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Vaitumu Village

Guesthouse - Rurutu

Vaitumu Village in the north-west of the island is a charming Small Family-Run Hotel, the first 4 Tiare-rated accommodation in Polynesia. It features several bungalows made of traditional coral stone, with private bathroom & few rooms located in a small building on 1 floor. The team, young and dynamic, will be delighted to share its daily life in a warm atmosphere. Located on the site of the former Rurutu Lodge, Vaitumu Village has a direct access to a beautiful white-sand beach. The vast dining room offers a varied family cuisine based on local produce. The large outdoor terrace will be appreciated to admire the sunsets and the whales in season. The little plus of this property: its swimming pool. For a stay in conviviality and good spirits, choose the Vaitumu Village!

From 210 USD in double room Quote Request


Rooms facilities

Ceiling Fan, In Room Internet Access, NO Air Conditionning, In Room Safety Box, Cold (lukewarm) Water Only.


Garden Bungalow & Half Board

7 bungalows of traditional construction in coral stone with their private bathroom with bathtub. Located in the garden of the property, they are tastefully decorated. Simple yet they offer a good comfort with air blower, desk, table and chairs.

  • Bed configuration : 1 Double Size Bed + 1 Single Bed
  • More info : surface 25m²
  • Additional facilities : Mosquito Net, Private Bathroom

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From 210 USD in double room

Room & Half Board

4 rooms located in a small one-storey building with views of the swimming pool for those at the top and small terrace for those at the bottom.

  • Bed configuration : 1 Double Size Bed + 1 Single Bed
  • Additional facilities : Private Bathroom

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From 210 USD in double room


Check in - Check out

Check-in 12:00 Check-out 10:00

Dining - Entertainment features

The large common room with its long carved coconut poles houses the restaurant where meals are served and the bar.
The cuisine is family-friendly with copious dishes making the most of local produce.
Meals are taken together to favour the conviviality among the guests.

- 07h00 am - 08h30 am: Continental breakfast
fresh bread, pastries, fresh juice, fruit platter, hot chocolate, tea or coffee
(eggs or fish are served with supplement and according to arrival)
- 12h00 pm: Light snack for lunch (on site).
- 07h00 pm - 08h30 pm: Dinner
buffet style consisting of an entrée, 2 hot or cold dishes and a dessert.

Please advise allergies, intolerances or certain food choices at time of booking
On Sundays, snacks and restaurants on the island of Rurutu are closed

The bar offers Hinano, Heineken and Tabu beers, wine, soft drinks, spirits (whiskey, bourbon appreciated by Americans, rum, digestive, ....), basic cocktails (maitai, pinacolada, chichi, margarita , ...) and the house specialty "Vaitumu".

Facilities and activities

In Vaitumu Village, wifi internet is only available in the common areas near the bar.
In Rurutu, internet and telephone connections may be disrupted.
There is no fiber on the island, and 4G is only available in Moerai village, 5 km from the guesthouse.

RECEPTION DESK 07:00am - 09:00pm

Vaitumu Village works with local providers for activities such as:
Whale watching
Horseback riding
Traditional crafts

The guesthouse offers on site:
Guided 4x4 circle island tour
Guided ATV Quad
Bike and car rental

Large pool on the property
Fare Pote'e to enjoy sunsets and whales in season
Direct and private access to a beautiful white sand beach protected from the sea by a small reef. Presence of basins forming natural jacuzzis.
Free visit of the vegetable garden and the farm of the guesthouse.

Parlour Games

Laundry Service, Swimming Pool


The Vaitumu Village is very well suited to families with children. The spacious garden serves as a large courtyard. The pretty sandy beach will also serve as a playground. No bathing possible in front of the guesthouse because of the current but presence of small natural basins to refresh. Large swimming pool on the property. Its is unsupervised so children are dependent on their parents exclusively.


The Vaitumu Village is located in the district of Una'a ocean side, 5 minutes driving distance from the airport
Arrival/departure transfers done by Vaitumu Village.

Information on this Factsheet is subject to change without prior notice.

Customer reviews


13/11/2019 - Lee,

Everything we discussed thru email and our plan has been modified few times and finalized in 1-2 months. Fred and Vini are helpful, I had a great honeymoon arrangement. Thanks the team!


19/06/2018 - Elodie, France

Excellent, what an organization at the top! Really thank you, everything was very well managed!


24/01/2018 - Paolo, Italy

Excellent Yes! Everything was perfect. One of the best vacations of my life !!! Hotels, particularly, the ones in Bora Bora where top notch. Yes. I would recommend Tahiti (beautiful), Bora Bora (super) and Rangiroa!

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