The Most Romantic Accommodations in Samoa for Honeymoons, Weddings and Couples’ Getaways
Vividly blue lagoon waters, a mix of silky white sands and rugged volcanic rock, verdant waterfall-clad jungles and soothing temperatures, Samoa offers an impossibly romantic setting for celebrating honeymoons, weddings, milestones or even just escaping the ordinary. What’s more, there’s a generous array of couple-centric resorts and accommodations to tie up the experience in a romantic bow. Whether you’re seeking an easy fly-and-flop getaway to Apia or Upolu or going the extra mile to the authentic paradise of Savai’i, we have selected the best options for couples in this list of the most romantic honeymoon resorts and accommodations in Samoa.
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1. Seabreeze Resort (Upolu)
You may have seen in The Complete Luxury Guide to Samoa how Samoa doesn’t do luxury to the standards you might expect in the South Pacific. Well, Seabreeze Resort is the exception. A boutique resort that’s exclusively adults only, Seabreeze has just 12/13 contemporary villas, ranging from elegant rooms by the infinity pool and bar to the elevated “Honeymoon Point Villa” boasting a private plunge pool and enviable position in the cliffs overlooking the resort’s picturesque bay. Spend your time here exploring the lagoon in the provided clear-bottom kayaks, indulging in a couples’ massage, and dining on contemporary cuisine at The Waterfront Restaurant and Bar – learn more about the latter in the 5 Best Fine Dining Restaurants in Samoa.
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2. Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa (Upolu)
Made with couples in mind, Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa is a favourite go-to for newlyweds and even those looking to tie the knot thanks to the resort’s glorious wedding venue settings. There is the opportunity to design your own romantic getaway between private dinner setups on the beach or on your villa’s deck to the couples’ treatments available at the Tui–I–Lagi Spa. Any one of the villas decorated with soothing tones and rustic luxury interiors is sure to impress, whether it’s among the lush tropical grounds or basking in the absolute beachfront. For more endearing stays on Samoa’s main island, take a look at the 10 Most Romantic Wedding & Honeymoon Resorts on Upolu.
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3. Le Lagoto Resort (Savai’i)
With a sunset-encapsulating location, breathtaking architecture and gorgeous gardens, beach and lagoon, Le Lagoto Resort is a tempting prospect for couples. Boasting 10 spacious high-ceiling bungalows among manicured gardens, Le Lagoto Resort‘s high-ceiling bungalows with roped beams can’t help but wow. This continues all the way to the airy dining fale backing a gorgeous sandy beach where kayaks and SUP boards are free to use. After you’re done exploring the lagoon and pockets of coral, retreat to the infinity pool and Hans Poolside Bar for a local beer or creative cocktail (happy hour is from 4 pm to 6 pm – you’re welcome). With a true boutique feel, not to mention an array of attractive spaces to unwind between the beach, poolside daybeds, overwater deck and garden cabana, Le Lagoto Resort is your top choice for relaxation on Savai’i. See how Le Lagoto compares to Savai’i’s other romantic retreats in the 10 Most Romantic Honeymoon Accommodations on Savai’i.
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4. Coconuts Beach Club Resort & Spa (Upolu)
Through the water garden entrance and past the open restaurant, lagoon-style swimming pool and real lagoon beyond are Samoa’s only true overwater bungalows connected by a winding walkway. Definitely Coconut Beach Club Resort‘s most romantic offering, the overwater fales maximise individual privacy with expansive sun decks, airy bedrooms with king-sized beds, and an ensuite with rock wall interiors and a sunken bathtub. Alternatively, retreat to dry land in one of the spacious beachfront “fales” (more like a luxurious villa than a fale) with lava rock bathrooms and attractive bamboo furniture. Nestled in the gardens are also the lavish “Royal Villas”, two storeys of luxury complete with in-the-ground bathtubs, an observatory balcony and a spiral staircase. See how this lavish accommodation compares to the 10 Best Luxury Accommodations & Resorts in Samoa.
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5. Aga Reef Resort (Upolu)
Your most upmarket offering at the highly sought-after Lalomanu end of Upolu, Aga Reef Resort offers a selection of contemporary hotel-style rooms and lagoon-front villas. Although it doesn’t have much of a beach itself, it has several endearing spots to share with your loved one between its private island connected to the mainland by a pier walkway and its public areas like its airy bar and restaurant behind the infinity pool. Couples may want to treat themselves to a “Deluxe Villa” with its very own private outdoor plunge pool, ensuite with a twin vanity and standalone bathtub, and a high-ceiling bedroom with large ranch sliders soaking in the ocean views. Otherwise, the timber-lined “Waterfront Villas” are nothing to snuff at, providing unbeatable reef views while watching the sunrise or sunset. Check out alternative small-scale stays like this in the 10 Best Boutique Resorts in Samoa.
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6. Stevensons at Manase (Savai’i)
Whether you’re looking for that “beach fale” experience without sacrificing comfort or a more upscale room in tone with the natural surroundings, Stevensons at Manase has the fales and villas to suit. The pride of the resort are its unique “eurofales” giving you the Samoan accommodation experience along with the luxury of a spacious ensuite bathroom and a private deck boasting lagoon views. Should you want to turn the comfort up a notch, choose one of the uniquely styled suites decorated with local art and stone walls. There’s plenty of beach to comb, while the large swimming pool and restaurant brasserie overlooking the lagoon are gorgeous places to unwind. If you’re looking to tie the knot, ask them about their wedding packages. See more idyllic wedding venues across the islands in the 10 Best Wedding Venues in Samoa.
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7. Amoa Resort (Savai’i)
Savai’i‘s most complete resort experience awaits just a mere 20-minute drive from Salelologa Wharf in the east coast village of Faga. Surrounding a lagoon-style pool with a swim-up bar is a small selection of Polynesian-inspired “Poolside Villas” and “Deluxe Bungalows” complete with carved architectural features, a mezzanine bedroom and a garden shower you’ll never want to leave. If a crisp and contemporary hotel-style room is more what you crave, you’ll find them in the “Garden Villas” also complete with outdoor showers. While Amoa Resort offers an array of cultural experiences and crowd-pleasing yet upscale dining for guests within the resort grounds, you’ll no doubt feel an allure to cross the road to the lagoon deck which captures breathtaking sunrises and where kayaks are available to launch from the manmade beach. Discover more resort stays like this in the Top 25 Resorts in Samoa.
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8. Le Manumea Hotel (Upolu)
A vibrant family-run boutique hotel radiating Samoan flair, Le Manumea Hotel offers a fun and characterful stay in Apia. Your room is decorated with natural materials, including woven panelling across your kitchenette’s cabinetry and hand-carved doors. Outside is your ensuite shower in a rock garden setting, while shared areas consist of an attractive lagoon-style swimming pool, a bar that has one of the best happy hour deals in town, and an airy fale restaurant where one of Apia’s most popular fiafia nights take place. For more cute stays in the city, check out the 10 Most Romantic Honeymoon Accommodations in Apia.
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9. Vaea Hotel Samoa (Upolu)
A boutique hotel offering the perfect vibe for a romantic getaway to Apia, Vaea Hotel Samoa has a no-child policy (11+ years only). In other words, that poolside cocktail from the on-site Bora Bora Garden Bar is all the heavenlier! What’s more, Vaea provides excellent value for money. It’s only a five-minute stroll into Apia town centre, located in the Togafuafua/Lalovaea suburb. After a day on the town, retreat to your garden and mountain-view room complete with an ensuite, air-conditioning, balcony or patio and tea/coffee-making facilities. Learn more about adults-only accommodations in The Best Adults-Only Resorts in Samoa.
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10. Le Vasa Resort (Upolu)
For a low-key resort holiday offering an idyllic balance of relaxation and adventure, choose Le Vasa Resort. Looking out to the Apolima Strait islands of Manono, Nu’ulopa and Apolima, the resort offers experiences to visit the uninhabited Nu’ulopa island – the perfect couples’ activity – not to mention accommodations that bask in front-row views of the islands. The boutique resort boasts just 13 bungalows uniquely decorated with their own colour scheme and traditional materials. When you’re not relaxing in your bungalow, retreat to the generously sized swimming pool or Cocolin’s by the Sea Restaurant, which offers some of the best resort food on the island (see The 10 Best Restaurants on Upolu).
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11. Aganoa Lodge (Savai’i)
Don’t leave this piece of paradise just to the surfers. Although it’s primarily advertised as a surf camp, Aganoa Lodge offers one of the most upscale faux-beach fale experiences in Samoa. Your stylish and spacious oval fale has its own private deck leading straight onto the sands, while out the back is your ensuite rock wall shower. Meals are all-inclusive and served in the dining fale with the Tafua Rainforest Reserve out the back and the Pacific Ocean out the front. There’s more to do here than surf, with massages, fishing, kayaking, SUPping, yoga and eco tours available (note that some require prior notice).
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12. Saletoga Sands Resort & Spa (Upolu)
Providing a South Pacific resort holiday that is familiar to most, Saletoga Sands Resort & Spa has the beach, the pool, the restaurant, the accessibility, as well as a private space for couples. If you’re going to book here for a special occasion, make it the “Matai Villa” located in a more quiet corner of the resort and beach. The ultra-spacious accommodation’s main enticement is its outdoor garden bathroom complete with a stone bath. The resort organises a range of island tours to make all of your holiday exploits effortless, while a generous array of wedding packages are also on the cards should you want to take the leap – find out more in our 10 Best Wedding Packages in Samoa.
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13. Sheraton Samoa Beach Resort (Upolu)
Offering the convenience of its location near the airport and wharf with ferry connections to Savai’i, yet boasting the standards of an international resort, the Sheraton Samoa Beach Resort might just fit the bill for the perfect romantic getaway to Samo. There’s plenty of room for relaxation along the beach with thatched shade umbrellas and the lagoon-style pool, while the elegant outdoor settings of the Apolima Fale open for breakfast (one of the best breakfast buffets on the island, might we add) and the evening venue of the South Pacific Restaurant make dining as easy as an island breeze. Couples also can’t miss a rejuvenating spa session at the Manaia Polynesian Spa, which easily makes it onto our Best Spa Resorts in Samoa.
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14. Faofao Beach Fales (Upolu)
There are many traditional yet effortlessly romantic beach fales that we could mention in this list of romantic accommodations in Samoa. Faofao Beach Fales, however, is one that stands out with its idyllic position on Saleapaga Beach (right next to the famous Lalomanu Beach) capturing both magnificent sunrises and sunsets. The thatched fales are lovingly prepared for couples complete with woven bi-fold blinds to ensure privacy. The beach fales also has a beach bar and restaurant where guests are not only treated to a substantial Samoan-style breakfast and dinner each day but often impromptu fiafia and umu nights. Be prepared for these accommodations unlike anywhere you’ve stayed by reading our Essential Tips for Staying in a Beach Fale in Samoa.
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15. Lauiula Beach Fales (Savai’i)
Located on the sunrise coast of Savai’i in the village of Lano, Lauiula Beach Fales offers an idyllic setting for their affordable beach fale accommodation. The fales provide more than enough space for couples and come with traditionally woven bi-fold walls for extra privacy. There’s also the option of an ensuite villa with air-conditioning and a private bathroom. Enjoy breakfast and dinner at the beachfront dining fale or even choose something for lunch off their menu. Snorkelling gear is free to hire, while kayaks have a small hire fee. Either way, you’ll want to explore the glorious beach and lagoon right on your doorstep. For more beach fales to consider, take a look at the 20 BEST Beach Fale Accommodations in Samoa.
16. Ocean Club Maninoa (Upolu)
Choose from one of the uniquely designed half-enclosed fales or fully-enclosed ensuite fales of the Ocean Club Maninoa. This cute accommodation in between Sinalei Reef Resort and Coconuts Beach Club provides a much more affordable experience of paradise. Each fale has a private deck and steps leading onto lush grass under shady coconut palms, yet are mere steps away from a white sand beach and protected lagoon. The accommodation even has a beach cafe and bar with an a la carte menu and a very casual vibe. There are fine dining restaurants at the resorts nearby should you want to “elevate” the experience. For alternative affordable accommodations, check out the 25 Best Budget Accommodations in Samoa.
17. Taumeasina Island Resort (Upolu)
Its own private island yet moments away from Apia‘s bustling city centre, Taumeasina Island Resort is the perfect go-to for couples who want to be close to the action. It is also Samoa’s largest resort so you won’t be stuck for things to do between the two resort pools, Fofo Spa & Sauna, tennis courts, watersports equipment and very popular fiafia nights. There are three restaurants on-site to choose from, although they’re not our favourite at least you’re never too far from Apia’s finest places to wine and dine. As for rooms, the “Oceanview Hotel Rooms” are best for couples, boasting contemporary interiors of what you would expect of an international-style hotel. For more places to stay in Apia, check out the 25 Best Hotels in Apia.
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18. Lava Hotel (Upolu)
If you’re looking for a contemporary stay in the South Pacific, this is it. Free WiFi and 45″ smart TVs with Chromecast in every room; this is practically unheard of in Samoa! The Lava Hotel also boasts an enviable location on the Mulinuu Peninsula with ocean views, best seen from the “Superior Ocean View Rooms”, yet is only a short walk from town. Head down into the industrial-style foyer designed with timber, iron interiors and attractive ambient lighting and you’ll find the hotel’s elegant 1905 Restaurant spilling out onto the poolside. The restaurant is well worth sitting down at least once during your stay, as listed in the 10 Best Restaurants in Apia.
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19. Talanoa Fales Accommodation (Upolu)
For something a little different, escape to lush gardens nestled in mountain views at Talanoa Fales Accommodation. On the quiet foothills of Mt Vaea in the village of Moamoa, approximately 10 minutes from Apia, the family-run accommodation is abundant in fruit and vegetable plants ideal for cooking using your fale’s very own self-catering facilities. Your garden fale is vibrantly decorated and also features an ensuite, a living area and a verandah to enjoy watching the birds. What’s more, a free lunch is served on a Sunday. For more options with kitchens, check out the 10 Best Self-Catering Accommodations in Samoa.
20. Lusia’s Lagoon Chalets (Savai’i)
Unique in its style, rustic in its execution; if you’ve dreamed of a honeymoon in an overwater bungalow (but can’t afford the Mariott’s and the likes overseas or the other resort mentioned on this list), then Lusia’s Lagoon Chalets is here to serve with its Samoan version. Sure, there are holes in your deck and the standard is what you’d expect of budget accommodation, but there’s no denying the beauty of being right on the lagoon with a private ladder for snorkelling and being surrounded in lush rainforest. Lusia’s also offers a range of garden chalets and hotel-style rooms, should you prefer. Local specialities are served for breakfast, while the on-site CC’s Restaurant is open for lunch and dinner with limited choices that will meet the minimum requirements of most travellers. What’s more, Lusia’s is effortlessly moments away from Salelologa and its wharf on Savai’i.
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More Romantic Wedding and Honeymoon Resorts and Accommodations in Samoa
That’s it for our picks of the most romantic wedding and honeymoon resorts and accommodations in Samoa. Now that you know some of the amazing places to stay, treat your loved one to some of these experiences:
- 20 Most Romantic Things to Do in Samoa for Couples
- The Best Honeymoon Packages in Samoa
- Samoa Proposal Ideas: 5 Romantic Ways to Propose
Finally, if you’re still struggling to find the perfect stay, start from scratch with Where to Stay in Samoa: The 50 Best Accommodations in Samoa.