Apia, the national capital, is located 12 miles (19 kilometers) north of Siumu.
From firmly-established, must-see spots to hidden gems that await the more intrepid traveler, Samoa is dotted with fabulous attractions. Pay a visit to the Apia Park and National Parliament in Apia, roughly 12 miles (19 kilometers) to the south of Siumu.
Get outdoors and get amongst the adventures in the area around Siumu. Try hiking or give mountain climbing a go.
To truly get to know the local customs, be sure to visit the region's restaurants and cafés. Often, these are the best spots to rub shoulders with locals as well as sample popular dishes. Crayfish and also taro are popular here. Two of the regional delicacies worth tracking down are taro root seasoned and baked in oven are oka l’a (marinated raw fish). To complete your experience, be sure to order cooked green bananas in coconut cream.
Truly interact with the locals in Samoa, by speaking the Samoan language. Learning how to use a smattering of basic words, such as "Ete ta fia siva?", which is "Would you like to dance?", can make your vacation all the more special. You'll find that using "O fea e te sau ai?", which translates to "Where are you from?", can be a good conservation starter.
All things have to end, but be rest assured, when you have to leave Samoa, rest assured, you'll have special memories and keepsakes to last a lifetime.