Gay vacations Tahiti Ia Ora Beach Resort

Tahiti Ia Ora Beach Resort

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This 4-star resort is magnificently nestled on the west coast of Tahiti. Spend a day touring the surrounding waters by boat, embark on a hang-gliding excursion of the island or snorkel in French Polynesia’s famous ultramarine seas. While adventure beckons, you’ll also experience total relaxation in the luxury resort accommodations, which include Overwater Bungalows that boast stunning views of Moorea.

Formerly known as Le Méridien Tahiti, the hotel was rebranded to Tahiti Ia Ora Beach Resort in 2018.

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast Buffet
  • Air Conditioning
  • Beachfront
  • Pool

French Polynesia is one of the few countries in the world that has never implemented any sort of anti-LGBTQ+ laws. As such, this collection of archipelagos is now a haven for the queer community, and LGBTQ+ travelers can expect a seamless and comfortable trip. LGBTQ+ couples can also enjoy the experience of getting legally married in this truly unique country.


The Deluxe Garden view rooms have a view on the gardens of the hotel with a terrace or a balcony.

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From the private terraces, the rooms offer a view on the sea and the lagoon of Tahiti, in a contemporary atmosphere which will satisfy the most demanding travellers.

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Located on the top floors, with 180° breathtaking views over the lagoon and the sister island of Moorea, the 48m² (520 sqft) Panoramic Ocean Front Room has been entirely re-designed and features contemporary neutral-toned furniture and linens, soothing lighting and authentic Polynesian touches including authentic “tapa” cloth lights and tables shaped like surfboards, hard wood floor, inviting “Meridienne” sofa bed.

The bedroom features one large king sized bed or twin beds, high-tech facilities such as flat screen TV, video on demand and music channels, telephone, mini bar, air conditioning, Wi-Fi access, in room safety box, tea & coffee maker, large balcony.

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The junior suites are very spacious including a huge terrace. They are all equipped the same way than the rooms.

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Located on the top floor of the hotel, the Senior Suite looks directly over the blue lagoon of Tahiti. The Senior suite are very spacious including a huge terrace. This suite offers a bedroom and a separate living room.

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Located on the top floor of the main building, the Presidential suite at le Meridien Tahiti offers a unique  and unsurpassed experience on the island of Tahiti

The 179m² (1930 sqft) opulent suite features exquisite views over exotic gardens, crystal clear lagoon and deep blues of the pacific Ocean. From a large outside fully furnished terrace to the more intimate bedroom with canopy bed  and the sun drenched living room, you will enjoy every minute of your stay.

Among others, luxury in-room amenities comprise: 2 flat screen TVs with video-on-demand and music channels, Le Meridien signature bed, telephone, mini bar, i-pod deck, coffee and tea facilities, wifi, in room safety box, separate bathtub & shower, double sink, “Illy coffee” espresso machine, outside terrace furniture, walk-in closet.

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About the Hotel

Le Meredien Tahiti is located only 15km from Papeete, 10km from the International Airport and just walking distance the lagoon/ocean. This 4-star hotel offers beachfront views and a number of luxury amenities which include a resort spa. Each bungalow has a large outdoor patio. All accommodation is air-conditioned and features a minibar, satellite TV and in-room safe. The bathrooms feature a separate bathtub and walk-in shower. Relax in the sandy-bottom lagoon-style swimming pool just metres from the beach front. Free Wi-Fi is available in public areas.

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Food and Drink

Le Carré Restaurant

Enjoy fine international dining.

La Plantation Restaurant

Relish in traditional Tahitian fare.

L’Astrolabe Bar

Unwind after a busy day in French Polynesia with fresh drinks and cocktails.

Le Pool Bar

This bar offers light bites and refreshing drinks overlooking the picturesque lagoon and lush gardens.

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Our Experts

Lynn James

Lynn James

Luxury Travel Expert

"French Polynesia is the ultimate luxury travel destination. No trip to paradise is complete without a visit to Tahiti, Mo'orea and Bora Bora. You can combine all of these islands into one island hopping vacation. "

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Maria Gardner

Maria Gardner

Luxury Travel Expert

"I love the Conrad Bora Bora for so many reasons, but it's their Overwater Villas that really stand out. Rooms are traditional yet design-focused, and you'll never want to leave."

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We want to ensure you have the best experience with us so we’ll keep working on your itinerary until perfect. You will have your own personal dedicated member of our team who will help build the perfect trip for you.

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