The fantastical landscape of your French Polynesian honeymoon itinerary surpasses your daydreams, with secluded thatched-roof bungalows overlooking the sapphire waters of the South Pacific. The sounds of a gentle ukulele offer a morning serenade. In the evening, you watch fire-jugglers, and traditional dancers perform on the soft sands of the beach to the rhythms of beating drums. Colorful fish glow against the artistic formations of the sprawling coral. Mountains crown the islands with remnants...
Papeete – A Slice of Island Paradise
The lush palms and tall grasses of Papeete shimmer with emerald hues as your flight descends into the airport. The Pacific Ocean shimmers with iridescent indigo colors, as thatched-roof huts rise out of the jetties along the marina. Boat masts wade in the gentle waters as the palm trees rustle in the calm breeze. Your flight arrives at Faa’a International Airport. Colorful impressionist works by famous French painter Gauguin decorate the airy galleries in the eponymous museum. Dramatic wooden Tikis rise out of the lavish gardens and entertain visitors with ancient myths and tales warning people not to move the unforgettable carved artworks.
The aroma of sweet salt water permeates the air. The bustling life of the Papeete Market creates a swirl of color emanating from handmade sarongs and shell necklaces, woven hats, and the array of produce picked from the trees and bushes around the countryside. The sweet, juicy aroma of coconuts and pineapples drifts beneath the banisters, leading locals to the aisles of fishmongers and butchers. Pearl shops line the lanes of the upstairs and caves offer rich espressos and vivacious, citrusy smoothies. Your private transfer greets you at customs and escorts you to a secluded resort, offering you the romance of a private view of the lapping water and the charm of slow-paced island life blending the essential cultures of the islands of French Polynesia.
Papeete – Adventure to the Center of Paradise
Moorea – Romance in Moorea
Moorea – Sharing in the Experience
Moorea – Scenery of the Volcanic Landscape
Bora Bora – The Twin Peaks of Bora Bora
Bora Bora – A Day in the Sea
Bora Bora – On the Roads of Bora Bora
Taha’a – Private Island Influence
Taha’a – Perfect Island Morning
Taha’a – A Pearl of the South Pacific
Raiatea – At the Edge of the Honeymoon
- Relish the beauty of the coral gardens around the islands of French Polynesia while snorkeling in search of remarkable fish and Manta Rays
- Enjoy a romantic room service breakfast at your overwater bungalow brought to you via canoe and accentuated by the sounds of a ukulele
- Experience the island lifestyle of Bora Bora on a leisurely bike ride around the coastal roads
- Venture into the hills and jungle terrain of the interior island of Moorea on an adventurous 4x4 jeep expedition
- Visit the main town of Papeete on Tahiti to visit the main market and experience the mixture of French Polynesian island culture
- Delight in the romance of luxurious resorts and spas on secluded beaches across French Polynesia
- Indulge in the romance of a sunset cruise around the shores of the isolated island of Taha’a
- Play with dolphins and wander along exotic blossoming gardens on the gorgeous island of Moorea
- Relax with a couple’s spa treatment in view of sapphire waters and emerald jungle terrain on Bora Bora
The honeymoon of your dreams in French Polynesia becomes a reality during your 12-day Moorea, Bora Bora, Taha’a, and Tahiti itinerary. Your romantic adventure begins with your arrival in Papeete, the main town on the island of Tahiti. Your private transfer greets you at the airport and escorts you to a private resort overlooking the black sands of the tranquil island. The remainder of the day is yours to relax on the serene beach, linger in the waters of the quiet pool, or visit the vibrant marketplace in the heart of town that combines the island cultures from across French Polynesia.
The next morning, you travel into the heart of the jungle terrain on a private 4x4 excursion in search of waterfalls, lagoons, and spectacular island views. Your private transfer greets you at the hotel and leads you on a short ferry ride to the island of Moorea. The tropical mountain landscape drops into stunning valleys. You arrive in the comforts of your beachside resort with a stroll through the exotic gardens connected to the nearly 20 acres of the property. Then, you visit the Moorea Dolphin Center for insight into the behavior of the dolphins. Continue your exploration of the island gardens and enjoy the aromas of a historical vanilla plantation.
Take to the mountains for pristine views and a fun adventure while on a scenic jeep safari in search of flora, avifauna, and panoramas, eventually ending at a pineapple distillery. Next, you fly from Moorea to Bora Bora. Your private transfer escorts you along the water to a narrow islet off the coast of the main island framed by a lagoon to the west and the South Pacific to the east. Upon arriving at your resort, you can partake in a couple’s spa treatment to ease into the unforgettable luxury of the island. Dive into the ocean to snorkel amongst the coral, schools of fish, and giant manta rays. In the evening, you have a romantic couple’s dinner, listening to the water lap against the beach.
Circle the coastal roads and discover hidden coves or inland trails on a full-day bicycle tour of Bora Bora to enjoy the island at your preferred pace. You travel to the island of Raiatea and continue by private boat to the small atoll of Taha’a. Your stunning overwater-bungalow offers pristine views of the horizon and images of the palm forest lining the sands. The remainder of the day is at your leisure to bask in the beauty of your resort and the life of Taha’a.
Wake up to the sounds of the ukulele and a romantic room service breakfast brought to you via canoe. In the afternoon, you explore a family-owned vanilla plantation and pearl farm. Treasure a day of drift snorkeling that takes you from the shoreline over the coral gardens near your resort. In the afternoon, you take to the water on a catamaran for a private sunset cruise offering the best views of the sky, island, and water. On the final day, your private transfer escorts you back to the Raiatea Airport for your flight home.
$3,595 per person (excluding international flights)
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