Passion Retreats
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Sofitel Moorea la Ora Beach Resort Moorea, Tahiti


The word evokes visions of an island paradise. With 118 islands boasting high, rugged mountain peaks, coral reefs, turquoise-blue lagoons, white sand, palm-fringed beaches, and luxuriously intimate resorts, each island  paradise has something for everyone. Bora Bora, Moorea, Huahine, Taha’a, Raiatea, Manihi, Tikehau, Rangiroa, Fakarava, The Marquesas and the other exquisite Islands of Tahiti cover more than 4 million square kilometer of the South Pacific Ocean and is comprised of 118 islands and atolls spread over five great archipelagos.


Known as the Magical Island,  Moorea is a high island in French Polynesia. The shape of the island vaguely resembles a heart, with its two nearly symmetrical bays opening to the north side of the island: Cook’s (or Paopao) Bay and Opunohu Bay. The island was formed  as a volcano 1.5 to 2.5 million years ago. A wide, shallow lagoon surrounds the island’s  vertical mountains where poetic threads of waterfalls tumble down fern-softened cliffs. Peaceful meadows, Pastel-painted houses surrounded by gardens of hibiscus and birds of paradise, circle the island in a fantasy of happy


Situated on a private stretch beach in Moorea


French Polynesia


South Pacific

By Air

Fly to Faa’s International Airport.

By Road

The hotel is five minutes  away from the airport and ferry terminal.

By Boat

The Aremiti luxury catamaran  runs between Papeete, Tahiti all day long and departs every hour

Recommended add-ons

4-5 nights

Recommended add-ons


Best time to visit

The summer  months of December to April are the best with brief showers. But with a perennial sunny climate, it’s fine to visit through the year even during the winters of May through November.

Motu (reef island) picnic (half day)

Once you are on your way into the lagoon from the hotel, your guides will stop in the middle of the lagoon where you are able to jump into the crystal  clear water to observe black tip reef sharks up close and personal, swimming with you. This is a safe way to add some  adrenaline to your stay. After your lagoon stop, you will head off to a little reef island for a picnic lunch and to spend time up close with sting rays that  will swim with you

Aito 4 Wheel-Drive Safari Tour – Half Day

Set off on a safari experience and explore the volcano’s internal crater and incredible landscapes. Visit a pineapple plantation, Moorea’s Lycée Agricole (agricultural school) and its huge vanilla, banana, grapefruit and lemon plantations to name but a few. Then head to a marae before driving to the  Belvedere for stunning views of Cook and Opunohu bays

Quad / ATV Guided Raid Adventure –  02h30

After you’ve got to grips with the  quad, get behind your guide and hit the road leading towards the centre of the island. Drive up to the Belvedere for some breathtaking views then drive back down to the Lycée Agricole where you can zip around the pineapple plantations’ dirt tracks and admire the many flowers and fruit around you.

Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort sits on a crystal clear lagoon with white sand beach and at its back jagged green mountain reaching into the clouds. Each bungalow at this South Pacific resort embodies the beauty of the destination. Choose from Over Water Bungalows, Beach Bungalows, Garden Bungalows and Lagoon View Bungalows. Dine in 2 restaurants or the Polynesian resort bar. Embark on healing journeys in Le Spa.

Float the day away in the fabulous pool or explore the island with a wide variety of activities. Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort is an ideal honeymoon resort or destination for a magnifique island wedding. Celebrate your love in one of the world’s most unforgettable settings.

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