TAHITI is calling your name... Can you hear it?
The Island of Tahiti is quite literally an existing legend...
Playing many roles, Tahiti is French Polynesia's largest
and most glamorous tropical island- and home to its unique
capital city of Papeete.
the Island of Love,
Tahiti is shrouded in
legend and the central
character in many stories
of travel, romance and
all these stories are
grounded in fact. Most
notable is the common
referral of the word
represent all the islands
of French Polynesia. This
is incorrect. Tahiti
is in fact the largest
and most populated island
of the 118 islands and
atolls that comprise
Tahiti Polynesia and
of course the most famous.
attempts to bring fact
and realism to the "legend
of Tahiti" while
acting as your complete
guide to sensible travel,
tourism, and business
information for the
In addition, you'll
learn about Polynesia's
business and administrative
center- the fascinating
City of Papeete.
Unless you own
your own private jet
or yacht, all Tahiti
Vacations, no matter
your island choice,
start or funnel through
7 categories for Tahiti activities (outside
of Papeete) include:
with a special section for SAILING,
DIVING, surfing, snorkeling, swimming, windsurfing, waterskiing & kiteboarding.
bus & mini van tours, sunset
catamaran cruises, nightlife
& entertainment, massage services.
- ADVENTURES- deepsea
4x4 safaris, quadrunners, hiking, climbing & canyoning
FUN- golfing, camping, horseback
& cultural touring, flightseeing
& Helicopter tours
& GAMES- bicycle
walking, volleyball, tennis, swimming
(pools), local games, etc.
SERVICES & RESTAURANTS- with
arts and crafts, general merchandise, shops &
boutiques, restaurants & dining choices, and a special section on Tahitian Black Pearls.
- Also, see the POLYNESIAN EVENTS CALENDAR.
And seperate sections for
THE CITY LIMITS of PAPEETE including:
- Papeete's shopping
& general Services including Black
Pearl and jewelry shops, boutiques
& shops, general merchandise stores, Papeete's
Dining & Restaurant Options with complete details
on the food scene and the
cafe scene &
cyber cafe listings
- Also, Papeete's
nightlife & entertainment scene, details on
& clubs, dancing
and partying, billiards,
and the gambling
And there's another section for BASIC
SERVICES of the city like the post office, tourism
bureau, travel agent, etc.
- Also, see the EVENTS CALENDAR for 2007.
(More ideas in What to
What to See
4 categories for Tahiti (OUTSIDE THE
PAPEETE CITY LIMITS) include:
& GENERAL POINTS OF INTEREST-
Parks & botanical gardens, ancient Maraes
& archeological sights, cathedrals & churches,
watching surfers, museum info, and a special CIRCLE
ISLAND TOURING selection.
ACTIVITIES & ATTRACTIONS- Lagoonarium,
Restaurant Belvedere, more...
- ARTISTS, CRAFTSMEN
& OTHER SPECIALISTS- unique local
artists & craftsmen, Polynesian art galleries,
tattoo artists, etc.
- Also, see the EVENTS
CALENDAR for 2007.
And 4 categories for sights (WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS
OF PAPEETE) include:
& GENERAL POINTS OF INTEREST- museums, daily marketplace, churches & cathedrals,
ACTIVITIES & ATTRACTIONS- Robert Wan Pearl Museum,
CRAFTSMEN & OTHER SPECIALISTS- arts
and crafts, city art galleries, tattoo shops,
painters, magicians, etc.
- Also, see the EVENTS
CALENDAR for 2007.
Where to Stay
Tahiti island's quality lodging
MAPS & MORE...
A bank of information
specific to Tahiti and
her history filled city
a unique city, location, weather
(& when to travel), tradewinds & cyclones, beaches, nudity,
- Also, info on: Fauna
(wildlife in general), marine
life, dogs, crabs,
& Flora (plants &
- Also, MAPS of the island and surrounding region.
Here & Around
All the travel choices and details:
- International Airlines, Charter flights &
Helicopters, Sailing or Cruising
vessels, smaller boats and private charters, and a special section on the Tahiti Faa'a International airport...
- Also, inter-island shuttle details,
taxi & limousine services, Le' Truck, rental cars, bicycles,
- With: direct access to our Travel
agent & more.
Boating, & Marine info.
Tahiti is the Yachting center for all
the islands of the South Pacific:
News & General Information
Current news, general information,
and the basics for all the islands of Tahiti Polynesia:
- General info & the basics: customs
& foreign exchange rates, marriage
requirements, telephone services, medical
situation for foreigners (getting jobs).
- Plus, a general
resource index for useful numbers & contacts, LATEST
NEWS UPDATES, and more...
Specialized tips on traveling to
Tahiti and her surrounding islands includes:
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