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Pension Motu Aito Paradise - Fakarava South

Located on a coral islet, in the far south of Fakarava, Pension Motu Aito Paradise welcomes you fora unique experience. 8 traditional bungalows built with natural materials await you scattered around a pretty flowered garden, giving to the whole property the look of a small village. Staying at Pension Motu Aito Paradise, is like tasting the Tuamotu way of life: no phone, limited internet, limited supplies of water and electricity. But you will have a rich encounter with Manihi and Tila, the nice managers, amazing reef side walks through a lunar landscape, startling lagoon side discoveries with a rich and diverse marine life, and at last, you will feel this ultimate serenity one has, surrounding by beautiful landscapes. 

Guest house recommended to nature lovers and diving enthusiasts.


Located 2 hours from the airport by boat. Crossing the whole lagoon of Fakarava to the South part of the island will be a great opportunity to soak up the unique landscapes of the Tuamotu and immerse yourself in the special atmosphere of the Motu Aito Paradise. For security issues, the transfers can only be operating during daylight hours.

Arrival/departure Transfers from/to Airport are organized ONLY once a day. The guest house will advise which flight should be booked by the clients upon reservation. Welcome flower lei.

Dining - Entertainment Features

Meals are taken all together and served on a large table, which is set along a canal where sharks, mules, and other tropical fish swim, showtime!

Full board is included in the price of the bungalow. Only meals are, soft drinks must be paid on location.

Continental breakfast is served at 7h30: bread, jam, fruits, pancakes, cheese, coffee and tea.Lunch is served at 12h00: a fixed menu with 1 starter + 1 main course Dinner is served at 19h00: a fixed menu with 1 starter + 1 main course + 1 dessert Good table d’hôte, copious.

 Tila’s dishes are made of local products. Occasionally, the guest house organize pizza parties and makes its own bread as there is a wood-burning oven on site. 

No bar: the guest house does not have a drinking license.



Paying internet approx. 6 euro / quota 70 Mo on site directly. Poor internet connection due to the remoteness of the guest house.

Facilities and Activities

There is no beach at the Motu Aito Paradise. But lagoon side there is a beautiful swim with many species of tropical fish just in front of the guest house. Side reef, you can have a walk on a surprising lunar landscape. The guest house organizes its own tours and activities such as : – 

Pink Sand Beach excursions – Visit of the village – Snorkeling in Tumakohua pass. 

– Visit of the Bird Island For your stay at the guest house, reef shoes are highly recommended, bring also your hat, your sun cream, your sunglasses, your beach towels and of course your camera.. 

For divers, do not miss the Fakarava South pass! Top Dive Center will pick you up at the guest house.

Free Activities:  Kayaks, Canoe, Petanque, 

Other Facilities:  N/A


No special activities for children at the guesthouse.

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 not 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

Private Bathroom & WC, Cold (lukewarm) Water Only, Furnished Terrace,

Room Categories

Bungalow & Full Board

Rooms are located on the ground or 1st floor of a small building. Rooms are comfortable and very nicely decorated. They feature bedside tables and a wardrobe.

 Maximum Occupancy: 2A

 Bed Configuration: 1 Double bed or 2 Twin beds 

More Info: Only 1 unit among the 9 rooms is equipped with Twin beds.

Additional Facilities: N/A

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