Sailing holidays in Polynesia on the Fakarava island

Summer 2024 in Tuamotu


Welcome to the wonderful uncontaminated paradise of Fakarava, a hidden jewel in French Polynesia that enchants with its crystal clear waters and breathtaking landscapes. Designated a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, Fakarava is home to a unique ecosystem that deserves to be preserved.

This magical atoll offers the opportunity to experience an unforgettable holiday aboard our sailing boat Mizar, a Sun Odyssey 52.2 with four double cabins and four bathrooms.

During the sailing cruise, you can sail between the islands, explore white beaches and dive into an enchanted sea. In addition to diving activities, you will be able to immerse yourself in local culture, visit traditional villages, discover Polynesian crafts and taste delicious local cuisine.

How to reach Fakarava

To reach the island of Fakarava from Europe, flights are available with airlines such as Air France or French Bee from Paris to Tahiti, then continuing with a flight with Air Tahiti.


  • boarding in Rotoava, located in the northern part of the atoll.
  • From here, we will sail along the east coast to Garuae Pass, a snorkeling paradise.
  • Next, we will explore the wonders of the atoll to the south, visiting the famous pink beach of Santa Beach and the less frequented islands
  • return to Rotoava along the west coast.

Get ready to experience a unique adventure, immersing yourself in the crystal clear waters and breathtaking landscapes of Fakarava.


What will make your holiday unique

  • Underwater explorations of flora and fauna:
    you will discover an enchanting underwater world, encountering a wide range of marine species from the renowned UNESCO biosphere reserve.
  • Navigation without borders:
    with our boat you can explore every corner of Fakarava, from the turquoise lagoon to the remote outer islands
  • Authentic Experiences:
    you will discover Polynesian culture, tasting traditional cuisine and participating in exciting shore excursions.

Why choose Altamarea

  • Professionalism and competence
    with more than 30 years of experience in the sector, we guarantee a quality service carried out with passion
  • No borders
    Our sailing boat is the best way to discover and experience the Polynesian atolls
  • Environmental sustainability:
    we are committed to protecting the fragile ecosystem of Fakarava by adopting sustainable and responsible practices.
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