How has this resort rated in the past?
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Refrigerator in room
TripAdvisor Reviews Sa'Moana Resort Apia
Travel Blogs from Apia
... eastern side of the island took us past villages that had been destroyed by the 2009 Tsunami. Some villages had done more rebuilding than others and there were plenty of abandoned concrete foundations showing where buildings had been. Susana said that for months afterwards you could see the tide mark up the mountains showing how high up the water had gone.
The last part of the drive took us along the ...
... tangible link to one of the England players who was once a student at the school I taught at! Again the heat had taken its toll and so we headed to the lava caves nearby our hotel where we were first treated to another game of kilikiti (at least this was legitimately on a weekend) before heading down to the small natural pool at the caves exit. Here I joined with the big children who were cave jumping into suitably deep water. Inevitably, the jumps that didn't appear to be ...
... Samoa was now the first place to see the sunrise in the world. American Samoa (a mere half an hour flight away but on the other side of the date line) was the last in the world to see the sunset. So, the (Helen's) new plan was now to find an appropriate place where we could see the sunrise in the morning in Samoa, get on a plane and watch the sunset on the previous day in American Samoa - a plan that still causes me a mild headache every time I attempt to retell it! From ...
Day 979 The twelve hour bus ride back to Auckland was pretty annoying and came with non stop rain. The bus took the extended route around the west coast of the North Island. This at least gave us a chance to see this coast even if it was through a curtain of rain, interrupted only by the swooshing of the windshield wipers. Whanganui, Hawera and New Plymouth zipped by through the windows, with a lunch break at the latter. We were lucky to get the very front ...
... of course and as it turned out they come from Cornwall and even spookier worked in Padstow. If that wasn't a small enough world as it was, when we told them we had done the Kiwi bus around New Zealand they mentioned their friend drove one of the buses. As soon as they said it was Bridge I could have died. She was the one that made me walk barefoot around town when she wouldn't let me get my flipflops out of my case and then let us play Pitch Perfect songs all the way to Queenstown ...