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Guide of the island of Tahiti (French Polynesia)

Tahiti is a natural tourist paradise belonging to France, it is considered as the Island with the largest extension of French Polynesia. With its tropical climate it offers perfect combination of beaches, sea, green life and nature In general, it is a place that inspires rest, adventure and different experiences related to the environment, the intense green, the turquoise blue of its waters and all its species make this place special and different.

In Tahiti and its islands there is a wide variety of routes, ecological trails, nature reserves, historical sites full of culture, tradition and customs, discover all the mysteries that surround this place It is something very interesting that undoubtedly explains why so much beauty and cultural, social and economic development.

As data to take into account, Tahiti has French as its official language, its capital is Papeete and its lands were of great inspiration for artists such as Paul Gaugin and Robert Louis Stevenson, along the route you will be able to know many curiosities that are housed Throughout the place, each site has something to tell and something to have fun with to make this an adventure where different emotions are combined with new teachings, once you are in Tahiti you will let yourself be conquered by its people, its beauty, its nature and each of its activities that will undoubtedly leave an unforgettable memory. 

Why should I visit the Island?

If you like paradisiac places de clear water, White sand beaches full of color and Wilder nature, Tahiti will be your dream destination.

To those of us who love the beach, the sun and the good weather, we like nothing more than to wake up and lift the blind the blue sky outside. This is a routine on this island where, sure, the stay will be short for everything you have to see...

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How to get to Tahiti?

The best way to get to Tahiti is by air, most of the world's airlines do not have direct trips to this destination, that is why the most recommended is to make a trip to France and from there a direct one to Tahiti.

The prices of the flights usually vary depending on the season, the schedule and the type of comforts that are wanted for the trip, it is possible to find some of low cost especially when there are additional flights.

Another option to get to Tahiti is by sea, however it is little used for remote places, this is used a lot to communicate some islands with others through yachts and cruise ships.

What places should be visited in Tahiti?

Tahiti - Snorkeling, French Polynesia
Tahiti - Snorkeling, French Polynesia (c) Can Stock Photo

The main tourist attractions of Tahiti focus on plans related to the environment and rest, its beaches are the most visited as well as different green areas, let's see the specific places most visited and preferred by tourists:

  • Notre Dame Cathedral: it was built in 1875 and has a great historical and architectural value, its beauty is worthy of admiration since it combines old and modern details which give it a very special touch.
  • La Taharaa gorge: it is a unique place where you can observe the afternoon in a very special way, it allows you to see the panoramic view from the coast of Papeete passing through the mountains that complement the perfect sunset image.
  • Tahiti from the air: an experience that makes you see the island in a different way is through a helicopter overflight.
  • Museum of Tahiti and its islands: founded in 1974 and contains more than four thousand pieces of art in constant exhibition.
  • Gauguin Museum: place where the works that the artist made while he lived on the Island.
  • Venus Point Beach: beach in black sand and hot water.
  • Toaroto Plage: beautiful beach with great marine life, clear blue waters ideal for diving and white beach.

There are many other places that you can visit and that like these allow you to do different activities related to diving, water sports, sport fishing, yacht tours, the beauty of its mountains, trails and much more than in combination They make a perfect place for a well-deserved rest in family or couple plan.

What are the means of transportation in Tahiti?

In the interior of Thaiti we may need a means of transport to get from one place to another, luckily the place has bus lines and taxis that are available to all for any time of need.

Buses go through the main places and are easy to use, taxis are a great option for comfort and accuracy in the place.

Another option is to rent different types of cars, among which are the 4 × 4 or the Scooter, this option can be expensive and requires many safety measures.

In some parts of the island there are still bike and horseback rides, the experience in these media can be something very special that can be used for great experiences.

What can you eat in Tahiti?

Tahiti - Bungalows on the water, French Polynesia
Tahiti - Bungalows on the water, French Polynesia (c) Can Stock Photo

In Tahiti we can find a wide variety of dishes that combine food for all tastes, however the prices are usually very high and finding cheap rates is very difficult.

Something that is very attractive for tourists is the combination of gastronomic traditions from countries such as France, China and Tahitiana where the flavors are highlighted by the good seasoning and the special way in which the dish is served.

There are different fish preparations, among which the mahi mahi (dorado), bluefin tuna, and swordfish stand out. Also reef fish (grouper, snapper, parrotfish, among others) and delicious shrimp, prawns and lobsters.

In addition to this, for those who do not like fish, there are delicious preparations with lamb and cow meats imported from New Zealand.

Chickens, ducks and different birds to which the French flavor is applied and in general are made in different preparations.

The variety of food and good seasoning is something that you will conquer since each recipe has a unique and simply delicious flavor.

In addition to the special dishes we can find appetizers, salads, sandwiches, various pasta preparations and much more.

Going shopping in Tahiti

In Tahiti it is possible to find different shops that combine the crafts made by the islanders with the exclusive brands boutiques, depending on the type of tastes the tourist can go to buy different gifts, souvenirs, accessories, necklaces and details made on the basis of shells and snails .

One of the most desired and exclusive purchases are the pearls of Tahiti, they are very fine pearls used in the most expensive jewelries.

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