Tahiti Experience

Discover the magic of French Polynesia ‘Island of Love’ in this fabulous not to be missed 9 night Tahiti Experience. Your journey starts on multi-award winning Air New Zealand’s flight to Tahiti via Los Angeles, with 1 night in the Islands capital Papeete. Followed by 4 nights at the Hotel Le Taha'a Island Resort & Spa in a Taha’s Overwater Suite, just when you think you have discovered paradise your Tahiti Experience ends with 4 nights at the luxurious Hotel InterContinental Bora Bora Resort Le Moana for 4 nights in a Beach Junior Suite Bungalow. Includes accommodation, daily breakfast, transfers by air, coach and boat along with international flights on multi-award winning Air New Zealand.

Highlights

Depart London Heathrow on multi-award winning Air New Zealand’s flight to Papeete via Los Angeles.  On arrival, enjoy a traditional floral Leis greeting before your coach transfer to the Hotel InterContinental Resort Tahiti for 1 night in a Garden View Room, including daily breakfast.

Your garden view room’s tropical décor with modern amenities, private balcony and panoramic views over the lush tropical gardens, an ideal spot to sit with a long cool drink as you watch the Polynesian sunset. A choice of two restaurants, Le Lotus the hotel’s overwater restaurant specialises in French gourmet cuisine complimented by a selection of fine French wines in an elegant setting with stunning views over Moorea. Te Tiare, in the centre of the hotel’s ground floor with an authentic Tahitian flair and open show kitchen offers an extensive menu from light snacks to delicious fish and meat dishes. The Tiki bar close to Te Tiare Restaurant is an ideal spot to enjoy an exotic cocktail served in a coconut shell with  sunset views over the peaks of Moorea.

Relax by the resorts infinity pool, swim up to the Bar Le Lotus, take a seat and enjoy an icy cold beer , tropical cocktails or freshly squeezed fruit juices without having to leave the pool.  Enjoy a workout in the 24-hour fitness centre, or relax at the spa with an indulgent spa treatment or massage.

This morning, after a leisurely breakfast check out of your hotel before a coach transfer to the airport for your flight to Taha’a. Formerly called Uporu, located in the Society Islands, Taha’a is symbolically named the Vanilla Island, where the Tahitian Vanilla is cultivated. Taha’a is also famous for its Tahitian Pearls, sheltering in the crystal clear waters you will find a few pearl farms.

On arrival, check into the Hotel Le Taha'a Island Resort & Spa in a Taha’s Overwater Suite for 4 nights including daily breakfast. One of 27 beautifully appointed Overwater Suites with tropical décor, sitting above the pristine and tranquil lagoon with panoramic views of the verdant Vanilla Island. The Hotel Le Taha’a Resort & Spa inspired by traditional Polynesian architecture, ideally located on the secluded Motu Tautau islet, with views over the imposing silhouette of Bora Bora, sits in harmony with its environment, local culture and people.

A choice of 3 restaurants Le Vanille,* sits high up among the trees, with stunning views over the Taha’a Lagoon, and the resorts lush gardens, open for breakfast and dinner with a Polynesian evening every Tuesday, enjoy the Fire Dance show (weather permitting). Enjoy alfresco dining at La Plage a beachside restaurant open daily for lunch, La Plage closes at 1500 when The Manuia Bar (beach bar) takes over for drinks and light snacks. The resort's signature restaurant The Ohiri, specialises in gourmet and gourmand fine dining, with creative French-Polynesian fusion cuisine, complimented by a selection of fine wines in a romantic atmosphere (Bookings are essential).

A state of the art fitness centre with advanced cardio fitness equipment is available to maintain your exercise programme with a difference from your usual gym, its floor to ceiling windows offers spectacular views over the resort's interior laguna. Power walking and jogging trails through the resort, or take a complimentary shuttle boat to the main island of Taha’a for a walking tour around the island. The floodlit tennis court available day or night, water sports are readily available, Kayak, outrigger canoes, stand up paddle boards with an array of water toys, for hours of fun in Taha’a’s pristine lagoon waters. If all this sounds a little too energetic, relax by the pool, on the beach or immerse yourself in rejuvenating spa treatments at the Le Spa at Le Taha’a.  After 4 wonderful nights at Hotel Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa, check out and transfer back to the airport for your onward flight to Bora Bora.

On arrival, take a boat transfer to the Hotel InterContinental Bora Bora Resort Le Moana for 4  nights in a Beach Junior Suite Bungalow, including daily breakfast. This spectacular resort reputed to be located in the most beautiful area of French Polynesia and is the ultimate tropical island escape. Set between two pristine sandy beaches at Maitira Point, a boutique resort crafted by Polynesian artisans in traditional Polynesian architecture, your bungalow stylishly decorated with a private sun terrace, outdoor shower, bedroom, dressing area and living room. Relax by the freshwater sandy bottom swimming pool, windsurf, kayak or snorkel amongst a kaleidoscope of vibrant tropical fish and coral reefs, take a shark feeding excursion or sunset cruise. Romantic picnics may be arranged to secluded motus (islets) or take a 4WD safari, enjoy Tahitian music at the resorts Noa Noa Restaurant and Vini Vini bar.

After 4 nights in this spectacular Bora Bora resort, enjoy your last breakfast at the Le Moana Bora Bora, before catching you boat transfer back to the airport for your onward flight to Papeete to connect with your return Air New Zealand flight via Los Angeles.

When travelling on AIR NEW ZEALAND you have the opportunity of upgrading your economy class seat to Economy Sky Couch™, travel in Air New Zealand’s award winning Premium Economy Class, or experience Air New Zealand’s multi award winning Business Class with flat beds and exquisite food and wine selection.

If you would like to extend your stay, upgrade your room type, stopover in Los Angeles,  extend your journey to take in New Zealand and Australia, or part of a Round The World journey of a lifetime, please speak with our highly knowledgeable Travel Specialists for more information.

*For bookings made 60 days prior: 1 Free 3-course Dinner for 2 people at Vanille restaurant per stay

What's Included

• Meet & Greet with flower leis upon international arrival
• Return economy flights from London Heathrow on Air New Zealand
• All known prepayable taxes and charges          
• All round trip shared transfers from airports to hotels                
• All Domestic flights in Tahiti                
• 1 night at 4* InterContinental Resort Tahiti in Garden View Room
• 4 nights at 5* Le Taha'a Island Resort & Spa in Taha'a Overwater Suite
• 4 nights at 4* InterContinental Bora Bora Resort Le Moana in Beach Junior Suite Bungalow
• Daily Breakfast included with all accommodation
 

Price Notes
This itinerary/tour is a suggestion and can be tailor-made to suit requirements.
Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. Please contact us for prices for alternative dates or number of travellers.
 

Pricing is subject to change and availability. Terms and conditions apply. Call us to book or for details. Alternatively you can book or enquire online

Total from
£3,399.00

Based on: Departures from London Heathrow (LHR)

Travel Dates:
01 Sept – 10 Dec 2020



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