Independent review of Palm Tree Island Resort in the Kingdom of Tonga

Palm Tree Island Resort Tonga showing picture of Eua beach

Niuatoputapu: probably the most remote holiday destination you'll ever visit. A dot in the middle of the Pacific: part of Tonga yet closer to Samoa. So remote indeed that few Tongans themselves have ever visited. Uncommercialized. Unspoilt. Just one resort on the island, accommodating a maximum of eight people, in the South Pacific as it used to be.

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Room Information

Situated on an otherwise uninhabited island just offshore from Niuatoputapu, Palm Tree Island Resort offers accommodation in independent bungalows with private facilities, all situated on the beach with a view of Tafahi, the extinct volcanic cone across the sea. We have four cottages, each with a queen size bed and we can add an extra single or two for young children at no extra cost. The cottages all have their own toilet/shower room with hot water, but no cooking facilities.

The Beach & Lagoon

There is good swimming and snorkelling within the lagoon, and on Niuatoputapu itself some enjoyable hikes with splendid views.

The resort has a small restaurant, and specialise in fresh fish and bicycles are available for guests' use. For the more energetic it's possible to cross to Tafahi with a local fisherman and trek to the summit.