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Tahiti Vacation Packages

As the main island of French Polynesia, Tahiti is famous for its stunning beauty, with mountains, jungles and reefs, and a lively but chic island culture.

Sunny Tahiti is called the Queen of the Pacific because it's the main island of French Polynesia and the largest of its 118 archipelagos in the South Pacific. Its main city, Papeete, is the beating heart of the island and also the capital of French Polynesia, which is an overseas territory of France.

Tahiti Nui is the populated northwestern region of the island. Many visitors get around this region by taking a ride from a friendly local, but it’s also easy to rent a car and travel the coastal freeway. The southeastern section of the island is called Tahiti Iti and is only accessible by boat or on foot.

Learn about the history of the famous South Pacific black pearls at the Pearl Museum in Papeete, or go jewelry shopping at Quartier du Commerce. Find tropical fruits and handicrafts at Marché Municipal.

Tahitian cuisine mixes flavors from France and the South Pacific. Nothing comes cheap on the island, but downtown you’ll find some of the best local dishes at roulottes, the food trucks, for a few francs. Try the poisson cru, fish cured in lime juice and coconut milk, and then visit waterfront bars or attend the Les Ateliers “Te Oro” dance workshops.

See more of Tahiti’s natural charm with a hike through tropical forests to Mont Aorai, or join a jeep safari  to Mont Marau. Watch waterfalls in the Faarumai Valley. Go to Paea to visit Marae Arahurahu, an ancient Polynesian temple, which hosts the Heiva I Tahiti festival in July.  

In Punaauia, about 10 miles (16 kilometers) west of Papeete, visit the Museum of Tahiti and Her Islands to learn about the local history and see views of Moorea Island. Mataiea, 32 miles (51 kilometers) west of Papeete, is home to the Botanical Gardens with tropical plants from all over the world.

Go scuba diving or snorkeling in the clear waters around Punaauia and Papeete. If you want to stay dry while seeing the local marine life, visit the Lagoonarium. Surf is up at Teahupo’o, home to a world-famous reef break and whales from July to October.

Visitors can arrive in Tahiti via Papeete's International Airport, 4.5 miles (7 kilometers) to the southwest of the city. Flying to Tahiti requires you to first fly to Los Angeles, Honolulu or a major hub in Europe, New Zealand, South America or Northern Asia.


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Tahiti Airport Motel £85
Tahiti Airport Motel

Tahiti Airport Motel

Cite De L' Air, Faaa
     
    3.5
    of 5, from 1,142 reviews
    2.5 out of 5.0

    Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 6 miles (10 km) of Place Jacques Chirac, Black Pearl Museum and Cathedrale de L'lmmaculee Conception. Papeete Market and Port de Pape'ete are also within 6 miles (10 km).

    InterContinental Resort Tahiti £259
    InterContinental Resort Tahiti

    InterContinental Resort Tahiti

    Pointe Tata A, Faaa
       
      4.2
      of 5, from 576 reviews
      4.5 out of 5.0

      Located on the waterfront, this family-friendly resort is within 6 mi (10 km) of Place Jacques Chirac, Papeete Market, and Parc Bougainville. Black Pearl Museum and Museum of Tahiti are also within 6 miles (10 km).

      Manava Suite Resort Tahiti £212
      Manava Suite Resort Tahiti

      Manava Suite Resort Tahiti

      BP 2851 Punavai, Punaauia
         
        4.0
        of 5, from 535 reviews
        4.0 out of 5.0

        Situated on the waterfront, this spa hotel is 3 mi (4.8 km) from Museum of Tahiti and within 6 miles (10 km) of Vai'ava Beach and Mahana Park. Place Jacques Chirac and Black Pearl Museum are also within 9 miles (15 km).

        Tahiti Pearl Beach Resort £396
        Tahiti Pearl Beach Resort

        Tahiti Pearl Beach Resort

        Lafayette Beach PK7, Arue
           
          3.9
          of 5, from 236 reviews
          4.0 out of 5.0

          Nestled on the beach, this Arue hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of James Norman Hall Home, Black Sand Beach and Tomb of King Pomare V. Pointe Venus Lighthouse is 2.6 mi (4.2 km) away.

          Le Meridien Tahiti £224
          Le Meridien Tahiti

          Le Meridien Tahiti

          Bp 380595 Tamanu, Punaauia
             
            3.9
            of 5, from 612 reviews
            4.0 out of 5.0

            Located in Punaauia, this beachfront resort is in the entertainment district and within 3 mi (5 km) of Museum of Tahiti, Vai'ava Beach and Mahana Park. Punaauia Beach and Marae Arahurahu Temple are also within 6 miles (10 km).

            Hotel Sarah Nui £77
            Hotel Sarah Nui

            Hotel Sarah Nui

            BP 4354 Fare Tony, Papeete
               
              3.5
              of 5, from 608 reviews
              3.0 out of 5.0

              Situated in the business district, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Port de Pape'ete, Papeete Town Hall and Papeete Market. Black Pearl Museum and Cathedrale de L'lmmaculee Conception are also within 15 minutes.

              Ahitea Lodge £55
              Ahitea Lodge

              Ahitea Lodge

              Avenue Chef Vairaatoa Fariipiti, Papeete, Fariipiti
                 
                2.5 out of 5.0

                Situated near the beach in Papeete, this guesthouse is close to Papeete Town Hall, Port de Pape'ete and Papeete Market. Also nearby are Black Pearl Museum and Cathedrale de L'lmmaculee Conception.

                Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker £54
                Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker

                Mahana Lodge Hostel & Backpacker

                BP 44983, Papeete
                   
                  4.5
                  of 5, from 40 reviews
                  2.0 out of 5.0

                  Located in the heart of Papeete, this hostel is steps away from Papeete Market and Papeete Town Hall.

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