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Pension Temetiu Village - Hiva Oa

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.


Located at the entrance of the village of Atuona, 2.5 km from the pierand 8km from the airport.

Free shuttle to the village (one way around 09h00 and return 17h30). Welcome with flower lei or local seeds lei and fresh fruit juice .

Dining - Entertainment Features

Large and airy room which houses under one roof lounge and restaurant of the guest house. Overlooking the property, it offers a panoramic view on Taitors’ bay, Hiva Oa island and Tahuata island at the back.

The lounge offers several comfortable sofas and chairs decorated with local fabrics. Guitars, ukulele, Marquesan drum, wall cards provide an additional local touch.

The restaurant offers several individual tables but it is quite possible to gather all clients on a commune table fora friendly meal. 

Continental buffet breakfast served from 7h00 to 9h00: pastries, bread, butter, homemade jams, fresh fruit, tea, coffee, chocolate. 

Dinner served from 19h00. 3-course fixed menu. Drinks not included. Lunch to book and pay directly on site.

 Bar available (beer, wine list, other alcohols …) .

No conference room .


Free Internet WIFI available. Connection in the living room and dining room.

Facilities and Activities

The Pension Temetiu offers to its clients free access to its pool. Small but sufficient to cool off and relax after a day of excursions discovering the island of Hiva Oa. The view over the bay of Takauhu is beautiful.

On Sundays only, the Pension Temetiu organizes a full day tour to the village of Hanaiapa with a boat trip to the Vaiee waterfall  including a meal on site subject to weather conditions. About 42 Euro per person. Booking and payment directly on-site.

Free Activities : Library, Parlour Games,

Other Facilities : Laundry Service, Swimming Pool, TV/Movie Room


No special children’s menu at the guest house.

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. 

Credit cards are accepted : Visa, Mastercard, American Express.

Room Facilities

Baby Bed upon request, Mobile Fan, Housekeeping every 3 days, Mosquito Net, Private Bathroom & WC, Furnished Terrace,

Room Categories

Standard Bungalow

The Standard bungalows of the Temetiu Village are simple yet comfortable. Located in the flowery garden, they overlook the beautiful bay of Tahauku, the pier and the surrounding valley. Isolated from the rest of the guest house, private, they are recommended for couples and honeymooners.

 Maximum Occupancy: 2A

 Bed Configuration: 1 Double bed or 2 Single Beds  

Additional Facilities: N/A

Superior Bungalow

The superior bungalows are newer and more spacious than the standard categories and are located higher up. They offer a beautiful view on Traitors’ bay and Tahauku bay. The maximum capacity goes up to 4 people and they are recommended for families with children.

Maximum Occupancy: 4A

Bed Configuration : 1 Double Bed or 2 Single Beds, 1 Sofa bed (+ 1 Roll away bed) 

Additional Facilities: N/A

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