Faleapuna is situated 11 miles (18 kilometers) east of the national capital Apia.
Samoa is extremely popular with tourists. To see why, set aside some time and explore the places around Faleapuna. Head 11 miles (18 kilometers) east to Apia, where you can visit the Apia Park and National Parliament.
Relax upon the water with a spot of surfing or swimming.
World travelers understand that food is a wonderful way to truly experience a destination. Two of the region's best-loved ingredients are crayfish and taro. Taro root seasoned and baked in oven and oka l’a (marinated raw fish) are just two much-loved dishes sure to imbue visitors' with a true taste of Samoa. But your meal is not really complete until you have tried cooked green bananas in coconut cream, a popular dessert here.
Endear yourself to the people who live in Samoa, by getting familiar with Samoan. Why don't you try "Ete ta fia siva?" This means "Would you like to dance?" You'll find that learning "O fea e te sau ai?", which translates to "Where are you from?", can make all the difference.
When the time comes to return to your friends and family at home, you'll be bidding this special place a sad Tōfā soifua (farewell).