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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 3 weeks ago
Currambalabella Sacramento, California
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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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Sacramento, California
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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
17 helpful votes 17 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

1 review
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

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We stayed at Relais Mahana for two nights in a Deluxe Beach Bungalow. We had direct access to the lagoon and the beach, so I would recommend this bungalow type for a perfect stay. Our room had a semi outdoor shower and private veranda. We enjoyed snorkelling in front of our bungalow and used the paddle board several times, which... More

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RELAISMAHANA, Propriétaire at Relais Mahana, responded to this review

Ia Orana, Good morning Laura, Thank you for your lovely message We were delighted to meet you with your friend! A kayak trip to motu, what an adventure! This is actually a very nice place We have just received these last days, 3 small and cute catamarans, 36 feet (11 meters) We wish you a good summer Hope to see... More

2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Huahine is a beautiful island and Relais Mahana is the place to stay on the island. Bungalows right on the beach and amazing sunsets. Monette and the staff are wonderful and extremely helpful. Arranged transportation from the airport and arranged a rental car for the day. We had breakfast, lunch and dinner. Food and service was great. I would recommend... More

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RELAISMAHANA, Propriétaire at Relais Mahana, responded to this review

Ia Orana, Good morning Mike, Thank you for this nice message You've been such good clients too! Thank you We did some decorating changes since your visit, with a welcoming restaurant, the colors of the lagoon ... We hope to see you soon! Sunny greetings from Huahine The Relais Mahana More

Buenos Aires, Argentina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Very nice, clean and large bungalows with all the comfort and great service. Private beach of this Hotel is the best of the island and its restaurant had reasonable prices and the best views. Perfect for a romantic sunset diner! Hotel offered free stand up paddle, kayaks and snorkeling equipment so it was easy to enjoy the beautiful surrounding coral.... More

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Calgary, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

What a gem! Great to getaway with family and enjoy the tranquility of Huahine and this hospitable resort. From the food ~ to the amenities available at your fingertips ~ to the handpainted pareos across the road ~ to the comfortable and luxurious bungalows on the beachfront. This was a truly genuine Tahitian experience. Highly recommend for anyone looking to... More

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

When I was booking our trip to Tahiti and the Society Islands, this was the one hotel out of all the ones I booked that I was kind of worried about what to expect. Those worries were completely for naught! This hotel is an absolute gem! My husband and I stayed at the Relais Mahana for 3 nights (should have... More

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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60 reviews 60 reviews
36 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Off season......quiet, relaxed, layback, peaceful.....no dogs....no roosters!! We have just had 3 weeks living on this beautiful island of Huahine. Actually, two islands, both beautiful. We had a house in Fare the only town and it was very noisy so as a treat we drive down to the south west coast of Huahine Iti (small island) and spent Christmas eve... 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*
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Relais Mahana Huahine
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Relais Mahana is located in the heart of Avea's bay on the West coast of Huahine "Iti"(small) , just 25 km from the airport and 2 km from the village of Parea. This charming 3-star hotel has a beautiful white sand beach and great coral garden in a lagoon with pristine and turquoise waters ... more   less 
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