The Opoa Beach Hotel is located on a lovely white sand beach on the south side of Raiatea, about thirty minutes from the airport and the main town of Uturoa. This secluded setting affords incredible views of the lagoon and the island of Huahine. The hotel features only nine bungalows situated near the beach, pool or garden. Each guesthouse is designed to reflect a comfortable and charming beach cottage with white teak furniture, tropical decor and a large patio with private hammock.
The shoreline near the Opoa Beach Hotel is quiet and serene. The main restaurant reflects this same relaxed vibe by day and transforms into a romantic lounge at night. Complimentary activities include snorkeling, canoeing and kayaking, plus free transfers to the surrounding coral gardens, nearby fishing village, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Taputapuatea and the market.
The Beach Bungalow is a charming little cottage just steps away from the shoreline. It features a king bed and a cozy living room. Each one is also equipped with a ceiling fan to carry the tropical breeze and air conditioning to keep you refreshed and cool. The bathroom is a special treat with a sink made from Polynesian shells.
The Garden Bungalow is surrounded by lush tropical gardens and provides a path leading to the beach. It features a king bed and a cozy living room. Each one is also equipped with a ceiling fan to carry the tropical breeze and air conditioning to keep you cool and refreshed. The bathroom is a special treat with a sink made from Polynesian shells.
Overlooking the sea, the restaurant at the Opoa Beach hotel provides a special setting where guests can enjoy creative cuisine and a variety of fresh, seasonal fish.
Open for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Explore Raiatea's lush jungle interior with a guided kayak excursion down the Faaroa River, French Polynesia's only navigable river. Enjoy peaceful views and discover the rich history of this island while on your river journey. Ages 3 and up. Price is per person.
Availably only to guests of Raiatea Lodge Hotel.
Begin your 2.5-mile hike on the east coast of Raiatea, below Mt. Temehani. You will snake your way between the giant roots of the Tahitian chestnut tree and along a river that leads you to a succession of waterfalls. Giant ferns mark the path before reaching a 60-ft waterfall. From there, travel up a steep path with the help of a rope to a stunning 100-ft waterfall that empties into a natural swimming pool. Intermediate skill level. Ages 8 and up. Price is per person.
Discover the Faaroa River, Tahiti's only navigable river, by kayak with your expert guide leading the way through Raiatea's verdant interior. Then by car, you will visit the ancient marae temple at Taputapuatea, a recent UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will learn about it's Polynesian origins and historical relevance before sitting down to a locally-inspired picnic lunch. Ages 3 and up. Prices are per person.
Embark on a scenic 11-mile hike to Mount Temehani in the center of Raiatea. Begin in the shade of the Caribbean pine trees and scale rocky inclines. You will stop at the first crest for wonderful panoramic views of the lagoon and the islands of Taha'a, Huahine, Bora Bora and Maupiti in the distance. Continue on a narrow path amongst the local flora and fauna, crossing a few shallow rivers before arriving at the top of Mt. Temehani with breathaking views of the Raiatea coastline, lagoon and bordering islets and the island of Huahine in the distance. Sandwiches will be provided for lunch. Advanced skill level, ages 12 and up. Price is per person.
Explore the sacred island of Raiatea and it's rich culture with a half-day island discovery tour. Led by a knowledgeable guide, you will travel in an open-air 4x4 vehicle and see the remarkable lagoon and Faaroa Bay as well as the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Taputapuatea, the largest marae in French Polynesia. Ages 3 and up. Price is per person.
Only available to guests of Raiatea Lodge Hotel.
Enjoy the beauty of Raiatea and Taha'a's lagoon while at the helm of your very own Hobie Cat catamaran. With the assistance of your experienced guide, you will learn the art of using the wind to direct your boat and will visit some of the most beautiful parts of the lagoon, including getting close to the reef. A full-day tour with a picnic lunch is also available, inquire for pricing information. Ages 6 and up, must be in strong physical condition. Price is per person.
Only available to guests at Raiatea Lodge Hotel.
Explore the beautiful lagoon landscapes of Taha'a on this full-day boat excursion around the island. With the help of a friendly guide, you will discover Taha'a's luxurious tropical vegetation, admire breathtaking views of the magnificent turquoise Bay of Haamene and visit a pearl farm and a local vanilla plantation. Complete your Taha'a experience with snorkeling and a Polynesian lunch served on a quiet motu.
Only available to guests of Opoa Beach Hotel.
This is a cute beachfront hotel with colonial style bungalows. It is great for repeat visitors looking for a new French Polynesian experience. The island of Raiatea is often overlooked but provides many opportunities for exploration, and the Opoa Beach Hotel delivers a good value for the more curious clientele.
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: 2PM Check-out time: 11AM