Honiara, a capital city of the Solomon Islands is no prime tourist attraction but this place possesses a unique charm with its serene atmosphere, interesting culture and simple way of life. The locals in this place are friendly and the place is very easy to explore.
Cheap flights to Honiara are available if you want to visit the place. The Honiara’s Henderson Airport serves both local and international flights via its affiliated airlines like the Air Niugini, the Air Pacific, Solomon Airlines, and the Pacific Blue. Travel companies and agents can advise you on the best time of the month to go to avail of cheap flight to Honiara and its neighboring cities. When you’re in the city, taxi cabs and minibuses are the preferred mode of transportation because of their cheap rates.
Honiara is not a place for big and lavish architectures but this city still has plenty of interesting sites to offer. Some of the popular attractions here are the National Museum and Cultural Center, the National Parliament, the US War Memorial, and the Holy Cross Catholic Cathedral.
If you want a historical adventure you can visit some of the areas in Honiara where the World War Two happens. The Matanikau Falls with its dazzling beauty is also a must see and souvenir shops selling local crafts are plenty at the Central Market.
Popular clubs in the city include Club Flamingo, Club 106, Bula Bar and Club Paradise. Tourist can also try their luck on the two (2) gambling venues in the area, the Supreme Casino and the Honiara Casino. Dining places like Rain Tree Café, Yacht Club, Taj Mahal and the Lime Lounge are usually full of tourist diners during the day.
Tourists on a budget would be happy to know that there are several budget inns and cheap hotels in Honiara like the United Church Resthouse, the Chester Resthouse, the Quality Inn, and the Bulaia Backpackers Lodge. The Heritage Park Hotel, King Solomon Hotel and the Pacific Casino Hotel on the other hand are some of the perfect options for people who can afford to pay for a more comfortable but pricey accommodation.