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Tahiti is the capital of French Polynesia and also its largest and most populous island. Tahiti is renowned for its breathtaking beauty, boasting crystal-clear, turquoise waters, vibrant coral reefs, and lush mountains.
As such, it’s no wonder that Tahiti has become such a popular destination for romantic holidays and honeymooners. But it’s not just about enjoying the scenery – it’s also an epic destination for adventurers, offering a plethora of things to do in Tahiti for active travelers.
This gorgeous island in the Pacific Ocean truly has it all, no matter your interests! So, here are some of the best Tahiti hotels and resorts you should consider staying at during your French Polynesia holidays.
Compare the Best Hotels in Tahiti, French Polynesia
Accommodation in Tahiti: Map of Best Places to Stay in Tahiti
One thing that can make or break any holiday is the accommodation you choose for yourself and your traveling companion. So, where to stay in Tahiti? We’ve put together a list of the best Tahiti resorts and hotels, so all you have to do is book your holiday and hop on a flight to paradise.
Best Tahiti Resorts
1. Te Moana Tahiti Resort
Te Moana Tahiti Resort is conveniently located – within a 10-minute drive to Papeete and Faa Airport and a mere two minutes walk from Taapuna Surfing.
Most of the rooms have kitchenettes, as well as gorgeous views of either the garden or the surrounding bay. They’re decorated in traditional Polynesian style, and they boast deluxe air conditioning to keep you cool in summer.
This Tahiti resort offers visitors access to its on-site spa, fitness centre, infinity pool, restaurant and a choice of two bars. With facilities like this, you won’t even need to leave the resort! – Click here to book your stay at Te Moana Tahiti Resort
2. InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa
The InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa is one of the best places to stay in Tahiti for its beautiful rooms, top facilities and excellent location. It’s just five minutes from Faa Airport and 10 minutes drive from Papeete city centre and many popular restaurants, galleries, nightclubs and bars.
All the rooms in this Tahiti resort exude luxury, each with its own balcony, gorgeous views and even a private bathtub. They’re homely yet modern, boasting décor that captures the essence of island life in Tahiti – just with a little more elegance and luxury. If you are looking for Tahiti hotels on water, book one of its overwater bungalows.
The InterContinental offers exceptional variety when it comes to on-site facilities, including a spa, tennis courts, a fitness centre, a luxurious restaurant, a sand-bottomed swimming pool and even an open-air aquarium – Click here to book your stay at InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa
3. Le Tahiti by Pearl Resorts
Just ten minutes outside of Papeete city centre, Le Tahiti by Pearl Resorts is one of the best resorts in Tahiti if you want to explore the city without any hassle.
The rooms are super modern and comfortable, offering all-important air conditioning and gorgeous views of Matavai Bay. Some rooms even have their own private hot tub!
While you’re staying at this Tahiti resort, you’ll be able to enjoy Hiti Mahana Restaurant, serving a variety of cuisines, and sip on refreshing cocktails during the day at the Bay Bar. Make sure you take full advantage of all the services on offer – including (but not limited to) the day spa, yoga, dancing and aqua-aerobics – Click here to book your stay at Le Tahiti by Pearl Resorts
4. Hilton Hotel Tahiti
The Hilton Hotel Tahiti is one of the top Tahiti luxury resorts worth considering. It is incredibly conveniently located in Papeete and nearby several popular attractions, including Faarumai Waterfalls, Paofai Gardens, and Point Venus.
In typical Hilton Hotel style, the rooms offer all the amenities you could think of – a separate seating area, a private bathroom, a safety deposit box, air conditioning, a kettle and a TV. They boast modern comfort and elegant style.
At the Hilton Hotel Tahiti, guests can enjoy a swimming pool, fitness centre, restaurant, garden and private parking – Click here to book your stay at Hilton Hotel Tahiti
Best Tahiti Hotels (Boutique and Luxury Hotels in Tahiti)
5. Vanira Lodge
Vanira Lodge is the best place to stay in Tahiti on this list to attend surfing competitions during the Olympic Games. Away from the hustle and bustle, yet only 15 minutes from the main village and beach, this Tahiti hotel lodge is located in Teahupoo, the village that is famous for surfing in Tahiti.
The lodge provides more of a laid-back atmosphere, with several different bungalows on offer, all made from natural materials. Each one has a private bathroom and gorgeous views of the garden or lagoon. They vary in size and configuration, depending on your needs!
At the lodge, you’ll be able to enjoy the restaurant, refreshing swimming pool and even massages and yoga sessions. If you want to explore, the staff can arrange a plethora of different excursions, including snorkelling, diving, surfing and boat trips – Click here to book your stay at Vanira Lodge
6. Boutique Hotel Kon Tiki Tahiti
One of the best boutique hotels in Tahiti, the Kon Tiki Tahiti is a luxurious, three-star establishment located in Papeete and very close to attractions such as Plage Hokule’a, Paofai Gardens and the local international airport.
The hotel’s rooms are spacious and modern, boasting private balconies, private bathrooms, air conditioning, beautiful views and coffee machines. Some of the rooms even have a little kitchenette if you’d like to cook for yourself.
This Tahiti hotel offers private parking, a buffet-style breakfast in the mornings and Wi-Fi throughout the property – Click here to book your stay at Boutique Hotel Kon Tiki Tahiti
7. Royal Tahitien
Easily one of the best hotels in Tahiti for more modest budgets, the Royal Tahitien is located just outside the main hub of the city but close enough to still be super convenient. It’s located on the eastern coast of Tahiti, just five kilometres away from Musée de la Perle and nearby many other attractions.
The rooms of this hotel in Tahiti have their own balconies and workspaces, along with televisions and air conditioning for extra comfort.
On site, there’s a restaurant that serves delicious French and other European-style food, as well as a bar, outdoor swimming pool and even a private beach area – Click here to book your stay at Royal Tahitien
Didn’t you find the best hotel in Tahiti for you on this list? Don’t worry! Find the right accommodation in Tahiti – whether it’s a hotel or guesthouse, holiday apartment, or private apartment – by using the Tahiti Hotels map above.