Tikehau, the pink sand paradise

Tikehau is located only a few miles away from Rangiroa in the Tuamotu archipelago. Smaller than its neighbor, Tikehau atoll is a near perfect ring formation featuring post card like landscape. The atoll is famous for its lagoon which can be described as a huge natural pool surrounded by pink and white sandy beaches.

  • Located 340km / 211 miles north of Tahiti (Flight time: 1 hour) and 15 minutes from Rangiroa
  • Population: 500
  • Area: lagoon of 461km2 / 287 sq miles
  • Only 2 “motu” are inhabited
  • Unique pass of Tuheiva
  • Airport: Motu Tuherahera
  • Note: no ATM and bank
A walk to paradise
A walk to paradise
Must see
  • Pink sand
  • Dive site: Tuheiva pass
  • Bird Island
  • Lagoonarium
  • Pearl farm
  • Walk on the reef
Tikehau viewed from the lagoon
Tikehau viewed from the lagoon
The Tikehau reef on ocean side
The Tikehau reef on ocean side
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During your vacation
  • Water activities with Tikehau Plongée
  • A stay in style at Ninamu Resort
The famous pink sand beaches of tikehau
The famous pink sand beaches of tikehau

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