Tahti, French Polynesia

Tahiti, is the largest island in French Polynesia. It is located on the archipelago in the central Southern Pacific Ocean.  It is shaped like a figure-8 and divided into Tahiti Nui which is the larger western section and Tahiti Iti, the eastern peninsula. 

Major Attractions:

  • Overwater bungalows: Do not miss to take at least a glimpse of an overwater bungalow, if visiting Tahiti. French Polynesia is famous for these idyllic ocean huts.
  • Three Waterfalls: Also known as Les Trois Cascades or the Faarumai Waterfalls are beautiful waterfalls requiring a trek through the lush rainforest.
  • La Plage de Maui: It takes its name from Hawaii and one of the only white sand beaches on Tahiti Nui.

Hotels:

  • Sofitel Moorea la Ora Beach Resort: A 5-star hotel where you can get pampered at the full-service spa or have fun activities like snorkeling and scuba diving.
  • Inter Continental Resort: A 4-star hotel where you can relax the day at beach with umbrellas and loungers.
  • Hotel Tahiti Nui: A 4-star hotel with an outdoor pool and a spa tub. The place also offers full-service spa and a restaurant.

Restaurants:

  • LO ALA Bouche: You get a warm and romantic ambience throughout the restaurant serving dishes made with freshly caught sea food.
  • LE COCO’S: It is one of the most romantic dining spots in Tahiti.
  • LE CARRE: The restaurant has low lighting and stylish décor with French cuisine.

Foods:

  • Poe: It is a dessert from the vegetable taro with coconut milk sauce.
  • Fafaru: It is a fish dish marinated in fermented seawater.
  • Poisson Cru: A favorite seafood dish of the people of island.

Travel Info:

Faa’a International Airport is the main airport here. All international flights land here. To get around the place you can take cars or opt for ferry or cruise ships.