Female surfer looks on as her son has fun making new friends at the beach while on holiday in Samoa
Matareva Beach, Upolu


With its safe swimming beaches, friendly people and wide choice of family-friendly accommodation and activities, Samoa is the perfect place to create unforgettable family memories.

Experience what it’s like to sleep in a traditional Samoan fale, explore lush forest trails to discover secluded waterfalls, dive into crystal clear waterholes, swim with turtles, or dance with the locals and learn to open a coconut

Family and children are central to Fa’a Samoa – the Samoan way. Your family, too, will be greeted with warm and friendly smiles in this Polynesian paradise. And it’s possible that the local children will befriend your children and give them a real glimpse of life in Samoa.

Whether you’re searching for a family adventure, are looking for quality time together or just want to enjoy relaxing on a tropical beach while the children have a variety of things to keep entertained with, Samoa has options to suit all families.

With a huge range of accommodation across Upolu and Savai’i islands, activities for all ages, and the chance to experience Samoa’s vibrant culture in a safe, welcoming environment, the hardest part will be choosing what to do this time and what to leave for the next trip.

Resort holiday

At Samoa’s family-friendly resorts and hotels, convenience is key and there is plenty to keep the kids occupied for hours.

Enjoy snorkelling and kayaking, dive into the pool, join in the dancing at fiafia night or simply relax under a palm tree with a cocktail while the children build sandcastles on a picturesque tropical beach.

Adventure holiday

For the more intrepid family travellers keen to explore the natural wonders of these Polynesian islands, there are car, bicycle and boat tour options, game fishing charters and cultural experiences including games for children.

Or rent a car or bike and head out as a family to discover natural waterfall slides, lava tubes and incredible views.

With plenty for every family member, each of you are sure to take away memories to last for a lifetime.

Tips and tricks

Read up on our tips for a beautiful family holiday in Samoa.

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