Sinalei Resort & Spa - Samoa

IDEAL FOR

Couples or Honeymooners
Group - Land Based
Surf and Yoga
Longboarders

Bodyboarders
All-Women's Surf Trips
Uncrowded Waves
Single Parents

Surf Skill

Intermediate - Pro

Star Rating

Luxury Surf Trip

Season

January, February, March, April, June, July, August, September, October, November, December, May

AVERAGE REVIEW RATING
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Summary
Sinalei Reef Resort is found on the south coast of Samoa’s main island of Upolu. The coastline it’s situated on is world famous for its clear turquoise water with shady coconut palms fringing stretches of white sand. Sinalei is set in 33 acres of landscaped grounds - a haven where guests can relax and find peace and inspiration. The Garden View Fales are nestled amongst immaculately landscaped tropical gardens. The Ocean View Fales have recently been redecorated to the highest standard that Sinalei is renowned for.
Quick Facts
    • luxury beach resort
    • adults-only property
    • best place to stay in Apia area
    • traditional Samoan architecture
    • quality surf nearby
    • lots of extra activities

Sinalei Reef Resort is found on the south coast of Samoa’s main island of Upolu. The coastline it’s situated on is world famous for its clear turquoise water with shady coconut palms fringing stretches of white sand.

 

After opening in 1996 the resort has describes itself as having the fa’a Samoa, or spirit of Samoa, providing a paradise within paradise for it’s guests. There are 29 individual Fales amongst the tropical landscaped gardens, blending Samoan architecture with modern facilities, letting you choose between Garden, Oceanview and Beachside Fales. The Beachside Fales are unique featuring an enclosed atrium with an outdoor shower and large deck to overlook the ocean after a day of island life.

 

Sinalei Resort and Spa offer it guest a wide range of facilities such as game fishing, kayaking, scuba diving, canoeing, snorkelling, 9 hole golf course, tennis, fresh water pool, and of course Sinalei’s SPA where local remedies are combined with traditional massage techniques to make you de stress and slow down to island time….

 
Rejuvenate the mind, body and soul at Sinalei Resort & Spa…

 

No children under 12 yrs are accepted at the resort.

 

Environment and community involvement 

 

The resort's team strive to give back to the community and look after the local environment. Some of their involvement includes:


  • The funding of the Palalaua College Cultural Fale in 1997, which has since served as a mainstay for student cultural demonstrations and village meetings.
  • Supporting the local village hospital with linen, beds, furniture and equipment. The team continue to rejuvenate the hospital to ensure that patients are cared for.
  • Buying Local: The resort always supports local farmers by sourcing a majority of the fruits, vegetables and seafood from the surrounding villages.
  • Village Rugby: For years Sinalei has backed the local rugby boys in their yearly quest for glory by sponsoring the annual Sinalei Sevens Competition. 


    Sinalei is a Major Sponsor of the Following Village Programs:

  • Poutausi Arts Centre
  • Poutasi Preschool & Sewing Lessons
  • Poutasi Ukulele School
  • Village Community Hall
  • Volunteer Program
Accommodation

Garden View Fales

The Garden View Fales are nestled amongst immaculately landscaped tropical gardens. With the flexibility of sleeping up to 3 guests, the rooms still maintain a spacious and airy ambience. Privacy and seclusion are captured in this peaceful garden setting.

 

Features include:

  • Queen bed & a rollaway, therefore can sleep up to 3
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Air-conditioning
  • DD telephone
  • Ensuite bathroom with outdoor shower in a tropical atrium

 

Ocean View Fales

The Ocean View Fales have recently been redecorated to the highest standard that Sinalei is renowned for. A verandah with outdoor furniture creates an atmosphere ideal for chilling out and relaxing. Some Ocean View rooms are available with a plunge pool and separate living room. To confirm these larger rooms with plunge pool, an additional cost applies.

 

Features include:

  • Queen bed
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Air-conditioning
  • DD telephone
  • Ensuite bathroom with outdoor shower in a tropical atrium

 

Beachside Fale

The cultural design of the Beachside Fale is exceptional; leaving a sense of complete privacy adrift the ocean breezes. Outstanding indoor-outdoor flow is achieved by utilizing slatted wooden bi-fold doors: two sides and/or the front may be opened completely. Lush gardens surround the fale, with sand and water at the end of the deck.  A hammock completes this setting for absolute relaxation.

 

Features include:

  • A four-poster queen bed
  • Private large decking
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Ceiling fans and cool sea breezes
  • DD telephone
  • Ensuite bathroom with outdoor shower in a tropical atrium

 

Honeymoon Fale Villa

The essence of true romance is to be found in this idyllic setting. This brand new fale is located on the far eastern side of the resort, in the privacy of its own beach; and is the ultimate solution to a perfect romantic honeymoon.

 

Luxuries abound from the large decking, a plunge pool and wonderfully landscaped surroundings ensuring total privacy - this villa embraces the spirit of love and all its pleasures. The unique HIS and HER bathroom opens out onto a large outdoor shower recess, set in a breathtaking tropical atrium.

 

Features include:

  • King size bed
  • His & her bathroom
  • Private plunge pool
  • Large deck
  • Room service
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Direct access to beach
  • Television, DVD player
  • CD player
  • Air-conditioning
  • DD telephone

 

Presidential Villa

Located on the western side of the resort, the recently built fale villa is in a panoramic beach setting. The Suite is made up of 3 fales separated by undercover timber walkways, making ideal living spaces to suit a variety of needs.

 

The first fale is the air-conditioned accommodation area with all the comforts our guests would associate, and expect, in such an executive suite including a TV/DVD player. The second fale is a large open lounge area with kitchen and bar. The third fale is accommodation for a valet or butler, for another couple, or used as a day room.

 
This combination of inspirational design makes for an incomparable facility; the ultimate Pacific Island retreat in true luxury.

 

Features include:

  • 2 Queen beds
  • 3 separate fales connected by walkways
  • Large deck
  • Room service
  • Kitchen, bar; tea & coffee making facilities
  • Direct access to beach
  • Television, DVD player
  • Air-conditioning
  • Direct dial telephone
Surf & Other Activities

Facilities

  • Gift Shop
  • Internet Fale
  • Health Spa
  • Water Sports Fale
  • Business Centre open on request
  • Conference Centre
  • Natural Rock Swimming Pool
  • 2 x Tennis Courts
  • 9 Hole Golf Course
  • Game Fishing Boat

Child Policy - All children of 12 yrs and over are welcome at the resort, full rate applies.

Laumosooi Fale Rest

  • Serving International Cuisine, casual to fine dining on assigned nights, breakfast and dinner and specializing in fresh local seafood’s. Light snacks are available for lunch.
  • AVA I TOGA SNACK BAR & GRILL and UNCLE HARRY'S POOLSIDE BAR

Entertainment

  • Weekly Fiafia night featuring island buffet and cultural show with a spectacular fire knife finale performed by our World Champion Fire Knife Dancers.
  • Nightly entertainment featuring the Sinalei guitar serenaders 

Alternate Activities

  • Board games
  • Beach Bowling
  • Church Service - in the village every Sunday morning
  • Diving - visibility is normally 30 meters or more and the water is warm enough no wetsuit is required. Beautiful corals and tropical fish abound on virgin reefs.
  • Game Fishing
  • Glass Bottom Boat Cruises
  • GOLF
  • Hash Harriers Run every Monday
  • Kayaking and Canoeing
  • Samoan Legendary Story Telling during afternoon tea
  • Snorkelling
  • Tennis
  • Television and Movie nights
  • Village Walking Tour
  • Volleyball
  • Island Tours
  • Boat tours

Sinalei Spa - Sinaleis unique Oceanside spa provides the ultimate form of relaxation.

 

Ideal for the total rejuvenation of mind and body, this enchanting spa offers massage, aromatherapy, herbal and fresh fruit treatments, in private pavilions set in exquisite surroundings.

 

Indulge in treatments that artfully combine ancient Samoan and modern day techniques, like the Papaya Body Polish or the Koko Samoa Scrub. Relax in our springwater plunge pool, overflowing with fragrant tropical flowers. Taste and enjoy the complimentary herbal refreshments and freshly squeezed juices whilst pondering the spectacular sea view.

Duration
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Availability
1 night Garden, Beachfront or Ocean View Villa Villa Please enquire Per person 01 Apr-01 Apr
      • Prices above are per person prices based on double share, and are subject to foreign exchange fluctuations until paid in full.
      • These are example packages. Package duration can be adjusted to cater for your preferred requirements.
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      Inclusions:

      ➢ Welcome drink on arrival 
      ➢ Accommodation in the chosen Villa

      ➢ Tropical Buffet Breakfast per person daily 

      ➢ 15-minute Head & Shoulder Massage
      ➢ Daily Afternoon Tea 
      ➢ Complimentary snorkeling gear and kayaks
      ➢ Resort golf & Tennis court usage (Clubs/balls at charge) 

       Stay a minimum of 5 nights and receive complimentary return airport transfers per person.


      Disclaimer - This surf trip is an independent surf operator and is not part of or in partnership with The Perfect Wave Travel Co. The Perfect Wave acts as an agent only. We sell various travel related products on behalf of numerous transport, accommodation and other service providers, such as airlines, land based accommodation and boat charter operators. The Perfect Waves obligation is to make travel bookings on your behalf and to arrange relevant contracts between you and travel service providers. The Perfect Wave has no responsibility for these services nor do we make or give any warranty of representation regarding their standards. All bookings are made subject to the terms and conditions and limitations of liability imposed by these service providers.

      Other Surf Experiences
      Reviews
      Nathan (October 2010)

      This place is unreal, plenty of surf for me and relaxing spa treatments for my non surfing wife. Swell ranged from waist to overhead while I was there. Certainly not suited to beginners. The wave I was surfing has a steep take off and breaks over shallow reefs. Suit intermediate. You can only surf on the high tide. I was lucky to be there with two high tides a day. Maybe factor this in if you want max time in the water. (means getting up at 4am though) Sinalei does not have a dedicated boat to get you out to the breaks. (it is a very long paddle). But if you speak to the guys at the water sports hut, they may take you out for a small fee (even to their home break). Otherwise wander down to coconuts and contact Neil in the snorkel rental hut by the pool. He has a small boat and excellent knowledge on where to surf. He can also take out snorkeling gear if the swell dies. His small boat also guarantees a less crowded experience. Sinalei is a great place if you want to spend time with your loved one and get some quality waves. The people are lovely. They are all local from the neighboring villages. And on their days off they are happy to take you on a tour for a small fee. Thanks Rhonda for putting us onto this place. We will certainly return.