Sofitel IA Ora Moorea


The landing approach on the short flight from Papeete, Tahiti, is enough for a first glimpse of Moorea Island's great natural beauty! Lush nature and a soaring mountain formation create a stunning contrast to the ocean's splendour all around.


The Sofitel IA Ora perfectly complements Moorea's natural beauty. The comfortable hotel is scenically set on picture-postcard sand beach that is lined by gently nodding palm trees.


Everything is in place for an unforgettable holiday: Enjoy the legendary read more » Polynesian hospitality, make yourself supremely comfortable and let your eyes rest on the lagoon that houses a coral reef brimming with colourful marine life.


A feast for the eyes, certainly! A feast of a different kind is provided by the excellent La Pérouse Restaurant. Both the restaurant and the Molokai Bar are constructed in a semi-open architecture that invites you to sample the international and local delicacies without averting your eyes from the ocean.


The sun, sand and sea make for superb bathing delights. Of course, you may also decide to cool off in the inviting swimming pool's clear water.


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Elegant chic designed in a South Seas' style – the Sofitel IA Ora offers comfortable accommodation on the beach. The rooms and bungalows are all generously proportioned and radiate tropical flair.


Bright read more » colours dominate the interior. The facilities include a shower bathroom with a hair-dryer, telephone, safe, mini bar, TV with movie channel, tea and coffee maker, air-conditioning and a ceiling ventilator.


Located right on the fine sand beach, the Beach Bungalows are slightly larger than the standard rooms. Step outside and feel the warm sand beneath your toes!


The Overwater Bungalows are set on stilted platform out over the water. The refined amenities include a hair-dryer, telephone, tea and coffee maker, ceiling ventilator, air-conditioning, safe, mini bar and a TV.


Two special highlights deserve extra mention: A glass-bottom table allows you to observe the colourful underwater world below and a private terrace sports a short ladder that gives you direct access to the lagoon's welcoming waters.


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Taking the magnificent setting into account, the Sofitel IA Ora Moorea's principle activities are water sports. Of course, you may also decide to just kick back and unwind on the long sand beach.


The read more » sand beach is made from naturally finely ground up corals, the two implicit advantages being that the beach is perfectly white and coral reefs are found nearby.


Having enjoyed the sand, sun and sea to the fullest, you may also explore the hinterland. Plenty of excursion introduce you to the tropical island's secrets. Two beautiful waterfalls are just examples of the countless other attractions.


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