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Apia, Western Samoa Luxury Cruises

The city of Apia is Samoa's capital, located on the northern coast of Upolu, which is the archipelago's second largest island. Apia's tropical Polynesian climate and spectacular natural landscape have enchanted visitors for generations, drawing tourists from across the world to its beautiful sandy shores. The city and surrounding regions of Samoa are famous for their lush forests, exquisite beaches, blue ocean waters, dramatic mountains and vibrant local culture. The city also boasts a selection of historic architecture, religious buildings and museums displaying the regions rich island heritage. The bustling city centre of Apia is in great contrast to the peaceful scenery and tranquil villages located on the outskirts of the area. The city manages to retain Samoa's serene charm whilst still boasting modern developments around the centre of the town.

Sight-seeing in Apia

Apia and the surrounding region's have an abundance of wonderful natural attractions to discover during a stay on the Samoan islands. Tourists should consider hikes through the verdant rainforests, littered with fascinating wildlife and spectacular waterfalls across a stunning natural landscape. Apia's gorgeous white sandy beaches are the ideal place to relax and soak up the sun, or alternatively, visitors can go snorkelling or scuba diving in the clear waters that surround the islands of Samoa. Other wonderful attractions in Apia and the surrounding regions include:

Piula Cave Pool

The Piula Cave Pool is an incredible freshwater cave pool situated close to the old Methodist Church. The pool connects two small caves via an underground waterway and is the ideal place to relax and take a dip in the clear water to cool off. Swimmers must be careful not to do damage any of the marine life in the cave pool when they are paddling and cooling off.

Pe'ape'a Cave

The Pe'ape'a cave is the reward for an hour's trek through the dense Samoan jungle. Hikers will find a dry river bed in the rainforest that leads to the entrance to the cave. This dark and imposing cave is one of the islands most mysterious locations and is worth visiting for intrepid ramblers who will enjoy the long jungle trek to reach it.

Robert Louis Stevenson Museum

The great Robert Louise Stevenson, author of many literary greats including Treasure Island, Kidnapped and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, had a great love of the Samoan islands and the city of Apia. He is even buried at the top Samoa's most prominent mountain, Mount Vaea. The museum contains many personal artefacts and memorabilia collected by Stevenson whilst he stayed in the region, all of which is well preserved and gives fascinating insight into his life.

Shopping in Apia

A selection of speciality shops and markets are located within Apia, selling a variety of amenities and souvenirs including local arts and crafts as well as traditional Samoan gifts and mementos.

Eating Out in Apia

Apia has a number of restaurants serving both local dishes and a range of international cuisine. Local ingredients can also be found on the lively flea markets around town.

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1 Auckland to Papeete
13 March 2020 - 15 nights

Auckland | Bay Of Islands | Norfolk Island, Australia | Noumea, New Caledonia | Noumea, New Caledonia | Lautoka | Suva | Apia | Pago Pago | Bora Bora | Moorea | Papeete, Tahiti | Papeete, Tahiti more

Fly Cruise £8469pp
Cruise Only £6699pp
2 Pearls Of The South Pacific
08 May 2020 - 21 nights

Suva | Savusavu, Fiji | Apia | Pago Pago | Fanning Island, Republic Of Kiribati | Kona | Honolulu | Honolulu | Manele Bay, Lanai, Hawaii, US | San Francisco, California | San Francisco, California more

Fly Cruise £12519pp
Cruise Only £7599pp
3 Grand Southern Expedition
30 January 2021 - 52 nights

Ushuaia, Argentina | Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica | Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica | Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica | South Shetland Islands | Tortel, Chile | Castro, Chile | Puerto Montt | Niebla | Valparaiso, Chile | Robinson Crusoe Island | Alexander Selkirk Island, Chile | Easter Island | Easter Island | Adamstown, Pitcairn Islands | Atuona, Hiva Oa, Marguesas Island | Fatu Hiva, Marquesas Islands | Fakarava | Rangiroa | Moorea | Papeete, Tahiti | Bora Bora | Rarotonga, Cook Islands | Aitutaki, Cook Islands | Palmerston | Apia | Apia | Somosomo, Taveuni | Lautoka more

Fly Cruise £32249pp
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4 South Pacific Pacific Journey
16 February 2021 - 18 nights

Auckland | Bay Of Islands | Mare | Port Vila | Lautoka | Suva | Apia | Pago Pago | Bora Bora | Bora Bora | Raiatea | Moorea | Papeete, Tahiti | Papeete, Tahiti more

Fly Cruise £6129pp
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5 South Pacific, Fiji & Tonga
21 February 2021 - 13 nights

Auckland | Bay Of Islands | Lautoka | Suva | Apia | Pago Pago | Nuku' Alofa, Tonga | Nuku' Alofa, Tonga | Auckland more

Fly Cruise £6959pp
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6 World Cruise - Roundtrip San Francisco
05 January 2022 - 120 nights

San Francisco, California | Honolulu | Honolulu | Kahului | Hilo | Nuku Hiva | Fakarava | Moorea | Papeete, Tahiti | Papeete, Tahiti | Raiatea | Bora Bora | Pago Pago | Apia | Suva | Lautoka | Port Vila | Auckland | Auckland | Bay Of Islands | Rotorua (Tauranga), New Zealand | Napier | Wellington | Akaroa | Dunedin | Burnie | Melbourne | Sydney, Australia | Sydney, Australia | Brisbane | Brisbane | Airlie Beach, Australia | Townsville | Cairns | Thursday Island | Darwin | Komodo, Indonesia | Bali | Bali | Surabaya | Semarang | Singapore | Singapore | Ko Samui | Bangkok (Laem Chabang) | Bangkok (Laem Chabang) | Sihanoukville | Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) | Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) | Nha Trang | Chan May | Chan May | Halong Bay | Halong Bay | Hong Kong | Hong Kong | Xiamen | Xiamen | Shanghai | Shanghai | Nagasaki | Naze (Oshima Island), Japan | Okinawa (Naha) | Kyoto (Kobe) | Kyoto (Kobe) | Tokyo | Tokyo | Hakodate | Petropavlovsk | Dutch Harbor, Alaska | Kodiak, United States | Seward | Sitka | Ketchikan | Vancouver | Vancouver | San Francisco, California | San Francisco, California more

Fly Cruise £52919pp
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7 Papeete to Auckland
23 January 2022 - 16 nights

Papeete, Tahiti | Raiatea | Bora Bora | Pago Pago | Apia | Suva | Lautoka | Port Vila | Auckland | Auckland more

Fly Cruise £8659pp
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8 Los Angeles to Auckland
02 February 2022 - 19 nights

Los Angeles | Honolulu | Nawiliwili | Apia | Nuku'alofa, Tonga Islands | Auckland

Fly Cruise £7199pp
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