Islands of Tahiti
January 13 - 28, 2022
Escorted by Allen Sears & Stephanie Motley
Enjoy sunny Fakarava, one of earth’s most beautiful places that has been named a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Discover rare species of nesting birds and marine life living in harmony and immerse yourself in Tahiti’s authentic experiences.
THE ISLANDS OF TAHITI
The Islands of Tahiti are a mythical destination. The mention of Tahiti calls to mind visions of an idyllic island paradise and once you visit, you’ll discover that your imagination isn’t too off the mark. Secluded, tropical and lush, these islands are a universe where dreams meet reality.
The Island of Tahiti, the largest island in French Polynesia, towers over the South Paciﬁc ocean like a proud and royal Queen.The mountainous interior of Tahiti Island is adorned with mystical valleys, clear streams, and high waterfalls. Most of the island’s population resides near the shore, leaving the interior of the island feeling almost untouched and ancient, despite such proximity to the bustling capital of Papeete.Papeete, meaning “water basket,” was once a gathering place where Tahitians came to ﬁll their calabashes with fresh water.Legendary islands and undiscovered atolls mesmerize you with their tropical hues. Feast your eyes on Bali Hai. Discover the diver’s paradise of Fakarava, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve that fulﬁlls every fantasy about the South Paciﬁc. Feel your private island celebration on the beach promises to be an extraordinary event with a menu carefully selected by Windstar’s executive chef and Polynesian ﬁre dancers.
Intercontinental Resort & Spa
- Sun Jan 16 Papeete - Sail Away - 6PM
- Mon Jan 17 At Sea.
- Tue Jan 18 - 7AM - 5PM Fakarava
- Wed Jan 19 - 9AM - 5PM
- Thursday Jan 20 - At Sea
- Friday Jan 21 - 8AM - 5PM Motu Mahaea (Tahaa)
- Friday Jan 21 - 6:30 PM Raitea Overnight
- Saturday Jan 22 Raiatea 10:00 Pm Sail Away
- Sunday Jann 23 8AM Bora Bora Overnight
- Monday 24 - Bora Bora 9PM Sailaway
- Tuesday Jan 25 8AM - 5PM Huahine
- Wednesday Jan 26 - 8AM - 6PM Moorea
- Wednesday Jan 26 - 9PM Papeete
- Thursday Jann 27 Disembarkation to Intercontinental Tahiti Resort & Spa - Day Room Depart – USA
Nestled in the quiet Lagoon, Moorea with its diverse coral reefs, and annual trade winds from April to October, allow for a variety of activities, from outrigger canoeing to paddle boarding, kiteboarding, water skiing and even surﬁng around some of the passes.
Bora Bora, with a lagoon of turquoise waters resembling an artist’ palette of bright blues and greens. Romantics from around the world appreciate Bora Bora, the lush tropical slopes, and valleys of Mount Otemanu blossom with hibiscus, palm-covered motu circle the illuminated lagoon. The perfect white-sand Bora Bora beaches leading to Matira Point give way to blue waters where tropical colored ﬁsh animate the coral gardens and giant manta rays glide leisurely past.
It’s easy not to notice the small, lovely islets that form a ring around Fakarava’s lagoon, the second largest atoll in French Polynesia. After all, it’s the lagoon that draws your attention, its beauty pulling at you like a magnet. Life in the small villages, with their bougainvillea lined roads, bright coral the clear waters surrounding this UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
- Air NW Florida Beaches, All Transfers & Taxes
- Intercontinental Tahiti Resort
- 12 day Cruise, All transfers & Taxes
- Travel Insurance is highly recommended