Tropic-green Upolu is unmistakably a South Seas Island. Cradled along its northern shore lies the peaceful township of Apia.
Picturesque thatched-roof fales blend into the emerald-hued countryside. Jagged mountains rise above deserted beaches where trade winds sigh on coconut palms. Banana groves and breadfruit trees gently ripen in the moist, tropical climate.
Western Samoa's friendly, carefree islanders will welcome you to their bountiful homeland and proudly show you the former home of their adopted son, Robert Louis Stevenson. This is a contented island where traditional ways hold sway despite the passage of time.