Welcome to Samoa

Samoa

Considered to be the heart of Polynesia, Samoa is truly a treasured and much-admired, “untouched” island with its 3000 year-old way of life still prevalent to this day!  Often attracting visitors for maintaining its deep cultural roots, Samoa also establishes itself at the forefront of travel prestige with its natural beauty, each island offering very distinct and different environments to explore.

Samoa has many lush green valleys,  cascading waterfalls  dropping into rivers, rugged volcanic mountain peaks, and a variety of white sandy beaches sure to lure you with their charm and serenity!  Enjoy Samoa’s coastline is with its sparkling white sand beaches that stretch and go on for miles as well as the coastline’s walls of sheer cliffs dropping straight into the Pacific ocean.  With Samoa’s many picturesque beaches, coastlines and natural beauty, it’s the culture and people that complete the magic of the Samoan islands.  

 


Information & Facts

Climate:

The temperature averages 30 degrees celsius and the ocean is a warm 25 degrees.  Dry season runs from May - October, while the wet season is from November to April.

Electricity:

240V/AC 50 cycles, but can be converted to 100 volts in most hotels.  Powerpoints can accept three pronged plugs as used in Australia and NZ.

Getting Around:

Fiji Airways operate international flights and connections from Los Angeles. 

Language:

English is widely spoken however, it's useful to know a few Samoan words:

Hello - "Talofa"

Please - "Fa'amolemole

Thank You - "Fa'afetai"

Goodbye - "Tofa"

Money:

Most of the ATM machines are located in and around the main town of Apia.  Banks at the airport and major hotels offer money exchange facilities.

Passport Visa:

Visitors to Samoa are not required to have an entry permit for stays of less than 60 days.  You must have a return (or onward) ticket and your passport must be valid for more than 6 months at the time of your entry into Samoa.