Apia, the official capital of Samoa since 1959, was discovered in 1850. Apia has been a stop-off point for visitors going to Samoa. It is here in Apia where visitors recover from jet lag.
There are flights from American Samoa that land at the Fagalii Airport. This airport is just a short distance to Apia. Another airport near Apia is the Faleolo Airport and it is approximately 20 miles from Apia.
Things to do in Apia
Staying in Aggie Grey’s Hotel is a must when you go to Apia. You have to see the traditional Samoan way of having a party. They call it “Fia Fia” which literally means happy or party hardy. While feasting on your Aggie’s buffet dinner, enjoy watching the Samoan dancing, singing, drumming and you will be amazed with their fire-knife dance. You could enjoy a walk along the seawall of Apia, visit the Museum of Samoa, or take the Vaiilima Brewery Tour. While in Apia you can go fishing or even play golf. There is much to do in Apia but going there does not have to be expensive.
There are cheap flights offered by Skiddoo going to Apia and if you want to experience the Fia Fia in Apia have a flight scheduled right away.