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How to find housing for one month?

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How to find housing for one month?


We are a family of 3 (with our daughter being 2 years) and have booke a one month vacation to Samoa. We do not want to stay in a hotel where we need to eat at a restaurant everyday so we are looking for selfcatering private house/ resort cottage/villa, no apartment.

Can you please recommend housing/places for us that corresponds to our whishlist below:

1. Close to safe waters for our daughter. Nice beach ofcourse;-)

2. Kitchenfacilities

3. Parkingplace (since we are thinking about renting a car for the whole period if the place is a bit isolated).

4. Hotwater (or at least timid)

5. Green area/beatiful setting and not "down town"

6. Somewhat close to meet other people.

7.Two rooms incl kitchen.

Or shall we split the time with three weeks on the south island and one week in the north? We are planning on doing daytrips every second day from our "base".

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1. Re: How to find housing for one month?

hi there are some units that you can rent -calso excutive homes - you can go to samoa-hotels.ws and go the villas/apartments. they are 2 BR units with full kitchen with utensils / washing machine. i think its fits most of your criteria excpect not sure how long to get to a beach ( although anywhere really isnt that far froma beach when your in samoa!)

and there is on the same web site - le Ric housing which is a complex which has a pool. they have 2BR units ( seems basic but OK in the pictures also have washing machine in the unit)

i think its a great idea to have a 'base' somewhere when you are travelling with little kids.

in savaii there is savaii lagoon resort - they have little self contained units right on an amzing beach.

hope this helps a little


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2. Re: How to find housing for one month?


You could have a look at this site. Some are obviously resorts, but there are private rentals also.


I cannot vouch for any of them, but do know that the site itself is good for looking for accommodation in NZ and the Cook Islands, so hopefully the same applies to Samoa.

Hope at the very least it will give you some ideas.

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3. Re: How to find housing for one month?

I agree with Sue - Savaii Lagoon Resort easily meets all your criteria, plus a good breakfast is included and you have the added luxury of a small restaurant for the odd treat!

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