A soon to be inaugurated Conrad Bora Bora Nui

To mark the prestigious opening of Conrad Bora Bora Nui. E-Tahiti Travel invites you to discover this haven of luxury, an ideal place to enjoy the magic of the lagoon of Bora Bora and its glorious sunset. Bora Bora, pearl of the Pacific, is graced by the presence of one of the largest luxury hotel…

The Hidden face of the Tiki

It is impossible to miss this artistic and spiritual emblem during your stay in Tahiti and her islands … The tiki is everywhere. Yet, its silence is deafening! Nevertheless, listen…observe; it may be hiding one of the keys to the many Polynesian myths … A rich exhibition at the Musée de Tahiti and her islands…

French Polynesia, whale sanctuary

In the heart of Austral winter in the South Pacific, flowers the AETE, also called “whale tree”. From the Austral islands to the Marquesas, passing by the Gambier archipelago, the Society Islands and the Tuamotu Archipelago, the humpback whales arrive in Polynesian waters for their yearly migration … On a calm day, during the season,…

Poe Rava, a pearl named desire

On the Boulevard Pomare, on the seafront of Papeete, one finds the “Musée de la Perle” a museum dedicated the Emperor of the pearl, Robert Wan, one who has made his fortune and reputation of this illustrious gem. The museum is an ideal place to discover the mysteries of the famous Tahitian pearl. The pearl…

French Polynesia, at the whim of the winds

Each year, hundreds of sea faring folk leave the European continent by sea to brave 2 of the world’s most beautiful oceans, the Atlantic and the Pacific. Most of them are moved by the beauty of the Polynesian water, the center of world traveling sailors. And like them, how would you like to discover French…

Discovering the Polynesian Mana

French Polynesia has recently devoted an extensive publicity campaign on Tahiti and her “Mana Islands”. Another way of saying that, beyond picturesque postcards and overwater bungalows, the ancestral Polynesian culture is in itself an undeniable fascination. But what is this famous Polynesian mana? Mana, a word that can be found in accounts of early anthropologists…