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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Perfect in every way. Spell blindingly beautiful location. This is not a resort for people who expect a five star Sheraton, Hilton or Park Hyatt experience with TV screens and opulent high level resort rooms. Having said that, the rooms here are beautiful, with gorgeous bathrooms. The views are breathtaking. The beach here is one of the best we have...

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SAnnandale, General Manager at Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Talofa lava "Nicklaz" and Margaret. Fantastic feedback and thank you so much for sharing it with us. I will be sure to send it on to the gang here as they will be thrilled to hear from you. Thank you so much also for sharing the very special occasion of your 50th birthday with us and am thrilled you enjoyed...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sinalei Reef Looks like an expensive resort should, beautiful grounds, lush palm trees, wooden entrance hall. It stops there. Everything is just a little bit off. From being asked 'are you all alone?' 'Where is your boyfriend?' and 'just by yourself?' by at least three male staff in the space of breakfast to the less offensive loud laughing by the...

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SAnnandale, General Manager at Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Talofa and greetings from Samoa. Many thanks for taking the time to send in your feedback. As always, we value your comments as this is the only way in which we can continue to improve our services and facilities. Our staff are always eager to please and if they have offended or overindulged in conversation, rest assured it was with...

San Clemente, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been meaning to write this review for a few weeks since we left Sinalei but we jumped right over to New Zealand and have finally had time. We stayed at Sinalei from Jan13-20th 2017. This place was somewhere you could only dream of. It's hard to believe that a place like this still exists. The food and service...

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SAnnandale, General Manager at Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Talofa lava Theresa. Thank you so much for embracing, our people, land and soul. It was our pleasure to share it with you. Like all our returnee Sinalei family, we await your next visit with open an heart. Have a splendid year dear friends until the next time. Alofa tele atu, from Sose and all the team at Sinalei

Narrabeen, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I have just returned from Sinalei Reef Resort and Spa and would love to return there again one day. On arrival we were upgraded to a beautiful oceanview suite just steps to the beach. The suite was spacious and decorated with a distinctive Samoan flavour. The air conditioning was a godsend at night when trying to escape...

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Singapore
Reviewed January 19, 2017

We could not find anything wrong with this place. We really had the most enjoyable experience. We stayed in a garden bungalow, which the Owner explained over a drink is the origianl accommodation of the resort. The room is spacious and bright with good aircon. The toilet had a bit of a funny smell but it was truly beautiful with...

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SAnnandale, General Manager at Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Talofa lava, So glad you enjoyed your visit with us at Sinalei and thank you for taking the time to send in your feedback. It was a pleasure having you with us and we certainly look forward to your next visit. Alofa atu, all at Sinalei!

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed January 18, 2017

We stayed at Sinalei Resort between 23-28 December 2016. the resort itself is lovely, the fales are perfectly fine and we were lucky enough to have a beachfront fale which was perfect and very comfortable. The tropical gardens are gorgeous as is the beach and lagoon. The resort itself on the East Coast of the island which seemed to get...

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Sinalei-Reef-Resort, Manager at Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback. We are sad that your stay with us did not meet all your expectations. We are aware that we had a lot of staff issues during the Holiday period. Rest assured, that all the points you raised are now being addressed. Should you decide to come back, please email us at rm@sinalei.ws and...

Port Lincoln, Australia
Reviewed January 16, 2017

We have just returned home after a lovely, relaxing 12 day stay at Sinalei and WOW is how I would best describe the resort! On arrival into Samoa we were picked up at the airport by Sinalei staff and transported to the resort - the drive goes quite quick (approximately 40mins) but you forget about the time as there is...

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SAnnandale, General Manager at Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Talofa and greetings. Thanks so much for taking the time to send in your feedback. It was a pleasure having you here and especially since you embraced each day and each opportunity that our beautiful paradise has on offer in the 12 days you were with us. You didn't miss a beat! Don't forget to check out our Aiga Advantages...

Burnley, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 15, 2017

There was no driver to pick us up at the airport despite a confirmation so we got a taxi, which turned out fine. Check in was fine, but we were surprised to be taken on a tour of the resort before being shown to our room, as some people will have travelled many hours to get here, and it was...

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SAnnandale, General Manager at Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Talofa lava, many thanks for your feedback which is always taken on board with a view to improving our services for the future and ensuring our guest experience is the best ever at all times! So glad that after your issues were ironed out with Management you were able to sample the essence of a "Sinalei experience" at our beautiful...

Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

What does a 5 star resort mean to you? For me it's comfort, superb service, excellent cuisine, unforgettable experiences, beautiful views, welcoming and warm hearted staff because although you're on holiday you also want to feel at home.I believe Sinalei provided this and more. Sinalei resort is located in one of the most beautiful spots in Samoa. It's on the...

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SAnnandale, General Manager at Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Talofa Kirsten, thank you so much for your feedback. Loved that you enjoyed our Spa treatment which is always a winner with many of our guests. Glad that you delved into some of the local delights in the restaurant and you got to enjoy some of the highlights in our beautiful country. Keep an eye out for some of our...

New Zealand
Reviewed January 9, 2017

We have just had the privilege to enjoy Sinalei for 8 days and fallen in love with Samoa and Sinalei. You are welcomed by a lovely driveway through the 9 hole golf course with ocean views. Then the gardens guide you through to your Fale - we stayed in the Ocean View ones C&D and loved them. however if you...

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Sinalei-Reef-Resort, Manager at Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Talofa! Thank you very much for an awesome and heart-warming review! We do our best to keep that Samoan friendly and hospitable culture in tact while facing the challenges of modernization. It's sometimes difficult to balance the two when dealing with guests' comfort. We are glad that you had a lovely time here at Sinalei and hope that you will...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Golf course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An untouched beach front paradise, where the irresistible beauty of nature surrounds you. Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa offers a range of 29 villa hideaways with garden, ocean view or beach side settings, and stunning abundant tropical surrounds. An absolute utopia for couples and honeymooners accepting guests over 12 years of age only. *WIFI & Internet access is available at the Resort at an additional charge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa

Address: Siumu, Apia, Upolu 1510, Samoa
Location: Samoa > Upolu > Apia
Price Range: $195 - $374 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 29
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Also Known As:
Sinalei Reef Hotel Apia
Sinalei Reef Apia
Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa Samoa/Apia
Hotel Style:
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Apia
#1 Luxury Hotel in Apia
#1 Romantic Hotel in Apia
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Apia
#2 Family Hotel in Apia
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Get the garden bungalows for that tropical experience”
 of 5 bubbles SaraSara2515, Jan 19, 2017 | Read review
“Pay the extra for Ocean View or Ocean front rooms although even the Garden rooms are still quite close to the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles davidP3883RP, Jan 18, 2017 | Read review
“Any ocean view room”
 of 5 bubbles RichardT553, Jan 15, 2017 | Read review
“The Ocean View Rooms C & D are best - better value than the ocean front fale's.”
  • OVD deck
  • OVD view from bedroom
 of 5 bubbles KiwiGs, Jan 9, 2017 | Read review
“big villa by beach best - but more expensive”
 of 5 bubbles haysinarabia, Jan 4, 2017 | Read review
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