Overlooking a lagoon, Matafonua Lodge offers beachfront accommodations in Lotofoa. The property has 2 boats, which are used for guest diving and whale watching tours. An on-site kite surfing school is available. Free WiFi and free breakfast are provided daily.

Guests can enjoy a drink at the on-site bar or restaurant which offers a mix of fresh fish, lobster and Western-style meals. The property also offers special diet menus.

The property has water sports facilities and free use of bicycles is available. Other activities include the use of a children's playground, treehouse and trampoline, fishing, horse riding and bushwalking,

There are also a variety of restaurants and shops only 20 minutes' drive away.

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Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

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Host Review Score 9.7

Matafonua Lodge is a small, family run boutique style resort offering beachfront accommodation on the northern tip of Foa Island. Being on the eastern side of the island we are exposed to tradewinds offering cooling breezes for sleeping and keeping mosquitos at bay. Spend your days on our spectacular beach and shallow lagoon teaming with tropical fish life, which is said to offer some of the best snorkeling here in the Kingdom. Free wifi and complimentary breakfast are offered on the deck overlooking the lagoon. Our fully licensed restaurant offers daily specials of fresh fish, lobster and a good mix of western cuisines. Special dietary needs are also catered for. Complimentary kayaks, bikes and snorkel equipment are offered. Our dive center is based at the resort and offers daily boat excursions for divers and snorkelers to nearby reefs and atolls. We have a children's playground, treehouse and trampoline and offer fishing, horse riding and bushwalking, We have an onsite Kiteboarding school with a certified IKO instructor. For experienced Kiteboarders the lagoon offers a large playground and good access to our regular trade winds right in front of your fale.

Languages spoken: Afrikaans, German, English, Spanish, French, Italian

Closest Airports
  • Salote Pilolevu Airport
    5.6 miles
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1 Restaurant On Site


    Food: Local, International

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of Matafonua Lodge
  • Towels
  • Shared toilet
  • Shared bathroom
  • Linens
Sit back and relax
  • Beachfront
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Room Amenities
Extra comfort
  • Clothes rack
  • Mosquito net
  • Private entrance
Outdoor & View
Enjoy the view
  • Ocean view
Services & Extras
  • Wake-up service
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Beach
  • Water sports facilities on site
  • Snorkeling
  • Diving Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
  • Windsurfing Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Packed lunches
  • Bar
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Bikes available (free)
Front Desk Services
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Playground
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Safe
Common Areas
  • Library
  • Designated smoking area
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
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Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

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From 1:00 PM

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Until 10:00 AM


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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 16 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa Matafonua Lodge accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that this property does not accept payments with American Express credit cards.

Transfers are available to and from Ha'apai Airport. These are charged 30 NZD per guest return. Please inform the Matafonua Lodge in advance if you want to use this service, using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

Please inform Matafonua Lodge of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Matafonua Lodge

  • Check-in at Matafonua Lodge is from 1:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Matafonua Lodge has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Matafonua Lodge is 2.3 miles from the center of Lotofoa.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Matafonua Lodge (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Parking
    • Free parking

  • Guests staying at Matafonua Lodge can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

  • The prices at Matafonua Lodge may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Matafonua Lodge offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Playground
    • Snorkeling
    • Library
    • Diving
    • Canoeing
    • Windsurfing
    • Beachfront
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Beach
    • Bikes available (free)