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Tubuai, the island of abundance within the Austral archipelago

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Tubuai is the largest island of the Austral archipelago and is located on the tropic of Capricorn. Because of its location it benefits from a temperate climate. Tubuai unveils a unique landscape combining a sapphire blue lagoon with multicolored shades of Tubuai’s sandy beaches.
 
Discover exceptionally preserved underwater marine life in the lagoon. Take a swim with thousands of colorful tropical fish in warm and clear waters. Sports minded addicts will love the kite boarding and windsurfing year round in the lagoon of Tubuai, enhanced by the trade winds.
Tubuai’s soil is very fertile with coffee, taro and orange trees in abundance around the island. You also can’t miss the large amounts of bright lilies on the island making Tubuai the capital of the lily!
 
The mountains and valleys of Tubuai’s island are great grounds for hiking. Take a walk, ride a bicycle, or go on a 4WD safari tour up to the top of Mount Taita. Either way enjoy the lush nature of this magnificent island.
The lagoon of Tubuai : a magical playground for kite surfers
The lagoon of Tubuai : a magical playground for kite surfers
Sunset on Tubuai island
Sunset on Tubuai island
A lagoon in the Austral islands
A lagoon in the Austral islands
Tubuai viewed from a motu
Tubuai viewed from a motu

Tubuai oR « THE STONE FALLEN FROM THE SKY»

  • Located 640km / 397 miles south of Tahiti (flight time: 1 hour 40 minutes)
  • Area: 45km2 / 26 sq miles
  • Population: 2,100 inhabitants
  • Airport: Hauri
  • Highest peak: Mount Taita (422m / 1,385 ft)

Must see

  • Hikes and 4WD safari tours
  • “Motu” consisting of 13 colorful, shady sandy beaches
  • Mount Taita: breathtaking view of the lagoon
  • Diving and snorkeling
  • Kite boarding and windsurfing

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During your vacation

  • Scuba diving with “La Bonne Bouteille”
  • Kite board with Tahiti-Kitesurf
  • Vaiteanui family hotel
 

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Mahearani

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“The Polynesian islands will offer you some unique underwater encounters”

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If you are searching for adventure or interested by sea life. During your stay, you should enjoy our exclusive aquatic excursions like : "shark & ray feeding", swim with dolphins, or scuba diving lessons. The Polynesian islands will offer you some unique underwater encounters : Sharks of many different species, sea turtles, manta rays, dolphins, schools of jackfish or baraccudas, and much more...
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“A romantic getaway in Bora Bora, the pearl of the Pacific”

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Bora Bora, is an invitation to love, a dream destination to celebrate special moments with your lover.
Enjoy the most beautiful lagoons in the world and dive into its colourful underwater world. Relax on the white sandy beach watching the amazing sunset with your refreshing cocktail.
Experience together luxurious and romantic overwater bungalows, ideal to live your romance at its fullest.
A paradise you must live at least once in a lifetime!
Celebrate your love; let me guide you to make your Polynesian dream come true!