Bathe in the brilliance of Sofitel Kia Ora Moorea, a 5* Award Winning Resort & Spa where jagged, tree-covered mountains meet a still, shimmering lagoon.

Sofitel Kia Ora Moorea extends a friendly guiding hand as you commence your fascinating journey around this glorious French Polynesian island. Mo'orea brings all the essentials for a French Polynesia tropical getaway, also becoming your gateway to discovering Tahiti.

Sofitel Kia Ora Mo'orea is a paradise getaway surrounded by natural beauty
Beach front villa in palm trees
Overwater bungalow above crystal clear blue ocean
Exterior of superior overwater bungalow
Exterior of Luxury overwater bungalow
Luxury bedroom in two bed villa
Bedroom in luxury overwater bungalow
Superior overwater bungalow bedroom
Luxury Bathroom in beach front villa
Luxury jack and jill bathroom in two bed villa
Living room in luxury overwater bungalow
Living area in luxury two bedroom villa
Romantic table set up on beach
Warm smile welcoming guests
Sunset reflecting over swimming pool
Lady having a relaxing massage
Lady snorkeling in ocean with coral

The resort is perched on the northeastern edge of Moorea, positioned ahead of a long stretch of white-sanded beach, where the island’s turquoise lagoon washes up gently on the shore.

Seeping with the complex history and rich culture of French Polynesia, Sofitel Kia Ora embodies a fusion of French style and Tahitian hospitality. Paired with untarnished natural beauty, you feel you have stepped into the incarnation of the boundless Tahitian spirit.

Sofitel Kira Ora Moorea seamlessly blends its sophistication and comfort with an authentic embodiment of French Polynesia’s cultural majesty. Beyond this, natural discovery awaits you, in the crystal-clear lagoon and the lush mountain landscapes, which fade into the unending cerulean of the sky.

Embark on an insightful tour, dive amidst unique marine life or rent a boat or electric bike and independently roam Moorea’s breath-taking surroundings. Live life to the fullest at Sofitel Kia Ora Moorea.

Lady kayaking in crystal clear ocean
Man trying out fire stick throwing

The Property

110 elegant bungalows make up Sofitel Kia Ora, overlooking the shimmering lagoon and crowning each morning with the natural allure of the South Pacific. The resort offers a magnificent array of accommodation options, some of which are stilted above the water and some beside the resort’s pretty pond.

Rooms in the bungalows and villas are designed with a modern minimalism, achieved by a blend of tropical dark wood and subtle décor. Beds are sumptuous and comfortable, placed beside panoramic windows or sliding doors which lead to private verandas. Enjoy a comfortable evening in, perhaps a glass of wine in hand, gazing out upon the silhouette of Tahiti.


Lose yourself in the natural beauty surrounding Sofitel Kia Ora, as its neighbouring lagoon and pristine beach are surely its showpiece. Swim alongside majestic marine creatures on a diving excursion, feed colourful tropical fish and take a close look at the lagoon’s precious coral reefs.

Experience Polynesia at its core during the resort’s exclusive “Polynesian Evenings”, which involve dance, traditional rituals and vibrant music.

Visit Le Jardin Spa to experience nourishing treatments featuring essential oils and other raw-organic produce, sinking into deep relaxation and mindfulness.


Sofitel Kia Ora Moorea’s culinary experiences are other-worldly, beginning with the option of exclusive “Canoe Breakfasts”, brought to your private veranda. Indulge in the agricultural bounty of French Polynesia, enjoying fresh, locally sourced ingredients in the resort’s two stunning restaurants.

Pure Restaurant brings a contemporary, al fresco setting, serving three meals a day which champion international cuisine and themed menus (Polynesian on Sundays). Visit K Restaurant, situated on the beachfront, with an alluring ambience, perfect for couples. Taste gourmet cuisine paired with a warming candlelit atmosphere.

How this property makes your trip more responsible

Sofitel Kia Ora Moorea extends its brilliance to all areas, proving its passion for the natural world through its protection of Moorea’s magnificent lagoon. The resort invites its guests to take part in its coral-cutting programme, welcoming you to make your mark in the mission toward coral health.

On top of this, Sofitel Kia Ora remains totally plastic-free, eliminating water bottles and focusing on recycling and the use of reusable products and materials. All of the accommodations are built from sustainable materials, are lit by LED lights to conserve energy and utilise economisers for its water.

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