Why The Islands of Tahiti is a great destination for senior travellers

Bora Bora.

The allure of The Islands of Tahiti and the wide range of activities, whether it’s with a focus on adventure, relaxation, family, romance, culture or cuisine, makes the 118 islands the perfect destination that will suit every type of traveller at every age. The variety of experiences and its proximity to Australia make this little slice of paradise a great spot for senior travellers.

Whether you’re after a relaxing holiday walking along pink sand beaches on lesser-known islands, snorkelling amongst the reefs in the lagoon just outside your overwater bungalow or shopping for local Polynesian products such as traditional artwork, Tahitian pearls or Monoi oil products, The Islands of Tahiti will have whatever you’re looking for.

Outdoor Land Experiences

With an extensive selection of outdoor activities, the destination caters to both adventurous and lesser-active travellers. Activities include exploring vanilla bean plantations, hiking or riding through rugged roads, discovering breathtaking waterfalls, mountains, and ancient ruins, or enjoying a day at lush green golf courses.

Relaxing Experiences

For ultimate relaxation, The Islands of Tahiti offer various recreational activities, such as traditional massages at Spa and Wellness centres, sunset catamaran cruises, private island yoga sessions in Bora Bora, and leisurely days on beautiful Tahitian beaches.

Culinary Experiences

Food lovers can savour diverse cuisine experiences, ranging from local restaurants and wineries to food tours and trucks, also referred to as roulottes. The destination offers an array of dining options, from chic and elegant restaurants to casual eateries and Tahitian bars with stunning landscapes for enjoying tropical cocktails.

Culture Experiences

Delve into Polynesian traditions and history through cultural tours, museums, and temples. Explore Tahitian museums or visit the marae of

Taputapuatea, a UNESCO World Heritage site on the island of Raiatea, which is a sacred place and considered the centre from where the Polynesians originated.

Water-Based Experiences

If the ocean calls your name, the underwater life in The Islands of Tahiti offers an unparalleled experience with its colourful reefs teeming with life. Snorkelling tours provide a glimpse into the vibrant marine life and colourful coral reefs beneath Tahitian waters or simply unwind with a refreshing dip in the resort and hotel pools scattered across the islands.

The Islands of Tahiti promise a diverse and enriching travel experience for every senior adventurer.

Fact Box:

Getting to The Islands of Tahiti

– The national carrier Air Tahiti Nui and Air New Zealand has multiple flights departing each week between Auckland and Papeete, with connections from major East Coast Australian cities. There are also flights from Australia with an overnight layover in New Caledonia with Aircalin.

Getting around The Islands of Tahiti

– Fly with domestic airlines Air Tahiti and Air Moana which fly several times a day to the most popular islands.

– Cruise around the Tahitian Islands with boutique cruises such as Paul Gauguin, Windstar and Aranui Cruises.

Where to stay at The Islands of Tahiti

– As the birthplace of the overwater bungalow, the destination is the ultimate destination to enjoy a truly opulent experience. However, there’s so much more to The Islands of Tahiti than the picturesque bungalows which include waterfront hotels, garden villas, guesthouses, private beach houses, floating villas, and vacation rentals for every budget.

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