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Active vacation in French Polynesia - things to do, entertainment and nightlife

Bora Bora (Pearl Beach Resort & Spa) French Polynesia is a real paradise for lovers of outdoor activities. This is because all year round, there are lots of interesting and fun activities for everyone to engage themselves in. Short and long hikes, active relaxation on the water and under water, communication with marine and terrestrial animals, paragliding, riding motorcycles, including all kinds of tours that last from a couple of hours to several days – simply put, the islands are able to meet the demands of any level of complexity and extremity. After an entire day of physical activities, it would be so nice and refreshing to relax on one of the many beautiful beaches with white or black sand, while also watching the sunset and sipping a sweet cocktail of tropical fruits.
It is rather difficult to find a country more suitable for families with children than French Polynesia. Any child and teenager will enjoy active …
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Opunohu Rancho is located in Maharepa on Moorea Island. Here you will find wonderful well-groomed horses, on whose back you can ride through the pineapple valley. The guides will be nearby to tell you about the history of the area and its nature. On the island of Nuku Hiva, excursions on the back of short Chilean horses to the bay are offered “Nuku-Hiva on Horseback”. Conducting unhurried hours-long walks among ferns is known to give a soothing experience to riders. You may also decide to visit the beach, where you can swim, eat and relax. Chatting with friendly horses will be an enjoyable experience for all animal lovers.
In the town of Vaitape on Bora Bora, you can go diving and snorkeling. The most exciting thing about this adventure is the opportunity of not only watching the wonderful whales from a boat, but also swimming very close to these huge sea animals and their youngling. This experience allows you to clearly feel the greatness of nature. On Aapiti on the island of Moorea, you can book a water tour from the company “Moorea Boat Tours”, which offers snorkeling and swimming among amazing harmless reef sharks, stingrays and colorful fish – this sort of adventure will be remembered for a lifetime. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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The landscapes of French Polynesia provide you an opportunity to enjoy a long safari. In Tahiti in Arya, such safaris are carried out by the “Tahiti Safari Expedition”. Travelers having been provided with a jeep and a professional driver will have the opportunity to travel to the best places of the island and see the beauty of the hills and mountains, greenery and waterfalls. The driver plays the role of a guide, fascinatingly narrating about the local nature. Makharepo excursion agency “Albert Transport & Activities” are also proud of their guide-drivers, who have a vast store of knowledge, which they eagerly share. A trip to the most beautiful places of the island of Moorea, including the plantations of tropical fruits, will suit those who dream of seeing as much as possible with their own eyes, but cannot or do not want to walk much.
Moorea Lovers of walking tours should go to Tahiti, in the community of Mahina, on a walking tour with “Aito Rando”. Tourists may have a hard time, if they originally expected a light walk. A walk along the shortest route lasts almost seven hours. Therefore, for those who have already been on such excursions or want to try, this tour will present a lot of positive emotions. On the way through the valley, travelers will meet small rivers and ponds. In some places, you will also be required to do some climbing. On Bora Bora there is a very popular route that you can navigate on your own. Pahia Mountain attracts the strongest and bravest, because the road is very steep, and climbing the mountain will take a whole day. The view from the top of the mountain is however worth the effort.
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The best way to enjoy the beauty of the wonderful island of Bora Bora is to fly up to the sky and get a birds-eye view of this beauty. “Bora Bora Lagoon Parasail” provides an unforgettable time at an altitude of 200 or 300 meters (based on your discretion) under a parachute above the bright blue water. Parasailing is the best choice for not only great view but also to experience breathtaking emotions. You can also soar over Tahiti with the help of “Tahiti Parapente”. Their friendly staffs are ready to answer any question and guarantee complete safety, so that air travelers can relax and enjoy the ride on a cable boat.
In Papetoai on the island of Moorea, there is a rope park called “Tiki Parc Moorea”, where everyone who enjoys climbing will have a great time. This is an absolutely safe and fun adventure for the whole family. In some places of the park, you can climb to a height of 15 meters. There is also a zipline here. The “Aquabike Adventure” situated on the island of Bora Bora, offers you the opportunity to forget about everything for half an hour, and dive into the ocean on a two-seat submarine scooter to watch the colorful wildlife and plants inhabiting the local waters. At first it may seem scary, but such a small underwater journey takes place under the control of professional scuba divers and it is therefore completely safe. It allows participants to feel like real aquanauts, fearless researchers and explorers of the depths.
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Bora-Bora

From the series “The Most Beautiful Islands on the Planet”
The island of Bora-Bora, whose area is no more than 38 square kilometers, has long been associated with elite recreation in the romantic atmosphere. The length of the island is about 9 km, and the width reaches 5 km. The island is surrounded by fairytale beautiful coral reefs. Not far from the coast are some tiny villages. Around 9,000 people live on Bora-Bora Island. The central part of the island has remained unchanged for thousands of years and is covered by impenetrable tropical forests.

The most remarkable natural attraction of the island is the picturesque lagoon that the divers from all over the world can see. The lagoon is quite deep so you can see in it besides thousands of colorful fish also quite large underwater inhabitants, including the rare shark species and barracudas. A … Read all
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After a long day of work, guests can relax at the hotel’s reflection pool or the signature WET pool decorated with a three-meter sculpture of a “Space Cat”. The FIT fitness center works 24/7 and offers weights, cardio, and dance classes. Finally, the hotel’s Spa, AWAY, offers the ‘Detox.Retox.Repeat’ philosophy to rejuvenate and restore glow. Read this

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Entertainment, recreation and attractions in cities of French Polynesia

Papeete
The same attractive destination for hiking is the Paofai Garden which square is about five hectares. The garden boasts a rich collection of exotic plants and flowers. The territory of the garden is equipped with numerous benches and alcoves to rest. Shop-a-holics should definitely visit the main market place of the city of Papeete named Le Marché operating seven days a week from 6am till 6pm. The market offers the vastest assortment of goods among which tourists will find original souvenirs … Read more
Vaiare
Moorea has always attracted diving fans. Lucky scuba divers can see various marine animals, including hunch-backed whales and sea turtles. The northern part of the island is the most optimal area for diving. Tourists will also see picturesque canals there. Club Bali remains one of the most famous diving centers of the island. The center organizes diving tours to the most popular areas of Moorea for groups of tourists. The best way to get acquainted with peculiarities of the local nature is … Read more
Moorea
On top of that, the island boasts an ample quantity of private beaches, which are also popular with tourists. All scuba diving fans will most certainly enjoy swimming here as well, as humpback whales and sea turtles can often be seen in the coastal water. The island has many great diving spots, suitable for both experienced divers and beginners. Tourists who come here from August to October will have the opportunity to participate in the most exotic and exciting event that Moorea has to offer, … Read more
Bora Bora
The best way to acquaint with the features of the island and see its most beautiful sites is to take a sightseeing tour by jeep. Such tours usually take the tourists the entire day. You can have a picnic in the picturesque place, acquaint with the national culture, learn how to break coconuts and tie a beach rap. Such tours always go hand in hand with very exciting events. Bora Bora will definitely impress fans of beach recreation and water entertainments. There are excellent conditions … Read more
Manihi
You can spend two hours or a whole day simply wandering about the territory. Moreover, it’s impossible to get lost here. Each road will eventually take you the ocean coast, to Turiaoa central village or the huge local lagoon which is connected to the ocean. That is why you can enjoy gorgeous palm groves or wait for a sunrise or a sunset sitting under the leaves of tropical trees totally not worrying that you can lose your way. Anyway, you can also hire a guide who will show you all the most … Read more
Tahiti Island
The professionals prefer surfing from April to October, but for an amateur or a novice surfer there is a wave of the sufficient height on the island all year round. Another extreme entertainment is diving. To visit the archipelago and not to try scuba diving is simply unacceptable! Diving clubs on the island meet all international standards and you can find them even at some Tahiti’s hotels. If you are an experienced diver, you will be offered sports diving and if you are just a beginner or … Read more

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