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If you're looking for a South Pacific destination with cultural attractions and outdoor activities, Apia, Samoa's capital city, could be a good choice. Situated on the north coast of Upolu Island, Samoa's second largest, Apia offers a mix of cultural experiences and natural beauty. Those interested in history can visit the Robert Louis Stevenson Museum, his former residence, or the Museum of Samoa to learn more about the country's past. Nature lovers can go snorkelling in the Palolo Deep Marine Reserve or cool off with a swim beneath Papaseea Sliding Rock's cascading waterfall. Apia is a convenient starting point to explore the rest of Upolu, with beautiful beaches and rainforests within driving distance.

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Airports near Apia

There are multiple ways to reach Apia - here are 4 airports you can use to get to Apia.

Faleolo International Airport

Located approximately 40 kilometres west of Apia, Faleolo International Airport is the main international airport serving Samoa. It offers direct flights to and from various destinations in the Pacific region, including New Zealand, Australia, Fiji, and Hawaii.


Pago Pago International Airport

Situated in American Samoa, Pago Pago International Airport is the closest regional airport to Apia. It is approximately 160 kilometres southeast of Apia and offers flights to and from Honolulu, Hawaii, as well as other Pacific islands.


Nadi International Airport

Although not as close as the previous options, Nadi International Airport in Fiji is a major hub for international flights in the Pacific region. It is approximately 1,200 kilometres northeast of Apia. From Nadi, you can take a connecting flight to Faleolo International Airport in Apia.


Auckland Airport

If you are travelling from further afield, Auckland Airport in New Zealand is a major international airport with connections to many destinations worldwide. It is approximately 2,800 kilometres southwest of Apia. From Auckland, you can take a direct flight to Faleolo International Airport or connect to a regional flight to Apia.

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Buy your flights to Apia and pay later

If you'd like to easily manage your travel expenses and don't want to pay the full cost of your flights to Apia upfront, why not consider using Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) payment methods at Alternative Airlines?

With BNPL plans, you can divide the cost of your tickets to Apia into smaller, more manageable chunks that can be paid back over time. There's usually no interest involved, however, it's wise to check with the lending provider beforehand.

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Things to do in Apia

Discovering the many attractions of Apia can be quite a task, so we've narrowed down our top 3:

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Robert Louis Stevenson Museum

Learn about the life of the famous Scottish author, Robert Louis Stevenson, who spent his final years in Samoa. The museum is located in his beautifully restored colonial mansion, Vailima, which offers stunning views of the surrounding rainforest.

Samoa Cultural Village

Watch demonstrations of traditional crafts like tapa making, and enjoy cultural performances like the Siva Afi (fire knife dance). You can even participate in a kava ceremony, a traditional Samoan welcoming ritual.

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Palolo Deep Marine Reserve

Explore the incredible underwater world at the Palolo Deep Marine Reserve, located just a short walk from Apia's city centre. This natural wonder is a deep, coral-encrusted hole teeming with colourful fish and other marine life. Perfect for snorkelling or diving enthusiasts.