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 now deserted, but it is still accessible.


  1. ^ "Samoa Territorial Constituencies Act 1963". Pacific Islands Legal Information Institute. Retrieved 18 December 2009. 
  2. ^ "Population and Housing Census Report 2006" (PDF). 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