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Manihi Atoll, French Polynisia Manihi is a perfect place for tourists who prefer calm holidays alone with pure nature. In general, the atoll can’t be called an overpopulated one – just about 800 people inhabit it, many of them live in the central village. So, if you just want to walk around the local forests or get to secluded beaches not encountering anybody on your way there, it’s a pretty easy task to complete. Most locals have no cars or motorbikes, so there is no such problem as a lack of walking paths – there is a whole system of roads that connects all the island’s human settlements and peculiar natural objects.
It's hard to call Manihi a densely populated territory. The last census showed that just about 800 people inhabit the island, and the main activity here is still fishing just like it was … Open
You can spend two hours or a whole day simply wandering about the territory. Moreover, it’s impossible to get lost here. Each road will eventually take you the ocean coast, to Turiaoa central village or the huge local lagoon which is connected to the ocean. That is why you can enjoy gorgeous palm groves or wait for a sunrise or a sunset sitting under the leaves of tropical trees totally not worrying that you can lose your way. Anyway, you can also hire a guide who will show you all the most exciting places and tell the history of the island.
Those who’re fond of sea fishing should like the island in particular. Locals had been getting themselves food supplies right in the sea, there are not many locals who don’t know how to fish or don’t have their own fishing pole and tackles. It’s highly easy to find an instructor here who can tell you about each feature of fishing in the Manihi’s water area. In addition, there are also no troubles in renting tackles and boats. You don’t have to have a license to fish near the island or in the open sea. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
A few years ago only one hotel was available for guests on the Manihi island. Now the tourists can choose one of 4 cozy hotels. The most upscale hotel is Manihi Pearl Village. It is a large … Open
In case you’re not interested in casual fishing, you can join locals and try shrimp production. Unique impressions are guaranteed. Besides, you can ask to cook in a local style what you’ve caught for a pretty cheap price. Then, those tourists who desire to travel in the past can participate in fishing with a spear.
One more entertainment here is to have a trip to the adjacent islands. The best option is to rent a motorboat with a driver or a simple boat and rule it yourself. There is a bunch of little islands near Manihi, most of them are totally deserted. Nobody would interrupt you from pretending a Robinson Crusoe for a couple of days, so you can literally escape from the civilization if you have such mood. Palm forests, warming sunlight and kilometres of secluded beaches allow travellers to fully immerse into the atmosphere of rainforests.
Manihi is not the perfect place for those who are intended to buy some clothes or shoes by famous brands during their vacations. French Polynesia generally provides a poor choice of brand … Open
On the other hand, if your main purpose is a solitary beach vacation, there is no need to leave Manihi. One has to make efforts to find an overcrowded beach here. The highest concentration of tourists during hot seasons is exceptionally on the coast near Turiaoa. What about other sandy territories, those are just kilometres of empty beaches. You can rent a boat to get to certain bays as it would take quite a lot of time to get there by land, even though there are extremely worthy views on these ways.
If you’d like to swim without waves, you should definitely go to the lagoon coast. But be careful – there is a high possibility to step on a sea urchin or a coral. On the other hand, it has a gentle descent into the water and swimming in this place is nothing than pure pleasure.
Manihi is one of the most beautiful islands of French Polynesia, which for many years has unjustly been neglected by tourists. Travellers began to actively visit it only recently, so this … Open
Those who are fond of extreme kinds of entertainment like surfing, windsurfing or kitesurfing will feel more comfortable on the «outer» part of the coast. Winds blow there all year and all-day round. Beware corals – it’s rather unpleasant to crash into it on the high speed.
Manihi Bungalows At the same time, people who are keen on snorkelling and diving should vice versa appreciate corals. You can snorkel anywhere you’d like – local waters have rich marine wildlife, that is why it won’t be boring swimming here. You can ask about the best points in dive-centres. There are two of them, so it surely will be no troubles with finding equipment and organising the process. You can take a couple of lessons if you have never dived before as well. Those who’re are attracted by nightlife should certainly go right to Teriaoa and enjoy parties there during hot seasons. The largest local hotels organize their own parties once a week too.
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Guide to your best city break in Manihi - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Manihi - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Manihi?' disappears immediately.
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