- Discover Tonga
- Where is Tonga?
- History of the Kingdom of Tonga
- Currency of the Kingdom of Tonga
- Religion in Tonga
- Language in Tonga
Malo e lelei and welcome to the friendly Kingdom of Tonga, an aripelago of 176 beautiful islands scattered over 700,00 square kilometers in the South Pacific ocean. The Waterfront Café and Lodge, in the capital city Nuku'alofa, is the perfect location to start your exploration and discovery of the marvels of this tropical country.
A well informed traveller is a happy traveller so, to help you know more and to give you an essential background about the friendly islands, we've decided to include this mini travel guide on our website. New content will be added often as there are many things to say but we'll try to keep everything short to allow you more time to enjoy and prepare your trip to our magical shores.
Where is Tonga and how can you get there?
Tonga is an arcipelago in the South Pacific ocean, comprising of 176 islands coral and volcanic (52 are inhabited), stretched over a north-south line over 700 square kilometers...
History of the Kingdom of Tonga
An Austronesian-speaking group linked to the archaeological construct known as the Lapita cultural complex reached and colonised Tonga around 1500–1000 BCE...
Currency of the Kingdom of Tonga
The pa'anga is the currency of Tonga. It is controlled by the National Reserve Bank of Tonga (Pangike Pule Fakafonua 'o Tonga) in Nuku'alofa...
Religions in the Kingdom of Tonga
Everyday life is heavily influenced by Polynesian traditions and especially by the Christian faith; for example, all commerce and entertainment activities cease from midnight Saturday until midnight Sunday...
Language in the Kingdom of Tonga
The Tongan language is the official language of the islands, along with English (which is spoken by most of the staff of each hotel and in the main centers)...