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Relais Mahana

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3.0 of 5
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Avea Bay | PO Box 30 Parea, French Polynesia
Relais Mahana
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Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Huahine
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brussels, Belgium
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The breakfastbuffet was not the best. Just a little effort is needed to make the breakfast with more choice and better quality for the croissants. For the rest this hotel is wonderfull and the beach is perfect, be carefull to close all the doors and shower in your bungalow over night.

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Rockwall, Texas
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I chose this place for our first trip to this island, based on TripAdvisor. Its not the poshy poshy place and strikes me more like a traditional type hotel one might have visited years ago. We are into snorkeling, reading, biking and having great dinners, so this fit us very well. We had the beach bungalow nearest... More 

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

Ia orana, Good morning Michelle, Thank you for your great comment We are delighted that you have chosen our hotel thanks to the nice comments of our clients on Tripadvisor. We recently became hotel number 1 on the island of Huahine. We also thank all our staff who does a great job every day to satisfy our clients. You are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Large bungalows, quiet bay and snorkeling; the recipe for a blissfully relaxing time at this hotel. The staff at the Relais Mahana is welcoming and very accommodating. The only negative point: the restaurant food is pricey for what it is and rarely changes.

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

Good morning, Ia Orana, Thank you for your message on Tripadvisor I am delighted to read that you've enjoyed the beach and the hotel's lagoon, your bungalow and our staff. For the restaurant, the supplement for pre-paid dinner (around 37 usd / pax / night) gives you the choice between 2 dishes/meal (starter / main course or main/ dessert). Otherwise... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

This hotel was wonderful. We spent the first 5 days of our honeymoon at this hotel and we couldn't have picked out at better place. We could snorkel right off the beach and see some outstanding coral formations and beautiful fish. The staff was genuine and welcome, they could not have been nicer. The food was outstanding. We enjoyed every... More 

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

Good morning, Ia Orana, Thank you for your nice message on our resort the Relais Mahana We hope that you will keep a long time the beautiful memories of your stay in Huahine Maybe you will come back to celebrate a wedding anniversary! Congratulations for your wedding, we wish you much happiness! Warm regards, Ségolène Customer Service More 

Vancouver, Canada
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We loved our stay. They have 32 bungalows on the best beach in Huahine with the reception and restaurant in the middle. On one side they have large bungalows to accommodate families and the other are bungalows for couples. There are two rows that are offset so even if you're in the second row you still have a nice view... More 

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

Good morning, Ia Orana, Thank you for this really nice message on our resort the Relais Mahana You described very well the hotel and the Polynesian and friendly atmosphere of our island and resort. I'd love to see pictures of Gerry playing with our mucisiens!! haha You are right also, diving in Huahine allows you to discover seabed which are... More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The bungalow was beautiful, clean, and comfortable. The staff were always friendly, helpful, and went above and beyond for guests. Check-in was easy. A group of us were met at the airport, then when we arrived at Relais Mahana we were comfortably seated and given juice to drink as we filled in our paperwork and were given an orientation to... More 

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

Good morning, Ia Orana Tiara, Thank you so much for you kind message We were delighted to have you at the Relais Mahana. You are right, the hotel's site a great place to learn to paddle board! our customers love that and can also discover a coral garden near our pontoon I hope you will keep good memories of Huahine,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 via mobile

The relais mahana was our first resort in french Polynesia and frankly it was amazing.We enjoyed snorkeling in the reef and used kayak to explore area around the resort.The food was so delicious and especially "le tahitien au lait de coco and Le magret de canard".Staff members are nice and very helpful.We are definitely coming back :-)

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

Good morning, Ia Orana Tarik Thank you very much for this excellent rating on our Hotel Relais Mahana I'm glad you enjoyed the setting of the hotel, our white sand beach, our lagoon, our coral garden, free water sports equipment available to you on the beach, and our restaurant! We hope that you will come back in Huahine for a... More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

First French Polynesian stop on our honeymoon and it was magical. From the flower lei at check in to the shell lei at check out, everything about this hotel oozes the relaxed state of mind you (should) come for. We had a beachfront room, which is well worth the extra dough, and you should plan on at least one day... More 

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

Good morning, Ia Orana Jacob, Thank you for your nice comment on the Relais Mahana in Huahine I will share your comments with the team who will be happy! Beach towels are actually available on request at the reception as well as fins, mask, snorkel, to explore the coral garden near our pontoon I regret that you have not liked... More 

Seattle
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10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We’ve search for the perfect pristine Paradise, and found it right here in Huahine at Relais Mahana. This place is so beautiful and tranquil that you immediately begin to relax and let your senses soak in the beauty of the place. We loved our bungalow right on the beach and spent a lot of time just sitting on our porch.... More 

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

Good Morning, Ia Orana Cathyrn Thank you for this pleasant comment I am delighted that you enjoyed our new Polynesian musical trio, the Mahana Kaina Band! it is very appreciated by our customers. The Hiro steak is the signature dish of our chef, who was inspired by the legend of the god of thieves, Hiro. Our chef did an exquisite... More 

Minnesota
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31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

The dinner was divine. The presentaion was lovely and the food incredibly delicious. We sat inser a little covered space with candlelight. It was so gorgeous. Words cannot describe. Another day we went snorkeling there. Lots of fish. Nice warm water. The guests were having som much fun with the kayaks and the paddleboards. The water is very calm so... More 

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

Good morning, Ia orana Thank you so much for your feedback on our restaurant and our beach When the weather permits, the meals are happening outside. The temperature is pleasant all year and dinners are very romantic feet in the sand! 3 evenings a week, our group of Polynesian musicians come to play, and 2 other evenings a week, our... More 

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