Kid-Friendly Accommodation in ‘Eua
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 accommodation in ‘Eua.
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1. Taina’s Place
Set on the edge of a forest with expansive greens for kids to run around, Taina’s Place is a top choice for families visiting ‘Eua. Families’ best accommodation option here is either the triple room with shared bathroom facilities or a private cottage with its own bathroom. Cottages sleep up to four people with the normal rate, but extra bedding can be organised for additional guests at an extra cost. Not that cost will be much of a worry at Taina’s Place, which offers extremely affordable rates for families. There are self-catering facilities available or you can order meals at the accommodation. A wide range of activities can be organised from here, including the activities listed in 5 Things To Do in ‘Eua with Kids.
2. Seta Homestay
A holiday home-meets-homestay experience awaits at Seta Homestay. Located on the edge of Tufuvai Village, the two-bedroom home is just a three-minute walk from the beach. The accommodation sleeps up to five guests across two double beds and a single bed. There is also a bathroom, a lounge and a fully-equipped kitchen with tea, coffee, sugar and sometimes fresh fruit to get you started for your stay. Other services include homemade meals, food and vegetable supplies for self-catering, car hire, airport/wharf transfers and a 4WD tour. See more accommodation like this in the 6 Best Budget Accommodation in ‘Eua.
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3. ‘Alakoka Tahi Moana Guest House
A guest house in the north of Pangai, ‘Alakoka Tahi Moana Guest House not only offers whale swimming/watching tours but has budget accommodation with rooms available for families. The guest house has basic family rooms with a double bed and two single beds, as well as a pool table for entertainment. The main reason to stay is for your host, Kiko, to show you around the island with guided walks, whale swimming (between July and October) and more. The accommodation has hot showers, laundry facilities and cooked dinners are available. Note that this accommodation is not equipped for infants (under 2 years old).
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4. The Hideaway
The Hideaway is one of the most popular accommodation choices on ‘Eua, particularly for its wealth of activities on offer. For families, all rooms here feature and a queen bed and a single bed, making it a good choice for groups of three. You’ll have your own ensuite with hot showers. Four of the rooms are larger than the rest, which are usually more appropriate for families, so ask about them when you book. Airport/wharf transfers are available, as well as meal serves with vegetarian options on request – don’t miss Sundays which is a traditional Umu night! Toast, Tongan tea, coffee and fruit are included during your stay. A kitchen is available for self-catering, free for the first day then a small fee for use after that. See more accommodation like this in our 6 Best Accommodation on ‘Eua.
5. Blue Water Retreat
With the sandy Tufuvai Beach on its doorstep, Blue Water Retreat (formerly The Deep Resort) presents a dreamy location for a family stay in ‘Eua. Transport, tours and food can all be organised with the resort, providing an effortless stay. Family rooms consist of an ensuite fale with a queen bed and two king single beds. Each renovated fale has its own deck where you can watch amazing sunsets and see whales migrating between July and October. Ferry/airport transfers are included in the rates. Blue Water Retreat accepts cash, cred/debit card and direct bank transfers.