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

Customer reviews


14/08/2017 - Marcelo, USA

Thank you for everything, our stay in French Polynesia was wonderful, and it was made so easy and hassle-free with the support of Yestahiti! Fred was great in customizing an itinerary that catered for all our needs and exceeded all of our expectations! Will definitely recommend Yestahiti to friends and family traveling to French Polynesia in the future! The...


27/07/2017 - Sarah.F, France

Translated by Google Translate : Excursions very varied allows to have a good general idea of the islands visited. Destination of dreams - Landscapes - Lagoon - Food - Home - Activities Travel agency: Reactive and provides answers to different needs. Stay: Magnificent Cruise, very pleasant boat, crew is very professional and friendly, nice meetings...


01/06/2017 - Stephanie, USA

Frederic made our travels during our honeymoon very seamless. He worked with our existing flights that we booked on our own because we were using miles. Then helped us with booking the rest. He is VERY attentive and responsive to any and all questions. Air Tahiti Nui went on strike while we were traveling and he already rebooked and rescheduled our...

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