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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...

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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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Fishing In Samoa

Fishing In Samoa

Posted by Lucy Schulz on September 26, 2017

 



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...

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The Ultimate Samoan Cooking Tour

Samoan Cooking Tour

Posted by Lucy Schulz on August 30, 2017

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 essential when in Samoa, the tour is the best way to enjoy the local food with a personalized twist as you choose what’s on the menu while site seeing.



Chef John will pick you up from your hotel and...

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Great resort! The staff were at the reception desk were extremely helpful and friendly. The buffet restaurant was nice! And the sunsets were amazing! Definitely a good resort if you're just there to relax, think and get away from city life.

Faaze, Sydney

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