About Apia


Let's have a look around into background of Apia
  • Country: Samoa
  • Latitude: -13.8336111111
  • Longitude: -171.75
  • Time zone: Pacific/Apia
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +13 hours

Weather in Apia

  • Climate: Tropical Rainforest Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: June to September

Location

Apia is the capital and the largest city of Samoa. From 1900 to 1919, it was the capital of German Samoa. The city is located on the central north coast of Upolu, Samoa's second largest island. Apia is the only "city" in Samoa and falls within the political district (it?m?l?) of Tuamasaga. Apia is the capital and the largest city of Samoa. From 1900 to 1919, it was the capital of German Samoa. The city is located on the central north coast of Upolu, Samoa's second largest island. Apia is the only "city" in Samoa and falls within the political district of Tuamasaga.

Distance from Apia center to Airport

The closest major airport to Apia, Samoa is Faleolo International Airport (APW / NSFA).

  • Driving Distance: 20 miles / 32 km
  • Driving Time: 48 Minutes
  • Languages: Samoan followed by English being the most widely spoken languages.

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Faleolo International Airport
  • Road: Bus: Private Bus Service.

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10% of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: Not Customary
  • Housekeeper: Not Customary
  • Concierge: Not Customary

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: Not Customary

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Fagali'i,
  • Tanugamanono,
  • Matautu

Emergency Contact Numbers in Apia city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 999
  • Airport: +685 25201 (Faleolo International Airport)
  • Hospital: +685 21212 (Tupua Tamasese Meaole Hospital)

Events

  • Apia Arts and Crafts Festival
  • Fire Knife Festival
  • Tafesilafa’i Festival

Tourist Attractions

  • Upolu
  • Piula Cave Pool
  • Pe'ape'a Cave

Theatre & Concerts

  • Apollo Cinemas

Visit Top Restaurants in Apia

  • Milani Caffe Samoa
  • Bistro Tatau
  • The Edge Marina View

Top Shopping Centers in Apia

  • Lotemau Mall
  • Horizon Surf Shop
  • Tanoa Samoa

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Robert Louis Stevenson Museum
  • Museum of Samoa
  • Mount Vaea

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Pork Belly – Paddles Restaurant
  • Pizza – Giordanos Wood-Fire Pizza & Garden Restaurant
  • Tiramisu – Scalinis Restaurant

Sports Club

  • Royal Samoa Golf Course – Golf
  • Faleata Golf Course – Golf
  • JP Fitness Centre – Gym

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 6.00 WST
  • Taxi: 3.50 WST (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 2,925.00 WST
  • Cheap meal: 11.50 WST
  • Gasoline: 3.00 WST / litre
  • 3 course meal: 100.00 WST
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