Motu Moie

If you've ever dreamed of owning your own island in a South Pacific tropical paradise, covered in lush palms, cooled by gentle breezes, surrounded by warm tropical waters teeming with exotic corals and sea life, then your dream could possibly come true. Motu Moie, (it’s Tahitian name meaning “far away isle”) is covered in coconut palms, and bordered by the warm waters of the turquoise lagoon. This lush tropical paradise lies ...

If you've ever dreamed of owning your own island in a South Pacific tropical paradise, covered in lush palms, cooled by gentle breezes, surrounded by warm tropical waters teeming with exotic corals and sea life, then your dream could possibly come true. Motu Moie, (it’s Tahitian name meaning “far away isle”) is covered in coconut palms, and bordered by the warm waters of the turquoise lagoon. This lush tropical paradise lies on the coral reef surrounding the Polynesian islands of Tahaa and Raiatea, just 15 miles from the peaks of Bora Bora. For the discrete private individual looking for a personal escape, or an ideal luxury resort location, Motu Moie could be all yours.

Discover the beauty of the Polynesian lifestyle. Explore the unspoiled natural surroundings, fish for your own dinner, and relax on your own white sand beach. If you long for peaceful tranquility, far from the stresses of everyday life, this paradise could be all yours.

A life changing environment to cherish forever. The current accommodations include owners bungalow, three guest beach bungalows, dining and relaxing bungalow, caretakers house, sports Bungalow, and utility buildings. Fresh water is supplied by the islands natural coral filtered well, and electricity for refrigeration and lighting is solar powered.

Flights from Los Angeles and other international cities arrive in Papeete daily. A 40 minute local flight brings you to Raiatea/Tahaa, then a short lagoon boat ride brings you to the Motu Moie. Basic supplies, restaurants and shopping, as well as gourmet foods from France and around the world are available locally.

Accommodations

Motu Moie is an approximately 26 acre private island, covered with coconut palms, pandanas, iron wood and various tropical trees, hibiscus, and other blooming flowers and plants. Much of the perimeter is coral sand beach.

Fresh water is supplied by the motu’s natural coral filtered well, and electricity and hot water by solar power.

Accommodations include owners bungalow, three guest beach bungalows, dining and relaxing bungalow, caretakers house, sports bungalow and utility buildings.

Location

Motu Moie is located in the South Pacific country of French Polynesia, in the Society Islands, on the reef surrounding the islands of Taha’a, “the vanilla island”, 5 miles from the luxury resort Le Taha’a. And 15 miles from Bora Bora. Daily flights from Los Angeles (8 hrs) and other international cities arrive in Papeete, Tahiti.

A 40 minute local flight brings you to Raiatea/Taha’a, then a short lagoon boat ride, and you arrive on Motu Moie. Maps including Pacific Ocean, Society Islands, Riatea/Tahaa, and Motu Moie.

Local Provisions and Services

The local village Patio, on the nearby island of Tahaa, is a 5 minute boat ride, a bit longer by kayak. Here you find shopping for necessities, government offices, a French doctors office, and local grammar school. Traditional Tahitian festivities and events include music and dancing, crafts, food, and canoe races.

The Raiatea airport is a 25 minute lagoon boat ride, with daily flights to Tahiti, Bora Bora, and other islands. The nearby city of Uturoa, is the cultural center and country’s second largest city. Here you find most everything you desire, including various shops, restaurants, supplies, and community hospital. Markets offer products and food from France and around the world.

French Polynesia

French Polynesia, made up of Tahiti and her islands, is a multicultural melting pot, include Polynesians, Europeans, and Chinese. The total population is about 250,000, of which 75% live in the Windward Islands of Tahiti and Moorea. French is the official language, and the majority also speak at least some Tahitian. English is also taught in schools, and is spoken at most businesses and government offices.

The country’s economy relies heavily on tourism. The primary export is black pearls, along with limited amounts of other natural resources.

Aside from food, there is some manufacturing for local consumption. Employees pay no income tax, but import duties and social taxes, paid by employers, are relatively high.

The Tahitians are a proud and friendly people, with a love for the sea, and passion for music and dance. They will warm your heart, and together with the natural surroundings, will light your spirit.

Activities

The Motu offers an endless variety of activities, to keep even the most ardent sports enthusiast happy. The sports bungalow includes equipment for snorkeling, windsurfing, kayaking, reef and boat fishing, spearfishing, water skiing, sailing and even golf with floating balls.

The nearby islands offer excursions on land and sea.

Scuba diving along the reef and inside the lagoon is spectacular. Charters are available for deep sea fishing for Marlin and Tuna.

Walking on the feef can be both relaxing and exciting. Local restaurants offer casual and gourmet dining.

Advance reservations are required prior to your visit. Please contact us with questions and for further information

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