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33 reviews
house and mountain
private outrigger canoe
tahitan neighbour fishermen
master's bedroom
living room
tahitian food
fresh raw fish and coconut milk
breadfruit from the garden
smooth lagoon
white sand
rainbow in the evening
sunset bliss
living room from the loft
roofed alley through luxurious garden
room 2
Bathroom 2
room 3
pieces of art
fresh tropical fruit
room 2 and alley
gardens
kitchen
bathroom 1
master's bedroom
terrace, front garden and lagoon
outrigger canoe
morning or evening glaze on the lagoon
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4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
Moorea, Society Islands

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Cheryl M
Longmont, Colorado, United States
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Vacation of a Lifetime”
Reviewed March 17, 2013 for a stay in March 2013

We so enjoyed our 10-days in paradise time at the Tahiti Beach House in Moorea! The owner, Tepapa and her family, Nita and Julienne, were outstanding hosts and truly took care of us from the moment we arrived - which included a greeting accompanied by fresh cut bananas, coconut and mango, all from the property! Loved our lesson from Julienne on how to open a coconut as well. Our 'house guests' - Tonga and Peety - were so very friendly. We sure enjoyed their company. We enjoyed exploring the island and many beaches (especially Temae and Mareto) yet quickly realized that the best beach and snorkeling were right outside our back door, and use of the use of the canoe and kayak were a plus! Tepapa offered numerous restaurant suggestions - our favorites included Carmiline's for breakfast/pastries, Rudy's and Mahogany's for exquisite French cuisine, and must admit, Allo's Pizza was outstanding! Be sure to visit Belevdere Lookout and take the trek to the waterfalls... both magical. Highly recommend Moorea and Tahiti Beach House!

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Liked best: Location and recommendations from owner
Travelling group: Friends
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az
Reviewed January 18, 2013 for a stay in December 2012

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PinkLemon...
San Francisco, California
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“Beautiful location and house but household pets a little bothersome...”
Reviewed December 24, 2012 for a stay in November 2012

We had a wonderful week in French Polynesia, we had a group of four adults and three young (under age six) children. The house is in a fantastic location a few steps from the ocean, a short walk to the supermarket and the banks and stores of central Maharepa. The owner/host Natea was very welcoming and friendly, helping to make our stay very memorable. A great spot especially for families with children, the large property is a great location for the little ones to run around. Also very nice that the house comes with a kayak and canoe, the outer reef is quite a swim from the shore so it's good to be able to take the boats out to the channel. We all have very fond memories of sitting on the deck each night, eating fresh fish and drinking cocktails while the little ones were asleep!

Our only complaint was the animals that come with the house. There is a house cat that guests are required to feed, something that most definitely was not disclosed to us prior to paying a deposit or arriving in Moorea. So if you're allergic to cats this is not the place for you. The cat peed on the floor in one of the bathrooms a couple of times, not exactly something you want to be dealing with during your week in paradise! There are also two dogs that come with the house: one belonging to the owner and the other from next door. The owner's dog is generally very well behaved and not a hassle at all, however the neighbor's dog was a real pain. He would come inside the house, pee on our shoes and knocked over our small children a number of times during our stay. We voiced our concern a number of times to the owner and even went next door to complain to the neighbor but absolutely nothing was done about it. We finally resorted to chaining the poor thing up to a tree during the day!

So in general a fantastic place to stay and one I wouldn't hesitate to recommend. Just be warned about the animals and if it's something that concerns you bring it up with the rental agency before paying your deposit.

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Liked best: The location and private beach access
Liked least: Household pets
Travelling group: Young Children
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11235813
Auckland, New Zealand
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6 reviews
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“Paradise”
Reviewed November 4, 2012 for a stay in October 2012

We had the pleasure of staying at the Tahiti Beach house for ten nights in October 2012, we are a family of four plus grandad, children 5 and 13 years old.
I must admit that I was reluctant to share a good review as we intend to return and wouldn't like the house to be booked out too far in advance! In fact we have already enquired about dates for next year!
The house is charming, plenty of space for the family and with everything you could need. It is very clean with a neat garden due to the housekeeper and gardener. It is situated on the edge of the lagoon where we saw every variety of coral fish on our 'Fish to see in Tahiti' guide plus more which weren't on it! We saw sharks, turtles and groups of eagle rays as well.
The weather was perfect throughout our stay- warm and dry- in fact, the way that the house is situated to the north of the mountains means that often it is raining inland but is dry in Maharepa where the house is located.
A small supermarket can be located about 50 steps from the property (closed from 12-230pm as with most shops). Outside this supermarket by night is Roulotte Mariana, with great, reasonably priced food -eat there or takeaway. Good pizza can be bought almost opposite the property. Not far away towards the Pearl resort (within walking distance) is a patisserie.
The real treasure of this property is Natea, the owner. Natea really ensured that we were comfortable and helped us to find all of the local arts and cultural locations that we were interested in. Natea speaks brilliant English too.
We have enjoyed a holiday at the Hilton Moorea in the past as well but will be reserving the Tahiti Beach House for our future vacations due to its charm, privacy, space for family, great lagoon and ability to cook using fresh local ingredients in the kitchen.
We can't wait to return!
Mauruuru,
Kirkwood family

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Liked best: Convenience of having house close to everything needed.
Travelling group: Extended Family
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kingston
Reviewed November 1, 2012 for a stay in October 2012

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Brittscot...
Pismo Beach, California
1 review
“Memorable experience to last a lifetime!”
Reviewed September 17, 2012 for a stay in August 2012

I had the pleasure to stay in the tahiti beach house for our destination wedding in Moorea. It was more than I could have asked ever imagined. Natea is truly amazing. She helped organize the entire wedding reception for 20 people including family and friends. We had live Polynesian music for three hours, a traditional tahitian feast with a delicious french pastry, lots of wine and champagne to celebrate and a DJ for six hours. Also, Natea surprised me by making flowers for us and all the guests. I was so touched by her generosity. It turned out perfect and all my family and friends said it was the best wedding celebration that had been to. The ambiance for a wedding celebration was unbelievable.
The beach house is right on the lagoon providing such an amazing view and great spot to snorkel. The house dog Tonga is so awesome. He is such a sweet dog and loves to go snorkeling with whomever would go out in the water with him. Also, the ability to use the kayak and outrigger boat anytime to go out snorkeling was so great. Not to mention the massages given by the house keeper were the best i have ever had. I can't say enough about what a memorable time we had at the tahiti beach house. Natea is available anytime we had a question or needed help with something. She is a true angel that made my wedding reception a memory to last a lifetime. Thank you Natea for all the time you put into helping and planning my wedding reception. I would highly recommend staying at your tahiti beach house and can't wait to come back and celebrate our anniversary there.
Sincerly,
Brittny and Rich

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Reviewed August 3, 2012 for a stay in July 2012
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