The hotel was built on a hillside on the island of Hiva oa.
First hotel 3rd category realized as part of tourism development of Marquesas Islands, counting 14 Architectural pavilion bungalows type for a perfect integration with the environment.
The bungalows are situated on the lower deck, and all public areas representing the largest volume overlooks the bay's view. Effect emphasized by integrating an overflow pool which ensure visual continuity with the view.
The different volumes were covered with wood shingles and all the works were made with specific materials from Marquesas Islands (wood, stone and river pebbles, woven bamboo).
Local artisans had participated in the general embellishment, sculptures on bungalows' columns facade, various interior decorative panels, volcanic stone carving and construction of tapas (traditional drawings on beaten wood bark).
The construction lasted 13 months, the hotel is open since October 99.
HÔTEL HANAKE PEARL COTTAGE HIVA OA
SA Societyof Marquisas Island's Hotels - Hiva Oa
Project manager's mission:
Conception / realisation / interior design
300 000 000 CFP
2 500 000 Euros
From September 98 to October 99