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Ha'atafu Beach, Tongatapu Island
(4.5/5 based on 85 reviews on the web)
Run by local surfing gurus, family-operated Ha'atafu Beach has served as a hub for surfers since 1979. The diligent owners provide surfing guests with insider’s knowledge about local breaks, conditions, and weather patterns. Thatched roof bungalows house the limited number of guests the resort allows, providing a quiet atmosphere and uncrowded surfing conditions. Each bungalow is just a short walk from surfing spots, as well as pristine swimming and snorkeling holes. Enjoying mostly east-southeast trade winds offshore, the coastline also benefits from groundswells from winter storm activity in both hemispheres, providing the beach with outstanding conditions for year-round surfing. Ha'atafu Beach is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Nuku'alofa Edition.
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  • dont bother with the town there isnt much. if you want an island holiday stay in this area. I recommend heilala lodge or holtys 
  • Went snorkelling here about 6 times. You need to pick your times around high tide and about 3 hours either side. That gives you 6 hours to play with. Lovely coral, you look for the brilliant stuff, lo...  more »
  • Great place to unwind....or not...lots of water based activities...catch the local bus into the capital!