The SpaceAt least once In your life , you have to experience the exclusive use of a tropical Dream Island.
FAFARUA Lodge Is a private island and when you rent it, it is reserved exclusively for you. It Is an Isolated place where you can enjoy unspoiled natural beauty In private. The 'motu' is accessible only by boat, a 30 minute ride from the village. It is an over 6 hectares area, planted with a vast coconut grove with places of untouched native vegetation. It Is bounded by the sea on all four sides, with sandy beaches on the lagoon side, a large wild reef on the outer side.
Although far from any civilization, the house will offer you the comfort of a villa : nice furnitures, comfortable bedding, fully equipped kitchen, electricity and running water (hot and cold), fans, mobile telephone network and the internet (on a « tropical speed »….).
The house is built in the typical style of the TUAMOTU. It has three bedrooms, one upstairs with a double bed and two with a double bed and a single one. The rooms are simple and colorful, airy and well-ventilated through natural ventilation, equipped with mosquito nets, fans and cupboards.
The lounge on the ground floor is open and spacious,iIncluding a U-shaped seat, that can provide six extra sleeping places. The dining area will set for ten persons. The kitchen is open and fully-equipped. This is a comfortable family home, very open and friendly.
As usual in Polynesian Islands, near the main house, are a 'fare Potee' (covered outdoor seating and dining area), and a 'fare Pape' (outhouse) with bathroom, toilet and laundry.
Away from the beach and the house, In the interior of the 'motu', there Is a small residential home for the staff which Ensures a constant presence.
As the Island is rented “all Inclusive” transfers from and to the airport are Included. Full catering is provided by the staff of the 'motu'. Meal times, and to the extent possible, the menus, are organized by the hostess according to the guests’ wishes.
We will take pride in preparing as well as the French Cuisine, the typical dishes of the Archipelago and of Polynesia giving a large place to fresh fishes of the lagoon and local products.
Throughout the day, tea, coffee, drinking water, juices and homemade lemonade are available to Guests. Other drinks, sodas, beers, wines and spirits are available and will be charged at the displayed prices.
Our wine cave is stocked well with white and red French wines, as well as Champagne. Don’t hesitate to let us know if you have preferred selection of wine , beer or any alcohol, we will do our best to get it for you.
There are many ways to explore the beautiful TUAMOTU : whether swimming at your exclusive private beach, exploring the surroundings by kayaks or stand up paddle boards, taking long walks on the reef to explor the wonders of coral reefs, stretching as far as the eye can see, or snorkeling In The 'hoa' (or channels) nature’s real-life aquariums. On the island you can enjoy the coolness of the shade from the coconut palms; the typical vegetation of the TUAMOTU as It Is used by the locals for the coconut milk and to make copra (coconut oil).
Located 20 Kilometers from the village, the 'motu' offers serene isolation in a picture-postcard landscape. Due to the round shape of the Atoll, the 'motu' is equidistant from the village, the Channel or the beaches of the long 'motu'. Only a few small boats pass each other from time-to-time going to a fishing spot or a family coconut grove, and do not break the tranquility of the place.
In addition of the many activities you can have on and around the 'motu', exploring the environment, snorkeling, kayaking, stand up paddling, the boat driver will take you to many sights of interest all around the lagoon for « à la carte » and personalized trips like the pink sand beaches, visit of the birds island, swim with the Manta rays and many other places usually accessible only for the inhabitants of the atoll.
For a very unique and personal honeymoon, as well as for a romantic getaway with the one you chose to share this special moment, just the two of you on an isolated Private Island or for a group vacation, sharing with your family or chosen friends the experience of authentic Tuamotu in total privacy, TIKEHAU FAFARUA LODGE Private Island will provide you the ultimate experience of being immersed and secluded in one of the nicest and untouched landscape of the world. Certainly one of the best ways to discover the unforgettable charms of The TUAMOTU Archipelago. Guest AccessComing from outside French Polynesia, your international flight will arrive at the international airport of Papeete (PPT), on the island of Tahiti. Different companies deserve this destination including Air Tahiti Nui (TN), Air France (AF) and Air New Zealand (NZ).
From this airport, you may join the atoll of Tikehau in 50 minutes (in the north west of Tuamotu archipelago), by at least one every day flight.
Depending of your flights time-table, you may have to spend one night in a Hôtel in Tahiti on your arrival or departure trip.
Once in Tikehau, the staff of the private island will welcome you at the airport, and transfer you to the "motu" by car first and by boat (30 minutes).
And then you will arrive in one the most secluded and private place, lost in a tropical island, at the end of the world...and your house is waiting for you. Interaction with GuestsWether if you are in couple or in familial or friend group, the entire private island is reserved only for you.
The staff of the "motu" will provide you with the meals, the house keeping and the maintenance.
The boat of the "motu" is on disposal, with the driver, for everyday excursions or fishing trips.
The staff, mainly composed by natives of the atoll, will be pleased to make you discover the different aspects of the local life and of this fascinating environment.
But for people who want to stay alone, the staff may disappear, after the meals and housekeeping service.
At least one person is present on the "motu", on the back side of the island, for security reasons. The NeighborhoodFafarualodge is a very special place, located at 30 minutes by boat from the village. The neighborhood is composed of uninhabited islets giving you the feeling of being alone in the world. Two or there times a day the silent is broken by the distant noise of a boat passing far off to join another motu for coconut culture.
You will be free to explore the "motu" and the surroundings, with wild sand beaches, marvelous snorkeling spots or the huge wild reef which extends continuous on kilometers.
With the boat of the motu, reserved for you, the staff will also bring you all around the atoll the discover many different places, like the birds island, the Manta Rays spot, the pink sand beaches and also many other places that only local people know and are not accessible for usual tourists. Other Things to NoteOur chief will prepare three meals a day, varying French cuisine and Polynesian recipes, with a large place for fresh fishes of the lagoon, and local products. Local producers provide us with vegetables and honey grown in biological cultures.