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Pension Au Phil du Temps

Guesthouse 2* - Taha'a

Be seduced by the warm welcome and the friendly atmosphere that reigns in this lovely guest house of only two bungalows and one room (with comfortable King size bed). Split in two by the unique small circle island road of Tahaa, the property is composed on its mountain side of a beautiful Tiare Tahiti garden - the emblematic flower of our islands - with the main house and bungalows in, and on its other side of a long pontoon with great view on Bora Bora and the sunset. From the morning, Franck & Muriel are very caring for you! Tasty homemade meals exclusively based on Tahaa products, private excursions to discover the island...

From 88 USD in double room Quote


Rooms facilities

Baby Bed upon request, Ceiling Fan, Coffee / Tea Facilities, In Room Internet Access / Wifi, Mini Bar, Private Bathroom, TV.


Tiare Room Suite

Adjoining the main house, with its private access, the Tiare Room Suite is composed of a master bedroom, separated from a small living room and a bathroom. It's spacious and bright.

  • Bed configuration : Bedroom : 1 king bed (or 2 single beds)
    Living room : 2 single beds
  • More info : Surface : 35m²
  • Additional facilities : N/A

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From 88 USD in double room


The two units, located in the flower garden, are built mainly from local materials. They are simple, comfortable and beautifully decorated. Each unit has a private bathroom.
Manta bungalow: suitable for 2 adults.
Turtle bungalow: suitable for 3 adults. The 3rd adult (12+) must be a family member and young enough to access the mezzanine bed via a ladder.

  • Bed configuration : Manta unit : 2A -1 king bed (or 2 single beds)
    Turtle unit : 3A - 1 king bed + 1 single bed
  • More info : Surface : 35m²
  • Additional facilities : N/A

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From 88 USD in double room


Check in - Check out

Check-in 11:00 Check-out 10:00

Dining - Entertainment features

Half-board is compulsory. The meals are taken together on a nice large table in the main house.
No dinner will be served after 20h00, no breakfast available before 06h30. Meals not consumed will not be reimbursed.

bread, vanilla yoghurt and homemade jam, cake of the day, fresh fruit & fresh fruit juice
(eggs, bacon and toast extra)

No LUNCH on site (usually included on excursions). Alternatively, snacks are available nearby.

From 07h00 pm: 3-course DINNER set menu, based exclusively on Tahaa products (drinks not included).
The cuisine is elaborate and homely. It is inspired by traditional Polynesian dishes.

No alcohol at the guest house. Small grocery available nearby.

Facilities and activities

Free WIFI available in the main house, the room and the bungalows. No network on the pontoon.

Overwater fare in front of the guesthouse with view onto the lagoon and Bora Bora island.
Sun loungers, table and chairs available for lunch.

Boat transfer to the motu located in front of the guesthouse (flat rate of 2500 xpf round trip per party, to be paid on spot). (Rates are subject to change without notice).

Best Value Package: 3 nights stay including Half board and 2 days excursion. The order of the excursions is set by the managers of the guest house according to the weather.
Island tour by 4x4, visit of a vanilla plantation and a rum distillery: legends, History and economy of the island, learn about the coprah, the precious vanilla growing process and learn about the production of rum. Lunch at a small restaurant during the tour at extra cost (to be paid on spot).

Visit a pearl farm & Snorkeling at the coral garden:
Learn about the whole process of black pearl culture at a pearl farm located on the main island. Don't forget to bring some extra cash, you may fall for a Tahaa black pearl.
After pearl farm visit, embark on the a boat for a 5-min transfer to motu Tautau to snorkel with your guide in the most vast and famous coral garden in Tahaa. Picnic lunch box provided by the guesthouse on request at extra cost (to be paid on spot).
Afternoon at leisure on the motu. Your guide will come to pick you at the end of the afternoon.

Additional excursion by 4x4 available on spot, at extra cost (weather and time permitting).

From 01Jan 2025: no longer Best Value Packages, excursions to be paid on spot.

Bicycles, Kayaks, Canoe, Library, Snorkeling Equipment



Children will love swimming on the white sand motu in front of the pension.
Baby equipment, cot and mosquito net adapted available.


Located 1h00 /1h30 from Raiatea airport.
Transfer by shuttle boat from Raiatea airport to Tahaa dock, then by car to the guest house.

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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