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“Stunning hospitable beach location with welcoming Samoan family”

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Satuiatua Beach Resort
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Reviewed October 21, 2013

We booked for two nights, were hooked and stayed for five. Hospitality was warm friendly and accommodating. Fales were authentic clean and situated on the beach with the high tide washing under the stilts. Participated in village activities at local school, plantation church, experienced extracting coconut cream. Enjoyed a spectacular Sunday family banquet. Overall the experience was beyond our expectations and great value for money. Enjoyed being part of an extended Samoan family. Would recommend to anybody looking for relaxed beach holiday. Caters well for cyclists.
Dick & Carolyn Sept 2013

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 10, 2013

From the moment we arrived till the moment we left, Satuiatua will always be in our hearts forever! The most relaxing week we've ever had,our beach lagoon fale was the way to go and it didn't disappoint. The other fale's looking amazing also with plenty or room.

Phila and her kids and her outgoing mum Leilua was so helpful. We were there when they were building the new tree deck view, and it looks awesome up there, its a shame we didn't stay longer to enjoy it.

The beach lagoon fale was perfect, 3 bedrooms and a great wraparound deck to sit out with your drink and watch the sun set is amazing.
The coral was great, and water was so refreshing! This place truly is amazing and I will definitely suggest to future travellers to Samoa and also rugby teams that tour to Samoa.

The food is awesome, you get to choose your meals which is great and I would highly recommend the Samoan food on the menu.

Tanya was also entertaining and made our stay comfortable with her smile and bubbly attitude to the guests. We miss Phila and her kids and hope to be back again one day.

Thank you guys!!

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled with family
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Thank Kolose F
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Reviewed September 28, 2013

This was our first visit to Samoa and our first experience staying in beach fales. Satuiatua is a beautiful location with the fales right on the beach and beautifully shaded by the amazing banyan trees.

Leilua (Mum) runs a tight ship with a real focus on great food, comfort and cleanliness. The little things like raised beds and curtains in the fale, a beach shower and water bowls to wash our feet make a real difference. A beautiful breakfast and a la carte dinner are included in the rate. The fresh fish and local produce available every day was a highlight but if you want steak and chips it is there.

Phila is a great host and went out of her way to make our stay special. She even managed some internet access for us to check footy scores!

The resort's connection with the village is unique and offers a real insight into Samoan village life. Don't miss church across the road on Sunday morning followed by lunch with the family. The dress code for visitors is fairly relaxed and the "all white" is not expected.

The snorkelling at high tide is excellent with beautiful coral and lots of coloured fish. Other highlights were trips to the waterfall, the blowholes and Leilua's plantation. We decided not to rent a car but Ole's taxi service was excellent. Ask the resort to organise your taxi pickup from the ferry. (70 tala).

We spent 4 nights at Satuiatua Beach and it has given us many great memories of our visit to Savai'i. The treehouse fale should be ready for our next visit!!

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank sking59
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Reviewed September 24, 2013

This place is amazing. The fales are placed under these huuuuuge trees, so it is nice and cool in their shade even on days with hardly any breeze. The place is run by mum and daughter who are both excellent at English and have a great sense of humour. They make you feel very welcome, and the rest of the staff is really nice too. The fales are equipped with mosquito nets and bowls of water to rinse the sand off your feet before entering. There are no power plugs in the fales, but you can charge stuff in the main fale, where the meals are served. Shower and toilet facilities are shared. The beach is really nice and the snorkeling is quite decent. For 75 WS$ pr. person, you get accommodation, dinner and breakfast, and the food is really good with plenty of choices.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled with friends
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Reviewed September 9, 2013

Satuiatua Beach Fales is a beautiful and shady place with clean accommodation. The food is great as well! I also like the fact that you are in the village rather than in a fenced off resort. Best of all the staff are caring and accessible. I was not well when I arrived and certainly felt cared for. Thanks Fila!

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 6, 2013

I regret I have to leave this gorgious place today! Wonderfully situated under giant banyan trees, superb fales (large, good beds, well take care of), the best corals in Samoa if you like snorkeling (I do!). Great hospitality. Phila manages the resort, her name means "love" and she deserves that name! And wonderful food. Flowers on your table. Assistance if you neede any help. Many excursions in the direct environment, offered by the resort.
The price is minimal for what they offer.
Wish I could come back and stay for a long time!
Recommended! Welmoed Elizabeth

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed August 6, 2013

Forget Manase with its hoards of tatty Fales cluttering the beach and head down the coast to Satuiatua. The Fales were far more comfortable and roomy than any of the others that I saw, the shared bathroom facilities were clean, the service was friendly and very accommodating, and the beach was beautiful. I was unfortunate enough to get sick shortly after arriving, and the owners were incredibly accommodating, taking me to the clinic, cooking me special meals and constantly checking to see that I was alright. The fales are located under huge banyan trees, which provide all day shade, so it is a very comfortable beach to spend the entire day, in the sun or in the shade according to your preference. Swimming is best at high tide, when the snorkelling is wonderful with a reef teeming with little fish just a few metres from the beach. Thank you to Leilua and her wonderful team of workers. i will be back to see the new treehouse.

Room Tip: Fales to the right of the restaurant are quieter
  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled solo
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170Ida, Guest Relations Manager at Satuiatua Beach Resort, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2013

Thank you very much for your review, greatly appreciate it, God Bless..cheers SBR Team!!

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Additional Information about Satuiatua Beach Resort

Address: Satuiatua Main Road | Satuiatua, Savai'i, Samoa
Location: Samoa > Savai'i
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 5 Specialty Lodging in Savai'i
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Satuiatua Beach Resort is the only beach fale operating on the South West Coast of Savai'i, Samoa. We have fales (bungalows) that are located on the beach for easy access to the surf & the lagoon. Satuiatua has one of the top surfing spots in Samoa. ... more   less 
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Satuiatua Beach Resort Samoa

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