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Palm Avenue | Kanokupolu, Tongatapu Island TBU, Tonga
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Heilala Holiday Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our week at Heilala Holiday Lodge was restful right from the start. From the courtesy van pickup at the airport where we were presented with flowers to the setting right on the beach in the clean & well furnished fale we were impressed with the staff. Offering courtesy trips into the main town pointing out parts of interest on the... More

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Tairua, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My partner and I visited Tonga for a period of 10 nights, main purpose to visit Vava'u Island for 5 nights and staying pre/post vava'u visit we stayed in mainland Tonga at Heilala lodge. On landing in Tonga we were greeted by a lady from Heilala Lodge who presented us flower garlands and led us to the courtesy pick up... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First time to Tonga: Heilala : Very quiet and comfortable nice safe beach setting with whales passing daily. Owner: Cala very helpful in all ways pleasant person. Staff: Very pleasant and helpful to. Meals: As long as you don't forget to order we're great and so were. the adjoining resorts. One other was Holty's burgers best on the island. Equipment... More

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Eugene, Oregon
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I spent 10 day here. Totally relied on Trip Advisor reviews. We rented a supreme Fale with the small fridge, the room is small, clean and comfy. The bathroom was a good size with shower. The little front porch is a nice touch. They provide you with a hammock to hang on the front porch (which uses... More

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My mum and I stayed at Heilala Lodge for one week (28th July - 4th August 2014). Great location, very friendly and helpful hosts, lovely staff, awesome meals (also vegetarian), great value!! Thanks to Sven and Carolina for an awesome stay in Tonga!

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Rakaia, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good accommodation. Filtered potable rainwater freely available Good snorkeling straight out from beach (mid - high tide) Saw whales (Humpback???) blowing from beach GREAT brekie, better lunch, lovely dinner. Really good quality.Sven was a good great host.

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank to Sven, Carolina and all the friendly staff our holiday was absolutely amazing! They should organize some basic fishing trips just outside the reef in front of their resort.. that would be a must! We highly recommend it.

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Rakaia, New Zealand
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved staying here. There is snorkeling straight out from the little beach outside the lodge that is easy to access (best at high tide). Sven and Carolina are lovely hosts, friendly and accommodating. We had dinner there each night which was tasty and fresh My husband had the salad lunch one day that he said was great and breakfast each... More

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If your considering Tonga for a holiday destination there is a good chance you're doing so because like us you want to unwind, relax and do so away from mass commercial tourism. If that is the case you've found your accommodation! The entire way that Heilala is set up screams (or that should be whispers with a soothing head massage)... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

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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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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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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