French Polynesia is a maritime territory spreading over 4 millions of km². Located right in the middle of the Pacific ocean, it is about 17 100km away from Paris. The island of Tahiti, in the Society archipelago, is 17°32 South latitude and 149°34 West longitude. Located between California (3 850 miles away) and Australia (3 540 miles away), it turns out to be about 5 470 miles away from Tokyo.
With its 118 islands scattered over a territory as vast as Europe, the islands of Tahiti offer a wide range of options: honeymoons, romantic getaways, adventure tours, cultural immersions, spa retreats, aquatic explorations, nautical odysseys and much more…
The islands of French Polynesia are represented by five archipelagos featuring a strong identity:
The Society archipelago with its mountains, lush valleys and gorgeous lagoons.
The Tuamotu islands with its atolls and amazing coral gardens.
The Austral archipelago with its wild beaches and mystic caves.
The Gambier archipelago, cradle of catholicism and sanctuary of the legendary black pearl.
The Marquesas islands which inspired several artists such as Paul Gauguib or Belgium singer Jacques Brel, also known as the “land of men”.
Our Island Guide offers an overview of the wonderful destinations that we offer through our catalog. Touch the essence of each of these islands, discover the best they have to offer and appreciate their particularities in order to go into the heart of the many possibilities available to you.
Maritime territory: 4 million km2
Number of islands: 118
Location: in the middle of the Pacific Ocean
Distance from mainland France: approximately 17,100 km