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Located in the Southern Pacific Ocean, the Marquesas Islands consist of over 118 different islands, including Tahiti, Moorea and Bora Bora. Romantic sunsets, clear beaches, warm lagoons and colourful reefs welcome visitors back to paradise every year. Find yourself fully immersed in the rich culture and diversity of the Polynesian lifestyle while the grand sights and sounds create an inevitable appreciation and awareness for the beauty in the world. Let your dreams become reality as you explore the wonders of the Marquesas Islands.

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Tahiti Hotel Packages​

Following are a number of Hotel Packages throughout the islands of Tahiti.

Intercontinental Tahiti Resort

4* Tahiti Hotel

Nestled in a sumptuous garden setting 12 hectares, the resort boasts two superb infinity pools and offers an extensive range of activities. It is located only minutes from the airport.

Tahiti Nui Downtown Papeete

3* Tahiti Hotel

Being only a few minutes away from the airport and straight in the heart of Papeete, Hotel Tahiti Nui offers immediate access to all the touristic sites of the capital, such as the waterfront, the business district, the traditional market… The hotel is perfect for an overnight stop between two islands of Polynesia and fits very well for long-stay thanks to its rooms with multiple services. The hotel has a spa, a gym and a swimming pool. Being located in the city, the road noise can be annoying but the mountain view rooms do not suffer from this problem and the proximity of the city offers many advantages such as access to the nightlife of the city of Papeete, the “roulottes” (trailers) and bars.

Tahiti Pearl Beach Resort

4* Tahiti Hotel

Featuring the lush surroundings of Lafayette Beach and beautiful waterfront views, the Radisson Plaza Resort hotel in Tahiti is ideal for a French Polynesian honeymoon, vacation or business getaway. The resort hotel boasts all the amenities expected of a luxurious Tahiti escape, including an infinity swimming pool, an on-site spa and a Business Centre. The oceanfront resort on Matavai Bay offers warm island hospitality and a tranquil atmosphere, inviting guests to relax and unwind for a memorable stay in Tahiti overlooking a black sand beach.

Tiare Tahiti Downtown Papeete

2* Tahiti Hotel

Conveniently located in downtown Papeete near a post office, the yachts pier, banks, shops, restaurants and municipal market. Several restaurants are available around the hotel and at night you can experience the famous “roulottes” of Papeete, and the bars and nightclubs. This hotel is recommended for a short transit in Tahiti and people looking for a simple and low budget hotel. It offers only breakfast which is simple and includes fresh fruit.

Pension Relais Fenua North West Tahiti

Guest House in Tahiti

Located on the mountainside in a beutiful tropical garden 250 meters from one of the island’s most beautiful beaches and 18 kilometres from Papeete on the North West corner of Tahiti. Rooms are well equipped and located around a swimming pool. A bus stop and grocery store are nearby.

French Polynesia Weather and Climate

French Polynesia is located between the equator and the Tropic of Capricorn. It encompasses around 2.5 million sq km of ocean, and consists of 5 main archipelagos which are the Society, Marquesas, Gambier, Austral and Tuamotu Islands. The climate in each of these archipelagos is different and unique.

Marquesas Islands: The Marquesas islands close to the equator have a sub-tropical climate. They are more humid and warmer on average than the Society Islands and don’t really have any distinguishable seasons. Rainfall will vary considerably depending on prevailing winds but averages between 1000 and 3000 mm per year. January to August are slightly warmer and more humid while the dryer season goes from September to December

CLIMATE DATA FOR ATUONA, MARQUESAS ISLANDS – FRENCH POLYNESIA

MONTH JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC YEAR
AVERAGE HIGH °C (°F)
30 (86)
31 (87)
31 (87)
31 (87)
29 (85)
29 (84)
28 (83)
28 (83)
29 (84)
29 (85)
30 (86)
30 (86)
29.6 (85.3)
AVERAGE LOW °C (°F)
23 (74)
24 (75)
24 (76)
24 (76)
24 (75)
23 (74)
23 (74)
23 (73)
23 (73)
23 (73)
23 (74)
23 (74)
23.5 (74.3)
PRECIPITATION MM (INCHES)
114 (4.5)
91 (3.6)
137 (5.4)
117 (4.6)
122 (4.8)
175 (6.9)
122 (4.8)
102 (4)
81 (3.2)
79 (3.1)
66 (2.6)
89 (3.5)
1,295 (51)

Source: Wikipedia

Society Islands: The Society Islands are the most densely populated and visited islands with a climate that is tropical oceanic. There are two distinct seasons 1) the fresh and dry season from May to October, and 2) the warm and rainy season from November to April.

Dry Season: Average minimum temperatures range between 20°C and 22°C and the average maximum temperatures range between 29°C and 28°C. This is the most popular time for visiting the Society Islands.

Rainy Season: Average minimum temperatures range between 23°C and 22°C and the average maximum temperatures range between 29°C and 31°C. It is important to note that this is also the period of hurricanes. The rainiest month typically occur during the months of December and January and are most intense on the north and north-west coastlines which are exposed to the trade winds during that time of the year.

The sea water surface temperature varies between 26°C and 29°C which makes it ideal for swimming in year-round.

Society Isl. (Papeete) JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
Rain (mm)
315
234
201
145
91
61
61
48
46
91
163
318
Min Temp (°C)
23
23
23
23
22
21
21
20
21
22
22
23
Max Temp (°C)
30
30
31
31
29
29
28
28
28
29
29
29
Tahiti (Society Islands) JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
Sea Water Temp. (°C)
27
27
27
28
28
27
26
26
26
26
27
27
Society Isl. Bora Bora JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
Rain (mm)
300
220
200
140
150
130
90
80
80
150
220
300
Min Temp (°C)
24
24
24
24
24
23
22
22
23
23
23
24
Max Temp (°C)
30
30
30
30
30
29
28
28
28
29
29
29

Tuamotu Islands: The Tuamotu islands’ climate is categorized as tropical-humid. Their warm and rainy season is the same as the Society islands as they also occur from November to April with the fresh and dry season running from May to October. They also average the same months of maximum rainfall in December and January.

Tuamotu Isl. Takaroa JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
Rain (mm)
200
190
140
120
80
90
85
60
80
130
190
210
Min Temp (°C)
25
25
26
26
26
25
24
24
24
25
25
25
Max Temp (°C)
30
30
30
30
30
29
28
28
28
29
29
30
Tuamotu Isl. – Rangiroa JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
Sea Water Temp. (°C)
27
27
27
28
28
27
26
26
26
26
27
27
(B&B) Pension Fare Maeva enjoys an ideal location 5 minutes by bike from main village of Fare, along a major northwest-facing beach, where you will admire, in the comfort of your deck chair, magnificent sunsets behind the islands of Raiatea, Tahaa and Bora Bora (difficult access to swimming in front of the pension). And if you are lucky, you will also be able to see dolphins and whales in season (July-October). With a friendly restaurant-bar-pool space facing the sea, a service of car & bike rental, air-conditionned bungalows or double rooms, pension Fare Maeva will suit both families as well as couples.
(B&B) Pension Tupuna: Loretta and Franck welcome you at Pension Tupuna, located in the crater of Bourayne Bay. The pension features 4 real Polynesian bungalows, fully hand-built and comfortabale, nestled in a lush tropical garden composed of thousands of different plants, including over 50 species of fruit trees pollinated tby beehives settled near the property. Enjoy the fresh fruits & vegetables of this real Garden of Eden along the lagoon! No beach but an easy access to the lagoon and kayaks are at disposal to get to a nice beach in about 30 minutes or just paddle in the bay where many sailboats love to anchor during their Huahine stopover. The perfect place for couples or families who are looking for a stay in a peaceful and authentic place.
Raira Lagon, in the atoll’s main village called Avatoru, is a peaceful and friendly hotel near the amenities: 10 air-conditioned, light and well-equipped bungalows in a garden filled with coconut trees, hibiscus trees and palm trees. Its terrace bar/restaurant is open to non-patrons and overlooks a pretty little sandy beach, a rare thing to find on the main island. This little well-maintained family-run hotel is so much more than a guest house: it’s a safe bet on the atoll.

Tevahine Dream: Ranked guest house No. 1 in Rangiroa on TripAdvisor, the Tevahine Dream welcomes you in its beautifully decorated, clean and original bungalows. Meals are Polynesian and high quality, they are taken together with Norbert and his family on a large table, in a warm atmosphere. No white sand beach, but the opportunity to swim and snorkel in front of the property.

Tuanake: Are you looking for authenticity? You will find it here, the Toromona family invite you to share their daily lives at Tuanake, a Polynesian pension par excellence. Of local style, simple, clean and colourful, the bungalows well spaced out from each other, with new orthopaedic beds, are set in vast shady grounds overlooking a sandy coral beach and facing the turquoise lagoon. And to enjoy all of this, kayaks and inflatable loungers are at your disposal, while bikes allow you to explore the main island. In the evening, enjoy a hearty local meal, then why not a game of billiards…

Les Relais de Josephine: A superior class pension situated 10km from the main village of Avatoru, Les Relais de Josephine welcomes you to a peaceful and wooded setting, on the banks of Tiputa Pass, the main attraction of the atoll. You can admire the dolphins at play in the currents from the large deck of the pension. Recently renovated, its 7 colonial-style bungalows are comfortable, luminous, equipped with quality furnishings and a modern bathroom. The major asset of this property is undoubtedly its excellent cuisine, recognized throughout the island, to enjoy in the company of other guests or in privacy. A different place, surprising, lulled by the constant undertow of the ocean.

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