Papeete is the capital of the French Polynesia situated in the South Pacific Ocean. Adored by stunning waterfront and South Seas port. Nearby is a relaxing stroll along the promenade. Indulge yourself in a range of relaxing activities from swimming, sailing, snorkeling and diving or get a chance to immerse yourself like the local at festivals.

Treat yourself to some delectable and array of cuisine from Tahitian, French and Asian by exploring the city cafes and fusion restaurants or head to Papeete Roulottes for a waterfront cluster of food trucks. To indulge yourself in some shopping therapy, head into Papeete Municipal Market to shop for some locally sourced produce, handcrafted goods, perfume or just to delight your taste buds by sampling freshly cooked local cuisine.

Head to the one of highest peak in the French Polynesia at Mount ‘Orohena with lush flora, roaring landscapes and never ending views of waterfalls and oceans. For another famous tourist attraction, be ready to get splashed by Arahoho Blowhole or discover an exquisite combination of flowers and vegetation at Water Garden Vaipahi.

Soak up some knowledge at the Museum of Tahiti and The Islands featuring Polynesian artifacts, exhibits and a courtyard garden and head to ‘Ārahurahu Marae to uncover the sacred structure. Wherever you are on the island, there is an endless list of things to discover.

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