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4-room villa 5 minutes from the beach, breathtaking views of the lagoon and Tahiti

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,506 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 10 nights


About the property

House with three bedrooms and two bathrooms and stunning sea views

Two level detached house located in a residence. Upper floor with easy access for disabled guests, a kitchen fitted with domestic appliances: (dishwasher, washing machine, electric oven, microwave, Nespresso coffee machine ...) open on a living room and a terrace overlooking a breathtaking view of the majestic lagoon of Moorea, the Vaiare Pass facing Tahiti, one ensuite bedroom (king size bed) with bathroom with a shower and WC.

Lower floor: two bedrooms, one with a queen size bed, one with a sofa bed, a bathroom and a restroom, a terrace.

Can accomodate 5/6 guests. A spectacular1500 m² garden with ornamental trees, and free access to tropical fruits, a jacuzzi. 5 minute drive to the beach, the ferry dock, a golf course, restaurants, shops.

Equipements WiFi, printer, television, DVD and Blue-rays, a large choice of DVD and BR, stereo available.

A quite and safe place.

More Details

Christiane et Bernard Schwob
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
6 May, 2018

About Christiane et Bernard Schwob

We're retired teachers, sharing our time between French Polynesia, and France, enjoying overseas trips as well. We have three children and two grandchildren with whom we're used to spending summertime. Drawn by the thrill of discovering different cultures, we decided to go and work in French Polynesia. Spellbound by the inhabitants' kindness, the beauty of the landscapes, the bio-diversity of the lagoon. Therefore, we settled down here.

Christiane et Bernard Schwob purchased this villa in 2006

Why Christiane et Bernard Schwob chose Te'avaro

Drawn by the thrill of discovering different cultures, we decided to go and work in French Polynesia. Spellbound by the inhabitants' kindness, the beauty of the landscapes, the bio-diversity of the lagoon. Therefore, we settled down here.

What makes this villa unique

Imagine yourself on the top of the hill, in a garden perfumed by ylang-ylangs, frangipani trees, tiare, jasmines, overlooking the superb changing color of the lagoon, in front of the island of Tahiti. From the end of July to the beginning of October, you can attend the fantastic show of whales performing beyond the coral reef before starting their great journey towards the South Pole.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa around the Te'avaro around the French Polynesia

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1506 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • beach
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    - Shower Enclosure
  • On the lower floor, the toilets are separate from the bathroom.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    - 1 Large Double Bed
    - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Room 1 is a master bedroom with a bed of 2x2m, a console with large mirror, two bedside tables, cupboards. It is open on the terrace; bathroom and adjoining toilet. Bedroom 2 includes a bed of 1.40 m, a large wardrobe, closet and opens onto the terrace of the ground garden. Bedroom 3 is large. It is furnished with two desks, cupboards, a sofa. It also opens onto the terrace of the ground garden.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Golf
  • Garden
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • bay
  • forests
  • marina
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • Water sports
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming


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4-room villa 5 minutes from the beach, breathtaking views of the lagoon and Tahiti
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

Lovely villa in brilliant location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a month and enjoyed every day. The villa is set in an excellent position with panoramic views of Temae beach and lagoon with the island of Tahiti sitting a few miles across the sea. Ferries sail to and fro all day, whales frolic in the ocean and chickens chatter among the tropical gardens. Even you never leave, it is a lovely place to while away the day. Not leaving would be a pity though and the nearby Temae beach is the best on the island of Moorea with sandy beach alongside coral gardens unequalled anywhere else on Moorea. The beach gets a bit stony in places with coral washed in the surf but access to the long beach is not restricted or charged for and whether you snorkel, kayak or swim in the lagoon or just walk the beach it is the best place have found for enjoying this part of God's creation. The variety and number of tropical fish is excellent, plenty of gentle slow swimming rays as you walk the beach and even the odd very shy and very harmless reef shark to be found among the coral. The supermarkets in the area are not huge but they are sufficient and although they close fairly early in the evening they generally do not close for siesta as some shops do. Coming from the UK we found food in the supermarkets very expensive but when you make allowance for the distances to get it there this is hardly surprising. The area has a number of restaurants although the Sofitel resort is probably the only one which is walkable, the rest you need a bus or taxi to or preferably the excellent rental car offered by Christiane and Bernard to their guests for a cost far below what rental agencies will charge you, driving is quite easy as there is really only one road which runs right around the island. We were met at the ferry by Spirou who is an excellent tour guide as well as looking after the guests in the villa and Spirou was invaluable to us during our stay, thanks Spirou .. the lady in blue. A kayak for the use of guests would be a great addition to this villa but otherwise it is without problem, so well equipped and in great condition, set on a lovely hill it is very well ventilated and only on the warmest nights did we need a fan for extra cooling, it is just very pleasant indeed and we hope to come back in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Comme un jardin sur la mer

  • 5 of 5

Cette maison est un véritable plaisir... le calme et la sérénité sont au rendez vous .

On a juste envie d'y revenir très vite .

  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Super sejour a moorea comme sur les cartes postales ;-)

  • 5 of 5

Une super maison la vue est imprenable

Merci encore pour ce super sejour !!!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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We'll be back!

  • 5 of 5

The problem when you find a place as wonderful as this is that you want to keep the secret to yourself. But since it's not in the cards for us quite yet to live there for months at a stretch, I'll let you in on this little gem.

We originally envisioned ourselves staying in a little hut on the water for this vacation, but took this lodging because of the size, price, views overlooking the lagoon and willingness of the host to answer all of our questions. Immediately upon arrival, it was clear we made the right decision and I cannot imagine visiting Moorea without staying here. The house and location were perfect. With stunning views of the lagoon both day and night, close proximity to the ferry port and biggest supermarket on the island, we couldn't ask for a better location.

The accommodation itself was clean, spacious and comfortable. Kitchen was fully stocked with supplies. Christiane was very accommodating in letting us know that we were welcome to use anything we wanted from her stash of spices, teas, coffees and more in the pantry. We also rented their car for a fraction of what a rental car would cost. I will admit, however, that the car was tricky to get the clutch just right for going up the hill out of the street. The first two days, my husband needed to reverse all the way down to the bottom of the street to get a running start up hill. LOL

An added bonus was getting to meet Spirou whose knowledge about the island was invaluable. As a tour guide, she knows all the best places for shopping, parking and schedules. In her, I feel like I've made a friend for life. Lovely woman!

You cannot go wrong with this rental. Perfect in so many ways. Thank you, Christiane, Bernard and Spirou! A hui hou!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks a lot ! Our aim is to make our tenants happy. I'm glad if I succeeded and it's very kind of them when they let us know. Thanks again!
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maison confortable avec une vue splendide

  • 5 of 5

La maison est confortable avec une decoration de gout, d artisanat local et d ailleurs. La situation est tres pratique, le supermarche est a 5 minutes en voiture et la plage encore plus pres. Si vous avez la flemme de cuisiner ou envie d un cocktail, il y a le sofitel au bas de la route. La vue est magnifique , et le jacuzzi est bien agreable pour se detendre . le seul point negatif sont les moustiques . L accueil est chaleureux, nous recommandons vivement cette maison

  • Review Submitted: 06-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci pour ces appréciations très flatteuses. En effet, les moustiques sont un des rares inconvénients en milieu tropical, d'autant que l'année 2015/2016 a été très humide à cause du phénomène el nino. D'habitude nous en avons beaucoup moins de mai à octobre.
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Nearest Airport
1.5 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Hôtel Sofitel, juste au-dessous de la résidence
Nearest Ferry
4 Kilometres
Vaiare, Moorea
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Golf de Moorea,
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
Hôtel Sofitel
Nearest Beach
1 Kilometres
Plage de Temae
Car: recommended

Archaeological -sites: several "marae" (former places of worship Polynesian) are to be discovered by following the "Path of the Ancestors" in the forest Opunohu.

-Belvédère: Extraordinary view of the two bays.

-Observation From August to November whales, and dolphins all year.

-Go A day on the reef: well done site, possibility to put in the shade, to rinse. A submarine course is laid out and allows to observe lagoons of fish, rays, sharks. The frigates, terns, fools are waiting for you. An ever popular entertainment of tourists and locals!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa around the Te'avaro,

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Haute saison
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
10 night minimum stay
for 10 nights
My Standard Rate
10 night minimum stay
for 10 nights

Additional pricing information

Frais de ménage £43.7
Refundable Damage Deposit £524.44

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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