Popular tourist attractions are the beach resorts and traditional Fijian villages. Visitors with valid passports are granted tourist visas renewable for up to six months. Spectator sports include soccer, cricket, rugby and basketball, and Fiji has excellent golf facilities.
In 2000, there were 294,070 tourist arrivals, nearly 60% from East Asia and the Pacific region. That year gross receipts from tourism amounted to $195 million. There were 5,283 rooms in hotels and other establishments with 13,463 beds.
In 2002, the US State Department estimated the cost of staying in Suva at $174 per day and in Nadi at $160 per day.
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