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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  • Poster of the Heive 2015
    June 24, 2015
    The Heiva i Tahiti: a cultural event bringing Polynesian people together.

    Every July, for more than 130 years, Tahiti hosts the greatest competition of traditional dance and song worldwide.  The Heiva is a major popular event, much awaited every year by Polynesian people to gather together! Let’s discover this magical event. … Continue reading

  • Poster of the TMS RDV
    June 24, 2015
    The Tahiti-Moorea Sailing RDV

    The Tahiti-Moorea Sailing RDV is  organized by Archipelagoes and Latitude 38 magazine. This annual event  brings together sailors from all the oceans for a stopover in French Polynesia. This friendly rally helps the promotion of traditional sailing and water sports. … Continue reading

  • legend of the coconut tree
    May 29, 2015
    Legend of the coconut tree

    The coconut tree, an asset for the Polynesians: When you think coconut tree , you always think holyday, travel, paradise, island, get some rest under the sun and maybe on a hamock in between two coconut tree. Far from these … Continue reading

  • Poster of the Graffiti festial in Tahiti
    May 29, 2015
    Ono’u : the international graffiti festival in Tahiti.

    Tahiti, island paradise, shares with us some new treasures. If you go through the town of Papeete, you will probably see some unexpected Streets art, huge colorful graffiti mural. Graffiti, so far not well knew and often likened to the … Continue reading

  • ©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