Hotel Kia Ora Resort & Spa

Come to Rangiroa and experience a paradise of dynamic nature surrounded by the vivid blue lagoon. The view of the clear waters of the lagoon behind the rooms glistening in the island sun will take your breath away. The Rangiroa Hotel Kia Ora offers a wide range of Polynesian style beach and overwater bungalows, plus suites and villas that are newly refurbished in a modern decor and design.  All bungalows ring the lagoon along a beautiful white sand beach on the north shore of the atoll. Each air-conditioned bungalow features a king size bed or 2 twin beds, sitting area with sofa bed, desk, bathroom with shower, hair dryer, coffee/tea facilities, mini bar, telephone, WiFi, flat screen TV, iPod docking station, internet access, ceiling fan, in room safe, and sundeck with lounge chairs. Overwater bungalows float over one of the most beautiful lagoons in all of Tahiti. From your room, you can go from your private deck right inside the clear, lagoon.

Tahiti boasts a wonderful fusion of French and Polynesian cultures, and meals here are a source of great pleasure. You’ll delight in an assortment of special dishes which can only be enjoyed here in Rangiroa, such as fish dishes using fresh seafood, Rangiroa honey, and even Rangiroa wine made from grapes cultivated on the atoll island. The main dining room, Te Rairoa, is situated in the middle of the resort with access to the open terrace and pool. You won’t want to miss the weekly Polynesian dance show and buffet featuring local Polynesian musicians to entertain you through the night. As the day ends, you won’t want to miss the spectacular sunsets from the Miki Miki bar as you indulge in a “Rangiroa Blue Sky” or “Pink Sands” cocktail, a favorite of staff and guests.

This is the ideal setting for active guests seeking exciting lagoon activities and adventures including shark and ray feeding tours, wild dolphin watching, snorkeling the Tiputa Pass, deep sea fishing, exploring your very own deserted motu and diving. Rangiroa Island is known as one of the world's best diving points. The ocean is calm year-round; encounters with dolphins, manta rays and grey sharks await divers. For the guests' convenience, the TOP DIVE Rangiroa dive shop is inside the hotel and the boat to the diving point takes off from the hotel's dock. Tipta Path one of the world's best diving spots where encounters with large sea creatures such as the manta ray, Napoleon Fish and hammerhead sharks are almost guaranteed. Another must see spectacle at Tipta Path is the wild dolphins jumping out of the water - watch them playing with the waves in the strong evening current. Snorkeling is a tropical treat in a fishbowl of colorful critters. You may also explore the island and visit the local village.

Air Tahiti operates one to three direct domestic flights daily from Papeete to Rangiroa Island, with a flight time of approximately 1 hour.