Ha'atafu Beach, Tongatapu Island

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Beach · Nature / Park
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. Our Nuku'alofa tour itinerary planner makes visiting Ha'atafu Beach and other Nuku'alofa attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • This is one of the few places along the exposed coast were you can surf or swim out to the drop off safely. You can see whales from shore in whale season especially in the evening. If you swim out to....  more »
  • We stayed at Heilala Holiday Lodge with this beautiful beach as frontage. There was lovely white sand to sit on and some coral and fish to enjoy when snorkeling. There were some trees to get a bit of....  more »
  • Secluded, white sand beach. Perfect for lounging, swimming, and snorkeling.
  • Ha'atafu beach is amazing and Ha'atafu Resort is the gem of the beach . If you're going to Tonga I highly recommend you stay with the Tongan family at Ha'atafu Resort. Their feast dinner is just so amazing …

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