Tahiti’s sister island, Moorea was formed when the northern rim of a monolithic volcano crumbled into the turquoise South Pacific ocean. The heart-shaped island is a geographical marvel with eight towering mountain peaks rising from a translucent lagoon, creating a rugged silhouette that can be seen from the west coast of Tahiti. Its northern shore is split by two symmetrical bays – Cook’s Bay and Opunohu Bay. Enjoy a relaxed, small island vibe amid white sand beaches, crystal clear lagoons, and lush greenery. Upscale resorts and quaint Tahitian-style hotels beckon you to stay in luxurious overwater bungalows or garden villas. Experience laid back Tahitian culture in the charming villages, the sacred open-air temples (Marae), and abundant pineapple plantations that lie in its mountainous interior. The coral reefs here sport an exciting diversity of sealife beckoning you to dive in. And, if you need more adventure, learn to kitesurf, hike the peaks, go on a dolphin-watching cruise, row a kayak, or go horse riding.
Hiking & Diving
White Sand Beaches
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Places: Tahiti (3 days) → Huahine (2) → Bora Bora (3) → Moorea (4) → Moorea (4)
Tour Highlights: Hiking, Archaeological Sites, Beaches & Watersports, Archaeological Sites, Authentic Local Villages, Hiking, Sailing & Watersports...
Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort and Spa offers a relaxing getaway in an island paradise that nestles between two serene bays. Elegant suites are done up in contemporary Polynesian style, with wide glass doors and oversized marble baths.
Manava Beach Resort and Spa is ideally located on the island of Moorea, close to Cook’s Bay. This beach resort built in Polynesian style, featuring thatched-roof buildings. Look forward to a comfortable stay at this property, accessible only by air and water.
Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora is a luxurious beach resort on pristine white sands, less than a ten-minute flight away from Tahiti. Breezy, elegantly furnished bungalows feature a blend of local architecture and modern comforts.