French Polynesia

Cruise to the Marquesas – Volcanic Islands and Atolls 3314 , 12 Days

Cruise to the Marquesas – Volcanic Islands and Atolls

Mythical and mysterious and really far away - an archipelago that has attracted explorers, writers,...

French Polynesia: Paradise in the South Pacific

French Polynesia is a collection of islands located in the South Pacific Ocean, halfway between Australia and South America. It is an overseas collectivity of France and is comprised of 118 islands and atolls, spread out over an area of 4,167 square kilometers. The capital city is Papeete, located on the island of Tahiti.

Tourism is a major industry in French Polynesia, with visitors attracted to the beautiful beaches, crystal-clear waters, and unique culture of the islands. The most popular islands for tourists are Tahiti, Bora Bora, Moorea, and Huahine.

One of the main attractions in French Polynesia is its stunning natural beauty. The islands are surrounded by coral reefs, making them a popular destination for snorkeling and scuba diving. The beaches are also a major draw, with their white sand and turquoise waters. Many of the islands are also home to lush rainforests and beautiful waterfalls.

Another unique aspect of French Polynesia is its culture. The islands are known for their traditional dances, music, and art. Visitors can experience this culture firsthand by attending a traditional dance performance or visiting a local museum.

French Polynesia also offers a range of outdoor activities, including hiking, kayaking, and horseback riding. Visitors can explore the islands on foot or by boat, taking in the beautiful scenery and wildlife.

When it comes to accommodations, French Polynesia offers a range of options to suit different budgets and preferences. There are luxury resorts with overwater bungalows, as well as more affordable hotels and guesthouses.

Overall, French Polynesia is a stunning destination with plenty to offer tourists. From its beautiful beaches and natural scenery to its unique culture and outdoor activities, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

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