"Where to stay?" Top 5 Page for this destination Moorea Favorite Tip by Helga67
Moorea General: 31 reviews and 32 photos
Favorite thing: There are two great areas in Moorea. One is around Cook's Bay where you will have a splendid view of the Bay and the surrounding mountains. The bay is also a great place for snorkeling.
The second is on the west side of the island around Haapiti where you will have a beautiful blue lagoon and a white sand beach. Most hotels, hostels, familiy pensions and campground are located around these two places.
I've been to both areas and in my opinion if you only visit Moorea, I recommend you to stay around Haapiti where you will have the real exotic feeling you expect when coming to French Polynesia.
But if you combine your visit in Moorea with Bora Bora, I recommend you to stay in Cook's Bay, it's so different and magical and you will have plenty of white sand beaches with palmtrees on Bora Bora.