• Standard fale (Single/Double/Twin)

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    Our Tongan-style fale is equipped with electric lights, hot points and very comfortable bedding with a mosquito net.


Matafonua Lodge

Matafonua Lodge is the ultimate Pacific holiday destination as it offers beachfront accommodation to travelers.  A place made for sharing and gaining new experiences while relaxing and unwinding either by lazing in a hammock until the next meal-time rolls around or by participating in some of the activities on offer. The resort is located on a quiet Northern tip of Foa Island, only a short flight from the mainland. The peace and tranquility of deserted beaches, uninhabited islands to explore, whale encounters, world-class snorkeling, incredible diving and some of the best swimming beaches in the South Pacific. With its white sand beaches, warm climate and picture perfect lagoon.

Facilities and Services

The Pacific style fales are absolute beachfront and very comfortable. Step off the covered terrace onto the sandy beach  through our lush tropical gardens to the main house. Each Fale comes equipped with an electric lights and power points to charge personal electronic devices.

Our double fales have a king size bed or 2 single beds which can accommodate up to 2 persons. The front room contains the Super-King bed. There is a dividing wall behind the bed (but no door) and the second room (which is behind the divider), contains 2 single beds. All of the bungalows are very comfortable, with toiletries and showers which are shared in a separate building.

There is also a luggage storage and a safety deposit box from our reception area for your personal belongings.

The recreational activities at the lodge includes whale watching, diving, snorkeling, kite boarding, kayaking, and also some cultural tours.  An on-site kite surfing school is also available.


Our staff at Matafonua all come from the local village of Faleloa. We pride ourselves on having the friendliest staff in Tonga, and the food, as is the rest of the experience at Matafonua Lodge, is truly memorable.

TripAdvisor Ranking

Matafonua Lodge has a Certificate of Excellence for its good accommodation and services which is consistently earning great reviews from the travelers. In addition, the lodge has considered as the best hotel in Foa Island and has a total of 357 reviews.

Simple with an unspoiled nature, this is the perfect place. We can make you feel like you enjoy our very best offer.

Please contact us at info@jonestravel.com.to for more information.

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Cancellation / Prepayment

Early checks in and late check-out is available by arrangement.
30-60days prior to arrival-50% or 2nights
14-30days prior to arrival-50%
Within 14days prior to arrival-100%

Group booking if 5+Fale or booking exceeding 10nights will apply the following condition
60+days prior to arrival will incur a 100.00 penalty fees
30-60days prior to arrival will incur 50% of total accommodation charged
Within 30days prior to arrival will incur 100% accommodation charged

Refunds: USD35.00 provided cancellation policy is fully met.


Pets are not allowed.


  • Bar
  • Car Parking
  • First Aid Kit
  • Internet - Wireless
  • Laundry
  • Patio
  • Private Bathroom
  • Restaurant
  • Seating Area
  • Telephone
  • Toiletries


  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Safety deposit box
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily maid service
  • Laundry
  • Bikes available (free)
  • Airport shuttle


  • Whale Watching
  • Snorkeling
  • Paddle boards
  • Cultural Tours
  • Diving
  • Kite boarding
  • Kayaking
  • Bush Walking

Language Spoken

  • English
  • Tongan
  • German

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Tonga Accommodations: Beach Resorts & Tours in Ha’apai

Ha’apai is the way the South Pacific used to be, the peace and tranquillity of deserted beaches, bush trails and uninhabited islands to explore, world class snorkeling and dive sites, whale encounters and some of the best swimming beaches in the South Pacific.

This is a perfect place for savvy travelers looking for natural unspoilt beauty and keen on learning about the local lifestyles.

There are two ways to get to Ha’apai from the main island of Tonga. By flying with Real Tonga, the domestic airline where you can buy your airplane ticket. The other option is taking the ferry which you can buy your ticket from FISA.

Please remember that Sunday is strictly a day of rest with no flights or charters available so make your vacation plans to include Sunday at church, resting on the beach, laying in a hammock or enjoying a cold beverage from the bar at Ha’apai Beach Resort.

Take an authentic island tour and discover the best in Tonga.


Nightlife info

Nightlife infoIf you are looking for bars / nightclub and wine list that speaks for itself, you have come to a wrong place. But if you are looking for peace and tranquility of deserted beaches, nature and it's best, come along to Ha'apai. Ha’apai is the perfect spot to relax, unwind and enjoy the true island experience.

Culture and history info

Culture is not something you pay an entry fee to experience in Ha'apai. It is all around unexploited and alive. Ha'apai became the scene of several notable events in Tongan History. Ha'apai was the first island group to convert to Christianity, it is due to the efforts of convert Taufa'ahau, who was baptized George in 1831 and became the first King of the house of Tupou.
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