Hotels in Savaii, Samoa
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Savaii is the largest and highest of all the Samoa Islands. Apart from Hawaii and New Zealand, Savaii is the largest landmass in Polynesia. The island can be reached by the inter-island ferry and by air. Savaii accommodation varies from cheap Savaii hotels to resort accommodation in Savaii. Regardless of where you choose to rest your head at night, however, the local beaches and outdoors are sure to keep you out from morning to night.
Water activities in Savaii
No matter your personal preferences or abilities, Savaii has a range of water activities that cater for everyone. While researching hotels in Savaii online, why not find out more about the various tour operators in the area too? When it comes to water activities, having a professional guide is definitely the way to go. There are a number of boating companies that offer sightseeing trips out at sea. Enjoy a view of the island from a different angle while you enjoy that fresh sea air.
Other water activities include snorkelling, diving and fishing. With water temperatures of between 26 and 31 degrees Celsius, it certainly makes for pleasant swimming conditions. Whether you are a beginner or a master diver, you will find trained professionals ready and waiting to cater to your needs and skill level.
Fishing charters will give you the opportunity to enjoy some time out on a boat while trying your hand at catching some of the local game. Tours vary from half day to full day and there are even night time fishing trips!
You can also quite easily lose track of time on any one of the impeccable beaches and, if you are feeling a bit adventurous, you can sign up for surfing lessons too!
Other things to do while in Savaii
When visiting Savaii, there really is no rush. There’s no need to wake up at the crack of dawn unless you insist on watching the sun rise. Take every chance you can to sleep in and enjoy what your Savaii hotel room has to offer before you go out for the day.
You will notice that there are a number of local and international car rental companies based in Savaii. If you plan on exploring on your own time and dime, then a rental vehicle could be the best way to do so. If you prefer, you can sign up for professional tours and let somebody else do the driving. Of course, you will be bound to the set schedule of the tour.
There are also bicycle tours that will take to you some of the most scenic parts of the island.
In the village of Taga, you can visit the amazing Alofaaga Blowholes and the nearby Pa Sopo’ia Cave. This cave is believed to be the path travelled by the spirits to reach the other side.
The Afu Aau Waterfall is a spectacular sight as it flows down into a fresh swimming pool. Yes, you can most definitely take a dip in this water and enjoy your rainforest surroundings while you’re at it!
The geological formation known as Moso’s Footprint is another top sight and, according to legend, this is where the giant Moso placed his right foot as he made his way across the islands.
If you are looking for some family fun and want to keep the kids entertained from the time you leave your hotel room to the time you return, you should definitely take them for a round of mini golf! After using up some of their energy, you can expect them to have worked up quite the appetite for lunch. A great educational stop is at any one of the local museums. The Museum of Samoa is always a popular option for anyone interested in learning more about the local culture and history. There are a number of artefacts on display as well as historic images to help tell the Samoan story.