10 Best Wedding Venues in Apia ๐Ÿ’
10 Best Wedding Venues in Apia ๐Ÿ’

10 Best Wedding Venues in Apia ๐Ÿ’

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Where to Get Married in Apia

The tropical and contemporary Polynesian paradise of Apia makes for a magical wedding location, even if it’s not your typical “beach wedding”. With lush garden venues or the option to have a portion of your wedding indoors, offering the relief of air-conditioning, there are plenty of stunning wedding venues in Apia. What’s more, you’ll find venues to suit a range of budgets, while being in one of the easiest wedding destinations in Samoa

So, start dreaming of your special day with this list of the best wedding venues in Apia, then mosey on over to The Wedding, Honeymoon & Romantic Getaway Guide to Apia to plan more of your romantic escape to the city.

1. Taumeasina Island Resort

Go “big” at one of Samoa’s most iconic resorts! Complete with its own contemporary wedding chapel on a manmade private island, Taumeasina Island Resort is certainly a wedding venue that your guests will never forget. If the wedding chapel is a bit flashy, there are low-key alternatives between the gardens or on the beach. The resort has three restaurant venues to choose from for your reception, while a variety of hotel rooms and self-contained villas await your guests, whether a few or many. Learn more about the resort as an accommodation in the Top 25 Resorts in Samoa.

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2. Robert Louis Stevenson Museum

The Robert Louis Stevenson Museum might be famous for being the former home of the Scottish author who wrote Treasure Island, but there’s no denying the majesty of the ground’s extensive manicured lawns backed by the bush-clad Mt Vaea. Within easy reach of Apia yet in an enticingly private setting, the venue offers effortless logistics for both local and international guests. Choose from a marquee setting on the lawns or in an airy outbuilding of RLS’ mansion itself. Learn more about the significance of this venue in the 10 Best Historical Sites in Apia.

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3. Manumailagi Garden

Boasting prestige in Samoa for gracing many of the islands’ events with impressive floral displays, Manumailagi Garden also offers its very own garden venue for weddings. Create an event to be remembered by swapping the usual Pacific beach wedding for the beautiful ambience of a tropical garden with a number of floral wedding arches and aisle settings to choose from. As for your reception, choose a marquee with elegantly draped fabrics across the ceiling or they can bring the floral arrangements to your chosen venue.

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4. Orator Hotel Samoa

With a deep emphasis on nature and the Samoan culture, Orator Hotel Samoa offers a wedding venue in Apia that’s quintessentially Polynesian. While most couples choose the verdant gardens of the outdoors for their wedding, the hotel also offers some enticing indoor venues that can be styled to impress – perhaps you don’t have to melt in the tropical heat, after all? As for accommodation, there’s plenty of room between the five poolside villas and 15 standard villas to bring your closest friends and family without having to share the space with too many other guests. Learn more about the hotel accommodation in the 25 Best Hotels in Apia & Upolu.

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5. Samoa Tradition Resort

On the village outskirts of Apia, Samoa Tradition Resort offers an alternative Polynesian setting that your guests will find easy to get to. Enjoy a lush garden setting with an open-air conference/dining fale and even the resort’s local dance troupe on standby to provide additional entertainment for your special day. The venue can hold up to 225 guests, where some can even stay across the resort’s affordable hotel rooms or more lavish apartments. Discover more apartment-style stays in the 10 Best Holiday Apartments in Samoa.

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6. Tanoa Tusitala Hotel

Embodying key elements of the Samoan culture through grand hand-tied and carved architecture, yet is only a couple of minutes walk from Apia city centre, Tanoa Tusitala Hotel offers a beautiful wedding venue as well as convenience. Choose between the air-conditioned glass-walled Conference Fale surrounded by manicured gardens or get out there with a marquee wedding that sits up to 400 people. With around 95 guest rooms on top of its wedding facilities, Tanoa Tusitala provides one of the largest wedding venues in Apia.

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7. Lava Hotel

One of Apia’s more contemporary wedding venues, the Lava Hotel provides a dedicated yet intimate space for events. Their air-conditioned conference rooms can be decorated for small weddings of up to around 120 guests with a choice of catering available from their Eatery 1905 (one of our favourites in the city, as listed in the 10 Best Restaurants in Apia). Host your reception at the beautifully lit bar that opens up onto the hotel’s restaurant and outdoor pool.

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8. Le Manumea Hotel

Famous for their fiafia nights in Apia, the boutique Le Manumea Hotel also provides an attractive venue for small wedding gatherings. Gather up to 25 of your nearest and dearest under the restaurant fale decorated with draped fabrics, fairy lights and natural materials like bamboo, while the fale is also linked to a well-stocked bar and attractive pool area. See more cute accommodations like this in the 10 Best Boutique Accommodations in Apia.

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9. Travellers Point Hotel

An all-weather wedding venue in the heart of Apia, Travellers Point Hotel provides an affordable wedding facility with all of the fixings: stage, lights, sound system, bar and restaurants. How about a poolside ceremony with a floral archway? Then retreat with your reception guests to a relaxed dining and entertainment area, in which the team always do a good job at making the place look fabulous.

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10. Moanalisa Hotel

Finally, for an affordable yet still very beautiful wedding, get in touch with the team from the Moanalisa Hotel. They offer an attractive and airy indoor venue that opens up into lush gardens. Alternatively, a small marquee set-up provides another stunning option by the pool. The team are particularly talented at whipping up floral arrangements, so don’t be afraid to ask.

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More About Wedding Venues in Apia

We hope you found this list of the best wedding venues in Apia useful, but if you want more inspiration for your big day, be sure to check out the rest:

Finally, if there’s anything we’ve missed, you’re likely to find it in How to Plan a Wedding in Samoa.

Author

Laura S.

This article was reviewed and published by Laura, editor-in-chief and co-founder of Samoa Pocket Guide. Since arriving solo in the South Pacific over 10 years ago with nothing but a backpack and a background in journalism, her mission has been to show the world how easy (and awesome) it is to explore a paradise such as Samoa. She knows the islands inside out and loves sharing tips on how best to experience Upolu and Savai’i’s must-dos and hidden gems. Laura is also the editor of several other South Pacific travel guides.

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