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Top Resorts in Tonga

Be spoilt with creature comforts at a choice of traditional honeymoon resorts in the ‘Friendly Islands’ of Tonga.

Within Tonga's collection of 48 inhabited islands it’s easy to find honeymoon accommodation to suit every budget, from charming and less-expensive traditional beachfront fales to secluded island retreats, including the following resorts…

Reef Resort Vava’u

Reef Resort Vava’u


Location: Kapa Island, Vava’u
Rating: 4-star
Prices: from AUD328 per room
Description: Located on the remote Kapa Island, Reef Resort Vava'u offers bungalow-style accommodation directly opposite the Japanese Coral Garden, a popular snorkelling spot. This secluded property provides complimentary wetsuits and whales may also be seen from the resort during the annual breeding season from July to October. All rooms at the Reef Resort offer sea views and an outdoor terrace with a seating area. The private bathrooms feature a double vanity and free toiletries. The on-site gourmet restaurant boasts panoramic lagoon views and serves contemporary Polynesian European food served by the European chef. Changing daily, the menu features fresh produce from the local market, with a focus on seafood. The property can organise complimentary catamaran or boat trips to the beach and Japanese Coral Garden.

Sandy Beach Resort

Sandy Beach Resort


Location: Foa island, Lotofoa, Ha’apai
Rating: 4-star
Prices: from AUD291 per person
Description: This tropical resort is set alongside a long, private white sand beach and is surrounded by palm trees. Each of the 12 bungalows are just steps from the beach and offer a private terrace facing the ocean. Guests enjoy an on-site restaurant and free WiFi. Each bungalow has a tiled floor, ceiling fans, refrigerator and clock radio. The spacious bathrooms offer a high-pressure, solar-heated shower. Beach towels, deck chairs and free drinking water are provided. The restaurant is open to the hotel's guests only and serves fresh fish and lobsters, delivered to the beach every day by the local fishermen. You can dine on the terrace, which features a bar overlooking the ocean. Facilities include 24-hour room service, free luggage storage and a fitness room. Guests have free access to all non-motorised water sports including snorkelling, kayaking and canoeing. Sandy Beach Resort Tonga is located on the island of Foa in the Ha’apai Island group. It is a 30-minute scenic flight to Ha’apai from Tongatapu. The town of Pangai is 15 km away.

Fafa Island Resort

Fafa Island Resort


Location: Fafa Island, Nuku'alofa
Rating: 4-star
Prices: from AUD280 per room
Description: Surrounded by private beaches and tropical gardens, Fafá Island Resort offers traditional beachfront bungalows, a restaurant and a bar. Guests enjoy free use of kayaks and snorkelling equipment. Each of the bungalows is set just metres from the sand and features a patio with sun loungers. All offer high ceilings built from coconut palms, a refrigerator and a ceiling fan. Each has a bathroom with hot water and an outdoor shower. The restaurant serves a varied menu offering both Polynesian and European cuisine. The open-air bar offers a wide range of beer, wine and cocktails. The tour desk books rental cars, bicycle rental, scuba diving, game fishing and island tours. There is a BBQ held once a week, followed by a cultural show featuring Tongan and Polynesian dances. Fafa Island Resort is located on a small island 7 km north of Nuku‘alofa. It is reached via a 30-minute private boat from Faua Wharf.

The Tongan Beach Resort

Tongan Beach Resort


Location: 'Utungake Island, Vava’u
Rating: 3-star
Prices: from AUD263 per room
Description: At Tongan Beach Resort, guests have access to a safe, private beach area, a restaurant, which is open for all meals, a library with over 500 books and an outdoor pool. Free bicycle hire is available. All rooms and apartments have a refrigerator and a terrace with both beach views and outdoor furniture. Some have a fully equipped kitchen. After a day of enjoying an array of activities on site or in the surrounding areas, including snorkeling, diving and canoeing, guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant, serving international and local cuisine. The complimentary continental breakfast includes toast, cereals, fruit, juices and tea/coffee. The resort is 20 m from the beach, a 14-minute drive from a variety of shops and restaurants in Neiafu Town Centre. It is a 26-minute drive from Lupepau'u International Airport.

Royal Sunset Island Resort

Royal Sunset Island Resort


Location: Atata Island, Nuku'alofa
Rating: 3-star
Prices: from AUD157 per room
Description:Set on Atata Island, Royal Sunset Island Resort offers bungalows with free Wi-Fi and a patio. Surrounded by 8 acres of tropical gardens, this beachfront resort boasts 24/7 reception, a swimming pool and a restaurant. Guests enjoy free breakfast, free kayaking and free windsurfing. Located alongside the beach, each bungalow offers lagoon, garden or ocean views. All include a bathroom with hot water, a refrigerator and tea/coffee making facilities. Polynesian Restaurant boasts water views and is open each night offering international and Polynesian cuisine. Ata Bar serves cocktails and a range of wine and beer. Full board and half board packages are available. Your breakfast includes cereals, fresh fruit, bread and tea, coffee and juice. The tour desk books scuba diving, kneeboarding, game fishing and free daily village trips. Live entertainment and kava parties can be arranged upon request. Other on-site facilities includes massage services, a gift shop, a beach volleyball court and a tennis court. Nuku‘alofa Royal Sunset Resort is reached via a 20-minute boat transfer from Nuku'alofa Wharf. It is a 30-minute drive from Fuaʻamotu International Airport to Nuku'alofa Wharf.


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Latest update: Best Resorts in Tonga: 18 November, 2018


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