Unwind in Moorea

A vacation on the island of Moorea in French Polynesia is an occasion to relax and unwind. Take the time to admire the idyllic scenery of the beach, lagoon and mountains, and enjoy a taurami traditional Tahitian massage in the luxury of a hotel spa. Just a few miles by ferry from Tahiti, Moorea is…

A Visit to Papeete Market

Papeete market is a wonderful place to visit during your stay in The Islands of Tahiti. Situated right in the middle of the town, it is a colorful and lively center where you'll get a good insight into the daily life of the inhabitants of French Polynesia. The municipal market in Papeete was originally called…

Tour Papeete’s Street Art

An open air art gallery on the streets of Papeete. Take your camera and explore a very different side of Papeete, the side of its buildings. Numerous walls in the city have been painted with graffiti, with the blessing of the local authorities, and are now works of art. From 2014 to 2018, a Polynesian…

Luxury is an overwater bungalow in Bora Bora

A vacation in Bora Bora is the stuff of dreams. A unique moment that will be even more special if you spend it in an overwater bungalow. Visit the Pearl of the Pacific and make your dreams come true. We've all seen picture postcard images of white sandy beaches, with the overwater bungalows of a…

Tasting the rum from Taha’a

It would be a shame to visit Taha'a without stopping off at one (or why not both!) of the island's two rum distilleries. You can visit the sugarcane plantations, and then learn how the cane is transformed into delicious rum. Taha'a is an island that appeals to the senses. First, there is the perfume of…

Hiking in Tahiti and Bora Bora

When you think of French Polynesia, the image is of coconut palms, sandy beaches and turquoise lagoons. But there is another side to the islands that is equally as beautiful. The lush green hills and valleys, waterfalls and archeological sites that you'll discover when you go hiking in the interior of The Islands of Tahiti.…

Teahupo’o: Surfing Venue for Paris Olympics

The Islands of Tahiti is preparing to host the surfing competition of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. The venue is Teahupo'o, and its legendary wave 'jaws'. Frightening, yet magnificent, this immense wave in the Hava'e pass already attracts the best surfers from all over the world, and in 2024, they'll be competing for Olympic gold!…

Where to shop in Tahiti

Tahiti is the biggest and busiest island in French Polynesia, and is home to over 60% of the population. It is the ideal place for shopping, especially when you're looking for souvenirs to take home with you. Papeete is the capital of French Polynesia and also its commercial heart. Products and produce from all over…

Boat Trips in Bora Bora

Bora Bora is said to have the most beautiful lagoon in the world, so you'll want to spend as much time as possible exploring it. A picnic on a motu, a snorkeling or diving excursion to discover the magnificent underwater scenery, or a romantic cruise at sunset, ...there are lots of reasons to take to…

Why You Should Visit Bora Bora at Least Once

Bora Bora is considered to be one of the most beautiful places on the planet. The "Pearl of the Pacific," as it is known, is an island paradise, with a crystal clear lagoon, superb coral reefs, vast stretches of white sandy beach and luxuriant forests of lush green tropical vegetation. It's hardly surprising that people…

Bora Bora’s must-try Restaurants

This is our selection of the 10 best restaurants on the island of Bora Bora. Each one of them offers first class cuisine, a warm and friendly welcome, excellent service and stunning views. They are all very popular restaurants, so it is advisable to reserve your table in advance, to avoid disappointment.

Honeymoon in Bora Bora

A honeymoon vacation on the beautiful island of Bora Bora will ensure that your marriage gets off to a dream start. To help you plan your honeymoon, here is a guide to the most romantic 4 and 5 star hotels in the Pearl of the Pacific. To help you plan the most important vacation of…

Bora Bora’s historical history

On December 7th, 1941, the Japanese air force attacked the US Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, and the United States enetered the Second World War. The US Navy needed a refueling depot between Australia (the last bastion of resistance to the Japanese offensive), and the Panama canal. The strategic position of Bora Bora,…

Cultural Immersions in Huahine

The magnificent turquoise lagoon of Huahine is an irresistable temptation, but try to make the time to explore the island itself and discover its rich culture. Bobby Holcomb is an American singer who made his home in Huahine for 25 years until his passing in 1991. He is greatly missed by all Polynesians and especially…

Where to get married in The Islands of Tahiti

The Islands of Tahiti is a dream destination for a wedding. From a traditional ceremony in Moorea, to a romantic occasion on the beach in Bora Bora, there is a choice of styles and venues to satisfy all requirements. Whether you intend to officially marry in French Polynesia, or simply renew your wedding vows in…

Bora Bora Experience: a Helicopter Flight over Tupai

Take off in a helicopter to fly to the most romantic island in the world: Tupai, in the Society Islands. Tahiti Nui Helicopters proposes 30 minute flights to this island paradise, from another island paradise, Bora Bora. Once you've flown the 6 km that separate the two islands, Tupai emerges from the ocean in the…

Tips for Your Vacation in Maupiti

If you've dreamed of a vacation in one of the paradise islands of French Polynesia, then Maupiti, the sister island of Bora Bora, is the perfect destination for you. Superb scenery, a very laid back, South Sea island atmosphere, and the chance to swim with manta rays in a dreamlike lagoon. Before you set off,…

Places to Visit on Tour of Moorea

Moorea, which is just a 10 minute flight from Tahiti, is one of the most spectacular islands in French Polynesia. The scenery in Moorea is absolutely breathtaking. There are so many sites to visit when you go on a tour of the island, but here is our selection of the best beaches, swimming spots, hiking…

A Tour of Tahiti by Truck

You should take at least a day to explore Tahiti, the main island of French Polynesia. The most authentic way to do so is on a truck, the traditional Tahitian bus. The Tere Fa'a'ati is a festive tour of the island by truck that is organized each year in January. Tahiti is the biggest and…

The Flora and Fauna of Tahiti

One of the reasons that make The Islands of Tahiti such a beautiful paradise, is the diversity of its flora and fauna. In each of the five archipelagos, nature is abundant, both on land and in the sea. During your visit, you'll be able to discover the richness of this natural heritage. Aquatic life is…

A trail with a difference

French Polynesia is spread over 4 million km², which is the equivalent of continental Europe. There are a total of 118 islands and atolls dispersed among five archipelagos: the Tuamotu, Society, Austral, Gambier and Marquesas Islands. Some of the islands are high, volcanic islands, while others are low, coral atolls. Almost all of them have…

A Day in the Lush Opunohu Valley

In The Islands of Tahiti there is a vast choice of things to do and see. And one of the most beautiful sites on the island of Moorea is the Opunohu Valley. Here is a suggestion for an excursion to explore the valley and admire the lush vegetation, starting from the beautiful turquoise waters in…

Buying a handwoven basket

An emblematic souvenir of your stay in The Islands of Tahiti, is a handwoven basket. It is both a practical item and a work of art, as well as an accessory that never goes out of fashion. You can buy them in Papeete market and at roadside stands throughout The Islands of Tahiti. A basket…

A Tahitian Guesthouse: Authentic Polynesian Hospitality

There is a vast choice of accommodation in The Islands of Tahiti, from luxury hotel resorts to camp sites. Tahitian Guesthouses offer first class accommodation that is authentic and reasonably priced. Staying in a Tahitian Guesthouse you're sure of a good night's rest after a day spent visiting Papeete or diving in the lagoon. Authentic…

Best of the little-known beaches The Islands of Tahiti

There are plenty of beautiful, secluded beaches in The Islands of Tahiti. Superb stretches of white, black or even pink sand, on the shores of a turquoise lagoon. Here are ten of the best!

The 10 Best Spots in the Society Islands

Tahiti, Bora Bora, Moorea, Huahine... The Society Islands are known all over the world,for their beautiful scenery. Here are some of the very best spots to visit in this magical archipelago.

Best Restaurants and Bars in Moorea

. You have plenty of choice for an evening out in Moorea. Whether you want to go for a romantic dinner, try some typical Polynesian cuisine or just visit a bar for a couple of cocktails, here is a guide to some of the best addresses on the island.

Activities to try in Moorea

Moorea is an island you can explore on your own or in the complany of a professional guide. Sporting, cultural, gastronomic, well-being and countless other leisure activities await you in a truly exceptional environment. Discover the wealth of activities available in The Islands of Tahiti.

Papeete, a Family Destination

Welcome to Papeete, the vibrant capital of Tahiti. Once you've settled into your accommodation, take a tour round the town center with the family. There's plenty to do for children and adults. Visit the lively market, stroll along the waterfront and let the family get its first taste of this South Sea island. A visit…

Top 10 of Tahiti’s Most Beautiful Landscapes

Tahiti, in the heart of the South Pacific, is the biggest and best-known island in French Polynesia. A land of majestic mountains, lush green valleys, waterfalls, turquoise lagoons, superb sandy beaches. Here's our guide to the 10 most beautiful landscapes on the island.

A Spa in Bora Bora: Relax with a Luxurious Tahitian Massage

A visit to a spa in one of Bora Bora's luxury hotels is a moment of pure and blissful luxury. Let yourself be pampered by the highly trained staff in a haven of peace and tranquility. All you have to do is relax and let the stresses and strains of modern life drift into the…

Best Diving and Snorkeling Spots in Bora Bora

The waters in The Islands of Tahiti are teeming with marine life. Diving or snorkeling in the lagoons and passes is a voyage to another world, inhabited by tropical fish, colorful corals, manta rays, sea turtles, dolphins and countless other marine species. Here are some of the best spots to explore in the world's most…

The 10 Best Things to do in Bora Bora

Welcome to Bora Bora, the most beautiful lagoon in the world. Follow our guide to discover ten activities that will make your vacation in the "Pearl of the Pacific" a truly unforgettable occasion.

Tour of the island of Tahiti – The spots you must see

The quickest way to get to know Tahiti is to rent a car and drive round the island. A chance to see (almost) everything in just one day. This itinerary is an ideal way to begin your voyage to The Islands of Tahiti. Stopping to admire luxuriant countryside, idyllic beaches, caves, waterfalls and historic sites…

Tetiaroa by Catamaran

The island of Tetiaroa is one of the quieter and more discreet of the Society Islands. And yet it is also one of the most beautiful. The best way to visit this haven of peace for birds and sea turtles is to take a catamaran excursion from Papeete. Tetiaroa is a small atoll and it's…

Ziplining in The Islands of Tahiti  

If you like heights and you're looking for thrills, visit the treetop adventure parks in Tahiti and Moorea and get your fill of both. The opportunity to combine thrills and adventure with a bird's eye view from the trees in The Islands of Tahiti. The treetop adventure parks in Moorea and Tahiti offer a fun…

Explore Taputapuatea

The Islands of Tahiti is a destionation where you can get back in touch with the essential things in life, feel the Mana and enjoy the magnificence of nature. To get a better understanding of the origins of the ancient culture of the islands, a visit to Raiatea is a voyage to the sacred birthplace…

Moorea Lagoon

Discover Moorea's magnificent lagoon on one of the many excursions for a half day, full day, or even longer. Touring The Islands of Tahiti by sailboat, catamaran or on a cruise is an excellent way to see the islands from a different angle and appreciate some of the lesser-known beauty spots in French Polynesia. The…

The pineapple trail in Moorea

Moorea, in the Society Islands, is famed for the cultivation of pineapples. Visit the pineapple trail on a four-wheel drive excursion and you'll visit some pineapple plantations and see some magnificent scenery. The route will take you to the Opuhonu scenic viewpoint, which has a truly magnificent view over Moorea. There are two different circuits…

Adopt a Coral in Moorea

The world's coral reefs are in great danger, and you can play a part in saving them by adopting a coral. The Coral Gardeners Association has been growing coral and planting it in Moorea's reef since 2017. Use your visit to make a contribution to the preservation of our oceans and marine life. According to…

Discover Bird Island in Tetiaroa

French Polynesia is blessed with a wealth of treasures and throughout your voyage you'll have the chance to visit these little corners of paradise. One of the most prercious of these treasures is Tetiaroa atoll, the private island of Marlon Brando. A veritable jewel in the crown of The Islands of Tahiti. Weigh anchor and…

Why Visit Tahiti?

The crystal clear turquoise lagoons, beaches of soft white sand, ideal year round temperatures, and spectacular scenery, make The Islands of Tahiti a dream destination. Take the time to visit Tahiti itself. The biggest island in Tahiti is full of wonderful surprises for you to discover. There are a total of 118 islands in French…

Tahitian black pearls

Tahitian black pearls, though really it is more accurate to say Tahitian cultured pearls, as they are created in variety of colors, are the perfect souvenir to take with you from French Polynesia. The majority of authentic Tahitian pearls are produced in the warm waters of The Tuamotu Islands and Gambier Islands. These magnificent jewels…

Exploring Tahiti’s Peninsula

The peninsula is the perfect place for lovers of nature, authenticity and of course, surfing. Known by Tahitians as Tahiti Iti, the peninsula is of volcanic origin, mountainous and untamed. Take the time to explore this unique and special part of Tahiti during your visit to French Polynesia. Tahiti is two islands linked together by…

Food Trucks in The Islands of Tahiti

In French Polynesia, a food truck is called a "roulotte". Delicious food, rapid service and reasonably priced menus make food trucks the favorite restaurants of the local population. Originally roulottes were mobile restaurants which catered for laborers, close to their worksite. Now they are a veritable institution and can be found throughout The Islands of…

Discover Papeete

Papeete is pronounced "Papé-été", which means waterbasket. It is a place you should definitely visit during your vacation in The Islands of Tahiti. Shopping, gastronomy, modern and ancestral culture - a day in Papeete is always a memorable experience. What to do in Papeete Notre-Dame Cathedral, a historic start All distances in Tahiti are measured…

Taste the Rum, Spirits and Fruit Juice of Moorea

If you feel like a break from basking in the sun, head for Mount Rotui in Cook's Bay. At the foot of the mountain you'll find a fruit juice factory, which welcomes visitors. It is also a rum distillery. While you're in The Islands of Tahiti, try to visit to the Rotui fruit juice factory…

Luxury hotels in Bora Bora

Life is about as good as it gets in a 4 or 5 star hotel in Bora Bora. A room with a view of the world's most beautiful lagoon in a South Pacific island that dreams are made of. Magnificent scenery, luxuriant mountains and tropical gardens help to make a vacation in Bora Bora such…

Relaxing on Motu Tiapaa in Maupiti

Maupiti should be on everybody's list when they visit The Islands of Tahiti. Situated in the Society Islands, just next to Bora Bora, it's as much of a jewel as its illustrious neighbor. A paradise island full of beauty spots like Motu Tiapaa, where you can relax and let all your cares just drift away.…

Swimming with Manta Rays in Maupiti

The island of Maupiti lies to the northwest of Bora Bora. It is a very small island, authentic and full of surprises. For example, it is reputed to be the best place in French Polynesia for swimming with manta rays. These majestic creatures can be found along the coral reefs, and in Maupiti, you can…

Visit a vanilla platation in Taha’a

The island of Taha'a lies to the southeast of Bora Bora and in the same lagoon as Raiatea, in the Society Islands. A peaceful and authentic island with a scent of paradise in the air. The sweet perfume of vanilla will accompany you throughout your visit to the island. The prize-winning vanilla of Taha'a is…

Traveling to Bora Bora

Bora Bora, a name that dreams are made of, a name that evokes the paradise of The Islands of Tahiti. It is one of the most famous islands in the world, and also one of the most beautiful. In Bora Bora, the air is filled with romance, and it is the perfect setting for a…

Bora Bora Weddings

There is nothing more romantic than a wedding ceremony in Bora Bora. In The Islands of Tahiti, weddings take place on the beach, with the waves of the turquoise lagoon lapping gently on the shore and the air filled with the exotic scent of frangipani flowers. And in the background, the towering peak of Mount…

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