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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 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
Martin-fom-Canada Calgary, Canada
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Calgary, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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
3 reviews 3 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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58 reviews 58 reviews
36 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

I was greeted with a very warm welcome from all the staff at Relais Mahana (especially Iva). Nothing was too much trouble. The bungalow on the beach was idyllic with great access to the fantastic coral garden right outside the door. Snorkeling was a delight. Free access to canoes and free wifi were a nice touch and made it feel... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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64 reviews 64 reviews
13 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

We were looking to add an island to our itinerary that was different than the 3 most popular - Tahiti, Bora Bora & Moorea. Huahine is definitely less populated, off the grid and much more tranquil, which was great; however,it also meant that we didn't leave the property as there was nowhere to go. Shuttles to/from the resort are expensive,... More

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Beijing, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

Relais Mahana hotel located south of Huahine island, while quite far away from the village and airport, but definitely worth to choose it because it is a perfect spot for snorkeling. There is a large and living coral field with various kinds of fish which just close to the hotel beach. I am confident to say that the coral field... More

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

At RELAIS MAHANA that Polynesia you always dreamed of , comes true! The turquoise lagoon, the palm trees gently waving in the breeze over the white coral sand each, it is all there. In the restaurant directly on the beach, the French cook serves excellent food, often based on the fresh catch of the day. The comfortable bungalows are also... More

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133 reviews 133 reviews
4 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

I love swimming and snorkling in the seas so I spend some six - eight hours in water of the Avea bay. As the island is smaller there are not so many people, it is calm, more modest and more close to the true world. You will find nice and helpful people both in the reception and in the restaurant,... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

This was the highlight of our trip in French Polynesia. The Relais Mahana is perfectly located in the quaint island of Huahine. Its white sand beach and lagoon is a perfect representation of what a "blue lagoon" should be. It was just us on the beach, and right there we could snorkel in the lagoon around beautiful preserved coral reefs.... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

Delightful setting, much acclaimed in the yachting community, lovely beach with water deep enough to swim and snorkel. The hotel facilities are slightly torn, dating back from the 80s. But the geeks will be very frustrated with the “free” Internet. Frankly, the hotel makes no effort to help in this regard, and the best way to update your FB or... More

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Also Known As:
Relais Mahana Hotel
Relais Mahana Huahine
Relais Mahana Hotel Huahine
Address: Avea Bay | PO Box 30 Parea, French Polynesia
Location: French Polynesia > Society Islands > Huahine
Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Airport Transportation
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Ranked #2 of 4 hotels in Huahine
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Relais Mahana 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Relais Mahana is located in the heart of Avea's bay on the West coast of Huahine "Iti", just 25 kms from the airport and 2 kms 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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