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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 4 weeks ago
Johannes S Lausanne, Switzerland
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    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
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So good to be back at Relais Mahana, many improvements since my visit last year but the quiet and beauty of true Polynesia is still there. Unforgettable sunsets watched from the bar on the beach, delicious and affordable dining by Jean-Fred, French chef who trained at Lignacs famous restaurant in Paris, friendly staff - and that lovely beach with coral... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Magical friendly resort on perfect white sand beach in sheltered lagoon bay. Most people stay just a few days on rushed trip around several islands: we stayed 3 weeks and it was like living here. All around it is much like it would have been when Capt. Cook first anchored here. The small resort is so natural with beautiful chalets... 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 kind message on our hotel, the Relais Mahana in Huahine We were very pleased and honored to welcome you 3 weeks at the hotel I will share your comments with the team who will be happy, this is a great reward for our work. Thank you. We hope you will... More 

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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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66 reviews 66 reviews
27 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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
15 helpful votes 15 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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RELAISMAHANA, Responsable relations clients at Relais Mahana, responded to this review

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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5 hotel reviews
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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4 helpful votes 4 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
28 helpful votes 28 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 

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Address: Avea Bay | PO Box 30 Parea, French Polynesia
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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