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All 8 Papetoai Restaurants

La Villa des Sens - CLOSED

PK 25 | Hill-Side, Papetoai 98729, French Polynesia (Formerly Legends Resort Moorea)
+689 55 15 14
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Cuisines: French, Mediterranean
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: LA VILLA DES SENS propose dans un cadre contemporain unique, une cuisine du marche mijotee avec poissons, crustaces, fruits et legumes de l'ile. Des recettes originales pleines de saveurs, misant sur la fraicheur et la simplicite. With an extraordinary market fresh cuisine, and a setting unique in all Moorea, La Villa Des Sens is renowned for its exceptional dining experience.

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  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Somerset West, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This restaurant no more exists. It has been closed as well as the hotel to which it belonged. you may find similar or better romantic atmosphere at the K of the sofitel Hotel (not same location though).

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Having had a stressful day we decided on a random stop at La Villa Des Sens for coffee just prior to opening time, coffee was no problem nd we were made very welcome, we then asked if it was possible to have a dessert and the waitress went off to the kitchen to enquire. We had a sublime Creme brûlée... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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213 reviews 213 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

We were staying at the Legends resort, and thought since this was on site, we would have dinner here. It was recommended by the hotel. We didnt think too much else would be open, which was not the case, but thought this place looked great and was at our hotel. We had lunch at the lagoon cafe a few days... More 

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Austin, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Was very excited to check this place out from the reviews. I am a foodie and thought this might e the best dinner I would have all week. Sorry to say it was nothing but a disappointment from start to end. First, we showed up and the place was closed? There was supposed to be a happy hour according to... More 

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Fountain Valley, California
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179 reviews 179 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Located at the Legends Resort and very easy to get to if staying at the Intercontinental Moorea, simply walk across the two lane highway and you are there. Set on a hillside with a birds eye view of the lagoon and area. This restaurant offers a fine dining experience and the food is exquisite. The decor is very modern, open... More 

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London, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

We had an amazing week in Moorea and ate at some good restaurants including Beach Club, etc - but La Villa des Sens is without doubt a level above anything else that we experienced on the island. It is the only fine dining experience we had of all the evenings and the food is superb. We ate on our penultimate... More 

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Greenlawn, New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Read that this is one of the top restaurants in Moorea, so of course had to try it. It is on the Legends resort on a big hill, it was dark when we went so we really couldn't appreciate the view. When we arrived from their shuttle, we were greeted by the hostess, who is also the waitress. We were... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

I'll will start with the good points - the food itself was very tasty. My only complaint being serving lemon sorbet with chocolate fondant which was slightly odd. However, the service was terrible! There were only 6 couples in the restaurant and it took 3 hours to eat 3 courses. I spoke to two other couples and they had similar... More 

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Moorea, French Polynesia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

great ambiance ,the servicd is very professionnel for sure and the food one of the best in Moorea...just love it ..and will go back any time soon...

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Vail, Colorado
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

My husband and I dined here on our last night on Moorea, and had we been there earlier in our trip, we would definitely have returned. Yes, it is expensive, but what is not on Moorea? We had dined at Rudy's, Moorea Beach Cafe and our hotel, and in comparing the check receipts, La Villa did come out a bit... More 

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Nelly G, Responsable commercial at La Villa des Sens, responded to this review

Dear carolcottage, Ia Orana, Thank you very much for posting the above review about our restaurant. We are very pleased to read that La Villa des Sens was your favorite among all, and we have also well noted your comment about service. We very much look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

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Additional Information about La Villa des Sens

Address: PK 25 | Hill-Side, Papetoai 98729, French Polynesia (Formerly Legends Resort Moorea)
Phone Number: +689 55 15 14
Location: South Pacific  >  French Polynesia  >  Society Islands  >  Moorea  >  Papetoai
Cuisine: French, Mediterranean

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