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Where to stay in Solomon Islands

Where to stay in Solomon Islands

Whether you are coming for the Scuba diving, historical sites, outdoor adventure, or just the laid-back atmosphere of the South Pacific, the Solomon Islands have nearly 1000 individual islands within them. Of course, a small percentage of those islands are actually inhabited, but there are still several choices for accommodation when planning your visit to the Solomon Islands. The first decision to make is which island you want to stay on, and then you have to choose which of the Solomon Islands hotels is best for you. We’ve put together a guide to the best places to stay in the Solomon Islands to help you prepare for your trip.  We will cover off all types of Solomon Islands accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Solomon Islands hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Solomon Islands, the best Solomon Islands hotels, best places in Solomon Islands to visit,…
7 Day Itinerary to the Solomon Islands

7 Day Itinerary to the Solomon Islands

Imagine crystal clear waters, lively coral, sandy uninhabited beaches lined with palm trees and sweet bungalows in the jungle…. Welcome to the Solomon Islands, the 7th least travelled to country in the world, I bet that changes in the coming years, so get in NOW before tourists get in and try to ruin it!  The Solomon Islands is a nation of hundreds of islands in the South Pacific, aka paradise! Below I have curated a 7 day Solomon Islands Itinerary for you to enjoy your time, based on my recent Solomon Islands trip. Why 7 days you may ask? There is a lot to see and do in this region of the world, 3 days or 5 days just isn’t enough and honestly 7 days probably isn’t enough anyway but it’s a good way to get a taste for the Islands.  The itinerary is very flexible, you can stay at…
Everything you need to know about the Solomon Islands

Everything you need to know about the Solomon Islands

The Solomon Islands is made up of 992 Islands and is the seventh least travelled country in the world according to CCN, and in August I was lucky enough to travel there,to find out exactly why people aren’t visiting these islands and what I found was shocking…. I was shocked to find out just how amazing the Solomon Islands are!  Welcome to the the Hapi Isles!  I’ve created the below guide with everything you need to know about the Solomon Islands.  Plan your trip to Solomon Islands Don't forget to get Travel Insurance, it's best to always be prepared! I would recommend travel insurance from WorldNomads.com, which is available to people from over 130 countries. It’s designed for adventurous travellers with cover for overseas medical, evacuation, baggage and a range of adventure sports and activities. Read more on Solomon Islands: Looking for a particular destination, see below otherwise you can…
The Best Diving Spots in the Solomon Islands

The Best Diving Spots in the Solomon Islands

The Solomon Islands is a South Pacific archipelago of more than 1,000 islands and coral atolls. Though it is richly abundant in marine life, it is off the beaten track, is largely unheard of and not on many diver’s wish lists because of its far-flung location. Here, you can enjoy unspoilt dive sites far from the crowds and experience changing underwater landscapes: from wall diving, muck diving, coral reefs to sunken planes and shipwrecks from World War Two. The diverse array of marine species which inhabit the islands and nearby atolls include over 1000 species of fish, 5 turtle species, saltwater crocodiles and 17 species of marine mammals, which means you’ll definitely tick off a lot of things off your diving wishlist. There are even pelagic encounters with the great whale shark and even soaring manta rays if you’re lucky! The main attractions for divers are the numerous dive sites…
Ultimate Travel Guide to Solomon islands

Ultimate Travel Guide to Solomon islands

Imagine you’re on a beautiful tropical island with crystal clear waters teeming with colourful tropical fish, in the distance you can see the wooden bungalows on white sand beaches under the waving palm fronds. Plunging underwater you immerse yourself in a silent world and underwater tropical paradise. This isn’t a dream. Welcome to the Solomon Islands, an archipelago of almost 1,000 islands spread out over the seas of the South Pacific situated to the Northeast of Australia has everything you could ever want! Lush forests with hiking trails, vibrant coral atolls which are teeming with life and can be explored with a snorkel or with a scuba tank, wildlife spotting and resorts where you can lie on the virgin beaches and sunbathe. However, the Solomon Islands are rustic and raw, tourists seeking luxury resorts and facilities would benefit from looking elsewhere. If you want to experience nature and disconnect from…
15 Things to do in the Solomon Islands - That People Actually Do!

15 Things to do in the Solomon Islands – That People Actually Do!

The Solomon Islands are an archipelago of 992 islands in the South Pacific, only 147 of which are currently inhabited. Since gaining independence from Britain in 1978, the islands are considered a unified sovereign state. Travellers interested in diving, hiking and getting off the beaten path to learn about different cultures will undoubtedly enjoy a trip to the Solomon Islands archipelago. In addition to the countless stunning beaches and traditional villages, there is a lot of war history to learn about as well. Since visas are not required and everyone can speak English, visiting is incredibly easy. Plus, the flight into the capital city of Honiara is only three hours from Brisbane, Australia. If you’re looking to escape the constant WiFi and take a digital detox, the Solomon Islands couldn’t be more ideal. Wondering which islands you should go to, and what you can discover and explore there? Here are…