French Polynesia


Deep Dive: 12 Hotels With World-Class Scuba

There may be no greater adventure on this planet than diving into the 70 percent of it that is water. Here are 12 properties where the diving is extraordinary.

The Brando's Luxe New Residences

The sumptuous Brando resort on the French Polynesian atoll of Tetiaroa is constructing residences that will have full access to the amenities of the resort.

Dining in French Polynesia, Where the 'Wow' Factor Is in Full Effect

French Polynesia offers fascinating dining: The rich cuisine, gorgeous settings and easygoing service makes for romantic meals.

Our Editors' 20 Favorite Hideaway Hotels

The Hideaway Report's team of editors travels far and wide, uncovering the most distinctive hotels in the world. Here are their top 20 hideaway hotels.

The Wild Bunch: 9 Best Adventure Travel Experiences

Andrew Harper Alliance Partners share some of their top-listed wilderness and adventure travel experiences.

5 Favorite Inspiring Art Destinations

Here, we take a closer look at five inspiring destinations worldwide with histories steeped in art and literature.

Inspiring Art Destinations: Tahitian Islands

French Polynesia, and specifically Tahiti, has welcomed and inspired iconic writers and famed artists, capturing the interest of travelers and art lovers.

10 Stunning Overwater Bungalows

There are few luxuries akin to staying in these select properties, perched up above the water, the sound of waves lapping on the sides of a private bungalow.

In the News: Polynesian Paradise

In July, Tetiaroa will see the opening of The Brando, a resort of 35 villas, each with its own outdoor dining area, pool and private stretch of beach.

French Polynesia Aboard the Paul Gauguin

French Polynesia has long beckoned visitors with sensational scenery, azure seas and a rich local culture.

From the Travel Office: An Unusual South Pacific Value

Staying in an overwater bungalow at a spectacular French Polynesian resort can be one of those truly unforgettable life experiences, but the glorious view

Friday Escape: Le Taha'a Island Resort & Spa

Captivating resort on a private islet off the coast of Tahaa, surrounded by a turquoise lagoon and backdropped by Bora Bora's dramatic profile. Unspoiled Tahaa is known for its vanilla plantations and black-pearl farms.

Photo of the Week: Bora Bora

Early evening in Bora Bora, French Polynesia.