Hotel Maitai Rangiroa overlooks the immense lagoon from a rocky stretch of shoreline on the northern end of Rangiroa. Located five minutes from the airport, it provides convenient access to two of the world's best diving destinations, the Tiputa and Avatoru Pass. With the exception of six beachside bungalows, the majority of the guest accommodations are dispersed among a thriving coconut grove.
Each guestroom at the Hotel Maitai Rangiroa features a traditional design with appropriately modest furnishings. In the absence of any overwater bungalows, there is a shared overwater pier for easy access to the lagoon. The restaurant, Blue Lagoon, serves French, international and Polynesian cuisine in a charming and authentic atmosphere. Complimentary activities include biking, snorkeling, kayaking and outrigger canoeing.
The Garden Bungalows are duplex-style buildings, scattered at the edges of the resort with views of the lush gardens. Each is equipped with 1 king bed or 2 Twin beds.
The Premium Garden Bungalows are scattered within the resort's gardens with garden views. Each is equipped with 1 king bed or 2 single beds, and a Sofabed. There are two bungalows with facilities for the disabled in this category.
The Lagoon Bungalows are located along the water's edge with views across Rangiroa's stunning lagoon. Each is equipped with 1 king bed and a Sofabed.
Discover a delicious fusion of French cuisine and Polynesian flavors at the Blue Lagoon Restaurant, where the atmosphere is warm and friendly and the staff is professional and kind.
Open for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Nestled in the heart of a beautiful tropical garden, the Mawake Bar offers a warm and authentic setting with tasteful decor and a casual style. It invites its guests to unwind and listen to music while enjoying their favorite drink or cocktail.
Allow the gentle currents to carry you across the water of the Tiputa Pass and discover a variety of colorful marine life. Depending on the season, you may witness rays, sharks, turtles, dolphins, napoleon fish and barracuda in their natural environment. Before heading back to the hotel, you will also stop at a natural aquarium to swim with tropical fish and eels in a vibrant coral garden. Available only to guests of the Hotel Kia Ora Resort & Spa.
Enjoy a two-hour fishing experience. Your captain will guide you to the best fishing grounds inside the reef of Rangiroa. Lagoon fishing is available for 2 and 4 hour excursions. Price is per boat with a maximum of 4 passengers. Available only to guests of Hotel Kia Ora Resort and Spa.
Enjoy an unforgettable cruise on your own motorboat charter. The captain will tailor this cruise of Rangiroa's magnificent lagoon to your wishes. Available for 4 and 8 hour charters. Price is per boat with a maximum of 6 passengers. Available only to guests ot Hotel Kia Ora Resort and Spa.
Discover French Polynesia's only winery, Dominique Auroy's Vin de Tahiti, on the atoll of Rangiroa. Upon arrival there will be an introduction to the Rangiroa Wine, after which you can view the wine cellar. At the end of the tour, you can taste Rangiroa Wine and a type of rum made from sugar cane called 'Mana'o'. If so inclined, you can purchase the wine and rum to take home or enjoy later in your room. Operates: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Venture out to the edge of the reef at the mouth of the Tiputa Pass to watch the playful dolphins while accompanied by an experienced captain. Available only to guests of Hotel Kia Ora Resort and Spa.
Explore Rangiroa's world-renowned dive sites with The Six Passengers, a top-rated dive center in Rangiroa. Each dive group is organized by experience level, and allows for a maximum of six people. The Six Passengers' guides are known for their expert knowledge and attentiveness to safety. The dive spots are dependent on the tide and the time of day and give divers the opportunity for close encounters with countless tropical fish, sharks, turtles, dolphins and manta rays. Enjoy up to three dives per day and return to the eco-dive center in between dives for coffee, briefings and video footage from the previous dive. Children must be 8 or older. Operates: Everyday
South of the atoll, Reef Island is an area dotted with raised 'feo' coral formations, weathered shapes chiseled by erosion into petrified silhouettes on the exterior of the reef that stretch for several hundred meters with basins and channels that make superb natural swimming pools. Depending on the tide, you might see dolphins swimming around the boat in the Tiputa Pass on the return trip to the hotel. Available only to guests of the Hotel Kia Ora Resort & Spa.
Experience one of the most popular attractions in Rangiroa. The Blue Lagoon is a natural pool formed by a string of islets and coral reefs on the edge of the main reef - a lagoon within a lagoon. It isn't too deep and is home to countless varieties of marine life. You will discover this incredible paradise and enjoy an afternoon of swimming, snorkeling and relaxing on pristine beaches. Includes a traditional Polynesian picnic. Depending on the tide, you may even drift snorkel in the Avatoru Pass before heading back to the hotel. Available only to guests of the Hotel Kia Ora Resort & Spa.
The excursion to the Pink Sand Beach, located at the extreme southeast part of Rangiroa, is worth seeing both for the destination and for the route leading to it. Your adventure begins with a boat trip of about two hours with the ocean and an endless sky as your backdrop. At the journey's end, the intensely turquoise lagoon clears up gradually to become opalescent and fade into the pink appearance. Enjoy a freshly prepared Polynesian picnic on a private motu. Available only to guests of the Hotel Kia Ora Resort & Spa.
This package of 10 dives can be used by one person or shared between two people (5 dives each). The dives can be split between Tahiti, Moorea, Bora Bora, Fakarava, Tikehau and Rangiroa. Operated by TopDive Dive Centers. Includes free Nitrox for all certified Nitrox divers.
This hotel was renovated recently to include a new freshwater swimming pool and a nicely redone beach. It provides excellent value for divers. The Garden Bungalows feature a duplex layout and remain a great option for families as well.
Hotel Maitai Rangiroa
Extra person charges may apply and vary, enquire at time of booking.
Cribs may be available and should be requested at the time of booking: fees may apply.
Passport identification and valid credit card are required upon check-in for incidental charges.
Check-in time: 2 PM Check-out time: 11 AM