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South Pacific - Tahiti Islands

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Swimming in Crystal Clear Waters, Tikehau, Tahiti

Located in the Pacific Ocean, The Islands of Tahiti are a mythical destination. The mention of Tahiti calls to mind visions of an idyllic island paradise with perfectly clear blue waters and the unique and original over-water bungalows.  Once you visit, you'll discover that your imagination isn't too off the mark. Secluded, tropical and lush, these islands are a universe where dreams meet reality.

  • Day 1 - Arrive Papeete and connect to Air Tahiti flight to Moorea, home for 3 nights.  On arrival you will be met and taken to the Manava Beach Resort.  The Manava Beach Resort & Spa Moorea is nestled on the island shore, just by the village of Maharepa in an ideal location, near the majestic Cook's Bay and the Golf of Moorea.
  • Day 2 - Enjoy an exciting ATV tour, discovering the islands beautiful landscapes. Visit the Agricultural College where you'll discover a variety of plants native to these Polynesian islands. Stop at a pineapple plantation, and traverse and explore Moorea's "Magic Mountain," the "Belvedere Lookout", Opunohu Bay and Cooks Bay.
  • Day 3  - Enjoy a 2-hour guided snorkeling and ray feeding excursion in the warm waters of Moorea. You`ll encounter a variety of marine life. Interact with stingrays in their natural habitat, and have a chance to feed them!
  • Day 4 - Enjoy a scenic flight out to Bora Bora, on arrival at the airport you will be whisked away by boat to the laid-back luxury of the Pearl Beach Resort and Spa.  Indulge in a stay in one of the original over-water bungalows where you can swim off your deck in crystal clear waters and feed the fish through your glass topped coffee table.
  • Day 5 - Relax and enjoy your spectacular surroundings, borrow a snorkel mask and enjoy the coral and marine life, take out a paddle board or snooze the afternoon away on your bungalows over-water deck.
  • Day 6  - Embark on a unique snorkeling adventure with four different stops around the island. You`ll snorkel in the most preserved and vibrant coral gardens of the lagoon and encounter a rich variety of marine life including anemone fish, moray eels, and the beautiful and graceful Manta rays and Eagle rays.
  • Day 7 - Time to check out and return to the mainland today to connect with your onward flight home.
Bora Bora, Tahiti
Evening Cruise, Tahiti
Trekking in Moorea, Tahiti


The charming Manava Beach Resort & Spa maintains a boutique hotel feel and exudes the warm, welcoming ambiance characteristic of French Polynesia. Located on the northeast coast, this resort is only ten minutes from the airport and fifteen minutes from the ferry dock, meaning it still delivers on convenience while supplying a feeling of seclusion.

The resort offers a range of spacious garden rooms, beach-front suites and romantic over-water villas, creating an atmosphere where both couples and families can peacefully coexist. Each over-water bungalow provides a large sun deck with direct access to the lagoon for incredible snorkeling, while each garden bungalow features a backyard with private plunge pool. The resort is also home to the largest infinity pool on the island. Other guest amenities include a poolside bar and restaurant, dive center, and activities desk with a range of excursions available.

The Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort & Spa, a member of the Leading Hotels of the World, boasts some of the most traditionally designed accommodations in Bora Bora. The resort is located at the southern tip of Motu Tevairoa, the largest islet dotting the outer reef toward the northwest. Only ten minutes by boat from the airport and fifteen minutes across the lagoon from Vaitape, this is the most conveniently placed resort among those located away from the mainland.

The Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort & Spa features a variety of guest rooms including garden suites with private pools, beach suites with private Jacuzzis, and over-water bungalows with direct access to the hotel's nearby coral nursery, To'a Nui. There are two hotel bars and three different restaurants serving a range of international cuisine, including one of the few Italian restaurants in Bora Bora, Fare Ambrosia. The resort's Tāvai Spa is surrounded by lily ponds and has a resident tattoo artist offering the ultimate traditional Polynesian body treatment.

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