When you visit Samoa you have prepare for this tropical paradise to make its way into your heart. With islands like Upolu it's hard not to fall in love with this destination.
Upolu is home to Apia, the capital of Samoa and as such there are endless attractions and activities to fill your days with. Check out the shops and flea market to pick up some things for your loved ones back home - and don't forget to treat yourself!
Evenings in Apia are energetic and exciting but still have that relaxed and chilled out island vibe. There are a selection of bars and restaurants along Beach Road that make for a great night and fun out. Crabbers Bar, Lighthouse, Bad Billy's and On The Rocks are all stellar choices.
Along with the fun nights you'll also have the chance to enjoy the rich culture of Samoa. There are traditional villages that offer a look into what life was like in ancient Samoa.
Do you love nature? You'll be able to really appreciate the glorious landscape here. Wander through the tropical rain forests and thriving foliage, and just when you think you've seen it all you might stumble upon a tumbling waterfall.
A great way to explore the island is with a rental car. Get yourself a set of wheels and cruise around the island, checking out the sights and attractions.
Buses are also a great option - in a variety of colours and with wooden seats they show the fun and rustic sides of island life. If you're busing around, wave them down and take a seat and pull the cord to ring the buzzer when you're at your stop. Don't worry about paying your fare until you're on your way out.
Choose from a great selection of accommodation options as your base on the island. There are luxurious resorts in Upolu as well as more down to earth and traditional options.
For something in between, have a look at our boutique hotels in Upolu as these are truly lovely.