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Heilala Holiday Lodge

Palm Avenue | Kanokupolu, Tongatapu Island TBU, Tonga
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Heilala Holiday Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oz
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed 6 nights. Beautiful place and people. Tasty meals. Breakfast had 7 different fruits on the plate. Walked into the village for Sunday church, a very nice experience & the locals were welcoming. The beach was nice, but water shoes are recommend as it can be rough on your feet with all the coral. Beach towels, snorkel gear & sunscreen... More

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New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

My partner and I spent a wonderful long weekend at Heilala for Easter. It was an absolute gem. The location is perfect, the grounds are immaculate, the rooms are perfect and comfortable and the beach is stunning. They provide everything you need and more. From free snorkels and bicycles to kayaks and scooters for hire you don't even have to... More

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Auckland NZ
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 via mobile

Had a superior falai which has everything you need. Meals are good and well priced although we bought much of our own with us. Free wifi great. Nukalofa orientation tour included for free. Plenty of advice of what to. We booked an around the island tour with Vai and this was good as he is very knowledgeable. Fantastic snorkeling off... More

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Putaruru, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We had a relaxing holiday at Heilala Lodge. All the staff were friendly and always helpful. We look forward to staying there again. Even though we had a basic fale ,the fridge in the kitchen wasn't too far to go for our drinks and we sometimes made our lunch there .We ate in the restaurant often, but you can walk... More

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Masterton, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Wow - what a wonderful stay we had at Heilala! Thanks Carolina, Sven & staff for making our stay memorable. The fale was comfortable, we had all we needed. The location is perfect - beach is paradise, snorkelling wonderful, the sunsets were breath takingly beautiful, restful & not over populated. We will definitely want to come & visit again some... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Fantastic hid away, lovely place. Comfortable ,clean, friendly, close to beach. Lovely staff, friendly locals. Cheap and cheerful holiday. Free use of bikes and snorkel equipment. Everything a holiday should be quite relaxing great weather fun times!

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Want to get away from city life??try Heilala Tonga, What a fantastic hidden get away lodge. Lovely Staff, nice accommodation, perfect location, rooms are a couple of steps from the beach! Perfect. . We stayed in the Tongan Fale, as the superior wasn't available, but never the less there was the use of a shared kitchen if you opted to... More

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Rotorua
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Three factors contribute to making this holiday hideaway quite magical: the warm and friendly hospitality of Sven, his wife Karolina and their great staff; the fantastic location alongside the beautiful Ha'atafu Beach (with safe and amazing snorkelling); and the clean comfortable accommodation set among well kept grounds. Our family enjoyed our meals at the lodge's restaurant (especially the beach barbecue... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Sven and his crew are just amazing. They take care of you and help you to make your trip as pleasant as possible. The breakfast is amazing and also the choice of dinner is fantastic. The accommodation is clean and just wonderful. Very clean gardens and not even a minute to the beautiful white sand beach. Thumbs up - probably... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We had a fantastic 5 night break in Tonga staying at the lodge. We were warmly welcomed at the airport and throughout our stay and as the aircraft arrived around 6:30pm we were taken to town for dinner before travelling on to the lodge located about 45 minutes from the airport. Our fale was well equipped with everything we needed... More

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Address: Palm Avenue | Kanokupolu, Tongatapu Island TBU, Tonga
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Location: Tonga > Tongatapu Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Heilala Holiday Hotel Tongatapu Island
Heilala Holiday Lodge Tonga/Tongatapu Island

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Beach Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Malo e lelei from the Kingdom of Tonga! If you are looking for a relaxed, friendly, homestyle "beach garden getaway" in the Kingdom of Tonga, the Heilala Holiday Lodge on Ha'atafu Beach at Kanokupolu may just be the place you have been looking for. Over 1km of sandy beach, wave surfing, snorkeling, or simply relaxing in your hammock. All the best and we hope to welcome you in our little peace of paradise soon. ... more   less 
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