Ninamu Resort

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Ninamu Resort is located on a secluded islet, at about 10 minutes by boat from the airport & the main islet. Arrival/Deparure Airport transfers included in the accommodation rates. Full Board is included in the rates, however alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages are not included. The dining room is pleasant with comfortable furniture & its opening to the outside. The terrace is perfect for cocktails under the stars.

Rates include the unlimited access and use of all watercraft including:

Paddle sports: Ninamu boasts a veritable armada of paddle powered craft, all at your disposal. Available for the guests: Kayaks: 2 double Kayaks, 3 single Kayaks. Paddle Boards: 6 stand up paddle boards

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: 15 sets of snorkel gear and 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: 3 wind surfers, 7 soft top surfboards, 3 boogie boards, 2 long boards.

Exploration: 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: 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.

Fishing: Fishing at the pass once per day is free.

Deep Sea Fishing: Deep Sea Fishing (in ocean) is available at an extra cost. Remote and practically un-touched waters gives you a great opportunity for fishing: Giant Trevally, Mahi Mahi, Bone fish, Dog tooth, Wahoo, Marlin, Tuna and more. 2 fishing boats are available on site.

Diving:Diving is also available at extra cost and the waters in and around Tikehau Atoll provide some of the best SCUBA diving in the world. The Resort organizes 2 dives per day for the guests upon request.

DINING

The dining room is pleasant with comfortable furniture & its opening to the outside. The terrace is perfect for cocktails under the stars.

Buffet Breakfast: from 06:00 am to 09:00am
home bread & jams, fresh fruits, fruit juice, coffee/tea, yogourt, cheese, cereals, eggs

Lunch: from 12h30pm
1main course (set menu)

Appertisers at the bar around 6pm

Dinner: from 07h30pm
1main course + 1dessert (set menu)

Meal schedules could be changed according to the activities that customers want to do.
International & Local food (most of the dished are made from fish). Lunches are usually salads.
Pizza parties with a special oven located on the terrace of the restaurant are scheduled once a week. A barbecue is also available for grills

The bar is located next the living room & restaurant.
Water dispenser available during the day from the restaurant-living room. Coffees (except expresso & capucinno) & teas are free of charge.

Overview

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 6 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 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. Motu Ninamu mainly runs with solar energy, which is the key element to Eco-lodge visitors.

With only 6 rooms available, this magical boutique lodge sells out well in advance and must be booked early to get a room. It is definitely will be a highlight memory of your trip to Tahiti and her islands.

MAY 2013, DEC 2013