Ovalau What it's known for

Fly to Ovalau via Suva, connected by a 20-minute Air Fiji flight. airfiji.com.fj

Stay on Ovalau at Fiji's Royal Hotel, built by a sea captain in the 1860s. royallevuka.com. Or try the New Mavida, with 11 rooms that exude the feel of an old colonial town. Contact via email at: newmavidalodge@connect.com.fj

Visit the oh-so-English Ovalau Club, a whitewashed clapboard structure housing one of the oldest social organizations in the South Pacific -- and serving very cold beer.

Tour the historic town of Levuka on this 2-hour walk that goes past the "Cession Stone," the churches, the Ovalau Club, the war memorial and more. levukafiji.com