Indulge in some serious relaxation on this idyllic island in Moorea Sampler. Retreat to the craggy volcanic peaks and white sandy beaches of this Tahitian island paradise. Sail, scuba or snorkel in the turquoise blue waters or satisfy your inner thrill seeker with jet skiing and windsurfing. Wind down your days with a sunset dinner or a spa treatment and let your worries drift away as you discover Moorea.
Trip Type: Family, Romance & Honeymoon, Sun & Sand
Day By Day
Day 1 – Arrive in Papeete
Once you clear customs and immigration, look for your name on the board. A representative will assist you to your transfer vehicle.
Papeete, the capital and commercial hub of French Polynesia, hosts the government offices, hospitals, banks, airline and travel agencies, boutiques and black pearl shops. The Central Market is a must, located a block behind the waterfront. You will see traditional Tahitian crafts, flowers, fruits, fish and other produce. The waterfront is attractive, with a tree lined promenade along a marina with an international yachting community.
A busy small city, Papeete hums with happy sounds in a tropical atmosphere with French flavor and an easygoing Tahitian disposition.Starting Accommodation:
Day 2 – Papeete to Moorea
Please wait in the hotel lobby area for your transfer to Papeete airport for your flight to Moorea. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your accommodation.
Less than 10 minutes away from Tahiti by air or less than one hour by ferry are the deep, spectacular bays and white sand beaches of Moorea. The craggy volcanic peaks, reflected in the tranquil waters of Cook's Bay and Oponohu Bay, rise like a shark's jaw from the island's basaltic base. The lush mountain slopes are covered with rain forest or pineapple plantations, and white sand beaches border crystalline lagoons.
Only 40 miles around on a well paved road along the shore, this dramatic and lush island can easily be circled by car, scooter or on bicycle for the more physically inclined. You can also enjoy horseback riding along the beach or the interior, hikes to hidden waterfalls or visit the Belvedere's very spectacular scenic view point.Starting Accommodation:
Day 3 – Circle Island Tour
Moorea, which means 'Yellow Lizard' in Tahitian, is a triangular island. The northern side is punctuated by two large bays – Cooks and Opunohu.
On today’s excursion, stop at a Pineapple plantation to learn about this famous and most important resource on Moorea. Continue to the Belvedere, with a stop at a 'Marae' (ancient open air temple) to learn about the ancestral customs. From the Belvedere, experience the panoramic views overlooking the Cook and Oponohu Bays, and over the Rotui Mountain.
Visit the Agricultural School and discover the variety of local fruits, trees and flowers before returning to your accommodation.Starting Accommodation:
Day 4 – At leisure, Moorea
If you're in the mood for adventure, choose from a number of activities including sailing, scuba diving, snorkeling, jet skiing, waterskiing and windsurfing. If you want to get wet and experience the Polynesian waters right away, try a water sport. You will discover that Moorea is a South Sea Island playground worthy of your attention! Or simply indulge in some serious relaxation.Starting Accommodation:
Day 5 – At leisure, Moorea
Moorea is a daydream realized. Serrated peaks and tremendous gorges are hugged by shallow bays and translucent lagoons. Pineapple plantations dot the hills and waves lap quaint villages free of hotel development. Befriend a local guide and hike the emerald valleys, give your camera a workout at Belvedere Lookout where you'll be mesmerized by the blue horizon. Wrap yourself in a rainbow by wearing tie-dyed pareus (sarongs), a Moorean specialty, or frolic with dolphins in crystalline lagoons at Dolphin Quest.Starting Accommodation:
Day 6 – At leisure, Moorea
Perhaps you'll spend the day exploring the Manava Beach Resort & Spa. This traditional Polynesian-style hotel. Dine at the hotel restaurant, shop at their boutique and partake in one of a wide range of activities and excursions available to you.Starting Accommodation:
Day 7 – Depart Moorea
Say goodbye to Tahitian paradise as you transfer to the airport for your return journey. Meals:
Package Level: Superior
|Please note all prices listed are approximations and subject to current rate of exchange adjustments. Each itinerary can be fully customized to your interests and needs.|
|12/1/2022 - 3/31/2023||$1,610|
|12/1/2022 - 3/31/2023||$3,055|
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