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Moorea Vacation Packages, Honeymoons and Romantic Getaways


  • Moorea vacation packages are very popular with honeymooners and those seeking a romantic getaway.
  • Moorea Pearl Resort

What’s so special about Moorea? The island has been described as a “geographical marvel” which is praise indeed. The natural beauty of this island is nothing less than breathtaking with its pristine secluded beaches and lush mountains and valleys as well as a kaleidoscope of contrasting colours be it the turquoise sea, the white sand beaches or the dark green of the stunningly scenic interior. The wide shallow lagoon that surrounds the island makes it a perfect destination not only for swimming but for snorkeling and scuba diving, all available on a Tahiti vacation.

Located only 16 kilometres/10 miles away from Papeete, it is easily accessible by high speed ferry in 30 minutes or by air in a small plane in 15 minutes. Moorea still maintains a small island feel and is known for its tranquility.  This heart-shaped island inspired James Michener’s mythical Bali Hai in his Tales from the South Pacific. The name Moorea literally means yellow lizard in Tahitian. 

The interior is made up of 8 volcanic craggy peaks which rise up from the lagoon surrounding Moorea. The highest peak is Mount Tohi’e’a at 1230 metres/4000 feet which dominates the skyline. Inland, one can see waterfalls tumbling down the sides of the vertical mountains. There is only one road encircling the island which is 64 lilometres/40 miles around. There are no major towns, simply small villages with pastel-painted houses surrounded by gardens of hibiscus and birds of paradise which are spread throughout the island. The air here is heavily scented with tropical flowers which cover the valleys.

There are two almost identical bays, both in the north of the island and around 3 kilometres/2 miles in length, which are not only exotically beautiful but also where a number of good hotels are located   Opunohu Bay in the west is the lesser populated and the more isolated. The village of Papeto’a provides some shopping and a few restaurants. Cooks Bay in the east is spectacularly beautiful and the village of Pao Pao is the largest on the island albeit a sleepy one. 

In the interior, one should make a point of visiting Belvedere Lookout with its amazing panoramic views of the island while on a Tahiti vacation. It has been said that the views from here are some of the most spectacular in the world.  Guided tours can be taken into the interior either on a guided nature hike through winding rainforest and high mountain overlooks or on a 4 x 4 safari. Another way to view the interior is to take a helicopter ride over Moorea offering dramatic views. Also take time to visit Papetoai village where the octagonal church established in 1822 is the oldest European building in the South Pacific. 

One can also enjoy a circle island tour to discover Moorea passing by pineapple fields and quiet beaches while taking in the awe-inspiring backdrop of the mountains.  

The water sport activities here are world class especially diving and snorkeling in clear waters. One can swim, snorkel, dive among harmless stingrays, reef sharks and dolphins. Other activities include deep-sea fishing, horseback riding and golf. Moorea has one of the only two golf courses in Tahiti. 

A number of hotels have overwater bungalows with glass floors over a turquoise lagoon where an amazing variety of tropical fish make their home. Moorea is also a popular honeymoon destination and one can have an authentic Tahitian wedding ceremony if so desired on Tahit vacation packages. 

Shopping for souvenirs here will have one considering purchasing Tahitian cultured pearls, be it black pearls or pearls of other colours.  Also available are wood carved outriggers, small hand painted murals of Moorea, jewellery and t-shirts.  There are a number of small markets dotted around the island.   

For evening entertainment, try a Polynesian show on Moorea tours. Tiki Village has an excellent one.  

So, if fabulous scenery, excellent beaches and a host of outdoor activities plus an enticing climate appeal, then Moorea may well be the place for you on a Tahiti vacation. 

 


 

Tahiti Vacationl Information

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Learn about the history and culture of Tahiti, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Tahiti's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Tahiti for yourself. Start exploring...book one of our Tahiti vacations today!

 

Extend Your Stay

Consider an additional stopover after or before your Tahiti vacation at  one of Goway's other South Pacific destinations. You can choose from our selection of Australian vacationsNew Zealand vacation packages, one of our Fiji resorts or perhaps take a Cook Island vacation. 

 

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Moorea

  • Bora Bora and Moorea Escape with Airfare

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Relax on two of the world’s most beautiful islands on this escape to French Polynesia. Staying at first-class beachside resorts, you’ll recharge in pampering accommodations and have the freedom to enjoy the green mountains, white sands, and turquoise waters.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,999
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Romance & Honeymoon, Tailor-made Travel Ideas, Vacation Packages with Airfare
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  • Magical Moorea Escape with Airfare

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Escape to Moorea for a relaxing stay at a luxury beachside resort. The Sofitel Kia Ora Moorea sits on the best beach on Moorea. Spend your days relaxing poolside, getting to know the island on a thrilling ATV ride and exploring the underwater world in a transparent kayak.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,598
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Vacation Packages with Airfare
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  • Essence of Tahiti and Moorea with Airfare

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Spend a few days on the island of Tahiti, the centre of Polynesian culture, before continuing to its beautiful sister island, Moorea. Enjoy luxurious accommodations at your beachside resort and several days at leisure, swimming and snorkelling, as well as island excursions.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,699
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Tailor-made Travel Ideas, Vacation Packages with Airfare
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  • Two Island Love Affair with Airfare

    DELUXE | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Escape to two of the most enchanting islands of the South Pacific on this journey through paradise. Split your time between Moorea, known for its lush mountains and valleys, and the idyllic atoll of Bora Bora to discover Polynesian culture and enjoy the white-sand beaches and warm waters of two romantic havens.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 4,449
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Luxury and Beyond, Vacation Packages with Airfare
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  • Island Hopper: Tahiti, Moorea, Bora Bora

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Enjoy the spoils of The Islands of Tahiti on this island-hopping beach vacation. Splitting time between first-class resorts on Tahiti, Moorea, and Bora Bora, you’ll enjoy exquisite beachside accommodations, several jungle and lagoon excursions, and access to the endless beaches and lagoons.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,147
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Family Vacations, Romance & Honeymoon, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Adventure in Paradise: Moorea

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Escape to Moorea for a relaxing stay in paradise. Staying at a luxury beachside resort, you’ll have several days at leisure to enjoy the island’s beaches. You’ll also set out in a transparent kayak to get up close and personal with underwater creatures and explore the island interior on a thrilling ATV ride.
    Duration:
    6 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,218
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Beach & Island Escapes, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    French Polynesia See Trip Details
  • Luxury Honeymoon in Moorea

    DELUXE | PRIVATE-GUIDED: Say “I do” and jet down to Moorea for a romantic honeymoon escape. Staying at the luxurious Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort & Spa, you’ll have several days to relax in paradise. You’ll also head on a helicopter tour to soar above Mount Moua Puta and the spectacular landscape.
    Duration:
    6 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,963
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Private Experiences, Romance & Honeymoon, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    French Polynesia See Trip Details
  • Essence of Moorea and Bora Bora

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Spend a few nights on the beautiful island of Moorea and stay at a beautiful beachside resort. Then continue to Bora Bora, the jewel of the South Pacific. Stay at a first-class beach resort and have several days at leisure on the famous island paradise.
    Duration:
    7 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,383
    Trip Type:
    Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    French Polynesia See Trip Details
  • Diving Adventure: Moorea, Rangiroa

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Discover the underwater world of The Islands of Tahiti on this diving adventure. Splitting time between Moorea and Rangiroa, you’ll have ample time at beachside resorts in between diving excursions to some of the world’s best diving sites, where you’ll spot sharks, rays, and dolphins in their natural environments.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,599
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Beach & Island Escapes, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    French Polynesia See Trip Details
  • Tahiti and the Pearls of French Polynesia

    MODERATE | CRUISE: Sailing round-trip from Papeete port, Tahiti, uncover the islands of Tahiti by small ship including visits to Bora Bora, Taha'a, Moorea, Huahine, Raiatea, all sculpted by sky-piercing, moss-green peaks and lined with vivid turquoise lagoons.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,560
    Trip Type:
    Cruises & Sailing, Romance & Honeymoon
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  • Polynesian Dream Catamaran Cruise: Tahiti, Moorea, Bora Bora, Raiatea & more

    MODERATE | CRUISE: Uncover a true Polynesian dream by cruising through beautiful clear waters. Encounter the many highlights this paradise has to offer including Tahiti, Moorea, Huahine, Bora Bora and more.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,063
    Trip Type:
    Bucket List Travel Ideas, Cruises & Sailing
    French Polynesia See Trip Details
  • Essence of Moorea

    FIRST-CLASS | TAILOR-MADE: Spend a few nights on the beautiful island of Moorea, the sister island to Tahiti, and enjoy the luxurious comforts of one of the best resorts in French Polynesia. Spend one day on an ATV tour across the mainland. The rest of your time is at leisure in paradise.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 910
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Romance & Honeymoon
    French Polynesia See Trip Details
  • Moorea Discovery

    MODERATE | TAILOR-MADE: Enjoy several days on the Garden Island of Moorea. Relax in a beachside resort and enjoy its many amenities as well as access to tropical gardens, sunny beaches, and fascinating underwater worlds. You’ll also head on a half-day tour to the island’s best lookout points.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 868
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    French Polynesia See Trip Details
  • Moorea Signature

    DELUXE | PRIVATE-GUIDED: A quick 10 minute flight from the island of Tahiti, lies the majestic island of Moorea. With lush volcanic peaks, white-sand beaches and a turquoise lagoon, Moorea is a must visit during any vacation to the Islands of Tahiti. Experience a day in the life of a Polynesian Islander on a unique and authentic full day excursion with your private local guide while relaxing at the beautiful 5 star Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort and Spa.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,981
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Luxury and Beyond, Private Experiences, Romance & Honeymoon, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    French Polynesia See Trip Details
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