Mataolealelo Spring

Mataolealelo Pool is one of the most significant historical sites in the island of Savaii, at the village of Matavai Safune. The pool features the legend of Sina and the Eel, relating to the historical belief of where the coconut tree came to be. Two separate pools are currently available on site, the main pool for men and the smaller one for women and children.


Locals believe that these springs feature in the legend of how the coconut came to be. The Mataolealelo Pool is one of Samoa's very significant legends and attraction site. This site symbolizes the legend of Sina and the eel that swam all the way from Fiji to marry and be with Sina. The pool still upholds its significance historical background up to date, and is continuously maintained and upgraded by the village of Safune today.