Cast away islands: the Mamanuca

Famous for their coral reefs and white sand beaches, the Mamanuca Islands are a volcanic archipelago in the Republic of Fiji, Melanesia. 20 tropical islands set in the heart of the South Pacific Ocean, are easily accessible by catamaran, yacht and seaplane because are lying to the west of Nadi, one of the largest villages in the main island Viti Levu.

The Mamanuca Islands have great scuba diving sites like Big W and Gotham City and areas where it is possible to swim with reef sharks and dolphins. One of the islands, Monuriki, thanks to the picturesque lagoons, was chosen as main location for the movie Cast away.

Visitors can stay at renowned resorts that offer Spa treatments, golf courses and different activities such as kayaking, sailing, surfing and windsurfing.

 Info: http://www.fiji.travel/

Photo credit: ©Tourism Fiji

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