Suva (population 141,000) is the capital of Fiji.

15 things to do

All Places Fiji

Grand Pacific Hotel

The grand old lady of hotels in Fiji, built in 1914 as a luxury hotel for passengers on steamships crossing the Pacific. Although it was closed down in 1992 and stood decaying and abandoned for over 20 years, it has since undergone much needed renovations and been restored to its former glory, re-opening in time for its 100th anniversary in 2014.

SLEEP   —  +679 3222000 —  5 Prince Road

Fiji Museum

The Fiji Museum is an excellent place for tourists to understand the historical background of Fiji. With artifacts dating back as far as 3,700 years it provides many exhibits that educate travelers on the nation's traditions and culture. The museum is located in heart of Suva’s botanical gardens.

5 Princes Hotel

In a landmark building. Garden Cottage set in tropical gardens or in a Deluxe Room located in the historical building. All cottages and rooms are airconditioned and fitted with executive style furniture and internet access. Great food, dining on the open air veranda.

SLEEP   —  +679 3381575 —  5 Prince Road

Fr or Fringing Reef

This bar and coffee shop is situated literally on the water and has a view that matches its location. Sometimes fish & chips and other food is available from the kitchen. The location is also accessible by walking along the sea-wall path.

DRINK   —  Queen Elizabeth Drive

Colonial Lodge

Big dorm room, but very enjoyable/familiar atmosphere and also some long-term guests. Breakfast included and dinner possible. Definitely a nice place to stay longer and socialize.

SLEEP   —  Map

Palm Court Bistro

Outdoor Cafe, relaxed atmosphere. Palm Court Bistro has an all day breakfast menu, however they are renowned for their freshly made sandwiches made to order from the sandwich bar.

Singh's Curry House

Sells cheap and delicious authentic Fijian curry. Eat in or takeaway.


High-end European cuisine. The best steaks in town.

EAT   —  Southern Cross Hotel


A good Indian restaurant.


OTHER   —  +679 331-4973 —  P.O. Box 178

About Suva

Suva is on southeast coast of the "main island" of Fiji, Viti Levu. Suva became the capital of Fiji in 1877. Fiji's tallest building, the Reserve Bank of Fiji Building, is in downtown Suva, also known as the Central Business District (CBD).

The Fiji School of Medicine and one of the three campuses of the University of the South Pacific are in Suva.

Suva tends to be the major commercial and political centre of Fiji, whereas Nadi is the major tourist centre.

Source: wikivoyage