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Pension La Perruche - Rimatara

Little cozy nest, located in the remote island of Rimatara, this small family lodge brings a lot to the charm of the island. During 3 to 4 days, depending on the length of stay, the managers will welcome you in their comfortable and charming bungalows. Savoury meals, mostly prepared with local products, are taken all together within the main fare. A variety of cultural activities is suggested everyday, hands-on, in order to discover the island the best possible way.


The guest house is located in Anapoto’s village, about 5 min driving distance from the airport 

The nearest grocery shop is located 10 mn walking distance from the lodge 

There’s no rental car companies within the island, the easiest way to visit is to borrow the bicycles from the guest house or stroll along the pathways For each arrival and departure, all guests receive a typical beautiful and perfumed Austral flower lei. 

Dining - Entertainment Features

Half board basis includes Continental Breakfast and a 3 course Dinner

 Meals are served within the main dining chalet located down the little hill, next to the main family house 

Breakfast is served from 7 am until 8 am : Fresh fruit juice (home grown papaya, coursop, banana) Coffee from Rimatara, bread, butter, home made jelly and hot crepes – all fruits are being grown in the local garden 

Dinner is served from 07 pm : Entree + main dish + dessert Meals are mainly based on deep sea fish such as tuna or “tazard” prepared raw, grilled or steam with home grown vegetables or rice Desserts are prepared home made with local fruits

 The dinner ends up with Aline, charming her audience with fun entertainments No bar, as the guest house is not allowed to sell alcohol. Customers can buy their own alcohol from the grocery shop.


Free Wifi available from the lounge / dining room.

Facilities and Activities

Full day activities are suggested to clients on a daily basis such as : 

– Hiking excursion & relaxing time by the beach 

– Workshop – Monoi preparation – Workshop – Arts & Craft weaving lessons

 – Reef & Deep Sea discovery Excursions 

– Church session and full brunch within a local family included All activities include traditional home made lunch and are available for pre-sale –

Free Activities: NO free activity,

Other Facilities: N/A,


There are no particular equipment for children however the guest house, along with some of the activities suggested are real fun for children.

Important Remarks

Information on this fact sheet is subject to change without prior notice. 

This establishment belongs to the official category of “guesthouses & family hotels”. The classification of these lodges has been set in order to clearly differentiate them from the ”international hotels and residences” category, based on the following key elements 

– A limited number of furnished units, generally located close to the family home 

– Facilities tailored to domestic standards, different from the international tourist hotels criteria

 – Restricted catering, reception, and housekeeping service – Limited staff, both in terms of numbers and professional training 

– Reduced taxes 

Thus, any restrictive diets, special physical conditions, arrival/departure outside of regular Check In and Check Out hours must be communicated to us before the reservation is made, and are subject to the approval of the establishment. While it is true that the level of comfort can not be compared to that of an international hotel, the commitment to hospitality remains nevertheless professional. 

No Credit Cards Accepted. 

Warning! There is no bank nor ATM on the island. We highly recommend to bring some local currency (XPF) for your extra expenses. 

Room Facilities

Cable TV, Mobile Fan, Housekeeping every 3 days, Mosquito Net, Mosquito Repellent, Private Bathroom & WC, Furnished Terrace,

Room Categories

Bungalow & Half Board

Cozy little bungalows located on the top of a small hill facing a panoramic view on the island. Each bungalows is equipped with comfortable and stylish furniture. All bed sheets are embroidered with the red parakeet, rare native bird from Rimatara.

 Maximum Occupancy: 3A 

Bed Configuration: 1 King Size bed or 1 King Size bed + 1 single bed

Additional Facilities: N/A

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