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come discover our city villa, nestled in the hills with stunning view on Moorea

Bedrooms Studio
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Minimum Stay
3 nights

About the property

perfect vacation rental to discover Tahiti for families, groups of friends

We built Te ana o Vaitia, this beautiful wooden house ont tilts in 2000 on a crest, at 1300ft high above Papeete, a little higher than the Pic rouge's antenna, on the model of the house built in Moorea by my parents, a French father and Tahitian mother (Tahiti beach The road was used by a few neighbors and I, who had only private water tanks like in the Tuamotu. The house was renovated in 2011. The ceiling of the living room is thatched with palms and the buabua floor (clear exotic wood) give it a mood of Polynesian simplicity and intimacy. The yellow exterior walls and the white tin roof match the blue of the swimming pool. Upon arrival, you may feel, thanks to the breeze, the scent of ferns and eucalyptuses. The glass doors and the French windows invite you to take advantage of the view on the neighbor hills, the sky and the lagoon from the living room, all the rooms and even the bathrooms. Wardrobes, cupboards, shelves, outside lights contribute to the warm mood of this house:

Surface: 1st floor 393 sq ft, terrace 42 sq ft; jardin 1445 sq yards

4 rooms of 45 sq ft

5 king size beds

1 bathroom of 24 sq ft, 2 of 27 sq ft,

1 queen size sofa bed in the living room

kitchen of 18 sq ft, terrace

oval pool of 12 ft x30 ft


an automated wooden gate door,

next to the garage: tools room of 36 sq ft, roofed parking for 3 cars, a wooden tile-roofed alley from the garage to the house on 5 yards, very much appreciated when it rains;

flowered garden that may be lit up at night;

From the house, you can see the planes land, the ferries come into the port of Pape'ete. You can see Point Venus at the east.

A small moutain backs up the Te ana o Vaitia house from cool south winds during the dry season (july).

Equipment available: micro-wave oven, refrigerator, 5 burner stove, oven, (10 pounds) washing machine, TV, water pump and 2 water tanks of 7500l for a water autonomy (ecological choice), to be chosen in alternance with the acces to the town water.

Included services: internet access (ADSL), cable TV with 37 TNS channels (some programs are available in English), lawn mowed 1 time/ month, garden kept tidy, charges (electricity, ...), luggage-room (under conditions); possibly granted as a favour when available, an early check in and/or late check out.


If you leave from the market place, it is 2.5 miles to the east, by the valley of Tipaeru'i (Conservatoire de Polynésie française). After the bridge, after the Plomberium store and the straight road on 440 yard, across the STAM glass building, at Polyserd factory take to the left towards the Pic rouge (Red peak) and at the 1st crossing, keep on going towards the Pic vert (Green peak) 1.8 miles. At the 2nd crossing of the Pic rouge, keep on going up on the right for 333 yards, and, just before the bump before the adventist building, turn on your left at the red fence and red gate, get in and go up the private alley for 220 yards. Go past the small house and you arrive to Te ana o Vaitia at the end of the flat.

If you have passed the adventist building, go back down and take the 1st entrance and private road on the right.

Tahiti and, at sunset, Mo'orea, the sister-island

The softness and constance of the NE winds prevent the too big heats and insure the best sun exposure of the island. It also explains why there are less mosquitoes than down in the valleys. The pure and scented air of the hills, the limpidity of the sky, the calmness, the beauty of the coloured clouds, the sunrises and sunsets, the style of the Te ana o Vaitia house will seduce you.

The location is very convenient, at 4.3 miles from the airport, 4.3 miles from the Papeete town center. The crossing over to Mo'orea lasts 7 mn by plane, 30 mn by fast ferry, 1 hour by ferry. it is also 5.6miles from the Punaauia commercial centre.

More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, spanish, french, tahitian, some japanese, some indonesian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 11, 2017

About Tepapa

I enjoy sharing the privileged life that we Polynesian experience all year long.

Tepapa purchased this villa in 1985

Why Tepapa chose Tahiti

Seduced by the view and the calmness of the nature, the proximity to the town and the view on Moorea where I grew up, we built Te ana o Vaitia.

What makes this villa unique

Central for people who want to go to several islands during their stay, for work, multiple day/night/sport/cultural activities.

before or after going to the islands, there's a lot to do on Tahiti marearea (the great luxurious yellow Tahiti).


5/5 -
(1 traveler reviews)

come discover our city villa, nestled in the hills with stunning view on Moorea
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

Wonderful place in Papeete

  • 5 of 5

Mon coup de cœur pour fêter mes 30 ans avec la famille et les amis.

Une vue à couper le souffle, ouvert sur la nature.

Un endroit calme, paisible, reposant : un véritable havre de paix sur les hauteurs de Papeete.

Je rêve d'y retourner !!!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
4.3 Miles
Nearest Ferry
4.3 Miles
Nearest Golf
19 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3.1 Miles
Place Toa'ta, Pape'ete
Nearest Beach
2.5 Miles
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Pape'ete Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Arearea season
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $449

The seasonal house rental, Tahiti home, is submitted to French law, the house owner is not responsible for eventual guests incident or injury.

to owner by wire, conditions edited by mail
Reservation deposit:
best, more than a month in advance. The booking is effective by paying 25%.
Outstanding balance:
The payment of the 75% left is due one month before arrival.
Conditions of cancellation:
Until 15 days before arrival date: 25% of global amount will be charged.
between 14-0 day before arrival date: 100% of global amount will be charged.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Pape'ete Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 363 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , this is the one for 2 rooms, facing Moorea
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , is private to the master's bedroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , is private to the Marama room, seperate from others
  • 3 bathrooms with shower and beautiful view there's also an outside shower
  • Studio, Sleeps 12
  • 5 king size beds in 4 bedrooms of 45 sq ft, all with nice view 1 queen size sofa bed in living room, also with nice view
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Tahiti is the island that offers the maximum cultural and leisure activities, has the most varied panels of landscapes from the mountain to the white beach the small islet and the black sand beach with surfing.

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