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Relais Mahana

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Avea Bay | PO Box 30 Parea, French Polynesia
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Ranked #2 of 4 Hotels in Huahine
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The hotel is located on a beautiful beach with warm, clear water and lush vegetation. We had a deluxe garden bungalow and it exceeded my expectations - I particularly loved the bathroom with the shower/ garden access. The staff were lovely, friendly and so thoughtful and helpful. Highly recommended for anyone happy to just gaze at the horizon and let... More

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RELAISMAHANA, Responsable relations clients at Relais Mahana, responded to this review

Ia Orana, Good morning, Thank you for your nice message I'm glad you enjoyed your stay at the Relais Mahana and I would share your compliments with the team. Thank you because they are our reward. We wish you a good continuation, please come back to recharge your batteries when you want it! it will be a pleasure for us... More

Dublin, Ireland
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26 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Such a beautiful location beside a gorgeous pristine white sandy beach and crystal clear blue waters. The individual rooms or thatched cabins beside the beach were well laid out, comfortable and keep clean daily. The food was good and the restaurant was comfortable. Local musicians and dancers performed and sang songs on some evenings. The local staff were very pleasant... More

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RELAISMAHANA, Responsable relations clients at Relais Mahana, responded to this review

Ia Orana, Good morning David, Thank you so much for your message We were delighted to welcome you at the Relais Mahana. We hope that you will keep for long time good memories of your holiday in Huahine and in French Polynesia. Hope to see you again, you are always the welcome! With best regards, Segolene Guest manager More

Edmond, Oklahoma
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

My new wife and I stayed here for 4 days and 3 nights in late August 2014 and it was a very amazing and relaxing stay! The grounds are very well kept and it is a more quiet type of stay. The view is beautiful from the beach and looks out to a clear lagoon and normally sailboats harbored for... More

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Ia Orana, Good morning Jared, It's my turn to say "Mauruuru". "Thank you" for this very nice message. Thank you from the entire team with whom I would share your compliments. Our Kokoné bungalows in which you were, were decorated in a vintage Polynesian style with a turquoise colored bathroom. They will be air-conditioned for next season, with a bathroom... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The staff is great, always smilling and so helpful. The food and the drinks are good. The room and the resort are very nice. you have access to the snorkeling gears, kyak, paddle. You can snorkel and see wonderful corals and fishes just there at the hotel beach. The Sunset is beautiful while drinking one of their cocktails. I would... More

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RELAISMAHANA, Responsable relations clients at Relais Mahana, responded to this review

Ia Orana Charleen, Good morning, Thank you for taking the time to send a message We were pleased to welcome you at Relais Mahana and glad to know that you enjoyed the free activities available for our clients on the beach (kayaks, stand-up paddles boards, fins / mask / snorkel) I hope that you will long remember your trip to... More

Sydney, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed for 4 nights in July and I know I speak for the two of us when I say, it was truly the trip of a lifetime. The island Huahine is by far one of the most beautiful places on earth, it is nothing less than the French Polynesian Garden Of Eden. To top it off,... More

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RELAISMAHANA, Responsable relations clients at Relais Mahana, responded to this review

Ia Orana, Good Morning Jade & Aslan A Thousand thanks for this nice message We are very glad you enjoyed your stay at the Relais Mahana and that you loved the island of Huahine, which has a lot of charm. It is an authentic island with friendly people. Since just over a year that we've taken care of the Relais... More

New York City, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We stayed in a Deluxe Beach Bungalow for 3 nights: I am torn rating this location. The staff was super friendly but it seems that with a slight language barrier they were unable to provide us with the same quality of service as they were giving to the French speaking guest, not that they didn't try, they did! At times... More

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RELAISMAHANA, Responsable relations clients at Relais Mahana, responded to this review

Dear MsDreaM Thank you for your comment, we are very sad to discover your unsatisfaction after your stay As you said, everyone our 3 star resort is friendly and trying to help…. As regards, the language barrier, We have chosen to favour a local staff, most of them, if not all, come from the nearby village and it is true... More

Sacramento, California
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

It's with our heartfelt appreciation that we write this review for the entire staff of the Relais Mahana in beautiful Huahine. We just returned to California after 2 weeks in French Polynesia and the three nights at the Relais were truly the gem of our trip. From the front end planning by Monette and Matania to the flawless execution of... More

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RELAISMAHANA, Responsable relations clients at Relais Mahana, responded to this review

Ia Orana Ron, Good morning, A big thank you for having taken the time to write a message so touching! Also thank you to Pamela for having recommended the Relais Mahana for your stay We were very excited to celebrate this first wedding ceremony on our beach! Tears of joy of Alicia and all your smiles were for us a... More

Somerset West, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We visited 6 islands through our stay in Polynesia and so stayed at 6 different hotels. That one was the best to us if you compare price, value, comfort, kindness and attention of staff, food quality, beach, available free activities and location. It is simply at the most beautiful spot of the island. The beach bungalows are great. Staff is... More

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RELAISMAHANA, Propriétaire at Relais Mahana, responded to this review

Ia orana, Good morning Dan, Thank you so much for this message. We are delighted that you enjoyed the activities offered, we added stand-up paddle boards, kayaks, available free to fully enjoy the beautiful lagoon in front of the hotel! Thank you for your comments that we will consider. Today, a safe is available for free at reception and the... More

Fort Collins, Colorado
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Wife and I just got back from a couple weeks in FP. We have been to FP before, but not Huahine. We chose the Relais Mahana for its reported proximity to good snorkeling (true) and the desire to be able to get around the island on our own (with a rental car) without having to take a shuttle boat first,... More

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RELAISMAHANA, Propriétaire at Relais Mahana, responded to this review

Ia Orana, Thank you for your very nice message We are delighted that you have been touched by the charm of Huahine, which is an unspoilt island with friendly people Matania our head receptionist and Ivanui, actually put every effort to fully satisfy every customer We hope to see you one day in Huahine, and our chef, Jean-Fred, will be... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Between the tranquil exotic beauty of the island of Huahine and the exceptional location and reception Relais Mahana offers its guests, it would be be hard to imagine a better vacation destination. Monette and her staff left no stone unturned in their efforts to make us feel extremely welcome and at home, our stay forever memorable. They provide super easy... More

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RELAISMAHANA, Propriétaire at Relais Mahana, responded to this review

Ia Orana; Good morning Tania, Thank you for your nice message Your company at the hotel was very nice to us and we thank you also Since your visit, a decorator came to refresh and give new colors to the restaurant and at the reception! Turquoise blue as the lagoon! Maybe we'll see you again one day and it will... More

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Address: Avea Bay | PO Box 30 Parea, French Polynesia
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Location: French Polynesia > Society Islands > Huahine
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Relais Mahana 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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