Why I love French Polynesia

It's not just because it's the most beautiful place on Earth. No, really. I love French Polynesia for the sound of rain on a tin roof, the smell of tiare taina gardenias in November, the floral taste of a perfect mango, the silky warmth of the ocean, a sea turtle swimming peacefully below me, the gift of a flower hei (flower necklace) from a friend, the tapping of a toere (hollowed-out piece of wood) drum in the... Read More

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$1707.35 Boating & cruises

7-Day Private Sailing Cruise from Raiatea to Bora Bora

Cruise through the Leeward Islands on a private sailing cruise and discover the islands of Raiatea, Taha’a and Bora Bora. With a maximum of 4 guests, you’ll sail in comfort aboard a 49-foot luxury sailboat. As this is a private charter, your captain and on board host who is also a qualified dive instructor, will customize the itinerary to suit you. You can choose to do as much or as little as you like. Scuba diving and snorkelling equipment is available on board and other optional activities including hiking and island visits can be arranged (at an additional cost).

$2314.16 Small group tours

10-Day Sailing Cruise from Huahine to Bora Bora Including Taha'a and Raiatea

Spend 10 nights cruising the Leeward Islands aboard a luxury sailboat and discover the island of Huahine and its beautiful beaches, Taha'a and its magnificent coral garden, Raiatea, the "sacred" island, and Bora Bora and its fabulous lagoon. With a maximum of 4 guests, enjoy the comfort and the peaceful rythm of cruising and sailing. The exact program will be worked out each day depending on your requirements and weather conditions. Lots of activities are available including scuba diving (equipment and instructor on board), snorkeling, hikes and beach, visit.

$2784.38 Small group tours

10-Day Diving and Sailing Cruise from Huahine to Bora Bora

Spend 10 days sailing from Huahine to Bora Bora aboard a private luxury sailboat. During the 10 days you can choose to do as much or as little as you like, your on board crew will help you design your program to suit you. On this cruise there is a focus on diving with ten dives per person included allowing you to explore underwater world of the Leeward Islands. Discover Huahine and its grey sharks, Taha'a's yellow coral, Raiatea with its sharks, eagle rays, and a wreck from the year 1900 and finally Bora Bora with its manta rays and lemon sharks. With a maximum of 4 guests, enjoy the comfort and the peaceful rythm of diving and sailing.

$419.84 Boating & cruises

Private Bora Bora Lagoon Cruse with Optional BBQ Picnic Lunch on a Motu

Discover your own underwater paradise on this private cruise of Bora Bora’s snorkeling hotspots. Lounge on the deck of your private vessel as you glide around the Pacific island, stopping off to swim in glittering lagoons and snorkel amid colorful corals and schools of tropical fish. Choose from either a 3- or 6-hour cruise, with or without lunch, and keep a look out for stingrays and blacktip reef sharks.