This secluded 5-star luxury resort is located on the Motu Tautau islet, facing the lush island of Taha’a on one side and the majestic silhouette of Bora Bora in French Polynesia on the other side. The resort is inspired by traditional Polynesian architecture and style, and hosts 57 remarkable suites and villas. Dive into the pristine waters of the surrounding lagoon or tour the nearby islands at the recommendation of the the resort’s dedicated concierge service. The Spa is nestled in a beautiful exotic garden, overlooking the calm resort’s interior laguna and surrounded by bamboo trees.
This little haven of peace is a true escape to a world of colour, energy and deep well-being.
Highlights For Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa
- Cost Category: Gold
- Gift shop and a Tahitian pearl jewelry shop
- 3 restaurants and 2 bars
- Tennis court
- Fitness center
- Open air swimming pool
- Scuba diving services
- Activities and Concierge desk
The Taha’a overwater suite
The Taha’a Overwater Suite offers the great feeling of being suspended above the crystal-clear lagoon with exquisite views of the lush Vanilla Island.
The Bora Bora Overwater Suite
With views of the silhouette of Bora Bora, the Coral Garden and chain of ‘motu’ islets, the Bora Bora Overwater Suite is without a doubt a favourite.
Sunset Overwater Suite
As the horizon spreads before your eyes, you will enjoy wonderful views of the lagoon, reef and ocean. And of course amazing sunsets firing up the sky.
End of Pontoon Overwater Suite
This Overwater Suite will definitely be the most private of all, facing the main island of Taha’a. Sunrise is a great moment to enjoy if you are an early bird !
The Beach Villas (and the Royal Beach Villas) could be considered our Signature accommodations! Totally blended in the islet’s environment, the Beach Villas open onto the white sand beach and the turquoise lagoon. They offer one bedroom and a separate living area with their own plunge pool, thatched roof cabana and tropical garden. There is also an outside bathtub and shower to fully enjoy the starlit skies of the Tahitian islands.
The Royal Beach Villa
The Royal Beach Villas are amazing units boasting 2 bedrooms and en-suite bathrooms, as well as 2 outside bathtubs and showers. They also feature a plunge pool and thatched roof gazebo set in a private tropical garden to enjoy the islands’ way of life at its best: the outdoors! Those villas are ideal for families or friends wishing to stay close.
About the Hotel
Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa is a 5-star property, located on a “motu” islet, a 35-minute navigation from the Raiatea Airport (transfers operated by the resort’s shuttle boats) and a 5-minute boat ride from the village of Tapuamu. It has gathered its share of industry honours and has been praised by several publications, including Condé Nast Traveler’s GOLD LIST of “The World’s Best Places to Stay” in January 2012. Le Taha’a is surrounded by pristine waters and is located steps from an incredible coral garden which you can explore on one of the snorkelling or diving trips organised by the resort. The hotel also houses a fitness centre and spa as well as outdoor tennis courts.
Food and Drink
La Vanille Restaurant
Le Vanille, the resort’s main restaurant, is open for breakfast and dinner. Set high up among the trees, one shall enjoy restful views of the Taha’a lagoon and the property’s lush gardens. Le Vanille is the perfect place for a great start to the day with our selection of fresh squeezed juices, delicious danish, muffins, French “pain perdu”, tropical fruits, hot and cold buffet.
La Plage Restaurant
Enjoy this ‘al fresco’ restaurant, right on the beach and feet in the sand ! The Chef’s specialities include some delicious fresh, colourful salads, tasty grilled fish or meat, sashimis and of course Tahitian’s well renowned ‘poisson cru’, a salad of raw tuna marinated with vegetables, lime juice and freshly squeezed coconut milk.
The Ohiri Restaurant is the resort’s gourmet and gourmands dining option. The Chef will delight you with some creative French- Polynesian fusion cuisine. And the Sommelier with the selection of varied and reputed wines from our cellar.
Located by the La Plage restaurant, the Manuia Bar (and swim up bar) is the ideal place for a nice refreshing cocktail as you lounge by the pool or relax on the beach.
Adjacent to the Vanille restaurant, the Tehutu Bar is the place to be for evening cocktails, with an exhaustive choice of cocktails and drinks as well as the tapas selection from the Chef !