Tikehau via Bora Bora

When planning the French Polynesia island hopping trip, staying on an atoll was my high priority so I was debating between Tikehau and Rangiroa. I ended up choosing Tikehau because of its lesser expensive overwater bungalows at Tikehau Pearl Resort (versus Hotel Kia Ora) and its pink beaches! The logistics of getting to Tikehau was a…

Taha’a Pearl Farm and Coral Garden

We booked the full day tour with L’excursion Bleue in advanced and directly for 13,000 xpf ($115 USD). The tour included a free transfer from our hotel but it turned out we were just taking our hotel boat to Tahaa village. Once we arrived at the village, we were picked up by a taxi driver who…

A Piece of Paradise in Le Taha’a

Our luxurious overwater bungalow room rate included a luxurious breakfast: all types of French bread and pastries, Polynesian poisson cru, hot items included the yummy hash browns, scrambled eggs, grilled vegetables, and varieties of fresh juices including our favorite Rotui brand mango juice and of course fresh fruits! Having breakfast with the view of overwater bungalows,…

French Polynesia Island Hopping 2 – Tahaa

A short 10 minutes flight from Huahine to Raiatea for our 2nd destination – Tahaa! Tahaa is right next to Raiatea; separated by a lagoon and the reefs down looked incredible!   Once we arrived Raiatea, there was a guy holding a Le Taha’a sign ith my name, I checked in with him and waited…

Huahine, French Polynesia

Royal Huahine located on a corner of Huahine island accessible by boat (I heard there is a bumpy road on a 4×4 can also reach the hotel when the boat breaks down), the hotel offers a free shuttle to the village (where the marina is) on scheduled time but you’ll need to pre-book. The ferry…