Raiatea

3 days on Raiatea

Itinerary

The heartbeat of The Islands of Tahiti emanates from a special place in Raiatea, the sacred Taputapuatea marae. The expansion of Polynesians throughout the Pacific began on Raiatea from this precise site.

Day 1 : Discover The Sacred Island

  • Feel the mana when visiting the UNESCO World-Heritage Site Marae Taputapuatea
  • Cruise on Faaroa the only navigable river in The Islands of Tahiti
  • Go on a hike on mount Temehani to discover the endemic Tiare Apetahi flower
  • Shop local souvenirs and delicacies at the Uturoa market

 

Day 2 : The land of Legendary Possibilities

  • Charter a yacht and escape to some of the most sought-after sailing waters in the world
  • Discover the wonder that awaits in the clear lagoon waters with day or night -time dives
  • Drive along the quiet circle-island roads and stop at the villages and peaceful shores
  • Follow a guide along ancient footpaths high into the mountain

 

Day 3 : Discover The Vanilla Island

  • Charter a catamaran to go and explore the sister island Taha’a, known as the vanilla island
  • Visit a vanilla plantation. Over 80% of Tahiti’s harvest of this world-famous spice is grown here.
  • Visit an agricultural sugar cane rum distillery
  • Visit one of the island’s pearl farm
  • Snorkel in the coral garden with Bora-Bora in the background
  • Unwind in open air resort spas
  • Soak your feet in the lagoon during lunch on a private motu