Samoa is an island of untouched and unspoiled beauty, where tourists are few and far between and the diving is incomparable to other Pacific Island destinations.
Last week was a big week for Samoa Rugby League, with the Rugby League Samoa association celebrating its 30th anniversary, the 2 weeks’ celebrations finished off with a clash of the league titans; Toa Samoa vs Fiji Bati on Saturday the 8th of October 2016.
You are about to set off on an unforgettable summer holiday to the pacific islands, but you dont want to forget any of the essentials. Avoid a beach holiday disaster by following our helpful guide for what to take on your beach holiday.
Both of Samoan descent, but born and raised in Auckland, New Zealand, Faaniniva and Motootua flew all the way from chilly Auckland to celebrate their marriage at our newly opened resort in Samoa. A first time trip for their little family, Faaniniva and Motootua thought they would kill two birds with one stone and while holidaying, tie the knot in their mother land.
Septmeber has been an exciting month at Taumeasina Island Resort, as not only did we experience our first Teuila Festival since opening our doors to the public, we were also very honoured to host the 11th Women’s Affairs meeting for Ministers of 54 Commonwealth countries around the world.
If you are a fan of the famous novelist, Robert Louis Stevenson, then you should not miss a visit and tour of the former home and gardens of "Villa Vailima" in Samoa. Stevenson's most famous works are Treasure Island, Kidnapped, Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and A Child's Garden of Verses - Read Robert Louis Stevenson biography hereThrough the dedication of the Robert Louis Stevenson Museum Preservation Foundation, the beautifully restored home and gardens opened to the public in 1994, one hundred years after his death, it is now known as the Robert Louis Stevenson Museum.
The annual Teuila Festival is held in September each year in Samoa offering an experience for locals and tourists to see the true essence of Samoa and Fa’a Samoa (The Samoan Way). It was established in 1992 and is now the biggest cultural festival throughout the South Pacific Islands.
Thinking of warm sunny weather, white sand beaches and crystal clear water for your next relaxing island holiday? Discover the Pacific Islands and experience a Samoa holiday! With less than 50,000 tourists who holiday to this Polynesian Paradise each year, you are sure to see the authentic, untouched and uncrowed country that Samoa truly is. Roam freely with an abundance of activities for young and the young at heart. Explore the lush rainforests and find hidden waterfalls, discover samoas array of wildlife, the majority of endemic species are birds including eleven unique species. Go underwater and see the samoan marine life including dolphins and whales. Often you will see porpoises migrating along Samoa’s coastline courtesy of the warm waters. The reef fringing the coastlines of samoa are home to over 900 species of fish. See the naturally formed blow holes projecting the ocean high into the sky, something you wont find anywhere else. Prefer to relax and soak up the sun on your island holiday, Samoa is your destination with white sand beaches, crystal clear water and exotic cocktails to match - Click here for more info on local attractions
Samoa is made up of a group of 10 islands in the Pacific, North East of Fiji. While only a five-hour flight from the East Coast of Australia and three-hour flight from New Zealand, it feels in many ways like stepping 3,000 years back in time, with tourists few and far between. In some areas of this Pacific Island you are more likely to see a local juggling fire than a house with walls.