Built on the site of the former 1960s Bali Hai hotel, the Manava Beach Resortl continues to wow visitors to the island of Moorea. A striking feature is the resort’s tiki statues, symbols of Polynesian culture, while the village of Maharepa is close by. The resort is just 10 minutes from Moorea Temae Airport, and 15 minutes from the harbour, which you can get to by catamaran from nearby Tahiti.
The Manea Spa features a hammam and a Rumiavai spa pool, as well as three massage rooms where you can enjoy all manner of treatments, from massages to facials to body scrubs. Examples include a Manoi ofai (hot stone healing) or a Manoi painapo, based on fresh pineapple.
Temae Golf Course – a Nicklaus design course – is within 5 minutes of the resort. Ask for details if you fancy a round.
.You can choose from 94 assorted rooms and bungalows, depending on your needs. There are garden view rooms and duplexes, garden pool bungalows, beach and premium beach bungalows and overwater and premium overwater bungalows. All have a ceiling fan and air conditioning, as well as a sundeck, satellite TV and tea- and coffee-making facilities. Garden pool bungalows each have their own private pool, while one special feature in the overwater bungalows is a glass floor, so you can really feel at one with your surroundings.
There’s a large infinity pool with a Jacuzzi and sun loungers for the perfect relaxing day, or you can try your hand at snorkelling, kayaking, volleyball, badminton or table tennis – all are included free of charge. You can also arrange to try out deep-sea diving, scuba diving, dolphin and whale watching, horse-riding, water-skiing, a Motu picnic, catamaran cruise or a jeep safari (charges apply).
Mahama’i Restaurant provides a delicious buffet breakfast as well as lunches, snacks and evening meals, based on French and Polynesian cuisine, and holds special Polynesian-themed evenings. For cool drinks and light meals, head to Autera’a poolside bar, which also offers a range of entertainment options, such as classes in Tahitian dancing.
Moorea IslandBp 3410 TemaeMoorea 98728