Just the mention of “Tahiti” or “Bora Bora” evokes visions of an idyllic, tropical paradise. The Islands of Tahiti, or French Polynesia, is filled with stunning beaches, crystal clear lagoon waters, overwater bungalows, and warm and welcoming local culture. These islands, tucked away in the South Pacific, are the place where your dreams of paradise can become a reality! Few destinations on earth can compare to its natural beauty and serenity.
Below is a short list of our favorite islands, where you will find a wide array of luxury resort accommodations, culinary delights, spa services, land & water-based activities and much more to satisfy all of your vacation desires. You can read more about French Polynesia in our Tahiti Travel Tips article, “Where is Tahiti”.
Bora Bora has been described as the center of the romantic universe. It is love at first sight! Author James Michener once wrote that Bora Bora is “the most beautiful island in the world.”
Located just across the “Sea Of Moons” from Tahiti, Moorea rises out of the ocean like a cathedral. You’ll find high, sharp green mountain peaks crowned by clouds.
Tahiti is the largest and most well-known of the 118 islands that make up French Polynesia. Papeete is its largest population center and the nation’s capital.
Tetiaroa has long been revered by Tahitians as a sacred island. Its pristine beaches and seemingly luminescent lagoon made it a perfect hideaway for Tahitian Royals.
Perhaps no island offers a better balance of preserving the serene and traditional ways of the local Tahitians while also welcoming tourists in search of luxurious white sand beaches.
Approximately 200 miles northeast of Tahiti, you will find the entrancingly peaceful atoll known as Tikehau. A magical place where the pink sands and bountiful sea life will leave you breathless.
Rangiroa is one of the world’s greatest destinations for scuba diving! It is the largest atoll in the Tuamotu Archipelago and the second largest in the world.
Prepare to experience true Polynesian enchantment upon arrival at Huahine. Its unspoiled landscape, traditional villages and slower pace make it one of Tahiti’s best-kept secrets.