Lalomanu Beach

Lalomanu Beach: Address, Lalomanu Beach Reviews: 4.5/5

Lalomanu Beach
4.5
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Elia S
1 contribution
Best beach with a local advice...
Dec. 2019 • Family
Highly recommended to any visitor to the Samoan islands. The view you see in pictures is what you get. The ocean is much warmer than the Hawaiian waters due to its location near the equator. Take it from a local who now lives in the USA. Don’t be surprise to find out there are separate families who owns separate traditional beach fale/huts located on the same beach. The beach is shared and part of customary land belonging to separate local families. The small fee that you pay for parking or to use the facilities goes to support these local family owners. The traditional beach fale/huts are painted in separate colors for owners identification purposes. So when you pay the parking or usage fee, make sure it goes to the right local owner. A few of the complaints I’m reading here regarding fees comes from visitors misunderstanding these facts. By the way, these traditional Samoan beach fale/huts are very popular with backpackers and budget travelers who likes to spend a few nights sleeping literally on the beach. An experience not to be miss.

Swimming near the beach is safe, but beware when snorkeling far out near the reef, there is a slight undercurrent especially when the tide is going out. If you’re looking for a good place to snorkel, I highly recommend Palolo Deep Marine reserve. I hope that helps and enjoy your visit.
Written 20 November 2020
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Jeff
Perth, Australia4 contributions
Amazing.
Dec. 2019
Probably one of the best beaches in the world. Always peaceful, calm, never overun with tourists. Seems like Samoa is just a hidden gem in the Pacific. Water is so crystal clear. Combined with the warm sun, it is magnificent. If youre on a budget, Taufua Beach Fales is great.
Written 3 May 2020
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Malia A
11 contributions
Absolutely Beautiful
Dec. 2019 • Family
This is a must do for all, warmth, beauty and so many activities available. Your photos will not require filters as the natural colours shine true
Written 11 February 2020
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sho689
Auckland, New Zealand4 contributions
Wonderful retreat
Dec. 2019
Beautiful white sand, blue water beach with an exciting array of fish,coral and shells.Fao fao is an exceptional beach fale resort where you are well looked after whilst enjoying your own fale to sleep or relax in during the day.
Written 6 February 2020
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tahlia75
26 contributions
Perfect
Oct. 2019 • Friends
This beach is not only pristine, it's breathtakingly beautiful. There is hardly anyone here and it is just divine. You can snorkle but be mindful to make sure the beach isn't owned by someone and that you might have to pay a fee to swim unless you are staying there.
Written 2 February 2020
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jan-c123
Sunderland, UK343 contributions
Beautiful beach and exactly like the photos yo7 see
Dec. 2019
Absolutely stunning beach, we stayed in a beach fall literally on the beach , the waters are so blue with powder coral sand, the reef unfortunately has been decimated in the tsunami 10 years ago, there are fish there but possibly not in the numbers when the reef was in pristine condition.nevertheless we thoroughly enjoyed staying on this beach and another must do while in Samoa
Written 5 January 2020
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saronic
Zurich, Switzerland19,499 contributions
wonderful swimming
Nov. 2019
During my round trip on Upolu island I had the chance to swim in very different places like the To Sua Trench and the Piula Cave Pool, but what I enjoyed the most was swimming here at the superb beach of Lalomanu. My lady taxi driver Luana stopped her car at the Taufua Fale's, where I could use the changing room and showers after paying 10 WST. My driver in the meantime joined collegues of hers at the accomodation's beach restaurant.

Access into the water was easy, the sea was calm, all was very clean, and I could do my crawling without being hindered by big waves or many other swimmers. It was for me a wonderful experience.
Written 22 December 2019
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MattBGreen
Sydney, Australia211 contributions
Rated in the Top10 beaches in the world
Nov. 2019
The beach is beautiful, the sand is amazing but the water and hazards detract from the claim of being a world best beach. Definitely worth taking a look at but after seeing many other beaches around Samoa it's not really that special. You decide!
Written 24 November 2019
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123kafox
Auckland Central, New Zealand42 contributions
Gorgeous, must-see!
Oct. 2019 • Couples
Such a beautiful, relaxed beach. Very clean, lots of great spots for a drink or meal in the sunshine! Would love to go back and stay overnight here sometime
Written 27 October 2019
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Kathryn H
Hamilton, New Zealand236 contributions
I couldn't believe the beauty
Oct. 2019
I have been to a lot of lovely beaches around the world, but I was blown away by this beach. The water was clear and a vibrant blue colour, the sand was white and the sky so blue. I loved the talk coconut palms. Being a Sunday, we almost had the beach to ourselves - bliss. We started by parking our car and paying $40 tala to park (with free use of a fale for the day, toilets and shower ;) Our first swim was amazing (we stayed between the shore and rocks. The water was lovely and warm. When I went in later in the day there was a strong tow pulling me out towards the rocks, so I got out. Our walk along the beach was lovely. Make sure you keep reapplying sunblock - we got very burnt without realising it. There were close places to buy food, but we took our food and water with us.

My number one tip, if driving over from Apia, is to not take the Cross-Island Road. Travel along the coast from Apia (towards Piula Cave pool) and take Richardson Road across the island. It goes between the mountains and there is hardly a pothole in sight. It will cut at least 30 minutes off your drive from Apia. There were hardly any cars on the road. It made the drive a pleasure.
Written 12 October 2019
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