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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 31 March 2016

A taste of natural Tahiti with comfortable accommodation and above average meals. Vaniera Lodge has an eco friendly mission and local wood and palms are used extensively in the construction. The buildings are integrated into the landscape particularly the two newest units Via Ora and Via Iti that are located downhill at the end of the garden. We stayed in...

2Thank FunOnly
Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 13 January 2016

This is such a special spot, the steep drive is certainly worth it for the beautiful views accross the lagoon. Pretty flowers and gorgeous gardens surround the bungalows and pool, best view ever from an out door shower! We stayed in a double with out air con but was perfect. Quirky, wood, stone and turf room surrounded by vivid flowers...

Thank Lauren W
Reviewed 31 December 2015

My husband stayed here for one evening. We booked the Vai Iti room. It was a perfect little spot for a couple looking for privacy. The room was perfect for 2 people. It has a great little air conditioner. The shower and toilet are outside, which is pretty cool. At night the bugs come out so beware if you need...

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Clemson, SC
Reviewed 27 December 2015

In May of this year, we stayed in Maara and had a lovely visit. Unlike any property we have stayed at before, Maara was quite unique in the blend of lodging with nature. The views were amazing, close to Teahupoo, and it does seem that they are continuously trying to improve this property. Having a restaurant on property is handy...

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East Lansing, Michigan
Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

Take a drive to Tahiti Iti to within couple of miles of the end of Route 1 where you will find this mountainside retreat with a spectacular view of the ocean. Each bungalow is unique and made mostly of local materials. The air conditioned units provide relief from heat, humidity, bugs and noisy roosters in the valley below. They come...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 13 October 2015

We weren't happy with our room due to several problems, i.e. plumbing, leaking roof, blown bulbs and annoying flashing light over the bed. None of these problems were addressed for the duration of our stay so we were a bit peeved at lack of concern. There was also no cooperation with helping us to book any activities. We had to...

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2Thank kate k
Reviewed 29 July 2015

This was our last stay on our trip to French Polynesia. The wife and I agreed it would be one of the two places we would be sure to visit on our next trip to the islands. It is absolutely perfect. The "room" we had was the most unique we have ever had. It was the work of a true...

2Thank Generic U
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Nice and close to where the big wave surfing championship is held - a couple of miles away - this collection of cabins held great promise and did not disappoint. Almost like native accommodations, each cabin is made using the material that was on the ground and around its location as building materials. Nothing trucked in. Yes rustic, but beautiful...

1Thank Don R
Reviewed 3 July 2015

I would give Vanira Lodge 4.5 stars if I could. It is a wonderful oasis in a laid back part of the island. This is the perfect place to relax and find peace. Chef Remy cooks brilliant dinners every evening and there is plenty of privacy in the rooms. If you want Tahiti au naturel, this is it!

1Thank PeeteyB
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 9 May 2015 via mobile

We only stayed here 2 Nights, but really liked the "remoteness". We went there by bus, and there are bikes to borrow. But if you don't liked walking uphill, go by car. We catered ourselves at night (kitchen well equipped), but you also buy dinner a the lodge (and breakfast). Our girls enjoyed the pool a lot.

1Thank sofie s

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Works of art these all natural "fare" create a univers as magic as a child dream. On a plateau, facing the sea and the sun set, each bungalow can sleep 1 to 4 persons with private kitchen and bathroom. Vanira means vanilla in Tahitian. Vanilla, as in the sweetness, harmony and tranquililty you'll find during your stay at Vanira Lodge. ... more   less 

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Address: Teahupoo 98719, French Polynesia
Region: French Polynesia > Society Islands > Tahiti > Teahupoo
Price Range: $150 - $258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Vanira Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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“Ofai was lovely”
 of 5 bubbles catr2016, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The Vai Iti bungalow with jacuzzi was romantic and charming (and had a/c!).”
  • Vai Iti bungalow (I loved the garden roof)
  • Vai Iti bungalow
  • View from Vai Iti bungalow
 of 5 bubbles 445meganv, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for Vai Ora bungalow”
  • View from the living area
  • Living area of Bungalow. Bedroom indoors with AC
 of 5 bubbles CraignLu, 4 May 2016 | Read review
“Via Ora and Via Iti are air-conditioned that is phenomenal to have in the hotter humid months”
  • View from hottub of the Via Iti
  • Hot Tub and Patio Via Iti
  • Via Iti
  • a Shower with a view Via Iti
  • Via Iti
  • Via Iti
 of 5 bubbles FunOnly, 31 Mar 2016 | Read review
“All look amazing and are unique but not all have same view so check if you definitely want view from your room”
 of 5 bubbles R6076BUlaurenw, 13 Jan 2016 | Read review
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