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Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort

The Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort sits on a beautiful turquoise lagoon with a lovely white sand beach on the island of Moorea. In the distance, guests can admire the rugged green mountains reaching into the sky. It is situated on the eastern side of Moorea and is within close proximity to the airport. Overwater bungalows, luxury amenities, and delicious cuisine are just some of the best reasons to include the Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort your next getaway.


Guests at Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort have 113 bungalows to choose from. Whether you are looking for Overwater Bungalows, Beach Bungalows, Garden Bungalows or Lagoon View Bungalows, this resort has all the options.

Guests can enjoy majestic Polynesian bungalows afloat in the lagoon to get away from it all. The Superior Overwater Bungalow category creates a unique and relaxing retreat, above the stunning waters of the lagoon. Inside, the bungalow pays tribute to the islands as viewed by the French painter Paul Gauguin. This bungalow offers a private access to the lagoon from the large terrace. The Luxury Horizon Overwater Bungalow has breathtaking views out to the lagoon and in addition to dipping directly into the lagoon, you can also take in the stunning views from your private sunroom.

The ultra-unique Villa is an experience like no other that treats you to the finest luxuries. While staying in the villa, you will notice the space honors the French painter François Ravello. With two separate bedrooms and a large living room, an outdoor deck equipped with a Jacuzzi, and a direct access to the lagoon, you may never want to leave.


Enjoy a delicious culinary journey at Pure Restaurant and its terrace on the edge of the turquoise lagoon of Moorea. Or discover the cuisine of Chef Guillaume Burlion at K Restaurant while having your feet in the sand at water’s edge. If you are looking for a great drink spot, look no further than a cocktail at Vue Bar, where you guessed it, the views are spectacular.

Pure Restaurant is set in contemporary décor and faces a gorgeous view of Tahiti from the terrace, all while couples sit in a relaxed, chic tropical ambiance. Chef Gwenaël Quinquis cooks up local and international cuisine and themed menus. The restaurant presents Polynesian shows and even offers a live culinary experience and taste of Polynesian cuisine cooked in a traditional oven in the ground called the “ahimaa.”

Visit the K Restaurant for a world-class dining experience underneath a cathedral ceiling with your feet in the sand! The romantic setting is the perfect intimate ambience to top your dining experiences at the Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort. Couples can even request a private dinner on the beach, where you and your significant other can be surrounded by water facing the island of Tahiti with a choice of a seven, four or three-course dinner with wine pairings. With the internationally acclaimed Chef Guillaume Burlion at the helm of K Restaurant, each moment spent dining on the beach will be truly unforgettable in culinary delight.

Guest Amenities

There are many different amenities that the resort offers and features many things to do on and near the resort. If you are in the mood for a relaxing massage, take a trip to Le Jardin Spa & Beauty or to the wellness center to get zen. The tranquil retreat can provide anything you need to feel refreshed. Other amenities include an infinity pool, dive center, and many types of water sports equipment. Here are some additional options for activities:

  • Canoe breakfast
  • Skydiving
  • Helicopter Tours
  • Coral cuttings workshop
  • Ia Ora Diving Center
  • Water Activities center
  • Aquascope
  • Lagoonarium
  • Seascooter
  • Dolphins & Seasonal whale watching
  • Flyboard
  • Jet-ski
  • Helmet diving
  • Deep sea fishing
  • ATV Quad
  • Moorea Green Pearl Golf
  • Roadster
  • Safari Tours
  • Tiki Village