Wishing to travel to the islands of Tahiti? Or just looking for information about the islands of French Polynesia?

You will find helpful information in this travel guide written by local people living in Papeete (Tahiti). This website includes a complete directory of Tahiti hotels, guest houses (also called family pensions) and excursions with descriptions, photos and full contact information.



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  • ©La Depeche de Tahiti
    May 5, 2015
    Ukulele: Tahiti breaks the World Record!

    They were precisely 4792 ukulele players, officially recorded, to perform all together the song « Bora Bora » at the Toa’ta Arena in Papeete, on April 11th, during this 1st Ukulele Festival. They created the world’s largest ever Ukulele ensemble! The record, … Continue reading

  • New 5000 CFP (since 2014)
    May 5, 2015
    The history of the Pacific Franc

    The Pacific Franc, also known as CFP franc is a recent currency, created on December 25, 1945 by the General de Gaulle for French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna and the New Hebrides (now Vanuatu).  While the dollar was … Continue reading

  • ©Danee Hazama-Tahiti Tourisme
    March 31, 2015
    Polynesian beauty secrets

    In French Polynesia, you are always surrounded by a lush and generous nature, from which people, since their origins, managed to extract natural recipes and beauty secrets. Those ancestral traditions continue nowadays, very few have been modified and adapted to modern life. All around … Continue reading

  • Earth Hour Tahitian warrior
    March 31, 2015
    Earth Hour Tahiti 2015

    During 1 hour, on March 28th 2015 at 8:30 pm Tahiti and Moorea turned their lights off like other millions people did around the world. More than just a simple lights off event, it is a symbolic way of saying … Continue reading

  • Temple Kanti © Sinitong
    March 3, 2015
    The Chinese community in Tahiti : 150 years of History.

    The Chinese community in Tahiti just celebrated the start of the Goat/Sheep New Year and is now about to celebrate 150 years of presence in French Polynesia. Everything started in 1865, when about 300 Chinese (Hakka and Punti) arrived from … Continue reading

  • ©BenThouard_Tahiti Tourisme
    February 27, 2015
    Associations for Protection of Nature

    French Polynesia’s territory which is as big as Europe hosts thousands of natural treasures of flora and fauna, marine and land species, protected animals, rare birds, endemic plants, giant ocean creatures, microscopic fish… This rich but fragile ecosystem must coexist … Continue reading