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Beach Front in the Samoan Islands

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Last updated: 08/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Apia house description

Our house is located on the Samoan Island of Upolu, in the village of Saoluafata. If you are looking to completely get away from all the hustle and bustle of your busy life, this is the place for you! Located close to the capital city of Apia, you still have access to modern activities, groceries and hospitals. We would recommend renting a car to fully experience the whole island during your visit. It takes about three hours drive to get from one side to the other - you will experience pristine beaches, friendly natives, expert surfing, snorkeling, eco hikes, fresh water swimming & waterfalls with natural water slides. Visit the site of James Michener's 'Return to Paradise' at the beach of Matareva, starring Gary Cooper - filmed in 1953. Another main attraction is the grave site of Robert Louis Stevenson in the Village of Vailima. Visit the luxurious resort/spa 'Aggie Grey's' on the northwestern end of the island (adjacent to the Int'l airport) where the popular TV series 'Survivor' was filmed.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 950 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            What a great place for kiddos! The ocean is so peaceful and calm. Great for snorkeling, swimming and just lounging on the beach....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            There must be at least one adult present to rent this house. (25 or older)...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            Located inside the house.....moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            Located outside the house - but still inclosed....moreless

          • There are two bathrooms available. The first is located inside the house - incl. shower, sink and toilet. The second bathroom is located outside the house - incl. shower, sink and toilet. PLEASE NOTE! WE DO NOT HAVE HOT WATER! Most houses in the Samoan Islands do not have hot water as the average temperature is 86F/30C and very humid. You will find your evening shower refreshing and much needed!...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            Full kitchen with all the amenities - fridge/freezer, toaster, oven/stove, plenty of dishes and utensils....moreless

          • Dining:

            The dining table can seat up to six (6) people and is located adjacent to the kitchen....moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            6...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils
          • Refrigerator
          • Microwave
          • Freezer
          • Stove
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Oven
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Clothes lines - outside (clothing dries quickly in tropical climate)...moreless

          • Covered Parking:

            2-car carport...moreless

          • Towels Provided
          • Parking
          • Living Room seats 6
          • Linens Provided
          • Washing Machine

          Other Amenities

              • Because of the primitive nature of this property, there are a few Samoan traditions you would need to know before your stay. We would also include free nightly security for your stay. PLEASE NOTE! WE DO NOT HAVE HOT WATER!...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Games
              • Books

              Outdoor Features

              • Porch / Veranda:

                The house is surrounded by a covered outdoor area that could be considered a porch. It is perfect for drying wet swim suit, towels, laundry, etc or just hanging out during the hot Samoan days....moreless

              • Deck / Patio

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Budget
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Tourist Attractions
              • Romantic

              Location & View

              • Beach View:

                Our house is located on the beach, giving you a great view of the peaceful South Pacific Ocean.....moreless

              • Beachfront:

                Our house is located directly on the beach! Only a stairway comes between you and the ocean....moreless

              • Mountain View
              • Ocean View
              • Oceanfront
              • Water View

              Activities

              • Botanical Garden
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Basketball Court
              • Kayaking
              • Pier Fishing
              • ATM/Bank
              • Snorkeling
              • Surf Fishing
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Surfing
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Boating
              • Bird Watching
              • Beachcombing
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Duty Free Shops
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Arboretum
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Walking
              • Eco Tourism
              • Whale Watching
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Luaus
              • Sight Seeing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
               

              Reviews

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              My Standard Rate
              3 night min stay
              $155
              $1,050 $3,000
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Taxes Not included

              Notes:

              $155USD

              All year (remember Samoa is south of the equator, thus having opposite seasons as US or Europe).


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              Last updated: 08/21/2014
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              Location

              50 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Faleolo International Airport
              15 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Apia (to American Samoa)
              Apia
              Nearest Beach
              Saoluafata (out the front door!)
              15 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Apia
              10 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Fagali'i
              15 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Apia

              Car: Recommended

              This is a fairly new house (built 2003), located right on the beach! It is very secluded, yet close to town (approx. 15 miles) and very close to lots of fun activities and island attractions. If you want a true, Samoan experience you have come to the right place.

               

              Manager info

              Year Purchased: 2003

              About: I am a direct descendant of the paramount chief of this village. My family has lived here since time began. Listing a 'year purchased' is really telling you what year the house was built. We are very proud to offer this house as a place for all to enjoy.

              Why Apia:
              This is my family's land.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Staying here puts you directly on the beach. This is unique in Samoa, because typically you cannot just pull up to any beach and swim, rather, you must ask the chief permission (he most likely does not speak English) and pay a small fee for beach use. There are many Samoan traditions like this. Also, there are not many islands in existence today that aren't over run by tourism - this is truly a native experience that will change your life.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Front view of the house

                Front view of the house

              • View from the kitchen - looking out to sea

                View from the kitchen - looking out to sea

              • Calm South Pacific...this is the view from the back of the house

                Calm South Pacific...this is the view from the back of the house

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              • Barstools at the kitchen counter.

                Barstools at the kitchen counter.

              • Living room - looking into the kitchen

                Living room - looking into the kitchen

              • Natural area surrounding the house - papaya, breadfruit, coconut and lemon trees

                Natural area surrounding the house - papaya, breadfruit, coconut and lemon trees

              • Native breadfruit tree

                Native breadfruit tree

              • Beach 'fale' (house) - for day use - must ask permission of village to use

                Beach 'fale' (house) - for day use - must ask permission of village to use

              • Covered carport

                Covered carport

              • Carport and covered outdoor seating and laundry area

                Carport and covered outdoor seating and laundry area

              • View of the house from the ocean

                View of the house from the ocean

              • Pathway that runs between the house and the ocean

                Pathway that runs between the house and the ocean

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              • Kitchen with modern amenities - kitchen looks out to the ocean

                Kitchen with modern amenities - kitchen looks out to the ocean

              • Dining area

                Dining area

              • Neighboring houses in the village - this open area is typically used for rugby

                Neighboring houses in the village - this open area is typically used for rugby

              • Native Banyan Tree - these are becoming very rare

                Native Banyan Tree - these are becoming very rare

              • Back covered porch area - door on right is a full bath - great for after beach!

                Back covered porch area - door on right is a full bath - great for after beach!

              • Carport - can fit two cars

                Carport - can fit two cars

              • Local boy carrying fine mats

                Local boy carrying fine mats

              VRBO #439037

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              This listing was first published here in 2012.

              Date last modified - Friday, September 05, 2014

              $155 per night (USD)
              3

              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

              View calendar: Updated 08/21/14
              Minimum stay: 3 nights
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