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Tahiti Ia Ora Beach Resort Managed by Sofitel

Unnamed Rd Tamanu, Punaauia, French Polynesia

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Tahiti Ia Ora Beach Resort Managed by Sofitel

OVERVIEW

Hotel Overview

Lagoon and beach setting
Set on one of Tahiti's few sand beaches, this west coast resort offers views across the lagoon to Moorea and is just 15 km from downtown Papeete and less than one km from the Museum of Tahiti.
Water sports and large pool
A sandy-bottom, lagoon-style swimming pool is set in tropical gardens just metres from the beachfront; complimentary recreational activities include volleyball and a variety of water sports such as kayaking.
Lagoon-view balconies or terraces
The large air-conditioned guestrooms and bungalows, all with terraces or balconies, have views of tropical gardens and Tahiti's lagoon, and are furnished in local Polynesian style with spacious bathrooms.

Property Location
Located in Punaauia, Tahiti Ia Ora Beach Resort - Managed by Sofitel is by the ocean and convenient to Museum of Tahiti and Vai'ava Beach. This 4-star resort is within the vicinity of Mahana Park and Marae Arahurahu Temple.

Rooms
Make yourself at home in one of the 146 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and espresso makers. Your bed comes with premium bedding, and all rooms are furnished with sofa beds. Rooms have private furnished balconies. LCD televisions with satellite programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wired Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Amenities
Head down to the water and enjoy a day at the private beach, or take advantage of other recreational amenities, which include an outdoor pool. Additional amenities at this Art Deco resort include complimentary wireless Internet access, babysitting/childcare (surcharge), and gift shops/newsstands.

Dining
Grab a bite at La Plantation, one of the resort's 2 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Relax with a refreshing drink from the poolside bar or one of the 2 bars/lounges. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 400 AM to 1030 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. This resort has 3 meeting rooms available for events. Guests may use a ferry terminal shuttle for a surcharge, and free self parking is available onsite.

Location

Unnamed Rd Tamanu, Punaauia, French Polynesia

Airport:

PPT - Faaa

ROOMS

Overview

Le Meridien Tahiti has 149 guestrooms and overwater bungalows. The guestrooms are in a U-shaped, low-rise building overlooking landscaped gardens. Bungalows have views of the lagoon and are accessed via exterior walkways. Wood furnishings reflect local Polynesian style. All guestrooms have sofas, desk, daily complimentary bottle of water in room, and minibars (filled upon request)and coffee/tea kettles. Cable/satellite TVs show local and French channels. High-speed Internet access is available for surcharges in 30-minute, 60-minute, four-hour, 24-hour, or 72-hour increments. Bathrooms have separate bathtubs and showers, as well as separately enclosed toilets. Upon arrival, all guests are offered a complimentary fruit juice at the poolside bar.

Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Espresso maker
  • Desk
  • Premium bedding
  • Sofa bed
  • Pay movies
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Turndown service
  • Free bottled water
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Slippers
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Satellite TV service
  • HDTV
  • Free wired Internet
  • LCD TV
  • Furnished balcony
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Electric kettle
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Number of bedrooms -

DETAILS

Property Amenities

A sandy-bottom, lagoon-style swimming pool lies just metres from the beachfront. A variety of complimentary sports facilities is offered, and Le Meridien also has a tennis court on site. Beach- and garden-side restaurants are complemented by a jewellery shop and a gift shop, which also sells newspapers. A transit room is offered for those with late departures.

Le Meridien Tahiti has a 500-square-metre conference room that seats up to 500 people, as well as two smaller meeting rooms. Wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel's public areas. Basic business services, such as photocopying and faxing, can be arranged through reception. Click the link below for more details.

For surcharges, guests can participate in interactive art and cooking workshops. L'Atelier des Artistes workshop showcases music, dance, paintings, photography, and sculpture. This class allows guests to create their own original works of art. L'Atelier du Chef workshop teaches guests cooking techniques by the on-site chef. Participants then savor their creations in a dining room with views of Moorea.

  • Elevator/lift
  • Outdoor pool
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Total number of rooms -
  • Number of floors -
  • Number of buildings/towers -
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Poolside bar
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • On private beach
  • Smoke-free property
  • Express check-in
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free WiFi
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility
  • Year Built
  • Number of restaurants -
  • Number of meeting rooms -
  • Tennis on site
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free self parking
  • Number of bars/lounges -
  • Luggage storage
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Terrace
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Electric car charging station
  • Reception hall

Number of floors: 6

Number of suites: 8

Number of rooms: 149

Dining

La Plantation
Open-air dining by carp-filled pool overlooking gardens. French and Polynesian specialties and international cuisine. Buffet breakfast and à la carte dinner. Brunch on Sundays. Seafood buffet dinner with Polynesian dance show every Fridays nights.
L'Astrolabe
Mezzanine level bar overlooking La Plantation and gardens. Beer, wine, spirits, and cocktails. Informal, with red-cushioned seats and candlelit ambience. Jazz pianist. Open mid-afternoon until late.
Le Carré
À la carte restaurant serving French cuisine, with an emphasis on seafood. Large wine selection. Dégustation (sampling) menu. Located on beach, with views over lagoon and sunset. Asian influences in décor, such as Buddha statues. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Weekend buffet (also offered via Le Pool Bar).
Le Pool Bar
À la carte lunches served from Le Carré, which is adjacent. Also serves snacks, hamburgers, and sandwiches. Thatched hut with bar seating and alfresco poolside seating under coconut trees. Open mid-morning until late, with full menu at lunchtime only. Weekend buffet (also offered via Le Carré).

Recreation

Recreational amenities at the resort include a private beach and an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Boat launch
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Helicopter/airplane sightseeing
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Horse riding/rental
  • Motor boating
  • Mountain biking
  • Parasailing
  • Rowing or canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Volleyball
  • Water skiing
  • Whale-watching
  • Windsurfing