10 Best Holiday Homes in Tonga
10 Best Holiday Homes in Tonga

10 Best Holiday Homes in Tonga

(c) Green Lodge Holiday Homes

Find a Holiday Home in Tonga

Travelling to the remote South Pacific islands of Tonga doesn’t mean you have to leave all of the conveniences of being at home. Across the islands of Tongatapu and Vava’u (and a little bit in ‘Eua) there are holiday homes with all of the essential amenities for self-catering and enjoying your private space. Holiday homes in Tonga are a great way to experience Tonga time on your own terms. Check out some of our top picks across the Kingdom in the list below!

Note that Tonga is an ever-evolving country, especially when it comes to accommodation. With that in mind, some of the services accommodations provide are known to change without notice. If there is any information needing an update in the listings below, feel free to reach out!

For more accommodation talk, take a look at How to Pick the Best Holiday Home in Tonga for You.

1. Private Ocean View Cliff Side House

Perched on the cliffside of one of Vava’u’s many inlets, this Private Ocean View holiday home is a popular choice by offering a complete holiday experience. Your large balcony connects to a private walkway to the accommodation’s dock where you can enjoy swimming and stunning views. The holiday home features two bedrooms with one queen and one twin layout, while you can enjoy the homely amenities of a fully-equipped kitchen and open-plan living and dining area. The light comes in through the folding glass doors while the air passes through the towering ceilings. Check out more accommodation like this in the 6 Best Holiday Homes in Vava’u.

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10 Best Holiday Homes in Tonga(c) Private Ocean View Cliff Side House

2. Pacific Ocean Waterfront House

Beach access straight from your holiday home in Tongatapu? Yes, please! The Pacific Ocean Waterfront House is a three-bedroom home sleeping up to five guests which can be configurated to your desired layout. The home is located in the village of Veitonga, about a 20-minute drive from central Nuku’alofa but a great base to explore the whole of Tongatapu if you have a rental vehicle or bike. Check out other holiday homes in the area in the 7 Best Holiday Homes on Tongatapu.

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10 Best Holiday Homes in Tonga(c) Pacific Ocean Waterfront House

3. Pepe’s Island Abode Guest House

A modern holiday home just a 10-minute walk from central Nuku’alofa, Pepe’s Island abode is an easy choice for those wanting to stay in the capital. The house has five bedrooms and can sleep a whopping 10 guests if needed. As for entertaining, you have all you need with a fully-equipped kitchen, as well as homely amenities such as laundry machines. Check out more holiday homes in the area in the 5 Best Holiday Homes in Nuku’alofa.

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10 Best Holiday Homes in Tonga(c) Pepe's Island Abode

4. Saoirses Retreat (Saoirses East)

Saoirses East brings modern comforts to Tonga at this two-bedroom holiday home in Manumataogo Bay (a.k.a. Anana) in Mau’fanga where Nuku’alofa central can be accessed by car or taxi. The holiday home features contemporary decor throughout the two bedrooms with queen beds and an open-plan kitchen dining area and lounge. Guests also have access to an outside decking area and garden.

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10 Best Holiday Homes in Tonga(c) Saoirses East

5. Billfish Holiday Apartments

Two modern apartments await on the shores of the Port of Refuge at the Billfish Holiday Apartments. Each apartment has a king-sized bed, two single beds, a full kitchen, a bathroom and a relaxing outdoor area with a barbecue, sun lounges and other outdoor furniture. The holiday homes are close enough to Neiafu for convenience (a 10-minute drive or taxi), yet far enough away to feel like you’re in a world of your own…

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10 Best Holiday Homes in Tonga(c) Billfish Apartment

6. Seta Homestay

The only accommodation offering a private holiday home on the island of ‘Eua, Seta Homestay is your way to find a home away from home in nature’s paradise. Located on the edge of a traditional village, the holiday home offers two bedrooms for up to five guests. There’s everything you need for cooking, with tea, coffee sugar and sometimes fresh fruit provided. Your hosts offer 4WD tours and hiking tours, as well as airport/wharf transfer for a fee.

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10 Best Holiday Homes in Tonga(c) Seta Homestay

7. Green Lodge Holiday Homes

Green Lodge Holiday Homes is an excellent choice for affordability and eco-friendly living in Tongatapu. The holiday home complex is located in a village on the outskirts of Nuku’alofa but it’s worth getting to for the weekend entertainment offered by your hosts, including a choice of an island buffet dinner, island tour, kayaking, coconut climbing and more. There are four holiday homes on the complex with a choice of three or four bedrooms sleeping up to six or eight people. Other features include hot water, fans, TVs, basic cooking facilities and WiFi.

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10 Best Holiday Homes in Tonga(c) Green Lodge Holiday Homes

8. Lupetea Apartment

Get your own piece of paradise at the Lupetea Apartment overlooking a quiet channel of the Port of Refuge in Vava’u. The private holiday home apartment provides all the comforts of home, from a modern kitchen, furniture and a tiled walk-in shower, as well as a private deck with a pool table, outdoor furniture, a mini-gym and more. You’ll also have access to a private jetty where you’ll find kayaking gear for guest use. The apartment has two bedrooms with double beds.

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10 Best Holiday Homes in Tonga(c) Lupetea Apartment

9. Blue Highway House

Your own piece of paradise awaits on the edge of the Port of Refuge in Vava’u at the Blue Highway House. Located on the water’s edge of Toula Village, a short drive from Neiafu, this holiday home is a popular choice for its access to the crystal-clear waters for swimming. The property has attractive gardens, while the home itself has airy high ceilings to keep you cool. You’ll have all the essentials here, including a full kitchen in this two-bedroom house. Water is collected in the rainwater tanks.

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10 Best Holiday Homes in Tonga(c) Blue Highway House

10. One’atea

Finally, retreat to one of the peaceful outer islands of Vava’u at One’atea. Get access to your own private beach on Hunga Island ideal for swimming, snorkelling and kayaking with the kayaks and sailboats included in your stay. The holiday home has two bedrooms, one with a queen bed and the other with twin beds, while the open-plan kitchen, dining and living area are modernly furnished and decorated. Check out other ways to stay on Tonga’s more remote islands in the 10 Best Island Resorts in Tonga A202.

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10 Best Holiday Homes in Tonga(c) One'atea

More About Holiday Homes in Tonga

That’s it for the best holiday homes in Tonga. See more amazing stays in The Top 30 Resorts in Tonga. Plus, get even more trip-planning tips in The Complete Travel Guide to Tonga.

Author

Laura S.

This article was reviewed and published by Laura, editor in chief and co-founder of Tonga Pocket Guide. Since arriving solo in the South Pacific over 10 years ago with nothing but a backpack and a background in journalism, her mission has been to show the world how easy (and awesome) it is to explore a paradise such as Tonga. She knows the islands inside-out and loves sharing tips on how best to experience Tonga’s must-dos and hidden gems. Laura is also editor of several other South Pacific travel guides.

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