Best Places for Backpackers in Fiji.

Enjoy backpacking around Fiji without a fixed itinerary by using our handy listings of the best hostels in every destination. Specially curated for backpackers and economy travellers, we help you find an amazing place to stay no matter where you're headed!

The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Fiji.

Top 34 hostels in Fiji.

These are the 34 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Fiji.

1
Octopus Resort

98 /100

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Octopus Resort

Octopus Resort has a stunning white sandy beach, with fantastic sunsets, and amazing snorkeling right off the beach, the resort also has a swimming pool. The bar and restaurant have a sand floor, so no shoes needed at meal times. There is a required meal plan which is $119 FJD per person for Bre...
Octopus Resort is a hostel in Yasawa Islands. Check Hostelworld for prices.

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Vatia Beach Eco-Hostel

97 /100

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Vatia Beach Eco-Hostel

Six traditional beach huts (bures) are available to give your skin a rest from the sun and enjoy some fresh fruit or salads with vegetables from our garden. Vatia Beach faces west meaning that the most beautiful sunset views are guaranteed 365 days a year!! At Vatia Beach Resort we have started g...
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Rendezvous surf camp Fiji

96 /100

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Rendezvous surf camp Fiji

Bula! Welcome to Rendezvous surf camp Fiji. If you are all about surfing in Fiji, We are the perfect Choice for you. ​Accommodation at Rendezvous Fiji is ideal for travelers on a budget and perfect for surfers. The variety of options can suit many different travel styles and budgets, and inc...
Rendezvous surf camp Fiji is a hostel in Nadi. Check Hostelworld for prices.

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Mantaray Island Resort

95 /100

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Mantaray Island Resort

Winner of Fiji Excellence in Tourism Awards - Best Budget Accommodation 2012, 2013 and 2014 And Hostel Worlds Best Hostel in Fiji 2016 Whether you want to kick back and relax with a good book, or keep yourself busy with a host of activities, Mantaray Island Resort offers the perfect mix. Tag...
Mantaray Island Resort is a hostel in Yasawa Islands. Check Hostelworld for prices.

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Uprising Beach Resort

94 /100

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Uprising Beach Resort

Stylishly nestled on the beachfront between tropical palms, Uprising offers Adventure, Relaxation and sheer Natural Beauty all in one stunning safe location. Imagine a fun friendly place right on the beach where the young and young-at-heart come to playTHATS Uprising. Authentic Fijian accommoda...
Uprising Beach Resort is a hostel in Pacific Harbour. Check Hostelworld for prices.

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Barefoot Manta Island

93 /100

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Barefoot Manta Island

Far from the madding crowds and barely touched by the hand of man, all of the resort rooms are dotted along three unspoiled beaches, within walking distance of pristine coral reefs in protected marine parks. With visiting manta rays (seasonal May-Oct) as your neighbours and billions of stars overhea...
Barefoot Manta Island is a guesthouse in Yasawa Islands. Check Hostelworld for prices.

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Sunrise Lagoon Homestay

93 /100

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Sunrise Lagoon Homestay

Bula!! We are a welcoming, always smiling Fijian family living on the small island of Nanuya Lailai. Sunrise Lagoon Homestay is located in a stunning and wild environment overlooking a postcard beach. Just 15 minutes charming walk from the famous 'Blue Lagoon'. Have you watched the movie?('The b...
Sunrise Lagoon Homestay is a hostel in Yasawa Islands. Check Hostelworld for prices.

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Blue Lagoon Beach Resort

92 /100

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Blue Lagoon Beach Resort

Blue Lagoon Beach Resort looks over crystal clear waters and amazing sunsets. There is a marine conservation directly at the front of the resort with great snorkelling. The iconic sand floor restaurant offer a la carte menus. There is a required meal plan which is $119 FJD per person for Breakfast,...
Blue Lagoon Beach Resort is a hotel in Yasawa Islands. Check Hostelworld for prices.

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9
Ratu Kini

90 /100

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Ratu Kini's Backpackers and Dive Resort

See our amazing Deals! Ratu Kini's is the ultimate island backpacker PADI dive resort on Mana. The island is a well-known tourist destination in the Mamanuca group and it is located about 30 kilometers west of Nadi Airport. The island is surrounded by white powdered sandy beaches, and crystal blu...
Ratu Kini's Backpackers and Dive Resort is a hostel in Mana Island. Check Hostelworld for prices.

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10
Namuka Bay Lagoon

90 /100

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Namuka Bay Lagoon

Namuka Bay Lagoon Resort is the best place for your real Fiji experience only 45km away from the Nadi International Airport and is situated between the 'WORLD' famous Natadola Beach and Shangri'Las Fijian resort. It is a very exclusive property and right on the lagoon with crystal clear waters. pe...
Namuka Bay Lagoon is a hostel in Coral Coast. Check Hostelworld for prices.

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Yasawa Homestays

89 /100

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Yasawa Homestays

Beat classic tourist resorts, experience real Fiji! An authentic homestay in a vibrant, real Fijian village. Beachfront bungalows on impeccable white sand beaches, kayaks and surf boards are available in the village. Hilly and lush interior excellent for hiking. Feel free to roam around the villa...
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The Beachouse

85 /100

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The Beachouse

Take the road less travelled and discover The Beachouse, a family owned resort located on a sheltered sandy lagoon and surrounded by acres of lush gardens. The water is crystal clear, the reef abundant in marine life and the staff are the friendliest you will find anywhere on Earth. The resort ca...
The Beachouse is a hostel in Coral Coast. Check Hostelworld for prices.

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13
Maravu Taveuni Lodge

85 /100

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Maravu Taveuni Lodge

Maravu Taveuni is nature/culture/adventure base for budget travellers for Taveuni and its beautiful surrounding islands. With a location close to the Taveuni Airport, the islands best beaches and set in the midst of a coconut plantation, the tropical paradise scene is set for your Fiji Island escape...
Maravu Taveuni Lodge is a hostel in Taveuni Island. Check Hostelworld for prices.

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Travellers Beach Resort

84 /100

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Travellers Beach Resort

Travellers Beach Resort is a fun and tropical place for budget backpackers and alternative travellers to stay in Nadi. Located on the best strip of Wailoaloa beach, we offer a fun-loving beach experience with simple clean rooms, delicious meals, and lot of adventure options to enjoy Fiji! We are...
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Aquarius On The Beach

83 /100

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Aquarius On The Beach

Small, intimate and a great value for Fiji, Aquarius on the Beach is Nadi's hidden gem. Nestled right on Wailoaloa Beach in Nadi, Aquarius on the Beach is a small family-owned hotel in a converted luxury home where every guest is special. Winners of 2015 Fiji Excellence in Tourism Award for Budget A...
Aquarius On The Beach is a hostel in Nadi. Check Hostelworld for prices.

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16
Bedarra Beach Inn

83 /100

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Bedarra Beach Inn

Choose the accommodation that best suits you: Deluxe Rooms: Each has a balcony, King size bed, en-suite bathroom, air-conditioning, fan, fridge, coffee & tea making facilities - even a hair dryer! Standard Rooms: Each has a courtyard or patio, King or Queen size bed, an en-suite bathroom, air-...
Bedarra Beach Inn is a hotel in Coral Coast. Check Hostelworld for prices.

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Horizon Backpackers @ Smugglers Cove

83 /100

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Horizon Backpackers @ Smugglers Cove

Horizon Backpackers @ Smugglers Cove offers Free fast WiFi for everyone in all public areas, Free 24 hour airport meet & pick up, Free kayaks, Beach activities, Cultural entertainment & great food at cheap prices! When you stay Horizon Backpackers @ Smugglers Cove you get full use of all the facil...
Horizon Backpackers @ Smugglers Cove is a hostel in Nadi. Check Hostelworld for prices.

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18
City Private Hotel

83 /100

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City Private Hotel

City Private Hotel accommodates you whether you are here on business, sightseeing, visiting family & friends, or entirely here for pleasure! We are 2 minutes walk to the bus stand, market, major supermarkets and the city centre with good view over the city harbour. Our rooms are air conditioned,...
City Private Hotel is a hotel in Suva. Check Hostelworld for prices.

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Nadi Bay Hotel

80 /100

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Nadi Bay Hotel

One of Fiji's most established higher premium upmarket resorts in Nadi. Spend a little more to gain access to high star treatment and affordable rooms! Located closely to shopping malls, renowned authentic restaurants and in the heart of the high night-life establishments if you so wish to ventur...
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Smugglers Cove Beach Resort

80 /100

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Smugglers Cove Beach Resort

Stay on the beach, right on the beach! FREE HIGH SPEED WI-FI now available Smugglers Cove is an upmarket backpackers resort located on the famous party beach at Wailoaloa Beach, Nadi Bay & only 15 minutes drive from the Nadi International Airport, Port Denarau Marina & Nadi Town. Smugglers ha...
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21
Bamboo Beach

80 /100

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Bamboo Beach

Fiji is a cluster of 333 tropical islands and is home to almost 1 million of the happiest, friendliest people on Earth! Bamboo is Beautiful Fiji's fun, friendly and atmospheric budget traveller base. Located within a cluster of cool hostels in the midst of Nadi's Backpacker Beach, it’s an ideal...
Bamboo Beach is a hostel in Nadi. Check Hostelworld for prices.

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Tropic of Capricorn Resort

79 /100

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Tropic of Capricorn Resort

Enjoy beachfront bliss, fast free WiFi, easy airport transfer, seamless island connections and spectacular sunsets. The view offers 180 degree ocean views over the Mamanuca Islands, Yasawa Islands and the Denarau Marina. Tropic of Capricorn Resort is a mansion-style beach resort located just 10 m...
Tropic of Capricorn Resort is a hostel in Nadi. Check Hostelworld for prices.

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Wailoaloa Beach Resort

76 /100

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Wailoaloa Beach Resort

Featuring a restaurant, bar and swimming pool, Wailoaloa Beach Resort offers free WiFi in all public areas and free buffet breakfast. All rooms at Wailoaloa Beach Resort Fiji include a TV, refrigerator and ceiling fans. Some rooms have air conditioning and are located next to the large outdoor sw...
Wailoaloa Beach Resort is a hotel in Nadi. Check Hostelworld for prices.

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24
Colonial Lodge

76 /100

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Colonial Lodge

Colonial Lodge, a newly renovated 70-year-old bungalow, is your home away from home in Fiji's capital. We're located in a very quiet cul-de-sac in the heart of Suva City. The bus station is just a three-minute walk away. The Suva Market, where you will find the most attractive array of fresh fru...
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Naqalia Lodge

74 /100

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Naqalia Lodge

Naqalia Lodge is the perfect for an adventure trip enjoying the water activities or just a relaxing experience surrounded by the Melanesian culture and tradition. At the resort we offer the widest spectrum of actvities to fill your days with action. You can partecipate in all the activities with...
Naqalia Lodge is a hostel in Yasawa Islands. Check Hostelworld for prices.

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Bluewater Lodge

69 /100

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Bluewater Lodge

Bluewater Lodge is a cool and humble little tropical lodge. We warmly welcome alternative travellers seeking a quiet and peaceful Nadi stay just 2 minutes walk from the beach and a short bus ride to Nadi attractions. Our property offers low cost 8-person dorm rooms, twin share rooms and ensuite room...
Bluewater Lodge is a hostel in Nadi. Check Hostelworld for prices.

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Mana Lagoon Backpackers

64 /100

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Mana Lagoon Backpackers

Located right on the beach on Mana Island, Crystal Clear waters, free snorkeling, free fishing, ideal for partying and relaxing atmosphere. Our budget accommodation is clean offering Dorm, single, twin, double rooms. Budget Dorm $30,no meals , but you will be required to pay extra for th emeal...
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Coralview Island Resort

57 /100

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Coralview Island Resort

At Coralview we provide affordable accommodation, meals and adventurous activities aimed at providing the most enjoyable and memorable holiday, ever! Our room only rates are inclusive of water taxi to and from the ferry on arrival and departure at Coralview. Our dorms and bures are not self-cont...
Coralview Island Resort is a hostel in Yasawa Islands. Check Hostelworld for prices.

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Colo-I-Suva Rainforest Eco Resort

54 /100

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Colo-I-Suva Rainforest Eco Resort

Suva's Chill-Out destination Escape the heat, retreat from the beaches and city madness and embrace the peace & tranquillity of the Forest. Colo-i-Suva (pronounced Tholo-ee-Suva) Rainforest Eco Resort, is located right on Princes Road, Colo-i-Suva , opposite the Police Post and next to the fab...
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Nadi Downtown Hotel

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Nadi Downtown Hotel

Stay in Town! Right in Town! Nadi's newly renovated, central, popular, cool, clean, spacious and safe accommodation for budget travelers is located 10 minutes from Nadi International Airport (Free Airport Transfers) in the heart of Nadi Town. Reception is open 24 hours a day and 7 days a week offeri...
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Botaira Resort

Set on a magnificent sandy white beach that sweeps the width of the bay with no other property of sign of civilisation in sight! Botaira is a small family-run resort with bures dotted along the beach in beautiful gardens. The dining and bar area overhangs the beach, providing a supurb outlook the le...
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Nomads Skylodge

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Nomads Skylodge

Nomads Skylodge 3 star FLASHPACKERS, Free airport transfers, Resort Pool, 2 Bars, Indian Restaurant, Nightly Activities, Private & Dorms Available.. Nomads Skylodge is Nadis premier backpackers resort offering it all to travellers. Newly renovated and refurbished Nomads Skylodge is Nadis best...
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South Sea Island

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South Sea Island

Gorgeous little South Sea Island is one of the treasures of the Mamanuca Islands and is just 30 minutes from Port Denarau, Fiji. It's home to our South Sea Island 32-bed mixed dormitory plus is a popular day cruise destination for visitors. Crystal clear waters, coral reefs and thousands of colourfu...
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Oasis Palms Hotel

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Oasis Palms Hotel

Oasis Palms Hotel is located not far from Denarau Island and Nadi. This affordable boutique hotel with 29 guest rooms is the perfect choice for an overnight stay in Nadi pre or post your island vacation, and is also a great option for a mainland Fiji vacation. The hotel has a pools, a hot tub, plent...
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A Week in Fiji

After every long haul flight, these words are music to my ears; on this occasion more so than others given the four infants aboard were intently focused on testing the strength of their newly developed vocal cords throughout the 5.5 hour flight. My partner and I craned our necks eagerly to peep out of the window for the first sign of land, but nothing. Okay maybe the airport is right next to the coastline, we’ll give it 10 more minutes. 15 minutes pass, still nothing but azure blue water reflecting the clouds as far as our eyes can see. Just when we’re starting to get a little apprehensive of our landing conditions, a passenger in front of us gasps in delight. All at once, a beautiful network of coral reefs fringing the small emerald island comes into view, like a precious green jewel set in the silvery-white of foam, embedded in the crystalline blue of the great Pacific. Welcome to Fiji.

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A Week in Fiji

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“We will begin our descent into Nadi , Fiji in 20 minutes, please ensure your seatbelts are fastened and your window shades open, thank you.”

Mikestar

Fiji, the way the world should be

Sunset in Nadi, Viti Levu, the largest island in Fiji

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