With an abundance of tropical flowers, rugged volcanic mountains and a coastline that is so stunning, it has to be seen to be believed, it is easy to see why Tahiti, also known as French Polynesia, has become one of the most iconic luxury holiday destinations of the South Pacific. Offering a range of luxury resorts, each with their own unique spin of grandeur, choosing where to spend your precious holiday time can be daunting. Read on for our short-listed properties offering you the ultimate luxury Tahitian stay!
Sofitel Kia Ora Moorea Beach Resort
Uniquely located on a glorious white sandy beach, the longest on the island of Moorea, the Sofitel Kia Ora Moorea Beach Resort boasts spectacular views of the crystal lagoon and the iconic silhouette of Tahiti Island, all while surrounded by infinite shades of blue throughout the day. This ultra-modern luxury resort is close to a protected marine area meaning a peaceful and quite escape for your holiday. With this ideal setting a stay in the Luxury Overwater Bungalow is a must. These bungalows are the largest on the island and feature a glass floor view panel to witness the underwater wonders plus direct access to the lagoon via the private terrace and sundeck. To help make your stay even more indulgent the Sofitel Kia Ora Moorea Beach Resort also offers Le Jardin Spa & Beauty for those wanting to be pampered, and the culinary delight of Chef Lucas Leonardi Varin with his 10+ years of experience in 5 star hotels and Michelin stared restaurants, at K Restaurant, the intimate and romantic feet in the sand dining setting. A stay at this resort will offer you a one of a kind luxurious hotel experience.
Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa
This 5 star property offers you refined elegance and luxury, it was the first member of Relais & Chateaux in the Islands of Tahiti. Located on the secluded Motu Tautau islet, facing the vanilla-fragrant island of Taha’a on one side and the majestic silhouette of Bora Bora on the other side, it is just paradise! Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa with its luxurious grounds and time-honoured tradition of Tahitian hospitality will transport you to another world. One with three restaurants offering French-Polynesian fusion food, the Tavai Spa with its Polynesian well-being rituals to restore your mind-body balance and of course their iconic Sunset Overwater Suite. These suites have a large private deck with direct access to the lagoon plus a shaded area for when you have had a bit too much sun. The view from the deck takes in the lagoon, the reef and the ocean and of course amazing sunsets firing up the sky. This view can also be taken in from the comfort of the king bed thanks to a picture window facing towards the horizon. Why not choose one of the smaller islands of Tahiti for a more unique and authentic luxury escape.
Intercontinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa
Bora Bora’s bright blue lagoon and the surrounding sapphire sea have long captured the imagination of travellers the world over. Set on Motu Piti Aau - or ‘islet of two hearts’ and facing Mount Otemanu, InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa offers a 5 star luxury tropical vacation of a lifetime. A sanctuary from today’s fast-paced world, the breath-taking vistas, turquoise waters and lush tropical gardens allow you to take a step back and immerse yourself in the opulence of this resort and location. For the ultimate luxury stay be sure to book the Pool Overwater Villa with its private outdoor pool and views of the beach and lagoon. It also features a spacious shaded terrace and sundeck with direct access to the lagoon, outdoor shower facility and an expansive living room with a glass coffee table that looks down onto the pristine waters and tropical fish below. At least once during your stay you should upgrade to the Canoe Breakfast. Delivered directly to your overwater villa in a traditional outrigger canoe and served in the privacy of your terrace it is an unforgettable breakfast in paradise. The resort is also home to French Polynesia’s first Thalasso Spa, integrating deep-sea water nutrients into healing treatments based on ancient Polynesian traditions, and all treatments are carried out in unique glass-bottom spa cabins. This is a resort that lives up to its Pearl of the Pacific tagline.
Conrad Bora Bora Nui
Located on a private island with one of the longest private stretches of soft white sand beaches in Bora Bora, nestled between the soaring backdrop of Mount Otemanu and the mesmerizing lagoon is where you will find Conrad Bora Bora Nui. This award winning resort offers indulgent amenities and a personalized service that ensures every aspect of your stay is taken care of. Relax by the impressive infinity pool during the day or finish the day with a cocktail from the swim up pool bar while watching the sun set. Pamper yourself with a treatment at Hina Spa, located on a hilltop, it offers serenity and views to help you unwind. Or for a truly unique experience spend the day at the resort’s private islet where you can enjoy a chef prepared picnic complete with a bottle of champagne. Of course you may just be content to spend your days lazing in your Beach Pool Villa. The beauty of this villa is the exclusive access to the beach, directly from your terrace you step onto the white soft sand and straight into the lagoon. After a swim, retreat back to your terrace and into the private infinity pool or relax and take in the beautiful views from your sun bed. With your own Ohie Butler Service providing an array of services including, but not limited to, packing and unpacking upon arrival and departure, private cocktail hour, morning beverage delivery, turndown service, and laundry, we won’t judge you for wanting to stay in your room all holiday.
The St Regis Bora Bora Resort
Reaching out across acres of lush landscaping edged by powdery white sands and a crystalline lagoon, The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort represents the epitome of carefree elegance. It’s exquisitely designed Villas, both overwater and on the beach, are the largest and most luxurious in the South Pacific showcasing exotic woods, handwoven fabrics and regional art with spectacular views of the sparkling lagoon or the mystical Mount Otemanu. When you stay at the resort the signature St Regis Butler Service is a standard inclusion. The service has been a treasured hallmark of the St. Regis experience for more than one hundred years. It offers unpacking & packing, champagne sabering, coffee & tea delivery, 24-hours E-butler service and much more. Outside your villa, you can embark on a culinary tour of the world with the resorts four outstanding restaurants serving a wealth of culinary delights all crafted from fresh, island-sourced ingredients. You can experience total revitalization at Iridium Spa, located on its own island in the middle of a private lagoon, it is the perfect place to spend a day in calm contemplation. And once your day of savouring the magnificence of the resort is done, head to your Overwater Superior Suite Villa with its separate lounge and bedroom, glass viewing panels and spacious terrace with lagoon access and a dining gazebo overlooking Bora Bora’s stunning lagoon to complete this picture of tropical elegance.
If the above accommodations have you decided on a luxury Tahitian stay then call our holiday specialists on 1800 800 722 to tailor your escape today. Alternatively, head to our holiday packages ready for you to book and go now!comments powered by Disqus