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"Beach" is perhaps a Misnomer

Vaiala "beach" is not an idealised stretch of white sandy shoreline one generally thinks of from... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Lamb Island, Australia
Average beach.

If wanting a nice beach for swimming there are heaps better ones on Upolu especially down the... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2018
Sydney, Australia
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14 Aug 2018
“"Beach" is perhaps a Misnomer”
21 Jun 2018
“Average beach. ”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 14 August 2018

Vaiala "beach" is not an idealised stretch of white sandy shoreline one generally thinks of from the word "beach". It's a continuation and the ending of Beach Rd Apia's cement seawall walking path, edged by boulders and rocks on its seawall side. It is located...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank poumaukathleen
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

If wanting a nice beach for swimming there are heaps better ones on Upolu especially down the south coast. Vaiala beach is basically just rocks with flat water.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Ellemay
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

This is not a good beach area for tourists. This just a water front and the beach is not good.There is a hotel close by.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Don't know if you can add to my comment on the above had mentioned to add Cottages only 5 minutes from central Apia and across the road to the beach

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Ray H
Reviewed 18 October 2016

It's not a place to take your kids, but if you're willing to just take a short dip in the ocean, then this would be where you could go to. Cases of undercurrents that have led to the deaths of young children should be born...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Lani V
Reviewed 3 June 2016

These falls are easy to find. Cost 5Tala each. There are concrete steps down to the viewing area which could prove a little difficult for people with bad knees or hips. These falls empty into a short river/estuary and lead into the sea. You can...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Stamrish1
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Flora the hostess with the mostest was absolutely a treat. She went out of her way to make sure we had an amazing time. The accommodation is basic but very clean and tidy and met all our needs! Very comfy and enjoyable.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank HildaParaha
Reviewed 29 June 2015

I don't think I've ever seen people swim here. It really is a stop on a tour of town and not suitable for a picnic or day at the beach. For starters there is not real shore - its the seawall then rocks then the...More

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank dusky_maiden10
Reviewed 11 April 2015

We were told by cruise ship personnel that there were no beaches in Apia. How wrong they were! We simply turned left at the port gates onto Beach Road and found the most perfect little beach less than a two minute walk away. Perhaps it...More

Date of experience: February 2015
2  Thank abqtraveler13
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