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Have been reluctant to write this review as we stayed here 20 months ago. But one of the staff is still pestering us on social media. We befriended one of the staff who took us to her home and it was really lovely. Until we...More
Have just had an extended return visit to Litia Sini and as always thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The fales are clean and comfortable as are the showers and toilets. Mostly the weather was perfect and cyclone Gita only inconvenienced us slightly as Joseph had the...More
My partner and I stayed at Litia Sini for three nights in a beachfront fale. The fale was right on the edge of the reef, clean and comfortable and serviced daily. There was only one other couple there while we stayed so we had the...More
Pros:Our three night stay came between stints at two 5* Resorts on other parts of the Island (reviewed later).Lalomanu is an unbelievably beautiful beach.We had two beachfront fales .Clean, comfortable bedding, ceiling fan. You need to pre book a fridge(which I would recommend). Water and...More
My sister and I spent five nights at Litia Sini in one of the beachfront fales. The beach was beautiful and the snorkelling was great. The fale was basic and comfortable, but it lacked some essentials which would have made such a difference - things...More
Response from cabbagetree | Property representative |
As a frequent guest, and someone who has been helping the resort rebuild since the Tsunami, I am answering on their behalf. You have compared Samoa to Noosa and to Bali, but I think unfortunately you haven’t taken... More
As a frequent guest, and someone who has been helping the resort rebuild since the Tsunami, I am answering on their behalf. You have compared Samoa to Noosa and to Bali, but I think unfortunately you haven’t taken to time to understand Samoa, their culture, and the unique challenges of the country. It’s a small island, in the middle of the Pacific, with significant challenges as a developing economy. Most products are imported (consider the cost), access is challenging, and power is mostly diesel generation, from Apia. So let’s not pretend for a minute this is a first world “Disney” destination. So to ask why they have a good rating, is asking the wrong question.
Litia Sini is not 5 star, but many travelers have rated their experience highly because they connected with the place or the people. You obviously didn’t, and that’s OK. But I am concerned someone “oversold” Samoa to you, and your expectations clearly weren’t then met. If you feel the website, or marketing material wasn’t representative or accurate, then we need to change that. Because we want to align people’s expectations with the experience. If a travel agent oversold the place, or Samoa, then that would also be great to get feedback on. Travel is a personal and individual thing. Samoa isn’t for everyone, it requires a sense of adventure, and some people simply don’t want that on holiday. That’s understandable.
The onus on the travel marketers, is to ensure expectations are aligned, so that people are matched and aligned to the destination; be that Samoa, Noosa and Bali.