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270 kilometres northwest of Tahiti, Bora Bora the pearl of the Pacific undoubtedly has the world's most beautiful lagoon. And the lagoon is what you first see when touching down on the..
Tahiti is the beating heart of French Polynesia. It is both the gate to the country with Tahiti Faa'a airport and the administrative center of Papeete, the capital and economic lung of the..
Slightly over an hour away from Tahiti on flights that run daily, Rangiroa is a gigantic atoll,the largest in Polynesia, so large it could contain the whole island of Tahiti. A genuine..
Just a few minutes away from Raiatea's airport by shuttle boat,Tahaa “The vanilla island”has retained the seductiveness of old-time Polynesia.
The island is one giant colored and..
450 kilometres from Papeete, Fakarava is the second largest atoll of Polynesia. Like her big sister Rangiroa,this island is famous for its exceptional dive sites, especially the north pass..
Protected from the ocean's fury by a small coral reef, Rurutu the “gushing rock” in the Polynesian language is the most northern island of the Austral archipelago. Between the basalt..
300 kilometres northeast of Tahiti and a few kilometres from Rangiroa,Tikehau,with its nearly perfect circular blue lagoon and its pink sand beaches,looks like a gigantic natural swimming..
40 minutes on a direct flight from Tahiti- Faa’a,Raiatea was the first island settled by Polynesians and the starting point of the great migrations to the Polynesian Triangle. Known in..
A little over 300 kilometres west of Tahiti, Maupiti is a small,isolated island at the tip of the Society archipelago. It is a little jewel of an island that doesn't pale next to its famous..
A few minutes' flight from Tahiti, or just 30 minutes on the ferry, Moorea the “sister island”is a luxuriant garden set on a perfect lagoon. Chosen by many painters,artists and writers..
With all her 28 tiny islets etched out under the sky, where a multitude of sea birds nest, whose strident cries echo to the rhythm of the rise and fall of the surf and the song of the..
In June of 1842, Nuku Hiva was the first island to be seen by the whaleboat carrying the novelist Herman Melville about to discover “a country that no description could fit the..
Located on the tropic of Capricorn, Tubuai enjoys a temperate climate, tropical yet cooler than Tahiti. Two volcanic mountain ranges stand out against the milky sky typical of the Austral..
Huahine is certainly the most sensual of the islands. Only just a 30-minute flight from Tahiti, it is a genuine,preserved haven to the visitor looking for tranquillity.
Fatu Hiva is an extreme island: the most southern, the wettest, the lushest, the most remote and the most untouched of the Marquesas. The island is made of two volcanoes joined together..
“In those islands of pure solitude, I have found a sort of peace” wrote Jacques Brel who spent his last years in Atuona on Hiva Oa. Lying nude beside the ocean, “the garden of the..
Located more than 1700 kilometers east of Tahiti, the Gambier archipelago is a little off the beaten tourist track but its rare atmosphere of history and mystery make the trip worthwhile...
With its 48 square miles of mountains, Ua Huka is one of the smallest islands of the Marquesas. Home of the “great house” of gods overlooking the ocean, this wild and deep landscape..
Located between Rangiroa and Manihi, the Ahe atoll is slowly being discovered by visitors searching for authenticity. Up to date with technology, today Ahe has claimed its place among the..
Last Island of the northern group of the Marquesas, Ua Pou is the most populated and geologically the most recent. Basalt summits give the scenery an impressive strength, making this island..
Less than 200 kilometres from Rangiroa, the atoll of Manihi is particularly famous for its pearl farms.In their stilt-houses dotting the lagoon,one can discover the secrets of the creation..
The capital of Tahiti, Papeete will most likely provide you with your first taste of French Polynesia. The bustling city is the travel, shipping and administrative hub of the region as well..
Discovered by Pedro Fernández de Quirós in 1606, Hao, also named “the island of the arc” or “island of the harp” because of its configuration, has the shape of a crown placed on..
Located at the extreme northwest end of the Tuamotu, Mataiva is a small reticulated atoll covered with coconut trees and surrounded by islets such as Motu Teaku, better known as the “bird..
Discovered in 1595 by Spanish navigator Alvaro de Mendaña de Neira, Tahuata (“sunrise” in Marquesan) is the smallest island of the archipelago. Accessible only from Hiva Oa, this..
Takapoto embodies the dream of paradise.Named also “short chin”, this wild and idyllic atoll has no channel which explains its very preserved environment. The 10 miles long lagoon is..
“I have approached formal perfection there”, said French navigator Bernard Moitessier seized by the beauty of this oblong atoll, the furthest north of the Tuamotu archipelago with..
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