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GM Update: September 2022

General Manager Update | September 2022

Posted by Nathan Bucknall on September 15, 2022

What an amazing time we have been having since our borders opened on the 1st August 2022.



We have been welcoming back family and friends from around the world, and it has been a touching time for all of us here at Taumeasina Island Resort.



We are fortunate to have been visited by Riverdale’s KJ Apa, who hails from the village Moata’a where the beautiful Taumeasina Island Resort is located. KJ was accompanied by girlfriend, baby and family, as well as co-star Charles Melton. What an...

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Taumeasina Island Resort Hosts Lunch Buffet at Mapuifagalele Home

Taumeasina Island Resort Hosts Lunch Buffet at Mapuifagalele Home

Posted by Nathan Bucknall on August 30, 2022

Today, August 30th, 2022, Taumeasina Island Resort were proud to host a buffet lunch at Mapuifagalele Home for the Aged.



Mapuifagalele Home for the Aged plays a critical role in the care of Samoa’s elderly population. Managed by the Little Sisters of the Poor, Mapuifagalele Home has a special place in the heart of Taumeasina Island Resort. With a brief interruption caused by the COVID pandemic and subsequent border closures, Taumeasina Island Resort has made annual contributions to the...

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GM Update: August 2022

General Manager Update | August 2022

Posted by Nathan Bucknall on August 15, 2022

As Samoa welcomes its first overseas visitors now that our borders are open, we at Taumeasina Island Resort are very privileged to be welcoming back the Right Honourable Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern, and her Cabinet Ministers Hon. Carmel Sepuloni and also Hon. Aupito Sua Tofae Su’a Sio William, along with the delegation of VIPs from New Zealand.



We are so happy to be able to welcome back these guests today, as well as many others to come.



The long wait is finally over…...

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The Legend Of Sina

Sina And The Eel

Posted by Lucy Schulz on November 24, 2017

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...

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Q&A With Sir Michael Jones

Q&A With Sir Michael Jones

Posted by Lucy Schulz on November 22, 2017

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...

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We were welcomed with champagne and the traditional flower necklace. The staff were so welcoming and the rooms were impeccable with jaw dropping views. Great location as it was 5 minutes away to town. Credit to the chefs food was amazing! My girlfriend and I really enjoyed the valentines special. Thank you Taumeasina we will definitely be coming back!!

Stewart, Sydney

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