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There is nothing more exhilarating than the prospect of flying to the other side of the world for a relaxing vacation on a paradise island. Whether you’re alone, travelling with your significant other or just looking for an improvised getaway, the idyllic destination may be at your fingertips. Huahine happens to be a very convincing embodiment of Baudelaire’s invitation to travel: “There, everything is order and beauty, luxury, calm and pleasure”. Small wild island of French Polynesia, this destination attracts more and more travelers each year.
Located in the middle of the Leeward Islands in the Society Islands, Huahine covers an area of 74 km2 and counts approximately 6,400 inhabitants. From a semantic and historical point of view, Huahine is said to be “the island of women”, and it was governed almost exclusively by queens. It is composed of two distinct islands, linked by a bridge. Huahine the mysterious is surrounded by legends and conceals many hidden treasures. The variety of settings, the nature, its authenticity, its charm and its wild aspect will conquer your adventurer’s soul. The land, mountainous, imposing, showcasing lush green contrasts with the lightness of the surrounding environment, with crystal clear waters and white sand beaches.
With its rich history and heritage, Huahine seeks to meticulously preserve its culture and maintain its traditions. Renowned for the beauty of its biodiversity, the island is also nicknamed “Garden of Eden”. Let yourself be carried away by a wave of well-being, the captivating atmosphere that surrounds the island, the benevolence and generosity of its people, the diversity of fauna and flora and the vividness of the landscape.
Your trip to Huahine is the perfect opportunity to be introduced to new activities. The island has an extensive range of land and water excursions allowing you to explore the whole territory. On the program: hiking, visits to the archeological sites, day trips, scuba diving, paddling, kayaking, jet-ski or cruises.
It is impossible to leave Huahine without visiting first the places that make it famous. First stop, off to Faie to meet the blue-eyed eels of Huahine. Measuring between 40 and 150 cm, these creatures are sacred and present in many local legends. You can watch them waving in the river and if you are reckless and have some food with you, you might have the chance to touch them. It’s a fun activity that will delight both the young and the not so young. And how about enjoying an island tour by bike? It’s the ideal opportunity to workout while having fun. Do not forget to visit the Maeva Fish Parks and take a detour to the archaeological site to learn more about the local culture.