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Self-drive Upolu and Savai'i

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Explore the best sites of Upolu and Savai'i's islands on this exciting 13 day self-drive holiday. With the comfort of your own car, you have the freedom to move around as you please!
Samoa
Beach Holidays
Self-Drive
Independent Holiday Packages

Highlights

Fresh Flower Ula (Lei) meet and greet on arrival 

4 nights at the 4-star Taumeasina Islands Resort

4 nights at the 4-star Sinalei Reef Resort &Spa

4 nights at the 4-star Le Lagoto Resort

Explore Upolu and Savai'i by car

Escape from your daily routine, soak up the Samoan culture while exploring two of the islands of the Samoan Archipelago: Upolu and Savai'i with this 13 Days Self-drive Holiday.

 

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Included

4 nights at Taumesina Island Resort - 4*
4 nights at Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa - 4*
4 nights at Le Lagoto Resort - 4*
Fresh Flower Ula (Lei) meet and greet on arrival at Airport
Ferry tickets to and from Savaii
12 Days Car hire (Hyundai Creta or similar)
Daily Breakfast
Bottled chilled water on arrival

Itinerary

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Day 1
Faleolo International Airport→ Apia

Arrive at Faleolo International Airport and a representative will welcome you and escort you to your private transfer to Taumeasina Islands Resort.

Overnight stay at Taumeasina Islands Resort in a Oceanview King Room.

Faleolo International Airport→ Apia
Taumesina Islands Resort | Image credit Samoa Tourism Authority
Day 2-4
Apia

Days at leisure, at approximately 10am of Day 2 your car rental will be delivered to Taumeasina Islands Resort. You can take advantage of the many complimentary activities the Taumeasina Island Resort has to offer or start to discover the beautiful island of Upolu and its capital Apia.

Please note that CDW insurance with excess of SAT400 (approx. AUD 210) is included. A compulsory deposit/bond of SAT500 is required upon delivery of the car. This is amount is refundable upon return of the car (conditions apply).

Overnight stay at Taumeasina Islands Resort in a Oceanview King Room.

Breakfast
Apia
Samoa island | Image credit Samoa Tourism Authority
Day 5-8
Apia → South Coast

After enjoying a leisurely breakfast, drive to your next accommodation on the South Coast of Upolu Island: Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa.

Overnight at Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa in a Superior Ocean Villa.

Breakfast
Apia → South Coast
Beach in Samoa | Image credit Samoa Tourism Authority
Day 9- 12
South Coast → Savaii

After enjoying a leisurely breakfast, drive to Mulifanua Wharf where you will then board a ferry across to Savaii Island. Once in Savaii, reach Le Lagoto resort where you will spend the next 4 nights.

Overnight stay at Le Lagoto Resort in a Beachfront Bungalow.

 

Breakfast
South Coast → Savaii
Palm Tree Beach | Image credit Samoa Tourism Authority
Day 13
Savaii→ Faleolo International Airport

Check out this morning and depart Le Lagoto Resort. Then, board the ferry from Salelologa with your vehicle and reach the airport for your departure flight. End of the service.

Breakfast
Savaii→ Faleolo International Airport
Wharf Salelologa | Image credit Samoa Tourism Authority

Additional information

Official language
Samoan
Local currency
Samoan Tala ST$
Independent Holiday Package

Start your holiday when and with who you want! Our Independent Holiday Packages are NOT group tours with set departure dates. Available daily, they are pre-designed, purpose built, packaged itineraries full of memorable experiences delivered by our hand-picked local partners.

12 nights
from AUD4,104
per person, twin share
Samoa
Faleolo Internatonal Airport
Faleolo Internatonal Airport
Beach Holidays, Self-Drive
Independent Holiday Packages
17 June 2021- 31 March 2022

Hotel options

Le Lagoto Resort & Spa
Le Lagoto Resort & Spa

Savai'i
Located on the northern coast of Savai’i, on prime beachfront property you will find embracing its lush tropical surroundings the beautiful Le Lago-to Resort & Spa. Le Lagoto Resort & Spa has 10 spacious stand-alone bungalows. The 5 Ocean View Bungalows are behind the 5 Beachfront Bungalows, but each placed in-between the beachfronts to share stunning views of the ocean and amazing sunsets from their private decks. A number of resort facilities are available for guests to enjoy, including a day spa, an infinity pool, restaurant & poolside bar, laundry & ironing ser-vices.

Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa
Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa

Upolu
Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa is located on the Southern Coast of Upolu in the village of Maninoa. Set amongst 32 acres of lush tropical gardens over-looking the stunning turquoise lagoon, the Resort boasts both Samoan traditional architecture and contemporary luxury. Handmade wooden carvings, woven materials and other local art can be seen and admired throughout the Resort.
 

Taumeasina Islands Resort
Taumeasina Islands Resort

Upolu
Taumeasina Island Resort 
is the only island resort in Samoa connected to the mainland by causeway. Accommodation offers modern, luxurious rooms while showcases both the natural beauty of Samoa and the traditional values of the Samoan people. Travelling as a couple, or a group of friends and family; choose from our Oceanview Hotel Rooms, Deluxe Oceanview Hotel Rooms or our two and three-bedroom self contained Waterfront Villas. All accommodation options have picturesque views of the Pacific Ocean and the lush mountainside of Samoa.

Important notes

  • Car Hire: All international and overseas valid drivers’ licenses are accepted in Samoa with the exception of “Learner” and “Restricted” Driver’s Licenses. Holders of a “Learner” or “Restricted” Driver Licenses are unable to drive in Samoa, by Law. Driver's under the age of 25 require an additional fee. CDW insurance with excess reduction pto SAT 400 (approx. AUD 210) is included. All drivers must purchase a "Samoan Temporary License" at SAT 21.00 (payable in cash or by credit card) per license, which will be issued upon delivery of the rental car.

Why are international flights not included?

Following customer feedback, we do not include international flights in our holiday packages. Many prefer the flexibility to book flights with Frequent Flyer points or travel on specific airlines.  

However, we are able to assist, so please just notify us during the booking process or contact our team.

Blackout dates may apply during festive season.

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