The Top Accommodations in Niue with Cooking Facilities
With a good selection of grocery stores, the Niue Market to get local produce, and fishing charters to catch dinner, there’s not much reason not to cook your own meals in Niue (except because the restaurants are amazing, but you certainly don’t need to eat out every night). Luckily, all but two accommodations on the island have self-catering facilities, but some are more complete than others. With that in mind, we’ve put together a list of the best self-catering accommodation in Niue with the most complete kitchens. That way, you’ll find it easy, better yet, enjoyable to spruce up your own meals!
How to Book Accommodation in Niue
With only a rare few accommodations in Niue having websites, it might not be entirely obvious how to book a place to stay in Niue. We include booking links where available, but to learn more about booking accommodations over the phone or via Facebook Messenger, check out our complete guide on How to Book Accommodation in Niue.
1. Namukulu Cottages
One, two and three-bedroom cottages (and a sleepout for larger groups) are nestled in tropical bush surrounding an outdoor swimming pool at the Namukulu Cottages – all of which are equipped with full kitchens which are a joy to cook in. Make use of the full-sized refrigerator, microwave, stovetop and multiple ceiling fans to keep things breezy while you’re cooking. What’s more, there’s a hooded barbecue on your private deck for more cooking options during your stay, as well as a pizza oven. See more stays like this in the 10 Best Family Accommodations in Niue.
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2. Yolos Accommodation
Just about the only tourist accommodation in Niue with a separate room for the kitchen, Yolos Accommodation in Alofi North is worth considering if you want to self-cater. You will have ample space in the kitchen of this two-bedroom cottage with a table to work on in the centre of the kitchen, an oven, stovetop, full-sized refrigerator, a kettle and other bits and bobs. You’re also a super short drive or cycle away from Alofi should you need to pick up supplies. See more accommodations like this in the 10 Best Budget Accommodations in Niue.
Couples or a couple of friends travelling together will love these colourfully-painted cottages on the oceanfront of Avatele, not only for the location but for how easy it is to self-cater. Each studio cottage has a kitchen with a gas stovetop, full-sized fridge, kettle, coffee pot and more. What’s more, there is a small outside communal area equipped with a barbecue and a pizza oven to enjoy. Learn more about this property and more like it in the 10 Most Romantic Honeymoon Accommodations in Niue.
4. Lau’s Getaway
These two luxury villas elevated on the clifftops provide more kitchen goodies than you ever thought you needed, from the espresso machine to a gourmet breakfast hamper to start your trip. Lau’s Getaway is a suitable stay for couples wanting to make use of the full downstairs kitchen which includes a full oven and stovetop, a full-sized fridge, microwave, herbs and spices and even a welcome bottle of wine on your arrival. See the 10 Best Luxury Accommodations in Niue for more like this.
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5. Tuaga Lodge
The new kid on the block, Tuaga Lodge is a contemporary boutique lodge with three attached units: two self-contained studios and a two-bedroom unit in between. The contemporary accommodation in the heart of Alofi boasts well-equipped open-plan kitchens (studios with stovetops and the two-bedroom with a full oven), ensuite bathrooms and tasteful Niuean-inspired decor. There’s a communal laundry room, as well as barbecues and a wraparound deck to enjoy the evening sun. Guests are treated to complimentary snorkelling gear, as well as irresistible activity packages with your hosts who also operate fishing charters, snorkelling and whale swimming tours. This one also ranks in the 10 Best Boutique Accommodations in Niue.
6. Taoke Fales
Stay on the “alternative” side of the island, on the wild east coast of Niue at Taoke Fales. Based in the village of Lakepa, Taoke Fales offers three bungalows nestled in a beautiful and peaceful coconut grove. It’s the ideal place to stargaze away from civilisation yet have close access to the ocean via nearby sea tracks. As for cooking facilities, the bungalows have kitchenette facilities, complete with an electric stovetop, microwave, well-kept cooking utensils, as well as a barbecue. They even provide a few breakfast-adjacent items to get you started.
7. Petite Hatava
This might be a “petite” accommodation for two, but Petite Hatava still provides you with a small but good kitchen to make the most of the nearby Swanson Supermarket. A full oven, stovetop, kettle and more are available to enjoy evening meals on your private verandah that captures stunning sunsets. Guests also receive a breakfast starter pack and a bottle of wine on arrival.
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A contemporary two-bedroom home in Alofi North, Anakule’s main feature is its central open-plan kitchen and dining area. You’ll never complain about not having space in the large kitchen with an oven and electric stove. While it’s possible to hire the entire home, there’s also the option to rent out just one of the guest rooms and make use of the kitchen communally. See more options in town in the 10 Best Holiday Homes in Alofi.
9. Aleki Guesthouse
A series of affordable units with tempting car rental packages, Aleki Guesthouse offers a self-contained stay in Avatele. Stay in a studio, one-bedroom or two-bedroom unit with the basic essentials. The kitchenette has a fridge, microwave, toaster and kettle, while there’s also a communal outdoor kitchen should you want to cook up a storm. What’s more, a rental car is also included in your stay. Aleki Guesthouse is just a three-minute walk from Avatele Beach, ideal for snorkelling at low to mid tide. See more accommodations like this in the 10 Best Guesthouses & B&Bs in Niue.
10. Heleni Jessop’s Fatahega
If travelling to Niue on a budget, make sure to check out Heleni Jessop’s Fatahega. Not only is this guesthouse super affordable, but the hosts are extremely friendly. The guesthouse is conveniently located just a short walk from Alofi town centre nearby all the grocery stores you could need, while the house itself has a communal kitchen with two separate cooking areas and bathroom facilities. It doesn’t pretend to be flashy but just provides everything the budget traveller may need while staying in one of their double, triple or family rooms. See more stays like this in the 5 Best Backpacker Accommodations in Niue.
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More About Self-Catering Accommodations in Niue
That’s it for the best self-catering accommodations in Niue, but there are far more stays with kitchens scattered around the island. Find some more listed in the articles below:
Now check out The 30 Best Accommodations in Niue so you can see how these stays compare.