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Punatea Village

Hotel Class
2.5 out of 5



3.4 / 5
14 reviews


  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Kitchen


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Motu Nono
    15 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Maui Beach
    12 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Jardins Botaniques
    14 min drive
  • Airport
    Papeete (PPT-Tahiti Faaa Intl.)
    56 min drive

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    About this area


    Located in Taiarapu-Est, Punatea Village is in a rural location and by the ocean. Those looking for an activity can check out Olivier Bréaud International Golf Course, while everyone can enjoy the natural beauty of Maui Beach and Motu Nono. Our guests appreciate the guest house's quiet location.

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    What's nearby

    • Popular Location
      Motu Nono - 15 min walk
    • Popular Location
      Maui Beach - 12 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Jardins Botaniques - 14 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Bain de Vaima & Vaipahi Spring Gardens - 14 min drive
    • Popular Location
      The Water Gardens of Vaipahi - 15 min drive

    Getting around

    • Papeete (PPT-Tahiti Faaa Intl.) - 70 min drive

    About this property

    Punatea Village

    Guests at this beach guesthouse will appreciate convenient on-site amenities such as a children's pool and barbecue grills. Rooms offer wireless Internet access (surcharge) and ceiling fans.

    Property amenities


    • Available in all rooms: WiFi (XPF 600 per hour)
    • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

    Parking and public transport

    • Free self parking
    • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
    • Airport shuttle on request

    Things to do

    • Bike hire
    • Children's pool
    • Outdoor pool

    Family friendly

    • Children's pool
    • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)
    • Outdoor pool

    Guest services

    • Daily housekeeping
    • Front desk (limited hours)

    Languages spoken

    • English
    • French


    • BBQ grill(s)
    • Garden
    • Picnic area
    • Private beachfront location
    • Terrace

    Room amenities


    • Ceiling fan
    • Cots/infant beds (surcharge)

    Food and drink

    • Shared kitchen

    Nearby activities



    Guest rating

    5 - Excellent
    4 - Good
    3 - Okay
    2 - Mediocre
    1 - Poor
    Service and Staff
    Property condition

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    The property is right on the beach, 100m away from a Magasin (dairy) and only 4km away from the small town of Taravao. Kitchen facilities and complimentary tea and coffee are great. Very clean and the fan in my room was great for keeping the temperature down. Hands down the best value for money on my ten day trip. Note:- The welcoming dog is a bit loud but he's on a chain and it is completely safe. He calms down after a few times walking past.

    Stayed 1 night in Aug. 2019


    • Liked: Staff & service
    • Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Punatea Village is nicely located at the ocean. Unfortunately the bungalows are very outdated and in need of repair. The bungalows only have a fridge but no kitchen. There is a communal kitchen which makes the whole place feel like a hostel. We were very unlucky with torrential rain for the full two days that we stayed here in late April 2019. The owner is very friendly and speaks a little English.

    Stayed 2 nights in Apr. 2019

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    The property is remote which is nice if you like that kind of thing. Very pleasant stay and low key. It is a distance from the airport and not much to eat around. If staying longer, they have a nice kitchen to prepare meals, which I would have done if staying longer The property does show some wear and tear, but the overall atmosphere and experience were very enjoyable. You can't beat the location right on the shore with windows open to hear the surf.

    Stayed 1 night in Feb. 2019

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Staff & service

    Buetiful location

    Could be improoved with Air Conditioning & TV

    Stayed 14 nights in Dec. 2017

    4/5 Good

    great hotel for a privacy getaway

    My wife and I enjoyed our stay at Punatea Village. Our cabin was close to the beach, so we had the sound of the surf to put us to sleep at night. The hotel is on the windward side of Tahiti iti, which gave us active surf and a cool breeze all day and evening. The best part of our stay was that it is far from the expense and crush of the "tourist" destinations. The only major drawback was the lack of restaurants in the area, so we made do cooking ourselves The people are friendly and helpful, but it helps to speak a little French,though we managed without it. If you wish to be pampered, this it not a location you would like, but if you are coming to mingle with the locals and enjoy quiet and relaxation, Punatea Village is a good place to spend a week or two. You can always drive back to Papeete if you want a more active (expensive) experience, but know that the traffic on Tahiti is a challenge.

    Pros: Quiet, secluded

    Cons: More cooking utensils and cutlery in the common kitchen

    Location: Diving

    Stayed 5 nights in Nov. 2017

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