Once simple, today increasingly “foody-friendly” – Polynesia’s top resorts deliver delectable dining experiences…
French Polynesian food is known globally because of its exotic fruits, fresh fish and vegetables, prepared with a strong French influence underlying the Tahitian ingredients. Restaurants in French Polynesia’s top resorts are today among the world’s most highly respected establishments… Here are just a few…
“OHIRI” GOURMET DINING AT THE TAHA’A ISLAND RESORT AND SPA
In an intimate atmosphere, the Chef delights guests with exquisite French-Polynesian fusion creations, not to forget a well-appointed selection of wines selected by the Sommelier. The setting is cosy, perfect for a romantic dinner, and the restaurant can be privatised for families or groups and special events. Meanwhile, for breakfast at the “Le Vanille” restaurant, suspended among the island’s trees, guests enjoy a daily selection of juices, Danish and pastries, tasty tropical fruits, as well as fluffy omelettes or delicious French crêpes, not forgetting the Le Taha’a “pain perdu”! The dinner menu offers local and international specialties, and vegetarian options are available. Every Tuesday, a folkloric show with fire dancing transports the visitor to ancient Tahiti.
La Plage Restaurant: Guests enjoy lunch “al fresco”, right on the beach – with feet in the sand! The Chef’s specialties include tantalizing fresh, colourful salads, grilled fish or meat, sashimi and of course Tahitian’s well renowned “poisson cru”, a salad of raw tuna marinated with vegetables, lime juice and freshly squeezed coconut milk.
BORA BORA PEARL BEACH RESORT & SPA
Tevairoa features international cuisine with a creative French-Polynesian touch. The highest elevation point at the resort, breakfast is served buffet style with peaceful views of the dazzling lagoon and Mount Otemanu, while dinner gives the visitor the option to dine under the starlit sky. Every Monday, guests enjoy a vibrant live Polynesian show.
MIKI MIKI BAR & RESTAURANT
Lounging by the pool or on the beach, guests do not have to go too far for a delicious lunch! From tasty grilled fish or meat to the island’s specialty “poisson cru”, paninis, colourful salads or tasty pasta and pizzas, options at the Miki Miki Restaurant abound for the palate’s pleasure.
TAUREAREA SUSHI BAR
The Taurearea Sushi Bar opens every evening. Guests enjoy a selection of Maki, Sushi and Sashimi.