What To Do And Where To Eat Outside Of The Fagali’I Airport
Most visitors to Apia, Samoa, arrive at the nearby Fagali’I Airport (FGI). This is a small airport that has one paved airstrip. It is used exclusively by Polynesian, Airline of Samoa. They have several flights each day that go back and forth to Pago Pago in American Samoa which is pretty close by. This airline also offers charter flights to places like Savaii, Tonga, Fiji, and Niue.
Once a traveler arrives at Fagali’I Airport they can get to their hotel by either taking that hotel’s shuttle, if they offer one, or ride in one of the cabs parked outside the concourse. There are many hotels near the airport from which to choose. You have a wide variety of price points to choose from. Those who want the most rock bottom hotel price in Apia can choose the Tatiana Motel Tanugamanono which is just $13 a night. Most hotels cost around $50 to 70 a night according to youtube.com. One of the nicest hotels on the island is the Taumeasina Island Resort which is regularly $234 a night but often goes on sale for $182.
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There are many tourist type things to do around Fagali’I Airport. Many like to visit the home of the famed Scottish author who died while living in Samoa, the Robert Louis Stevenson Museum according to tripadvisor.com. For those who want to enjoy the outdoors there is Pe’ape’a Cave which is a huge lava tube cave in which many exotic birds live. Another option near the airports is Papaseea Sliding Rocks which features natural waterslides as well as a giant swimming hole.
There is also plenty of dining options that surround Fagali’I Airport. A local favorite is Paddles Restaurant which serves Italian fare and seafood. A cheap place that is actually quite good is Lynn’s Takeaway which features authentic Polynesian cuisine. For those who want a moderately priced option there is Pacific Jewell’ Garden Cafe which has been rated at the sixth best restaurant in Apia. A higher end restaurant is Roko’s Restaurant which features European food. No matter the budget a person can find something to eat while near the Fagali’I Airport.
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