Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Leeward Islands, French Polynesia - Updated 2023

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Welcome to a tropical stay as unique as any that you’ll find abroad: the Leeward Islands, a region characterized by its mild climate, fantastic series of sights and sounds, and sheer popularity among the most dedicated travelers. Join the ranks of those individuals lucky enough to experience the Leeward Islands for themselves, when you make easy living the norm. From boutique island shops to crystal clear waters, your next excuse for adventure awaits. And with the unique provision of Airbnb styles and formats available exclusively on the Leeward Islands, you’re never going to be hard-pressed to locate a stay that boasts everything you’re looking for! Check out the top ten Airbnb vacation rentals in the Leeward Islands, French Polynesia in the list below.

1. Pristine guesthouse (from USD 97)

Begin your journey toward the royalty of the Leeward Islands at this gorgeous guesthouse! A pristine, world-class stay from top to bottom, this estate features all of the amenities you’re looking to make your own when you frequent French Polynesia. Two guests will relax in a private bedroom with a bathroom, and will find no difficulty in making a top-tier stay of the property itself. On-site, you’ll find wireless Internet access, as well as a pool and deck, laundry essentials, a television, and a laptop workspace, for those traveling on the go for business! Your bedroom comes complete with room-darkening shades, so you can get your rest no matter when you need it most. A stocked kitchen allows all guests to cook their own meals, and your front door isn’t far from all of the top Leeward Islands attractions! You’re close to the islands of Tahaa and Huahine!

Ra'iātea, French Polynesia
262 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great wifi) but what is absolutely top is the view from pool
absolutely gorgeous little villa with kitchen and all amenities the views are stunning looking right across the lagoon
beautiful view beautiful new bungalow with a kitche and ensuite and a pool
very clean great views good wifi and location
nothing over the top but the views are incredible and the swimming pool was great
the place is very clean and comfortable
the bungalow was decorated beautifully with a clean kitchen and bathroom
beautiful location helpful hostinformation on hand when required clean accommodation
friendly and helpful hosts
the owners were kind and helpful
titaua was so friendly and welcoming
titaua is great host kind and helpful
titaua is a great host super friendly and a great help in arranging excursions
this is a beautiful place in an amazing location the view is incredible and the neighbourhood is peaceful
wow what an incredible place to stay
fare nyimanu is in a beautiful location with amazing views
it is well situated close to town with a great view of the lagoon
titaua's place was a wonderful quiet get away
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2. Entire bungalow next to the lagoon (from USD 160)

This bungalow is unique in its capacity to deliver a winning stay to up to four guests. You’ll be gifted access to the entire location, which includes a workspace for laptops and those in the region on business, as well as cable television, laundry essentials, and continuous wireless Internet access while on-site. You’ll also be given access to beach essentials, all of the items you need to deliver a wonderfully welcoming stay while you introduce your feet to silky white sands! Airport transportation is provided by your friendly host free of charge, and you’re close to Mount Teivaroa, and the dock at Fare Piti, where you can watch all of the ships come in!

Vaitape, Leeward Islands, French Polynesia
97 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire place 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
) the outdoor shower with lovely tiles and plants
it's a great place for swimming and relaxing with a good kitchen for doing your own thing
our place was clean and it was nice having a full kitchen since there weren't many restaurants around
annette and marc are great hosts
) the hosts annette and marc andre are lovely
marc andre and annette were amazing hosts and went above and beyond to accommodate our schedule
marc was an exceptionally attentive charming and generous host
we had a fantastic time the hosts marc and annette were amazing they were friendly and helpful
such a wonderful location and host
it was like shopping with a celebrity
this is the perfect location to relax and unwind or to launch your island adventures from
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3. Entire bungalow in Bora Bora (from USD 77)

Simply furnished but unique in essence, this winning Bora Bora stay allows you to keep more money in your own wallet than you ever thought possible. Affordable and ready to install new memories of the area, this bungalow gifts up to five guests with two bedrooms and a private bathroom, the perfect setting for all of the rejuvenation you are looking to make your own while enjoying French Polynesia. you’ll find free parking on-site, as well as wireless Internet access, a stocked kitchen, and laundry essentials all waiting for you upon your arrival, and feel free to venture into the city, where you’ll find all of the local restaurants, boutique shops, and recreational venues that should typify a winning stay of this quality in the Leeward Islands!

Vaitape, Leeward Islands, French Polynesia
153 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire chalet 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there is no a/c but the evenings were cool and there is a fan in each room
there is also a/c in downstairs bedroom with queen size bed and the upstairs bed is with fan
the bed was very comfortable and the fans kept the rooms cool
the accommodation was perfect 2 separate rooms good kitchen bathroom lovely terrace
the house was clean cute and felt like a home away from home
the hosts are very helpful and kind
nina was a great host she was very welcoming
the owners were so lovely and willing to help and drop you off any time
haunui was a great host - helpful friendly knowledgeable about the whole island
very helpful host happy to help with all your questions lovely accommodation location perfect
nice location at walk distance from vaitape
very close to the main village and in a secure spot
excellent location and great value for money
the area is safe quiet and a short walk to the main downtown area
it is an easy walk to a small store and bakery
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4. Private studio by the lagoon (from USD 87)

Bordered by a picture-perfect lagoon setting, this private studio in the Leeward Islands is uniquely qualified to provide you with a winning stay every time. Up to three other privileged guests beside yourself are allowed to join you, where you’ll make two individual bedrooms and two beds the perfect setting for lifelong memories in French Polynesia. Wireless Internet access is also available on the premises, as is a stocked kitchen, living essentials, laundry provisions, and a television, the perfect way to entertain yourself after a long, productive day in the Leeward Islands. Make this authentic excuse for adventure, close to the center of town and to world-class restaurants and shops, your own the next time you stop by the sensational travel haven that is the Leeward Islands!

Vaitāpē, Îles Sous-le-Vent, French Polynesia
181 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the air conditioner helps pretty well
two beds private bathroom and kitchen air conditioner in the main bedroom excellent wifii washing machine etc
the air conditioning is only in the bedroom but is working well
big kitchen air con in the bedroom and three very friendly dogs
the place is clean has refreshing ac has two rooms and a kitchen where i cook daily
there is a professional cleaning lady so you can expect everything to be clean and tidy
vincent was a wonderful host and his place was clean well-appointed and comfortable
vincent is an amazing host and person
vincent is a friendly host
vincent is a good host
thank you vincent we greatly appreciated your very kind hospitality
vincent is an excellent host
good location 15 mins walk to downtown area
the location is great and vincent is nice and easy to talk to
beautiful scenery has everything you need and close to the store
the place is located along the lagoon so the sunsets are beautiful
vincent place is just great
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5. Inviting stay in Motu (from USD 212)

Up to four guests will encounter a dynamic flavor of indigenous hospitality when they characterize their winning vacation in the region with this Motu estate. Set in Huahine-iti and beset by gorgeous natural views of the surrounding region, as well as three individual beds and a private bathroom, this inviting property proves as terrific an opportunity as any to introduce you to the wonders of the area itself. This estate features a pier into crystal clear waters, where you can get in all of the swimming that your heart desires. The ocean is only a few feet from your inviting front doors. This comfortable dwelling features kayaks on-site, so that you can explore the delicate waters of the surrounding systems; you’ll also be gifted with living essentials, wireless Internet access, and a stocked kitchen.

Huahine-iti, LEEWARDS ISLANDS, French Polynesia
162 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great large comfortable house which opens up to a magnificent view of the lagoon across to huahine-iti
bed is covered by netting so always a good night sleep
our stay at the motu house was outstanding the house is very comfortable and clean and is quite large
the decor was perfect and the place was spotless when we arrived
clean and big bungalow right on laguna
the shower had nice pressure with hot water and everything was clean
the house was open and airy clean and equipped with everything you would need for your stay
samantha and toriki were delightful hosts
samantha & toriki are wonderful hosts
toriki and samantha are great hosts
samantha and toriki are great hosts
samantha and her husband and son were wonderful hosts
the location is just beautiful
the location is excellent for healing
the house was superb and the location stunning
what an outstanding place the location is perfect to re-connect the scenery is so beautiful
we were also pleasantly surprised by the quality of the snorkeling close to our bungalow
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6. Entire bungalow with shared terrace and pool (from USD 85)

If you’re looking for a wonderfully inviting stay, one that features all of the amenities that your own home likely has to offer, then this private studio residence in the Leeward Islands is the one for you! An island dwelling excellently maintained by a friendly host willing to answer all of your questions about the area, this estate also features on-site cable television, laundry amenities, living essentials, and on-site Internet access, so that you can stay connected to the rest of the world while on the go. You’ll also find complimentary parking on the premises, as well as a pool, perfect for cooling off during those hot days in French Polynesia. Breakfast is provided each and every morning, and a stocked kitchen is the perfect place to make your meals. You’re also close to the village of Fare, the perfect place for all of your retail and grocery needs.

Fare, Huahine, Leeward Islands, French Polynesia
346 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good wall fan kept kitchen area well ventilated
kitchen was fully equipped to cook meals (full-size refrigerator) and wi-fi was good
really enjoyed the island style home and the plunge pool on the deck
the whole space rivals that of a first-class resort good wifi as well
the accommodations are awesome; great kitchen with coffee maker fridge stove
the accommodation was very clean nice and comfortable
the apartment was very clean
very clean and beautiful place with a nice garden
the bathroom was clean and accommodating with a towel and soap
the accommodation is clean spacious and well appointed with everything you could need
marty and moe are wonderful hosts
marty and moe are wonderful hosts
marty and moe are great hosts
the hosts surely do everything in their power to make you feel at home
the island is lovely and so are the hosts
great location close to town
excellently located close to the airport
the location is very nice 15min walk from the beach a few min more to the city
a bit far to walk to town but easy by bike (provided)
moe picked us up from the airport which is close (1 5km) but this is much more comfortable
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7. Beachfront house in Bora Bora

Right on the shore, this Bora Bora privilege of a dwelling is here to thoroughly redefine your understanding of traditional French Polynesia hospitality. Characterized by clear skies, inviting palm trees, and all of the naturally induced rejuvenation you’re looking to make your own while you frequent the region, this house also exists in close proximity to four world-class restaurants, as well as local activities, recognized landmarks, and several recreational outlets. Clean and cozy, the estate also offers you the use of its air-conditioning, laundry essentials, television, and wireless Internet access. The estate also allows guests to use its diversified portfolio of child provisions.

Leeward Islands, French Polynesia
96 reviews  
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi and aircon works perfectly
jessica's studio was great with awesome view and ceiling fan & an air-condition
wifi worked like a dream
air conditioning-i can't emphasize enough how nice this was to have and 3
the ac worked perfectly and the wifi was very fast which is very rare in french polynesia
it was clean and accessible
jessica's place is clean comfy and attractively furnished
the room is very clean and jessica has it decorated very nicely
this is the best air bnb i've seen the bedroom is very clean organized and spacious
the beach is just a step away and the room is big and very clean
they are very happy generous hosts who are really fun to hang out with
she was so willing to arrange tours and give helpful advice/pointers
jessica was a very nice host too
jessica was the most amazing host that we've ever had
jessica and teiva are great hosts
close to good restaurants
location wise it is top notch
jessica's house is in the best location
the location is great we went to some lovely restaurants all within walking distance
this makes the location the best on the island i think
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8. Large room in a villa

This room is specifically tailored to visitors year-round, so rest assured that your friendly hosts understand exactly how to deliver a winning stay to all prospective guests. From its stocked kitchen to its welcoming living room to its on-site wireless Internet access, you’ll never find yourself short on luxury while you’re in the region. Two guests will find every opportunity to make one bedroom and one bathroom their very own, and you’re never far from all of the landmarks that characterize the region itself as entirely unforgettable, including the center of the city and a nice selection of eateries.

Bora Bora, French Polynesia
55 reviews  
Private room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

9. Backpacker lodge in Bora Bora

If you’re the type that’s likely to get out into the underbrush to explore those regions of French Polynesia that entirely qualify as an adventure unto themselves, this is the stay you’re going to want to make your own! A backpacker lodge in Bora Bora that features all of the amenities of home, including laundry essentials, wireless Internet, and a television, the estate itself is typified by its homey atmosphere and its selective furnishings. Affordable and available for to up to two guests, this stay isn’t far from the local city, as well as the diversified portfolio of boutique shops. Discover local culture, at the perfect pitstop for any true adventurer.

Nūnu'e, Leeward Islands, French Polynesia
75 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

10. Traditional floating house

For those in the mood for a stay of a truly unique caliber, French Polynesia has something truly special to offer: this floating residence in the Leeward Islands! This private room actually exists in the middle of a boat, but rest assured that it features all of the amenities you need to make your next prospective stay in the region into a winning one. It features room enough for two guests aboard, as well as a stocked kitchen, and the allowance of pets on the floating property! there’s also a stocked kitchen aboard your ocean home, so that you can make all of your meals on-site, if you so choose. If you’re looking to venture outside of this floating memory, rest assured that an array of winning restaurants and shops exist close by, in the center of town.

Fare, Leeward Islands, French Polynesia
85 reviews  
Private room in houseboat 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was good and not having any a/c didn't brother else at all
our room was small but comfortable
the beds were very comfortable and clean
overall we found everything on the boat very clean and organized
hosts are great family we felt like home
it was also very nice that the host spoke great english
they were accommodating to my needs and very responsive to changing plans
the amazing host can help arrange car/scooter rentals for your time on the island
they are thoughtful and generous hosts who share their knowledge of french polynesia with you
i wish i could give this place more than 5 stars
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As sensational a vacation spot as any

From its picture-perfect views to its easy access to the local beaches, the Leeward Islands prove as sensational a vacation spot as any, when it comes to discovering the unique flavor of rejuvenation you were always looking to make your own while in French Polynesia. And with this wonderful diversity of Airbnb stays in the area, you’ll find a location perfect for both your individual travel preferences, and your budget, no matter how strict! Come see for yourself why the selection of Airbnb stays is uniquely qualified to make your escape in French Polynesia one unlike any you’ve ever experienced!

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