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Best Time to Visit Tahiti

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The best time to visit Tahiti is between May and October, the island’s dry season, when the weather is perfect for enjoying the beach and there is little rain.

Your ideal vacation dates will change depending on your travel preferences and expectations, but the dry season remains the best time to visit Tahiti for great weather and to escape the crowds. During these months travelers can enjoy the sun-washed beaches, crystal-clear seas, and illustrious atolls of the island and French Polynesia.

We share everything you need to know about the best time to visit Tahiti, depending on your preferred travel goals, who you will be with, and what you can expect from the French Polynesian island.

Overview

  1. Best Time for Great Weather
  2. Best Time for Families with Children
  3. Best Time to Avoid the Crowds
  4. Best Time for Couples or Honeymooners
  5. Book for the Best Time in Tahiti

Best Time for Great Weather

Tiare flower on a sunny day in Tahiti

Tahiti on a sunny day

Best Months: May | June | July | August | September | October

The dry season months of May through October are the best time to visit Tahiti on vacation if you wish to enjoy great weather. During this time average temperatures range from the upper-60s to the mid-80s Fahrenheit.

These conditions are perfectly suited for beach getaways in the French Polynesian region and seaside experiences in Tahiti. You can stroll along the sun-kissed shores and look out across the sapphire sea without a single cloud in the sky as you soak up the tropical charms of Tahiti’s breathtaking beaches.

Best Time for Families with Children

Bike ride in Thaiti

Tahiti Island

Best Months: May | June | July | August | September | October

Tahiti is the perfect place for a tropical family vacation and the best time to visit the island for families with children is in the dry season of May to October.

The reason this time is particularly appealing to families with children is that there is less humidity than in the wet season. In saying so, outdoor adventures across the island and water sports on its spectacular beaches are comfortable for children of all ages.

By visiting during the fringe months of this season you can avoid crowds that typically gather between July and August.

Best Time to Avoid the Crowds

Ocean view in Tahiti

Tahiti Island

Best Months: May | June | September | October

The best time to avoid the crowds on a vacation to Tahiti is during the months of May, June, September, and October. These fall within the popular dry season, but lie on the cusp of the peak travel season of July and August.

When traveling during these months adventurers can find quieter beaches to swim in the gorgeous seas, partake in thrilling island activities that are usually overrun with tourists, and enjoy the benefit of great accommodation and tour deals, as the Tahiti tourism industry looks to attract visitors.

Best Time for Couples or Honeymooners

Beautiful and romantic beach in Tahiti

Tahiti Island

Best Months: May | June | July | August | September | October

Any time within the dry season of May through October will be the perfect time to visit Tahiti for couples or honeymooners. During this season the weather is superb and the sunshine will invite you to explore the island’s best beaches and hidden coves.

If you travel during the months of May, June, September, and October you will be treated to experiences without major crowds. During these months couples can embrace the pleasure of Tahiti when the sparkling shores are quiet, the island activities are free of overwhelming crowds, and the glamorous resorts offer incredible honeymoon specials.

Learn more: Best Tahiti Honeymoon Packages

Book for the Best Time in Tahiti

Paradise beach view in Tahiti

Tahiti Island

The best time to visit Tahiti on vacation is during the dry season months of May through October, when the weather is perfect for exploring the golden beaches, you can escape the immense crowds, and accommodations and tours offer reasonable packages and deals.

If you wish to spend your vacation on the sunbathed beaches of Tahiti, then check out our sample itineraries on our Tahiti Vacations or chat with a Tahiti travel specialist to learn more. Feel free to learn more about planning your custom trip by calling us at 1-888-265-9707 to speak with a Travel Care Specialist about your tropical getaway to Tahiti.

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