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Apia
Old world and new collide in Apia, Samoa's harborside capital. Traditional Samoan houses and buildings stand side by side with 19th century colonial churches and official buildings as well as late 20th century multistory structures. The central clock tower is surrounded by shops and markets, as well as nightlife in various bars and nightclubs. Vaiala beach offers snorkeling opportunities. The final resting place of writer Robert Louis Stevenson, Apia still houses his former home, now a museum.

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Manoa Tours, Watersports Day Tours
Manoa Tours, Watersports Day Tours
Owner description: Manoa Tours is an outdoor adventure business located on the South Coast of Upolu, Samoa. We offer Surf Transfers Daily, Hiking Treks, Snorkel Excursions and Learn To Surf... more Owner description: Manoa Tours is an outdoor adventure business located on the South Coast of Upolu, Samoa. We offer Surf Transfers Daily, Hiking Treks, Snorkel Excursions and Learn To Surf Lessons!Manoa Tours is Fun, Reliable and Safe, with years of experience on island! Surf, Snorkel and Hike Samoa! less
Attraction type: Nature & Wildlife Areas; Hiking & Camping Tours; Scuba & Snorkeling; Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing
Samoa Cultural Village
Samoa Cultural Village
Owner description: Discover Samoa's age-old culture and traditions in a fun and interactive way at the Samoa Cultural Village on Beach Road in the heart of Apia. Fa'a Samoa - the Samoan Way! Samoa... more Owner description: Discover Samoa's age-old culture and traditions in a fun and interactive way at the Samoa Cultural Village on Beach Road in the heart of Apia. Fa'a Samoa - the Samoan Way! Samoa is a traditional Polynesian society with Fa'a Samoa playing a vital role in village and community life. Samoans are proud of their strong Fa'a Samoa - which means 'the Samoan Way'. It is the essence of the Samoan culture and dictates how Samoans are meant to behave and their obligations to their elders, superiors, family, community, church and the environment. There are over 362 nu'u or villages in Samoa with a total of 18,00 matais (chiefs). Churches of various denominations feature in every village while meeting houses and open fales or homes encircle the malae or village green. Fa'a Samoa has a strong focus on welcoming visitors making Samoans friendly and hospitable hosts. However, Samoans expect their guests to observe and respect local customs. For a quick insight into Samoa's culture and traditions, visit the Samoa Cultural Village today. less
Attraction type: Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Robert Louis Stevenson Museum
Robert Louis Stevenson Museum
This was the poet's home for the last few years of his life and his burial site.
Attraction type: History Museums
Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral
Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral
Attraction type: Churches & Cathedrals
Janet's
Janet's
Owner description: Janet's was established in 1989. With over 20 years' experience in the Samoan retail and Overseas export markets, Janet's offers its clientele Pacific inspired Luxury items such... more Owner description: Janet's was established in 1989. With over 20 years' experience in the Samoan retail and Overseas export markets, Janet's offers its clientele Pacific inspired Luxury items such as Tahitian Pearl Jewelry, Gold/fine jewelry, Clothing, Fashion Accessories, Beauty products and more. We design an extensive range of local artwork and unique products sourced from around the Pacific. With the variety, choice and quality we have to offer, Janet's truly is "Where Samoa Shops." Visit us online less
Attraction type: Art Galleries; Shopping Malls; Points of Interest & Landmarks; Specialty & Gift Shops; Shopping Tours
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Paddles Restaurant
Paddles Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 50 Restaurants in Apia
Price: $6 - $23
Cuisines: Italian, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian, Pub
Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Scalini's Restaurant
Scalini's Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 50 Restaurants in Apia
Price: $5 - $26
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Milani Caffe Samoa
Milani Caffe Samoa
Ranked #3 of 50 Restaurants in Apia
Price: $5 - $14
Cuisines: Italian, Cafe
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Home Cafe
Home Cafe
Ranked #4 of 50 Restaurants in Apia
Cuisines: Cafe
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Giordanos Pizzeria
Giordanos Pizzeria
Ranked #5 of 50 Restaurants in Apia
Cuisines: Pizza, International, Pasta
Good for: Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Tatiana Motel -Tanugamanono
Tatiana Motel -Tanugamanono
$36 - $43
Ranked #5 of 30 Hotels in Apia
Dave Parker Eco Lodge
Dave Parker Eco Lodge
$27 - $52
Ranked #16 of 30 Hotels in Apia
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Muatau Lodger
Muatau Lodger
$20
Ranked #8 of 19 Apia B&B and Inns
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Riverside Samoa Bed and Breakfast
Riverside Samoa Bed and Breakfast
$59 - $105 (NZD 91 - 162)
Ranked #1 of 19 Specialty Lodging in Apia
Lynn's Getaway Hotel
Lynn's Getaway Hotel
$64 - $90 (NZD 99 - 139)
Ranked #1 of 19 Apia B&B and Inns
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Aniva's Place Bed & Breakfast
Aniva's Place Bed & Breakfast
$63 - $65
Ranked #2 of 19 Apia B&B and Inns
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa
4.0 of 5
Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa
$230 - $493
Ranked #2 of 30 Hotels in Apia
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Aga Reef Resort and Spa
4.0 of 5 Aga Reef Resort and Spa
$193 - $373 (WST 456 - 880)
Ranked #4 of 30 Hotels in Apia
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Sa'Moana Resort
4.0 of 5
Sa'Moana Resort
$168 - $459 (AUD 235 - 641)
Ranked #7 of 30 Hotels in Apia
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