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RETREAT// Tahitian Island Yoga with Estee, French Polynesia

Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa


Join Estee for a luxurious six day, five night spring getaway to French Polynesia. The island of Taha’a provides a total change of scenery, in harmony with the preserved environment and local culture. Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa is the ultimate Tahitian hideaway, a well appointed sanctuary offering the perfect opportunity to unwind, balance, and restore.

Enjoy daily yoga classes, gourmet meals, ample free time to lounge in a hammock on the beach, relax by the pool, swim, snorkel in the adjacent coral gardens, scuba dive, luxuriate in optional spa treatments, hike, SUP, kayak, tour the island, and explore the pristine turquoise waters surrounding the resort.

Retreat includes:

  • Morning vinyasa & afternoon restorative yoga classes
  • Three gourmet meals per day (lunch & dinner on first day, breakfast on last)
  • Five nights in your choice of luxury accommodations (Overwater or Beach Villa)
  • Roundtrip boat transportation* 
  • Taxes and fees

* Round trip boat transportation included if arriving morning of retreat start day & departing late afternoon of last day.

Does not include airfare, alcohol, spa treatments, excursions, or gratuities.

See a full list of excursions/ tours here and luxurious spa treatments here.

About the resort: Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa is a 5-star property, located on a “motu” islet, a 35-minute navigation from the Raiatea Airport (transfers operated by the resort’s shuttle boats). The resort has been kept as natural and as green as possible, being built around the existing vegetation of beautiful old trees, colorful flowers, and plants. The setting is serene and in harmony with nature.

Le Taha’a was featured in Condé Nast Traveler’s GOLD LIST of “The World’s Best Places to Stay” in January 2012. Part of the prestigious Relais & Châteaux collection, Le Taha’a welcomes you to a world of immaculate beauty, a timeless universe of sophistication and authenticity.

About the accommodations: All suites and beach villas at Le Taha’a are built in the pure Polynesian tradition, exquisitely blending thatched pandanus roofs, bamboo, exotic woods, stones, corals, Marquesan “tapa” cloths, and woven coconut “nape” ropes. Whether on the beach or above the shimmering lagoon, you will enjoy the idyllic surroundings and the tropical outdoor lifestyle Le Taha’a offers.

Taha’a Overwater Suites offer the great feeling of being suspended above the crystal-clear lagoon with exquisite views of the main island of Taha’a, the lagoon and it’s kaleidoscope blues. Rest well with premium King size bed and sofa bed. The bungalow opens to a private deck with direct access to the lagoon and a shaded cabana ideal for milky way dinners. The bathroom offers a separate full shower and bathtub. With 969 square feet of living area, this Suite is equipped will all the necessities: tea and coffee facilities, ceiling fan and air conditioning, minibar, in room safe and a glass panel at the end of the bed to enjoy the surrounding fishes.

Beach Villas are the Signature accommodation of Le Taha’a with 1937 square feet of living area. Opening onto a semi-private beach and the turquoise lagoon, they offer one bedroom with an en-suite bathroom and a separate living room. With their own private tropical garden, outdoor shower and bathtub, plunge pool, and thatched roof gazebo, you will enjoy the island’s way of life at its best: the outdoors. Rest well with premium King size bed and sofa bed. These villas are equipped with tea and Nespresso machine, ceiling fan and air conditioning, minibar, and in room safe.

About the food: Le Taha’a features a truly exceptional culinary experience featuring subtle delicacies from around the world. You will be pleasantly surprised to find such variety of fresh and delicious food on such a small island. For any dietary requests and restrictions, please advise us in advance so that the Chef may arrange the menu to best suit your needs.

Traveling to Le Taha’a: To reach Taha’a, one will fly to the island of Raiatea (RFP). From Raiatea Airport, the resort’s private shuttle boat operates the 35 minute transfers between the airport and the resort. You may also connect between Tahiti and Taha’a or Taha’a and Bora Bora by helicopter.

The international airport in Tahiti (PPT) is an 8-hour flight from Los Angeles (LAX).

Air Tahiti Nui and Air France offer direct service from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Papeete (PPT) while Air Tahiti offers service from Papeete (PPT) to Raiatea (RFP).

Pricing- early rates by December 1, 2015

Taha’a Overwater Suite

Double occupancy early rate $2700  (after Dec 1 $2950)

Single occupancy early rate $4500  (after Dec 1 $4750)

Beach Villa

Double occupancy early rate $3000  (after Dec 1 $3250)

*Double occupancy rate is per person

Please note all double occupancy bookings must be reserved together with your roommate. If you wish to reserve for one person in double occupancy but do not have a roommate, contact Estee to see which options may be available.

You may choose to pay in full or a payment plan option is available. See below.

Payment plan details and terms:

Taha’a Overwater Suite
Double occupancy early rate deposit $1350. Balance due by Dec 1, 2015
Single occupancy early rate deposit $2250. Balance due by Dec 1, 2015

Beach Villa
Double occupancy early rate deposit $1500. Balance due by Dec 1, 2015


  • A 50% nonrefundable deposit is required to reserve your spot.
  • The remaining balance is due by December 1, 2015 to secure the early rate.
  • If final payment is received after December 1, 2015 you will pay the regular rate.
  • Final payment must be received by January 10, 2016 to guarantee your reservation.