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Pangaimotu Island Resort

Pangaimotu, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
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Pangaimotu Island Resort
Ranked #7 of 14 hotels in Nuku'alofa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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1,019 reviews 1,019 reviews
71 hotel reviews
339 helpful votes 339 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

A visit to Pangaimotu is the perfect way to spend Sunday, when everything in Nuku'alofa shuts down. I booked the tour on Saturday which includes the 15 minute ferry ride from Nuku'alofa plus a $20 food voucher. The entire little island takes just 30 minutes to walk around, so it is easy to get away from other people. It is... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I had a great time on Pangaimotu Island, we decided in a minute that we would go there and it was the best decision ever made. Big Mama's family is really nice, friendly and want to make a great time for you. We stayed there for 3 nights and had the whole island for ourselfs during the evening. The burgers... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014 via mobile

This island certainly is a little treasure. We visited during the week and there was only a handful of people on the island giving it a real desert island feel. The teenagers got their kicks jumping from the wreck, snorkeling, playing on the rope swing and husking coconuts whilst the adults had a relaxing time on the decked area. The... More

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Vientiane, Laos
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206 reviews 206 reviews
80 hotel reviews
199 helpful votes 199 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Staying in Tonga for a few months with work we visited Pangaimotu a few times on sundays.The island is busy on sundays and has a good atmosphere with families and locals as well as tourists It a good way to spend the day away from the town and if the weather is nice, good swimming & some worthwhile snorkelling around... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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68 reviews 68 reviews
17 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Handy to nukualofa.lovely beach to swim at and good quality burgers and fish and chips. Staff are delightful laid back Tongans who are quiet and respecful. it is run by a family that survive on income from Sundays so please purchase drinks and food from them and do not take your own. Snorkelling along the beach out from the white... More

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Brisbane, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

This island is amazing and a fun day for you and the kids to spend on a Sunday afternoon. The shipwreck is a real attraction for the kids to jump off and the fishes underneath. The food was a little expensive but delicious. The place does need a little renovation so I wouldn't want to stay overnight but during the... More

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New Zealand
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91 reviews 91 reviews
37 hotel reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Having read the other reviews on here about Pangaimotu being a good place for a day trip and that Sundays were quite busy, we decided to head over for the day on Saturday. We had a fantastic and relaxing time there and had about half the island to ourselves for most of the day. The fish and chips at the... More

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Los Angeles, California
14 reviews 14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

I came here for the first time of all the times I been to Tonga, and enjoyed it a lot... nothin like a cold beer in Paradise on a Sunday where everything is closed in Tonga but some places like here... I didn't get a chance to swim, but I will next year when I come back.. See you soon!

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Brisbane, Australia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
26 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Pangaimotu is worth the visit, hands down. While only a short boatride from the main island, it's long enough to feel like you're getting away to an outer island. The chicken burger meal is delish, the Ikale Tahi cold, the hammocks and sun loungers aplenty, the coconut trees hang low and the ocean clear and welcoming. Quite a fun trip... More

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

Been a while since I was there, great memories of super clear water watching the fish swim around me. Being near a shipwreck makes it a different experience. As many others have said we popped over here on a Sunday to get a beer, considered staying but had accommodation already on the mainland, would stay next time

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Address: Pangaimotu, Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
Location: Tonga > Tongatapu Island > Nuku'alofa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Pangaimotu Island Hotel Nuku`Alofa
Pangaimotu Island Resort Tonga/Tongatapu Island

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