The Legend Of Sina and The Eel
The myth of Sina and the Eel tells the tale of how the first coconut tree came to the islands.
The legend tells of a beautiful girl called Sina, from the island of Savaii, who had a small pet eel. When the eel grew, it fell in love with Sina. This made Sina afraid so she tried to run away, but the eel followed her. Sina finally sought refuge in Moata’a, where Taumeasina is located today. Sina thought she had finally escaped and one day when gathering...Read More
We asked our Brand Ambassador, former all blacks legend, Sir Michael Jones a few questions about beautiful Samoa and Taumeasina Island Resort. Sir Michael Jone's family origins are deeply rooted in the village of Moata’a, where Taumeasina Island Resort is located.
1 – What would you recommend as the must see tourist attraction in Samoa for first time visitors?
Robert Louis Stevenson homestead and Gravesite, a wonderful celebration of the famed Scottish writer affectionately...Read More
To find out more about what Samoa has to offer for keen fisherman we interviewed Greg from Troppo Fishing
What makes Samoan fishing different to other countries in the Pacific?
Samoa is blessed with a 12 month fishing season. She is situated smack bang in the middle of the Pacific Ocean and is the Heart of Polynesia. She is surrounded by deep, blue, crystal clear water with an average temperature of 28deg Celsius. Anglers can target blue marlin, sailfish, yellowfin tuna, mahi...Read More
If you are a foodie and coming to beautiful Samoa, then you cannot miss out on a Chef John’s Tour! Chef John doubles up as a tour guide and will show you where the locals go to source fresh ingredients and then cook it up for you with a few scenic stops along the way. A Chef John’s Tour is an essential when in Samoa, the tour is the best way to enjoy the local food with a personalised twist as you choose what’s on the menu while site seeing.
Chef John will pick you up from your hotel and...Read More