This year marks the 130th celebration of the annual Heiva I Tahiti, a spectacular month-long celebration of Polynesian culture. It’s the largest and most popular festival of its kind in French Polynesia, showcasing the very best in traditional dancing, artistry and athleticism. While preparation is already underway, the month of July is the best time to visit Tahiti and witness this celebration in full force. The event is held at the beautiful To’ata Square in Papeete, Tahiti, and we’ve got your exclusive tickets to the festivities! Read more
If you’ve been to the islands of Tahiti, chances are you’ve tried their signature dish, poisson cru. It’s on nearly every menu in Tahiti and its flavor defines the essence of French Polynesia – sweet, tender, refreshing and exotic. If you haven’t tried it yet, you’re in for a real treat!
At Tahiti.com, we believe in giving back. We’re always looking for ways to get involved in environmental and humanitarian efforts, not only in Tahiti, but also around the world. We recently helped sponsor a team in the 4L Trophy, a charitable event that covers a lot of ground – as you’ll see here. Read more
From May 26th to June 3rd, 2012, the Stand Up Paddle World Tour will descend on Tahiti, showcasing some of the best stand up paddling in the world. The big event, known as the Sapinus Pro Tahiti, is the third stop on the tour and also one of the most challenging. It’s set to take place in the beautiful region of Punaauia, which is considered by many to be one of the greatest surf spots in Tahiti, next to Teahupo’o and Taapuna. Read more
The 9th edition of the annual Tahiti Pearl Regatta is about to begin! The most popular of its kind in the South Pacific, it’s scheduled to start on Wednesday, May 16th. This four-day event attracts an average of 30 boats, both local and international, bringing people from all over the world to the gorgeous islands of Tahiti. It’s the perfect balance between a competitive sport and a festive celebration. Read more