Papeete has its own share of beautiful beaches, resorts and a library of experiences. There are mountains, lush jungles and waterfalls surrounding Papeete which are excellent for hikers and nature lovers. Quad-bike tours and off-road safaris are great options for adventure enthusiasts. For culture and history buffs, Papeete is a gold-mine. It hosts a number of festivals celebrating facets of Polynesian culture. Check with our Specialists for coordinating your holiday with the Heiva I Tahiti, a week-long extravaganza full of performances, parades, floats and almost constant stream of entertainment for travellers. There are museums to visit, restaurants to dine at, pubs to check out and waves to surf. If you’re planning a Tahiti holiday, talk to us about great activities and experiences that you should not miss!
When it comes to hospitality, Tahiti and Her Islands arguably top South Pacific in terms of class, comfort and sheer luxe factor. There are five-star beachfront resorts dotting the island, just minutes from Papeete’s Faa’a International Airport. Check out our all-inclusive holiday packages – we package accommodation, meals, transfers, flights and even bonus seasonal activities and experiences. When you’re in the mood to be pampered in the lap of nature, start with Papeete!
All visits to Tahiti and Her Islands begin and end in Papeete – the capital of French Polynesia. With a picturesque harbour, quaint boulevard and surrounded by crystal-clear waters, Papeete is a great place to start your Tahiti holiday!
The capital of Tahiti, Papeete is a vibrant, multicultural city and the cultural heart of is the islands. All travellers heading to Tahiti, Bora Bora, Moorea and the plethora of stunning islands have to go by Papeete as it is home to the country’s only international airport. Compared to its quiet, secluded brethren, Papeete is colourful, exotic and houses some of the best spots when it comes to dining, hospitality, cultural and adventure-based experiences. Before jetting off to other islands, we recommend spending a couple of days exploring all the sights and sounds of this Polynesian capital with a French verve!