Le Meridien Tahiti is located in the Punaauia region of Tahit, French Polynesia. The resort offers a swimming pool with a white sandy bottom, a sandy beach and a range of watersports, including snorkeling, kayaking and beach volleyball. Because of its scenic location, the hotel gets our vote as one of the best tropical honeymoon spots.
Since there are direct flights to Tahiti from many international destinations, getting to the resort is easier and takes less time than traveling to the outer islands of French Polynesia.
Rooms & Suites
In the hotel main building there are 138 Lagoon View Rooms, Junior Suites, Senior Suites, and a Presidential Suite. There are also 12 Overwater Bungalows in front of the resort with views over the lagoon, a great spot for a honeymoon. All rooms have air-conditioning, 24-hour room service, a minibar, and tea and coffee making facilities.
Where to Eat
La Plantation Restaurant has large themed buffets as well as a Tahitian Dance Show (Friday nights). Le Carre Restaurant is located in front of the Lagoon. Enjoy cocktails at the L'Astrolabe Bar and have a light lunch at Le Pool Bar on your tropical honeymoon.
Things to Do Nearby
For more about the history of Tahiti, visit the Museum of Tahiti, or visit the Gauguin Museum to view original pieces of art. For a glimpse of one of the largest collections of seashells from the South Pacific, head to the Seashell Museum. If you are looking for a romantic idea, try the three Waterfalls or the Caves of Maraa.
Nearby activities include scuba diving, dolphin discovery and deep sea fishing.
How to Get to the Resort
The Le Meridien Tahiti is a 15 minute drive from Faa'a International Airport (PPT). The hotel can arrange for guests to be met at the airport by van but you must let them know the details of your arrival in advance.
Room rates start at 21,000XPF (about €175) for a standard room with a king size bed and 38,400XPF (about €325) for an overwater bungalow.