Vahine Island is located on a small private islet along the northeastern coral reef surrounding Taha'a. Only thirty minutes away by boat from Raiatea, this prime placement delivers scenic views of Taha'a, Raiatea, Huahine and Bora Bora. Tucked inside a pristine coconut grove, this intimate boutique hotel provides the ultimate privacy and blends seamlessly with the island's natural environment.
Vahine Island features only three overwater bungalows and six beachfront suites, welcoming just a handful of guests at a time. Each bungalow is traditionally designed with exotic wood furnishings and quilted Tahitian bedding. The hotel's beachside restaurant serves romantic dinners by candlelight, dishing up refined cuisine paired with an excellent wine list. The resort provides easy access to the beautiful lagoon and complimentary activities such as snorkeling, kayaking and outrigger canoeing; meaning you will hardly notice the absence of a swimming pool.
The Beach Bungalow overlooks the lagoon and the island of Bora Bora from a spacious deck complete with a hammock and outdoor shower. It can comfortably accommodate a king bed or two twin beds upon request.
The Deluxe Beach Suite is truly unique with two separate decks overlooking both the garden and the lagoon. The bathroom features double sinks and a shower, while the living room provides a sofa and two armchairs with a DVD player and LCD screen.
The spacious Overwater Bungalow offers direct access to the lagoon. The bedroom can easily accommodate a king bed or two twin beds upon request and the bathroom comes equipped with double sinks. The sitting area features an aquarium table with a view into the lagoon. Guests must be 12 years of age or older.
The impressive Villa Royale is over 12,000 square feet of Polynesian opulence set on a private motu between the open ocean and the lagoon. Built in pure authentic Polynesian style with traditional materials and furniture, the Villa Royale features six suites, a 2-story tall common lounge, multimedia room, fitness room, billiards room, hammam, sauna, infinity pool, Jacuzzi, pool bar and a private restaurant.
A unique reflection of Polynesian artistry, the hotel bar is designed with an assortment of exotic woods and volcanic stones. The menu features an original selection of cocktails including Polynesian delights using local fresh fruit and classic spirits and liquors.
The Restaurant at Vahine Island is sure to please even the most refined palettes. The cuisine is a subtle mix of Polynesian and Mediterranean flavors. It provides the ideal setting to enjoy an island-inspired breakfast, grab a casual lunch on the beach, and finish the day with a romantic, candlelit dinner.
Open for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Discover a wide range of dive sites near the islands of Taha`a and Raiatea. You`ll have the opportunity to admire a variety of marine species that thrive in this extraordinary aquatic environment. A wide variety of options are available for divers, inquire at time of booking. Available only to guests of Le Taha'a Resort and Spa.
Discover Taha'a by 4x4 and visit a pearl farm and a traditional vanilla plantation with your local guide. After a freshly prepared lunch, hop aboard your ATV for a thrilling afternoon adventure exploring the verdant jungle of Taha'a. Price is per person, based on two people sharing one ATV.
Explore the lagoon of Taha'a by Jet Ski. You`ll be accompanied by a local guide and stop for a portion of time to snorkel. Price is per person for 2 people sharing a jet ski. Available only to guests of Le Taha'a Resort and Spa.
Learn how to sway your hips to the sounds of the Tahitian drums and the ukulele. Your instructor will first show you the different ways to wear a Polynesian pareo, then teach you the basics of this traditional art. You`ll learn the movements that make up the Oritahiti (rapid, rhythmic dance) and of the Aparima (slow, sensual dance). Price is per person based on two people traveling together. Available only to guests of Le Taha'a Resort and Spa.
Explore Raiatea's lush jungle interior with a guided kayak excursion down the Faaroa River, French Polynesia's only navigable river. It is recommended that you bring a hat, bug spray, and sunscreen. Available only to guests of Le Taha'a Resort and Spa and La Pirogue Api.
Explore the beautiful interior of Taha`a by 4x4 and discover its luxurious tropical vegetation with a friendly guide. You`ll taste the local fruit and admire breathtaking views of the magnificent turquoise bay of Haamene. This excursion also includes a visit to the pearl farm, a rum distillery and a traditional vanilla plantation. Available for guests staying at Le Taha`a Island Resort and Spa.
Watch stingrays and sharks being fed in their natural environment from the hands of your local guide. You`ll have the unique opportunity to swim with these surprisingly gentle creatures and snorkel through vibrant coral gardens. This half-day excursion requires a minimum of four people to operate. Available only to guests of Le Taha'a Resort and Spa.
Journey through Taha`a and discover the island`s expansive coral gardens. You`ll first visit the island`s vanilla plantations, pearl farms, and rum distilleries. Then, you`ll end your adventure exploring beautiful coral gardens where you`ll have the chance to swim with colorful fish. This full-day excursion includes a complimentary lunch on an idyllic motu. This excursion is available in a 6 or 8 hour tour. Available only to guests of Le Taha'a Resort and Spa.
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, which was recently designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will learn about it's Polynesian origins, enjoy a local picnic lunch, and finally enjoy time for shopping in downtown Uturoa. Available only to guests of Le Taha'a Resort and Spa and La Pirogue Api.
Discover the beautiful island of Taha`a by both land and sea. You`ll begin your adventure by 4x4 jeep exploring the island`s inner rainforest along with a vanilla plantation, pearl farm and rum distillery. On the second half of the excursion, you`ll explore the magnificent lagoon by Jet Ski. Available only to guests of Le Taha'a Resort and Spa.
Enjoy a romantic sunset cruise with Polynesian melodies played by a local guide and his ukelele. Appreciate the moment when the sun disappears behind the ocean line bordering the majestic Bora Bora Island. Price listed is per person based on 2 persons cruising together.
Capture magical memories of your time in Taha'a with a personal photo shoot by a professional photographer. Choose either morning for hues of blue and amazing contrasts, or afternoon for warm sunlight and deep green landscapes. Photo shoot includes 50 photos on a USB key, delivered within 24-48 hours. Price is per person, based on one couple traveling together.
Live like a Polynesian for the day. Spend the morning discovering the lagoon on a fishing journey. Cruise the lagoon while trolling, then enjoy a local lunch on your guide's motu. If you're lucky, your meal could feature your catch from earlier in the day! After lunch, enjoy an afternoon snorkeling, swimming or relaxing on the beach. Price is per person based on one couple traveling together.
This boutique resort is truly Polynesian in its design. We love the spacious and airy layout of the Deluxe Beach Bungalows, which feature doors that open completely to reveal the water on one side and the coconut grove on the other. You can fall asleep to the sound of the waves and wake up early to watch the local fisherman reeling in their daily catch. The nearby coral garden is amazing for snorkeling. The food at this resort is fantastic, and the overall ambiance makes it a real hidden gem on the island of Taha'a.
Vahine Island Resort & Spa
Purchase of Meal Plan is mandatory for all guests.
Extra person charges may apply and vary, enquire at time of booking.
Children must be minimum age of 10 years of age.
Passport identification and valid credit card are required upon check-in for incidental charges.
3-night minimum stay required.
Check-in time: 1 PM Check-out time: 11 AM
Boat Transfers provided by the hotel to and from the airport operate only during daylight hours. Earliest and latest flight arrivals and departures as below: