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The Society Islands – French Polynesia

The Society Islands – French Polynesia


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Traveling to French Polynesia is visiting one of the overseas territories with the most tourism in the world. Since the first European explorers arrived in Tahiti, these islands have been synonymous of paradisiacal land that combines beautiful aquamarine beaches, clear blue skies and mountains with a splendid herbage of friendly touches and idyllic lifestyles.

French Polynesia, archipelago also known as the friendly islands is a set of 15 islands, dominated by Tahiti, the most populous and famous island, where up to 69% of the total population of the ensemble that makes up French Polynesia resides.

 

The beaches of French Polynesia are the great tourist attraction so make sure to visit the other islands of the group. The iconic Bora Bora is among the best known, therefore, one of the most visited, so for a completely different experience, try Moorea and Huahine in the vicinity.

The beaches of French Polynesia are the great tourist attraction so make sure to visit the other islands of the group. The iconic Bora Bora is among the best known, therefore, one of the most visited, so for a completely different experience, try Moorea and Huahine in the vicinity.

Undoubtedly, French Polynesia is a safe bet for a sunny and relaxing trip, However; you have to plan you trip before leaving because of its extension, comparable to a large part of Europe,  which makes it impossible to visit it all in just a few days.

Some of the essential places to visit are the Punta Matira beach in Bora Bora, a dream place of long idyllic beaches, also the Blue Lagoon area in Rangiroa, the Pineapple in Moorea, the Teahupoo sunrises and the route to the great Hakahui waterfall in Taiohae.

The coral reef of the Leeward Islands is another wonderful site to visit that beside to the old city and capital of Tahiti called Papeete, a site in which not only we can contemplate beautiful postcard beaches and long days of sun and exotic beauty, also where we can practice diving for its magical backgrounds, that show us that this is the largest island in frech polynesia.


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Traveling to French Polynesia is to acquire as a souvenir some of its most famous products such as hats, bags, baskets, wooden sculpture, and jewelry made with shells, tifaifai, and pearls.


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And during lunchtime, you will have the opportunity to taste lots of dishes with lobsters and tuna, as well as fish such as mahi-mahi. In addition, the native products of the islands fill their plates. However, the islands have numerous restaurants of all possible nationalities.



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And to drink, the maitai is a cocktail of white rum, pineapple, Cointreau, grenadine and pineapple juice or Maeva, without alcohol that you can not miss along with the great variety of beers.


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