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  Tahiti Tourisme - Official Web Site
Everything you want to know about the islands of Tahiti including Bora Bora, Moorea, Huahine, Taha'a and the other exquisite islands of French Polynesia.
Search Tahiti vacation deals, plan your Bora Bora honeymoon, or find a local travel agent who can create the perfect trip to paradise.
The Islands of Tahiti have something for every traveler - sugary white - sand beaches, vibrant marine life, rugged mountains, and colorful history.
www.tahiti-tourism.com   (192 words)

  
  Tahiti Travel Guide, South Pacific Islands
Many people think of Tahiti as somewhere far away on the other side of the globe, but it's only 7.5 hours from Los Angeles; since it takes about five hours to fly from Los Angeles to Hawaii, the flight to Tahiti is only 2.5 hours longer.
Tahiti and French Polynesia abound in things to see and do, including many in the "not to be missed" category.
Tahiti is on the "Coconut Milk Run" yachting route across the South Pacific which utilizes the northeast and southeast trades.
www.southpacific.org /text/finding_tahiti.html   (2244 words)

  
  Tahiti - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tahiti is the largest island of French Polynesia, located in the archipelago of Society Islands in the southern Pacific Ocean at 17°40′S 149°30′W.
Tahiti is some 45 km (28 mi) long at the widest point and covers 1,048 km² (404 sq mi), with the highest elevation being at 2,241 m (7,352 ft) above sea level (Mount Orohena).
Whereas Tahiti Nui is quite heavily populated (especially around Papeete) and benefits from rather good infrastructure such as roads and highways, Tahiti Iti has remained quite isolated, its southeastern half (Te Pari) being accessible only by boat or hiking.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tahiti   (1176 words)

  
 Tahiti - MSN Encarta
Tahiti is one of the Windward group, or the southeastern part of the Society Islands.
The population of Tahiti (1998) is 115,820, and the indigenous inhabitants are Polynesians.
France declared Tahiti a protectorate in 1842 and a colony in 1880.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761556730/Tahiti.html   (326 words)

  
 Tahiti - LoveToKnow 1911
TAHITI, the largest and most important of the French Society Islands in the Pacific Ocean, in r7° 38' S., 1496 30' W. Pop.
The bi-insular form of Tahiti promoted the independence of the chiefs, and war was rarely declared without their being first summoned to council.
Two years were spent in reducing the party in the islands opposed to French rule; an attempt to conquer the western islands failed; and at length, by agreement with England, France promised to return to the plan of a protectorate and leave the western islands to their rightful owners.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Tahiti   (2617 words)

  
 Tahiti Vacation Guide
Tahiti, known as “The Gathering Place”, is the largest and most populated island, and is the starting point for all international travelers.
Tahiti is a figure-eight shaped island with a larger part, known as Tahiti Nui (which means big) and a smaller part called Tahiti Iti (little).
The mystique of a Tahiti vacation as a tropical island paradise began when the first European visitors returned to their countries with glowing reports of a gentle climate, friendly natives, abundant food and uninhibited love under the swaying palms.
www.allworldhotel.com /tahiti   (715 words)

  
 FRENCH POLYNESIA - Old Vintage Antique Postcards Postcard   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Tahiti : Group of Tahitians - Praparing the dinner - Tauira river - Harpoon fishing.
Tahiti - Fautaua : Avenue of the Sacred Union.
Tahiti : The street of the Schools, in Papeete.
www.postcardman.net /frenchpolynesia.html   (878 words)

  
 Tahiti, French Polynesia
Tahiti is the largest of the 118 islands and atolls that make up French Polynesia.
Although the geography and environment of Tahiti is very attractive and comparable to the other islands, the large local population and all that implies doesn't make this island an ideal vacation destination for longer than a couple af days.
The pareu, considered as Tahiti's national garment, can be bought at most of the stores along the waterfront, at sidewalk stands, in artisan centers around the island, hotel boutiques, and from the colourful kiosks set up permanently upstairs at the new municipal market in Papeete.
www.pacificislandtravel.com /fr_polynesia/about_destin/tahiti.html   (1384 words)

  
 French Polynesia
Tahiti (French Polynesia) is many islands, actually several groups of volcanic peaks and atolls spreading over hundreds of miles of ocean.
Tahiti and her islands are a remarkable blend of new and old.
In contrast to the dramatic peaks of the high islands such as Tahiti, Moorea and Bora Bora, the low islands of the Tuamotu atolls are green rings of coral reef surrounding a turquoise lagoon.
www.gotahiti.com /frenchpolynesia4.htm   (2473 words)

  
 Cruise Critic Destinations: Tahiti
Tahiti Nui (meaning big) is the largest section of the figure-eight shape, while Tahiti Iti (little) forms the smaller area.
Tahiti serves as the gateway for cruisers traveling to the Society Islands and other South Pacific destinations.
Tahiti Iti, the smaller section of the island, is connected to the main island by an isthmus.
www.cruisecritic.com /ports/newport.cfm?ID=36   (1066 words)

  
 Tahiti - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The peninsula of Taiarapu, which forms E Tahiti, is joined to the western part of the island by the Isthmus of Taravao.
Tahiti is mountainous, with four prominent peaks, the highest of which is Mt. Orohena (7,618 ft/2,322 m).
Tahiti's tourism triumph: French Polynesia president Gaston Flosse is guiding a new wave of growth for the islands.
www.encylopedia.com /html/T/Tahiti.asp   (457 words)

  
 TAHITI EXPLORER - Tahiti and Papeete the capital city of French Polynesia. Tahiti Hotels, Tahiti Resorts and Tahiti ...
TAHITI EXPLORER - Tahiti and Papeete the capital city of French Polynesia.
The deep green valleys are covered with rainforests and soft ferns, with waterfalls cascading into cool rivers and streams leading to flat coastal land, with fields of taro and flowers.
You can visit the Harrison Smith Botanical Gardens, learn something of the history of the islands at the Museum of Tahiti and Her Islands, view the undersea world at the Lagoonarium and go to he Gauguin Museum were you'll see a displays of some of the artist's paintings.
www.tahiti-explorer.com /tahiti_ppt.html   (981 words)

  
 Budgeting for Tahiti -
Whilst Tahiti cannot be considered to be a "cheap" destination, it must be pointed out that it certainly can be an affordable place to holiday.
Tahiti can be as affordable as you want it to be.
The reason for some of the prices being slightly higher in Tahiti is due to the fact that no income tax is payable by local residents, and thus goods and services are taxed accordingly.
www.tahiti-tourisme.fr /articles.php?id=537   (351 words)

  
 Islands.com | Tahiti   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Tahiti does have beaches (some, like Papara, are fl sand), although its scenic attractions tend to be lush mountains and waterfalls rather than idyllic palm-fringed strands.
This site includes a wealth of information about Tahiti, Bora Bora, Moorea, and all of the other French Polynesian islands, their hotel and vacation package, and a lot of other travel tips needed to plan the perfect getaway.
The people of this Web site live in Tahiti and use their deep knowledge of the islands to tailor a vacation package to fit your needs -- whether that may be honeymooning, relaxing with a luxurious spa vacation or escaping to Tahiti on a budget.
www.islands.com /tahiti   (955 words)

  
 Tahiti Tours
Individual Tiare Tahiti flowers are presented to everyone on the streets of downtown Papeete, in hotels and at the airport.
This is summertime in Tahiti and Her Islands, and all the flowers are in bloom.
Hotels and restaurants in Tahiti and Her Islands go all out to make sure the ritual of Saint- Sylvestre is properly enjoyed Dinners for gourmets and gourmands are accompanied by fine French champagnes and followed by very lively all-night dance balls.
www.tahiti-tours.com /events/december.htm   (247 words)

  
 Tahiti and Her Islands- Downunder and the South Pacific - Islands Escapes
Tahiti is a gorgeous selection of volcanic islands and atolls strewn lazily across the grand South Pacific Ocean.
Tahiti is also a fabulous one-stop vacation destination.
The islands of Tahiti are a gorgeous selection of volcanic islands and atolls strewn acoss the grand South Pacific Ocean.
www.goway.com /downunder/tahiti/index.html   (252 words)

  
 Make waves in Tahiti   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Tahiti, Bora Bora and Moorea are the crown jewels in this tropical coronet.
These cruises usually start in Papeete, the capital of Tahiti, where you can rest up from your flight for a couple of days and take in the sights.
One of Paul Gauguin's several cruises is the eight-day, seven-night sail to Raiatea, Taha'a, Bora Bora and Moorea, returning to Papeete.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/06358/748036-37.stm   (596 words)

  
 The Islands of Tahiti
It's important to note right up top that Tahiti is the name of the largest island and administrative center of French Polynesia; but the Polynesian Cultural Center also uses the name to collectively represent all of the 100-plus French Polynesian islands surrounding Tahiti (except the Marquesas, which is separately represented at the Center).
The love of Tahiti, for example, gave rise to the actual 18th century mutiny on HMS Bounty; and ever afterward has represented the notion of escape to a Polynesian paradise.
Tahiti fits that bill superbly, with its beautiful mountains, balmy climate, emerald and blue lagoons, and warm inviting people.
www.polynesia.com /islands/tahiti.html   (575 words)

  
 Tahiti travel guide - Wikitravel
Tahiti is the largest island in French Polynesia.
English is widely understood in the tourist areas, but not in less frequently visited areas.
Tahiti is served by Faaa International Airport, which is close to the main city of Papeete (Papy - et - tay).
wikitravel.org /en/Tahiti   (217 words)

  
 Tahiti Travel Package - Tahiti Travel Guide | Pleasant Holidays
Book a Tahiti vacation package and experience how the islands of French Polynesia stimulate the mind, refresh the soul, and bring out the sense of adventure in all of us.
Ask those who have been lucky enough experience Tahiti travel to describe the experience, and you'll most likely hear words that range from "awesome" to "unbelievable!" Be kind.
Most of us aren't poets, and even if we were, nothing can prepare you for the first time you visit these mythical South Sea islands.
www.pleasantholidays.com /PleasantHolidaysWeb/MainDestinationDisplayView.do?key_MainDestinationOID=code__.__THT   (175 words)

  
 Tahiti   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The closest courses to this tropical paradise south of the Equator are in Hawaii to the North, Fiji to the West, New Zealand to the Southwest and South America to the East.
Spanish explorers are said to have discovered Tahiti in the 1700s, Capt. James Cook came this way on his voyages to Hawaii and Australia, and Fletcher Christian and other mutineers took control of the HMS Bounty from Capt. William Bligh in these waters in 1788 before settling on Pitcairn Island to the south.
The second hole is 209 yards through the trees, No. 8 is a tight 196 yards, the 14th hole is a challenging 216 yards from an elevated tee to a narrow green guarded by three bunkers and a large gully, and No. 17 is surrounded by bunkers 214 yards from the tee.
www.golftodaymagazine.com /0304Apr/tahiti.htm   (1513 words)

  
 Tahiti Holidays Hotels & Resorts - Beautiful Pacific
Tahiti holidays conjur up images of turquiose lagoons, snorkelling with manta rays, staying in an overwater bungalow and absorbing the sophisticated atmoshere which blends Meditrannean and South Pacific.
We have provided you with detailed information on our hand picked tahiti hotel and resorts which we believe offer a unique atmosphere - from the most exclusive small island resort to hotels for budget travellers.
Unlike most high street travel agents, we know our products intimately - we spend much of our time travelling around the south pacific islands finding out what's new and making independent inspections of all our featured south pacific resorts so we can be confident they live up to the standards we promote.
www.beautifultahiti.com   (426 words)

  
 Tahiti Ocean Staff   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Laurent is the newest addition to TAHITI OCEAN team but not the less experienced as he has worked more than ten years in the shipping industry as agent for cruise and cargo ships.
Carine was born in Belgium and sailed to Tahiti on a 37’ Gin fizz.
He has joined Tahiti Ocean in 2005 to supervise day to day operations and assist engineers, deck and bridge officers in all technical matters.
www.tahiti-ocean.com /staff.html   (466 words)

  
 Aggressor: Diving in Tahiti, Tuamotu Atolls, Rangiroa, Fakarava
Known as the "shark capital of the world", you may see a variety of sharks including lemon, grey white tip, hammerhead, and fl tips.
Cruise the emerald mushroom-shaped rock islands stopping along the way to snorkel with stingless jellyfish, tour WWII battlefields and dive with sharks and mantas.
The Tahiti Aggressor adventure takes you to the most picturesque and exotic islands in all of French Polynesia, Bora Bora, Raiatea, Huahine and Tahaa.
www.aggressor.com /subpage13.php   (387 words)

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