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Tanu Beach Fales

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Tanu Beach, Savai'i, Samoa
Tanu Beach Fales
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

first time staying in a fale. thought it was a unique experience but not sure I would want to do it more than a night or two. it's basically camping....the fales were very nice and they accommodated my beach front fale request. there is some beach erosion but it was still beautiful. crystal clear water. the bathrooms were fair. it... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

traditional samoan huts called :"fale" are truly heavenly accommodation...simple...with panoramic views of crystallclear seas...reef...blue sky.... due to beach erosion there are some sandbags lined up ...not a big deal.... food got better each day....very tasty fresh fish..chicken...breadfruit etc....little shop on site with cold local Vailima beer...chilled coconuts....friendly family taking care of you and the site....very nice bar stevensons at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I stayed at Tanu Beach Fales for a week back in 2009 for my aunts wedding, the staff were fantastic and extremely friendly. The fales are the best way to enjoy the beautiful surroundings, right on the beach front where you will spend majority of your time lazing in the sun. all round fantastic trip and amazing value for money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This was our first stay in Samoa and one of the first places we booked. We hired a car and drove around Savai'i before arriving at Tanu Beach Fales late in the afternoon. The staff were incredibly friendly and showed us to our fale, right on the water (Princess Diana, ask for it if you can!) This is certainly very... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

In my opinion Tanu beach fales are on the best beach in Samoa. It is about 1h north from the wharf. We got a taxi but ended up renting a car from next door for a couple of days. In hindsight I would have hired it from the beginning as it gives you lots of freedom to explore and cheaper... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Traditional fales set in the most beautiful location on Savai'i. Clean, comfortable and peaceful. Lagoon is crystal clear, warm and great for snorkeling and swimming. Yes step out of the fale at 7am straight into the water !!! Ah Fa'a Samoa. Food was hearty and meals were shared on long tables with travellers from all over the world. We loved... More 

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights and enjoyed every relaxed moment of it. The Fales were great with full traditional woven sides which allow the refreshing breeze to blow through and you can have them as open as you feel comfortable with at night. The beach is great for swimming ,snorkelling and just relaxing. The meals were good with a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We stayed at Tanu's for 7 nights, it was absolutely perfect! Fales and amenities were clean and the family running the place were welcoming, very friendly and always happy to help us. The beach on which the fales are situated is absolutely stunning, with sunsets/sunrises to die for and a nearby reef with great snorkeling!! Food provided was a mix... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I am circumnavigating the world on a sailboat. The Captain and I decided to take a couple of days 'shore leave' after sailing into Samoa from Bora Bora via Maupiti and Suwarrow. We booked a car in Apai, took it on the Ferry across to Savai'i, and headed northward to the Tanu Beach Fales. I immediately fell in love with... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

My partner and I stayed at Tanu Beach Fales for 2 nights, our only regret is that we didn't stay for longer. The fale's were more than comfortable, service was excellent and the food was delicious! I can't wait to go back and this time I will stay longer :)

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