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Vakaloa Beach Resort

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Reviewed January 23, 2017 via mobile

We had a great time at the Wednesday night cultural evening. It was full and the crowd was almost as entertaining as the show. The food was delicious and the Pina Coladas were great. The staff were attentive and friendly.

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Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

This place is a gem. It's the people here that's makes the difference, both owners and staff are very nice, attentive and they take really care of you. The rooms are quite basic but large. No air condition, but fans in the ceiling. The location by the beach is very good and you can go snorkelling just outside your doorstep....

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

Great entertainment. Classy service. Great food. Best poaka. Heaps of fun. The entertainment is old school w old style songs but the show although brief was pure professional fun. It's not 'pure' but it's fun. Great value for $45

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Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed November 28, 2016

Spacious and comfortable rooms, the rooms were clean and well maintained. The staff happy to help out and give travel advice. We even got to attend a wedding and feast ( get in quick before the locals) We liked the snorkeling right out in front of the hotel.

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Reviewed October 13, 2016

Got to experience Gardenview and Oceanview FUNTUSTIC! Beautiful & friendly staff - bless each and everyone of them especially Pulotu for his wonderful customer service and big SMILE from am to pm. I will happily recommend Vakaloa Beach Resort to my circle of friends and family for a holiday or family getaway! Bless your resort and all solid hearts that...

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Golden Beach, Queensland, Australia
Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

The resort is set on the beach & if you're lucky you can see whales migrating - we saw 10 from the bar. Staff are friendly & helpful but very laid back... on Tongan time The rooms are adequate - decor is an unusual mix of Tongan & Riccoco styles. The Friday night buffet & pacifica show is the main...

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed October 10, 2016

yep best holiday ever!! awesome location and such a relaxing holiday. the staff there are the BEST and go over and beyond the call of duty!! (5 STAR SERVICE) the food there was amazing!! and the Buffet night entertainment was awesome to experience.... 29 of us went on this trip, around 15 of them were kids and I thought it...

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Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

In all the years of visiting Tonga the Vakaloa experience has set the bar high on this visit. There is no need to go anywhere else, we took a group of 29 and stayed at Vakaloa for 7nights, no one wanted to leave Tonga after staying at Vakaloa. John and Marion provide a great Tongan experience at Vakaloa, the best...

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Reviewed October 2, 2016

We really love this place, we've stayed here three years in a row now. This year we were privileged to stay in the new ocean view fale. If you're visiting Tonga, make sure you stay at Vakaola Beach Resort even if it's just one night, especially on a Wednesday or Friday night so you can enjoy the cultural show and...

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Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

This resort was so warm and friendly. A beautiful young family own and run it and gives you the true essence of the Tongan people. My friend and I think we were the only guests in the resort as it was so quiet but that was perfect for our days of relaxation and blocking out the rest of the world.

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Vakaloa Beach Resort is a small but grand family friendly resort featuring located on a white sandy beach of Kanokupolu, The royal waters of Tonga. Accommodation we offer: Ocean view & Garden view rooms fully furnished self contained, very spacious a perfect location whether for business or leisure or for a family getaway why not indulge and book your tropical get away. Accommodation ranges from $150 -$195 per night On-site restaurant and bar is open 7 days a week offering Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner from 7 am daily. The restaurant also offer traditional buffet dinner every Wednesdays & Friday nights with a traditional & modern floorshow entertainment & a live band. Book & experience a night to remember. From the restaurant you can overlook & marvel the beautiful pacific ocean & watch the sunset while enjoying a Vakaloa Sunset Cocktail. You can go surfing, snorkelling, swimming and kayaking right on your doorstep. We have our own gear here complimentary to get you started. Bicycles are available onsite as well as rental cars. Vakaloa can also arrange an amazing island tour, we can customize your tour to include any highlight you wish to see. Come and experience a magical unique and breath taking Tongan endless summer at Vakaloa Beach Resort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vakaloa Beach Resort

Address: Ikalahi Road | Kanokupolu, Kanokupolu, Tongatapu Island TBU, Tonga
Location: Tonga > Tongatapu Island > Kanokupolu
Price Range: $66 - $87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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Also Known As:
Vakaloa Beach Hotel Tongatapu Island
Vakaloa Beach Resort Tonga/Kanokupolu
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“Quiet area Gardenview Room 4 if you have children choose Oceanview Room 11.I wasn't fussed, just appreciated the location and atmosphere.”
, Oct 13, 2016 | Read review
“water front”
JuniorS730, Oct 10, 2016 | Read review
“Ocean view rooms are larger”
DavidB577, Jul 22, 2016 | Read review
“Front, Ocean view fales are by far the best.”
LindaS194, Oct 9, 2015 | Read review
“Be sure to ask for what you want as there is very little guest information advising of the options.”
151Sunseeker67, Jul 19, 2015 | Read review
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