Western Samoa Travel GuideEdit This The best resource for sights, hotels, restaurants, bars, what to do and see
Trekking through the region to explore and enjoy the surrounding scenery is a popular activity. There are treks for all skill levels including more difficult treks along steep and rocky paths. Rain forests and sea cliffs add to the idyllic setting. Located inland are beautiful waterfalls, natural pools and volcanic craters. On Upolo you can see Mt Fito which is 1158 meters high. Go scuba diving or snorkeling to explore the colorful marine life. Sun lovers will enjoy the beautiful beaches and after soaking up the sun go for a refreshing swim in the ocean. To learn more about the vibrant local culture tourists should visit one of the local villages. Other activities that are enjoyed by visitors is rain forest canopy tours or guided tours of the region.
Western Samoa has a tropical climate with an average temperature of 26.5 C. Rainy season is from October until March and there is a risk of cyclones. The heavy rain may hinder sight seeing and prevent outdoor activities. Dry season is from May until October.
Western Samoa is accessible by air as Faleolo International Airport is located an hour away from Apia. Western Samoa can be reached by boat and some visitors sail their yachts to the region. Yachts can dock at Apia. Once in Western Samoa taxis are a good way to get around. There are many taxis and fares are affordable. Car rental offers another option but international drivers licenses are not accepted in Western Samoa. It is possible to get a temporary local license which will allow you to drive. Buses are a cheap way to get around the region. Alternatively cycling can be a fun way to explore.
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