Planning your Holiday
Le Meridien Tahiti is set mid way along the west coast of Tahiti near the islands nicest natural beach. With an imposing main reception and stunning mountain views, this is a classical style resort featuring the largest sand pool in French Polynesia and good surfing nearby.
Hotel Tiare, Papeete Town, Tahiti Island $ 127 - 152
Hotel Tiare is the most picturesque of Papeete's hotels with a stunning location overlooking the picturesque waterfront of downtown Papeete. Hotel Tiare makes an ideal base for business people or those looking to explore Papeete's fine restaurants, shops and nightlife.
Intercontinental Moorea is set on 2 acres of landscaped gardens on the north coast of Moorea. The resort boasts a decent beach and swimming lagoon and the fantastic Dolphin Centre. There's also a large Lagoonarium for snorkelling and a turtle sanctuary ideal for families.
Hotel Hibiscus is a small hotel set alongside a sandy beach protected by a cement sea wall on the west coast of Moorea. The sea in front of the property provides a good swimming area for kids - go out 20 metres and its a pleasant lagoon for swimming and snorkelling.
Hotel Kaveka is located on the oceanfront in the heart of Cook's Bay with a stunning outlook, a small beach for sun lovers and a 40 metre pontoon leading to deep water with excellent snorkelling and good swimming in the bay. This is the ideal affordable base to explore the island.
Intercontinental Bora has two separate resorts. La Moana is located on a private beachfront adjacent to Matira Beach and has a gorgeous fine white sand with some of the most picturesque overwater bungalows in Tahiti. Thelasso offers greater privacy located on an outer motu island.
Le Maitai Polynesia offers excellent value for money on the main island of Bora Bora and makes a great base for enjoying the many excursions around the island and lagoon. The property is located on the southern end of Bora about ten minutes walk to Matira Beach.
Sofitel Bora Resort is located on a lovely beach on the southern side of the main island of Bora with beach bungalows plus there's a private offshore island with accommodation aimed at couples. There's lots of water activities on offer from jet boat rides to catamaran sailing.
Hotel Matira Beach sits in the heart of popular Matira Beach and a great spot for water activities and people watching. This small and friendly hotel has spacious wooden bungalows and offers excellent value for money and easy access to the islands restaurants and tours and day cruises.
Other Society Islands
Tahaa Private Island Resort is without doubt the most exquisite resort in French Polynesia, though a price tag to match. Set on a private motu island on the remote north west lagoon of Tahaa facing the island of Bora Bora, this up-market resort offers fine detail in every aspect.
Pension Kuiri is a delightful retreat where you can really escape the modern world. Set on the uncommercial lagoon island of Maupiti, this guesthouse has simple hand crafted bungalows, good dining, tranquil beaches, excellent snorkelling and some great sightseeing excursions.