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The Hawaiki Nui outrigger canoe race, which attracts the big names in paddling every year

Raiatea

Raiatea, the largest and most populous of the Society Islands, after Tahiti, fuels the passions of yachtsmen.

Society archipelago

Its deep bays and numerous motu, ideal conditions for navigating, the spacious lagoon shared with the island of Taha’a, its proximity to the other Society islands, all make Raiatea ideal for boating. The islands’ nautical centers have a sizeable fleet of different categories of boats, including high performance catamarans, that are a pleasure to handle under sail.
Raiatea also has a rich historical past, the impressive marae Taputapuatea, on the southern coast, was the epicenter of religious and political power in Polynesia at the time of European discovery.
The island has the only navigable river in Polynesia, offering an opportunity to explore its luxuriant interior. Fans of scuba diving are also in luck, there is an amazing diversity of original diving, in particular drift diving in the many passes.

Tahiti pearl regatta, the largest regatta in the pacific islands

The Tahiti Pearl Regatta, an international level competition, is organized annually in the Leeward Society Islands. It is open to all, single or multiple hull, with no size limits. The competition usually attracts in the region of fifty boats, sailing between Raiatea, Taha’a, Huahine and Bora Bora. Besides being an important event in the sailing worlds’ calendar, the Regatta is also a marvelous way to discover the mythical islands that have seduced navigators over the centuries. Savor an unforgettable moment, sharing the celebrations of the competing crews and the local inhabitants.

Highlights
  • Ideal natural conditions for yachting
  • Significant archeological sites
  • The only navigable river in Polynesia, that can be discovered by private tour
  • Uturoa and its harbor
  • The Tahiti Pearl Regatta, an international sailing competition
  • The Hawaiki Nui outrigger canoe race, which attracts the big names in paddling every year
  • The large lagoon Raiatea shares with Taha’a
Accommodations
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Opoa Beach

Opoa Beach

Raiatea

Opoa Beach hotel is located on the South of the island of Raiatea, which shares its superb blue turquoise lagoon with Tahaa, its “sister” island. Hidden in the middle of a dense forest, the hotel is found on the side of the lagoon with a fine man-made sand beach and great views of the lagoon, the “birds” motu, the coral reef and some fabulous sunrise over Huahine.
This charming boutique hotel was hand built by French Polynesia lovers to offer to its guests authenticity, serenity and warmth.

Hotels / Charming Boutique Hotel

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My Relentless

My Relentless

Tahiti, Moorea, Bora Bora, Huahine, Raiatea, Taha'a, Rangiroa, Tikehau, Fakarava, Nuku Hiva, Hiva Oa, Apataki, Tahuata, Fatu Hiva

MY Relentless is a super luxurious expedition yacht based in the South Pacific waters which offers chartered expedition in French Polynesia. Referred to as an explorer vessel, she provides very sea-worthy and stable cruising while still having the benefits of a shallow draft. The ability to tuck in to hidden bays for shelter or exploration and cruise longer distances between anchorages provides adventurers with much more flexibility when planning their itinerary.
MY Relentless sleeps as many as 9 guests in four staterooms, including a master suite, two double cabins, a twin cabin and a Pullman berth.
The overall design of MY Relentless is one very elegant and luxurious, classically styled with Chinese influences of the four elements of wood, water, fire and soil. Her interior spaces are warm and welcoming, with a clear focus on relaxation. Her salon is ultra-spacious with comfortable seating options.
Her spacious top deck is the ideal entertaining space. Large loungers provide space for sunning or relaxing. It also boasts a full bar, outdoor TV and large Jacuzzi. She offers stunning views wherever guests are located of the emerald-green peaks of the South Pacific's most renowned cruising areas. Enjoy sunset cocktails or al fresco snacks while taking in the spectacular surrounding views!

Yachts / Motoryacht

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Utimate Lady

Utimate Lady

Tahiti, Moorea, Bora Bora, Huahine, Raiatea, Taha'a, Rangiroa, Tikehau, Fakarava, Nuku Hiva, Hiva Oa, Apataki, Tahuata, Fatu Hiva

The Ultimate Lady is a sport fishing boat based in the capital island of Tahiti (Society Islands). She offers the very best in stability, comfort and of course, style! Ultimate Lady was designed specifically for long range sport fishing and enjoys fishing all the marlin species in Tahiti year round. Cruising the Islands of Tahiti on board Ultimate Lady is both for those wanting to have a serious fishing holiday of a lifetime, and for those simply seeking adventurous luxury.
She has a top speed of 32 knots and a range of 5500 nautical miles so she is a great boat for traveling long distances in a fraction of the time.
Ultimate Lady features two identical master cabins, forward, port and starboard. Each cabin has its own queen size bed, flat screen TV, a DVD player, a desk, a cupboard and bed side drawers. Both have en suites and individually controlled air conditioning. In the forepeak, there is a third cabin with two single beds and an en suite bathroom. There is an additional double berth aft with a private bathroom just next door.
For larger groups there is also an additional cabin with twin bunk beds and a shared bathroom with the twin, however this is better suited to more casual charters and / or groups traveling with small children (so up to 8 people + 2 small children) as then crew numbers go down to 3.
There is plenty of space available to relax indoors and lounge in the sun on deck, and Ultimate Lady is fitted with a Bose and Sony entertainment system throughout.

Yachts / Motoryacht

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Miss Kulani

Miss Kulani

Tahiti, Moorea, Bora Bora, Huahine, Raiatea, Taha'a, Rangiroa, Tikehau, Fakarava, Nuku Hiva, Hiva Oa, Apataki, Tahuata, Fatu Hiva

Miss Kulani, luxurious motor yacht based in the island of Tahiti, offers private cruises. Cruising on clear waters of Polynesian lagoons on board this sumptuous yacht, is an incredible experience. With so much to do, see, taste, touch and feel, Miss Kulani prides herself to have assembled the best of the best, now offering a selection of custom-tailored itineraries to ensure you experience our islands’ paradise in your own unique way.
This beautiful motor yacht features 3 (eco-powered air-conditioned) cabins with individual en suite bathrooms, as well as another guest stateroom that is best suited for very small children. The main deck contains a huge saloon and a dining area, boasting panoramic views of the surroundings.
The fly bridge is very comfortable and well-appointed with a large sofa, a wine cooler, a fridge and an ice maker. It is the ideal spot to chill out while cruising. The sundeck offers ample sunbathing space with lounge chairs. The shaded aft deck provides a private place to relax and gives you access to the swim platform. Thanks to Miss Kulani’s low draft, anchoring close to shore in shallow crystal-clear waters will truly immerse you in the magic of the islands.
The crew on board Miss Kulani can arrange everything from diving with a personal instructor, going on a safari ashore, or organizing a spa and massage in the most prestigious resorts in Bora Bora. Their expertise will make your dreams a reality.

Yachts / Motoryacht

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SABA 50

SABA 50

Tahiti, Moorea, Bora Bora, Huahine, Raiatea, Taha'a

  • Elected « Best Boat » of the year of its release (2014), the SABA 50 catamaran responds with excellence to the various experiences that the cruise offers.
  • Elegant and efficient
  • Exceptional relaxation areas
  • Optimal navigation comfort

Catamarans / 5 cabins

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Vega Ipanema 58

Vega Ipanema 58

Bora Bora, Huahine, Raiatea, Taha'a

New Flagship unit by Fountaine-Pajot, Vega, an Ipanema 58 model, offers every convenience combined with the flagship trim.

Elegant, high performing, spacious, VEGA is ideally suited to our lagoons, thanks to the cockpit of 25 sqm, offering space "indoor/ outdoor living" exceptional, with the surrounding environment of the blue lagoons of French Polynesia...

  • Ipanema 58 grande croisiere model, with A/C, water maker, generator, and Nespresso machine.
  • VEGA configuration: 5 double cabins with private washroom on each, a spacious indoor living-room, outside lounges with a cockpit of 25 m², sunbathing in the front near the trampoline, and a very large Flybridge - higher bridge near the skipper with an outdoor lounge.

Catamarans / 5 cabins

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Lagoon 52

Lagoon 52

Tahiti, Moorea, Bora Bora, Huahine, Raiatea, Taha'a

Solea, Lagoon 52 is a luxurious and contemporary private sailboat catamaran based in the island of Raiatea (Society Islands). It has great sailing performances with a slender line that will make it possible for you to discover all the islands that make up our wonderful destination in total privacy and ultimate comfort.

The catamaran features:

  • 5 double air-conditioned cabins with individual en suite bathrooms
  • A spacious living room
  • 3 outdoor relaxation spaces: one in the front cockpit with the trampoline, one in the back cockpit and the third one on the upper-deck with its sunbathing area on the fly bridge

Onboard, you will experience a professional, discreet and personalized service.
Your guide / captain will lead you safely to sumptuous places for which French Polynesia is renowned.
Your hostess / chef will prepare exquisite cuisine fitting your taste.
The crew members will share with you their knowledge and expertise about the islands, to guarantee your cruise is a personalized, unique and unforgettable experience.

Catamarans / 5 cabins

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Lagoon 560

Lagoon 560

Tahiti, Moorea, Bora Bora, Huahine, Raiatea, Taha'a

Based in the island of Raiatea, the somptuous sailboat catamaran Senso, Lagoon 560, offers private cruises. This luxuous boat has outstanding maritime qualities. She inspires feelings of harmony, elegance and comfort, for an exploration of Polynesia in an exceptionel setting.

The catamaran features:

  • 4 double air-conditioned cabins with individual en suite bathrooms
  • A spacious living room with a 360° view, a flat screen TV and a DVD player
  • 3 outdoor relaxation spaces: a first in the front cockpit with the trampoline, a second in the back cockpit, and a third on the upper-deck with its sunbathing area on the fly bridge.

Once on board, relax and let yourself be rocked by the lapping of the waves against the boat.
Your captain will lead you from island to island to explore the unspoiled beauty of Polynesia.
Your hostess / chef will select for you her best local flavors’ recipes, according to your desires and tastes.
Best efforts will be made by the crew, to ensure your polynesian cruise will be an unforgettable journey.

 

Catamarans / 5 cabins

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Lagoon 620

Lagoon 620

Tahiti, Moorea, Bora Bora, Huahine, Raiatea, Taha'a

Lagoon 620 is a luxurious private sailboat catamaran based in the island of Raiatea. She offers a sumptuous interior with spacious living quarters and a simply laid out and liveable decks.
Onboard, you will get a high standard of comfort and privacy to discover the Polynesian lagoons choosing the cruising program that fits best to your travel wishes.
The catamaran features 6 very well-appointed air-conditioned double cabins with individual en suite bathrooms, a spacious design with large open spaces boasting stunning views.

The catamaran’s living spaces include:

  • Wide side decks and integrated hatchways for comfort and safety
  • A fly bridge that offers new living space on board
  • A cockpit-level lounge
  • A luxurious lounge in the saloon
  • A double dining table
  • A laterally configured galley setup that offers direct cockpit access

Onboard, you will benefit from a discreet and tactful service.
The navigation will be carry out by your skipper with maximum safety. He will guide you towards outstanding areas and other wonders of Polynesia.
The hostess / chef will make sure to treat you with incredible menu, with some local flavour to satisfy your wishes.

Catamarans / 6 cabins

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LUCIA 40

LUCIA 40

Tahiti, Moorea, Bora Bora, Huahine, Raiatea, Taha'a

With elegant and modern lines, along with a nice brightness inside the boat, the Lucia 40 has been made to bring both sporting and pleasant sailing to the passengers.

  • Confortable and efficient
  • Large relaxation area
  • Bright inside

The inside is cozy and bright thanks to its design close to a house’s one, made with modern materials and large window glasses.

Outside, the foredeck has a sun lounger in addition to the trampolines, the rear deck offers an L bench seat and the cockpit a better protection against the sun with a rigid bimini.

 

Onboard, the crew will make sure that your cruise happens in the best conditions.

Your captain will be happy to show you one of the best places of Polynesia while your hostess / chef will cook for you her best recipes.

Catamarans / 4 cabins

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Lagoon 400

Lagoon 400

Tahiti, Moorea, Bora Bora, Huahine, Raiatea, Taha'a - On request

Based in the island of Raiatea, Lagoon 400 is a modern catamaran, ideal for private cruises on polynesian waters.
Combining harmony, comfort and balance, this catamaran reconciles beautiful inhabitable spaces as well as amazing sailing performance.
Lagoon 400 offers maximum safety and have all the assets to delight passengers with:

  • 4 double air-conditioned cabins with individual en suite bathrooms
  • A spacious living room with 360° view
  • 2 outdoor relaxation spaces: one in the front cockpit with the trampoline, and the other one in the back cockpit.

Onboard, the crew will make sure that your cruise happens in the best conditions.
Your captain will be happy to show you one of the best places of Polynesia while your hostess / chef will cook for you her best recipes.

Catamarans / 4 cabins

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MAHE 36

MAHE 36

Tahiti, Moorea, Bora Bora, Huahine, Raiatea, Taha'a

With its 11 meters length, MAHE 36 has all the qualities of a great catamaran: technical innovation, performance and comfort level.

Its spacious cockpit is well-protected from rain and sun. Free of obstacle, the cockpit and deck are also much safer and benefit from the addition of two new aft rails. Inside, the living-room features exceptional room for a boat of this size. On the port side, the chart table, with its host of state-of-the-art electronics, is easily accessible and ergonomically designed.

* a version with 3 cabins and 1 shower toilet, fans

* a version with 2 cabins and 2 showers toilets, fans

The cabins offer queen-size aft cabin beds and large port-holes that provide beautiful natural light. The bathroom, at the front, is particularly spacious with 2 meters length, and modern decoration.

Catamarans / 2 or 3 cabins

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A Dream Cruise in French Polynesia - Lagoon 620

A Dream Cruise in French Polynesia - Lagoon 620

Tahiti, Moorea, Bora Bora, Huahine, Raiatea, Taha'a, Fakarava - On request

Displaying high performance, quality and comfort, this yacht « Lagoon 620 » has not only been maintained to the highest standard but also displays incredible attention to detail with many added touches throughout.  Its substantial living space and outdoor area along with a beautifully designed interior really make this a luxury yacht. 
Guests will enjoy luxurious carpeted cabins, memory foam mattresses and ensuite bathrooms - the perfect place to come back to after a day in the sun! The master cabin also features a private sitting area with television, direct access to the cockpit and a large bathroom area.       
The focus on Ocean View is to ensure you experience the most enjoyable, relaxing holiday - whether that be through exploring the volcanic islands, sunbathing on the flybridge or having fun with the water toys.  ​
Whilst primarily set for kitesurfing, guests can also enjoy wakeboarding, water-skiing, paddle boarding or snorkelling between the colourful reef.

Catamarans / 3 cabins

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Haumana

Haumana

Bora Bora, Raiatea, Taha'a - 4 days / 3 nights

With 12 cabins and 1 suite, Haumana welcomes onboard only 24 guests allowing the intimacy of small ships. The facilities of the ship have been arranged to allow high comfort during the cruises. Spacious enough to provide the comfort of a big ship, Haumana gives to his guests the feeling of being on a private yacht with a unique personal service. Her shallow-draft design makes Haumana very suitable for cruising or anchoring in shallow waters in contrast to conventional vessels.
You can choose between two different itineraries to discover the islands of Raiatea, Taha’a and Bora Bora in a Polynesian and authentic atmosphere. With a lot of experiences and expeditions on every island, a cruise onboard Haumana will make you discover Polynesia differently.
Haumana offers tailor-made private charters, according to your expectations for convivial and unique moments between friends or with your family. In an elegant and Polynesian atmosphere, several options or departure points are possible to ensure the best possible cruise for you.

Cruises / 12 cabins

Private tours
Transport & private Services
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TASC

TASC

Tahiti, Moorea, Bora Bora, Huahine, Raiatea, Taha'a, Rangiroa, Tikehau, Fakarava, Nuku Hiva, Hiva Oa

Tahiti Air Service and Conciergerie (TASC) is the premiere FBO in the mid Pacific. It offers an outstanding array of services from FBO, AMO, Charter and Concierge assistance.
TASC provides charter service using a Beech 1900D aircraft and proposses rental of airplanes with or without a crew for flights throughout all of French Polynesia, including direct flights on request to the distant archipelagoes (3 ½ hour flight direct between Tahiti and the Marquesas, for example).
You can reserve a plane for the time you want; it is a personalized service! You choose your destination and your schedules to best manage your use of time, and to get the most out of your visit. This type of transportation gives you more flexibility and less constraint.
Whether you are planning a business trip, a weekend with friends, a tour or a sports competition, a private flight is the ideal solution for your travel arrangements.
With TASC, you will travel on board a modern and efficient aircraft, a Beechcraft 1900D that can accommodate up to 18 passengers with a baggage maximum of 750 kg, depending on the types and destinations.
Night flights are possible on request, which will allow you, for example, to leave Bora Bora just before your international flight that is often scheduled for late at night. You will be welcomed in the VIP lounge located in the north area of the International Airport of Tahiti Faa’a. Here you can rest, eat and even work. At your disposition are computers and free WiFi internet access, as well as bathrooms, showers, beverages and snacks.
On board: enjoy all the comforts of a private flight!

Inter islands transportation

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Air Tahiti

Air Tahiti

Tahiti, Moorea, Bora Bora, Huahine, Raiatea, Taha'a, Rangiroa, Tikehau, Fakarava, Nuku Hiva, Hiva Oa

Air Tahiti, the main airline of French Polynesia, is a company that serves 47 islands in French Polynesia. The closest, Moorea, is 15 km from Tahiti, just a 7-minute flight. The farthest is Mangareva in the Gambier archipelago, a 3 ½ hour direct flight for a distance of 1,600 km.
The destinations are regularly served by ATR. The only exceptions are the Marquesas Islands, where the islands of Ua Huka and Ua Pou are served by Twin Otter, as well as the atolls of Apataki, Fakahina and Takume in the Tuamotu Islands.  
On the Air Tahiti flights the seats are not assigned when checking in. Seating is free choice. Thus, when you board the plane you can choose a window or aisle seat.
A welcome juice is served on all ATR flights between Tahiti or Moorea and the islands, or between the islands and Tahiti or Moorea. On flights departing before 9:00 AM Air Tahiti also offers coffee or tea. A varied choice of drinks and salty or sweet biscuits can also be purchased from the cabin crew. Accepted modes of payment are by local checks or cash in Pacific francs (XPF).
For a multi-island circuit, we recommend an Air Tahiti Pass that enables you to discover several islands during one trip.

Inter islands transportation

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Air Archipels

Air Archipels

Tahiti, Moorea, Bora Bora, Huahine, Raiatea, Taha'a, Rangiroa, Tikehau, Fakarava, Nuku Hiva, Hiva Oa

Forget the constraints of fixed schedules on regular airlines! On Air Archipels the flexible flights are made on request. The company is able to arrange a flight in less than 24 hours to wherever you choose to go in French Polynesia.
With a fleet of 5 aircrafts (3 Beechcraft B200 King Air and 2 Twin Otter DHC6-300 planes) and 18 pilots, Air Archipels serves 40 airports in French Polynesia in optimal conditions of security and comfort. Depending on the destination, the flight time varies from a few minutes to 3 ½ hours.
Air Archipels offers a customized service adapted to your requirements. This support begins at the entrance to the airport building to accompany you to the foot of the aircraft. The pilots are waiting to take you to your destination as quickly as possible and safely.  

Inter islands transportation