More than just a tropical paradise, Polynesia is a land of romance, myths and legends and its many archeological sites bear witness to the glory of the ancestral Maohi culture. The Islands of Tahiti have always been a source of inspiration for poets, writers and artists, and a place of adventure for whale hunters, traders, deserters, sailors and explorers.
THE MYSTIQUE OF THE ISLANDS OF TAHITI
WELL-BEING & SPA
The Islands of Tahiti are one immense spa and the clear warm waters in the lagoons are a therapy all on their own. For further relaxation, most of the luxury hotels and cruise ships offer traditional massages and a large range of health and beauty treatments. The idyllic scenery and exotic surroundings make The Islands of Tahiti the ideal destination to relax, unwind and let yourself be pampered.
The celebrated poisson cru au lait de coco from The Islands of Tahiti is the flagship of Polynesian cuisine. Fresh fish and vegetables mixed with coconut milk and a squeeze of lemon. A recipe that’s guaranteed to make your mouth water. Fresh produce is the essential ingredient of Tahitian cooking, with vanilla and freshly pressed coconut milk providing the added flavor. See the Gastronomy page for some typical Tahitian recipies.
Calm lagoons, beautiful weather and warm winds make The Islands of Tahiti one of the best places in the world for diving. In the passes, divers can enjoy the thrill of swimming with the big fish – blacktip sharks, gray sharks and manta rays, as well as an incredible variety of small tropical fish.
Usually black, but also eggplant, green, gray and even white, the Tahitian Pearl fascinates with its infinite palette of colors. As a necklace, an earring, a ring or a bracelet, the Tahitian pearl will undoubtedly sublimate the person who wears it. Discover all the secrets of this jewel…
Discover the magic of The Islands of Tahiti with its overwater bungalows, delicious cuisine and the most beautiful scenery in the world.
THE SECRET TREASURES OF THE ISLANDS OF TAHITI
The best known destinations in French Polynesia are Tahiti, Moorea and Bora Bora. But some of the greatest treasures in The Islands of Tahiti are Huahine, Raiatea, Taha’a, Maupiti, the atolls of the Tuamotu Islands, the Austral Islands and the Marquesas Islands. Each has its own unique character, and each is a veritable treasure waiting to be discovered.
THE TUAMOTU ISLANDS
The Tuamotu Islands are a shimmering galaxy of atolls and islands that lie to the northeast of the Society Islands. The magnificent atolls of Rangiroa, Manihi, Tikehau and Fakarava are perfect for lovers of all watersports, especially diving and deep sea fishing.
Known as the ultimate romantic destination for honeymooners, The Islands of Tahiti are also the perfect setting for a truly unforgettable wedding.
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