Independent review for Les Tipaniers Hotel on Moorea Island in French Polynesia

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Les Tipaniers Hotel French Polynesia is a small boutique hotel alongside a picturesque beach on the west coast of Moorea. The beachfront has a shallow sandy bottom lagoon, lots of water activities including a scuba diving centre and overlooks two tiny motu islands. This is an excellent value base with lots of amenities and close to the Little Tourist Village with its boutique shops, supermarket and restaurants.

Les Tipaniers Hotel Room Details & Rates

Room Category
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Sleeps
(c = child)
Hotel Public Rate
(for 2 people)
Standard Bungalow 4 Euro € 165
Garden Bungalow with Kitchen 4 Euro € 165
Beach Bungalow with Kitchen 4 Euro € 188
Vanilla Bungalow with Kitchen 6 Euro € 180

Les Tipaniers Hotel Information & Facts

  • Hotel Location:    Beachfront off coastal highway on north coast of Bora Bora
  • Getting There:    10 minutes by plane from Tahiti International Airport + 30 mins by road
  • Unique Qualities:    Affordable base in popular location, close to restaurants & shops
  • Ideal for:    Couples and Families
  • Hotel Features:    22 Rooms & Bungalows, Swimming Pool
  • Dining:    Restaurant & bar - excellent independent restaurants close by
  • Children Policy:    All ages welcome
  • Local Attractions / Tours:    Offshore motu, Tiki Village Cultural centre, Opunohu Bay, Haapiti Surfing
  • The Beach:    Average - narrow strip of fine white sand extending along Hauru Point
  • The Ocean:    Excellent - sandy bottom with protected lagoon - good for swimming
  • Snorkelling:    Good - abundant reef fish and some corals around islets off from beach
  • Other Activities:    Kayaks, Scuba Diving

Hotel Amenities

There are several different styles of bungalows, some sleeping up to six people and most with kitchens. Most bungalows sleep four although this becomes somewhat cramped but has ample room for couples. There's a long pontoon extending out to deep water which is good for swimming and snorkelling.