek through the highlands of Viti Levu or choosing one of the awesome adventure activities available in the nearby Pacific Harbour and Beqa. Check out our 10 Adult-Only Activities in the Pacific Harbour for inspiration.
Multi-Day Hikes from Suva
Offering pick-ups from Suva, a multi-day hike with Talanoa Treks is an awesome adventure and alternative experience in Fiji. Swap the sandy shores for an inland trek to discover the “real Fiji”, including authentic villages and breathtaking highland landscape. Choose between one-day, two-day, three-day and four-day hikes offering a wealth of scenery, experiences and challenges.
Nightlife in Suva
Have you been wondering where Fiji’s party scene was? It’s been hiding in Suva all along! If you’re looking for fun in a child-free environment, then you can’t do better than the lively nightclubs and vibrant bars of Suva. Suva is compact enough for bar-hopping with a great selection of nightclubs and bars each having their own unique vibe.
Nightclubs in Suva
Awesome partying can be found down the Victoria Parade, especially on Friday and Saturday night, offering the most lively night scene in Fiji. Traps Bar is a must-go with five different bars in one so you’re sure to find the right vibe. For eccentricity and just plain fun, head to Purple Haze (McArthur Street) decorated with inflatable aliens and neon everything! Down Under Pub (Carnarvon Street) is well worth checking out any time of the evening, whether it’s to chill with a game of pool or dance into the early hours. Signals Night Club is another popular joint with the locals, while Onyx Platinum Nightclub has a creative menu of cocktails, shooters, as well as local and international beers.
Bars in Suva
Mingle with the locals or meet up with friends at Suva’s cool array of drinking holes. Bad Dog Cafe (McArthur Street) is one of Suva’ most stylish bars serving up refreshing cocktails and imported beers. O’Reilly’s (McArthur Street) is a relaxing place to start the evening, whether it’s to play pool or watch sports on the big screens. The Irish bar attracts a clientele of all ages and backgrounds.
For more recommendations and information on each venue, check out our complete Guide to Nightlife in Suva.
Weddings & Honeymoons in Suva
Finally, many couples seek the “adult-only” experience in Fiji for a special occasion, like an island wedding or honeymoon. Your search might just bring you to the romantic wedding venues gracing Suva. In terms of specialised honeymoon accommodation and experience, your choice in Suva is very limited so you might want to set your sights on the nearby Pacific Harbour or Coral Coast. Check out our Wedding & Honeymoon Guide to the Pacific Harbour and Wedding & Honeymoon Guide to the Coral Coast for more tips.
To unpack more on adult-only weddings and honeymoons in Suva, check out our Wedding & Honeymoon Guide to Suva to start planning your special occasion.