InterContinental Moorea Resort & Spa Receives TripAdvisor's Prestigious 2012 Certificate Of Excellence Award

Jun 13, 2012, 14:42 ET from InterContinental Resorts French Polynesia

MOOREA, French Polynesia, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The InterContinental Moorea Resort & Spa earned the prestigious "2012 Certificate of Excellence Award" from TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip and featuring more than 60 million travel reviews and opinions from travelers around the world.

The InterContinental Moorea Resort & Spa received the award as a result of travelers consistently commending the resort with the highest praise, recognizing its "4 rating" as an exceptional achievement. TripAdvisor awards only the very best in the business with the "Certificate of Excellence." For more information on the travel site, visit

The InterContinental Moorea Resort & Spa offers true tropical paradise, located on 27 acres of lush gardens, featuring beautiful trees and flowers, and more than 200 different plant species. The resort, which recently completed a multimillion dollar renovation, has 143 lanai rooms and garden, beach, and overwater bungalows.

Gourmet restaurant Fare Nui provides an exceptional culinary experience offering French, Tahitian, and International dishes. Three nights a week, the dining venue presents a special Polynesian evening featuring a sumptuous buffet and captivating Polynesian show. Its other restaurant, Fare Hana, serves a selection of grilled meats, fresh salads, and Tahitian specialties inside or al fresco on the terrace. Motu Iti Main Bar and the Motu One Swim-up Pool Bar feature an array of classic drinks and exotic cocktails.

The award-winning Helene Spa blends into the resort's lush, tropical surroundings, providing a truly comfortable and relaxing setting for spa guests. The spa is housed in traditional Polynesian fare, thatched with palm fronds, and uses natural materials such as precious woods, volcanic stone, and bamboo, along with natural indigenous treatments.

The resort boasts two infinity pools, tennis courts, and water activities including snorkeling, outrigger canoeing, and waterskiing. Bathys Diving Moorea, located at the resort, provides all necessary training and equipment for beginning to experienced divers. The Moorea Dolphin Center is also housed at the resort, offering interactive programs with bottlenose dolphins, educating both tourists and locals, and is home to the Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Center. Sanctioned by the Ministry of the Environment, this facility serves as a hospital to ill and injured turtles from all islands in French Polynesia.

For information and rates on the InterContinental Moorea Resort & Spa, call 1-888 IC HOTELS (1-888-424-6835) or visit

About InterContinental Resorts French Polynesia
Owned and operated by Richard H. Bailey and his company, Pacific Beachcomber S.C., there are four InterContinental Hotels & Resorts in French Polynesia: InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa, InterContinental Bora Bora Le Moana Resort, InterContinental Tahiti Resort, and InterContinental Moorea Resort & Spa. Each of the resorts has completed multimillion dollar enhancements over the course of the last five years and all have achieved "Earthcheck Silver Certification," recognizing their significant commitment towards achieving environmental and social sustainability.

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