Sawa-I-Lau Caves, Yasawa Islands

#10 of 19 in Nature in Fiji
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. Make Sawa-I-Lau Caves a centerpiece of your Yasawa Islands vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Yasawa Islands online itinerary builder.
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  • This is really a five-star trip when all the stars align. By that I mean if the tide is low and the crowd is small, you will get the full experience of cave snorkeling in this beautiful spot. We...  more »
  • Beautiful and interesting. Some people in our group were afraid to go in, but it was definately worth it. Our guide made us comfortable and told some great stories when we were in.  more »
  • Great fun exploring the caves and swimming in and out of darkness. The water is cool and refreshing.
  • Great experience and support for the locals!

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