Must see shopping in The Marquesas

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    Jean & Nadine Oberlin

    If you’re looking for souvenirs, stop at Jean & Nadine Oberlin, a couple from Alsace who fell in love with Hanaiapa long ago. They make lovely tapa (with…

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    Crafts Centre

    This relatively large centre has a good selection of local woodcarvings, bone earrings, pareu (sarong-type garment) and tapa, and a lot of friendly ladies…

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    Fare Artisanal

    Next to the tourist office, the fare artisanal (craft centre) is a good place to stock up on monoi (fragrant oil), necklaces, bracelets and carvings.

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    Damas Taupotini

    Master carver Damas Taupotini has a workshop across the road from Pae Pae Piki Vehine. He carves pieces from bone, wood and stone.

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    Edgar Tamarii

    Another renowned carver is Edgar Tamarii, whose workshop is located near Moana Nui hotel. He specialises in woodcarvings.

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    Crafts Centre

    Woodcarvings by 'Ua Pou masters as well as seed necklaces and other local crafts.