This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Bounty Island.
Bounty Island, Fiji, belongs to a group of islands called Mamanuca Islands. They are located west of the main island of Fiji, which is considered as the hub of the Southwest Pacific. The country includes more than three hundred thirty islands, whereas only one hundred ten are permanently inhabited. The official language is English, so there is no communication problem if you want to get around and organize things. The Mamanuca Islands are a popular tourist destination and a perfect spot for relaxation, snorkelling, swimming, and experiencing the beautiful nature of a typical island in the South Pacific Ocean.
Bounty Island has a tropical climate perfect for beach holidays. The maximum temperatures range from twenty-six to thirty degrees Celsius all year round. There are two seasons -- the wet season and the dry season. From March to November, you get comparatively dry weather, however occasional rain showers are possible. The rainy season starts in December and ends in March. Cyclones can occur and damage the infrastructure and housing between November and April. On average, around fifteen cyclones hit the Fiji Islands in a decade.
If you decide to stay on the island, there is one beach resort available, which is a mix of a hotel, guesthouse, and hostel in Bounty Island, Fiji. Depending on the price, you can book beachfront bures for groups up to four people. You can get the classic Bounty Island, Fiji hostel atmosphere with the dormitory here. The dorms are equipped with air conditioners; sheets and pillows are included in the hostel room, as well. Keep in mind that between June and September, the nights can get chilly, so bringing a sleeping bag can be an option.
Bounty Island is an excellent spot for people looking for relaxation. The small island is not crowded and offers an authentic nature with beautiful native birds and nesting turtles, depending on the season. If you need some space and peace, you will find it there. On the island, you can find clean, sandy beaches as well as rocky beaches. If you want to try out some water sports, snorkeling, kayaking, and swimming are available. In addition to that, sport enthusiasts can play some beach volleyball, table tennis, or pool. For many tourists the traditional Kava Ceremony is very interesting to watch and even more interesting to participate in.
Written by local enthusiast for Bounty Island hostelsFlo