Top Five Spots to Visit in Samoa

The top five destinations you must visit on your next stop in the Pacific, Samoa.

1. DIVE SAVAII SAMOA

Clown fish, turtles, stingrays; you name it! Dive Savaii Samoa takes you to the perfect locations to catch Pacific sea creatures within their idyllic habitats. Whether you want to snorkel, free dive or explore the seabed by scuba; you can see it all. The Pacific Ocean has more to offer then what you think.

2. FALEALUPO CANOPY WALKWAY 

This unique canopy walk is ours do not miss when visiting Samoa. Just an hour drive from the main township of Savai'i, you'll discover the Falealupo Canopy Walkway. Reach the top, and not only feel impressed from the amounts of stairs you had to climb but see the beautiful and tropical views of Savaii Island. For those that don’t mind heights, you’ll enjoy making it across the swinging bridge hitched 50 metres mid-air. 

3. TANU BEACH FALES

A short 45-minute ferry ride from Upolo Island and you'll find yourself located among the white sandy beaches of Tanu Fales. Start the day with a traditional tropical breakfast and finish it admiring the local Samoan dances performance showcasing each night. An open living experience for visitors or an everyday house for the locals, whatever your situations who cares, because that blue ocean is right on your doorstep.

4. APIA MARKETS

Nestled in the heart of Apia, you will find the biggest market the Pacific Island has to offer. Local foods, Lava Lavas, wood carvings and as much Taro as you can eat; these markets are known as one of the main sources of incomes for families and surrounding villages of Samoa. Whether you're shopping for yourself or a gift back home, this is the place to be.

5. SALEAULA LAVA FIELD

No, this is not a joke. Sale'aula is a village located in the North Coast of Savai'i Island and provides an eye-opening experience. With the stunning surroundings of volcanic lava, accompanied by incredible views, you'll find yourself in awe of this beautiful destination and its miraculous Catholic Church, which is still free standing post-eruption.

Happy travelling!

Tessa Stockdale