Vava'u Villas * 5 swim day trips only*
Vava'u Villas is owned and operated by Vanessa and Ian Jones. They've put a lot of heart into their welcoming B&B, and their dedication shows.
Guests stay at Vava'u Villas' brand-new glamping tents. The luxurious, roomy tents each feature an en-suite bathroom. There's also an onsite restaurant, where you can get a fantastic breakfast, lunch or dinner. You can request a regular room if there is availability, but the tents are more appealing and comfortable. Wi-Fi is available for a fee and there is hot water. A taxi into town will cost roughly $5 USD.
Guests can choose from twin share or single occupancy, with the price based on twin sharing. If you would like your own tent there is a single supplement cost of $800 USD for the 7 night/ 5 swim day trips.
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Mystic Sands * 8 swim day trips only*
Mystic Sands is one of the nicest resorts in Vava'u — just check out their amazing reviews on Trip Advisor. The resort is on a private beach and has a pier for picking up guests for whale-watching trips.
Surrounded by tropical gardens, Mystic Sands is a 10-minute drive from town, with is a beachfront restaurant located next door. Guests can make their own meals, as all rooms include a kitchenette with fridge/freezer, microwave, toaster, coffee plunger and a two-burner stove. Hot breakfast is 25 TOP per person.
The resort is located right on the water, giving guests access to kayaking, SUPs, snorkeling and other water activities. Pick up for the whale swims happens right at the resort's dock, making things a bit easier.
Guests can choose from twin share or single occupancy, with the price based on twin sharing. If you would like your own room there is a single supplement cost of $1600 USD, space permitting.
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Please remember that Tonga is a developing country. From accommodations to food choices, things are simple here. Our guests are coming to swim up-close with humpback whales, so if your main objective is to relax on a sandy beach or stay in a luxurious resort, Tonga is not for you.