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French Polynesia

Made up of 118 separate islands, French Polynesia is more than just a playground for the rich and famous. A mixture of rugged high islands and lower islands surrounded by coral reefs, French Polynesia is separated into 5 archipelagoes, each with their own local flavor.

The resources listed below can help with planning your next trip to French Polynesia, whether you’re interested in Tahiti’s best swim-up bar or exploring the underwater coral reefs of the Tuamotu Islands.

French Polynesia Articles

9 under-the-radar experiences to consider on The Islands of Tahiti

by Caroline Gladstone
9

16 floating and swim-up bars [PICS]

by Kristin Conard
1

16 things about the Islands of Tahiti you won’t understand until you go

by Becca Blond
2

12 things you didn’t know about The Islands of Tahiti

by Becca Blond
2

This drone footage of Teahupoo shows just how beautiful and dangerous surfing can be

by Morgane Croissant

Watch: Aussie stunt rider catches massive Tahitian waves… on a dirt bike

by Morgane Croissant

On the water with the world’s most grueling outrigger canoe race

by Shawn Parkin
1

Tahiti 100 years ago and today [PICs]

by Nicole Griffith
9

14 over-water bungalows to dream about at work [PICs]

by Michelle Schusterman
1

Watch this full screen: All-time Teahupoo + Phantom camera [VID]

by David Miller
1

One of surfing’s most dangerous wipeouts deconstructed in super slow motion [VID]

by Sarah Park
16

25 romantic honeymoon destinations

by Tim Patterson