The Tahiti Ia Ora Beach Resort by Sofitel boasts an idyllic seaside setting along a beautiful white sand beach on the western coast of Tahiti. Located farther south from Papeete than any other hotel on the island, the resort is still only fifteen minutes away from the airport, offering both convenience and seclusion. Aside from the InterContinental Tahiti, this is the only hotel on the main island with overwater bungalows.
The rooms and suites at the Tahiti Ia Ora Beach Resort by Sofitel are a blend of contemporary French style with a tropical Polynesian touch. Each one has a private deck with incredible views of Tahiti's sister island, Moorea. Guest amenities include a swimming pool, tennis courts, a health club and an activities center with complimentary water sports equipment available. The resort also features a poolside bar and two gourmet restaurants, including the waterfront Le Carré, which provides one of the best resort dining experiences in French Polynesia.
Located on the second floor of the resort and offering beautiful views over the lush gardens and sand-bottomed pool the Superior Garden Rooms feature a King Size Bed or two Twin Beds, plasma screen TV's, wireless internet access, in-room safe, and video on demand.
The Luxury Garden Rooms are located on floors 2-4 and afford generous views of the white sand beach and lush gardens of the resort. Each room also features: a King Size Bed or two Twin Beds, plasma screen TV's, wireless internet access, in-room safe, and video on demand.
Located on the second floor of the resort and offering beautiful views over the lush gardens and sand-bottomed pool the Luxury Family Garden Rooms feature: 2 Queen Size Beds, separate bath and shower, furnished balcony or terrace, iPod docking station, "Illy coffee" espresso machine, on-demand video service and WiFi in the room.
The Luxury Panoramic Rooms are situated on the last two floors of the hotel and feature a 180 degree views of the lagoon. These rooms feature: a King Size Bed or two Twin Beds, plasma screen TV's, wireless internet access, in-room safe, and video on demand, illy coffee espresso machine and a bottle of water mineral every day.
Ideally situated at the center of the resort, the Junior Suites offer beautiful views over lush gardens and the crystal clear waters of the lagoon. These suites feature: a King Size Bed or two Twin Beds, plasma screen TV's, wireless internet access, in-room safe, and video on demand.
Quietly located at the very end of the building and offering dramatic views over the crystal clear waters of the lagoon, these suites feature: a King Size Bed or two Twin Beds, plasma screen TV's, wireless internet access, in-room safe, and video on demand.
The Luxury Overwater Bungalows stretch out over the lagoon just in front of the resort and feature elegant Polynesian decor. Each of the newly renovated bungalows includes a king bed, air conditioning, a glass floor panel, a private terrace with an outdoor lounge and panoramic views.
Located on the top floor of the main hotel building, the Presidential Suite looks directly over the blue lagoon of Tahiti. The Presidential suite is very spacious including a large terrace. Inside your suite you will find a King Size Bed or two Twin Beds, plasma screen TV's, wireless internet access, separate living room, in-room safe, and video on demand
Featuring Tahiti Ia Ora Beach Resort by Sofitel and Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort
Experience the culture and the spectacular landscapes of the islands of Tahiti and Moorea with this 7-night authentic honeymoon adventure. Package includes international airfare, inter-island transportation, 2 nights in Tahiti, 5 nights in an overwater bungalow in Moorea, an ATV adventure, an outrigger lagoon cruise and motu picnic, a foodie tour, a 4x4 island safari, a sunset catamaran cruise, a private driver and exclusive restaurant reservation while waiting for your international flight home and personal concierge service while traveling in Tahiti.
Featuring the Sofitel Resorts of Tahiti, Moorea and Bora Bora
Experience two of Tahiti`s most popular islands, Moorea and Bora Bora. This 9-night vacation package includes round-trip international airfare, four nights on Moorea in a Luxury Beach Bungalow, four nights on Bora Bora in a Luxury Overwater Bungalow, daily breakfast, dinner at the waterfront Moorea Beach Cafe, a 4x4 safari and a lagoon cruise on Moorea, dinner at Bloody Mary`s, a sunset cruise and snorkeling on Bora Bora, added romantic amenities for our honeymoon clients, and more.
Enjoy exotic cocktails by candlelight while overlooking La Plantation Restaurant and the resort`s lush, tropical gardens. L`Astrolabe Bar features exotic woods and woven furniture mixed with brightly-colored accents, enhancing the Polynesian theme and the overall ambiance.
Open from 5:00PM - 12:00AM
Boasting creative cuisine and beautiful views of the lagoon, Le Carre Restaurant features a la carte dishes and a large selection of wines amid stylish decor, exotic furnishings and a captivating lounge.
Open for Lunch and Dinner
Relax by the largest sand-bottom swimming pool in the South Pacific and enjoy a variety of refreshing drinks and delicious snacks at Le Pool Bar. Guests can drink and eat while sitting underneath a thatched hut or lounging poolside below a shady coconut tree.
Open from 10:00AM - 10:00PM
Journey through Tahiti`s deep valleys and thick rainforests on this guided 4x4 Jeep Safari with Marama Tours. Your English-speaking driver will take you to the volcanic crater that originally formed Tahiti over a million years ago. You will stop at One Tree Hill, take a short drive along the scenic coast to Papeno`o Valley, and explore lush landscapes and beautiful waterfalls at the island`s interior. Operates: Everyday
Enjoy a casual evening with dinner at the waterfront La Plage Sapinus Bay with beautiful views of Moorea. The menu at this al fresco restaurant features fresh ingredients and local specialties as well as a selection of burgers and vegetarian-friendly entrees. Save room for dessert for they are known for having the best. Your meal will include a welcome drink, a 2-course meal from a pre-set menu, one glass of wine, coffee (or tea), and water. Operates: TUE WED THU FRI SAT
Learn to surf some of the best waves in the world with private instruction from Mo'o Surf School. This half-day surf lesson can accommodate anyone over the age of 4 years old. Your experienced instructor will make sure you can master the basic techniques before you venture to multiple surfing spots along the western coast of the island. Price includes transportation and a surfboard. Operates: Everyday
Discover Tahiti's untamed interior on an ATV. Traverse on roads, trails and across rivers to reach Tahiti's famed Lake Vaihiria and the Blue Lake. Throughout your journey you will see waterfalls, learn the history and legends of the beautiful valleys and swim in refreshingly cool waters. Guests must be at least 18 years of age in order to drive the ATV. Tour includes a welcome fruit juice, a bottle of water, fruit and coconut water for each person. Price is per person based on two people sharing one ATV.
Make your way around the island of Tahiti on this informative excursion with Marama Tours. Your friendly, English-speaking guide will take you to the most popular sites around the island and provide interesting narrative along the way. Stops include landmarks such as Point Venus, Vaipahi Waterfall and Maraa Fern Grotto. Departs: Everyday
Journey through Tahiti`s deep valleys and thick rainforests on this guided 4x4 Jeep Safari with Marama Tours. Your English-speaking driver will take you to the volcanic crater that originally formed Tahiti over a million years ago. You will stop at One Tree Hill, take a short drive along the scenic coast to Papeno`o Valley, and explore lush landscapes and beautiful waterfalls at the island`s interior. Includes lunch. Operates: Everyday
Tour the island of Tahiti in your own rental car from Avis Pacificar and have the freedom to go wherever your curiosity takes you and the roads permit. You can enjoy spectacular views and visit numerous historical sites around the island. Includes unlimited mileage, comprehensive insurance with deductible (CDW), third party insurance and VAT. Other vehicle options available upon request.
Enjoy a leisurely 90-minute cruise with a cocktail in hand and a dramatic view of the sun setting behind Moorea in the distance. Return to the marina for dinner and dessert at Casa Bianca, a casual oceanfront restaurant on Tahiti. This activitiy is a great option for travelers with an extended layover between inter-island and international flights out of Papeete. Price is per person, including transfers and luggage storage. Operates: Everyday
Enjoy an afternoon on the island of Moorea with Marama Tours. Cruise the colorful lagoon aboard a comfortable, motorized boat while your guide shares the history of the island and shows you around. You will also have the unique opportunity to swim with stingrays, followed by a picnic lunch on a secluded motu with plenty of time to snorkel, swim or simply relax. Includes roundtrip boat and vehicle transfers. Operates: Everyday except Thursday
Discover the southern peninsula of Tahiti Iti with a boat ride along the coast. Begin your tour at Teahupoo, the famed wave that the world's best surfers flock to each August for the WSL competition. From there, cruise along the Fenua 'Aihere and marvel at untamed landscapes reminiscent of the Marquesas. Head up the Vaipoiri River for a chance to walk in the mape forest and swim in the tide pools. Continue on to explore more tide pools, waterfalls, caves and spectacular cliffs before stopping at a sandbar for a leisurely swim. Operates: Everyday
This resort delivers an amazing view across the water to the island of Moorea. You can admire this panorama from the beach, your oceanfront room, or the sand bottom swimming pool—the largest of its kind in the South Pacific. Tahiti Ia Ora Beach Resort by Sofitel is a great option if you are traveling as a family or looking for cultural exposure. Aside from the resort's convenient location near the Museum of Tahiti and Her Islands, the onsite L'Atelier Studio organizes exhibitions and workshops with talented local artists. You can even spend the day with the hotel's executive chef and study the art of Tahitian cooking. Conclude with an evening at the main restaurant and enjoy an authentic Polynesian dance show offered every Friday night.
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: 3 PM Check-out time: 11 AM