per person based on 2 people sharing, including domestic flights, accommodation and private transfers.
A trip dedicated to French Polynesia's pretty Society Islands
Enjoy unique landscapes, changing from Moorea to Huahine to Bora Bora
Stay in a combination of accommodations from modern contemporary to traditional Polynesian
Short hops between islands so you don't spend all day travelling between them
Finish in Bora Bora, the most beautiful of the Society Islands
Warm tropical year round temperatures, the Society Islands are a tropical destination so humidity, rain, sunshine and heat are all to be considered. There are two seasons: the Summer which is from November through March and Winter which is from April through October. The average temperature in Summer is about 30°C and in the drier Winter the average temperature is about 28°C. Most rainfall is during the Summer months with high humidity. The best time weather wise with the least risk of storms is in their Winter months. June to August is windy season and can be extremely gusty.
French Polynesia is the perfect destination for island hopping. With our Society Islands itinerary the scenery just gets better and better. Explore these three beautifully contrasting islands and dip your toes into South Pacific living.
Your holiday starts with the long flight through Los Angeles to Tahiti, but it's well worth it as you experience your first glimpse of the turquoise lagoons and white white sand beaches.
You start with a short hop over to Moorea, the second largest of the Society islands. Here is a chance to explore the local culture, hike in lush green forests or stroll the palm strewn beaches. Your stay will be at the newly refurbished Intercontinental Moorea Resort. Set on a beautiful lagoon, it offers a choice of charming garden or overwater bungalows. Ensure you have time to take in their short boat trip to a nearby private island where local cuisine is served for lunch at a laid back bar.
From Moorea, head to Huahine. This is one of the least touristy islands and will give you the opportunity to experience local life. The TeTiare Resort is small and charming offering warm and friendly service and a laid back vibe. Explore this tranquil island at your leisure or spend a day in the water experiencing the fine snorkelling and diving in the area. The warm crystal clear waters make the perfect platform for a dazzling array of marine life. Look out for friendly stingrays.
Finally your island hop comes to an end in Bora Bora. This island will take the breath away of even the most seasoned traveller. With lush green peaks rising up from the most vibrant turquoise lagoons, it truly is paradise found. The airport is on it's own small island (or motu) so you will be whisked away by boat to your hotel, the Intercontinental Thalasso. This contemporary style hotel offers stunning views back toward the main island of Otemanu as well as across the lagoon. From here you can simply take a dip from your overwater bungalow, luxuriate in the incredible treatments in the spa or cross over to the main island and take a 4WD tour right to the top for unbelievable views. Don't forget to enjoy dinner at the famous Bloody Mary's restaurant, frequented by the rich and famous. This is no fine dining experience though, your toes are in the sand and diners squat on stools at rickety tables. Yet the food and atmosphere are superb, certainly a unique experience.
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InterContinenatal Resort & Spa Moorea is set in two acres of tropical gardens, nestled between the mountains and the magical lagoon, on this beautiful French Polynesian island. The resort is designed to combine local traditions with contemporary luxury.
Royal Huahine is tucked away in a small, private bay on the island of Huahine in lush, tropical surroundings. Royal Huahine is a simple, peaceful resort truly embodying Tahitian hospitality and warmth. Relax and unwind in authentic Polynesian style.
The InterContinental Resort and Thalasso Spa Bora Bora is an elegant, luxury hotel where you will find the world's first deep sea water thalassotherapy and balneotherapy centre and spa. It is impossible to leave here without feeling truly pampered.
InterContinental Resort & Spa Moorea is located 12 miles from Tahiti in the Society Archipelago. Te Tiare Beach Resort is situated in a private bay, visible from Raiatea, Taha’a and Bora Bora. Huahine is composed of two volcanic islands - Huahine Nui & Huahine Iti, which are joined together by a bridge at a narrow isthmus. Huahine is located 110 miles north west of Tahiti. Bora Bora is located 150 miles north west of Tahiti. InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa is located between the “two hearts” of Motu Piti Aau, a coral island on the barrier reef.
Approximately a 22-hour international flight (one change) to Tahiti's Faa'a International Airport. Moorea is a 7-minute domestic flight or 30-minute catamaran ride from Tahiti. InterContinental Resort & Spa Moorea is located in the North of Moorea, a 20-minute drive from the airport or 25-minutes from the ferry port.
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