Samoa: Islands of
is defined by its beautiful long beaches and cascading
waterfalls against backdrop of rugged volcanic
With palm frond-roofed open beach
fales to bungalows above the azure lagoons, Samoa’s
accommodation facilities remain as traditional as before
to offer travellers a more authentic experience, it’s no
wonder that in the past few years more and more visitors
have chosen Samoa as their holiday destination.
Located in the South Pacific, Samoa has two main islands
within its ten islands, Upolu and Savai’i, which both
boast a coastline of white sandy beaches and walls of
cliffs outlining the Pacific.
Upolu is home to Apia, the most populated city in Samoa,
and also renowned for Lalomanu Beach located on the
south eastern tip of the island, a stretch of white beach
that showcases the country’s amazing natural beauty.
that visit Lalomanu Beach can go further along the coast
to Lotofaga, a protected marine reserve rich with
diverse amounts of tropical fish, and take a closer look
at the different species with a snorkel or scuba tank.
Savai’i comprises of tumbling waterfalls such as the
Sopoaga Falls in Le Mafa Pass Road and the popular Afu
Aau waterfall that reaches deep into the ground enabling
people to dive, swim and splash amongst it.
Another prime attraction of Savai’i is the Pulemelei
Pyramid which, constructed by natural basalt stones,
reaches 12 metres high and is the largest ancient
structure in Polynesia.
is also an abundance of Fa’a Samoa cultural heritage
within the jungle covered mountains and valleys, with
villages comprising of churches, meeting houses and open