Honeymoons in Samoa
Whether you are looking to explore different enivronments or just relax on white sandy beaches for your honeymoon you will find everything you are looking for in Samoa. Located in the South Pacific Ocean the Samoan islands are an incredible tropical location with year round sun; perfect for your wedding abroad or honeymoon.
If you are looking to travel a little bit further for your honeymoon then head to Samoa for a postcard of natural beauty. With 10 islands to explore there are plenty of different breathtaking environments to experience. The two main islands of Samoa have rainforest covered rugged volcanic peaks with vast valleys which contain lush Banyan trees and beautiful cascading waterfalls; these drop into sparkling blue rivers all cutting their way to the stunning South Pacific Ocean. All this is then surrounded by a wonderous coastline with white sandy beaches lined by green palms. You can cool off in the blue lagoons and look out to the other islands which make up the Samoa Archipelago. Take a boat trip to some of these smaller islands and explore their beautiful coral reefs and South Pacific wildlife. With so much to do or just the chance to relax a honeymoon to Samoa would be a truly unforgettable experience.
Key Facts for Samoa
Currency: Samoan tata
Language: English and Samoan
Flight time: 20 hours from London
When to Honeymoon in Samoa
The sun beats on Samoa all year round but to avoid the heavy rainy season you are best to go between the months of May and September with highs of around 32°C in these summer months Samoa is a great destination for those searching for some hotter weather.
Unfortunately there are no direct flights from the UK to Samoa. The best journey to make your way there is to catch a flight to Los Angeles where you can then fly directly to the Samoan capital of Apia. Why not spend a few nights in Los Angeles before heading onto Samoa?
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Getting Married in Samoa
In Samoa tying knots is an ancient tradition. Known as the last bastion of Polynesian culture, Samoa is famous all over the world as the only place in the South Pacific where you can have an authentic Polynesian experience.
Samoa is blessed with year round warm weather and with its sparkling white sandy beaches, stunning waterfalls and lush tropical rainforest gardebs, Samoa is the perfect romantic destination for your speical day.
According to Fa'a Samoa, marriage is a sacred union to be honoured and respected so expect your wedding day to be a memorable and hassle free event. There are many incredible resorts that are able to cater for your wedding and honeymoon.
All the services you require for your tropical island wedding can be found in Samoa. Ministers, venues, caterers, photographers and cars can all easily be arranged by hotels, resorts and tour operators. Traditionally weddings are a grand celebration in Samoa. Samoan brides wear a pale head-dress and the groom wears and ula (floral necklace). Brides are led to the groom by a troop of Samoan warriors and serenaded in song or backed by the fierce beats of Samoan drums.
While none of these cultural touches are mandatory for your destination wedding in Samoa, they would provide a unique touch to your tropical nuptials.
• Marriages in Samoa are legally recognised worldwide.
• To marry in Samoa you will need to fill in an application for a marriage license at least 14 days prior (but no more than 3 months in advance) to your wedding day with the Ministry of Justice in Apia.
• A fee of ST$14 applies (subject to change).
• You will be required to provide a photocopy of your passport, birth certificates, death certificate (of past spouses) or a copy of the Decree Absolute if divorced, and a Certificate of No Impediment to Get Married.
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