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Le Tahiti by Pearl Resorts - Black Sand Beach Paradise

@letahitibypearlresorts is one of 2 resorts on the island of Tahiti that is still open. There are hotels, motels, vacation rentals, Airbnb’s, and B&B’s, and another resort in restoration.

Le Tahiti by Pearl Resorts (Photo by Noe Heivanui)
Le Tahiti by Pearl Resorts (Photo by Noe Heivanui)

Nestled just ten minutes from the bustling streets of downtown Papeete, Le Tahiti by Pearl Resorts offers a serene escape on the shores of Lafayette's stunning black volcanic sand beach. This unique location combines the convenience of proximity to the city with the breathtaking beauty of French Polynesia’s natural wonders. My recent stay at Le Tahiti by Pearl Resorts provided an unforgettable experience, blending luxury with the raw beauty of Matavai Bay’s landscapes. Here's what makes this resort a must-visit destination for anyone traveling to this idyllic part of the world.

The Unique Charm of Lafayette Beach

One of the most striking features of Le Tahiti is its stunning location on Lafayette Beach. The black volcanic sand not only provides a unique beach experience but also serves as a dramatic contrast to the crystal clear waters of Matavai Bay. Whether you're a photographer looking for that perfect shot or a traveler in search of tranquility, the beach offers an unparalleled setting to relax and rejuvenate.

Luxurious Accommodations with a View

The rooms and suites at Le Tahiti are designed to maximize comfort while offering expansive views of the bay. Waking up to the sight of the sun rising over the Pacific Ocean is nothing short of magical. The decor reflects Polynesian culture, with a modern twist that ensures luxury and comfort. Each room is equipped with amenities that cater to every need, making it a perfect retreat after a day of exploration or relaxation.

Culinary Delights

Dining at Le Tahiti is a journey through the flavors of French Polynesia, with a touch of international cuisine. The resort's restaurants source local ingredients, ensuring that each dish not only tantalizes your taste buds but also supports local producers. From fresh seafood to exotic fruits, the meals here are a highlight of the stay. Dining by the beach, with the sound of the waves and a gentle breeze, adds an extra layer of enjoyment to every meal.

Activities for Everyone

Whether you're an adventurer or a culture enthusiast, Le Tahiti offers activities that cater to all interests. Water sports enthusiasts can enjoy snorkeling and paddleboarding in the clear waters of Matavai Bay. For those interested in cultural experiences, the resort organizes tours that explore the rich history and traditions of the island. And if relaxation is your goal, the spa services at Le Tahiti provide a range of treatments designed to pamper and rejuvenate.

A Gateway to French Polynesia

Le Tahiti’s location makes it an ideal base for exploring the rest of French Polynesia. The proximity to downtown Papeete allows for easy day trips into the city, where you can experience the vibrant market life, shop for pearls, and enjoy the local cuisine. Additionally, the resort can serve as a starting point for excursions to other islands, making it easy to see the diverse beauty of this region.


Le Tahiti by Pearl Resorts is more than just a hotel; it is a gateway to the rich cultural tapestry and stunning natural beauty of French Polynesia. Whether you are looking for adventure, relaxation, or cultural immersion, this resort offers a unique blend of all elements. If you’re planning a trip to this enchanting part of the world, consider Le Tahiti for an experience that combines luxury, comfort, and the authentic spirit of Polynesia. Make the most of your stay in paradise by indulging in everything that Le Tahiti by Pearl Resorts has to offer.

Le Tahiti by Pearl Resorts (Photo by Noe Heivanui)
Le Tahiti by Pearl Resorts (Photo by Noe Heivanui)

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