Taha’a

Taha’a

General information

  • Archipelago : Windward islands (Society islands)

  • Population : 5 301

  • Area: 88 sq. km

  • Highest Point : Ohiri (598 m)

Why Taha’a ?

  • Its vanilla with a heavenly taste

  • Its lush and unspoilt vegetation

  • Its paradise-like motu where time has stopped

Photos of Taha’a

Just a few minutes away from Raiatea’s airport by shuttle boat, Taha’a “the Vanilla Island” has retained the charm of old-time Polynesia. The island is one giant colored and fragrant garden of which vanilla, the precious orchid, is the ruling princess. Taha’a produces more than 80% of the famous Tahitian vanilla, the favorite variety of true connoisseurs.

The huge lagoon of Taha’a possessed many motu, sandy islets on which you play Robinson Crusoe between dives. Prestigious hotels of exclusive luxury have chosen some of these isolated motu, perfect settings to fully taste the perfect calm of this authentic island.

An island with authentic charm: it is an untamed island with luxuriant vegetation, set in an emerald lagoon, ringed with idyllic motus.

Exotic tropical flora in splendid scented colorful gardens, with guided toursof vanilla plantations and tropical fruit during 4×4 safaris.

Discover the story of pearls on a guided tour of a family pearl farm.

A giant natural aquarium, the Tahaa lagoon is the place for magical dives where you can observe eels, gray sharks, napoleons, shoal of barracuda and amazing coral gardens.

Water activities: guided tours around the island in an outboard canoe; sumptuous picnics on a motu; feeding the rays and a visit to the dolphins; cruise onboard a yacht or catamaran in the crystalline waters of the lagoon.

Prestigious hotels offering exceptionally high standards of comfort combined with luxury, spaciousness and tradition. Refined cuisine and relaxing massages are offered in a charming setting.

Family hotels offer peace and a chance to discover the traditional way of life of the island’s inhabitants.

Access by boat from Raiatea is ensured by regular daily shuttle speedboats.

Taha’a lodging

Taha’a vacation packages