Le Taha'a Island Resort & Spa
Le Taha'a Island Resort & Spa
Bliss comes in many forms, but rarely as exquisite as the guest experience at Le Taha’a Island Resort and Spa. A world of pristine beauty, a timeless universe of sophistication and authenticity, and the only Relais & Châteaux destination in French Polynesia. To stay at le Taha’a is to be embraced in a harmonious environment of balance, elegance, exotic intriguing culture, and luxury.
The sense of arrival here is like none other, a 35-minute boat ride from Raiatea Airport across the Taha’a Lagoon is a visually stunning journey through this region famous for is fertile vanilla plantations and black pearl farms. Disembark and you’ll set foot at this most secluded spot surrounded by magnificent white sand beaches graced by crystal clear azurine shores, proferring a most perfect view of Bora Bora and Taha’a island on either side
Created in true Polynesian style, the resort’s collection of 57 suites and villas overwhelm at first glance as you instantly fall in love with their unique nature and lavish beauty. The Overwater Suites are equipped with every amenity you could possibly desire- writing desk, glass tables, private deck and shaded area with unsurpassed views of the sparkling lagoon, outdoor shower, fabulous bath products, tv, iPod dock (for some), wi-fi (at cost), Nespresso coffee machines (in premium categories). The Beach and Royal Villas are beyond expectation. These signature accommodations have 1 or 2 bedrooms with separate living area and the luxe addition of a private garden, gazebo and plunge pool. Wonderfully diverse, the seclusion of the accommodations lends itself to being a fabulous option for couples and families alike- great care is taken when it comes to children, as cribs and extra bedding can easily be arranged as well as babysitting, specially designed childrens’ menus, children’s snorkeling gear, and special kids amenities en-suite.
Dining options tempt the palate with a variety of culinary experiences matched only by the views. Their restaurants not only offers beautiful food, but relaxing views of the lagoon and surrounding lush gardens while you sit taking in the sounds of the lapping waves or jump in to the excitement of a Tahitian Fire Dance which you may catch in the evening during your stay (on Tuesdays). Digestifs are served regularly at the Tehutu Bar or if you prefer, meals can be taken in the private cocoon of one’s suite.
While the beach experience may be all that some require, there is also a wonderful abundance of activities at Le Taha’a, beginning with the spectacular snorkeling opportunities in the shallow waters, an incredible coral garden is easily accessible from the resort along with wave runners and islet exploration opportunities via kayak or canoe for the nautically-minded. Spa seekers will be thrilled with the beautiful"Le Spa by Le Taha’a", a haven surrounded by bamboo trees designed to be a true escape into a world of color, energy and deep well-being with a cornucopia of Polynesian-inspired body treats to select from. Tennis court, a beautiful fitness center, an open air pool and whirlpool complete the circle of activity and they will even gift you with a complimentary tour to a local pearl farm that will teach you all of the secrets of this Polynesian gem.
Harmony is the key word here, guests will never see club cars traversing the property, the highest of eco-friendly green policies are standard operation here and the surrounding areas are kept unspoiled and cared for.
NB- if you really want to surprise someone, arrive in style by booking ahead with a helicopter transfer from the airport to the resort’s helipad- pair this with a pre-arranged stunning private dinner under the stars while musicians softly strum soothing sounds.
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Complimentary basket of Polynesian bath & body products
About Tahaa and French Polynesia
The island of Tahaa lies 230 km north-west of Tahiti, sharing the same lagoon as Raiatea Island, and surrounded by beautiful inlets. Famous for it's significant production of vanilla and of course it's natural beauty. The island is part of French Polynesia, a longtime favorite of discerning travelers from around the world with its magnetic allure.
Its abundance of pristine beaches and tropical rainforests make this a South Pacific dream destination for many people looking for that tropical holiday island vacation.
Tahiti is the main island in French Polynesia with the main international airport, the capital city of French Polynesia, Papeete with many resorts located just a short drive from the airport.
French Polynesia is located in the heart of the South Pacific about a 6 hour flight from Los Angeles and approximately 7 hours flight from Australia and New Zealand.