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Holidays in French Polynesia

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French Polynesia Vacation: Coronavirus Information

Most French Polynesia hotels offer free cancellation. Consider booking refundable hotels rather than non-refundable ones. Just look for the ‘free cancellation’ message during your hotel search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.

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Top hotels in French Polynesia

Tahiti Airport Motel
Tahiti Airport Motel
2.5 out of 5
Cite De L' Air, Faaa, Tahiti
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$183 per night from 30 Nov. to 1 Dec.
3.5/5Good! (985 reviews)

"The motel is very close to the airport, very clean and very quiet. We had only one night with an early morning flight so we weren’t looking for additional amenities. The room was very nice. I wouldn’t stay there for multiple nights, but is perfect for a short layover."…"

Reviewed on 7 Nov. 2020

Tahiti Airport Motel
InterContinental Le Moana Resort Bora Bora
InterContinental Le Moana Resort Bora Bora
4 out of 5
Matira Point, BP 156 Vaitape, Bora Bora, Bora Bora
Free cancellation
The price is AU$683 per night from 5 Dec. to 6 Dec.
4.7/5Exceptional! (183 reviews)

"This was an amazing property overall. It was very clean, has unbelievably beautiful views, delicious food and the staff was polite and professional."…"

Reviewed on 28 Oct. 2020

InterContinental Le Moana Resort Bora Bora
The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort
The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort
5 out of 5
Motu Ome'e BP 506, Bora Bora
The price is AU$1,693 per night from 30 Nov. to 1 Dec.
4.8/5Exceptional! (128 reviews)

"This is heaven. Clean facilities, great amenities and more than helpful staff to help inanything you want."…"

Reviewed on 12 Feb. 2020

The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

French Polynesia Holiday

Escape to a South Pacific island getaway to enjoy a laid back beach lifestyle and journey into rainforests and underwater searching for wildlife. French Polynesia’s islands fascinate with their jagged peaks, palm tree-lined beaches, blue-green lagoons and tropical rainforests. Dive with sharks, tour ancient temples, journey through forested valleys and relax on a beach with a cocktail.

Tahiti is the largest island in French Polynesia. Visit Papeete, the capital city, for markets, museums and shops that specialize in Tahitian black pearl jewellery. Trek through the Fautaua Valley for the 985-foot (300-metre) Fautaua Waterfall. Take the children to Maui Beach to swim in the shallow water. Go on a four-wheel-drive tour through valleys and rainforests and along the coast. Stay in an overwater bungalow on stilts above the sea.

Most of the islands are surrounded by lagoons, providing ideal settings for water pursuits. Charter a boat for deep-sea fishing. Scuba dive or snorkel in the vast lagoons of Tikehau and Fakarava. Experienced divers venture under the water to study the behaviour of different shark species, such as white tip lagoon sharks. Embark on a dolphin and whale-watching expedition from the island of Moorea. Take part in a range of watersports including jet skiing, surfing, windsurfing and kayaking.

Reserve time to visit the other islands. Lounge on Bora Bora’s secluded beaches and see prehistoric temples on Moorea. At the pearl farm on Huahine you’ll see how French Polynesia’s famous black pearls are cultivated. 

The volcanic and coral islands of French Polynesia lie in the southwest Pacific Ocean. Most visitors reach the tropical getaway by flying into Tahiti, the only island with an international airport. Travel between the islands by chartered or scheduled flights or by boat. 

With a tropical climate, temperatures are warm throughout the year. One of the best times to visit is between May and October when the temperature is comfortable and rainfall is scarce.

French Polynesia is a popular holiday spot, particularly with honeymooners, offering a good combination of excitement, relaxation, beaches, nature and adventure.

Frequently asked questions

How much does a French Polynesia holiday package cost?
We make it simple to travel somewhere new, with French Polynesia packages starting from as low as . You’ll have the flexibility to combine your favourite hotels, airlines and car rental. For the ultimate getaway, why not add a couple of tours and activities to your itinerary?
If I'm not able to travel, can I cancel my French Polynesia holiday package?
Whether it’s your hotel or flight, you can cancel or amend it. Locked in your French Polynesia holiday package in the last 24 hours? You may be able to make changes at no cost. For older bookings, you may be charged a fee by your hotel, airline or car rental company. For more information, take a look at our Customer Service Portal. We’ll help you each step of the way.
How do I get a cheap travel package to French Polynesia?
Think of all the wonderful things you could do in French Polynesia with an extra $200. If you bundle your hotel and flights into a package deal, that’s how much you could save! You have a wealth of choice with Expedia. In fact, you can take your pick of more than 400 airlines and 1 000 000 hotel options across the globe. Whether you’re taking a holiday with the whole family or travelling solo, planning a trip to French Polynesia is better with a deal.
Where should I stay in French Polynesia?
Moorea-Maiao is a wonderful place to visit. It’s where you’ll find well-known sights such as Temae Beach and Tiahura Beach. Maharepa also attracts many travellers eager to check out some of the best attractions in French Polynesia. Two of the best are Temae Beach and Moorea Tropical Garden.
What are the top hotels in French Polynesia?
When it comes to hotels in Moorea-Maiao, Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort & Spa and Manava Beach Resort and Spa Moorea are two excellent options. If you’re heading to Punaauia, Manava Suite Resort Tahiti and Tahiti Ia Ora Beach Resort - Managed by Sofitel look forward to welcoming you.
When is the best time of year to visit French Polynesia?
French Polynesia is very popular in . If you’re not fond of crowds and prefer a quieter pace, lock in your trip for . Need to keep an eye on your holiday expenses? Make the most of the bargains on offer in . is usually when prices go up and hotel rates are at their most expensive.
How far in advance should I book my French Polynesia holiday?
Smart travellers will likely want to reserve their seats as early as possible. You can usually compare international airfares on Expedia up to 12 months before your flight. If you’re purchasing tickets last minute, there’s no need to worry. Discounted prices occasionally become available just weeks prior to departure.
What does an Expedia French Polynesia travel package include?
It comes down to what you’re after. If you’re travelling by yourself, you might decide to bundle flights and hotels. Taking the whole crew to French Polynesia? A travel package that includes flights, hotels and rental cars might suit you better. Expedia gives you the freedom and flexibility to tailor your travel package.
What should I know before booking a French Polynesia travel package?
When you book your flights, hotels and car rentals together, you’ll walk away with fantastic discounts. Whether you’re planning an island getaway in a villa or prefer to stay in a luxurious city hotel, Expedia can make it happen for less.
Does Expedia offer Book Now, Pay Later French Polynesia holiday packages?
If you’d like to spread the price of your activities and hotel over several installments, Expedia can help you out. Paying the total amount for your trip upfront isn’t always the best way to budget for your holiday, so we’ve partnered with online lender Affirm to give you financial freedom. Book Now, Pay Later and remove the stress of saving to travel.
Can I choose my airline with a French Polynesia Expedia holiday package?
Yes — that’s the beauty of an Expedia package. You get to choose. We have access to more than 550 partner airlines around the world, so you have options galore when planning your French Polynesia escape.