Tahiti travel basics

There’s no other place in this world that evokes the imagery and senses like Tahiti. This is the land of Polynesian beauty, immortalized by Gaughan and revised by Hollywood. Air perfumed by vanilla trees and tropical flowers. This is paradise. The island of Tahiti is the largest of 118 islands and atolls of French Polynesia. These islands are divided into[…]

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It’s Tahiti Time!

  Ah, my favorite destination of all…Tahiti.  Officially known as French Polynesia, this broad collection of South Pacific islands is about 2 hours due south of Hawaii.  With pristine, calm lagoons, beautiful views, ideal weather, gentle people, and tropical flowers perfuming the air this destination embodies the perfect beach destination.   If this is your one and only trip to[…]

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Spotlight on Fiji

Dreaming of a Polynesian escape for your next vacation getaway?  Beautiful Fiji Islands in the South Pacific total more than 300 islands in a tropical, white sand paradise.  Coral reef diving and snorkeling are exceptional. Over 1,000 species of fish swim the grottoes and lagoons, and colorful birds and tropical flowers are everywhere. Typical itineraries are for 2 islands for a[…]

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In search of the overwater bungalow

So, maybe you are wondering — where in the world can you find overwater bungalow accommodations? The “True” Overwater Bungalow French Polynesia (Tahiti) is perhaps the most famous destination offering overwater bungalows, and of these islands Bora Bora tops the list.  Here you’ll find pontoons with multiple thatched-roof bungalows sitting on crystal clear, super-calm lagoon waters.  The Tahitian islands offering[…]

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Getting to know Fiji

Perhaps you’re looking for a unique once-in-a-lifetime romantic trip. Or maybe you’ve already experienced Caribbean and Hawaii, and you want to try a new destination. The beautiful islands of Fiji are unspoiled and genuinely friendly. Fiji is a 10 hour flight from LAX airport, and is a great destination on its own, or can combine easily with longer itineraries to[…]

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Cook Islands: Polynesian Escape

If you are wanting a laid back, ldyllic tropical vacation where the beaches are untouched, the locals super-friendly, and the water crystal clean, the Cook Islands might be for you.  This is a good choice for folks looking to truly get away, and for those who have already visited Tahiti or Hawaii and want more of that Polynesian experience. Of[…]

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