Situated between American Samoa and Samoa, the village of Fagali resides on the island of Upolu. Possessing beautiful lagoons and luxurious, white sand beaches, the island of Upolu is a dream vacation to the traveler who values relaxation, natural resources, and local wonders. In order to visit Upolu, visitors must fly into the Fagali airport. This small airport hosts a 670 meter runway and has only recently been covered in asphalt. It is such a small airport that it was recently merely grass. It can be difficult to get a flight into this airport, due to the fact that it only services Pago Pago on Samoa, so proper planning in advance is required. Visit Fagali Airport at Wikipedia to find out more.
Once on the island of Upolu, it is a heavenly location. In Samoan mythology, it is said that the first woman on the island was named Upolu. If mythology claims this island was named after a woman, you know it is gorgeous. Waterfalls flow into gorgeous pools of clear, teal water. Some adventurous travelers even slide off the rocks along the waterfalls and splash into the pools below. The Sua Trench Swimming Pool is one worthy of professional photography. There is a wooden staircase that brings swimmers down to the pool that is surrounded in lush, tropical greenery.
While in Fagali, visitors should seek out the Fiafia Night, an event where local performers dance and organize fire ceremonies. Travelers who enjoy religious history, can visit the Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral. With breath-taking murals and perfect stained-glass windows, this cathedral defines architectural beauty.
Not only are there stunning beaches throughout Upolu and Fagali, but there are also wonderful tours out onto the ocean. Those interested in deep sea fishing and snorkeling will be satisfied with the abundance of entertaining options.
Whether you see yourself sipping a mango margarita at a local bar on the beach or experiencing the local culture of the people of Samoa, you will enjoy every moment on the island of Upolu.