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Tafa Tafa Beach

Apia, Upolu, Samoa
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Ranked #3 of 10 Attractions in Apia
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Really liked Tafa Tafa beach - friendly people, lovely fale's with curtains on the beach....beautiful view.....great sand and shells.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We stayed 5 nights on our trip in samoa at the Maota-o-Ma'a Beach Fales by Alaimoana and his family. The beach is beautiful and the fales are clean, spacious and well maintained. The family cooked us traditional food and took us to church. Our favourite place to stay in samoa. Recommend!

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Apia, Samoa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Very close to Apia...about 50 minutes by car...not too crowded and lovely Aunty Mago (recently pictured on John Key's last visit) a real character to make you feel at home...down the Mormon Church turn off and left at the coast....

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Weston, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This was a tour stop during our cruise ship's day in Apia, Western Samoa. TafaTafa Beach is soooo beautiful. The water was cooler than expected. Very refreshing. The water's bottom, near shore, was quite rocky and it took me a while to find a soft spot to wade and stand. It was heaven... being in the South Pacific, was exciting... More 

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Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Lovely white sand beach. It is down an unsealed road, but we had a 4WD so it was pretty easy to get to. It was 20WST to use the beach, and another 20 to use the fales. We went snorkelling there, and while there wasn't heaps of variety we still had a great time seeing all the bright tropical fish.

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Campbell River, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

It was a lovely beach to view but very rocky and tricky to get into. there was one area where there was a rock free path to get into deeper water for swimming. The fale's were perfectly place for shade.

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Groebenzell, Germany
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This beach is purely amazing. We stayed 4 nights in the beautiful Moatama'a beach Fales. It was clearly the right choice. We had a nice and welcoming host, who even drove us to Togitogiga Recreation center, the To Sua Ocean Trench and to Salepaga. He even invited us to a family dinner, which was really amazing. We had an awesome... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The sand and fale's are great! The beach was obviously damaged by the tsunami but they have rebuilt great. Go for a walk along the beach to experience some of the local birds.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Our extended family recently held our family reunion in Samoa, and one of our days was spent at the Moega A Manaia Beach fales in Tafatafa Beach, Upolu. What an awesome choice! The hosts - Aunty Mago and Mafa - are very friendly and were a pleasure to deal with. As soon as we arrived, they welcomed us all and... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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20 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Nice to find a beach you can swim at all tides. There are 4 fale operations along the beach, about 1 or so klms from the road. You can stay the day or night ( or longer) from right to left facing the water are Maota maa 60 tala overnight with breakfast & dinner Vaiula 60 tala " " Brenda's... More 

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