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Vakaloa Beach Resort

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Kanokupolu | Ikalahi Rd, Tongatapu Island 676, Tonga
+676 41-233
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (5 reviews)
“friday night” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Polynesian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
Kanokupolu | Ikalahi Rd, Tongatapu Island 676, Tonga
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1 - 10 of 51 reviews

Reviewed November 22, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I are from Australia and wedded at Vakaloa beach resort in November 2018. I am half caste and my husband full Australian, the wedding was the perfect combination of cultures in the most beautiful setting. Un-traditionally we decided to have our Ceremony...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Melissa G
JohnT2920, Manager at Vakaloa Beach Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your honest feedback, hope to see you again in the near future. Malo John

Reviewed November 11, 2018

Great banquet showcasing Tongan generous and warm hospitality. The place was packed with Tongan families and only a few tourists. Great laughter and enjoyment as various guests got up on stage and danced, birthday announcements and dedications were made. The banquet was very generous with...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Peter11Melbourne
JohnT2920, Manager at Vakaloa Beach Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your honest feedback and hope to see you again in the near future. Malo John

Reviewed September 8, 2018

You are utterly the very best. I mean seriously you rented me a car at a very low rate, you did'nt want my cc. Your island nights are Wed and Friday are brilliant, lots of nice food and sensational entertainment. You guys are AWESOME. I'm...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Denis525
JohnT2920, General Manager at Vakaloa Beach Resort, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

Thank you for your honest feedback. Malo John

Reviewed August 28, 2018

we went along for the buffet night meals are served after 8 pm which didnt really suit us as we were told to be there by 7pm . meal was ok but a big crowd and very loud

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Chris D
JohnT2920, General Manager at Vakaloa Beach Resort, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

Thank you for your honest feedback, our doors are open at 7pm to allow the guest for arrival for the 8pm dinner. Unfortunately we average between 200 to 450 people every Wednesdays and Friday night with 95 percent of the guest being locals. Malo John

Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

We were staying 3 nights in the hotel and the restaurant. We felt to be warmly welcomed. The biggest honour for us was,to stay in the local wedding on saturday night. The local dances were impressing, the buffet delicious. Remarkable also how good the ressort...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank birgit_rachid
John T, Owner at Vakaloa Beach Resort, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Thank you Birgit for your honest feedback, hope to see you again in the near future. Malo John

Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

I’ve heard so many fun and entertaining stories of fellow Tongan-Australians who’ve been to this resort and I finally got to experience it. Amazing entertainment, the views from the resort onto the beach are breath-taking. Food was good and the staff were super friendly and...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Sosaia T
John T, Owner at Vakaloa Beach Resort, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Thank you for your honest feedback, this will help us improve in the future. Malo John

Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

We went on a Wednesday evening with a largish group. The DJ and singer was so loud I couldn't have a conversation with the person beside me. When the buffet was served it was chaos and a free for all to get to the 2...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Guildfordkiwi
John T, Manager at Vakaloa Beach Resort, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2018

Thank you for your honest feedback. Malo John

Reviewed January 19, 2018

We came here on a Friday night for what we thought was going to be a cultural night. It didn't turn out to ba a cultural night but it was an entertaining evening nevertheless with a full buffet, good entertainment and a good insight into...More

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank tropicgirl39
JohnT2920, General Manager at Vakaloa Beach Resort, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

Thank you for your honest feedback. Malo John

Reviewed January 7, 2018

Amazing entertainment, delicious food, and great staff. i would highly recommend this to everyone. Its beautiful.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank harryl1580
JohnT2920, General Manager at Vakaloa Beach Resort, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

Thank you for the honest feedback. Malo John

Reviewed November 16, 2017 via mobile

This was a welcoming and entertaining venue. The traditional Tongan dance was blended with some Western tongue in cheek humour. The food was very tastey and filling with a feast of fish, curries, and usual whole pig to enjoy.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Stanthorpe
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Exploration16476
September 3, 2018|
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Response from Chris D | Reviewed this property |
the service is always on island time so some times they answer most of the time no one is there
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Howard B
July 21, 2015|
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Response from JohnT2920 | Property representative |
Vakaloa Beach Resort operates buffet every Wednesday and Friday nights.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Polynesian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Monday
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kanokupolu | Ikalahi Rd, Tongatapu Island 676, Tonga
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Tonga  >  Tongatapu Island
  • Phone Number: +676 41-233
  • E-mail
Description
Buffet dinner and entertainment every Wednesday and Friday nights $40 TOP per adult and $25 TOP for kids between 2 to 10 years of age.
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