Sunday, March 04, 2007

Next Stop Mataiva

Tuamotu Beach Scene
The stunning French language blog Notre Annee En Polynesie has been reporting on their trip to Mataiva, complete with gorgeous photos.

The Tuamotu atoll is a "touristed" one, with accomodations and written up in some guidebooks. It, however, it not available on any Air Tahiti airpass.

The photos posted on Notre Annee are just incredible and make one want to jump on a plane and head there right away.

They stayed at a new pension, Ariihee Vai, that you can book via the Haere Mai Association of Guesthouses and Family Pensions.

Tel:(689) 76 44 23
Fax:(689) 96 32 46

7000 per person, including full board
Children from 2 to 12 are 4000, under 2 free

Free transfers
Free excursions
Free bikes and kayaks
Free drinks (coffee, tea and water)
No credit cards accepted

The activities that they provide are:

Making necklaces of shells and flowers
Line fishing on the reef
Lobster catching
Visiting the fish parks
Visit of the Marae (old temples)
Excursion to the bird island
Island tour by car

Air Tahiti flies there twice a week, on Thursdays and Sundays.

Photo courtesy of Tahiti Tourisme

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