A beach fale is a simple thatched hut in Samoa. Beach fales are also common in other parts of Polynesia. They have become popular in tourism as a low budget accommodation situated by the coast, built with a few posts, no walls and a thatched roof with a round or oval shape.
beach fale on Manono Island
Interior of a beach fale.
Looking out from a beach fale.
- Samoa Tourism Authority, "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-12-27. Retrieved 2007-12-24. How Stuff Works, http://travel.howstuffworks.com/american-samoa-national-park-ga2.htm