Mounu Private Island Resort - Tonga

This is the perfect place for a vacation. Our Pacific island is situated to the south of the Vava'u Archipelago. Located in one of the world’s most beautiful areas is this intimate, vacation hideaway. Mounu is the southern most inhabited island in the Vava'u group. An idyllic South Pacific, picture-perfect 6.5 acre coral atoll is fringed with white coral sands and surrounded by spectacular coral reefs, and is a fantastic spot to enjoy a number of water sports we have on offer.

We have created this tropical paradise retreat ensuring we have minimal impact on the environment. With comfortable accommodation, a large variety of water and land based activities, delicious organic cuisine, stunning scenery and a dedicated team to cater to your needs you will find Mounu Island Resort the perfect Island Escape.

Our Fales

Mounu accommodation consists of two standard fales, one superior private fales (fale is the tongan word for house – pronounced farlay) and one honeymoon suite. Each fale is situated on its own piece of private waters edge providing breathtaking views of the surrounding islands and reefs.

The architecture of the fale is a modern version of the traditional Tongan fale combining coconut pole structure with a shingle roof, and large ceilings for maximum air flow.

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Our Facilities

The main complex houses, the restaurant and the Moby Dick bar, office, well stocked library and guest toilets.  Communications to the outside world are by mobile telephone, VHF radio and we have wireless internet connection so you can work if you so desire.

Mounu utilizes solar power to supply 12, 24, 110 and 240volt.  We carry adapters so your camera/phone/video can be charged in the main building.  Rain water is collected at the main complex and double filtered for drinking.

Pathways through the bush connect you to the main complex.  We have a planting programme underway on the island with native Kauri, Cedar and Mahogany being planted.

Mounu in Tongan means ‘bait fish’.  Huge schools of sardines congregate in the shallow waters around the Island.  The Humpback Whales can be spotted from your fale from the months of July – October.  Turtles have been known to nest on the Island during the Summer months.

Owners Allan, Lyn and Kirsty Bowe and their wonderful Tongan staff welcome you to share their little piece of paradise.

Our Address

  • Address:  Private Box 7, Neiafu, Vava'u, Tonga
  • Phone:  +676 886 6403
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