The origins of the name "RaviRavi" , Beqa's oldest village, can be traced back to over 200 years. It was here that the first Fijians settled Beqa Island. The direct interpretation of RaviRavi "something to lean on". (NOTE RaviRavi is just a few minute walk from the famous Beqa Bay Resort which has daily deep sea diving expeditions. For travellers on a limited budget RaviRavi offers an excellent option to staying at the hotel. The village is situated right on the beautiful coast of Beqa facing the mainland of Viti Levu. The management of the resort fully support FijiBure.com and have opened up their deep sea diving operations to guests at the village.
Your hosts at Rookwa are well known village businessman Aisake Vatiliai, a member of the mataqali, and his son-in-law Kilevi - both being direct descendants of Tunaiviqalita, the mythical man who was given the gift of walking on fire.
Activities include : deep sea diving, walks (including a walk to a beautiful waterfall), fire walking (Mondays), mat making, school visits, joining the village Women's Club, pig hunting, snorkeling, and line fishing.
Your hosts Marika & Calisa
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