A jewel of the South Pacific

Solomon Islands ➝ Isabel ➝ Santa Isabel Island

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Papatura Island Rentotic is in a bay of idyllic crystalline waters on the island of Santa Isabel, on the Solomon Islands. It is 8 minutes by ship of the areopor. The Papatura village is a jewel of the South Pacific, with excellent surfing, world class fishing, diving in coral reefs, a large jungle and an interesting melanistic culture. All this outside the commercial circuit of mass tourism. Papatura has a wide variety of waves in the area for both beginner and advanced surfers. Most are at a 20 -minute boat distance. The waves is quite consistent and the best waves occur from November to April. It is the same waves that hit Hawaii who arrive at the Solomon Islands a few days later. They can range between 3-6 feet and breaks are very influenced by waves, tide and wind. All waves break in coral reefs. Very few surfers have surfing the area so it is easy to find "Unsurfed" waves. Surf excursions are carried out twice a day. They include the free use of a wide range of tables. In addition, they are the only resort of the Solomon Islands offered by Stand Up Paddle. The accommodation is in 4 types of bungalows built with traditional materials and respecting the environment. Everyone has a magnificent view of the beach and are surrounded by palm trees and wild orchids. Papatura Island retreat puts their grain of sand in the local community by facilitating income for using their maritime channels and thus offering an alternative to logging and commercial fishing.