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island of Huahine has a lifestyle that has remained virtually unchanged
for hundreds of years and although the Sofitel Heiva is a brand new hotel,
it manages to preserve the unspoiled charm of this archaeologically-rich
between two white sand beaches and surrounded by a coconut tree plantation,
the traditional architecture of the resort blends perfectly with the
sacred sites (marae) situated on the hotel grounds.
all the old-world atmosphere that guests experience, the hotel offers a
host of resort facilities from a swimming pool, windsurfing, outrigger
canoes and snorkelling gear, to a TV and video room. Optional
activities include bike and car rental, scuba diving, and deep-sea fishing.
best of two worlds...
the historical wealth of the island and the magnificent lagoon, guests are
sure to be tempted to invest some time in excursions arranged by the tour
desk. Naturally, the glass-bottom boats and tours of the lagoon and lake
prove the most popular.
However, there are not many islands where you can
feed sacred eels, visit age-old fisheries and vanilla plantations, and be
awed by ancient and sacred sites with the friendly hotel staff on hand to
escort and guide you.
the more adventurous guests, there are 4-wheel drive safaris to the
interior, while horseback still remains one of the best ways to explore
resort comprises 61 overwater, beach front, and garden bungalows, rooms
and suites to match every style and budget. All accommodation features
ceiling fans, mini-bar, telephone, private terrace, and bathroom with
shower, and a choice of shower or bathtub in the overwater suites.
evening the resort bursts into celebration as guests are treated to a
Polynesian dance show or a Coco show while they enjoy the excellent
international and Polynesian cuisine of the Omai Restaurant. After dinner
the ambience of the Manuia Bar alongside the pool completes an enchanting
couples with children, one child under the age of twelve may stay free of
charge in the beach and overwater bungalows.
services include a boutique, currency exchange, and an air-conditioned
meeting room catering for 16 delegates in theatre-style seating.
Heiva is the latest resort in the Sofitel chain and offers you a unique
link to the culture and history of French Polynesia.
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