National Park in South Coast

O Le Pupu-Pu’e National Park

The name of this 29-sq-km national park means ‘from the coast to the mountaintop’. There are some superb (if rough) hikes to be had here. A trail (six hours return) winds through thick jungle to Pe’ape’a Cave, a...

Beach in South Coast

Aganoa Black Sand Beach

This gorgeous beach is a beautiful spot for a paddle or a picnic. The water is deep enough for swimming but there’s no reef to protect you – the snorkelling, however, is some of the best on the island. There’s a...

International in South Coast

Lupe's Cocktail Bar & Restaurant

For a down-to-earth, filling and home-cooked meal by the sea, check this little place out. They whip up anything and everything here, from pasta to palusami, and their trademark burgers are outstanding. Sunday...

Waterfall in South Coast

Togitogiga Waterfalls

A glorious spot for a splash, this series of gentle waterfalls are separated by blessedly cool waterholes. It's best to visit in the wet season. To get here, take the access road for O Le Pupu-Pu’e National Park...

International in South Coast

Mika’s Restaurant

Chef Mika travels the globe for inspiration, serving delicious Italian, French and Samoan dishes and a wonderful Hawaiian ahi poke salad (raw fish with sesame oil and chilli). Save room for a treat from the...

Beach in South Coast

Matareva

You'll find a series of delightful coves with shallow snorkelling areas and lots of rock pools.

Beach in South Coast

Vaiula Beach

There's decent surfing to be had at this pretty beach, accessed from Tafatafa village.

Beach in South Coast

Salamumu

This village is home to a beautiful set of beaches reached by a potholed 5.5km track.