Vavau, Samoa

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Vavau beach

Vavau is a small village on south east end of Upolu island in Samoa.[1] The village is part of Lotofaga Electoral Constituency (Faipule District) which is within the larger political district of Atua.

The population is 356 (2006 Census).[2]

Vavau Beach viewed from the water

Before the 2009 tsunami Vavau had a beach resort which was a popular getaway for locals on weekends and was also visited by overseas tourists. Now Vavau Beach is deserted but still accessible, many regard it as the most beautiful beach on Upolu island.


  1. ^ "Samoa Territorial Constituencies Act 1963". Pacific Islands Legal Information Institute. Retrieved 18 December 2009. 
  2. ^ "Population and Housing Census Report 2006". Samoa Bureau of Statistics. July 2008. Retrieved 18 December 2009. 

Coordinates: 14°01′S 171°29′W / 14.017°S 171.483°W / -14.017; -171.483