Best of Moorea
Te Honu Iti - up scale, expensive, romantic, one of the nicest places on Moorea. Ask for a table by the railing so you can watch and feed the fish.
Alfredo’s - nice ambiance, good food, better than most in service.
Le Bateau (the Floating Boat) – located in front of the Linareva Hotel in Haapiti, nice ambiance, small and quaint, good food, expensive, look out for the killer drinks, two rounds and you’re three sheets into the wind!
Le Nouveau Monde - at Cook’s Bay, new management, rated highly by the locals.
Le Mahogany - nice ambiance, very good French, Tahitian and Chinese food.
Chez Michelle - at Cook’s Bay, next to the bridge, small place, Internet access available, good food with reasonable prices.
Chez Capo - located in Moorea Airport, nice place, very good Polynesian specialty food.
Mayflower – Very good French Food, friendly staff, try the Curry Shrimp
Le Cocotier - excellent French Food.
Aito - good fish house
Le Plantation - very nice, tropical plantation type ambiance.
Le Sud - no details
Le Pecheur - on Cooks Bay, no other details
Les Tipaniers - nice place, good food.
Hilton Moorea BBQ - excellent food, very nice time.
Tortuga’s – a good Pizza and Itallian seafood place, located n Haapiti between the Hibiscus and Moorea Village hotels.
Le Motu Pizza - across from Club Med, excellent sandwiches and burgers.
Allo’s Pizza - near Club Bali Hai, will deliver to most hotels.
Blue Pineapple (L’ananas bleu) - located at the Club Bali Hai on Cook’s Bay, serves breakfast and lunch, great hamburgers and fresh seafood.
Royal Chicken - roulotte on the road between the Hibiscus and Moorea Village for some of the best rotisserie chicken ever, call for take out/pickup.
Miss Pizza – great hamburgers, as well as pizza, inexpensive, across from ICB
La Licorne d'Or (Gold Unicorn) - Might be the finest on Moorea and certainly the prettiest. A ways south of the Hilton, but they pick up and deliver (in an ancient Fiat).
Roulotte Chez Mariana - in Maharepa. It's in the magasin parking lot right next to Le Mahogany. She's not there Mondays and Tuesdays. Best Chao men, poisson cru, and boeuf au legumes anywhere on the island.
Roulotte Tavairai - in Maharepa. Look for the christmas lights and it has a semi permanent hut where you eat. Excellent chao men and poisson cru.
Roulotte in Pao Pao - at the mouth of Opunohu bay as you are coming from CBH. It's between the Hilton and the sailing school. It's also semi permanent, with a very small trailer and a separate cooking area. It has separate toilettes too. It's easiest to find if you look for the two 10x20 portable tents (car type) set up to shelter you as you eat. Excellent food.
Jules and Claudine Roulotte - at the wharf in Pao Pao. This is in walking distance from Club Bali Hai, before the supermarche. It has lots of bright yellow tables and chairs to eat at.
Roulotte Papetoai - near the magasin in the main part of the village.
Pizza Daniel - near marker 34, close to Haapiti, very unique setting and great pizza.
Shark and Ray Feeding – Moorea Campground Shark and Ray Feeding Tour (Location on map: PK 27.5, Phone: 56 14 42) which you can book directly. The morning tour runs from 10:00 – 1:00pm, and the afternoon runs from 2:00 – 5:00pm. Visitors are charged 2000 CFP or about $20.00. The Campground is about 50 yards from Moorea Village. Bring your own mask and snorkel, and beer or soft drinks. Great value for the money.
4x4 Island Tour- Albert Tours among others.
The Dolphin Experience - at the IC Beachcomber, three levels of price. Be sure and make a reservation in advance.
Boat rentals – Moorea Loca Boat, no permit required, located at the "Les Tipaniers" hotel - Phone 78 13 39
Whale & Dolphin viewing – Dr. Poole’s Whale & Dolphin Watch
Hard Hat Diving - Aqua Blue excursion. If you don't scuba dive but would like a similar experience this excursion is great. Put on a hard hat helmet and walk on the lagoon floor, lots of fun, easy, and no risk.
Black Pearls - Island
Fashion Black Pearls just before
Cook's Bay (pick-up available - Phone 56 11 06)
Belevedere Lookout - general store within walking distance of lookout.
Pineapple Distillery - watch your drinking, particularly in the afternoon as they have sobriety stops around the Island.
Le Petit Village - near Intercontinental, small shopping center with a Grocery Store, Souvenir Shops, Bank and Internet access.
Magasin Vaiterua Market - take a right out of the Hilton and walk about 15 mins., small store with breads, juices and beer. Also another store about 15 mins. walk to the right out of the Hilton, good meat and cheese selection.
Socredo Shopping Center - located in Maharepa, many shops, restaurants, etc.
Raehau Shopping Center - located in Maharepa as well.
Mereat' Art - Little roadside boutique at PK 13.9, to the left about 200m when exiting the Hilton grounds
Rent a car and take a cruise around the Island, many shops and places to stop, great views around every corner. Also, lots of beaches to stop at and take a snorkel or a dip.