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Gecko house and artist' hut IN TAHITI - gecko house

Bedrooms 1
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 nights



gecko house

1 unit studio /room/kitchen/bathroom, 2 separate wc and 1 unit room with kings bed and luxury matress.2 king beds and 1 sofa /bed for kids .

We add the AC/ just in the studio (not in the second room) as we don't want change our rates we add an hour meter just for this AC/ so you pay only if you use the AC/ most of our guest don't need the AC/ we have good fans inside and by night the mountain wind refresh the home ,maybe 3 months are hot in the year (jan to march) and we realise that some strangers can have some problems to support the hot weather, this solution with the hour meter is perfect for all and egual . Personaly we have not AC/ in our home but I can imagine that when you arrive from cold country hot weather can be difficult for you it's for that we added the AC in the gecko home.

About the property


FARE MARGOUILLAT is for 2 couples and 2 childrens can live in this house , located on the beach in PAEA TAHITI. Very nice garden full of flowers and exotics fruits trees (mangoo, avocado, papaya, great fruit , ) and 'dragon eyes' , that you can taste when it 's the season .

You can sea the sea from the terasse , kitchen , and bathroom( when you take your shower you are in front of the sea) and 2 WC

You can go fish for food with a hook or 'fish food to the supermarket ,in front of the property with 'francs(money'), more sure !!! (supermarket is open daily 6am to 7pm)

The house is full equipments for holidays and you have a special place with 3 washing machines for clothes.

10m walk from marae arahurahu with dance show every last saturday of the month IN JULY , beautiful and magical .

We have 3 dogs at home (one bastard ) and 2 small sausage dogs very friendly with everibody, they make 'gardians of the property' , by night only the bastard stay outside , the sausages dogs stay in my home , then you can sleep perfectly

Montain and lagoon: Montain and lagoon , in the same place , an other idea of the paradise , you can visite many valleys deep in the montain and very safe because no dangerous animals or insects in TAHITI

Look this crazy house on Facebook: "location saisonnière à Tahiti"

THE ARTIST HUT: only for a couple.

located in a 2000m²'s garden in Paea , Tahiti, this bungalow received the name of : 'Tarzan's house', all in wood and ecological builded , it is a small jewell of fantasy and crazy imagination . All guests are surprise by this place unic in Tahiti and so funny. Perfect for honey moon , this bungalow will stay in your memory, it's sure .

Traditional polynesian welcome with fresh flowers leis.

The garden is full of exotics flowers and fruits trees

When it's the season ,you can taste the avocados, grapfruts,dragon eyes,papayas..

You sleep in front of the sea , all in the nature , in a very safe place .

We have 3 dogs for the security of the property, they are the gardians , they are very small, 2 'sausage dogs' and one bastard, very good dogs, friendly with kids and every body , they are just in the property for 'alarm beuglar' and then you can sleep all windows open , in a very safe place .(when it's full moon night , the lagoon become a 'light show that you can see from your bed ')

Most of the time, dogs stay around our house , place where their masters live, and they don't go to 'disturbe' the rented house.

possibility to rent a car add to the house for 1 day or more , specials rates for long rent

We love meet all people from all around the world , we speak a little about our contry , and it's for that we apreciate so much living far from 'the big civilisation' .

A gay friendly place too.

Times of departure and arrival times: normally taking the house is from 2am to 11am and is released (at the latest) the day of departure, however, given the arrival of international aircraft, early morning or late at night, we can adjust our rental time of arrival and departure, just think to notify us of your estimated time of arrival and your departure tim

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Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French, Spanish, I understand italian and portugues
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 April, 2018


I am always happy to meet stranger people ,world is nice and people too .I am living in Tahiti since 35 years and I can help you for every think that you need or want ;

I am lost for France for ever .I LIVE WITH THE RYTHM SUN , like most of people in Tahiti, and my favorite time is at 9am I make a breack in my job I make a coffe and drink it in front of the lagoon , I am sure that I have the best coffee space in the world.

LAURENCE LIMINANA BRIGATO purchased this villa in 1999


I am always happy to meet stranger people ,world is nice and people too .I am living in Tahiti since 35 years and I can help you for every think that you need or want ;

I am lost for France for ever .I LIVE WITH THE RYTHM SUN , like most of people in Tahiti, and my favorite time is at 9am I make a breack in my job I make a coffe and drink it in front of the lagoon , I am sure that I have the best coffee space in the world.

What makes this villa unique

property with others houses , absolutly secure and safe , and good place around.

My best pleasure is when I see guests that come again because they feel them like at home .

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa around the Pā'ea around the Windward Islands

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Computer Available ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Salle de bains 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Outdoor Shower
    - Toilet
  • bathromm and kitchen equiped with solar hot water system and 2 WC
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Chambre 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • 1 orthopedic king size in the first unit and 1 sofa bed , and 1 orthopedic king size in the other unit with fan and television ( no cable but french tv and box with choice of English movies) the studio have the AC with hour meter just for the AC , no AC in the second room
  • Books
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Deck Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Child's Swing
  • Terrace
  • Gated Community
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Terrace
  • 2 bicycles
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • Water sports
  • whale watching
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


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gecko house
average rating of 4.90625 based on 32 reviews
Bend, Oregon


  • 5 of 5

We had the perfect finish to our vacation at Laurence’s wonderful Gecko home. Beautifully situated on a black sand piece of heaven in a great quiet location. Laurence was so inviting and incredibly helpful with directions, dining suggestions and just truly being a welcoming friend. We had everything we needed including treats in the fridge waiting for us, the property is stunning and well landscaped with rock gardens and fabulous flowering trees. There are 3 dogs that are perfectly trained and so friendly, they gave us comfort as we were missing our dog terribly. I can’t imagine a more perfect home to stay in and call our home base as we explored the island. I would strongly recommend this rental for a wonderful stay!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: MERCI JOELLEN your stay was so short at home but we enjoyed so much to meet you and my dogs too. I am very happy that your end trip finished by a good place . ENCORE MERCI LAURENCE
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Very relaxing stay

  • 4 of 5

Laurence is very accommodating an we were very comfortable with our stay.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: good luck for your long long trip around the south pacific.
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Great Owner

  • 5 of 5

As a fellow HomeAway/VRBO owner I felt that Laurence was a great owner. She took very good care of us. This home was just right for our need to be stationed close to the airport so we could make our flight home. This home is conveniently located close to a store to pick up any items we may need.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Juneau, Alaska

Wonderful Place to Stay!

  • 5 of 5

Our first trip to Tahiti and we couldn't have stayed at a more perfect place. Wonderful, friendly family with everything we needed to be able to explore a beautiful island! Thank you Laurence and your family for all of your help! We will certainly be back!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for meeting you at home it's always a pleasure to meet people so different from us and that live in so different country and climate ; All the family was happy to see you at home and you are lucky the weather was so perfect for you , a little bit to hot if we compare our respectives country but it was the final for you : sea, sun and relax. You are welcome at home when you cold weather burn your brain remember that the hot weather make the same in Tahiti but it's better than for you; ha ha ha ha . Laurence
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Perfect private hideaway

  • 4 of 5

I'll keep this brief,

-lovely views and sunsets

-proximity to a good store and two restaurants plus fruit street vendors

Very reasonable price to rent Lawrence's cars which are modern and clean...stick shift

Lawrence did so many generous things for us that I'm hesitant to describe them as she may be taken advantage of. From the moment we arrived to the moment we left, she was a gracious host.

Hello to the dogs and the fish in the lagoon.

Jackie, Stephen,Lorette, Lauren and Gary

  • Review Submitted: 04-Dec-2016
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your stay at home , sure Tahiti weather is so different and warm than your native Canada. Laurence
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Bergen, Norway

wonderfully helpful hosts!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our too brief stay at the Gecko House. Our hosts were very friendly, helpful and provided a great introduction to Tahiti and the French Polynesian Islands. The house, directly on a sea wall with a fantastic view over the lagoon, was comfortable, clean and well supplied. We hope to be able to come again!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: MARURUURU for my first guest from Norway , it was very interesting to share an idea about our different country. I wish you a very pleasant trip for your stay in french polynesia; Laurence
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Nearest Airport
21 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
23 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
18 Kilometres
papara atimaono
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
in the shopping center 50m of the property
Car: recommended

Located on the front beach in Paea , 23km far from Papeete (main city).The house is in a big garden , closed, full of exotics flowers and fruit trees in a quiet place , with very kinds tahitiens neibourghs.They speak easy with every body and they can explain you how to fish or how to make surf.

The beach is in front of the house and close from a small shopping center ( in front of the property )

where you can find food , restaurant, pharmacie, ..

40 minutes far from TEAHUPOO,and 15 m from Taharuu beach surf spot , in the good way for the trafic .

NEW SERVICE: now you can rent the home with car includding with best price : rates for car : 45 euros/day (2014) and better prices for long renting

Very quiet and calm place (no roasts ) beautiful garden , and lagoon. The house is full équipments for goods holidays or for working , too . (beds 2m x 2m: king size ,with luxuary matress)

Really a small paradise , in an island LOST IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN;

Other Activities: Walk to the water fall of ARAHURAHU 2 hours walk http://us.abritel.fr/icalendar/15012606b1e04e67813aaeacfa762b16.ics


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