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5 Of The Most Romantic Hotels In French Polynesia
The gorgeous islands of French Polynesia are a favorite international destination among couples. Situated in the Pacific Ocean, its territory consists of 118 islands and atolls.
Love birds flock to the paradisiacal country to enjoy its gorgeous white sand beaches, magnificent turquoise lagoons, and unique, hospitable culture.
French Polynesia re-opened for tourism in July, and couples looking to visit need only a negative COVID-19 test result from within the three days prior to their departure.
Seeking hotel ideas to help you plan the perfect Valentine’s Day baecation? Here are hotels and resorts offering the most romantic accommodations in one of the world’s most romantic destinations.
Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa
Le Taha’a is located on its own private island and is a popular destination for couples who are getting married, celebrating a honeymoon or anniversary. Due to its quiet and relaxing ambiance, the resort has also seen its share of A-list celebrities seeking seclusion. The overwater bungalows feature authentic Polynesian decor, large outdoor decks with cushioned lounge chairs, and ladders providing guests direct access to the lagoon below.
The Brando Tahiti
The Brando is an uber-exclusive, all-inclusive private island resort named after actor Marlon Brando, who purchased the island after falling in love with Tahiti while filming a movie there. It features eco-friendly villas with plunge pools, spa bathrooms, and direct beach access. In addition, guests can enjoy one daily treatment at the resort’s award-winning holistic spa, meals prepared by a Michelin two-star chef, and unlimited access to The Brando’s offering of activities.
Sofitel Kia Ora Moorea Beach Resort
Being the first hotel on the island of Moorea to construct overwater bungalows, the Sofitel Kia Ora was built on the longest and most beautiful white sand beach of the island. It is located within a protected marine area and guests are able to enjoy a panoramic view of the lagoon from their luxury bungalows. It is also the only hotel offering unobstructed views of the island of Tahiti.
Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora
Bora Bora’s Four Seasons Resort offers luxury villas and bungalows over the beautiful crystalline lagoon full of coral reef and exotic fish. These luxe accommodations feature porches and private gardens, with some having their own private plunge pools. Additional amenities include a Polynesian-style spa and an infinity pool.
InterContinental Bora Bora Resort
The Intercontinental Bora Bora is located on a private island with breathtaking views of Mount Otemanu. This five-star resort offers large overwater bungalows on a protected lagoon, perfect for snorkeling and observing its many species of colorful fish. It is also home to the world-renowned Thalasso Spa, where couples can enjoy luxurious pampering massages and treatments together.