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Faofao Beach Fales

Main South Coast Rd Private Bag, Saleapaga, Upolu 000 Samoa
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We are having 8 beach fales directly at the beach - you could easily go for a swim after waking up - and 12 ensuite rooms with basic facilities. We are also offering a breakfast and traditional samoan food for dinner. Once a week we are having a show called Fiafia which includes some of the most famous polynesian dances including the impressive firedance. On request we will arrange a bonfire at night for your amusement.
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Main South Coast Rd Private Bag, Saleapaga, Upolu 000 Samoa
Faofao Beach Fales
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Glynis Cocks wrote a review 18 Apr
Coolum Beach, Australia5 contributions2 helpful votes
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This was a fantastic experience. The owners were absolutely delightful. This is rustic but clean and Fales right on the beach offer a truly memorable experience. Please if you want luxury with aircon, hot water etc this is not for you. If you want to sleep to the sound of the ocean, wake up to the rising sun and experience the warm generosity of a Samoan family don’t hesitate to stay here.
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Date of stay: April 2024Trip type: Travelled with family
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Flick821 wrote a review Sept 2023
Auckland Central, New Zealand96 contributions25 helpful votes
Third time returning on a friends trip (annually) to FaoFao Beach, and still having an amazing time. Fales were (as always) simple but comfortable, the ocean just gets clearer and more amazing every year, and the family that runs the place are just so friendly and accomodating. An extension to their beach front dining and bar is a fantastic addition, and always a centre for social gatherings with other guests in the evenings. Will definitely return next year!
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Date of stay: September 2023Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: No misconceptions here, the accomodation is very simple - just an open sided fale right on the...
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Grace wrote a review Jul 2023
Upolu, Samoa1 contribution
This is the best beach fale I’ve stayed in so far in Samoa. The people are friendly and helpful. The food was really good and we got to have it as a buffet rather than a plate given to us which was nice. The beach is really nice just as good as lalomanu in my opinion. The fale itself is nice and the showers and toilets are in good condition.
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Date of stay: May 2023Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Fao Fao, General Manager at Faofao Beach Fales
Responded 4 Jul 2023
Thanks for sharing your real review and experience while you stay with us.
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Jenna wrote a review Jun 2023
Gore, New Zealand6 contributions12 helpful votes
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Amazing experience. Lovely people to stay with. Great food. Comfy beds. Mosquito net provided. Airflow from natural shutters/sides meant not as hot as I expected. Right on the waterfront. Awesome snorkelling. Absolute bliss. Highly recommend. Taxi from Faofao to Le Vasa was 200 tala. Walk along the beach to see hermit crabs, a fallen coconut and beaut views. Close to To Sua trench. Shop almost across the road for water and beer.
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Date of stay: May 2023
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ingridh173 wrote a review Apr 2023
Nelson, New Zealand143 contributions52 helpful votes
Very pleasent experience. The owners and staff made us feel at home, very friendly and helpful. Fale's are right on the beach, and to our mind the best value around. Breakfast and dinner are available, plentiful and tasty. Would not hesitate to stay here again and experience the real Samoa.
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Date of stay: April 2023
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jnomadr wrote a review Apr 2023
9 contributions3 helpful votes
Loved our 2 night stay at the family-run Faofao, and only wish it could have been longer. The fale are right on the sandy/rocky beach with very safe and inviting waters. We really enjoyed meeting other guests at breakfasts and dinners (and those pancakes were to die for!) Fale are next to the road so expect some night lights and road noise, but almost all fale are the same along the southern Coast, plus the sea is loud, the moon is bright and traffic is light! Local holiday-makers were also staying, and we saw others snorkeling around as well. We wish we were still there and would 1000% stay again. Hope we can come come back soon!! Fa'afetai tele lava Koroseta, and your wonderful family!!
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Date of stay: April 2023
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Flick821 wrote a review Nov 2022
Auckland Central, New Zealand96 contributions25 helpful votes
Second time here with friends (boys trip) and we will come here every year! Exactly what it says on the tin, an open sided traditional fale on the beach with the water lapping right up to you. Great food (breakfast and dinner) and plenty of restaurants and resorts nearby for lunch. Most importantly thought, the staff are fantastic. Family run and just so friendly!
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Date of stay: November 2022Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: Always warm so leave the openings in your fale open so the breeze moves through, otherwise it...
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Responded 9 Nov 2022
Thank you Boys for your returning back to our small business and taking Faofao as your place to visit. We try our best as we can and offer again our service and what we did from many years since we established our fale.
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Jo B Mc wrote a review Sept 2022
21 contributions19 helpful votes
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We had the most wonderful Samoan experience at Foafoa Beach Fales. The beautiful Korosetta spoilt us with her delicious cooking and generous heart. Vaa swept us up in his enthusiastic desire to share his culture. One night turned into two and I cried when we had to go. It was so much fun. We only had one daughter with us this time (she had her own fale) but we plan to bring back the whole family when we come back to Samoa. They will love the romance of the fale and happily deal with the rustic bathroom facilities because a cold shower is preferable in a tropical climate anyway. The beach is beautiful, the beds are comfortable and the hospitality beyond compare. We loved it!
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Date of stay: September 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Easy to find on the south coast road at the eastern end. Can park your car right next to the fale.
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Responded 9 Nov 2022
We thank to your lovely family that you decided to stop by and stay couple of nights with us. Your review is very important for us and our future service, we know some little thing need to upgrade, I take note for that. We look forward to welcome your family again anytime if you wish to visit Samoa in the future.
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Thunder99 wrote a review Sept 2022
Christchurch, New Zealand5 contributions
Stayed in the beach fale for 2 nights. They have refreshed the rooms and dining area with the reopening of the borders. Friendly hosts, great food and unbeatable value. If you want to try the fale experience you can't do better than Faofao Beach Fales!
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Date of stay: September 2022
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Jeff wrote a review May 2020
Perth, Australia4 contributions4 helpful votes
The places natural beauty is unsurpassed. The Fales were simple but great. It was nice to be able to isolate ourselves from civilisation. It is usually a bit or even never crowded. It was tropical paradise at its finest.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Frequently Asked Questions about Faofao Beach Fales
Which popular attractions are close to Faofao Beach Fales?
Nearby attractions include To Sua Ocean Trench (6.8 km) and Lalomanu Beach (5.8 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Faofao Beach Fales?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Faofao Beach Fales?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Faofao Beach Fales?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.