The Best Resorts in American Samoa (+ Hotels and a Map!)

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Are you planning a fun vacation to American Samoa? I know finding the best hotels ain’t an easy task and sometimes can be a hassle! But don’t worry! I’ve got your back! I have been researching for hours and hours the best resorts in America Samoa, so you can have a lovely stay and enjoy your holidays!  

I have gathered all the hotels in American Samoa, and I’ve also added a list of hotels in Samoa. I’ve also included a bonus with the best hotels in neighboring Islands, with great ratings, so you have more options and can decide which one fits your preferences the best!

The Polynesian Islands are such a popular destination for people looking to spend their vacation in white sand beaches, and admiring paradisiac tropical islands in the South Pacific Ocean. So, my advice is to book your ocean-view room as soon as you decide on one!

Let’s dive in!

Quick Picks for Your Stay

If you need to book fast and don’t have a lot of time to read the whole article, no worries! Here you have my top 3 recommendations for the best resorts in American Samoa!

Since we are talking about the Samoa Islands and all the hotels are scattered around the area, I thought you’d benefit from a map to see where each hotel is located:

1. Hotels in American Samoa

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  • Tradewinds Hotel – Such a cute and classic Polynesian-style hotel located in Ottoville! This hotel comes with every commodity you need for a perfect vacation, starting with the staff’s awesome service, the outdoor swimming pool, an onsite bar, a fitness center, and a gift shop. All the rooms come with private bathroom facilities! P.S.: This hotel offers free airport transfers to all guests!
  • Sadie’s by The Sea – Wow! Stay at this Pago Pago hotel surrounded by Samoa’s lush tropical gardens! Located right by the beachfront, it’s ideal for going hiking or snorkeling! And there’s more, this hotel comes with an outdoor pool, an onsite lounge bar, a restaurant, and even an airport transfer service! All rooms come with comfy beds and a TV with cable channels.
  • Maliu Mai Beach Resort – This hotel is located in Fogagogo and is great for those looking for evening entertainment! With a nightclub and tiki bar on-site, where a DJ plays on Fridays and Saturdays, a fast food diner, and an ocean water pool, this hotel will provide you with guaranteed fun! Rooms are modest but have everything you need to get a good night’s sleep and gain energy for the beach day ahead!
  • Sadie Thompson Inn – This homey little hotel located in Pago Pago Harbor will make you feel pampered by the hotel staff! It comes with an onsite restaurant, a bar with pool tables, and even conference rooms where you can host events! The rooms are cozy and come with free Wi-Fi to stay connected with the world, a mobile phone rental service, and air conditioning!
  • Pago Airport Inn – Located in Pago Pago, this hotel is perfect for a strategic stay! This hotel comes with an on-site restaurant and on-site swimming pool with a lounge area, and the hotel offers a car rental service. The rooms are rustic but have what you need, a TV, a refrigerator and a microwave!

2. Resorts in Samoa

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  • Amoa Resort Savaii – With Faleolo International Airport being the closest one to the hotel, and located by the beachfront, this Faga Village hotel offers free breakfast, an outdoor pool with a swim-up bar, and an onsite restaurant with evening entertainment! The rooms are lovely, and all of them come with a private balcony or terrace. They offer spacious family rooms, the biggest one can host 4 guests!
  • Saletoga Sands Resort & Spa – I am AMAZED! This nature-centered hotel in Matatugu comes with private beach access, an outdoor pool with a poolside bar, a children’s playground, a full-service day spa with body treatments; and free breakfast every morning! All the air-conditioned rooms come with a flat-screen TV, a balcony or terrace, and some with amazing ocean views!
  • Tanoa Tusitala Hotel – Fresh, modern, and elegant! This hotel is located just a few minutes away from Apia’s city center. With a tour desk and restaurants offering international cuisines, 2 outdoor swimming pools, and a wellness center, this is the perfect option for those who love being in nature but need modern amenities! All the rooms come with a patio or balcony, and the maximum number of guests per room is 2.
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  • Savaii Lagoon Resort – Located in Fagamalo, this cute resort is located by the beachfront. It comes with a private beach area, making it perfect for water sports, or simply relaxing by the beach! All the rooms come with a seating area, a private bathroom with a shower, a kitchenette with a microwave and minifridge, and some come with sea views! P.S.: Wi-Fi is available for an extra fee!
  • Taumeasina Island Resort – Are you into luxury hotels? This hotel is located on a private Island in Apia, Samoa! This upscale hotel has a grand pool with a lovely lounge area where you can relax and sunbathe. The hotel’s villas feature air conditioning, a minifridge, and your own balcony with stunning views! Some of the villas come with a fully equipped kitchen, and the biggest villa comes with 3 rooms!
  • The Samoan Outrigger Hotel – This amazing hotel in Motootua is the perfect mix between nature and Samoa’s tropical wonders with their typical bungalow accommodation! There’s colonial property interior decor in some of the rooms (some of the rooms come with a shared bathroom). The hotel comes with an outdoor pool and a restaurant where you can enjoy a complimentary free breakfast every morning.
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  • Lynn’s Getaway Hotel – What a treat to have a swimming pool surrounded by an amazing tropical garden and a free full English breakfast every morning! Located in Apia, this small hotel has 3 types of rooms. I highly recommend the family room, which can host up to 4 people, has a private balcony, and the private bathroom comes with a spa bath!
  • Coconuts Beach Club Resort and Spa – Oh la la! This astonishing hotel, located in Fausaga, offers overwater bungalows, treehouse suites, and villas, all of them with modern amenities like air conditioning, a coffee and tea station, and amazing views! This beachfront hotel comes with an outdoor pool, an onsite restaurant, a spa with massage services (for a fee), and a free breakfast!
  • Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa – Oh my God! This hotel in Maninoa is a real dream. It comes with luxurious decor and a private beach area, a hot tub, an onsite golf course, an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, a Sinalei spa, and amazing restaurants to dine like royalty! All the rooms have elegant and stylish decor, amazing views, and top-quality bedding so you can have the best sleep during your stay.
  • Return to Paradise Resort and Spa – Such a marvelous hotel located in the amazing area of Matautu and right by the beach! This hotel would be ideal for families, as it comes with activities for children, 3 pools, one of them for kids, a spa and fitness center, and a complimentary breakfast. I suggest any of the 3-bedroom villas for families, and they come with 2 bathrooms and a private patio!

Find More Hotels in Samoa

👑 Best luxury hotel:Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa
🎑 Best hotel with a view:Taumeasina Island Resort
🏖️ Best hotel with a private beach:Amoa Resort Savaii
❤️ Best hotel for couples:Coconuts Beach Club Resort

BONUS: Best resorts in neighboring islands

I didn’t want to end this post without sharing with you these amazing hotels in neighboring islands near American Samoa!

These hotels and resorts can be enjoyed by families, friends, couples, and solo travelers! I have added 9 options, which are organized by price range, starting with the most expensive first. The prices per night for 2 adults go from US$220 to US$1,200.

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1. Tadrai Island Resort
How does a vacation in Fiji sound? This Mana Island all-inclusive resort has a private beach where you can relax and sunbathe and a pool if you prefer to disconnect and swim there. This resort offers private villas with private pools, each villa can host up to 2 guests!

2. Pacific Resort Aitutaki
Located in Arutanga by the beachfront, this hotel has amazing decor! They have all the commodities you need for a relaxing vacation, such as an outdoor swimming pool, on-site restaurants and bars, and room service. The bungalows are beautifully decorated with wooden furniture and marble bathrooms. The ​​Premium 2-Bedroom Beachfront Bungalow can host 5 guests and comes with a balcony and terrace!

3. Rumours Luxury Villas & Spa
Stay in this fantastic accommodation in Rarotonga by the beach with a private beach area, and relax as a celebrity would! The hotel comes with a premium spa and wellness center, and room service that will be taken to your own private villa! They offer 4 types of villas, all of them with a private pool, and some of them come with a private hot tub!

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4. Maui Palms
Right in Maui Bay, Fiji, by the beach and with a private beach area, this 5-star hotel comes with a tennis court, a saltwater infinity pool, and a restaurant with amazing sea views. The hotel offers free breakfast, and all the rooms and villas come with air conditioning and a flat-screen TV, and some of them come with a private pool and sea views!

5. Little Polynesian Resort
Located on Titikaveka’s beachfront, you can enjoy spending time at the beach sunbathing, snorkeling, or using rental bikes to explore the area! The hotel comes with a swimming pool, onsite bar and restaurant, and concierge service in case you’d like to book island tours! This accommodation offers 2 types of accommodation: garden studios and beach bungalows, both hosting up to 2 guests!

6. Aitutaki Lagoon Private Island Resort
This adults-only resort located in Aitutaki is perfect for couples looking to spend some time alone on a private island! All the rooms come with air conditioning, an open-air shower to cool down after a day at the beach, and a balcony or patio with furniture. The resort offers room service and a full spa service!

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7. Tamanu on the Beach
Would you like to stay in a top 5-star boutique resort located by the beachfront in Port Vila? Then this is the accommodation for you! You’ll be able to practice snorkeling, bowling, and hiking, and rent a bike to explore the area if you stay at this resort. This is a villa-only resort, and some of them come with a private pool or plunge pool!

8. Mystic Sands
Have you ever been to Neiafu? How about staying at this hotel with its own private beach area? This hotel offers an outdoor pool for kids, an onsite restaurant, and a complimentary breakfast every morning. They have 4 types of accommodations, 2 rooms, a bungalow, and a house, so you can check out which one is better depending on your preferences.

9. Barefoot Manta Island Resort
What a great opportunity to reconnect with nature while staying at this resort! It doesn’t matter if you are staying with friends, family, solo, or a partner, this accommodation has something for you! You can stay in a private bungalow by the beach for 2 or 4 guests, or you can book a bed in a shared room, which comes with a shared bathroom.

FAQs about resorts in American Samoa

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🌊 Which Samoa Island is the best for vacations?

All the Samoa Islands are breathtaking! However, there are some amazing hotels in the stunning area of Apia, including Taumeasina Island Resort and Coconuts Beach Club Resort and Spa.

🏝️ Which is better for vacations, Fiji or Samoa?

You’ll have fun on both of these islands! This article about Fiji’s best areas for accommodation might help you decide! You can compare what both islands offer and pick your favorite 🙂

👨‍👩‍👧 Which are the best Samoa family resorts?

Without a doubt, Return to Paradise Resort and Spa would be perfect for families! It offers activities for kids and a children’s pool!

🛎️ Best Samoa beachfront hotels?

The best beachfront hotels in Samoa are Amoa Resort Savaii in Tuasivi and Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa in Maninoa.

Conclusion

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Phew! It’s a wrap! I hope this article on the best resorts in American Samoa helped you choose the perfect place! What I like about this post is that there are options for everyone and extra options in Samoa and the neighboring Islands!

Honestly, there are so many options that you’ve probably found it hard to pick one! If you want me to give you my 2 absolute favorite resorts, I would have to say:

  • Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa – I love the decor, and I love that it has a golf course onsite! On top of this, the views cannot be better!
  • Coconuts Beach Club Resort and Spa – I like everything about this hotel, especially the overwater bungalow, it comes with a bathroom with a bathtub overlooking the ocean!

Which of these Samoa resorts and hotels was your favorite? Have you ever been to Samoa? Let me know in the comments below, I love getting to know about your experiences! But first, go and book your dream hotel room before someone else does!

Have the best time,

Daniela


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