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Avea Rahi Motu, French Polynesia
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Kia Ora Sauvage
Ranked #1 of 4 hotels in Rangiroa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bozeman, Montana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary at the Kia Ora on Rangioria it was phenomenal. If you are looking for night life, forget this place, but if you are like us wanting a beautiful tranquil place to chill, this is it! Our room had its own small pool which was a delicious way for us to privately... More

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San Clemente, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We experienced our best vacation ever, thanks to the hospitality of Michael and Tetuanui at the Kia Ora Sauvage (Le Sauvage) on Rangiroa. By way of background, my wife and I celebrated our honeymoon on Rangiroa, on a motu about 15 miles from the Le Sauvage. Before proceeding to the motu, we spent a week with a Polynesian family near... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We were the only 2 guests at Kia Ora Sauvage and that experience was very special. Our host, Michel, was very helpful and took good care of us. The food was very good and fresh. He is a super fan of the Brazilian National Team and we had some amazing conversations on the subject. I did try to send him... More

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Austin, Texas
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48 reviews 48 reviews
10 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

You absolutely must do this. To see the milky way of our galaxy and the stars, to experience true peace and beauty there is no comparison. There's nothing like this experience anywhere that I've ever seen. You are on a tiny island that you can walk all the way around in 10 minutes. Your host is fun and warm and... More

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Vancouver, Washington
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This is a great place if you love nature and don't need the luxuries. We spent two nights here and want to go back for at least a week. We were there celebrating our 35th aniversary. Michael has been the caretaker for 21 years. His wife does the cooking and housecleaning and there is a gardener. That is the staff.... More

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San Diego
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7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

This was our second time to the Kia Ora Sauvage. We stayed 6 nights in mid-January, 2014. Michael and his wife,Tetuanui, were our hosts once again. Once again, it was a wonderful stay. The outside world disappears. You forget about the problems you have as you look into an endless horizon of aqua blues and greens. We had the KOS... More

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Burke, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We booked our travel to French Polynesia with Tahiti Nui Travel back in August. We wanted to go someplace out of the way and secluded, and they recommended Kia Ora and Kia Ora Sauvage on Rangiroa. A very good choice! We traveled to Rangiroa in November 2013. Apart from the long plane ride, it was by far the most unique... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Paying hefty price tags at Kia Ora Sauvage is not justified. The management should choose which way they want to go. The place is amazing, in its superb isolation, making you feel like Robinson Crusoe : it was a brilliant idea to set up this annex of Kia Ora there. However, the facilities are torn and reminiscent of a slightly... More

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15 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Kia Ora sauvage is the ultimate Robinson Crusoe experience. I wrote the same thing about tikehau pearl resort last year, that is because we had not seen this place yet. Sauvage offers secluded beauty on a remote little motu surrounded by similar small islands encompassed by blue lagoons. There are only five huts on the island, each hut is simple,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013 via mobile

The Sauvage is in a stunningly beautiful setting. Fisher and Lulu were our hosts and provided excellent food and entertainment. Fisher sang and played the ukulele for us several times during our 5 night stay, plus he'd take us out for fresh coconut juice, heart of palm, and little explorations around the motu. He'd normally have taken us for day... More

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Address: Avea Rahi Motu, French Polynesia
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Location: French Polynesia > Tuamotu Archipelago > Rangiroa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Also Known As:
Kia Ora Sauvage Hotel Rangiroa
Resort Kia Ora Sauvage

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A one hour cruise from the Hotel Kia Ora resort & Spa down to the south coast of Rangiroa, takes you to the Avea Rahi motu (islet) where the Kia Ora Sauvage greets you in a miniature version of paradise. As soon as you land, the legend of Robinson Crusoe becomes true in a setting of 5 traditional bungalows nestled amid the coconut and palm trees. These bungalows have been built in the purest Polynesian tradition while offering high standard amenities. Precious local materials such as ironwood, woven palms, bamboo, coconut, and local handicraft objects have been tastefully integrated in the design of these bungalows. You will be marveled at the sight of the bathroom with its shellfish curtain, coral tiles, stone washbasin all surrounded by live tropical plants. Indeed, an atmosphere of bliss combined with authenticity awaits you at the Kia Ora Sauvage. ... more   less 
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