French Polynesia Accommodation

French Polynesia is located in the South Pacific Ocean and is known as a romantic honeymoon destination and is also loved by families. The group of islands is home to well-known Bora Bora and Tahiti, famed for turquoise ocean, friendly locals and beautiful tropical climate.  With year-long warm and sunny weather, enjoy the best of a beachside holiday whether you're escaping the winter blues or chasing the sun for your next getaway.

French Polynesia

Why visit French Polynesia

The French Polynesian Islands cover two million square miles of the South Pacific Ocean and are comprised of 118 islands spread over five great archipelagos. Within French Polynesia, explore the islands of Bora Bora, Moorea and Tahiti. From the warmth of the air, scented heavily with tropical flowers through to fiery romantic sunsets that signal the end of another fabulous Tahitian day, French Polynesia continues to seduce honeymooners, romantics, adventurers and holiday makers with its hypnotic beauty. Although most of today's visitors arrive by scheduled airline flights from all over the world, the Tahitian welcome is still very much the same: warm, friendly and genuine. People come to French Polynesia to holiday in stylish resort hotels, scuba dive in lagoons teeming with tropical fish, gorge on the unique mix of French Polynesian cuisine and basically experience a little French chic mixed with South Pacific charm.

When is the best time to visit

Whilst French Polynesia enhabits a tropical environment, the best time to visit is between June to September. During these months you can enjoy dry weather and temperatures around 29 degrees. With breathtaking outdoor surroundings and activities to get involved with, this time of year is perfect to explore all that French Polynesia has to offer. Enjoy a comfortable dining experience and rest, with temperatures sitting around 23 degrees at night. Whilst temperatures are consistent throughout the year, the dry season is the best time to visit the French Polynesian islands.

Getting around French Polynesia

With plenty to see and do in French Polynesia, explore the different options to get around the islands. The most common transport available is a ferry, hire boats and boat taxis, and car hire. If you want to see the island at your own pace, care hire or bike hire will be your best options. If you are after more of a guide, using available ferry services and tour bus/ferry guides will be your best option. Due to the island layout, you will be able to explore sights by walking or riding a bike where you can take in the scenery.

Things to do in French Polynesia

Explore all the French Polynesian islands have to offer with many family activities and romantic sights to visit. Due to the tropical climate and island culture of French Polynesia, enjoy the best of outdoor living and warm sunny days. Whether you are after an adrenaline rush or a relaxing day exploring the islands, you won't be disappointed with something to keep everyone entertained.

Family activities to do in French Polynesia

If you're visiting French Polynesia with the family check out unforgettable outdoor activities for everlasting memories. From snorkelling along the clear blue ocean and coral reefs to 4WD experiences and jetski riding, there is something to keep everyone happy. Enjoy relaxed family days with boat hire available or a picnic on the white sandy beaches. Get close to nature with wildlife tours suitable for the whole family.

Romantic things to do in French Polynesia

French Polynesia offers many unique natural romantic settings to enjoy. Take a sunset cruise on a private boat, or sail the day away in the tropical sun. Trade the ocean for the sky and embark on a helicopter or hot air balloon tour to see the best views the islands have to offer. If you are still after a little more adventure, hire kayaks or paddle boards for a couples' adventure through magical French Polynesia.

Where to eat and drink in French Polynesia

French Polynesia is full of culture, which is also infused into local dining experiences. Check out the many restaurants at your doorstep when staying at your French Polynesia accommodation. Experience fine dining with a lagoon view, as you taste the local flavours of Bora Bora at Latitude 16 restaurant. If you're visiting Moorea Island, enjoy unique dining with a view at Le Carre, infusing local flavours with French culinary art. Relax in Maharepa with contemporary decorated dining and panoramic views of the lagoon at Pure.
Sip on your favourite beverages at Mako Bar, with a panoramic terrace to enjoy magical sunsets. Dip your feet in the pool whilst sipping on a cocktail at Hurricane bar on Marara Beach. If you are after a casual, relaxed setting, indulge in your favourite beverages at Puna Bar to complete a dining experience or watch the world go by as the afternoon comes to an end.

Where to stay in French Polynesia

Complete your escape to French Polynesia with a stay at Accor's Sofitel Kia Ora Moorea Resort. With incredible services, rooms and inclusions there is no better way to explore French Polynesia. Indulge in a little bit of luxury with fine accommodation where European elegance meets local culture. With rooms available for couples and families.

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