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Pension Kanahau

Guesthouse 3* - Hiva Oa

On the heights of the village of Atuona, overlooking the harbor, the bay and the green valley of Tahauku, the guesthouse Kanahau is run by the friendly Tania. 4 simple yet clean cottages, furnished in teak wood and tamanu await you. Each unit has its private bathroom with hot water, TV, ceiling fan and a covered terrace with a very nice view over the valley or bay. The large dining room of the guest house, decorated in local style, has a large terrace from where you will have an exceptional panorama, while taking your continental breakfast. Which better way to start your day!

From 90 USD in double room Quote


Rooms facilities

Coffee / Tea Facilities, Fan, Fridge, Housekeeping every 3 days, Mosquito Net, Private Bathroom, Shower.


Ocean View Bungalow

These bungalows are made of wood and furnished in teak and tamanu, with private terrace. The view differs from the garden units offering an exceptional view on Tahauku Bay with Tahuata Island in the background. No kitchen but a small extra fridge. Well designed and comfortable, these bungalows will make your stay a pleasant one.

  • Bed configuration : 1 queen size bed + 1 sofa bed
  • More info : surface: 25m²
  • Additional facilities : N/A

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From 90 USD in double room

Garden Bungalow & Kitchenette

Cosy local bungalows made of wood and furnished in teak and Tamanu, with private terrace. The view of the surrounding valley is majestic. Quiet and relaxing, you'll enjoy these units, which also offer a small kitchen, handy if you want to have lunch or dinner in your bungalow. Recommended to families with child.

  • Bed configuration : 1 queen size bed + 1 pull-out bed
  • More info : surface: 25m²
  • Additional facilities : Equipped kitchen

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From 98 USD in double room


Check in - Check out

Check-in 12:00 Check-out 10:00

Dining - Entertainment features

Meals are served on a large common table under a beautiful pergola overlooking the bay of Tahauku.

Continental breakfast is served from 6h30 am.
Tea, coffee, hot chocolate will be offered with brioche bread, homemade jams (bananas, passion fruit, papaya, pineapple ...), fresh fruit plate.

Dinner is on request. Reservation and payment on site directly. It is served from 7h30 pm.
There is a fixed menu with main course and dessert.

The guest house does not provide lunch.
However, customers will find something to eat in the various snacks and shops of the village of Atuona.

Limited bar on site (only local beers)

Facilities and activities

Free WIFI access in the public areas. Low speed connection.

The guest house organizes half-day or full day tours to explore the island of Hiva Oa.
Reservation and payment directly on-site.


TV/Movie Room


No special children's menu at the guest house.
For infant 0-2 years old no breakfast provided. Please make your own arrangements.


Located 9 km from the airport, 1 km from the village of Atuona and the pier.

Information on this Factsheet is subject to change without prior notice.

Customer reviews


13/11/2019 - Lee,

Everything we discussed thru email and our plan has been modified few times and finalized in 1-2 months. Fred and Vini are helpful, I had a great honeymoon arrangement. Thanks the team!


19/06/2018 - Elodie, France

Excellent, what an organization at the top! Really thank you, everything was very well managed!


24/01/2018 - Paolo, Italy

Excellent Yes! Everything was perfect. One of the best vacations of my life !!! Hotels, particularly, the ones in Bora Bora where top notch. Yes. I would recommend Tahiti (beautiful), Bora Bora (super) and Rangiroa!

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