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Currumbin, Australia
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I did have a nice time and it ticks a lot of boxes. Nice pool, nice rooms, good golf course for a resort and yes the staff are very loveable. There is no doubt about it. However, for the price you pay it seems to come up short. You feel like you are at the Pacific Fawlty...

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Sinalei-Reef-Resort, Manager at Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Talofa! Thank you for your review and feedback. We are happy that you had a nice time here at Sinalei. We understand how you might have found the Samoan laid back culture frustrating at times. We do our best to hire staff from the local villages and training them can be challenging. As you realized, they are very friendly and...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Our daughter and son-in-law recently celebrated their wedding here on the beach, it was an absolutely magnificent location for a beach wedding, the staff were so friendly and the service was wonderful. I can highly recommend this venue to anyone looking for a destination wedding.

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Sinalei-Reef-Resort, Manager at Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Talofa Lava! Thank you very much for your wonderful comments. We had so much fun doing your daughter's wedding. We aim to make occasions like this as memorable as possible to our guests. We hope to see you, your family, and your friends again here at Sinalei. Fa'afetai Lava and much alofas!

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 4 January 2017

stayed here for 3 night over New Year, a mix up with Agoda booking and they sorted it no problem. Rooms are clean and modern and with good AC. Bathrooms a re light and bright Staff are excellent, food is excellent, and bar and poolside is marvelous. Good beach, great jumping are next to a deep pool spring. On site...

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Sinalei-Reef-Resort, Manager at Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Talofa lava! We aim to please and we will do everything in our power to make our guests as comfortable as possible. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay here at Sinalei and hope that you will be back to Samoa soon! Thank you very much for your review and for being so understanding. Fa'afetai lava and alofas to...

Reviewed 31 December 2016

We needed a short getaway to recharge and Sinalei definitely provided. Absolutely gorgeous location, restaurant over the water, local band serenading us every night and staff that couldn't do enough for you. We will definitely be returning to this piece of paradise. The magic was also enhanced by the peace and quiet. This is not the place to go if...

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Sinalei-Reef-Resort, Manager at Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Talofa Kelly! Thank you for an awesome review! We are touched that you found Samoa and Sinalei a magical paradise. We will do our best to continue giving the kind of service our guests expects. We can't wait to have you back here. Let us know when you do. We treat our returning guests even better!!! Fa'afetai lava and alofas!

Masterton, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 December 2016

I can't rate the place highly enough. You know when your very overdue a holiday, well this is the place to come. The vista from Senalei is more beautiful than the pictures on the Internet. It is just what you think a Pacific Island should be. We had a beachfront room with the balcony overlooking the beach, so relaxing going...

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Sinalei-Reef-Resort, Manager at Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Talofa Amanda! We wish all our guests were as lovely and as nice as you! We are so happy that you enjoyed your holiday here in Samoa and the time you spent with us. We make it a point that our guests leave happy and content. Thank you very much for your heart-warming review. We look forward to seeing you...

Shanghai Region, China
Reviewed 27 November 2016

An unbelievable experience, the food, the location, the whole package, was unsure of what to expect before we arrived, simply put WOW, we could not have asked for a more complete experience, loved it and we will be back.

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SAnnandale, General Manager at Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Talofa lava and greetings. Thank you so much for your fantastic feedback which are our rewards in making sure our guests have a brilliant holiday experience. Can't wait for your next visit. All the best and alofas from us all at Sinalei.

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Words can not do this amazing location and resort justice. The staff, the food, the picturesque view, beautiful gardens, clear water with white sandy beach. This was the best holiday ever. So relaxing and welcoming. Will absolutely be returning. Insanely beautiful and relaxing.

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SAnnandale, General Manager at Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Wow, wow, wow! What can I say. Thank you so much for your feedback. We are insanely looking forward to your next visit with us. From the whole team at Sinalei and until the next time, our alofas go with you.

Reviewed 15 November 2016

When my darling asked me to accompany him to Samoa and to Sinalei Reef Resort, I could not imagine what to expect. Fortunately I agreed. And then - after a long trip from Switzerland (about 36 hours) - I arrived in paradise ! And I will do this very long journey once again! The stay of two and a half...

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SAnnandale, General Manager at Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Talofa Jutta, thank you so much for travelling the distance to our little corner of paradise and for opening yourself up to all that we have on offer. We are especially delighted that the therapeutic qualities of our beautiful island destination helped soothed away the memory of your 36 hour journey. Looking forward to when you next cross the globe...

Boniswil
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I stayed five weeks there and i'm a returning guest. So i come all the way from switzerland to enjoy the beauty his location has to offer. So i'm already planning for next year. Thanks!! And a grat thumbs up from me!!

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SAnnandale, General Manager at Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Talofa lava Robert, As a multiple time visitor to Sinalei you are by now a Platinum member of our Aiga Advantage Club and as such are truly a lifelong member of our Sinalei family. We are thrilled that your many visits continue to delight and satisfy and we in turn look forward to your annual visits despite the distance. We...

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Loved our stay at Sinalei!! Beautiful white sandy beach, restaurant is situated on the jetty so perfect spot for sunsets. Food was delish. Staff were amazing, knew our names by the second day. Pool was lush! Bathrooms were very cool with glass roofs. Would highly recommend this place.

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SAnnandale, General Manager at Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Talofa lava. It is such a treat to get your feedback and summary on what appears to be a perfect holiday experience. Thank you so much for taking the time to fill us in and sharing with everyone else who reads these pages. We look forward to your next visit. Alofa atu from us all at Sinalei.

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Spa
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An untouched beach front paradise, where the irresistible beauty of nature surrounds you. Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa offers a range of 29 villa hideaways with garden, ocean view or beach side settings, and stunning abundant tropical surrounds. An absolute utopia for couples and honeymooners accepting guests over 12 years of age only. *WIFI & Internet access is available at the Resort at an additional charge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa

Address: Siumu, Apia, Upolu 1510, Samoa
Region: Samoa > Upolu > Apia
Price Range: RM820 - RM1,653 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 29
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Also Known As:
Sinalei Reef Hotel Apia
Sinalei Reef Apia
Sinalei Reef Resort & Spa Samoa/Apia
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Apia
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Apia
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Apia
#1 Luxury Hotel in Apia
#2 Family Hotel in Apia
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“Get the garden bungalows for that tropical experience”
 of 5 bubbles SaraSara2515, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Pay the extra for Ocean View or Ocean front rooms although even the Garden rooms are still quite close to the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles davidP3883RP, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Any ocean view room”
 of 5 bubbles RichardT553, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The Ocean View Rooms C & D are best - better value than the ocean front fale's.”
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 of 5 bubbles KiwiGs, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“big villa by beach best - but more expensive”
 of 5 bubbles haysinarabia, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
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