A visit to Apia, Samoa offers an unforgettable opportunity to experience spectacular natural wonders and immerse yourself in the Island’s unique culture. The reefs surrounding the islands are excellent for diving and snorkelling, which are some of the most popular Samoa attractions. However, there is much more to do in this Polynesian paradise, so check out our top five list of what to do in Samoa.
1. Explore the City
Apia is located on the north coast of the island Upolu and is both the capital and the largest city of the Samoan Islands. This ancient harbour is full of astonishing contrasts, with traditional Samoan houses standing side by side with modern multi-storey buildings and bustling shopping malls. The Old Apia Market is a fascinating place to explore, and an excellent spot to try out some delicious local delicacies, or to marvel at the variety of exotic fruits and vegetables on sale. Be sure to visit the Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral which is one of the most important historical Apia attractions. This recently restored and very impressive building houses exquisite artworks, stunning stained glass and features an incredible wooden ceiling and dome.