Kid-friendly Accommodation in Niue
Where should you stay in Niue with children? The “Rock of the Pacific” presents a number of family-friendly accommodation to suit a range of styles. Stay in a polished resort with a pool, restaurant and the works or find your own quiet piece of paradise by staying in one of the many family holiday homes. That’s not to mention considering the motels with private access to natural swimming holes and budget self-contained units! We go through some of your best options in this list of family accommodation in Niue!
1. Scenic Matavai Resort
The one and only resort in Niue is an obvious go-to for families. From the welcome drinks to daily cultural entertainment, your family will be well looked after. There’s also something to do at the Scenic Matavai Resort, which features two outdoor swimming pools, a pool bar, a restaurant and elevated decks to watch whales and dolphins from (binoculars are available). As for the rooms, families will find ample space in the interconnecting rooms with a choice of coastal bush, ocean and clifftop views. Rooms have all your standard international-style hotel amenities, as well as a private deck or patio.
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2. Matapa Guest House
The first of many family-friendly holiday homes scattered across Niue, the Matapa Guesthouse is ideally located by some of Niue’s top swimming spots, whale watching sites and sea tracks. Located in Hikutavake, the Matapa Guesthouse is a small yet comfortable two-bedroom house with a double bed in each bedroom. The house has a modern shower room and an open-plan kitchen, dining area and lounge, ideal for entertaining the family. Your hosts offer cultural lessons should you want to get more out of your holiday, while the swimming pool of the Matapa Chasm is within walking distance.
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3. Namukulu Cottages
With something for families of three to tribes of six, you’re bound to find a cottage to suit at the Namakulu Cottages. Located nearby child-friendly swimming spots like the Limu Pools, Namakulu Cottages offers modern and airy one and two-bedroom bungalows. Enjoy family time in the spacious open-plan layout with kitchen facilities and deck with a barbecue, as well as by the outdoor swimming pool. Guests also have access to bike hire, flatscreen TV, and free use of beach towels.
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4. Scenic Matavai Apartments & Villas
A confusion for many visitors, the Scenic Matavai Apartments and Villas are, in fact, 1.5km (one mile) away from the Scenic Matavai Resort. Nevertheless, guests can still use all of the facilities of the resort, as well as the facilities provided at this oceanfront apartment complex. The timber-lined apartments can be connected to make two-bedroom apartments, ideal for families, while a three-bedroom villa sleeps up to six guests. An outdoor swimming pool is also available at this accommodation. Plus, all apartments have self-catering facilities.
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5. Lolani’s Retreat
Stay in a recently-built family home in the village of Makefu. The two-bedroom and two-bathroom Lolani’s Retreat has all the space most families need, with rooms featuring an open-plan kitchen and breakfast bar, a modern shower room, lounge furniture, a bedroom with a king-sized bed and a bedroom with a double and a single bed. Enjoy relaxing on your private wraparound deck, as well as nearby access to west coast swimming spots and sea tracks. On the property is also a private-access cave which your hosts will take you to to check out the uga (coconut crabs).
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6. Damiana’s Motel
An affordable holiday home in Avatele, close to attractions like the Washaway Cafe and Avatele Beach, Damiana’s Motel offers a small collection of motel units suitable for families. Each unit has one bedroom with a double bed, as well as an open-plan lounge, kitchen and dining area with two single beds. Guests are offered complimentary use of bikes, paid WiFi, laundry facilities and a peaceful location with lawns for the kids to roam. See more accommodation options like this in the 10 Best Budget Accommodation in Niue.
7. Kaliki Lodge
For two families travelling together or large tribes, Kaliki Lodge provides more than enough space. The three-bedroom holiday home in Namukulu Village sleeps up to nine guests across one bunk bed, two double beds, one queen bed and one trundler bed. The attractive timber lodge has a spacious lounge, dining area and full kitchen, as well as an outside deck with a barbecue. A special feature is the clifftop viewing area on the property with outdoor furniture to relax and watch the whales (July-September/October) and dolphins. See more accommodations like this in the 10 Best Luxury Accommodation in Niue.
8. Anaiki Motel
Stay in one of the one-bedroom units of the Anaiki Motel where you’ll have direct access to the Avaiki Caves as your unique accommodation swimming pool! The modern and tidy units sleep up to four guests and feature a small kitchenette with a fridge, microwave, mini-oven and stove-top. Guests receive a breakfast starter pack including fresh fruit on arrival and can enjoy amazing views of the Pacific Ocean from the clifftop deck. Find this motel located in Makefu.
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9. Yolos Accommodation Alofi
For families wishing to stay a little closer to the main town of Niue, Yolos Accommodation in Alofi North is a two-bedroom cottage with a spacious garden. The bedrooms feature a queen bed and a double bed, while the large kitchen with an oven is ideal for preparing family meals. Keep the kids entertained with the free WiFi (capped at 7Gb), the TV with satellite channels and a short walk to popular sea tracks, like Vaila Cave and the Togalupo Sea Track. Find more accommodation in Alofi in the 10 Best Family Accommodation in Alofi.
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A modern holiday home in Alofi North, Anakule is conveniently located for an easy stay in Niue. The home features two bedrooms, each with a king-sized bed and an ensuite bathroom. You’ll find yourselves spending most of your time here in the central communal area with a large contemporary kitchen, lounge and dining area. A single bed can be added to one of the bedrooms on request.
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More About Family Accommodation in Niue
- The Guide to Alofi for Families
- 10 Essential Tips for Travelling to Niue With Children
- 8 Best Sea Tracks & Places to Swim in Niue for Kids
That’s it for the best family accommodations in Niue. See how these stays compare to The 30 Best Accommodations in Niue.