French Polynesia is so picturesque that by simply basking in the sparking glory of endless ocean peppered with nearby islands it would be easy to return home feeling like you had a ripper of a holiday. But here are a few things you shouldn’t miss out on.
Moorea is filled with action-packed activities but with some of the highest prices we experienced in French Polynesia our budget restricted us to a more DIY type of visit. Here’s our guide for visiting the island on a budget.
French Polynesia is renowned for its crystal waters with world-class snorkelling and diving, dramatic backdrops of lush volcanic peaks and catering to the upper echelons of society. But there were a few things that were a bit of a surprise.
For us, exploring French Polynesia was all about the landscapes, the surf and of course discovering the magnificent marine life of the big blue. Our days revolved around our time in the water, eating baguettes and poisson cru and exploring the dramatic scenery around every corner of the islands.
French Polynesia evokes images of extravagant overwater bungalows and lavish waterfront dining with an excessive price tag to match. Here’s how some planning savvy can get you a trip to this trail of island paradise without it costing a small fortune.