Le Tahiti

The Islands of Tahiti are OPEN and there is very minor instance of the pandemic. As of Sep 29, the USA had 2,549,268 active case while French Polynesia only has 290. The Islands of Tahiti are ideal for social distancing. After spending one night in Papeete you can then travel to Moorea, Bora Bora and Taha’a. Staying at resorts that are boutique in size when compared to mega resorts of Hawaii, Mexico or the Caribbean. Even at its busiest, Tahiti receives the same number visitors per year as Hawaii in a single week!

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The Museum of Tahiti is located just outside Punaauia. Next, drive to the Paul Gauguin Museum for the Gauguin display as well as the magnificent view of Tahiti Iti. You can spend another day in Tahiti by taking a cross-island 4WD tour that takes you to the most important natural and historical sights on this fascinating island. Our Specialists can help you get the most from a short stay on Tahiti. Bora Bora is just a short flight away from Tahiti. Renowned for its magical blue lagoons and luxury bungalows, the Island is a haven of lush valleys, white sandy beaches and tropical coral.

There is also the chance to visit an historic site or two. Moorea has excellent snorkelling and diving, plenty of water sports activities and an 18-hole golf course too. You are in for a special treat if holidaying on Moorea from mid June to mid July; that’s the time of the annual Heiva Festival with its special French Polynesian singing, dancing and sports.

Although the Tuamotu Islands can be reached in 60 minutes by plane from Papeete (about 60 minutes), it is a completely different experience. The Society Islands that are the most popular tourist islands are what are known as “high” islands due to their mountainous interiors. Rangiroa and Manihi, Fakarava, Fakarava, Rangiroa and Tikehau are all completely different.

Is Tahiti tourist friendly?

Nuku Hiva is the second biggest island in French Polynesia and has the third biggest waterfall in world at 350 metres high. The airport at Nuku Hiva can be found on the opposite side to the main settlement Taiohae. Transfer time between them is approximately 90 minutes. It takes you through some of most spectacular scenic spots on the Island. The 36-metre-long and 13.8-metre wide catamaran “Haumana”, which measures 13.8 metres in length, offers 2 cruises on Rangiroa Lagoon. The choice is either the 3 night Blue Lagoon Cruise which departs Wednesday, or the 4 night Pink Sand Cruise departing Saturday.

Is the US currency accepted in Tahiti

For those seeking a less-expensive option, we can assist with suggestions of resorts that will deliver a less expensive option. Staying in a modest resort property is one of the best things about a Bora Bora vacation. It is within walking distance to shops, supermarkets, and cafes where locals shop and dine. The Tikehau Pearl Beach Resort, located on Motu Tiano is a small islet on the coral reef. The resort is nested in a coconut plantation bordered by a beautiful white and pink sandy beach that you will reach after a 20 minutes transfer by boat.