The island of Tongatapu is Tonga's largest island and is home to over two-thirds of the country's small population. The capital, Nuku'alofa, on the north coast, has a relaxed air and offers a range of good quality accommodation. Highlights include ancient tombs, coastal blowholes and snorkelling.

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Tongatapu is Tonga's largest island and is home to over two-thirds of the country's small population.

Tongatapu is a coral island surrounded by coral reefs. The capital, Nuku'alofa, on the north coast, has a relaxed air, despite the troubles of a few years ago.

There are some interesting places to visit, such as ancient tombs and coastal blowholes, and some nice beaches with good snorkeling. Tongatapu also provides a good opportunity to view a unique culture. There are several small islands to the north of Tongatapu that have been developed into resorts. Nuku'alofa has good quality accommodation as well as guest houses within range of the backpacker.

For more information on where to stay and what to do, visit our Tongatapu directory.

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