Avatele Cove

Bay, Manu'a

American Samoa

Where is Avatele Cove?

Avatele Cove is a beautiful bay located in the village of Luma on the island of Ofu, which is part of the Manu'a Islands in American Samoa. The cove is surrounded by lush green hills and is known for its crystal-clear turquoise waters and golden sandy beach. The bay is approximately 1.5 kilometers long and is a popular spot for swimming, kayaking, and snorkeling.

The bay is home to a diverse range of marine life, including colorful fish, sea turtles, and coral reefs. Visitors can see various types of coral, including brain coral, staghorn coral, and elkhorn coral, which provide a habitat for many fish and other marine creatures.

Avatele Cove is also known for its rich cultural history, as it was once a popular landing spot for Polynesian voyagers. The cove was also used as a fishing and gathering site by the village of Luma for generations.

Today, the bay is a popular tourist destination, with several beachside accommodations, restaurants, and bars. Despite its popularity, Avatele Cove remains a pristine and tranquil natural environment, making it a perfect destination for those seeking a peaceful and relaxing getaway.

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Avatele Cove is a bay in Manu'a, American Samoa. It has an elevation of 399 meters above sea level. Information correct as at Tuesday 12th October 2010.


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