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Tahiti Pearl Beach Resort

Tahiti, French Polynesia

The Radisson Plaza is a contemporary designed hotel with tranquil views over the exotic black sands of Lafayette Beach. Located on the main island of Tahiti, this is an ideal place to stay for exploring French Polynesia's largest island.

At a Glance

  • Every room has ocean views

  • Tranquil beachfront setting yet just a short drive from Papeete

  • Contemporary style accommodations including family friendly suites

  • On site spa and infinity pool

  • Great base for exploring the island of Tahiti

  • Children’s club

Beach, Diving, Honeymoon, Spa & health

Insider's View

Watch the dolphins which frequent the bay just off Lafayette beach – but you will need to be up early!

Juliet Morris

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Tahiti is the largest island in French Polynesia and boasts simply spectacular natural beauty. Visitors delight in its secluded beaches, hiking and island tours and endless reefs and islands that are there to discover. The Radisson Plaza is perfectly placed on the north east coast of Tahiti, just seven kilometers and 10 minutes from the heart of Papeete and Faa'a International Airport. The resort itself overlooks the exotic black sands of Lafayette Beach on Matavai Bay and across to the island of Moorea.

All of the Radisson Plaza's 91 rooms and suites are decorated in a contemporary Tahitian design with many Polynesian influences and all have the same mesmerising views out to the ocean from their private balconies. Guests can often spot whales and pods of dolphins from their rooms. Spoil yourself with a room with a Jacuzzi on the balcony or opt for a suite with additional living room for the ultimate in space and comfort.

The cuisine is central to your experience at The Radisson Plaza where the two restaurants and two bars offer a range of dining options. Relax at the poolside bar with a light lunch, enjoy the fusion food served at the intimate Le 5 Sens or take in a dance extravaganza while feasting on grilled seafood from the waterfront buffet at Hiti Mahana.

The facilities at the The Radisson include an outdoor Jacuzzi, a magnificent lagoon pool and a wide range of water sports. You can revitalise and rejuvenate the mind, body and soul in the cool surroundings of the resort's Le Spa and Fitness Center. Enjoy a range of pampering beauty and health treatments, or energise the body with pumping cardio and fitness activities.


The Radisson Plaza on Tahiti features 91 guest rooms,which include 25 Deluxe Ocean View Rooms, 26 Oceanview Jacuzzi Rooms (with private Jacuzzi placed discreetly behind louvred shutters on your balcony), and 26 Oceanview Suites and 14 Duplex Suites (with a separate modern living area). All rooms have a tasteful decor of combining Polynesian influences with a contemporary style and have large furnished balconies offering striking ocean views over Matavai Bay and the sun setting over Moorea beyond.

Deluxe Ocean View Rooms

These spacious, elegant and comfortable Tahiti hotel rooms feature a 13m² balcony overlooking magical Lafayette Beach. The décor is a tasteful mix of contemporary style and Polynesian influences. Our Ocean View Rooms feature one king-sized bed or two double beds. Each balcony offers breathtaking views of Matavai Bay, overlooking the island of Moorea and Lafayette Beach.

Oceanview Jacuzzi Rooms

Ocean View Whirlpool Rooms are similar in style to the Ocean View Rooms. As an added bonus, delight in your own private whirlpool located discreetly behind wooden louvers on your Lanai balcony. All rooms have king-sized beds.

Oceanview Suites

Our spacious, beautiful suites each offer a separate bedroom, a large bathroom with a tub and a separate shower. The modern living space opens wide onto a private outdoor Lanai balcony offering a spectacular view of the ocean and beyond.

Ocean View Duplex

Situated on the top floor of each building, our two-story duplexes have a business area and lounge downstairs opening onto a large Lanai balcony. The upstairs bedroom features its own private balcony and floor-to-ceiling windows, ensuring the most spectacular views of the sunsets.


The Radisson Plaza warmly welcomes families and the hotel's dedicated and complimentary Kidz' Club is run by qualified staff where children from four to 14 years of age can enjoy fun activities such as arts and crafts, painting, trampolining, ping pong, snooker, cinema viewings and electronic games. Babysitting can also be arranged on request.


Hiti Mahana (The Rising Sun) the resort's signature waterfront restaurant serves delicious freshly prepared innovative Tahitian, South East Asian and Mediterranea cuisine. Overlooking Lafayette Beach and Matavai Bay, it offers great al fresco dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and is often accompanied by dance shows in the evenings. Le 5 Sens is a great alternative and serves fusion cuisine from across the globe. Guests can enjoy beautiful views, delicious light meals and exotic cocktails at the chic and al fresco Lafayette Bar or at the water's edge Pool Bar located next to the stunning infinity swimming pool. Unwind at Le Spa with traditional Polynesian massages and beauty care using exclusive home made preparations based on ancestral recipes using natural local ingredients such as Tahitian vanilla and mineral-rich black sand from Matavai Bay. The spa also has a sauna, steam and Jacuzzi, yoga and aquagym classes and a fully equipped fitness center.

The resort runs a complimentary shuttle bus twice daily between the hotel and the capital city of Papeete with its great local shopping and colorful port.


The Radisson PLaza offers all guests complimentary use of its windsurfers, snorkeling equipment, paddle boards, kayaks and sailing dinghies as well as hosting a program of daily cultural activities such as showcasing local cooking techniques. PLenty of additional activities are available and range from jet-skis, water skiing, scuba diving, yoga lessons, car rentals, 4X4 excursions around the island, dolphin and whale watching trips, guided hiking, day trips to Moorea, guided tours to the ancient Arahurahu Temple and trips to the Tahiti, Gaugin and Pearl Museums.

Location & Directions

Tahiti, French Polynesia

Radisson Plaza is situated on Lafayette Beach on the north coast of Tahiti. Only 10-minutes from downtown Papeete (the hotel runs a courtesy shuttle into Papeete twice daily).

When to go

Although there is a wet and a dry season in Tahiti the weather is tropical and generally sunny and warm, with just enough rain to keep the lush landscapes alive and green. If you're looking for emptier beaches, try traveling during the wet or "off" season, which generally runs from November to April. During this time, you can expect very high humidity with brief and frequent storms. January is the rainiest of the months. During this time, tropical storms may occur, but the Tahitian Islands have not experienced a cyclone since the early 90s. If you're traveling to the islands of Tahitit to scuba, you'll probably want to go in the dry or "high" season, when visibility is the best. The dry season runs from May to October and you can expect less rain, although occasional night time downpours are not uncommon. Due to tradewinds, July and August are the coolest times of the year and also tend to be the most crowded.

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