The lakeside Maitai Lapita Village is a charming resort built around a carefully preserved archaeological site on the western shore of Huahine. Located walking distance away from the main village of Fare, this hotel combines convenience with lush scenery and a unique sense of character. The hotel's historic surroundings tell a special story, while a museum in the lobby is dedicated to the history and culture of the island's original ancestors.
The Maitai Lapita Village offers a variety of garden bungalows and lakeside suites with large verandas. This prime setting on a freshwater lake means you will enjoy views of floating water lilies and frolicking fish rather than lagoon and coral. While the bungalows do not overlook the beach, the restaurant and swimming pool provide direct access to the sandy shoreline, offering clear views of Raiatea and Taha'a across the way.
The Garden Bungalows are duplex-style bungalows with interconnecting doors, making them the perfect choice for families. Eight of the Garden bungalows are equipped with King Size Beds and four have 2 Twin Beds. Each can also accommodate a rollaway or crib.
12 Rooms of this type
2 Adults, or 2 Adults and 1 Child
Each of these spacious bungalows is nestled in the beautiful gardens and feature either 1 King Size Bed and 2 Sofa Beds or 2 Twin Beds and 2 Sofa Beds. Their decor is both modern and traditional, with many special touches that harken back to the Lapita people for which this resort is named.
5 Rooms of this type
3 Adults and 1 Child, or 2 Adults and 2 Children
Each of these spacious bungalows is perched over the edge of an idyllic lake strewn with lily pads. They feature either 1 King Size Bed and 2 Sofa Beds or 2 Twin Beds and 2 Sofa Beds. Their decor is both modern and traditional, with many special touches that harken back to the Lapita people for which this resort is named.
15 Rooms of this type
3 Adults and 1 Child, or 2 Adults and 2 Children
Featuring the Moorea Manava, Maitai Lapita Village and InterContinental Le Moana Bora Bora
Discover the islands of Moorea, Huahine and Bora Bora. Includes round-trip international air, inter-island airfare, three nights on Moorea, three nights on Huahine, and three nights on Bora Bora in an overwater bungalow. Package also includes free daily breakfast, snorkeling excursions, 4x4 safari, a private driver and restaurant reservations of your choice on your final night in Tahiti, business lounge access upon departure, plus added romantic amenities for our honeymoon clients.
Inspired by ancient Polynesian architecture, the Oaoa Bar offers a warm, genuine ambiance. It`s perfectly positioned near the beach and the hotel pool, providing a peaceful setting to enjoy an afternoon or evening cocktail.
Open from 10:00AM - 10:00PM
Overlooking the beach and the lagoon, the Omai Restaurant offers breathtaking views amidst a friendly, welcoming atmosphere. The food is a delicious fusion of French cuisine and Polynesian flavors, while the presentation is always beautifully impressive.
Open for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
View a variety of marine life in the shallow lagoon waters. After a brief safety demonstration, you will be able to view these animals from an observation platform or you may choose to descend underwater for a close-up encounter with these friendly lagoon inhabitants. Operates: Everyday
Explore the island of Huahine on this 4x4 island tour. Start by visiting Fare, the main town of Huahine, followed by a visit to the village of Maeva where you'll tour the ancient Marae (archaeological sites). You'll then continue on and visit a vanilla plantation and then have a chance to see and feed the sacred blue-eyed eels of Faie. You'll end the tour with a stop for a panoramic view at the Belvedere lookout point. Fruit and soft drinks are provided on the tour. Tour requires a minimum of 4 persons to operate. Operates: Everyday
Journey aboard an outrigger canoe and explore the lush island of Huahine Iti and its lush surroundings. You will visit the island`s best snorkel spots, vibrant coral gardens and enjoy a thrilling shark-feeding excursion. You will also stop to have a picnic lunch and try the island`s signature dish, poisson cru. Operates: Everyday
Enjoy a thrilling Jet Ski ride across Huahine`s blue lagoon. Accompanied by an experienced guide, you will cruise the shallow waters with stops around the island, encountering stingrays and perhaps even a few reef sharks. This tour includes a stop at a motu for swimming and photos. Operates: Everyday
Start with a visit to the main village in Huahine, Fare. From there, you will tour the ancient Marae (archeological sites) followed by a visit to a vanilla plantation. Next, feed the sacred blue-eyed eels of Faie Village and then embark in an outrigger canoe to visit a pearl farm. You will then have the opportunity to snorkel in coral gardens and enjoy a motu picnic featuring the island's specialty, poisson cru, chicken, salads, fruit, and a selection of water, juices, punch, and beer. After the picnic you will tour the island by boat and visit a natural aquarium. Operates: Everyday
Enjoy a private picnic for two on the romantic island of Huahine. On this intimate excursion you'll have the opportunity to visit a pearl farm, chances to go snorkeling in coral gardens, and enjoy a private picnic on the water featuring the island's specialty, poisson cru, lobster, mahi mahi with vanilla sauce, salads, fruits, Champagne, wine, beer, juice, and water. Price per person based on two people traveling together. Operates: Everyday
We love what this hotel represents. It has a unique character that exudes Polynesian history and culture. There's even a small museum dedicated to the island's ancestors in the lobby. The staff is very charismatic and the hotel believes in sustainable practices, using solar energy to power the rooms and homegrown fruits and vegetables to supply the restaurant. Consequently, the food is wonderful and affordable—much like the hotel overall, which offers great value for your money. Everything else aside, this is a convenient resort just walking distance to the main village of Fare.
Extra person charges may apply and vary, enquire at time of booking.
Cribs and rollaway beds 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