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Tanu Beach Fales

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In February my boyfriend and I booked to stay at Tanu Beach Fales. My Boyfriend is Australian and has been to Samoa 5 times, I am a kiwi and we live in Auckland. We were super excited to stay at Tanu after reading the great reviews. However, the reviews really hyped this place up. We were quoted 700 tala for...

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West Auckland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unfortunately we didn't have a great time like everyone else. We arrived on the 19th April to only one worker. She was lovely. My understanding based on there website was that a Fiafia night would carry out on the Wednesday or Thursday night - this did not happen. Had dinner, went to sleep. The next day (Thursday) breakfast is served...

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Thank RissaF2017
Gold Coast, Queensland
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This is a family run business and you are instantly made to feel like long lost family too. The Beach Fales are beautiful and roomy and you get both breathtaking Sunsets and Sunrises. The reef directly out the front is safe and we had the pleasure of swimming along side two turtles whilst there. If you have bread the fish...

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Thank KHillery
Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We were here from good Friday to easter Monday. Ferry only run once a day on these public holidays. 80 tala to beach fale. Absolutely beautiful. Staff so friendly. We were 2 Mtrs from crystal clear warm Beautiful water. Fale basic and perfect. Meals were great and filling and changed daily. Take pegs. Hire a car. Take a great book....

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1Thank Briarley Y
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights in March with my boyfriend on a nice little holiday! Lovely family and beautiful beach along with fabulous Fale stay! This is the way to go if you are staying in Samoa. I would skip the resorts and stay here! Traditional Samoan food- all home cooked and prepared fresh everyday! I stayed during a very...

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Thank Savanna H
Selfoss, Iceland
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Don't go all the way to Samoa to sleep in a Hotel. Tanu beach Fales (Fale=hut) is the place for the rugged and raw experience. You have everything you need, a mattress to sleep on and the ocean to swim in. That's paradise!

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1Thank Kastalinn
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We were a group of family and friends of 12 plus an 18 month baby who recently stayed at Tanu Beach Fales, Manase in Savai'i. Our family and friends live in Christchurch, Auckland and Melbourne. The accommodation is what we expected and the breakfast and dinner delicious enjoyed by all of us. The downside of our stay was poor customer...

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1Thank magnets13
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We were so lucky to get stuck here- nothing about our trip to Savai'i went to plan, but our unplanned stay at Tanu's was a definite highlight. Staff were friendly and went out of their way (literally) to ensure a great stay. Basic facilities, but what you should be looking for in fale accommodation. Great communal eating spaces, fantastic Samoan...

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5Thank gwen7ms
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 19 October 2016

It was like visiting my family. Management set up our fales while we enjoyed our free and delicious refreshments "pua'aniu" Hardy Polynesian breakfast and dinner of steam rice, fried chicken, vegetable stirfry, with a warm cup of laumoli. Swimming at moonlight, and watching the stars is what I remember when thinking of Tanu Beach Fales. Will definitely stay here again...

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3Thank Berkoff
Raglan, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Loved the beach front fales, wow what a view. Definitely a more basic way to be on holiday with shared bathroom and showers. Food was plentiful and delicious local style, you certainly don't go hungry. Very little need for lunch, but if so inclined it is a very short walk to the resort next door (100m) and only 5 tala...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Tanu Beach Fales

Address: Tanu Beach, Savai'i, Samoa
Region: Samoa > Savai'i
Number of rooms: 34
Also Known As:
Tanu Beach Fales Hotel Savai`i
Tanu Beach Fales Savai i
Tanu Beach Fales Samoa
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“Beach front, on the water”
, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“There are no rooms but guests sleep in fales. The best ones to sleep are the fales closest to the beach.”
magnets13, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Fales closes to ocean are much noisier”
Berkoff, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Beach front”
oldmountaingirl, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“request beachfront. Check they are not hosting big school groups during the dates of your intended stay”
NWarner71, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
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