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By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Jul 05, 2023

Summary: People describe Suva, Fiji as a vibrant, tropical city with a unique culture and friendly locals. Expats love the laid-back atmosphere, the beautiful beaches, and the abundance of outdoor activities. The weather in Suva is generally warm and humid, with temperatures ranging from the mid-70s to the mid-80s Fahrenheit. The average cost of living for an expat is around $1,500 USD per month. The cost of a one bedroom apartment is around $500 USD per month, while a two bedroom apartment can cost up to $800 USD per month. The approximate population of Suva is around 85,000 people.

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When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to Suva, they said:

"Before retiring in Suva, expats should be aware of the cost of living, which is higher than in many other parts of the world. It is important to research the availability of medical care and the quality of the healthcare system. Expats should also be aware of the local culture and customs, and be prepared to adapt to the local way of life. Additionally, expats should research the availability of activities and amenities in the area, such as shopping, dining, and entertainment. Finally, expats should be aware of the climate in Suva, which is tropical and humid, and plan accordingly," remarked one expat living in Suva, Fiji.

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About the Author

Joshua Wood Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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