Moorea is one of the most populated islands in French Polynesia. Its enchanting setting and its proximity to Tahiti make it a favorite destination for visitors from all over the world. As a result, the island offers a wide range of hotels. Finding a hotel on Moorea is essentially a matter of choosing the accommodation that best suits your budget and expectations.
Some establishments stand out for the excellence of their services and the warmth of the welcome you will receive. Others offer a better quality/price ratio for smaller budgets. Here is our selection of the best hotels, pensions and resorts on the island according to your travel style!
The Best Luxury Hotels in Moorea
Let’s start with the top of the top: these hotels are among the most prestigious in French Polynesia. Whether it is by the quality of their services or their geographical position, these establishments stand out.
Sofitel Kia Ora Moorea: The Most Prestigious
Located on the northeast coast of the island, not far from the golf course of Moorea, the Sofitel hotel complex distinguishes itself by the excellence of its services and its incredible location on the lagoon. Its overwater bungalows are very luxurious. With their direct private access to the lagoon, they offer the perfect setting for romantic stays and honeymoons.
The staff is attentive and there is a pleasant feeling of being cut off from the world. Prices are commensurate with such luxury: between $500 and $1,100 per night. For an unforgettable experience, choose an overwater bungalow with a view of the horizon. Click here to check availability for Sofitel Kia Ora Moorea.
Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort & Spa : A High Level of Comfort
Among the hotels in Moorea, the Hilton has a special aura. Located in the north of the island, it offers a breathtaking view of the turquoise waters of the lagoon. Spacious and comfortable, the overwater bungalows are representative of the hotel’s quality. The hotel’s restaurant also offers a very satisfying dining experience.
The hotel regularly organizes Polynesian evenings where dances and songs accompany you in wonder. It is an ideal place for honeymoons as well as for relaxation trips, especially thanks to its spa. The hotel has a price range that corresponds to the high quality of its services. Depending on the bungalow you choose, prices range from $580 to $1,100 per night. Click here to check availability for the Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort & Spa.
Guesthouses and B&Bs for a Privileged Contact
Linareva Moorea Beach Resort: The Most Family-Friendly Hotel in Moorea
Near the village of Haapiti, this establishment stands out for its relative isolation. The contact with nature is therefore reinforced. The establishment has soul and the setting is simply idyllic. At the edge of the lagoon, the bungalows offer a satisfactory comfort and a picturesque decoration, for a complete change of scene.
The services are those of a basic resort, but with some significant advantages. Among them, the possibility to dine on the terrace of your bungalow is a real plus. In addition, kayaks and bicycles are available to guests for trips on the lagoon or in the surrounding area. It is almost like a pension and the general atmosphere is very pleasant. Prices range from $175 to $280 per night, for an impeccable quality of welcome. Click here to check availability of Linareva Moorea Beach Resort.
Haere Mai Te Fare: A Sense of Welcome
Crossing oceans to land at the end of the world deserves a welcome. This family-run guesthouse welcomes you like a friend whose arrival you have been waiting for. The feeling of being at home, integrated in a big family and impregnated with Polynesian culture. There are not only resorts and hotels in Moorea. The adventure can be lived in authentic contact with the locals. The Haere Mai Te Fare maintains the culture of hospitality for your greatest happiness.
Located on the eastern side of the island, not far from Temae beach, one of the best beaches of Moorea, this guesthouse offers spacious guest rooms with private bathrooms and air conditioning. In a green setting, you will share the evening meal with your family and enjoy the many activities offered by the lagoon below. It is a moment of grace that awaits you, where authenticity and comfort are the key words. At $140 per room for two people, this guesthouse offers excellent value for money. Click here to check the availability of Haere Mai Te Fare.
Villa Diva Iti : An Exceptional Villa
Facing the bay of Opunohu, in the north of the island, an exceptional house welcomes you in a magical and intimate setting. It is in this luxurious villa that a very beautiful guest room is at your disposal. Ideal for honeymooners, this bridal suite is decorated with refinement. Villa Diva Iti has nothing to envy to the great hotels of Moorea. The view on the lagoon is magnificent and from the terrace, it is even possible to see the ballet of the humpback whales.
Very practical for snorkeling sessions, a private access leads directly to the lagoon. Above all, you will enjoy the villa, its pool and meet a discreet and attentive owner who will make your stay unforgettable. The candlelight dinner is worth all the romantic dinners in the world. Expect to pay approximately $800 for three nights. Click here to check availability of Villa Diva Iti.
Fare Tokoau: Comfort and Simplicity
Located on the west coast, this family-run guesthouse welcomes you in a relaxing and comfortable setting. Every evening, you will enjoy the magnificent sunsets on a private beach, with your feet in the water or in the sand. The direct access to the lagoon allows for beautiful snorkeling sessions and unforgettable kayak trips, which the guesthouse provides free of charge. Helpful and attentive, the owners of Fare Tokoau are the embodiment of Polynesian hospitality.
The bungalows are spacious and nicely decorated. Above all, they are fully equipped to better organize a long stay on the island. It is the ideal place for peaceful retreats in contact with nature. The quality/price ratio is therefore excellent: about $160 per night. A few shops and restaurants are immediately accessible, but the whole place remains away from the more touristic areas of the island. Click here to check the availability of Fare Tokoau.
Small Budgets for Conviviality
Fare Haurevaiti Moorea: An Unforgettable Human Experience
With its stunning mountain views, Fare Haurevaiti is a reminder that Moorea is also about the land. This bed and breakfast is located near Cook Bay, one of the most beautiful bays in the world. It will become the starting point for your hikes through the pineapple fields. In addition to its exceptional location, the house is also beautifully decorated. The two bedrooms are spacious and comfortable. Outside, you can enjoy the gardens and a beautiful swimming pool.
The interest of this type of accommodation lies in the fact of sharing a privileged moment with your hosts. The least we can say is that Fare Haurevaiti goes beyond the simple hotel setting. With a real personality, it is also the place to meet beautiful people. You will feel like you are at home. On a basis of $120 for two people, the quality/price ratio is just excellent. Click here to check availability of Fare Haurevaiti.
Painapaopao Backpacker: A Hostel Turned Meeting Place
For globetrotters on a tight budget, Painapaopao Backpacker offers budget-friendly accommodation for everyone. Located on the north side of the island between Cook and Opunohu bays, this hostel has a magnificent view of the mountains. A little away from the shops, it will be necessary to rent bicycles or a car for supplies.
The hostel has two bungalows and a mixed dormitory for six people. The common areas are well maintained and clean, including a large kitchen. Lovers of human encounters and adventures will find their happiness here. Especially since the staff of the hostel is among the friendliest on the island. With low prices ($90 for a mini bungalow and $35 for a bed in the dormitory), we are in the presence of a very good quality/price ratio. Click here to check the availability of Painapaopao Backpacker.
Moorea Sweet Home: An Economical Vacation Rental Near Activities
When looking for a solution for your family, you will inevitably think of furnished rentals. Not only do they allow you to save money on your travel budget, but they also offer an exceptional quality of accommodation. This is the case of Moorea Sweet Home on the east coast of the island. This small house is located not far from the beach of Temae. The shops are a little further away. However, the owner puts bicycles at your disposal to facilitate your movements.
The house is also safe for small children, making it an ideal place for a family vacation. With its two bedrooms and two bathrooms, this three-night minimum rental costs $150 per day. It is also possible to take the accommodation on a longer stay, by the week or even by the month. Click here to check the availability of Moorea Sweet Home.
Are You Ready to Discover the Island of Moorea?
Once you’ve chosen the accommodation that best suits your needs, go ahead and make your reservation online to lock in the dates as soon as possible. These accommodations are among the most sought after on the island: plan at least 8 months in advance. At the same time, you will benefit from lower rates.
What will you do once you get there? Whether you come to run the Moorea Marathon, swim in the turquoise waters or watch the humpback whales, we are here to help you. Contact us now to organize your stay in French Polynesia!