Raiatea Hotels. This is an island rich with cultural and historical importance. Believed to be the birthplace of Polynesia, Raiatea has a fascinating and intriguing heritage. Raiatea is the perfect place for you to learn about the ancient stories and legends. You must explore the ancient temple of Marae Taputapuatea. And if you have time, explore the inner jungles. Raiatea is certain to capture your heart. You'll find two charming hotels on the island. There is the Opoa Beach and the Raiatea Lodge. In addition, there are several pensions and guesthouses.