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Sawa-I-Lau Caves, Yasawa Islands

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Also known as the heart of the Yasawas, Sawa-I-Lau Caves feature limestone formations carved out by the ocean. Legends say the caves once served as home to a chief and his bride after her family threatened to marry her off to another. They survived at the site until it was safe to escape to another island. Today you can venture into the caves with a local guide, where light from a hole in the ceiling illuminates the chamber. Adventurous visitors can enter a second cavern through an underwater tunnel. Work out when and for how long to visit Sawa-I-Lau Caves and other Yasawa Islands attractions using our handy Yasawa Islands trip generator.
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  • It is just a fantastic place. You must swim in the cave the water is cool and inviting. A small village market is on the beach where you can buy from the local ladies.  more »
  • Definitely go to the Sawa-I-Lau Caves and make sure you go into the second cave. It was a wonderful experience, the water a cold refreshing change from the water temperature outside. We went with Blue...  more »
  • If you have the chance to go to the Sawa-I-Lau Caves then you should definitely do it and make sure you go into the second cave, it may seem a scary thought but when we went it was only a matter of ho...  more »