Fagali; Small In Size, Large With Adventure

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.

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What There Is To Do Around The Fagali’I Airport

Fagali’I Airport is the airport that services the Samoan island of Upolu. There are about 1,600 permanent residents on this island and due to its beauty it is a popular place for tourists. Much of the economy on Upolu is built around tourism and there are several hotels to choose among.

Polynesian Airlines is the owner of the Fagali’I Airport. For many years it was a grass-only airstrip. The airstrip was paved in 2002 and it accommodates flights in and out to Pago Pago, American Samoa. The flights are affordably priced. A one-way trip between these two locations can be as little as USD $85 including all taxes and surcharges. They also offer group fair discounts for parties with 10 or more travelers. Additionally, there are also flights to Ta’u a number of times a week as well as the Ofu-Olosega islands which are flown to on a weekly basis.

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The city of Apia is the host of the Fagali’I Airport. There are many things to do in Apia and the area that surrounds the Fagali’I Airport. The most prominent attraction Royal Samoa Golf Course. This is a 9 hole golf course that opened its doors in 1970. The course can be challenging as it is located in an area with very hilly terrain. However, it is a very beautiful course that is popular with tourists and locals.

Another popular attraction next to the Fagali’I Airport is the Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral according to cheapflights.com. This cathedral features fantastically painted walls and ceilings that celebrate Polynesian culture. A few miles from the airport there is the Robert Louis Stevenson Museum which also displays many artifacts of Polynesia’s history.

There are almost 30 hotels near Fagali’I Airport according to lonelyplanet.com. Staying at one of these hotels can be very affordable. Some of the least expensive ones cost just $49 a day when a deal is happening. The nicest hotel on the island is the Taumeasina Island Resort which costs about $235 a night.

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