The Essentials Of Tikehau
1. The motus on the lagoon
A trip to the lagoon is essential to feel the harmony of the atoll. Exploring the wild islets is an exceptional adventure. You can enjoy a moment of relaxation on a motu with pink sand as well as a swim in the company of the aquatic fauna. The experience can be done alone or in a group, by boat or kayak.
If the islets are not inhabited by humans, they are nevertheless inhabited by a surprising fauna. Called “the island of birds”, the motu Puarua is a real nature reserve, where species of sea birds have found refuge. It is an original way to observe the incredible biodiversity of Tikehau: a forest of palm trees where hundreds or even thousands of birds live.
2. Scuba diving
Tikehau has several diving centers, able to accompany you on the two main sites of aquatic life. The only opening to the Pacific Ocean, the Tuheiva pass allows you to observe Javanese moray eels, barracudas and sometimes even bigger predators such as hammerhead sharks at a depth of more than 10 meters.
A second, more contemplative dive is at the Manta Ray Cleaning Station. Every day, the Manta Rays fly over the coral spats so that the small fish that live there can rid them of their parasites. Manta Rays are one of the most graceful fish in the world and their aquatic ballet is an unforgettable sight.
3. Escape to the hotel of your dreams
Tikehau by Pearl Resorts is the place to stay. Only accessible by sea shuttle, this establishment offers an exceptional quality of accommodation, worthy of the most luxurious hotels and resorts in Polynesia. The overwater bungalows offer optimal comfort and a magnificent view of the lagoon.
Everything on site is designed to ensure a perfect stay with activities and catering. The welcome is a tribute to the warmth of the Polynesian people. With such quality and affordable prices compared to resorts on Moora and Bora Bora, Tikehau can become a destination of choice for honeymoons and honeymooners.
Tikehau Island in a Nutshell
Tikehau Atoll is a hidden treasure and a dream destination, off the beaten track. Its magnificent nature gives rise to a moment of relaxation in front of landscapes of a thousand colors and unforgettable encounters with a surprising fauna. For those who like privacy and secrecy, Tikehau is a must. Two to three nights on the atoll are fully sufficient.
Although quite far from Tahiti, Tikehau is relatively easy to reach. Flights are direct from the capital of French Polynesia and, as part of an itinerary, Tikehau is only 15 minutes away from the neighboring atoll of Rangiroa. To organize your stay in the South Pacific Islands, contact us now and benefit from our personalized advice.