Overwater Bungalows In Tahiti, French Polynesia - Updated 2023


Tahiti is in the archipelago of a group of islands known as the Society Islands in the central Southern Pacific Ocean. It is divided into two parts: the northwestern part, Tahiti Nui, and the smaller, southeastern part, Tahiti Iti. The mention of Tahiti usually recalls visions of an idyllic island paradise. The tropical island was formed from volcanic activity and is high and mountainous with surrounding coral reefs. The island is the economic, cultural and political centre of French Polynesia, an overseas group of islands of France. The capital, Papeete, is located on the northwestern coast. The only international airport in the region, Fa'a'ā International Airport, is on Tahiti near Papeete. The only official language is French, although the Tahitian language (Reo Tahiti) is also spoken. Tahiti is the main island in the Windward group of islands in French Polynesia. From here, you can cross to her sister island, Moorea, then up to Marlon Brando’s Tetiaroa paradise atoll. These Windward Islands are tropical dream islands! There are various land/water activities, or guests can just relax by the pool. Intrigued by this lush island? Come and stay in our selected hotels with overwater bungalows and beachfront properties to unwind in this secluded paradise now.

Overwater bungalows

1. Le Meridien Tahiti (from USD 196)

Le Meridien Tahiti is a beautiful resort set amongst tropical gardens. You can swim in the sandy-bottom lagoon-style swimming pool which is just metres away from the beach front. There are two choices of rooms: garden or lagoon views, or you can choose the bungalows that are built directly over the water and stretch out into the lagoon. Each overwater bungalow has a large outdoor patio. The entire resort is air-conditioned and bathrooms have both walk-in showers and a bathtub. You can request for massages in the privacy of your own room. Guests can play tennis at the tennis court, suntan at the beach and play beach volleyball. The hotel is able to arrange tours to the Cave of Maraa, the Gauguin Museum and the Seashell Museum. The airport is 15 minutes away.

2. InterContinental Resort Tahiti (from USD 485)

The InterContinental Resort Tahiti is a luxury resort with a lavish garden setting, set within a turquoise lagoon. The rooms feature a private balcony with lagoon or garden views. Amenities include cable TV and a private bathroom. There are also overwater bungalows with a private sun terrace. These bungalows have direct lagoon access. This beautiful resort is less than five minutes’ drive from Faaa International Airport. The museums, shops, galleries, market and nightclubs are a ten minutes’ drive away. Guests can have access to the dive centre, open-air aquarium and play in the tennis courts or swim in the sand-bottomed swimming pool. If you want to get a relaxing massage, drop by Deep Nature Spa by Algotherm - there is a relaxation area with steam bath and a fitness room with lagoon views. Indulge in your meals in the hotel’s overwater restaurant, with an extensive wine list and gourmet meals served.

InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa, an IHG Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Pointe Tahiti, Faaa
Accommodates: 2

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Sauna

Beachfront properties

3. Punatea Village (from USD 80)

Punatea Village is set within a lush tropical garden. There is a private beach, swimming pool or you can choose to swim in the lagoon. The resort offers beachfront bungalows and private rooms. Guests have access to a shared kitchen that is available 24/7, lounge area with TV and a dining area. If you wish to kayak or snorkel, the resort offers free rental. Bicycles are also available. The place is 20 minutes away from the Atimaono International Golf Course. The front desk is able to arrange tours and car rentals.

Punatea Village

Wifi Available

Address: PK 4.700 C/mer, Afaahiti
Accommodates: 2

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Fishing

4. Tahiti Pearl Beach Resort (from USD 492)

Tahiti Pearl Beach Resort is situated along a black sand beach. This means you’ll have access to the beach. The rooms are also sea-ward facing, with stunning views of Matavai Bay from a private patio deck. Within the resort, there is an infinity pool, a day spa and health club. There is free Wifi throughout the accommodation. Guests can take part in free daily activities such as yoga, Tahitian dancing, aqua-aerobics, arts and crafts or pop in the day spa for massages. The waterfront restaurant offers a mix of Tahitian, Southeast Asian food and Mediterranean cuisines The place is a 10-minute drive from Pape’ete city centre. There is a free shuttle bus to the city, which operates 6 days a week.

Le Tahiti by Pearl Resorts

Wifi Available

Address: Lafayette Beach - Pk7, Arue
Accommodates: 6

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre

5. Hitimoana Villa Tahiti (from USD 100)

If you want to stay in waterfront bungalows overlooking the western coastline of Tahiti, then this resort will appeal to you. There is a pool surrounded by sun loungers, and there are free kayaking and snorkelling activities. The resort is family-run, and the guest house offers a private boat, which is ideal for fishing. The tour desk can book surfing, sightseeing trips, diving and horse riding trips. All bungalows include a ceiling fan, tea and coffee making facilities and a private bathroom with hot water. The house offers lagoon or garden views.

Pension de famille HITI MOANA VILLA

Wifi Available

Address: PK 32 Cote mer, Tahiti
Accommodates: 2

Parking Restaurant Garden Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry Family rooms Free parking

6. Bungalows Havae Teahupoo (from USD 164)

This guest house has wonderful sea views as it faces the surf break of Teahupoo Tahiiti. All bungalows have a balcony or patio, a kitchen, a dining and seating area. Bed linens and towels are provided. You can also have an outdoor meal using the BBQ facilities or have a relaxing walk around the tropical surrounds. Guests have free use of kayaks and stand-up paddle boards. The nearest airport is Faa'a Airport, 51 km (31 miles) from the guest house.

Bungalows Havae Teahupoo

Address: pk 0

BBQ facilities Contactless check-in/check-out WiFi Available Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Air conditioning

7. Villa Te Moana by Tahiti Homes

This villa is situated in Paea. The sea-facing house has six bedrooms and five bathrooms. Amenities include a flat-screen TV, dining area, fully equipped kitchen and a terrace with garden views. Free Wifi is available throughout. Guests can also relax in the garden.

8. Tahiti Private Island by Tahiti Homes (from USD 1051)

This island is all yours to rent. Set in Otutara, the beachfront property has four bedrooms and a kitchen. BBQ facilities are also available in the garden and a car rental service is available at the house. Papeete is 45 km (27 miles) from Tahiti Private Island by Tahiti Homes.

Motu Mapeti - Tahiti Private Island

Wifi Available

Address: motu mapeti
Accommodates: 9

Parking Garden Family rooms Free parking Internet services WiFi Available Free WiFi Parking on site

The peaceful island of Tahiti awaits

If you need a casual getaway, Tahiti is your best choice. With such beautiful settings and a slew of water sports to participate in, your friends and family will not be bored. If you stay in the beachfront properties above, you can wake up to the sea every day. So book your tickets for Tahiti and look forward to the magical vacation on the island now.

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