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French Polynesia Vacations

An Enchanting Tapestry of Thrills, Tranquillity, and Timeless Memories

French Polynesia beckons with its enchanting blend of azure waters, lush landscapes, and vibrant culture. As a globetrotter setting foot on these paradisiacal islands, the array of activities awaiting you is as diverse as the coral reefs surrounding them.

French Polynesia is a playground for water enthusiasts. Dive into the crystal-clear lagoons for a mesmerizing encounter with vibrant marine life. Snorkelling in the coral gardens of Bora Bora or Moorea is a sensory feast. The kaleidoscope of colours beneath the water's surface rivals any artist's palette and casts its spell of romance over honeymooners - making it the perfect place for Tahiti Honeymoons. Surfacing the legendary waves at Teahupo'o is a rite of passage for adventurous souls. Tahiti rides the waves of excitement with its fantastic surf, and the islands of Rangiroa and Fakarava beckon with an underwater paradise, boasting some of the world's best diving adventures!

If you prefer a more relaxed pace, kayaking through the serene waters of Raiatea offers a peaceful escape. Embrace the romantic allure of a sunset cruise, where the sky blushes in hues of pink and gold, mirroring the enchantment that envelops these islands.

Start your journey in Tahiti, the gateway to French Polynesia, where the bustling markets and vibrant culture provide a taste of island life. The iconic overwater bungalows in Bora Bora offer a luxurious retreat surrounded by turquoise lagoons and the majestic Mount Otemanu.

With its dramatic peaks and lush valleys, Moorea is a haven for hikers. Explore the Belvedere Lookout for panoramic views that stretch to the horizon. Raiatea, known as the 'Sacred Island,' invites you to discover its rich history and archaeological sites, while Huahine captivates you with its untouched landscapes and welcoming locals.

At a Glance
LanguagesFrench, Tahitian, English
CurrencySouth Pacific Franc (XPF)
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Landscape of Tahiti with mountains and village close to the port of Papeete, French Polynesia
Lagoon aerial view panorama landscape of ocean coastline and mountains
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Vibrant and colourful sunset over bungalows and palm trees
Palm trees loom over shallow and clear water
A deep, crystal-clear lagoon surrounds the two islands, while magnificent bays and white-sand beaches add drama
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Sandy turquoise tropical beach, motus and reefs aerial view
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Surrender to the Magic

French Polynesia invites you to surrender to its allure with its magical Tahiti vacations, whether you seek adventure, relaxation, or a cultural odyssey. The experiences in French Polynesia are not just fleeting; they can shape and enrich the traveller's perspective, creating memorable and transformative moments.

Mount Otemanu, Bora Bora, French Polynesia, Tahiti, South Pacific Ocean

The Culture

Immerse yourself in the warm embrace of Polynesian culture. Traditional dance and music performances showcase the islanders' rhythmic storytelling, conveying tales of ancient legends and daily life. Attend a 'tama'ara'a' (traditional feast) to savour local delicacies and witness the art of crafting intricate 'tapa' cloths.

Engage with the locals, as their genuine hospitality unveils the heart and soul of French Polynesia. Visit the marae, ancient stone structures serving as spiritual and communal centres, and feel the connection to a heritage that spans centuries.

The culture of French Polynesia is a mix of language, religion, and clothing that reflects the unique identity of its people. The primary language is Tahitian, which preserves traditions and connects the community. Religion, mainly Protestantism and Catholicism, plays a significant role, marked by ceremonies and festivals throughout the year. In terms of clothing, traditional attire like the colourful 'pareo' for women and 'mara' for men is common, especially during special events.

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