French Polynesia beckons with its mesmerizing blend of turquoise waters, lush landscapes, and rich Polynesian culture. This South Pacific paradise is a haven for travellers seeking an escape to pristine beaches, coral reefs, and breathtaking volcanic peaks. Set foot on the idyllic islands of Tahiti, Bora Bora, and Moorea, where overwater bungalows offer an intimate and luxurious way to experience the beauty of the surroundings. From diving into vibrant coral gardens to indulging in authentic Polynesian cuisine, every moment in French Polynesia is an opportunity to immerse yourself in its natural and cultural wonders.
Beyond the postcard-perfect beaches, French Polynesia boasts a diverse range of activities to suit every traveller’s taste. Dive into the crystal-clear waters to explore vibrant marine life and coral formations, or set sail on a traditional Polynesian outrigger canoe to discover hidden lagoons and secluded coves. Engage with the warm and welcoming locals, learning about their customs, dances, and stories passed down through generations. Don’t miss the chance to witness the breathtaking dance of fire, a traditional performance that embodies the islands’ spirit.
French Polynesia is not just a destination; it’s a sanctuary for nature enthusiasts and those seeking a slice of paradise. Hike through emerald valleys, marvel at cascading waterfalls, and traverse rugged peaks for unparalleled panoramic views. Discover the unique flora and fauna that call this archipelago home, including rare birds and vibrant tropical plants. Whether you’re exploring the coral gardens beneath the waves, unwinding on pristine beaches, or immersing yourself in the rich culture, French Polynesia is an invitation to experience the true essence of paradise.
BEST TIME TO VISIT
SEP – OCT – Idyllic temperatures and less tourists, perfect for spotting Humpback whales.
MAY – AUGUST – Great for exploring, city breaks, and beach breaks in the Canaries.
NOV – APRIL – The down season with more rain, but still gorgeous greenery.
From London, you should allow for 20-30 hours of flight time as there are no direct routes and stopovers are necessary.
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Famous for its astounding landscapes, diving, hiking, and ultimately relaxing, Tahiti and her Islands are perfect for anyone who will respect the wealth of beauty up for offer.
HOW TO GET THERE
You will have to take a number of flights to get to the main island Tahiti, and then from there, it is possible to take boat trips between the archipelagos.
French, with various dialects. Although English is widely spoken in most areas, especially in coastal resorts.
IDEAL TO COMBINE WITH
For longer trips try visiting New Zealand and immersing yourself in Māori culture, or contrast the tropical paradise of Tahiti to the vibrance of Auckland.
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