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5 Best Family Accommodation on 'Eua

5 Best Family Accommodations on ‘Eua

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The Best Accommodations on ‘Eua for Families

For the adventurous and active family, ‘Eua is an amazing destination in Tonga. There’s plenty here to amaze and astound travellers of all ages, between the wild horses among rock gardens and whales seen from shore in the winter months. But where should you stay during your time in paradise? We’ll go through some of the best options for families in this list of the best family accommodations on ‘Eua.

Note that Tonga is an ever-evolving country where accommodation services can change with little notice. Be sure to inquire about any essential amenities needed before booking. And if you have updates, feel free to reach out!

For more advice on planning a trip to ‘Eua, see The Guide to ‘Eua for Families, as well as the 7 Things to Do in ‘Eua with Kids.

1. Blue Water Retreat

With the sandy Tufuvai Beach on its doorstep, Blue Water Retreat presents a dreamy location for a family getaway. The closest thing to a resort on ‘Eua offers a small selection of ocean-view ensuite bungalows; three of which are family bungalows sleeping three to four people across two queen beds or one queen and two singles. The bungalows are recently renovated and feature a private deck where you can watch the sunset and see whales on the horizon during the whale season. Ferry/airport transfers are included in the accommodation rates, while whale watching, spearfishing and island tours, as well as creative buffet-style meals at the onsite restaurant, can all be organised with the resort for an effortless stay.

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2. Seta’s Guest House

Get the holiday home experience at Seta’s Guest House. Located on the edge of Tufuvai village, Seta’s upstairs unit has two bedrooms that sleep up to five guests across two double beds and one single. You’ll have your own bathroom, lounge and fully-equipped kitchen with tea, coffee, sugar and sometimes fresh fruit to get you started. Your hosts also offer car hire for a daily fee, airport/wharf transfers for a fee, and can arrange whale tours and 4WD tours of the island on your behalf. What’s more, you’re only a three-minute walk from the beach!

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3. Pacific-Sila Lodge

Split into two guesthouses, Pacific-Sila Lodge is your home away from home in the village of Sapa’ata. The two-bedroom units are ideal for families, with two double rooms in one unit and a double plus a twin room in the other. Whatever you choose, you’ll have access to a cutely decorated lounge, laundry facilities and a well-equipped kitchen where supplies are easy to gather from one of the three grocery stores nearby or even from the on-site fale koloa (small shop).

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4. ‘Alakoka Tahi Moana Guest House (Kiko’s)

Located in the heart of Angaha village, ‘Alakoka Tahi Moana Guest House is all about the experience with your hosts, Kiko and his family. Not only does the accommodation offer whale swimming tours but also guided hikes and 4WD tours. As for the accommodation, choose from one of nine no-frills rooms with bed layouts sleeping families of three to six! Guests can spend their downtime playing pool, cooking in the large communal kitchen, dining at the on-site restaurant (not available Sunday), or joining for kava nights, Sunday umu and bonfires on the beach when there are enough people staying. Most bathrooms are shared and there are also laundry machines available. Check out more budget stays like this in the 8 Best Budget Accommodations on ‘Eua.

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5. Tukia Complex

If the kids don’t mind sharing a bed, Tukia Complex is ideal for families seeking a self-sufficient stay. They offer two two-bedroom units and one one-bedroom unit, all fully self-contained with a bathroom and an open-plan lounge and dining area with a full kitchen including an oven. All rooms are equipped with a double bed. A few welcome touches are some light toiletries provided, an iron (which is quite rare in Tonga) and complimentary airport/wharf transfers. You’ll also be able to do your laundry! A rental car is advised for staying at this out-of-town accommodation in Ha’atu’a, which you can find out more about in The Best Car Rentals on ‘Eua.

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More About Family Accommodations on ‘Eua

That’s it for the best family accommodations on ‘Eua. For more travel tips to make your visit as easy as an island breeze, take a look at the following guides:

Finally, get even more inspiration for your family getaway with The Travel Guide to Tonga for Families and the 10 Best Things to Do in Tonga with Kids.


Laura (Lola) 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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