Independent review of Vahine Island Resort in French Polynesia
Tranquil property on small island on the east side of Tahaa. This is a small intimate and down-to-earth property with a secluded and tranquil outlook and as much or little activity as you choose.
Vahine Island Resort is situated in a paradise-like setting on the Motu Tu Vahine (Island of the Woman), a private little island in the middle of the lagoon of Tahaa. The Resort has everything to make your stay in paradise an unforgettable one especially with a setting of white sand beaches, a magnificent coconut grove full of light and shadows and a backdrop of superb sunsets over Bora Bora will take your breath away and remain forever etched in your memories of this unbelievable place.
The Beach Bungalows are ocean front on a narrow stretch of sand with a very shallow lagoon - at high tide the beach disappears altogether. Currently being upgraded to provide larger living space.
Overwater Bungalows face west and overlook the mountains of Tahaa. Each of the three bungalows offers a large open plan room with rattan furnishings and a small bathroom (low shower head) with separate but tiny toilet. There's a large wooden veranda along two sides of the bungalow giving good privacy. Each bungalow has direct access into the lagoon.
The Beach & Lagoon
There's a small beach at the front of the property and a picturesque sand spit at low tide.
The island is covered in coconut palms and lawn and there's a lovely open-air restaurant with sand floor and wooden designs overlooking the ocean.