At the edge of the world in the Tuamotu Archipelago, an immense atoll knows as Rangiroa reigns in the middle of the waters of the Pacific Ocean. The world’s second largest lagoon offers a sea within an ocean.
This volcanic island of French Polynesia is home to one of the most beautiful hotels in the South Pacific, the Hotel Kia Ora. It's location between two passes on the northwest coast of Rangiroa, the crystal blue lagoon and the traditional hospitality are assets that make the Kia Ora an exceptional hotel. The hotel is only 2.5 kilometers from the airport, 8 kilometers from Avatoru Pass and 1 kilometer from Tiputa Pass.
The underwater marvels and the preserved nature of Rangiroa are very popular among diving amateurs worldwide and the famous Captain Cousteay has classified the site as one of the most beautiful spots in the world. Sixty-three bungalows positioned along the coral ring of the atoll, a sight of rare beauty.
About 30 kilometers south of Rangiroa on the other side of its vast lagoon, you will find the Kia Ora Sauvage. A private islet, complete with 5 comfortable Beach Bunglaows to recreate the traditional Polynesian way of life. For more information on Kia Ora Sauvage.
Kia Ora offers 3 main categories of bungalow suites.
28 Garden Bungalows is the resorts best value for the money. Nestled in the luxurious tropical vegetation the Garden Bungalows offer 2 types of accommodation. 5 Garden Suite Bungalows for a maximum of 4 adults with separate bedroom and lounge, and 23 Garden Bungalows for a maximum of 2 adults with one bedroom.
25 Beach Bungalows set along the white sandy beach between the coconut trees. One can contemplate the lagoon that stretches all the way to the horizon. Beach Bungalows offer 3 types of accommodation. 19 Beach Bungalows for a maximum of 3 adults with one bedroom suites with lounge & private plunge pool. 3 Deluxe Beach Bungalows for a maximum of 3 adults with one bedroom, an open air bathtub and private pool with jet stream on terrace. 3 Beach Suite Bungalows for a maximum of 5 adults are suites with 2 bedrooms with one on the upstairs loft, lounge and plunge pool.
10 Overwater Bungalows sit overlooking the lagoon. With a private sundeck and terrace, these bungalows include a separate bedroom, lounge and bathroom with shower. All arranged to have their own privacy and view of the turquoise waters.
Created with all traditional and native island materials, each bungalow is a work of art. Aito wood, coconut, woven bamboo, and pandanus marvelously dress these exotic bungalows. Mother of Pearl, coral and hard woods make up the spacious bathrooms of each unit. In addition each bungalow has its own Tahitian name to identify its own unique character.
Restaurant Te Rairoa greets you in a relaxing atmosphere with exotic decoration and furniture that put you in the mood for a delectable feast especially prepared by the properties own French Chef. He has created an original menu combining tropical flavors and aromas with international dishes. Seafood specialties and fish fresh from the lagoon are also part of the menu. Delicious desserts prepared by their own pastry chef and an extensive wine selection to match your meals. A barbeque buffet takes place every Wednesday and Sunday evening with a very local style Polynesian dance show and local music.
Miki Miki Bar is a wonderful bar built on stilts over the water, with a creative interior design and center glass floor with a terrace for viewing lagoon and sunsets. The bar offers a great opportunity to get together with friends or make new ones while enjoying a drink or exotic cocktail while admiring one of the most amazing sunsets you will ever see. A choice of sandwiches is available outside dining hours.
Spa Fare is located on the beach over looking the lagoon. A place found in your dreams where you can relax and let your body flow through massage or body treatments with exotic oils.
Kahaia Lounge is a games room with video, billiard table, internet computer, DVD player. DVD’s are available through reception desk and phone cards available at boutique can be used or internet access.
Boutique and Pearl Shop is open daily located near reception, offering a wide selection of local artifacts, & souvenirs. Pearl Shop is across lobby.
Blue Dolphin Dive Shop is located on beach for arranging scuba. Snorkel gear is available free of charge at activities desk which is also where you arrange Tiputa Pass drift snorkeling and other optional excursions.