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Family Retreat in Moorea - Starting at $3,900

Family Retreat in Moorea - Starting at $3,900

Moorea Tahiti

August 10th - 17th 2024

Swim with the Humpback Whales

 

8 days 7 nights + retreat package prices range from $3,900.00 (family of 2) to $6,680.00 (family of 4) 

 

Let’s have a whale of a time! A life changing week with your children on one of the most beautiful islands on Earth. This retreat is specifically curated for families with children age 6 to 12 y.o. for a profound immersion of swimming with our Gentle Giant families of humpback whales. Let’s explore the warm South Pacific Ocean with our children! This is a trip of a lifetime!

  • Your Deposit

    Your non-refundable, $900.00 deposit holds your place while you move through the registration process and goes toward the total price of your chosen package. 

     Payment plans are available in 4 installments.

    These prices are community group prices: in this way we continue to help and support each other! 

    NOTE: All payments are non-refundable. However, in an emergency, you may find a replacement for yourself.

    For info please reach out to us at dolphinsgatenews@gmail.com Or text 310-869-5313 (Constantia) or 310-272-6261 (Irina)

  • Nature Exploration - Sacred Sites and a Hidden Gem

    We will go on family friendly hikes (2-3 hours) in the center of the island. We will explore ancient sacred sites and swim in the river. We will also visit a vanilla farm and children will get to explore the vanilla growing process. We will top the day with a delicious lunch of local cuisine at a beautiful cafe in the mountains - a hidden gem in the nature with breathtaking views of the ocean.

  • Cultural Immersion - Extravaganza Evening

    One evening we will join the Polynesian culture and see a live show with fire dancers and Tahitian traditions accompanied by an authentic buffet dinner. A real feast! All food options available. an abundance of appetizers, entrees and desserts ranging from vegetarian options to fish and to roasted pork traditionally cooked in the earth Polynesian style.

  • 3 Meals per day crafted by a private chef

    We will enjoy vegan food prepared by private chef from local sourced ingredients. 3 meals per day. There will be several dishes at each meal and always dessert. In the morning, there are usually smoothies, fruits, “Yum-o-fruits”, buckwheat pancakes (for those with gluten intolerance), local bread, jams, vegan spreads. In the evening the chef will prepare a fresh vegetable soup accompanied by several other light dishes. There will be options of vegan steaks made from uru and cassava (several flavors: Indian/Provençal/Mexican and 100% local) and specialties made from cassava. Also a whole range of very original vegan tapas ideal for light and fresh meals. The products are 80% local, from garden and the Lycée's organic farm. The rest comes from “ma’a en pot” (bulk groceries) or organic dry products. Gluten free and vegetarian options available.

    *All meals will be provided with the exception of 1 dinner on the last day of retreat - you will have the opportunity to explore the island and try a local restaurant.

  • Retreat Package Includes:

    *7 nights at an oceanfront villa with pool

    *Delicious vegan local sourced meals prepared by private chef (with gluten free and vegetarian options) * 

    *3 days of swimming with the humpback whales (4-5 hours on the boat)

     *Snorkeling with stingrays 

    *Open ocean swim practice with a professional 

    *Traditional Polynesian dance show and dinner feast (all food options) 

    *Evening circles, meditation, storytelling and art.

    *Special surprise gifts for the children 🎁

     *2 days of nature tours to visit sacred site and river swimming.

     *Flavorful lunch at a vanilla farm cafe with breathtaking views of the ocean (all food options available) 

    *Transportation from airport to the ferry station ** 

    *Transportation by ferry from Tahiti to Moorea (roundtrip)**

    *Transportation by van from ferry station to the Villa (roundtrip)**

  • Not included:

    Airfare tickets 

    Transportation from ferry to the airport on the departure day (due to the difference in departure time and extended holiday)

     Tips to crew and guides

  • Accommodation and Retreat Prices

    We will share the space as a community and big family at Villa Tepoe. With a beautiful swimming pool and a small beach, directly on the lagoon, Villa Tepoe is ideal for kayaking, swimming, snorkeling or sunbathing sessions. Villa Tepoe consists of two houses (front house and back bungalow). in the middle of a garden, over 1,000 m2, rich in flowers and tropical fruits. Enjoy the scents of the Tahiti tiara and savor mangoes, coconuts or bananas from the garden. More information and photos can be found here: https://www.villatepoemoorea.com

     

    Accommodation at the Front House

    The front house accommodates up to 10 people. It offers you a bright living / dining room open onto a beautiful kitchen, 1 master suite , 2 bedrooms, and a mezzanine room . WiFi as well as air conditioning in all rooms are also available. The master bedroom has its own private bathroom. The other 2 bedrooms and the mezzanine room share the 2nd bathroom. Recently renovated, the kitchen has all the modern equipment you need: dishwasher, electric oven, microwave, 5-burner gas stove, 2-door fridge / freezer, toaster, electric kettle, coffee pod machine and classic coffee maker.

     

    Master bedroom

    The master bedroom has a private bathroom and breathtaking views of the lagoon of Moorea.

    8 days 7 nights + retreat package

    $4,880.00 (1 adult + 1 child up to 12 y.o.) Or $5,380.00 (2 adults)

     

    Bedroom 2

    8 days 7 nights + retreat package

    Shared bathroom

    $4,075.00(1 adult + 1 child up to 12 y.o.) Or $4,575.00 (2 adults)

     

    Bedroom 3

    8 days 7 nights + retreat package

    Shared bathroom

    $4,075.00(1 adult + 1 child up to 12 y.o.) Or $4,575.00 (2 adults)

     

    The mezzanine

    8 days 7 nights + retreat package

    Shared bathroom

    $6,680.00 (2 adults + 2 children up to 12 y.o.)

    The front house has a 2nd bathroom to be shared by bedroom 2, 3 and mezzanine.

     

    The Back Bungalow

    The bungalow accommodates 5 people and offers a small living room and kitchen. There is a sleeping area on the first floor for 2 people (one bed 180x200) and a mezzanine room with 2 beds for 3 people (1 bed is 140x190 and 2nd bed is 90x190). there is one bathroom at the bungalow to be shared. the living room has a couch that can accommodate an extra person if needed. wifi can be accessed at the front house, the bungalow has no wifi connection.

     

    1st floor

    8 days 7 nights + retreat package

    $3,900.00 (1 adult + 1 child up to 12 y.o.) Or $4,400.00 (2 adults)

     

    The mezzanine

    8 days 7 nights + retreat package

    This room is loft-like, it is accessed by stairs and has an open space (no door).

    $5,180.00(1 adult + 2 children*) Or $5,680.00 (2 adults + 1 child*)

     

    All Room packages can be customized to add an extra adult for $1,250.00, or an extra child for $800.00 (up to 12 y.o.)

    Children 12 years or older pay adult prices.

  • Travel recommendations:

    There are non-stop flights (8 hrs) from Los Angeles LAX Airport to Fa’a’a International Airport (PPT) in Tahiti. We recommend taking the Air Tahiti Nui direct overnight flight departing on August 9th at 11:55PM arriving at 5:05 AM Tahiti time on August 10th. We will meet the morning of August 10th, 2024 at 6:00AM at the airport and take a van as a group to the ferry station (transfer included). There is a restaurant for breakfast options at the ferry station (not included in retreat price). We will depart with the 10:00AM ferry from Tahiti to Mo’orea (about 45 minutes ride). Participants that will arrive later or the night before could meet us at the ferry station in Tahiti at 9:00AM, we will provide tickets to the ferry. Note: If you choose to come in earlier than the morning of August 10th, there is an airport hotel we recommend : www.tahitiairportmotel.net (Not Included in retreat fee) We will take the Ferry to Moorea as a group. Round-trip Ferry tickets included. We will take a transfer vehicle on Moorea to our villa. Transfer is Included. ** Transportation from airport to the ferry will be provided when traveling with the group on official retreat start date. ** Transportation from the ferry to the villa and back will be provided when traveling with the group on official retreat start and end dates.

    Travelers Insurance: we highly recommend you getting travel insurance within 2 weeks of purchasing your airline tickets unless you’re able to fly with free air miles. (in case you need to cancel or we need to cancel). We recommend World Nomads WorldNomads.com for all your travel insurance needs. (must be purchased within two weeks of purchasing your airline tickets to cover pre-existing conditions).

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