Peaceful and idyllic
Welcome to Fakarava
Many people dream of a holiday on the island of Fakarava. This atoll is located in French Polynesia, specifically in the Tuamotu archipelago. Fakarava is the second largest atoll in all of French Polynesia, and belongs to the commune of the same name, which is made up of six other atolls.
UNESCO Biosphere Reserve
Fakarava is such a unique destination. Its isolated geographical location from the mainlands allowed a whole variety of marine animals and plants, composing this incredible biodiversity, to grow peacefully without suffering from human disturbances. Being populated by less than 2000 inhabitants, the island’s natural environment has, so far, hardly been impacted by its residents.
The island of Fakarava has been declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in 2006. The benefits of the atoll considered a biosphere reserve resides in its prevention for a rapid urban growth and in the protection of the Marine & Land Fauna & Flora which remains the main concern.
Diving Experience of a Lifetime
The waters of Fakarava are just as sensational when observed from inside and outside. An incredible world awaits when visiting the depths of its pristine lagoon. The island definitely holds some of the most breathtaking coral platforms in the world.
The water is so lukewarm throughout the year, that snorkeling remains the easiest activity to experience year long, so the only thing you need to snorkel is very simple equipment.
Exploring the depths of the lagoon enables you a full observation of glowing corals as well as impressive schools of fish.
The marine explorations available in the lagoon of Fakarava are almost endless. Whether you are looking for simple osbervation or up close and personal experiences with the marine variety ot animals through scuba diving, the lagoon of Fakarava is yours to explore as you wish.
Fakarava offers you the utmost relaxation stay you could dream of surrounded by an unspoilt natural « decor », all of it blending within hectars of coconut trees spread along the motu. Incredible white sand beaches will unveil in front of your eyese as you stroll along the shore, feet in the turquoise shaded lagoon. An unbelievable escape ; the one of a lifetime
More things to enjoy
Water sports or chill out on deserted beaches, you have more options : excursions on land or sea to discover the bird island, the pink sand beach, the village of Tetamanu, pearl farms and also archaeological and architectural remains, such as the church of Maria O Te Hau, one of the first to be built in French Polynesia in 1874.
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