Independent review for Pension Kuiri on Maupiti Lagoon in French Polynesia

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Pension Kuiri Village French Polynesia is one of those delightful properties where you can really escape the modern world. Set on the uncommercial but stunning lagoon island of Maupiti, this guesthouse has simple hand crafted bungalows, good dining, tranquil beaches, excellent snorkelling and some great sightseeing excursions into villages and around the pretty lagoon.

Pension Kuiri Room Details & Rates

Room Category
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(c = child)
Hotel Public Rate
(for 2 people)
Bungalow 2 - 4 Euro € 255

Pension Kuiri Information & Facts

  • Hotel Location:    Beachfront off coastal highway on north coast of Bora Bora
  • Getting There:    1 hr flight from Tahiti International Airport, PLUS 10 mins boat
  • Unique Qualities:   Down to earth, guesthouse style accommodation off the beaten track
  • Ideal for:    Couples and Families
  • Hotel Features:    4 Bungalows
  • Dining:    Restaurant & bar - no independent restaurants close by
  • Children Policy:    All ages welcome
  • Local Attractions / Tours:    Delightful lagoon, secluded beaches, Mt Teurafaatiu trek
  • The Beach:   Excellent - medium fine white sand extending around the island
  • The Ocean:    Average - part coral part sand protected lagoon - average for swimming
  • Snorkelling:    Good - abundant reef fish and some corals off from beach
  • Other Activities:    Surfing in nearby passage (must bring own board)

Individually styled bungalows with ceiling fans and tropical bathrooms with solar-heated water. Bungalows are serviced every three days and are set in spacious gardens fronting the beach. There's a lovely communal veranda overlooking the beach and delightful dining area. Property faces south east benefiting from cool trade winds and there's a long sweeping coral sand beach in front of the property with some fine snorkelling but limited swimming - you can walk from here around most of the island. Boat excursions can be arranged to visit other motu islands, there's free use of snorkel equipment and kayaks and there's a surfing passage in the nearby Maupiti passage.