Samoan secret getaways

Heading to Samoa and want to get out of the main city of Apia? Here are some secret little gems which offer Samoan seclusion.

 

 1. Sa’ Moana

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Located on the stunning South Coast of Upolu, Samoa, the Sa’Moana is approximately a 35 minute drive away from Faleolo International Airport.  All the beach bungalows are absolute beach front with breathtaking views of the beach, reef and Pacific Ocean.  There is a fully licensed bar/restaurant and sports bar above the huge outdoor restaurant deck area. The bar/restaurant is open all day, from 7am till late.

 

 2. Maninoa Surf Camp

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Maninoa Surf Camp at Siumu on the South shore of Upolu is situated on a beautiful, private beach with seven world class surf spots within a short boat trip of the camp, including the famous Coconuts straight out the front.  Beach fales offer the individual surf traveller open planned and well ventilated traditional style accommodation right on the beach. Drift off to sleep with waves lapping at the shore.

 

 3. Seabreeze Resort

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With the focus clearly on outdoor living, all Seabreeze Resort Villas have Ocean, Lagoon & Reef views. Designed and built by craftsmen the furnished & decorated by the best in Interior design specialists, each room has been carefully structured with the tropics in mind to encourage cross flow ventilation from natural sea breezes. For those balmy tropical nights we offer air-conditioning and a fan in every room ensuring comfort and a relaxing night’s sleep. Each villa has tea and coffee making facilities, mini-refrigerator and private bathroom facilities with all the comforts you would expect in a resort of this standard.  Once inside the rooms the Samoan Flair greets you, texture of lava rock bathrooms inspires you, your surroundings relax you and the view beckons you.

 

4. Sinalei Reef Resort

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Just 30 minutes from Apia, the capital of Samoa, and 45 minutes from the Airport, Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa is nestled amongst 33 acres of tropical beachfront gardens located on the South Coast of Upolu. Its coastline location is famous for its picture-postcard scenery: clear, turquoise water, with shady coconut palms fringing stretches of white sand.  Local bus and taxis service the area and town plus an airport shuttle makes it easy to arrive and depart the resort. Ranging from Garden View to absolute beach front, we provide all types of Hideaway at Sinalei. The basis of our principal is luxury, with a sprinkle of loving traditional Samoan flair. There are 29 stunningly appointed Villas nestled into the tropical landscape offering views of the gorgeous turquoise lagoon or the manicured tropical garden. Sinalei’s chic South Pacific design is intentionally laid back, we do everything we can to turn your dreams of a luxurious South Pacific holiday into a reality.

 

 5. Coconuts

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Coconuts Beach Club Resort & Spa truly embodies all that is unique and wonderful about culturally-rich Samoa. Coconuts offers Samoan-inspired accommodation and is ideally situated on Upolu’s southern coast, boasting amazing sunrise and sunset views. Perfectly located to explore all of the island’s sites and experiences, Coconuts offers the facilities and services you would expect from a much larger resort, with the heart and soul of a small, intimate retreat. With a warm and friendly staff, and surrounded by a traditional village, Coconuts provides a true taste of Samoa.

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Kate Webster

<p>Kate Webster is a travel journalist – travel writer and photographer who travels the globe in search of vivid imagery and compelling stories that capture the essence of the places she visits. </p>
<p>Born out of a life-long love of travel and fascination with the world around her, is Kate’s inspiration behind her writing and photography. </p>
<p>When she’s not bouncing around the world on ramshackle buses, overcrowded trains, or on the back of a rickshaw, you can find her based in Sydney or the Gold Coast, Australia eagerly planning her next adventure.</p>

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