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Navala Village, Nadi

Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
3.2/5 based on 80+ reviews on the web
Visit one of the most picturesque villages in Fiji at Navala Village, a 200-year-old settlement filled with traditional thatched-roof houses with a gorgeous backdrop of green mountains. Home to about 1,000 people, the village is accustomed to receiving tourists and will greet you warmly with a kava ceremony. Take a guided tour of the school, laugh with the children, and listen to legendary stories from elders. Pictures with the natives are welcome, so feel free to take your camera. Arrange your visit to Navala Village and discover more family-friendly attractions in Nadi using our Nadi tourist route planner.
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  • In Fiji, who was on the beach and in ministries, has not really met the country – you have to go into the villages, and North is certainly one of the most beautiful.
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  • Well they are all cute these traditional houses and the inhabitants of the village know. But, going to two minutes, they aspire to more comfortable and build now in 'hard'. The cyclone in 2016 has been there and the blue tents of the United Nations are the most visible index. Many homes were blown out and are gradually rebuilt... or not. The $25 fijiens per person requested simply to enter the village "sting" a little when we're a family of 4 people. Especially if the money is used to buy materials of construction of the type plate and cinder blocks (the House of the head of the village for example). We've been a little forced to sleep there because eco lodge was closed, we called the same morning yet. We were welcomed in a family and shared the box. (4 adults and 7 small pieces of cabbage, in addition to us) It was spartan but authentic and very welcoming family except that:-l' teenager who brought us home we kept asking to add money (we agreed the day before that they were staying for $ 80 including food Fijian) and in the morning, he asked us to pay 40 for breakfast again. -He sold us the side "we live in complete autonomy," except that the meal had not a local, not a vegetable of the village: bags of noodles to rehydrate, maybe the food provided by the United Nations after the cyclone? Tea in bags, cakes of trade... In short, we were glad to be able to sleep in the village instead of the chaotic road in the opposite direction in the rain and falling but... not so authentic that night.
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  • I really thought that this village would be one of the highlights of my trip to Fiji. I was sorely disappointed. I took the local bus to Ba, then changed to another bus to Navala (about an hour and a ...  read more »