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Salelologa is a village district at the east end of Savai'i island in Samoa. It is the main entry point into the island with the only ferry terminal on Savai'i. It also serves as the main township for shopping and public amenities with a market selling fresh produce and arts and crafts.Salelologa is made up of smaller sub-villages pito nu'u and falls within the electoral district of Fa'asaleleaga.TownshipThe township consists of one main shopping street. Fresh fish, locally grown produce and arts and crafts are sold at the Salelologa Market (makeki) which was recently moved to a new site by the wharf in 2009. The market is open six days a week, Monday to Saturday. Most shops and markets in Samoa close on Sundays with a few small outlets opening in the late afternoon. There are also several small supermarkets, a wholesaler, petrol stations, bakeries such as Retzlaff's bakery, budget hotels and accommodation, as well as public amenities such as internet access, banks and Western Union money transfer outlets.TransportThe main island highway which reaches most parts of Savai'i is tar-sealed and well maintained. Salelologa is the only township on Savai'i and this is the main destination for arrivals and departures for local public transport and visitors to the island.Ferry TerminalSalelologa wharf is the main port of entry into the island and is the only ferry terminal on Savai'i. The inter-island passenger and vehicle ferries operate in the Apolima Strait between Salelologa and Mulifanua wharf at the north west corner of Upolu. The ferries are managed by the government and operate 7 days a week during the day. Ferry arrivals and departures are usually every two-hours. A one-way trip takes about 90-minutes with views of Apolima and Manono islands to the south during the crossing.Salelologa is in Savai'i. When using our Samoa online itinerary planner , you're building your holiday based on your own interests, visitor reviews, and the informed opinions of our well-traveled writers.
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