Niue's small capital on the island's western coast can easily be seen in an hour. The only "sight" is the Fale Fono (Parliament buildings), which has an interesting display of ancient tapa
(bark) cloth. But plan a little extra time to chat with the residents, enjoy the scenery along Alofi Bay and browse the various shops and stores. At low tide, the coral reef near the wharf forms tidal pools that are safe to swim in.
Opaahi, a spot on the shore halfway between the hospital and the Fale... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2016 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.