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Private beach, sailing, kayaking, fishing
Private beach, sailing, kayaking, fishing

Guest reviews

4.6 out of 5 Wonderful
64 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Room service
24/7 Front Desk

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing


Explore the area

Popular LocationAncient Tonga19 min walk
Popular LocationVaiola Hospital19 min drive

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About this area

Fafa Island

Fafa Island Resort is located on a private beach and in an area with good airport proximity. Local points of interest include Ancient Tonga and Vaiola Hospital. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including whale watching.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Ancient Tonga - 19 min walk
  • Vaiola Hospital - 19 min drive


  • Open Air — 1 min walk

About this property

Fafa Island Resort

Beachfront resort with relaxing spa services
Along with a private beach, this smoke-free resort has a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Other amenities include massage/treatment rooms, concierge services and laundry facilities. All 14 individually furnished rooms feature Select Comfort beds and private yards. Other amenities available to guests include furnished balconies, fridges and room service (during limited hours).
Fafa Island Resort offers 14 forms of accommodation with a safe and a ceiling fan. Rooms open to furnished balconies. Each accommodation is individually furnished. Select Comfort beds feature premium bedding. Bathrooms include a shower, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and in-room massages can be requested.
Recreational amenities at the resort include a private beach.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge


  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Library
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian


  • Garden
  • Private beachfront location
  • Terrace


  • Body scrubs
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massages
  • Massage/treatment rooms


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Ceiling fan
  • Linens
  • Premium bedding
  • Select comfort bed


  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Fridge

Outdoor space

  • Furnished balcony
  • Garden


  • In-room massage
  • Individually furnished
  • Safe



Check-in time starts at noon


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Airport shuttle transfer per adult: TOP 60 (one way)

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties
Guests must transfer via boat and shuttle to the property; guests must contact the property at least 72 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

Fafa Island Resort
Fafa Island Hotel Fafa Island
Fafa Island Resort Resort
Fafa Island Resort Fafa Island
Fafa Island Resort Resort Fafa Island

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Fafa Island Resort and receive a full refund?
Yes, Fafa Island Resort offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Fafa Island Resort cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Fafa Island Resort?
As of 22 Sep 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Fafa Island Resort on 5 Oct 2020 start from NZ$511, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Fafa Island Resort pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Fafa Island Resort?
This resort doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at Fafa Island Resort?
Check-in begins at noon.
What time is check-out at Fafa Island Resort?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Does Fafa Island Resort provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle.
Where is Fafa Island Resort located?
Nestled on the beach, this Fafa Island resort is 1 mi (1.5 km) from Ancient Tonga and 5.2 mi (8.4 km) from Vaiola Hospital.
64 reviews
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4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Poor
1 - Terrible




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
I booked this resort far in advance based on the great reviews. The resort contacted me about 10 days before arrival and claimed I had I cancelled my reservation. I immediately contacted them to confirm I did not cancel and I planned to check-in unless prohibited by travel restrictions. Shortly thereafter they closed the resort and cancelled my reservation but refused to refund my payment or give me a credit for a future visit. It is definitely unusual times, but they acted unethically by claiming I had cancelled the reservation because they had already decided to close the resort to protect their staff from coronavirus, but did not want to refund my payment. I understand their decision to protect their staff, but I can't accept their decision to not refund my payment or provide a credit for a future visit since they decided to cancel my reservation, not me. The resort may be nice (I will never know for sure), but they acted unethically in this situation while most hotels were offering expanded cancellation policies due to the coronavirus. Consequently, I would suggest you book elsewhere if you are planning a trip to Tonga.
Stayed 4 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Good also for solo travellers!
Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
We really enjoyed this stay, there was a group of 3 of us fo 3 nights and totally recommend it.
Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Upgrade to superior fale on arrival which was great. We just needed a week away from high-pressure jobs in a place with quality accomodation and service and hassle-free, which Fafa delivered in spades. Only downside was not being able to heat water in fale during the day, which other resorts allow.
Stayed 7 nights in Jun 2019

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