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This island is magical.Only a short flight from New Zealand.A rental car is a must.Great cafes... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Northland Region, New Zealand
great little beach with bonus awesome cafe!

the best beach and cafe combo out of all the options on the island (Utuko/crazy Ugas... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Sam E
Auckland, New Zealand
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| close to Falepipi Bush Rd, Tuapa, Niue
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Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Hio Beach is one of very few sandy beaches on Niue. We went swimming here recently and thought it a lovely spot. Quite an easy access , also very handy to the great Hio Cafe!

Thank Judave
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This island is magical.Only a short flight from New Zealand.A rental car is a must.Great cafes, snorkling,and sights to see Caves also.Take study shoes.The Hio Cafe a BIG MUST VISIT.Out standing food and owners, also a beautiful dog.Matavi Resort excellent to stay. Great host and...More

Thank leelina
Reviewed 9 August 2018

the best beach and cafe combo out of all the options on the island (Utuko/crazy Ugas & Tamakautoga/Oki Oki) fab food, great sunsets, lovely sand and the same great snorkelling as everywhere on Niue :) family friendly and a great time had by the 5...More

Thank Sam E
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Another lovely little bay with short walk to access it. Nice to actually sit on some sand rather than rock and nice place to snorkel at the right tide.

Thank ElaineT007
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Delicious Nutritious Friendliest Authentic Niuean Kai Night Thursdays Awesome Hosts Toni & Victoria 😍

Thank kiwimomma335
Reviewed 20 January 2018

The photo supplied is a photo of Tamakautoga Beach. The beach at Hio is longer and has beautiful reef pools around to the right. And, as mentioned in the title, snorkelling and swimming in the the pools is potentially brilliant but totally dependent on tide,...More

Thank suzannegae
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Park at the top, there is a fresh water tap there to wash off the salt water. Like most other sea tracks on Niue, there is some steps down to the beach, one of the few sandy beaches (but largest) on Niue. For snorkelers, it...More

Thank Found_Lost_Key
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We went at high tide, was very rough. I dont recommend taking little kids there at high tide. Was a very good snorkelling place tho.

Thank Danielle R
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Hio beach is Niue’s biggest beach, which is not to say that it is big. It rests in a small alcove filled with golden coloured sand. At low tide you can walk around to the right of the beach and you will discover the most...More

Thank Ainsley D
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Just down from the superb Hio Cafe this bay is great for snorkelling at low tide or swimming at hide tide.

Thank tfdivers
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