Tahiti Ia Ora Beach Resort Managed by Sofitel

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Tahiti

Accommodations / Elegant Hotel

The Tahiti Ia Ora Beach Resort offers you a unique experience at the edge of a lagoon on one of the island’s most beautiful white sandy beaches. The hotel faces the island of Moorea and offers a breathtaking view of the turquoise lagoon and magnificent coral garden. Ideal for both relaxation and entertaining leisure, The Tahiti Ia Ora Beach Resort , is also suitable for the pleasures provided by the metropolitan lifestyle: twice a day, except on Sundays, a shuttle service will take you to Papeete, the capital of French Polynesia, which is only 15km (10 miles) away.
The Tahiti Ia Ora Beach Resort provides a wide range of complimentary beach and water activities, enabling you to enjoy the beach and lagoon to the full. In order to help your creativity run wild, we have created cultural workshops. Therefore, you can watch local artists create artworks and even take part in workshops at l’Atelier des Artistes. Budding gourmets are also invited to create culinary masterpieces at L’Atelier du Chef, under his watchful eye.
Access
International airport: 10 min from / to Tahiti airport by Shuttle service or private transfer
City: 15 km from / to downtown Papeete by highway Shuttle service twice a day (except on Sundays) or private transfer                    
Check in - Check out:  2:00 PM – 11:00 AM  
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Accommodation

The hotel offers 149 rooms and suites and 12 overwater bungalows which combine local art, a modern colour palette and traditional furniture.

2 standard rooms

Size: 48 sqm
Maximum occupancy: 3 adults or 2 adults + 1 child under 15 
Special Amenities: 1 King size bed - Terrace or balcony
View: Garden

 

17 garden view ROOMS

Size: 48 sqm
Maximum occupancy: 3 adults or 2 adults + 1 child under 15 
Special Amenities: 1 King size bed or 2 twin beds - Terrace or balcony
View: Garden

 

6 GARDEN VIEW family ROOMS

Size: 48 sqm
Maximum occupancy: 2 adults + 2 children 
Special Amenities: 2 Queen size beds - Terrace or balcony
View: Garden

 

40 DELUXE PARTIAL VIEW ROOMS

These rooms are located on the first and second floor.
Size: 48 sqm
Maximum occupancy: 3 adults or 2 adults + 1 child under 15 
Special Amenities: 1 King size bed or 2 twin beds - Private terrace or balcony
View: Partial view of the lagoon


34 DELUXE ocean VIEW ROOMS

Located on the third and fourth floors, the rooms have been completely renovated in 2011.

Size: 47 to 50 sqm
Maximum occupancy: 3 adults or 2 adults + 1 child under 15 
Special Amenities: 1 King size bed or 2 twin beds - Private terrace or balcony
View: Lagoon & ocean



4 DELUXE family lagoon VIEW ROOMS

Located on the third and fourth floors, the rooms have been completely renovated in 2011. Ideal for families.

Size: 47 to 50 sqm
Maximum occupancy: 2 adults + 2 children
Special Amenities: 2 Queen size beds - Private terrace or balcony
View: Lagoon & ocean


27 panoramic ocean front rooms 

The Panoramic Ocean front rooms are situated in the last two floors of the hotel. The customers who stay in this category benefit from a free shuttle Hotel / city center / Hotel.

Size: 48 sqm
Maximum occupancy: 3 adults or 2 adults + 1 child under 15
Special Amenities: 1 king size bed or 2 twin beds - Private terrace or balcony - Illy coffee espresso machine and a bottle of mineral water every day
View: Lagoon & ocean


4 junior suites 

The Junior suites are very spacious. They are all equipped the same way than the rooms.

Size: 83 sqm
Maximum occupancy: 3 adults or 2 adults + 1 child under 15
Special Amenities: 1 king size bed - Huge terrace (35 sqm)
View: Lagoon & ocean


2 one bedroom suites 

Located at the end of each building, the One Bedroom Suites offer a bedroom and a separate living area.

Size: 86 sqm
Maximum occupancy: 3 adults or 2 adults + 1 child under 15
Special Amenities: 1 king size bed - Huge terrace (35 sqm)
View: Lagoon & ocean


1 presidential suite 

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

Size: 131 sqm
Maximum occupancy: 3 adults or 2 adults + 1 child under 15
Special Amenities: 1 king size bed - Huge terrace (35 sqm)
View: Lagoon & ocean


12 overwater bungalows

Overwater Bungalows offer a Polynesian style, and rise above the lagoon of Tahiti. All bungalows feature a terrace allowing to take advantage of the beauty of the lagoon … The newly decoration harmonizes wood, sober colors and high level of comfort.

Size: 56 sqm
Maximum occupancy: 2 adults + 1 child under 15
Special Amenities: 1 king size bed - Terrace over the lagoon
View: Lagoon & ocean
Dining
The resort’s restaurants and bars serve innovative cuisines in breathtaking settings and are the ideal places to have a drink.
Room services available 24/7.

La Plantation

Surrounded by a luxuriant vegetation, La Plantation comfortably accommodates 180 people and offers you the opportunity to discover both local and international specialties on the buffet or à la carte menu. Enjoy a cultural experience every Friday night with a traditional Polynesian dance show, accompanied by a delicious buffet. Polynesian brunch on Sundays.

Open for: Breakfast Buffet (6:30 AM – 10:00 AM & until 11:00 AM on Sunday)
 

Dinner (3:30 PM – 10:00 PM)

Specialty: Local and international
Dress Code: Casual

 

Le Carré

On the edge of the lagoon is Le Carré, our gourmet restaurant. Feast your eyes on the breathtaking panoramic view of our sister island of Moorea, while listening to lounge music. In this very unique atmosphere, you will discover a refined and creative cuisine, complemented by selected wines. If you are willing to find a delicious cocktail at sunset, the Astrolabe or the Pool Bar are the places to go to.

Open for: Lunch (12:00 AM – 2:00 PM)
 

Dinner (7:00 PM – 9:30 PM)

Specialty: Local and international
Dress Code: Casual, chic during evenings

 

2 Bars

Le Pool Bar, for variety of refreshing drinks and delicious snacks.

Open: 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Le bar l’Astrolabe, friendly bar overlooking the Plantation restaurant.

Open: 4:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Spa
Take the time to enjoy the traditional Polynesian treatments for the body, face, hair, and nails; body scrubs and wraps using local products are a speciality of the wellness center.
Depending on the formula chosen, a relaxing massage using essential natural oils perfects the harmony and the serenity created by the environment of Tahiti Ia Ora Beach Resort wellness center. Perfect to recover from jetlag.
Treatment rooms: 2
Size: 60 sqm
Brand: Natural products
Schedule: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Free activities
  • Tennis (floodlit at night)
  • Swimming pool with a sandy bottom
  • Polynesian canoe & Kayak
  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Beach volleyball
  • Ping-pong
  • Free access to “L’Atelier”, an artist workshop
  • WIFI access in the lobby
Other activities & Services
  • Live music at the bar
  • Free access to “L’Atelier”, an artist workshop
  • Boutiques
  • WIFI access in the rooms
  • Aquagym
  • Diving center
  • Excursions
  • Deep sea fishing
  • Jet skiing
  • Surfing
  • Dolphin & whale watching (during season)

L’Atelier Creative Mind: a unique experience

Located on the top floor of the resort, L’Atelier des Artistes, our art workshop, is a unique place, which is exclusively dedicated to art and culture. With a space of 2200 sq. ft. (205 m²), l’Atelier is a convivial place to exchange, discover artworks and socialize… Release your creative mind during a personalized class with our artists.

When: Free access 6 days a week

As for the cooking specialists, you are warmly invited to join our "Ateliers du Chef” and discover your unsuspected talents.

Our Opinion
The Tahiti Ia Ora Beach Resort is the perfect place to stay at if you are eager to discover the island.
The hotel is only 30 minutes away from the 18-hole Atimaono golf course. The botanical garden, the Paul Gauguin Museum are not far, and the Museum of Tahiti and Her Islands is a short walk from the resort.
The Tahiti Ia Ora Beach Resort offers the largest conference room in Tahiti with a seating capacity varying from 300 to 500.