The Hotel Kia Ora Resort & Spa is located on the northern stretch of Rangiroa near the Tiputa Pass. Surrounded by a coconut plantation, the resort combines this convenient setting with a hidden seclusion. The architecture is elegant and refined, resting in perfect harmony with the natural environment. Situated on the lagoon side of the atoll, this is the only luxury option in Rangiroa with overwater bungalows.
Hotel Maitai Rangiroa overlooks the immense lagoon from a rocky stretch of shoreline on the northern end of Rangiroa. Located five minutes from the airport, it provides convenient access to two of the world's best diving destinations, the Tiputa and Avatoru Pass. With the exception of six beachside bungalows, the majority of the guest accommodations are dispersed among a thriving coconut grove.
The secluded Le Sauvage Private Island is the ultimate Robinson Crusoe experience. Located on a small, private island across the way from sister property Kia Ora Resort & Spa, this intimate boutique hotel features only five beach bungalows constructed with traditional materials such as bamboo and exotic wood. The authenticity of this retreat captures the true essence of Polynesian living.
Motu Teta, short for Motu Tetaraire, is a small, pristine island available exclusively for private rentals. Located about an hour and a half away by boat from the airport in Rangiroa, this distant retreat exists only for those in search of unparalleled privacy and seclusion. The main villa and guesthouse can accommodate up to six adults or a maximum of ten people including children.
The Aranui III is a working cargo freighter that also operates as a cruise ship, taking passengers to the most remote island group in French Polynesia—the Marquesas. The ship departs every three weeks from Papeete and transports everything from food and liquor to medicine and fuel to the small, inhabited islands of Ua Pou, Nuku Hiva, Hiva Oa, Fatu Hiva, Tahuata and Ua Huka, as well as Fakarava and Rangiroa in the Tuamotu Atolls.