by Santorini Dave • Updated: June 21, 2019
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The 5 Best Hotels for Families in Tahiti
2 pools – 1 enormous and shaped like a lagoon offsets the lack of beach. Family-focussed cultural shows and activities; even a manmade ‘lagoonarium’ for fish-feeding and safe snorkelling. Rooms easily fit in an extra single bed, while suites and bungalows comfortably accommodate families of 4. Only a 5-minute drive from the airport, but no facilities within walking distance.
Hotel phone: (689) 4086 5178
Magnificent setting, with immense tropical gardens and beaches in all directions. Amazing kids’ club offers activities with a Polynesian flair and ecological focus at the turtle and dolphin centres onsite. Also tennis courts, superb pools and plenty of water sports. Rooms fit in 1 extra single bed, while bungalows have space for 4. And management are keen to accommodate any other family configurations.
Hotel phone: (689) 4086 5178
Parents would adore the divine setting and traditional design; children are likely to relish the impressive beach and abundant water sports. No pool, but plenty of lawns to run around. Bungalows are spacious and secluded, many with a kitchen and some with 2 bedrooms accommodating a family of 6. And it’s within an easy walk of the village centre, with quaint shops and cafés.
Hotel phone: (689) 4056 1267
Classic tropical holiday vibe, with massive pool and several divine beaches. Dive centre, with plenty of water-sports. And an easy walk to the village. Rare chance for families to stay in above-water bungalows, which can fit in an extra single bed. Other bungalows and the twin-level duplexes comfortably accommodate a family of 4.
Hotel phone: (689) 4043 1788
Attractions are the pool, suburban setting (close to downtown and the airport) and beach frontage – although with black sand. Similar to a motel (with parking outside the rooms) and a resort (with substantial gardens and ponds). Standard Rooms allow an extra single bed, while the Studios can accommodate a family of 4, and feature a well-equipped kitchen. Unclear whether it’s deliberately retro ‘60s or just needs updating, but most children probably wouldn’t notice or care.
Hotel phone: (689) 4050 4040
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