10 Best Romantic Resorts in Tonga
10 Best Romantic Resorts in Tonga

10 Best Romantic Resorts in Tonga

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Resorts for Couples in Tonga

For the couple who prefers to adventure together rather than sitting by the pool of the same resort for a whole week, Tonga is a country to enjoy new experiences together! That’s not to say that where you stay isn’t important, as you’re going to want to set the right tone for your romantic getaway to the islands. Check out some of our top recommendations in this list of the most romantic resorts in Tonga.

Note that Tonga is an ever-evolving country with some services that accommodations provide changing with little notice. While we try to keep our accommodation listings up-to-date, know that some services may have changed. If you have an update, feel free to reach out.

Before we jump into the most romantic resorts in Tonga, you might also like to check out The Wedding & Honeymoon Guide to Tonga and 10 Romantic Things to Do in Tonga for Couples for more tips.

1. Sandy Beach Resort

Just 12 contemporary bungalows for couples line the unspoiled beach of Foa Island at the Sandy Beach Resort. Ha’apai’s only four-star resort offers a romantic getaway for couples with a wealth of options for relaxation and adventure, whether it’s whale swimming or snorkelling at the marine reserve straight off the beach. Between having new experiences together, you’ll be staying in a fale (bungalow) with a private terrace, ensuite and little bits of tasteful Tongan decor. The resort also features a dining terrace specialising in seafood dishes, cocktails and Tongan beers. Check out other romantic options in this island group in the 5 Best Honeymoon Accommodation in Ha’apai.

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10 Best Romantic Resorts in Tonga(c) Sandy Beach Resort

2. The Reef Resort

Effortlessly romantic with just five fales scattered across the hillside and beachfront of Kapa Island, The Reef Resort is an excellent choice for couples. The resort in Vava’u is a place where you can get out on the water with complimentary kayaks, stand-up paddleboards and Hobie cat sailboats or relax on your private terrace and piece of garden with your loved one. The Honeymoon Villa features a four-poster bed and ample space to relax from your spacious indoor lounge to the private verandah. Honeymooners also receive a bottle of bubbles and a bouquet of flowers on arrival. Check out other options in Vava’u in the 10 Best Honeymoon Accommodation in Vava’u.

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10 Best Romantic Resorts in Tonga(c) The Reef Resort Vava'u

3. Sea Change Eco Retreat

For the eco-conscious adventure-seeking couple, stay in a glamping tent or a wooden fale at this off-the-grid retreat in Ha’apai. Sea Change Eco Retreat has just a small selection of accommodation for couples, providing the boutique resort experience on the uninhabited island of Uoleva. All accommodations are significantly apart from each other with private pathways to the beach, so you’ll find that privacy is all too easy to find. The resort also offers a range of utterly romantic activities, including private island day trips, picnic lunches for an island walk, yoga sessions, island massages, as well as swimming with Humpback Whales.

10 Best Romantic Resorts in Tonga(c) Pixabay

4. Dream Island Resort

The only real adult-only resort in Tonga, Dream Island Resort is an ideal getaway for couples. The resort in Vava’u offers beach and garden bungalows nestled in stunning surroundings where you’ll sleep in a king-sized luxury bed and relax on a private verandah. Compared to other resorts, the activity offering is small but that’s kind of the point at this base to relax and embrace nature. You can, however, snorkel from the beach, whale watching from the beach, hop on a fishing trip, kayak and enjoy authentic Tongan dining.

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5. White Sands Beach Resort

Spread across ‘Utukehe Beach in Tongatapu, White Sands Beach Resort provides a tranquil retreat on the main island’s appealing western shores. Sunbathe among the scattered palms decorating the white sands and relax together in your modernly decorated bungalow, of which there are only nine. Bungalows are open-plan with a lounge, dining furniture and an ensuite. Outside, there are several beach cabanas, open-air lounges and an outdoor swimming pool. Check out other options on Tonga’s main island in the 10 Best Honeymoon Accommodation on Tongatapu.

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10 Best Romantic Resorts in Tonga(c) Pixabay

6. Treasure Island Eco Resort

For couples seeking the real Tongan experience, stay in the traditional-style fales at the Treasure Island Eco Resort. The eco-friendly resort on the remote ‘Eueiki Island offers keeps itself going with solar power and filtered rainwater, while it will keep you going with its unique whale swimming and island-hopping tours in an outrigger boat! There are only eight fales at the resort, providing a tranquil experience for couples on a honeymoon.

10 Best Romantic Resorts in Tonga(c) Tonga Ministry of Tourism

7. Mandala Resort

Another fantastic option in the islands of Vava’u, the Mandala Resort is well worth considering for its unique treehouses. Stay among nature in the elevated treehouses in between taking part in a wide range of experiences, from swimming with whales to yoga at the resort’s shala. Dinner is served at the beachside restaurant where food is grown and harvested on the island for the true taste of Tonga. What’s more, honeymooners receive a free bottle of wine on their first night.

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8. Fafa Island Resort

Want that island resort experience without having to travel across The Kingdom? Fafa Island Resort is just a short boat journey from Nuku’alofa, yet feels are a world away on the 18-acre (7ha) palm-filled island with just 13 fales. While there are many attractive fales that are sure to take your loved one’s breath away, the Honeymoon Fale is the obvious choice to celebrate a special occasion. Whatever you choose, you’ll have the novelty of showering in your very own outdoor tropical garden shower and relaxing a private piece of garden on the island. Other facilities at the resort include an open-air restaurant and cocktail bar, complimentary paddleboard and snorkel hire and much more.

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10 Best Romantic Resorts in Tonga(c) Fafa Island Resort

9. Ha’atafu Beach Resort

For an all-inclusive beachfront experience that’s just a short drive from the main airport of Tonga, choose the Ha’atafu Beach Resort. Although popular for surfing, the resort makes an attractive destination for couples with the resort’s Premium Fales basking in the view of the South Pacific Ocean and Ha’atafu Beach. Fales feature a super-king bed, a private ensuite, a small lounge with a 32″ TV, as well as a deck with direct beach access. Your stay will include free use of snorkel gear, sea kayaks and beach games, as well as breakfast and dinner included in the rate.

10 Best Romantic Resorts in Tonga(c) Tonga Ministry of Tourism

10. Serenity Beaches Resort

Nestled among the tropical beachfront forest of Uolevu Island in Ha’apai, Serenity Beaches Resort has fales to suit most couples. Stay in octagonal wooden beach huts with gorgeous ocean views, half-walls and garden showers to embrace the nature around. Alternatively, there are concrete fales with all your usual walls but still large windows to enjoy the view. While you’re in paradise, enjoy experiences such as island massages, yoga sessions in a pavilion, village boat trips, snorkelling, kayaking, whale swimming, island hikes, surfing and more.

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10 Best Romantic Resorts in Tonga(c) Serenity Beaches Resort

More About Romantic Resorts in Tonga

That’s it for the most romantic resorts in Tonga. See more amazing stays in The Top 30 Resorts in Tonga. Plus, get even more trip-planning tips in The Wedding & Honeymoon Guide to Tonga.


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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