The single island of Tahiti also known as the “Queen of the Pacific” is where the capital city of French Polynesia is located. Everyone flying to and from these islands must pass through the main airport of this island on their way to the other islands of French Polynesia. We can help plan accommodations (resorts and pensions – listed below), flights, cruises, transportation and activities on Tahiti. Plan your Tahiti adventure with Far and Away Adventures.
4* Hotel Intercontinental Tahiti Resort – 8 km from Papeete near the Faa’a International Airport
4* Hotel Le Meridien Tahiti – 15 km from Papeete on the White Sands on the West of Tahiti
4* Hotel Tahiti Pearl Beach Resort – 8 km from Papeete on a Black Sand Beach – North Tahiti (15.08 Euro Resort Fee paid locally)
3.5* Hotel Tahiti Nui – Located in the Heart of Papeete
2.5* Hotel Sarah Nui – On the edge of the downtown area a 8 minute walk from the pier and market.
2* Hotel Tiare Tahiti – Located in Downtown Papeete
2* Tahiti Airport Motel – 6 km from Tahiti – Located in front of Tahiti Faa’a International Airport
Pension Relais Fenua – Tahiti – 18 km from Papeete on the North West side of Tahiti
Tahiti (& Papeete area)
Tahiti is the largest of the French Polynesian islands and the gateway to the archipelago. Following are descriptions of a variety of Hotels on the island.
Intercontinental Tahiti Resort
Nestled in a sumptuous garden setting 12 hectares, the resort boasts two superb infinity pools and offers an extensive range of activities. It is located only minutes from the airport.
Being only a few minutes away from the airport and straight in the heart of Papeete, Hotel Tahiti Nui offers immediate access to all the touristic sites of the capital, such as the waterfront, the business district, the traditional market… The hotel is perfect for an overnight stop between two islands of Polynesia and fits very well for long-stay thanks to its rooms with multiple services. The hotel has a spa, a gym and a swimming pool. Being located in the city, the road noise can be annoying but the mountain view rooms do not suffer from this problem and the proximity of the city offers many advantages such as access to the nightlife of the city of Papeete, the “roulottes” (trailers) and bars.
Hotel Tahiti Pearl Beach Resort
Featuring the lush surroundings of Lafayette Beach and beautiful waterfront views, the Tahiti Pearl Beach Resort in Tahiti is ideal for a French Polynesian honeymoon, vacation or business getaway. The resort hotel boasts all the amenities expected of a luxurious Tahiti escape, including an infinity swimming pool, an on-site spa and a Business Centre. The oceanfront resort on Matavai Bay offers warm island hospitality and a tranquil atmosphere, inviting guests to relax and unwind for a memorable stay in Tahiti overlooking a black sand beach. Please note that this resort charges an on-site resort fee of approximately 15 Euros ($16 US).
Hotel Tiare Tahiti
Conveniently located in downtown Papeete near a post office, the yachts pier, banks, shops, restaurants and municipal market. Several restaurants are available around the hotel and at night you can experience the famous “roulottes” of Papeete, and the bars and nightclubs. This hotel is recommended for a short transit in Tahiti and people looking for a simple and low budget hotel. It offers only breakfast which is simple and includes fresh fruit.
Pension Le Relais Fenua
Located on the mountainside in a beutiful tropical garden 250 meters from one of the island’s most beautiful beaches and 18 kilometres from Papeete on the North West corner of Tahiti. Rooms are well equipped and located around a swimming pool. A bus stop and grocery store are nearby.