Raiatea and Taha'a, Tahiti
Raiatea and Tahaa honeymoons

Raiatea, first named Havait after the homeland of the ancient Polynesians, is the most sacred island in the south Pacific.

Raiatea

40 minutes on a direct flight from Tahiti-Faa'a. Raiatea was the first island settled by Polynesians and the starting point of the great migrations to the Polynesian Triangle. Known in legends as Hawaiki, Raiatea remains to this day the cradle of Polynesian culture.

This island is Polynesia's second economic center and an important nautical base hosting many sailboats and charter companies. It also is the only island in Polynesia with a navigable river: Faaroa River.

Raiatea kept many traces from its past as a great spiritual center, among which the Taputapuatea Marae, the largest in Polynesia. Today it has become a place of pilgrimage for Maoris and Hawaiians.

Another characteristics of Raiatea: the Mount Temehani is the only place in the world where a special flower, Tiare Apetahi, grows; the island shares its transparent lagoon with its neighbor and sister island, Tahaa.

Taha'a

Just a few minutes away from Raiatea's airport by shuttle boat, Tahaa "The vanilla island" has retained the seductiveness of old-time Polynesia.

The island is one giant colored and fragrant garden of which vanilla, the precious orchid, is the ruling princess. Tahaa produces more than 80 of the famous Tahitian vanilla, the favorite variety of true connoisseurs.

Tahaa's vast lagoon is dotted with many "motu", sandy islets on which to play Robinson Crusoe between dives.  A Prestigious hotel of exclusive luxury has chosen some of these isolated "motu", perfect settings to fully taste the perfect calm of this authentic island.

Tahaa offering you peace and a chance to discover the traditional way of life of the island's inhabitants while on your Tahitian honeymoon.

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