Some travel ideas to customize you stay in Polynesia and discover a world going beyond its magnificent landscapes
Located on the island of Hiva Oa, near the village of Atuona, the Pension Temetiu Village, held by Félicie and Gaby, is set on a hill, overlooking the Bay of Tahauku. It features 6 bungalows, each unit having a private bathroom with shower (solar hot water), fan, television & terrace. On site, guests will also find a TV lounge, a small swimming pool in the garden and a restaurant where tasty local dishes are served.
On the heights of the village of Atuona, overlooking the harbor, the bay and the green valley of Tahauku, the Pension Kanahau is run by the friendly Tania. 4 simple yet clean cottages, furnished in teak wood and tamanu await you. Each unit has its private bathroom with hot water, TV, ceiling fan and a covered terrace with a very nice view over the valley or bay. The large dining room of the guest house, decorated in local style, has a large terrace from where you will have an exceptional panoram...
At the entrance of Atuona village, 5 minute-drive from the graves of Paul Gauguin and Jacques Brel, stands the Relais Moehau. It features 7 rooms within a large house, all with TV & fan, private bathroom with hot water. A large terrace offers a beautiful view on the Temetiu mount, Traiters'bay and Hanakee rock. The small team of Relais Moehau will welcome you with warmth and professionalism, making sure you'll have a pleasant stay on Hiva Oa.
Suspended above Traitors' Bay with stunning views of Temetiu Mount, the Hanakee Lodge, the only hotel of the island, welcomes you into its typical Marquesan atmosphere. From the interior decoration of its 14 bungalows through the kindness of its local staff to the majestic surrounding landscapes, the Hanakee Lodge is an invitation to discover "the Land of Men". As the singer Jacques Brel or the painter Paul Gauguin once did, fall under the spell of Hiva Oa.