A common vision of a luxury vacation involves a private island, cocktails on a white sand beach, exclusive access to high-quality cuisines and luxurious resorts. Imagine waking up in your beachfront villa to the quiet sounds of lagoon waters or watching tropical fish swim under your overwater bungalow in Tahiti while you enjoy your coffee. When most think of the life of luxury, they think of exclusive access, privacy and relaxation. Whatever your vision of a luxury vacation is, The Islands of Tahiti have the accommodations to turn that vision into a reality.
Discover more about the best luxury vacations in a place most only dream about—The Islands of Tahiti.
Best Luxury Vacations in The Islands of Tahiti
When it comes to the best luxury vacations, nothing compares to The Islands of Tahiti. Experience first-class room service, private chefs, and unmatched views on some of the most beautiful islands in the world. Whether your idea of luxury revolves around adventure, relaxation or romance you have come to the right place.
The Islands of Tahiti offer activities for everyone from lounging on a beach to adrenaline pumping water sports.Choose to hike to one of Tahiti’s many waterfalls, deep dive off the coast of Tikehau or choose to relax on one of the many beaches in Tahiti.
The Islands of Tahiti, officially known as French Polynesia, offer the world’s most diverse and unique environments. With 118 islands clustered into five archipelagos, you can island hop and explore the South Pacific and its many different Tahitian landscapes and cultures.
Discover new cuisines, go on outdoor excursions, or lounge on a secluded beach somewhere. The options to create the best luxury island vacation are limited only by your imagination.
Below you will find a list of some of the top luxury resorts on the Island of Tahiti and Bora Bora that have a little something for everyone.
Tahiti Luxury Resorts
If you want white sand beaches, ocean views and ease of access to shopping you want to stay in one of Tahiti’s luxury resorts–home to some of the world’s most luxurious all-inclusive resorts.
Whether you want the quintessential island experience that includes water activities, such as snorkeling and kayaking, or you are more of a land adventurer you can book a 4×4 excursion and experience some of the inner landscapes of the island. Or, for a more relaxing pace–relax with a spa treatment or lounge on one of the pristine white sand beaches.
The Intercontinental Tahiti Resort and Spa is the ultimate island escape. Located on the main island of Tahiti, only a short drive from the airport and shopping. If you can peel yourself away from the infinity pools and swim-up tiki bars, there is an on-site diving center, a deep nature spa and many different types of water activities for you to experience in the warm waters of the South Pacific.
The Tahiti La Ora Beach Resort managed by Sofitel has direct access to warm lagoon waters and stunning views of the Island of Moorea. Spend one day lounging on the natural white sand and the next day immersing yourself in Tahitian culture by visiting the Musee de Tahiti. Stay in a suite with a beach view or an overwater bungalow and enjoy room service while you listen to the calming sounds of lapping water below.
Imagine waking up to picturesque views of the beach from your balcony at Le Tahiti by Pearl Resorts. This resort is further away from Papeete, the town center and port of Tahiti, making it easy to immerse yourself in the Tahitian culture. Order room service and relax with a cocktail while you take in a beautiful sunset at the end of the day. Check out one of the onsite restaurants before attending a weekly show or live concert. Or experience the authentic Polynesian culture and take a Tahitian dance class.
Bora Bora Luxury Resorts
Just a quick flight from Tahiti takes you to Bora Bora, the epitome of an island paradise. Bora Bora luxury resorts will not disappoint when it comes to luxury or scenery. It is here where luxury resorts and spas outline the island with overwater bungalows and thatched-roof villas. Surrounded by a lagoon of cerulean waters, tropical vegetation and coral reefs, Bora Bora feels like the center of the romantic universe.
Here are a few luxury resorts in Bora Bora.
The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort is a luxury resort set among beautiful beaches and stunning views of the impressive Mount Otemanu. Spend your vacation relaxing in a private saltwater lagoon and enjoy all that the island paradise of Bora Bora has to offer without ever leaving the resort.
The Four Seasons Bora Bora Resort was recently awarded the title of “Most Epic Stay Hotel in the World” by AFAR. This luxury resort offers many different amenities and accommodations, such as the iconic overwater bungalows. If bungalows are not your accommodation of choice, we recommend reserving a beachfront villa estate and enjoying a private beach vacation. Whatever you choose, there are many different activities on-site to make your luxury vacation unforgettable.
If seclusion and exclusiveness are what you are looking for on your luxury vacation, then the 5-star Intercontinental Bora Bora Resort and Thalasso Spa is for you. Set on a coral islet featuring luxury overwater villas, an award-winning spa and a pristine white sand beach for you to enjoy. There are also a variety of water activities available as well as an on-site protected habitat and coral nursery called the Lagoonarium; perfect for snorkeling.
Luxury Island Vacations
The best luxury vacations have access to remote places and exclusive experiences. The best luxury island vacations include French Polynesia. Some resorts are so spectacular that you may never want to leave your private villa.
No list about luxury vacations would be complete without mentioning The Brando Resort in French Polynesia. The Brando, a private island resort, is one of twelve privately-owned small islands surrounding a vast lagoon. The islands and the surrounding beaches are available exclusively to resort guests and researchers. To access this resort it is a 20-minute private plane flight from Tahiti.
If a private island is your idea of luxury, be sure to contact a Certified Tahiti Specialist®. One of our Tahiti Travel Experts can help you uncover hidden gems.
When it comes to the best luxury island vacations, the resorts of French Polynesia hit all the marks for luxury. From all-inclusive resorts, luxury honeymoon options, overwater bungalows and an overall relaxing atmosphere, a vacation to The Islands of Tahiti will create lasting memories.
The Islands of Tahiti have everything you need to make your vacation unforgettable. Book your luxury vacation today.