InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa

  • The InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa provides a warm and welcome respite after the 8-hour flight from North America
  • It is the top resort on the island and conveniently located near the airport and downtown Papeete
  • The InterContinental is Tahiti's premier full-scale resort with two infinity pools, swim-up bar, natural lagoonarium, Algotherm Deep Nature spa, and several dining options including the island's top restaurant and the romantic overwater Le Lotus Restaurant

With stunning views toward the ethereal island of Moorea, the vibrant InterContinental Resort is our top pick for a stay on the island of Tahiti. Warm Polynesian décor and a variety of accommodation choices provide the perfect backdrop for the start of your adventure in French Polynesia.

The resort is conveniently located 5 minutes from Faa’a International Airport and 10 minutes from downtown Papeete. This means easy access to local dining, museums, shopping, and much more.

The hotel recently finished an extensive renovation project and is proud to offer brand new garden, lagoon and panoramic view rooms. They also feature a selection of overwater bungalows ranging from authentic and charming with woven panadus walls, all the way to contemporary and chic with sleek modern lines.

Bask in the incredible views of majestic Moorea in the distance while you sip cocktails in their swim-up bar at one of two resort infinity pools. Or soak up the history of Tahiti while enjoying the best Polynesian dance and fire shows.

If you’re stopping over for a few hours on your way home, be sure to enjoy a spectacular treatment from their Deep Ocean spa – there is nothing quite like a massage just before a flight to help you relax.

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Accommodations
  • InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa offers traditional style hotel rooms and suites which face the palm filled gardens, sapphire lagoon or a panoramic view of the lush grounds framing the island of Moorea across the sea
  • Choose from four different overwater bungalow categories ranging from charming to chic – the ultimate in luxury is their Motu Overwater Villa which is perfect for couples who want to splurge
  • American buffet breakfast is offered for an additional cost (included free when you visit more than one InterContinental property)
  • Check-in at 3pm/Check-out at 11am – Late checkout (Day Room) or Early check-in available upon request for an additional fee

Scroll down for images and room descriptions. Click here to download the InterContinental's room descriptions brochure.

Bungalows and Villas

STANDARD ROOM

A basic and comfortable room which has been recently updated. No view and located on the ground floor, so only recommended for transit stays of a few hours.

GARDEN ROOM

The same layout as the Standard Room but looks toward the lush resort grounds and some offer a partial view of the lagoon. Located on the ground floor.

LAGOON ROOM

Shares the same design as the previous categories but with a private balcony to showcase magnificent views of the lagoon and Moorea.

SUPERIOR GARDEN ROOM

A bit more contemporary and spacious than the standard Garden Room with larger bathroom. Located on the ground floor.

SUPERIOR LAGOON ROOM

The same layout as the Superior Garden Room with splendid views across the lagoon and Pacific sea.

PANORAMIC GARDEN ROOM

More spacious than the previous category, these big rooms offer wide balconies overlooking the coconut groves and tropical flower filled gardens. Bathrooms feature marble accents, an over-sized tub and double vanity.

PANORAMIC LAGOON ROOM

The same design as the Panoramic Garden Room but with incredible elevated views overlooking the sparkling turquoise lagoon and cathedral shaped slopes of Moorea in the distance.

JUNIOR SUITE OVERWATER LAGOON BUNGALOW

These charming bungalows are located completely over the water with direct lagoon access. On the “Le Lotus” side of the property with good privacy.

JUNIOR SUITE OVERWATER SUPERIOR LAGOON BUNGALOW

Located at the end of the pontoon, this unit was renovated and decorated with a blend of modern design and Polynesian style.

JUNIOR SUITE OVERWATER MOTU BUNGALOW

Lovely new overwater units surrounding the resort’s motu (island). Located conveniently near the Lagoonarium and main resort common areas.

ANTARES SUITE

The InterContinental’s most spacious accommodation featuring a master suite, lounge, bar and dining room. Adorned with tropical décor and Polynesian accents.

OVERWATER MOTU VILLA SUITE

This elegant overwater suite is unlike any other on Tahiti featuring a separate living room with glass bottom coffee table, bedroom, over-sized bathroom, split-level terrace and sundeck. The sleek and luxe interior will make it hard to leave your villa.

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Food & Drink

Enjoy a selection of in-resort dining options, or travel to a nearby local restaurant to experience the true flavor of Tahiti. Don’t miss “le roulottes” (food trucks) in the downtown waterfront area of Papeete on Friday and Saturday nights.

At the resort, the Tiare Restaurant features international fares and the best Polynesian dance shows on Wednesday and Friday evenings. For something gastronomic, delight in the romantic ambiance at the overwater Le Lotus Restaurant floating on the lagoon. Conference and banquet space available for up to 150 people, outdoor receptions also available in the resort gardens or private motu.

Room Service available 24 hours a day.

TIARE RESTAURANT

  • Offers international and Polynesian cuisine and located in the resort’s ground floors with views toward the Lagoonarium and private motu (island)
  • Serves breakfast daily from 6:30am to 10:30am
  • Lunch daily from 11am to 5pm
  • Dinner nightly from 7pm to 9pm
  • Marquesan Buffet with dance show performed on Wednesday evening and La Soiree Merveilleuse with Le Grande Ballet de Tahiti on Friday evening

Please click here for a representative menu and a representative Drinks & Snacks menu.

LE LOTUS RESTAURANT

  • The most romantic restaurant in Tahiti sprinkled atop the sapphire sea.
  • Serving lunch from 12pm to 2pm daily
  • Dinner from 6:30pm to 9:30pm nightly (annual closure 4 to 5 weeks in January/February)

Please click here to view representative set menus for Le Lotus.

Click here to view a representative Lunch menu, a representative Dinner menu, a representative Vegetarian menu, and a representative Wine List.

TIKI BAR

  • Tiki Bar for a lively cocktail with the locals
  • Serving from 10am to 12 midnight daily
  • Features live music from Wednesday to Sunday
  • Happy Hour from 4:30pm to 5:30pm daily

Please click here for a representative Drinks & Snacks menu.

LOBBY BAR

  • Lobby Bar open 24 hours

LE LOTUS BAR

  • Swim-up bar open 10am to 6pm daily
Activities & Spa

The resort offers a variety of different activities for guests to enjoy including:

  • Fitness center
  • Tennis court
  • Full spa and sauna
  • Dive center, and
  • Beachfront water sports equipment

To explore the island easily, grab a taxi from the hotel or hop on “le truck” which provides public transportation in Tahiti. “Le Marche” is a terrific open-air market downtown that is perfect for souvenir shopping and soaking in the local culture.

There are some terrific local excursions to check-out too, including:

  • A safari of Tahiti’s jungle like interior
  • Hiking the lava tubes
  • Visiting cascading waterfalls
  • Black sand beaches
  • Ddeep sea fishing, and more

Download the resort's Activities Guide brochure.

See a list of Romantic Touches you can add to your stay.

Click here for access to the resort's Wedding Brochure.


INCLUDED ACTIVITES

Some of our favorite complimentary activities include:

  • Snorkeling
  • Kayaking
  • Outrigger Canoes
  • Stand-up Paddle Boards, and an
  • Aquagym  

DEEP NATURE SPA

Enjoy being pampered at this relaxing, full-service spa which offers a wide selection of massages and aesthetic treatments. The spa features the same line of locally-sourced products as The Brando and the InterContinental Bora Bora Resort and Thalasso Spa.

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Amenities & Resort Map

Standard room amenities include:

  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar filled on request
  • Bathtub
  • Daily Bottle of Mineral Water
  • Cable TV
  • Connecting Rooms
  • Instant Coffee/Tea Facilities
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron
  • Private Bathroom/WC
  • In Room Safety Box
  • Shower
  • Outdoor smoking only
  • Telephone
  • Terrace
  • Turndown Service
  • Free WIFI Internet access in the whole property: bungalows and public areas.
  • Welcome fresh tropical fruit juice
  • Complimentary water sports equipment (non-motorized) including snorkeling, kayaks, canoes, stand-up paddle boards, etc.
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Vacations, Honeymoons & Travel Deals
7 Nights
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$3,849*
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Includes a total of 8 days / 7 nights: 3 nights Tahiti and 4 nights Bora Bora
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Stay at Le Moana and one other InterContinental Resort or The Brando and save big! Valid for travel through December 30, 2021.
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Book early and stay at the InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa and another InterContinental or The Brando to Save.
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5% off
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Book a stay in combination with any two InterContinental Resorts or one InterContinental and The Brando to save 5% year round.
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19.25% off
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Honeymooners that combine their stay with two InterContinental Resorts or one InterContinental and The Brando receive a special combo discount.
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Resorts were great, service was excellent! Would go back to both hotels in a minute. John did an outstanding job with us, answered all of our questions and the itinerary went off without a hitch. Would highly recommend you and already have to our friends.

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The trip was AMAZING. I think we might have stayed at the Brando for one more night if we had to do it all over again, but it was a great balance of extreme relaxation and activity.

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California
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We really enjoyed arriving in Tahiti and having everything taken care of. I always wanted to arrive at the airport and have someone holding a sign with my name on it. 😁 Also wanted to share with you there were other people using travel agents and they Did Not get the treatment we got. With that being said Thank you and your company for taking such good care of us.

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