Australia & the Pacific Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Coconuts- Meal Deal

Jump to last reply

Staying @ Coconuts in Oct. Should I do meal deal w/them? Any comments on good day trips in Samoa also. Frank

1 Reply |

Add a Reply
  • Report Abuse

    Absolutely! We went last October, stayed in one of the overwater bungalows. There are no other places to eat on that side of the island except next door at Sinalei Reef. You are not missing out on alternate fine dining experiences like you might on other islands. Coconuts food is great, may varities, you never get bored. Some days they have BBQs, hugh Lobsters, great beef, chicken etc. Includes beer & house wine. Cannot go wrong! Say "hi" to Mika, the bartender/partner & head of the restaurant. Guy from New York, very personable. We had a jeep included in our o/w room. So we took a day trip into Apia, had to visit famous Aggie Grey's, Bahian temple & all the little settlements along the way. Tour southeastern coast beaches. There is snorkeling & diving in a deep blue hole outside the marina in Apia. The island is very primitive except for Apia. Big constrast. The hotel has a guide you can hire to do trips to waterfalls, beaches, etc. If you are on your own you must ask permission & pay a few dollars to local chiefs for using their beach. Sinalei Reef Resort next door has tours into Apia at night to go see Cindy the famous transvestite do her show. I'm sure you have read some families raise boys as girls if they are lacking in female help & hence a culture of "fafafinas".
    Coconuts is a great value, not as polished as Sinalei (hot water & air conditioning sometimes on, sometimes off....but no big deal) but it seemed everyone winds up at Coconuts beach bar in the afternoons, more of a fun place. Have a great time & please let me know what you thought, I haven't known anyone else who has gone there recently.
    Peggy

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement: Writers Needed for Morocco Guidebook
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Apr 11, 14 at 05:51 PM
View all Australia & the Pacific activity »
  1. 1 Packing List
  2. 2 Abel - Kayak and Walk / Timing Questions
  3. 3 Trip Report I've been, I've been to the Land Down Under...
  4. 4 4 weeks in NZ in Feb. 2015
  5. 5 12 day Australia Itinerary
  6. 6 Sydney and Auckland
  7. 7 Lochiel Fraudulant Hotel near Melbourne warning to fellow travellers
  8. 8 Internet access
  9. 9 Trip Report Night Out Byron Bay
  10. 10 Christchurch or Auckland?
  11. 11 Planning first trip to Australia - input requested. :)
  12. 12 Family trip to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane
  13. 13 10 days itinerary
  14. 14 Fremantle my love..
  15. 15 26 day NZ motorhome itinerary.
  16. 16 Do Great Ocean Road or head to New Zealand?
  17. 17 Books?
  18. 18 Trip Report Four Weeks on the South Island. Report
  19. 19 Choosing a Visa
  20. 20 Australia & NZ -3 weeks
  21. 21 One spare day in Darwin
  22. 22 Trip Report Planning a trip to Melbourne
  23. 23 Kangaroo Island/port Douglas
  24. 24 Travel Visa
  25. 25 Canberra
View next 25 » Back to the top