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5 Best Holiday Homes in Vava’u

6 Best Holiday Homes in Vava’u


Vava’u Holiday Houses

For those wishing to stay in the bustling hub of Neiafu, you can be forgiven for wanting something a bit more private during your time here. Among the array of guesthouses and hotels, Neiafu also offers a small selection of holiday homes. Enjoy a whole house to yourself, whether you’re looking for an adult-only getaway, a quiet couples’ retreat or something more spacious for the family. All of Vava’u’s holiday home offerings are on the main islands of Vava’u, either in Neiafu or a short drive away. Check out your options in this list of the best holiday homes in Vava’u!

While you’re here, you might also be interested in The Complete Guide to Vava’u, as well as The Adult-Only Guide to Vava’u.

1. Lupetea Apartment

Get your own piece of paradise at the Lupetea Apartment overlooking a quiet channel of the Port of Refuge. Still, the holiday home is just a short drive or a 20-minute walk from Neiafu, providing a convenient base for a family or friend get-together. 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 your kayaking gear free to use. The apartment has two bedrooms with double beds. We also list this apartment in our 8 Best Luxury Accommodation in Vava’u.

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2. The Workman’s Hut

A cosy home with room to sleep a couple or a solo traveller, The Workman’s Hut is a great base for travellers in Neiafu. The “hut” is set out like a studio apartment with a king-sized bed, a basic yet fully-equipped kitchenette and an ensuite bathroom with a shower. The space can also be set up for solo travellers sleeping on a single bed, providing a little more living space. The place is a five-minute walk from the main harbour. Check out more great stays for couples in the 10 Best Honeymoon Accommodation in Vava’u.

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3. Maria’s Holiday House

For an alternative location in Vava’u, choose Maria’s Holiday House on Pangaimotu Island. The holiday home is away from the hustle and bustle of Neiafu, yet less than a 10-minute drive away making it an ideal choice for travellers renting a car. The home sleeps up to four guests across three floor mattresses and some sofabeds. The kitchen is fully equipped, including an oven to make self-catering a breeze. Guests can enjoy a spacious garden, a private balcony and interactions with the host.

Check Maria’s Holiday House out:
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4. Billfish Holiday Apartments

Two modern apartments await on the foreshore of the Port of Refuge at the Billfish Holiday Apartments. Each has a king-sized bed, two single beds, a full kitchen, 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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5. The Garden Cottage

Stay in a fresh and modernly decorated house at The Garden Cottage in Neiafu. The place has two bedrooms, one with a double bed and the other with a single bed and a sofa bed, suitable for sleeping up to four people in total. There’s a basic kitchenette with a few electrical kitchen appliances and cooking equipment, while there’s also plenty of places to relax between the lounge and the verandah with outdoor furniture. The cottage is opposite a school and church, where beautiful singing can be heard on a Sunday. Plus, the accommodation is a two-minute walk from the town centre. Find more affordable accommodation in the 10 Best Budget Accommodation in Vava’u.

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6. Two-Bedroom House

For an ultra-budget stay in Neiafu, consider this two-bedroom house listed by the Vavauan on Airbnb. While the house is quite basic, it provides excellent value for a cheap stay in Vava’u. The home has two bedrooms with two double beds. You’ll have access to a fully-equipped kitchen with an oven, as well as a spacious garden with tropical vegetables growing. The location is only 600m (650 yards) from central Neiafu.

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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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