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The Vanya Taule'alo Gallery

Apia, Upolu 685, Samoa
+685 20011
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Perfect location for Taumeasina guests

We had a lovely lunch here and the coffee was great. It's got a nice view across the water. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Phillipa M
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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Loved the Art here

Did some shopping here. Some wonderful art and other objet d'art. Wonderful owner Vanya. Well worth... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
Afghankiwi
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Opotiki, New Zealand
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The Vanya Taule'alo Gallery is 4 minutes outside of Apia. We exhibit and sell contemporary and traditional Samoan art works and handcrafts. We source our artworks and handcrafts and gifts from Samoa and the Pacific. All items selected are created by reputable artists and artisans. We can send purchases overseas if wanted.
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Travellers talk about
“on display” (2 reviews)
“keepsake” (2 reviews)
“jewellery” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Apia, Upolu 685, Samoa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely lunch here and the coffee was great. It's got a nice view across the water. The gallery was good and I got a little keepsake to take home to remind me of a special holiday

Thank Phillipa M
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Did some shopping here. Some wonderful art and other objet d'art. Wonderful owner Vanya. Well worth a visit. Lovely Cafe adjoining.

Thank Afghankiwi
samoanart, Owner at The Vanya Taule'alo Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thanks for coming and commenting

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

A great place to visit in Apia. We had a great lunch and the gallery has a good range of Samoan handicrafts. We enjoyed the visit.

Thank Alison772015
samoanart, Owner at The Vanya Taule'alo Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Alison we are glad you enjoyed your visit come again soon when in Samoa.

Reviewed 4 August 2017

The Gallery is in the same building as Legends Cafe, so you can have a fantastic lunch and peruse the gallery. There are some very lovely jellery items, pearls to die for but also very individual local jewellery and art work. A good range of...More

Thank Grammy554
samoanart, Owner at The Vanya Taule'alo Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

Happy that you enjoyed our Gallery !

Reviewed 23 July 2017

A great selection of art, jewellery and local crafts - Vanya has an amazing eye. Next door to Legends Cafe and five minutes walk from the Taumeasina Island Resort this is well worth a visit

1  Thank Michelle C
samoanart, Owner at The Vanya Taule'alo Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Lovely to have you visit us during your stay in Samoa.

Reviewed 18 October 2016

Beautiful and original art from Samoa and the pacific. If you want a unique keepsake from your time in Samoa, this is the place to go. Vanya knows, supports, and promotes all the local artists on display in her gallery. Something to suit all tastes...More

1  Thank pandanuspalms
Reviewed 9 October 2016

This gallery, which is only a 5 minute drive from down town Apia, is a real must for tourists. Close to the Taumeasina resort, it has a lovely outlook over the lagoon from the outdoor cafe, which is a pleasant stop after purchasing some treasures...More

Thank JohnnyChristchurch
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Located on the outskirts of Apia, so that you have to take a short taxi ride, but worth it if you want to see a fine collection of painting, sculpture, and other arts and crafts from all over Oceania. We did find an interesting metal...More

1  Thank Richard J
samoanart, Owner at The Vanya Taule'alo Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2016

Talofa Richard, I am wondering if you are still in Samoa as I would like to make a time to see you at the gallery so we can help you with your enquiry. The gallery does post artworks overseas and this is not a problem...More

Reviewed 26 March 2015

Went with a friend, loved Vanya and her gallery, lots to see, some very unique pieces from all over the pacific, the setting is beautiful, felt like we were in paradise.

3  Thank barbara19532015
Reviewed 1 December 2014

Vanya's is an excellent gallery to view the art works of leading Samoan and Pacific artistes and artisans from a range of genres (traditional and contemporary) and media (tapa, siapo, wood, stone, shark and whale bone). As are the artworks, the jewellery and craft displayed...More

2  Thank JMarcelline
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