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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We loved everything about our stay at Pension Paparara. Charming bungalows, with plenty of space (and hot showers!), right on the lagoon with unforgettable views of the sunset. Great access to the magical water of Fakarava, with a nice swimming beach at your doorstep. We especially loved watching the resident black tip reef sharks and nurse shark swimming around the... More 

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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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153 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

This is a beautiful and simple pension. All bangalos are in front of the sea and have a very nice view of the sunset. The room has space enough and altought there is no air conditioner there is a lot of wind. The family who runs the pension do not speak english very well and maybe this is the reason... More 

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Setauket, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Last month we stayed at pension Paparara for three days. We very much enjoyed our time there. It was peaceful and the setting was idyllic. The bungalows face the lagoon and provide wonderful views of the sunset. For those who like snorkeling there are numerous coral heads directly in front of the bungalows. The hard corals are colorful and there... More 

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Nicely located beach huts with mosquito netted beds and a pleasant verandah overlooking the lagoon. Only one hut has hot water so book early or face a cold shower. The communal lounge / bar and dining area are part of the owner's house and the large wall mounted TV in the lounge area was almost permanently on showing Peppa Pig... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 via mobile

Great pension with bungalows facing the lagoon. Perfect place to enjoy the real french polynesia. Ato and Corina are very nice and helpful hosts and they also offer a selection of various activities at affordable prices. On the plus side, fantastic dinner with local and various dishes! Highly recommended!

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Gllendale, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Pension Paparara is beautifully placed right up against the lagoon on the north end of Fakarava. The ocean was just a few steps from your front porch, and the setting is postcard perfect. There is nothing going on in Fakarava aside from the diving, but the diving is some of the best in the world. Fakarava is a UNESCO world... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

I spent the whole week at Pension Paparara and I really enjoyed the authenticity of Polynesian life. For me, this experience was much better than staying at Bora Bora, because Fakarava is an amazing atoll, not touched/destroyed by tourism and you can relax, dive and enjoy. Ato and Corina are very nice persons and thanks to their familiar approach, you... More 

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genova
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Pension Paparara is a lovely and authentic place, and it is a real homemade pension, where thanks to Ato and Corina you can live a real polinesian life, in the peace and in front of the see. It is clean, comfortable bungalows on the white sand beach, sleeping with the only sound of the see and the fresh air of... More 

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Kilauea, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

We are so happy to have made the journey to Fakarava. The water and diving here are superb- vibrant corals and thriving marine life. Pension Paparara is a lovely change from the big resorts- clean, comfortable bungalows on the white sand beach with good air flow, amazing ocean view and wonderful food. Ato and Corina are fantastic hosts and generously... More 

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2 Thank carolkauai
Paris
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2006

The pension itself was great and very well run (pretty beach front bungalows, good bathroom, good food, clean, good swimming out front) but do not buy pearls from the owner unless you manage to bring his price down by at least 70%- he used to have a pearl farm and he's unloading what he's got left. He'll pull out some... More 

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Address: BP 11 ROTOAVA, 98763, French Polynesia
Location: French Polynesia > Tuamotu Archipelago > Fakarava
Price Range: $160 - $340 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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