The Lodge

Tahiti, French Polynesia

Locally owned and operated.

Born and raised local owner Theirry Lehartel and his wife Katia are sure to deliver on your Polynesian experience. Their dedication and local crew will make you feel right at home here in paradise. They have simple guidelines: Surf, Explore, Relax.

Affordability and easy access to surf make Taharuu Surf Lodge a great choice for traveling surfers and couples.

Surf Spots

What We Offer

Surf Trips for all abilities

Surfing is an amazing sport that can be shared with anyone of any age. Tahiti offers beautiful waves great for beginners up to world class professionals. The lodge is fully stocked with all shapes and different size surfboards. Surf lessons are also available. For the more experience surfer, we offer boat trips to the surrounding reef passes including Teahupoo.

Comfortable Accommodations

Simple, yet super comfortable, locally themed rooms await after a long day of activities. Relax in a hammock, or hang out under the mango tree. You will find tranquility and relaxation here at the Taharuu Surf Lodge.

Experience of a lifetime

Tahiti is truly a once and a lifetime experience. At the Taharuu Surf Lodge you get the true Tahitian culture and hospitality.


“…it is the ultimate Polynesian experience.”


Around The Lodge


1 Minute walk to the most consistent surf break in Tahiti. For the more experience looking for the reef pass thrill, were are centrally located between 12 reef passes from here to Teahupoo. Uncrowded surf is certain.


Check out local shops and restaurants, or cook right here at the lodge in our large communal kitchen. Excursions around the island are available to explore all that Tahiti has to offer.


Our relaxing atmosphere is sure to be comfy for all. Organic fruits are abundant on our land. Enjoy the views and sounds of the tropical birds surrounding the lodge.