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Ninamu Resort - Tikehau

Close to the Tikehau airport sits a private islet where “the Motu Ninamu” awaits international visitors. Nestled between the lagoon and the ocean, the deluxe guest house is proud to greet you in one of its local Fare entirely made of natural materials (coral walls & coconut palm roofs), offering visitors comfort & intimacy in a natural environment. Motu Ninamu (named after the color of the surrounding lagoon) is the perfect place of vacancy for wildlife lovers wishing to spend some relaxing & serein moments surrounded by Mother Nature. Nautical devotees such as surfers, divers, kite surfers and fishermen will find real pleasure in spending time with Chris (property-owner & billabong pro operation staff) and his team who will be guiding them throughout the best parts of the Tikehau Lagoon. 

Every evening, guests are then welcome to join a warm and friendly ambiance within the comfy lounge/bar waiting for dinner. Supper is mainly composed of lagoon or deep sea fish, freshly caught, and always served by Greta (Chris’s spouse) and her team. The Motu Ninamu mainly runs with solar energy, which is the key element to Eco-lodge visitors.


Ninamu Resort is located on a secluded islet, at about 10min by boat from the airport the main islet. Arrival/Deparure Airport transfers included in the accommodation rates.

Dining - Entertainment Features

International & local cuisine Menus are fixed, water, tea & coffee included Meal schedules may change according to the guests activities.
07:30 am : Buffet Breakfast (Homemade bread & jams, fresh fruits, fruit juice, coffee/tea, yogourt, cheese, cereals, eggs) 12:30 pm : 1Course Lunch (large garnished plate)
07:30 pm : 2Course dinner (1 main course – made from fresh fish + 1 dessert)
The bar is located next the living room & restaurant.
Water dispenseravailable during the day from the restaurant-living room. Coffees (except expresso & cappuccino) & teas are free of charge.
Dining Table outside at the Bora Bora beach


Free Wifi connexion is available from the main lobby

Facilities and Activities

Rates include the unlimited access and use of all watercraft.
PADDLE SPORTS :Ninamu boasts a veritable armada of paddle powered craft, all at your disposal: Kayaks & paddle board
KITEBOARDING : The conditions on site at the Ninamu are extremely consistent which is perfect for riding waves. There are hundreds of pristine deserted beaches and protected bays for launching and relaxing, and of course – the open ocean sea and waves. Available for the guests: Trainer kites, kites board, harness, wakeboard.
SNORKELING : The shallow, tranquil waters adjacent to Ninamu Resort are exploding with life and perfect for snorkeling. Available for the guests: sets of snorkel gearand fins. For the more adventurous, it is possible to do spearfishing as well.
SURFING : From November through March surfing is possible at long point break-like right which is comparable to Rincon (Puerto Rico), and a hollow Barreling left. Available for the guests: wind surfers, soft top surfboards, boogie boards, long boards FISHING IN THE PASS – once per day is free *NOT included in the daily rates*:
ATOLL EXPLORATION : (available at extra) There are literally dozens of motus within a kayaks paddle from Ninamu. Discover your own hideaway and experience privacy and solitude on an otherworldly level. In the evening, it is also possible to view sand crab or learn about the coconut crab breeding and tagging program run by the resort.
BIRD ISLAND & EDEN ISLAND: (available at extra) Thousands of nesting sea birds can be seen at the “Bird Island”, at about 01hour by boat from Ninamu. Eden Island is an organic farm on a neighboring motu which produces all of Ninamu’s products, pork and poultry products. THE SHOP is located next to the bar & living room. will provide you with sunglasses, clothes, hats, sun creams, postcards, paintings…
Free Activities:,Kayaks, Kite Surf, Library, Parlour Games, Petanque, Paddle Board, Snorkeling Equipment, Tennis Table, Volleyball,
Other Facilities: Pantry & Sundry Shop, TV/Movie Room,


A lounge equipped with flat screen TV & a DVD player will please both youth and adults.
Some DVDs are available on site. However, we strongly recommend parents to bring their childrens’DVDs.

Important Remarks

Information on this fact sheet is subject to change without prior notice. This property is part of the official range of “Guesthouses & Small Family-Run Hotels of Tahiti & her Islands”.
The classification of these accommodations is established in order to clearly differentiate them from the “International Tourist Hotels” range, with the following main characteristics :
> limited number of furnished units, usually located near the family home
> limited facilities tailored to local standards, different from the international tourist hotels criteria, subject to the tropical climate and the remoteness of the islands> limited catering, reception and housekeeping services
> limited staff, both in terms of numbers and professional training
> reduced taxesThus, these properties may not be suitable for travelers with specific needs (seniors, reduced mobility, babies, restricted diet, etc.).
We ask you to evaluate your expectations of comfort and to read carefully the description of the property before confirming your reservation.
Any special diet or physical condition, request forarrival/departure outside of the Check-In/Check-Out times indicated, must be communicated to us prior to the reservation and submitted to the property’s acceptance.Finally, although the level of comfort cannot be compared to international hotels one, the welcome remains professional and the trip will be focused on the client’s experience in a destination-specific environment.
Accepted credit cards: Visa, Mastercard, American Express.
IMPORTANT : There is no bank nor ATM on the island. We highly recommend to bring some local currency (XPF) for your extra expenses.

Room Facilities

Baby Bed upon request, Ceiling Fan, Housekeeping every 3 days, Music System (Bluetooth/Dock), In Room WIFI, Mosquito Net,

2 Garden Standard Bungalow 2A
1 Garden Superior Bungalow 6A
2 A/C Garden Deluxe Bungalow 2A
4 Waterfront Superior Bungalow 2A or 4A
1 A/C Waterfront Grand Deluxe Bungalow 2A
Check-in 14:00 Check-out 11:00

Room Categories

Garden Standard Bungalow

Varo* & Kaveu* are garden bungalows sleeping up to two guests each.
The bungalows share a common wall, but provide private accommodations.
Each bungalow has a queen bed with an open bathroom.
Maximum Occupancy: 2A
Bed Configuration: 1 queen size bed
Additional Facilities: NO Air Conditionning,

Garden Superior Bungalow

Tamanu* is a three level garden superior bungalow sleeping up to 6 guests.
The standard configuration has a queen bed in a private bedroom on the lowest level with direct garden access. The upstairs open loft sleeps up to 4 guests in a queen bed and a double daybed.
The generous double height living room invites to rest and relax with stunning views into the surrounding garden.
The private bathroom is accessed from the common area on the ground floor.
Maximum Occupancy: 6A
Bed Configuration: 2 king size beds + 1 queen size bed
Additional Facilities: NO Air Conditionning,

A/C Garden Deluxe Bungalow

Vini Vini* is a single level, air conditioned garden deluxe bungalow sleeping up to two guests with a bathroom open to a small private courtyard.
Maximum Occupancy: 2A
Bed Configuration: 1 king size bed
Additional Facilities: Air Conditionning,

Waterfront Superior Bungalow

Miki Miki* is a waterfront superior bungalow with a covered deck and private beach access sleeping up to two guests. The bedroom with adjacent bathroom are located above the deck and accessed through an exterior stair.
The spaces offer direct sea views, and the outdoor living room on the ground floor invites to relax and read books surrounded by nature. Oaha*, Kahaia*, Kaveka* are two story waterfront superior bungalow with an outdoor deck and private beach access offering stunning views of the surrounding garden and the sea. Its sleeps up to 4 guests.
Sleeping areas come with eithera queen or two single beds.
The standard configuration has two single beds in the general living area on the ground floor, and a queen bed in the private bedroom upstairs.
The private bathroom is accessed from the common area on the ground floor.
Maximum Occupancy: 2A or 4A

Bed Configuration:
1 king size bed OR 1 king size bed + 2 single beds

Additional Facilities:NO Air Conditionning,

A/C Waterfront Grand Deluxe Bungalow

Teahupoo* is a waterfront grand deluxe bungalow with a covered outdoor deck and private beach access offering stunning views of the surrounding garden and the sea.
The fully air-conditioned loft style living and sleeping area sleeps up to two guests in a queen bed. The adjacent courtyard bathroom comes with a private dipping pool under the stars.
Private outdoor spaces include the beachfront deck and a spacious roof top lounge.
Both the loft and rooftop lounge are equipped with state of the art sound system plus a ceiling mounted projector with pull-down screen in the indoor living area.
Maximum Occupancy: 2A
Bed Configuration: 1 king size bed
Additional Facilities: Air Conditionning,

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