Hotel Kia Ora Resort & Spa is located on the northwest part of the atoll of Rangiroa, between the passes of Tiputa and Avatoru. Nestled in the heart of a magnificent coconut plantation, bordered by a white sand beach and a turquoise lagoon, the hotel boasts an elegant and refined architecture in perfect harmony with its environment.
The Hotel Kia Ora includes 60 villas and bungalows with exceptional style, scattered throughout the coconut grove, on the beach an overlooking the lagoon.
A spa with a rain shower and a fitness room completes the hotel facilities. On the waterfront, a restaurant and bar sitting on stilts surround a swimming pool with jacuzzi.
Kia Ora offers one main restaurant and a bar serving snacks. The resort features a beautiful blend of Tahitian and French cuisine with local fresh catch and local ingredients such as: coconuts, fruits, vanilla, and Rangiroa honey.
There are a few small local restaurants and snack shops located in the nearby village of Avatoru as well as a grocery store when you can stock up on drinks and snacks for your room.
Room service is available for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner during restaurant opening hours.
The Kia Ora’s main appeal is the amazing diving on the island of Rangiroa. The island features exciting lagoon activities and adventures including:
There is an onsite dive center at the resort for convenient underwater outings. You will also find some great snorkeling just in from of the resort. There are also activities at the resort like canoes, kayaks ad more.
Some of our favorite complimentary activities include:
The resort’s Poekura Spa (‘The Shining Pearl’ in Tahitian) offers a range of massages & treatments (massages, face & body treatments, manicure, pedicure, etc.). Located in a tranquil garden setting, they have 2 double massage cabins and a vichy shower.
The spa is open daily from 10:30am to 7:00pm. The hotel concierge will assist with spa arrangements upon arrival.
Standard room amenities include:
If you're into diving, the Tuamotu Archipelago is an excellent place to visit. This natural and cultural gem is located 600 miles south of Bora Bora and has many nearby dive sites where underwater life is spectacular. As you discover these atolls with incredible natural scenery, once you come back you'll definitely be seduced by them.
AFAR Journeys is at it again with another very interesting piece on two of the greatest diving spots in the world, Tikehau and Rangiroa. Beautiful diving images abound and a nice itinerary designed by Tahiti Tourisme. See link below.
For our diving clients, we prefer Hotel Kia Ora Resort & Spa on Rangiroa and either Le Tikehau by Pearl Resorts or the eclectic Ninamu Resort on Tikehau. Let us know if you want us to customize this diving itinerary for you!
Rangiroa and Fakarava in the Tuamotu Atolls named by CNN as one of the world's "most epic" Diving destinations. We agree, of course. Let us know if you'd like to visit this part of French Polynesia. We'd be glad to help.