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Simi Valley, California
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Herwig, Marcos and the other staff at Reef Resort made sure that we enjoyed our stay, and we certainly did. The secluded location and gorgeous view of the water created the perfect stay in paradise. The room was fantastic, as was the food and conversation with excellent company. If we are ever lucky enough to find ourselves in Vava'u again,...

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HerwigReefResort, Manager at Reef Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely feedback, we are so happy that you enjoyed your time with us and we hope to see you back at the resort one day in the future. Regards Herwig

Moss Vale, Australia
Reviewed 21 August 2016

From the moment we arrived at Reef Resort, Herwig did everything to make our stay most enjoyable. He went out of his way to take us out for the perfect snorkelling adventure and also put the small boat with master and crew at our disposal for a trip to the Swallow Cave and a snorkel on the other side of...

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HerwigReefResort, Manager at Reef Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely feedback, we are so happy that you enjoyed your time with us and we hope to see you back at the resort one day in the future. Regards Herwig

Sydney
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We stayed at Reef resort for 4 nights and could have stayed longer. The resort is in beautiful location with a stunning lagoon on the doorstep, the rooms are large and have everything that you need. Herwig, the owner is proud of the resort and it is contagious. The food was great, 3 courses every night and I must mention...

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HerwigReefResort, Manager at Reef Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely feedback, we are so happy that you enjoyed your time with us and we hope to see you back at the resort one day in the future. Regards Herwig

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 August 2016

This is different and unique in Tonga: Austrian owner with Germanic chef and Tongan team. Service level second to none, cuisine a la European, but in the middle of Tonga: we had a whale passing by at breakfast! We had beautiful snorkelling at 10 minutes swim from the resort. We had a private sailing lesson from the owner (ex European...

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HerwigReefResort, Manager at Reef Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely feedback, we hope to see you back at the resort one day. Regards Herwig

Reviewed 15 August 2016

We didn't stay at the resort, but how I wish we would! We just stopped by on our kayaking trip to have a beer and got to try the best berry cake ever! We so enjoyed our visit so much, that we came back the next day for more beer and cake. Awesome!

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HerwigReefResort, Manager at Reef Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, we hope to see you back at the resort one day to stay with us. Regards Herwig

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 30 July 2016

My husband and I have recently returned from 7 nights at Reef Resort. There are many things that make this resort so special, but two of them are the host, Herwig and the chef, Marcus. The attention to detail for guest’s requests by Herwig and the amazing cooking by Marcus, is out of this world. Also, all staff that we...

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Thank you for your gracious feedback and we hope to see you back at the resort one day in the future. Regards Herwig

Sydney
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

All the reviews that Tonga isn't for everyone is so true. If you're the type not requiring gold bling luxury, air con when a constant breeze will do, butler service, and kids club,... Then this is a wonderful place. Our family of four with two kids aged 9 and 5 loved this place. Good fun, lots to do and relaxing....

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Reviewed 31 May 2016

Yes this place is better than excellent, don't stay anywhere else! The Hosts and staff at the reef did everything to make our stay amazing. We still talk about the amazing food and hospitality. We ordered every course at dinner because they were too good to miss one. The resort its self has some great snorkelling right out the front,...

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Reviewed 3 January 2016

My partner and I booked the "Luxury" Tour in Tonga with Whaleswim Adventures and our final island accommodation was at the Reef Resort. What amazing hosts, food and accommodation!! When our group of 8 arrived at the wharf we were greeted like long lost friends, and it was like that for our whole stay. Everyday we went swimming with the...

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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 30 August 2015

The Reef Resort stands in a class of its own in Vava'u. Sure it is more remote from the main centre of Vava'u but that is one of it's good points. The owners, Renate and Josef, make you feel welcome from the time they greet you on the jetty and it keeps getting better. The food, the service, the friendly...

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Thank you for your lovely feedback, we are so happy that you enjoyed your time with us and we hope to see you back at the resort one day in the future. Regards Herwig

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Reef Resort is a wonderful, boutique resort located on a tranquil island in beautiful Vava'u. The resort has four stunning bungalows (fales) each with air conditioning, private decks, walk-in showers, tea/coffee making facilities, refrigerator and the most amazing sea views. Finished to a high standard with tasteful furnishings and a modern feel, The crystal clear waters provide brilliant snorkelling and one of the best snorkelling spots in Vava'u, the Japanese Gardens, is just off the beach. ... more   less 

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Address: Kapa Island | Private Bag 11, Neiafu, Tonga
Region: Tonga > Vava'u Islands > Neiafu
Price Range: $336 - $581 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Note that free wi-fi is available in the bar/lounge/restaurant area.”
 of 5 bubbles RJH_11, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
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“Wifi available in the lounge area”
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“I believe that all rooms are good, it would just depend on where you would prefer to be located.”
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