Surrounded by lush vibrant tropical gardens with the ocean lapping on the white sandy beach, enjoy nature’s beauty and be absorbed in the peace and tranquility of this friendly country.
Feel the warmth of the tropical sun and breathe in the aromas that fill the air. Immerse yourself and be pampered in the Samoan hospitality and enjoy the fine cuisine, fabulous sporting facilities and famous bars. At the end of each day, retire to your fale, the sun setting on the horizon and the starlit sky rising high above.
Interesting Facts about Samoa
The word tattoo is believed to have originated from the Samoan word tatau.
In Samoan culture, food is a social event that brings together family and friends to share what bountiful wonders nature has provided. Delicacies on the Samoan menu include palusami (young taro leaves baked in coconut cream) and oka (raw fish in coconut cream). Both of these dishes are must try dishes on any holiday.
Over 99% of Samoans profess some form of Christianity, and religious observance is strong among all groups.
In Samoa, it is acceptable for a family who has too many sons, to raise the youngest boy as a daughter. He is known as a fa’afafine and is given a girl’s name and wears feminine clothing… and is even allowed to use the ladies bathroom.