Motu Teta, short for Motu Tetaraire, is a small, pristine island available exclusively for private rentals. Located about an hour and a half away by boat from the airport in Rangiroa, this distant retreat exists only for those in search of unparalleled privacy and seclusion. The main villa and guest house can accommodate up to six adults or a maximum of ten people including children.
Motu Teta is the perfect Polynesian oasis. The guestrooms are constructed in a classic Tahitian style with rich hardwood floors and wide-open windows that allow the South Pacific breeze to pervade the house. In addition to having full access to all water sports equipment, you will also have your own private chef and an excursion guide to arrange your daily activities, which can include anything from snorkeling and boating to kayaking and windsurfing.
Luxurious amenities flawlessly integrate with authentic Polynesia. The three-bedroom Main Villa offers 2 King Size Beds and 1 Queen Size Bed, two baths, separate dining, living area, full kitchen, and a furnished terrace.
The one-bedroom, one bath Bungalow Royale has 1 King Size Bed and 1 sofa day bed in a sectioned-off second bedroom, plus exquisite ocean views and a bar area.
The beach at Motu Teta is the ideal setting for an outdoor dinner beneath the stars. The staff will arrange to have your table set on the sand right alongside the water. Like every meal at this private island retreat, your dinner will be tailored to your preferences.
The guesthouse at Motu Teta features a private bar and lounge area with views of the lagoon. Pour yourself a drink or ask the staff to prepare and serve you a specialty cocktail. Whatever your drink of choice, they can arrange to have the bar fully stocked upon your arrival.
The main dining room at Motu Teta creates a beautiful ambiance for casual or formal dining. The chef will create a custom menu of French cuisine and freshly caught fish according to your personal taste. Meals are served on your time and can be paired with a selection of fine wines from the island's ample collection.
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.