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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 October 2013

I stayed for 7 nights and was thoroughly spoilt by the owners and staff who were so friendly and accommodating. I had a wonderful relaxing and fun time a Heilala and recommend it to anyone. The room facilities were so clean and quiet, I slept so well and the food was delicious and tasty. The free city trip offered by...

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4Thank Jennifer B
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 October 2013

We stayed at Heilala for three nights. Overall, this place is really nice. The accomodation is nice and clean, and the atmosphere was very quiet and relaxing. We ate in the restaurant the whole time, and the food was good, although the lunches could be a little stingy! A word of warning about the beach - it's really nice, but...

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3Thank Grace_Kinza
Reviewed 2 October 2013

Friendly, unpretentious and good value. We just spent six nights here and really liked it. It's not the most deluxe place but frankly we don't need the tinkly-tinkly stuff when all we want is a bit of beach time and to relax. Nice beach, although not much good for swimming an hour or so each side of low tide. The...

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2Thank Simon P
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 September 2013

From the second we arrived at the airport, greeted by Tina wreathed in smiles and brandishing a lei we knew we were in for a real treat. We chose Heilala largely from trip advisor reviews and are so glad we did as all the glowing reports were nothing but accurate. Tonga is unique in the pacific, as it is still...

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3Thank Sarah_Pallett
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 September 2013

This was my third visit to Tonga over the past year and have stayed at Heilala each time. The accommodation (standard room this time) was clean and functional and only a short distance from the communal toilets and shower in one direction and kitchen in the other. The tropical breakfasts were yummy and the dinners we had did not disappoint....

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1Thank Chris O
Sweden
Reviewed 29 August 2013

Room: Bungalow roomy, clean and functional. Bed a bit firm, but not uncomfortably so. Table and chairs that also fit on small patio/front balcony. Even numbered rooms have afternoon sun on patio. The bungalows have hammocks that fit on front balcony, nice place to read or nap. Bunglows are far enough apart to assure privacy. Public areas: Lots of outside...

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4Thank Eaze
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 29 August 2013

We spent 7 days at Heilala in a superior fale and loved every minute. The staff are friendly and helpful, special thanks to Tina who met us at the airport with big smile and beautiful lei, she also is a waitress and an impressive dancer. The fale was comfortable and clean, the free fruit and toast breakfasts delicious and we...

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2Thank beachcomergirl
New Zealand
Reviewed 21 August 2013

We stayed at Heilala recently for 5 nights as a nice break. Unfortunately our flight into Tonga was delayed about 5 hours so we arrived quite late at the night but we and a few other fellow travelers were greeted by Heilala staff at the airport with lovely leis. It is a decent drive from the airport to the resort...

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2Thank b_and_d_nz
Manapouri, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 August 2013

This was our first island holiday and we loved it. Heilala is very clean, very friendly and in a stunning location. We ate at the little restaurant most nights and loved the food which was beautifully presented, light and flavoursome. A couple of times we cooked in the small, basic communal kitchen using food we had brought with us plus...

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2Thank NewBoots10
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 July 2013

We spent five days at Heilala and had a great relaxing time there. We travelled as a family - two couples and one toddler (15 months old) - and while the place is not exactly kids friendly (as their website says: "the only suitable area for kids to be kids (where they can let themselves go ;-) is on the...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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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 

Additional Information about Heilala Holiday Lodge

Address: Palm Avenue | Kanokupolu, Tongatapu Island TBU, Tonga
Region: Tonga > Tongatapu Island
Price Range: $57 - $139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Heilala Holiday Hotel Tongatapu Island
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“Go for a standard Fale as there is big difference to a superior Fale.”
 of 5 bubbles Rachfisher93, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay in the double fales”
 of 5 bubbles Homegrowen, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Take snack foods, difficult to get in Tonga.”
 of 5 bubbles CessKP, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Superior fales near the breakfast room are closest to the sea and may have wifi.”
 of 5 bubbles GMDNZ, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Go for a superior fale if you can afford it”
 of 5 bubbles , 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
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