French Polynesia Rangiroa Pensions – Where To Stay Guide

The easy thing to do is deciding what to do when going to Rangiroa in French Polynesia (diving of course) but when trying to where to stay, things get a little bit complicated as there's no real catalogue of all of the pensions on this motu.

The term “pension” is one that'll come up quite a bit especially as you move away from the popular islands of Tahiti and Bora Bora (although this is one of the great ways to go to Bora Bora on a budget).



Okay, now that we have the basics out of the way, what are your options when it comes to where to stay in Rangiroa? Here are more or less all the pensions in Rangiroa to choose from.

This is the classic French Polynesia beachfront pension that is affordable, high on hospitality, and no frills.

Chez Sand

Fare Manahere Lodge

Overlooking the Avatoru channel, this is a newly renovated property with beautiful views, epic sunsets, and generous hospitality.

Facing the ocean side of Rangiroa, you'll have free use of bicycles to explore the island and there are stand up paddleboards available as well.

Va'a i te Moana

Aotera Guest House

There are numerous bungalows along the beach and while basic, each offers extraordinary access to the white sand beach.

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