InterContinental Moorea Resort & Spa is a scuba diving resort located in French Polynesia; a short flight and car ride or boat ride from Papeete, Tahiti. The resort has 142 accommodations. The rooms range from Lanai rooms to Garden Bungalows with private plunge pools. They also have Junior Suite Over Water Bungalows with a view of the lagoon and horizon. Overwater Bungalows also have a private sundeck with lagoon platform access. So, the rooms have TV, WiFi is available, mini-bar, and air-conditioning. Most rooms also have ceiling fans and bath tubs with separate showers. Enjoy our blog article on Dive into Polynesia with Humpback Whales
InterContinental Moorea Resort & Spa Diving
TopDive is the onsite scuba diving center. They have several dive packages and 11 locations on 6 islands. If you want to dive as many islands as possible, you might like to begin with one of their 10-dive packages. On Mo’orea, they do 2 one-tank dives in the morning, and one afternoon dive. There are over 15 dive sites along the north coast near InterContinental Moorea. On the far western side we have Taitea
and Tiki Point
. On the far east side we have Temae
with white sands and garden eels. In between, are Bali Hai Wall, Blue Island, Rotui, Eden Pass, Lemon Shark Valley, Canyons, Opunohu,
and Tao Toi
Above all, if you are an advanced diver, you have to visit Rose Gardens.
This is a deep,120ft, plus drift dive. Moreover, Aquarium
is great for new divers. So, while at the InterContinental Moorea, expect to see canyons, walls, a grotto, passages, and coral reefs. Fish and reef life may be more abundant on Bora Bora, but the lemon sharks seem to be bigger here on Mo’orea, and at Tao Toi they have a sting ray feeding display. Rays Corridor
is a drift dive through the lagoon that you have to try.
Attractions and Activities
At InterContinental Moorea, Fare Nui Restaurant has a breakfast buffet daily. Fare Hana Restaurant has light and laid-back local cuisine. Moreover, the Shell restaurant is open Tuesday- Sunday nights for fine dinning on the sister island. So, onsite is the dolphin center and turtle rehabilitation facility. They also have a spa, fitness center, and 2 lagoon view infinity pools. As for activities, you can go kayaking, snorkeling, playing ping pong. there is also tennis, volleyball, or rent a bike car or roadster.
You can also go parasailing, take a glass bottom boat tour, or better yet, take an Aqua Blue Helmet Dive next to the main dock: no prior certification required. We should also mention that they have Planet Trekker Kid Club available Monday-Saturday for 4- 12-year olds. Finally, Le Petit Village is 2 miles or a 30-minute walk away for shopping supplies, gifts, and a pharmacy.