Savaii Lagoon Resort
Travel Blogs from Savai'i
... our documentation and cruising permit and asked Rick for his account of the events. In the end we all got off with a stern warning: “You Palangi, never take Samoans to your boat and Tebora, never ever do anything as stupid as that again. You better give these people the siapo for no more than 100 tala”.
Walking back with her she was very much in her own world and digesting what had just happened. he said she was very ...
... seen a young man walking down the road, picking a white hibiscus flower and stick it behind his ear. Flowers are very much a part of the culture here and not just for ladies.
Saturday morning we took the dingy to shore and introduced ourselves to the harbour-master’s wife. She was sitting on a rock with two of her kids to welcome us. Her husband was busy elsewhere. We proudly handed out our Samoan cell phone numbers for first time and ...
... and enjoy the beautiful scenery go by for the short hour tour. When we arrived, we missed seeing a representative from the rental car agency who was supposed to pick us up and drive us to the nearby office. Instead, we walked the short distance through town. As it was Sunday, everything was shut down. We planned ahead and bought a Samoan driver’s license (required for at least one person in a rental car; not necessarily the driver???) in ...
... see loads of washing spread over properties to dry. Some homes were built on actual rock - imagine the heat that would radiate off the rock. Phew!
At Saleaula we stopped to feed and play with the turtles. Obviously a popular attraction on the islands. Our little tour guide had not so good english and a wicked ...
... and these are very basic accommodations. A little like the 'rustic cabins' we had at Volcano National Park on the Big Island. Ours was the only lockable fale - most are open at the sides except for blinds woven from coconut fronds that can be lowered for privacy at night or when it rains hard enough to warrant it. Our fale was like most of their houses with a ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free parking