Tahiti Ia Ora Beach Resort managed by Sofitel
BP 380595 Tamanu - 98718
Punaauia - Tahiti - French Polynesia

Distance from hotel to town, 10 miles (16 kms). Distance from hotel to airport, 6 miles (10 kms).  

Located along a lagoon on one of the most beautiful, and unique, white sand beaches of Tahiti, Tahiti Ia Ora Beach Resort managed by Sofitel is perfectly integrated into the luxuriant vegetation on the island. The thoroughly modern resort offers 138 garden and lagoon view rooms and suites, as well as 12 Polynesian style, overwater bungalows. The gourmet Le Carre restaurant offers refined and creative cuisine before an exceptional panorama of the sister island Moorea; surrounded by exotic gardens, the 300 seat La Plantation restaurant presents a mix of Polynesian and international specialties. Discover art at l'Atelier, the resort's on site artists' space which offers painting workshops with artists in residence and learn local recipes with unique personalized cooking classes provided by the Chef. The hotel features watersports equipment and family style activities. Flat screen television, wireless access in all rooms and public spaces are part of the recent improvements of the hotel.  

Hotel Amenities (back to top)
  • Accommodations for Physically Challenged Guests (3)
  • Activities Desk
  • Babysitting Services ($)
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet Room
  • Bars/Lounges (2)
  • Beach (onsite)
  • Breakfast Room
  • Car Rental Desk
  • Children's Activities
  • Conference Rooms (3)
  • Cooking (classes) ($)
  • Currency Exchange ($)
  • Dive Center
  • Doctor (on call) ($)
  • Entertainment
  • Floors (6)
  • Gift Shop (2)
  • Laundry Service
  • Meeting Rooms (3)
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Parking Facility
  • Pool (outdoor)
  • Poolside Beverage Service
  • Restaurants (2)
  • Rooms (150)
  • Safe Deposit Boxes (front desk)
  • Suites (8)
  • Tours & Excursions ($)
  • Tours & Excursions (on request) ($)
  • Volleyball (beach)
  • Watersports (non-motorized)
  • Wedding Coordinator
  • Wedding Site
 

• Free internet connection in the lobby (1 Mbs per user for 1 hour) with password provided by the front office. Aerobics (aqua) Aqua Aerobics (twice a day, free for hotel guests) Miscellaneous Amenities: ($)  

• Painting lessons  

• On-site Wellness Center (body & facial treatments, massages)  

• Roundtrip transportation to center city (twice per day, except on Sunday and bank holidays)  

• On Fridays there is a "Magic Polynesia" show and seafood buffet at Le Plantation. ($) Denotes a fee may be charged. Please note: Some hotel amenities listed above may have an additional fee associated with them.  

Accommodation Categories and Descriptions (back to top)

Arrival/Departure Time:  

• Check-in-time: 3:00 pm Check-out-time: 11:00 am  

Early check-in and late checkout on request, and subject to availability.  

Children Policy:  

• Children's age break is 12 years old.  

Maximum Occupancy:  

2018-2019 Garden Room - 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.  

• Garden Family Room - 2 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.  

• Deluxe Partial Ocean View - 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.  

• Deluxe Ocean View - 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.  

• Deluxe Family Ocean View - 2 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.  

• Panoramic Oceanfront - 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.  

• Junior Suite - 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.  

• 1 Bedroom Suite - 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.  

• Presidential Suite - 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.  

• Overwater Bungalow - 2 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.  

2019-2020 Deluxe Garden Room - 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.  

• Deluxe Garden Family Room - 2 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.  

• Deluxe Partial View Room - 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.  

• Deluxe Ocean View - 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.  

• Deluxe Ocean View Family Room - 2 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.  

• Panoramic Oceanfront - 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.  

• Junior Suite - 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.  

• 1 Bedroom Suite - 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.  

• Presidential Suite - 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.  

• Overwater Bungalow - 2 adults.  

Deluxe Garden Room, he garden rooms have a view of the hotel gardens with a terrace or balcony.  

• Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 twin beds. View: Gardens.  

Deluxe Garden Family Room(*), The garden rooms have a view of the hotel gardens with a terrace or balcony. Ideal for families.  

• Bedding: 2 queen beds.  

Deluxe Partial View, The Partial View rooms are located on the first and second floor and have a partial view of the lagoon.  

• Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 twin beds.  

Deluxe Ocean View(*), (DOV) From the private terraces, the rooms offer a view of the sea and the lagoon of Tahiti, in a contemporary atmosphere which will satisfy the most demanding travelers.  

• Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 twin beds. View: Lagoon.  

Deluxe Ocean View Family Room(*), Same as the Deluxe Ocean View room, this category is ideal for families.  

• Bedding: 2 queen beds.  

Panoramic Oceanfront Room(*), (ZPO) The Panoramic Ocean Front rooms are situated on the last two floors of the hotel and have a view in front of the lagoon of Tahiti. The guests who stay in this category benefit of a complimentary shuttle from hotel to center city and back to hotel, coffee espresso machine and a bottle of mineral water daily.  

• Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 twin beds.  

Junior Suite(*), (JRS) The Junior Suites are very spacious including a huge terrace.  

• Bedding: 1 king bed.  

One Bedroom Suite, (1BS) Located at the end of each building, the One Bedroom Suites offer a bedroom and a separate living area and a large outdoor terrace.  

• Bedding: 1 king bed.  

Presidential Suite(*), (PST) Located on the top floor of the hotel, the Presidential Suite looks directly over the blue lagoon of Tahiti. The Presidential Suite is a very spacious suite including a huge terrace. This suite offers a bedroom and a separate living room.  

• Bedding: 1 king bed.  

Overwater Bungalow(*), (OBU) Overwater Bungalows offer a Polynesian style and rise above the lagoon and above the Coral Garden in Tahiti. All bungalows feature a terrace allowing to take advantage of the beauty of the lagoon. The room harmonizes wood, sober colors and a high level of comfort such as a flat screen television, video on demand, in-room safety box and air conditioning.  

• Bedding: 1 king bed. Balcony (private) private balcony with table and sunchairs  

(*) Denotes on request basis only, no allotment given.  

All accommodations include: bathtub, air conditioning, crib (on request), data ports, hairdryer, internet access (wireless): ($), maid service, mini-bar, rollaway bed (on request), safe deposit box, shower, smoke detector, telephone, television and coffee/tea maker.  

Room Service (limited)  

• Room service is available from 6:30am to 11:00pm.  

 

($) Denotes a fee may be charged.  

Specific bedding and/or special requests are fulfilled based on availability and cannot always be guaranteed.  

Food and Beverage Outlets (back to top)

Astrolab Bar, Live music every Thursday night.  

General Opening Hours: 4:00pm - 12:00am General Opening Days: Open daily  

Pool Bar, Located pool side, serving light snacks, sandwiches, salads and cocktails.  

General Opening Hours: 11:00am - 6:00pm General Opening Days: Open daily  

La Plantation Cuisine: International, Polynesian, Seafood.  

General Opening Hours: 12:00pm - 2:00pm and 7:00pm - 10:00pm  

Dress Code: Casual Elegant.  

Le Carre, Serving refined cuisine a la carte.  

General Opening Hours: 12:00pm - 2:00pm and 7:00pm - 10:00pm  

Dress Code: Elegant.  

Add-On Package (All Inclusive Package 2018-2020) (back to top)

ALL INCLUSIVE PACKAGE 2018-2020  

Booking Dates: 07/14/2017 - 03/31/2019 07/27/2018 - 03/31/2020 Travel Dates: 04/01/2018 - 03/31/2019 04/01/2019 - 03/31/2020  

Package Inclusions:  

• American breakfast at La Plantation.  

• Two course lunch at Le Cerre  

• Two course dinner at La Plantation  

• Beverages during the meals: mineral water, soft drink, local beer, house wine  

• Mineral water, soft drinks, local beer all day long in the bars  

Not Included:  

• Room service and minibar.  

Package inclusions are subject to change.  

Meal Plan Options (back to top)

American Plan - TOAP Buffet breakfast at La Plantation, 2 course lunch at Le Carre and 2 course dinner at La Plantation  

• Booking Dates: 07/14/2017 - 03/31/2019 07/27/2018 - 03/31/2020  

• Travel Dates: 04/01/2018 - 03/31/2019 04/01/2019 - 03/31/2020  

Lunch Plan (LUN) - TOLUC2 Lunch at Le Carre - 2 courses (lobster excluded)  

• Booking Dates: 07/14/2017 - 03/31/2019 07/27/2018 - 03/31/2020  

• Travel Dates: 04/01/2018 - 03/31/2019 04/01/2019 - 03/31/2020  

Breakfast & Dinner Daily (MAP) - TOMAP American buffet breakfast at La Plantation and 2 course dinner at La Plantation Restaurant  

• Booking Dates: 07/14/2017 - 03/31/2019 07/27/2018 - 03/31/2020  

• Travel Dates: 04/01/2018 - 03/31/2019 04/01/2019 - 03/31/2020  

Polynesian Show & Buffet - Polynesian Show & Buffet Fridays only.  

• Booking Dates: 07/27/2018 - 03/31/2020  

• Travel Dates: 04/01/2019 - 03/31/2020  

American Buffet Breakfast - TOABF Served at La Plantation Restaurant  

• Booking Dates: 07/14/2017 - 03/31/2019 07/27/2018 - 03/31/2020  

• Travel Dates: 04/01/2018 - 03/31/2019 04/01/2019 - 03/31/2020  

Dinner Plan (DIN) - TODIP2 Dinner at La Plantation - 2 courses.  

• Booking Dates: 07/14/2017 - 03/31/2019 07/27/2018 - 03/31/2020  

• Travel Dates: 04/01/2018 - 03/31/2019 04/01/2019 - 03/31/2020  

Please Note:  

• There will be a 100% cancel penalty for 12/24/18 and 12/31/18 dinners canceled after 11/14/18.  

Bonus Features (back to top)

 

2018-2020 Bonus Features  

 

• Complimentary non-alcoholic cocktail and fresh towel (oshiburi) at check-in.  

• Complimentary access to the resort sports facilities: kayaks, ping pong, sand bottom swimming pool, snorkeling equipment tennis, volleyball.  

• Complimentary yoga lessons and aquagym course, on week days.  

• Complimentary access to internet in public areas of the hotel (charge in rooms).  

Miscellaneous Information (back to top)

 

New Year's Eve  

• There is a mandatory New Year's Eve dinner for clients staying at the hotel.  

City Tax:  

• Guests will be responsible for the city tax of 1.26 euros (subject to change) per person, per night which will be collected by the hotel.  

Local Attractions (back to top)

Tourist Attractions Nearby:  

• Museum of Pearl: 9 miles(15 kms)  

• Downtown Papeete: 9 miles(15 kms)  

• Gauguin Museum: 5 miles(8 kms)  

• Museum of Tahiti & Her Islands: 0.5 miles(1 km)