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Samoa Travel Guide

Plan Your Samoa Vacation

This small South Pacific country (made up of 10 islands) packs plenty of visual drama with its seriously gorgeous beaches and awesome waterfalls and natural-rock pools. The bulk of the Samoa's 180,000 residents live on Upolu, which contains the capital Apia, a sleepy South Seas kind of town. Samoans still adhere to a traditional lifestyle where both family and religion play important roles and where

rugby is a consuming passion.

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Top Reasons To Go

  1. Go Caving. Both of Samoa's islands are excellent for spelunking, though beware that the caves can get wet and dark.
  2. Pay Homage to Treasure Island. Robert Louis Stevenson's one-time residence has been beautifully restored and turned into a museum.
  3. Eat as the Samoans Do Samoans love to eat; some favorite dishes include fire-roasted coconut cream and taro leaves, breadfruit, and cooked green bananas.
  4. Play Kilikiti The Samoan version of cricket employs the same bat and ball, but with different and often varying rules.
  5. Laze in the Sand Samoa's beaches offer breathtaking views; ask the locals which are best for water sports.

When To Go

When to Go

Peak Season: Mid-April to October; Late December to Mid-January This is the dry season: you can spend all day traversing the island without...

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