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Tikehau Pearl Beach Resort

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Considered one of the most beautiful atolls in Polynesia, Tikehau is a
graceful oval crown of small islets, with an interior lagoon 16 miles
across and a pass for small boats through the coral reef. Located in the
Tuamotu islands on a secluded pink sandy beach fringed with coconut trees, the resort welcomes guests to this 4 hectare tropical paradise.

A bar and restaurant located poolside provide an idyllic setting. Many excursions and activities are available to enhance this heavenly location: snorkeling, canoes and kayaks, sunset cruises, picnics, visit to the village by bicycle, plus the resort has its own Tikehau Blue Nui scuba diving Center. Fare Manea Spa invites you to experience the rich massage tradition of Polynesia thanks to the best certified 100% natural products.

Discover the exceptional blend of an exclusive hideaway, elegant informality and Polynesian hospitality at the Tikehau Pearl Beach Resort.

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Review date:   April 22, 2018 7:17PM
 
Review:   This is off the beaten path. If you want to be left alone like camping in wilderness, this is your place to be, but with luxury accommodation. My best experience was to sit at the deck of my over the water bungalow and star gaze the milky way. My second best experience was to kayake along the inner shorelines of the atoll and visit the deserted islands completely alone. The last but not least experience is to climb down the ladder of my own bungalow into the coral reef below and snorkel with teeming tropical fish and admire the underwater world that we've rarely seen and visited. The resort staff are very friendly and pleasant. The accommodation are what we expected, spacious, airy. The property is well maintained. The food are great with the touch of French. Their chocolate moose cake is delightfully delicious.
 
Author:   Z Cai
 
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Review date:   April 23, 2018 1:57PM
 
Review:   We wanted to stay at one of the atolls and we came upon this one at a very affordable rate - stayed for 4 nights in overwater bungalow #11 for $1700 from April 15-20. This was a bargain compared to other resorts in French Polynesia. Included breakfast. Our bungalow was not end of pontoon and did not have steps directly into water, but did have lovely unobstructed view toward the ocean. There were stairs very close by (less than 25 yards) down into water so snorkeling was very easy and we were glad we didn't pay extra for a bungalow that had them. As for noise from other guests - NONE! Very few guests during our stay out in the bungalows. No one on either side and since the bungalows are staggered, no one directly across from us. We went to bed early (9 pm) and slept very peacefully, even the night it rained all night. We always got up early and one morning walked a short distance to get beautiful views of the sunrise. Every night we were treated to a beautiful sunset (not directly from our bungalow but just a short walk away by the office.) The restaurant had excellent service. The breakrfast was a nice spread - fruit, sausages, eggs, meats, cheese, breads, cereal, yogurt. The menu for lunch and dinner was good, too. We loved the French cuisine at dinner and never had a bad meal. The lunch did have more typical sandwich selections than the Pearl in Bora Bora. We did not do any excursions as we're not divers but we both did a lot of snorkeling. My husband also did a lot of kayaking. It was a lot of fun for him to go to the nearby islands. On our anniversary we opted for special romantic breakfast on our deck. They did an excellent job and it was quite a spread, complete with champagne for Mimosas. The pick up service at the airport was very efficient. A quick shuttle ride to dock followed by a short boat ride. This is pretty standard around French Polynesia and all resorts charge for it. Don't pay attention to reviews that complain about the rate. Just factor it in and don't be surprised at the charge. They notify you up front when you make your reservation. We had an awesome time here - better than Bora Bora. The staff was very friendly. We even got a HUGE chocolate heart-shaped mousse cake for dessert on our anniversary. We were really glad we selected this property because it is smaller and more intimate.
 
Author:   Peggy Cai
 
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Review date:   March 8, 2017 3:58AM
 
Review:   Very beautiful, clean, wonderful, and private place. All staffs are really kind and helpful. I've been in french polynesia 3 times (2 times in bora bora and 1 time in tikehau), I'll recommand tikehau than bora bora, because there's less people and tikehau is more private place. I really really want to go tikehau one more time. ^^
 
Author:   김영채
 
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Review date:   November 8, 2016 12:20AM
 
Review:   We recently spent part of our honeymoon in an overwater bungalow at the Tikehau Pearl Beach Resort & stayed for a total of 4 nights. I will start by saying that if you are looking for a romantic, secluded location with exciting marine life & some stunning scenery than this place is perfect for that. Each day that we were there we took out the complimentary snorkeling gear or kayaks and got to see so many cool things & even discover a couple of beautiful private island areas where we could swim and suntan just the two of us. Amazing! I really want to say that we loved it here & so much of me wants to go back to Tikehau right away, but there were a few things that were a little disappointing about our stay. 1. Cleanliness - I am sure that this is a problem all over French Polynesia but the termites were particularly bad in our bungalow leaving piles of wood dust on our sitting area, floor, clothes, suitcases ... and just when we seemed to figure our where we could safely put our stuff the termite dust would appear again. The staff would clean each day & did a wonderful job but it was just constant. 2. Food - The dinners here were REALLY good & so even though they were all quite pricey I cannot say they weren't worth it. On the other hand, the snacks that were available were not so great. We paid $16 USD to share a small, cold, dry ham & cheese panini one afternoon & cocktails were, in my opinion, too expensive for what they served. 3. Communication - This one drove me the craziest. When we arrived we were told that there was a free shuttle daily to the main island but that there was nothing there but a beach (no markets no shops no snacks - nothing.) When we found out that this resort did not have food available any time of day (there were hours in the morning and afternoon where no food was served) we wished that we had brought some snacks to help us through the day (we typically eat at off hours.) We mentioned this on our last day there to one of the front desk members and they said that the shuttle island had a very small store with some snacks as well as a small lunch spot by the beach. We would have probably taken advantage of that more than once had we been given that information right away. 4. Transportation - When I heard that I would be charged $35 USD/ Person/ Way for the airport transfer I assumed that the resort was quite a distance away or that there was some sort of luxury boat etc. We were dropped off at the pier waiting for our boat for almost 10 minutes & when it arrived it was nothing more luxurious than any boat used at the more budget hotels. The transfer itself was only about 15 minutes and no water or anything special was provided. That's fine, but not for that price (especially given the fact that without luggage that transfer is offered free daily.) We loved the IDEA of this hotel & location more than anything and with a few little adjustments it could be the perfect piece of paradise. However, I'm not sure that I would return.
 
Author:   Teri Northey-Potts
 
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Review date:   April 2, 2014 2:57PM
 
Review:   Probably the Best out of the modern world experience we've ever had. While there is no Internet, you have a direct vie of Octopus, Fish and crabs from your over the water bungalow. The island is small and feels like it is the "end of the earth" but has amenities of comfort and relaxation. We would definitely go back and stay longer!
 
Author:   John Hearton
 
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