The Tahiti Traveler - Travel guide of the islands of Tahiti

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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    July 6, 2016
    Heiva the heart of Polynesian rhythms

    The Heiva, literally “celebration” has already started in Bora Bora and is poised to conquer Papeete at the To’ata square transformed into vast scenes in open air. A grand event significant to the Polynesians, the Heiva is the perfect opportunity … Continue reading

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    July 6, 2016
    The M/S Paul Gauguin, Cruising French Polynesia

    The M/S Paul Gauguin cruises ranks as the 2nd best Polynesian cruise for readers of Travel + Leisure 2015 as well as in the Condé Nast Traveler’s Magazine 2015 rankings. It has become a must for cruise travelers and has … Continue reading

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    June 3, 2016
    Rangiroa, live like “Robinson Crusoe”, the 5-star way

    Rangiroa, the largest atoll in the Tuamotu archipelago of French Polynesia, blends the perfectly radiant and untouched beauty of the lagoons of French Polynesia with the development of tourism both coherent and absolutely luxurious. Visitors come here from all over … Continue reading

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    June 3, 2016
    Miss Tahiti, for the love of “the Miss”

    On June 24, Polynesians elect their most beautiful “vahine” in the Miss Tahiti beauty pageant. We will discover on this occasion who will represent French Polynesia in the next election of Miss France. A very popular pageant followed by all … Continue reading

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    May 6, 2016
    Clean Energy: when the big blue sees green!

    A multitude of signs attest to real environmental awareness in French Polynesia. Seen in the Leeward island of Raiatea, a brand new model of catamaran powered by solar energy alone will soon be on its test maiden voyage! Evidence that … Continue reading

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    May 6, 2016
    Discover the Marquesas in 3 easy lessons …

    The exposition at the Quai Branly Museum in Paris featuring Marquesan art has created a sensation in the French metropolitan press … “The Marquesas : queen of the beautiful iles“, as Paris Match would so describe it.  While Le Monde … Continue reading