Backpacker Hostels in Yasawa Island Group, Fiji

3 Hostels for Backpackers available. Prices start from $13.00 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Yasawa Island Group

#1 Top Rated
$ Cheapest

Octopus Resort

Free Breakfast
Family-Friendly Hostel Solo Traveller
"…If you can, try to be there for Friday night, which is island night and an absolutely sumptious buffet. The beach has numerous loungers and hammocks, and there is the opportunity to scuba dive … More
Party Hostel
"…5% card fee will be charged for payments made by credit and/or debit card. Child Ages: 0-3 years Inclusive FREE OF CHARGE Accommodation & Resort Package 4-11 years Inclusive FREE OF CHARGE … More

Naqalia Lodge

Free Breakfast
Digital Nomads Party Hostel Solo Traveller
"…The facilities are cleaned daily to a reasonable standard. It should be noted that whilst there is drinkable freshwater from the taps, there is no hot water. The private bungalows are very well … More

Guest Houses in Yasawa Island Group

Yasawa Homestays

Free Breakfast
"…Interact, learn, relax - all local style. Hint: do not miss friendly kava sessions in the evening. Flash toilet and shower facilities are clean. Electricity is not available, but it is possible … More

Backpacker Hostels in Yasawa Island Group, Fiji

3 Hostels for Backpackers available. Prices start from $26.00 for a dorm bed.

Get to know Yasawa Island Group (no more "I wish I knew this before")

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 Yasawa Island Group.

Guess what? Yasawa Island Group is also named and spelled Yasawas - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

Formed by volcanic activity, the Yasawa Island Group island chain in northwestern Fiji boast a unique landscape that offers a remote escape from modern civilization. Primarily popular with backpackers and hostel guests, the islands have started to become a more popular tourist destination in recent years.

While hostels have been the more common accommodations sought in the Yasawas, traditionally, there are some smaller resorts and more romantic, luxurious retreats popping up around these mountainous islands. Tourists here now have a range of options for a stay in this beautiful paradise while they explore all that Fiji has to offer.

Getting around the island from your hotel or hostel is easy – everything is accessible just by taking a short walk from your front door. There are no major attractions or landmarks here, but that doesn’t mean there is a shortage of things to do while in the Yasawas. There are plenty of impressive lookout points on the islands to take in the spectacular scenery, which is particularly stunning during sunrise and sunset.

Hiking, diving, snorkeling, and watersports are some of the more popular activities while on the islands, but the beaches are also a great spot to just relax and enjoy the beautiful tropical weather. Kava ceremonies are held on many of the islands, and welcome guests to join in the festivities. Tourists can also check out some of the local plantations, to see the papayas, bananas, mangoes, and other fruits grown by residents of the islands.

The quickest way to get to the islands is by seaplane, which is available from the town of Nadi. Catamarans are also available from Nadi, and provide travelers with a more economical option. Some tours offer island-hopping passes, so visitors can explore the Yasawas without worrying about finding transportation each time. However, there are water taxis that can bring guests shorter distances through the islands.

Written by local enthusiast for Yasawa Island Group hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Yasawa Island Group hostels Jakob Lombardi

Yasawa Island Group Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Yasawa Island Group, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 3
Average dorm price $40
Average private room price $174
Cheapest Hostel in Yasawa Island Group Octopus Resort with $25.5
Party hostels in Yasawa Island Group Barefoot Kuata Island (2 in total)
Average rating of all hostels 8.5

FAQ about Yasawa Island Group Hostels

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