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Upolu island

Ultimate guide (November 2018)
Upolu - is the capital island of Samoa in the South Pacific. There are no many good beaches. The main thing here is that it still has the spirit the real Polynesia. As for disadvantages we may note that you will be charged some fee to access any significant attraction, - no matter would it be a beach or a waterfall inside the island. It looks like a local tradition, so you'll have to respect it (and to pay). Shore and seabed: rocks, sand. [edit]

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This island ranks #29 of the "Best islands in Oceania"
Rating: 8.3 - 247 votes [vote]
Coordinates: -13.929878, -171.732389
See also: Best beaches in Upolu island

Hotels [edit]

The island has a good choice of hotels, but overall prices are very high. You can save a little, if you stay in the so-called fales. These are privately owned guesthouses in villages.

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How to get there [edit]

Fly to Apia International Airport (APW). Next hire a taxi or take a bus.

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When to go [edit]

The best time to visit Samoa is a dry season from June to September.

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[2017-09-18] Lloyd

The ferry ride is dangerous, as the water is choppy. But flights can be cancealed or changed in departure time. So it is best to get to the airport at least 3 hours before the departure time.


[2017-09-18] Leonardo

What about ferry from Samoa to Americal Samoa? I know that it runs three times a week. Or maybe flight between islands is better?

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