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Tongatapu island

Ultimate guide (March 2023)
Tongatapu is the main island of Tonga in the South Pacific. There are some pretty beaches, though not as good as in Fiji. The main feature in Tonga is a rich historical background. It is believed, that the first Polynesian settlements were somewhere here. Shore and seabed: sand, rocks. [edit]
This island ranks #3 of the "Best islands in Tonga"
Rating: 7.4 - 197 votes [vote]
Coordinates: -21.144783, -175.161307
See also: Best beaches in Tongatapu

Hotels [edit]

Tongatapu island hosts the most of hotels in Tonga. The best beach resorts are located on small islets just north off the main island. However, most of these islands don't have any accomodation, and are available only as a day-trip destination.

The Tonga's capital Nuku'alofa is located in the north of the island. It has the best choice of hotels in the country, and accommodation rates are very cheap by the stardards of the Oceania.

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How to get there [edit]

Fly to Tonga International Airport (TBU). Next hire a taxi or take a bus.

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When to go [edit]

The best time for a beach holiday in Tonga is a dry cool season from May to October.

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See also other islands nearby:

Tonga, Eua island, beach 7.3
Eua / open » /
35 km to the south-east
Location: Oceania, Tonga
Rating: 7.3 (207 votes)
Tonga, Haʻapai islands, beach 8.5
160 km to the north
Location: Oceania, Tonga
Rating: 8.5 (363 votes)
Tonga, Vava'u island, beach 7.6
300 km to the north-east
Location: Oceania, Tonga
Rating: 7.6 (496 votes)
Fiji, Lau islands, Vatuvara, aerial view 8.4
Lau / open » /
530 km to the north-west
Location: Oceania, Fiji
Rating: 8.4 (748 votes)
Fiji, Taveuni island, beach, palms 8.3
690 km to the north-west
Location: Oceania, Fiji
Rating: 8.3 (612 votes)
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