50 shades of blue in Bora Bora

The green touch For several decades now, the Pearl of the Pacific has cultivated its originality with a certain audacity. Bora Bora has the most beautiful hotels in French Polynesia and, without a doubt, one of the most magical lagoons in the Pacific. Although, one asks the question of how to overcome the demanding challenge…

Wide-angle view of the Sea turtles

Did you know? The Polynesian lagoons are true sanctuaries for marine turtles, which are here strictly protected. It is not uncommon to cross a green turtle or a hawksbill turtles while diving and even during snorkeling the numerous coral gardens. Dive into the Ecological Center of Le Méridien Bora Bora While there are many marine…

7 little known facts to know before travelling to Tahiti and its islands

You probably know Tahiti and its islands are located in the Pacific Ocean, that we’re under the French Authority and that we have the most amazing turquoise lagoons, right? But, if you’re planning to come our way and haven’t research the destination, don’t worry; I’ve got it covered. Here’s a list of 7 things you…

The International Marathon of Tahiti -Moorea

The scenic marathon…by the sea, under the coconut trees The deep bays on the north coast of Moorea attract hundreds of seafarers from all over the world each year.  In Moorea, they find idyllic and peaceful anchorage. It would indeed take an exceptional event to distract the tranquility of the sister island, away from the…

The Pearl Beach Resort in Tikehau

Off the beaten track The Tikehau atoll in the Tuamotu is one of the last known santuaries in the South Pacific of the lori nonnette,  or scientifically known as the Vini peruviana,  or Lori bleu de Tahiti, an endemic bird with a purple blue coat with silver streaks and an orange beak.  For ornithologists and…

The International Oceanic Film Festival

The FIFO 2017 FIFO. Four letters and a universe of faces and landscapes that portray Oceania today. The best of directors are present in Tahiti for this week’s festival to present their best cinematographic work. From Australia to Hawaii, via Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Polynesia and so many other small “island” states, Oceania…