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An Easter Sunday in Tahiti

Happy Easter from Tahiti.com! If you happen to find yourself in Tahiti this holiday, you’re in for a real treat. Easter, like every Sunday morning, is considered a special time for the locals. They attend church dressed in all white—the women wearing lovely hats—and sing beautiful hymns (himenes) for all to hear. Read more

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Don’t Miss “A Deeper Shade of Blue”

Jack McCoy’s “A Deeper Shade of Blue” will screen for one night only on Thursday, March 28th in 400 cinemas across the U.S. This fantastic documentary tells the history of surfing and features amazing underwater footage of Teahupo’o, Tahiti. It premiered at the Santa Barbara Film Festival in 2011 and has since been praised as the “greatest surfing story ever told.” The film also features a great soundtrack with music from Coldplay, Foo Fighters, Paul McCartney and Jack Johnson. This special one-night event includes the premiere of Paul McCartney’s music video, “Blue Sway,” and a pre-recorded panel discussion with Jack McCoy and world‐renowned surfing legends. Click here to buy tickets! Read more

Bachelorette Couple Ashley and J.P. Honeymoon in Tahiti

The Bachelorette couples really love our islands! As you may recall, Roberto Martinez proposed to Ali Fedotowsky in Bora Bora during season six. They even returned a year later to celebrate their anniversary. Now, Ashley Hebert and J.P. Rosenbaum are the first couple from the show to honeymoon in Tahiti. The pair met on season seven of The Bachelorette, televised their wedding last December, then jetted off to paradise on February 17th to celebrate their fairytale romance! Read more

No Reservations: French Polynesia

Tahiti is more than overwater bungalows and pretty beaches; and when it comes to uncovering the islands’ hidden treasures, Anthony Bourdain is just the right man for the job! In Season 3 of No Reservations, the celebrity chef and world traveler visits French Polynesia to try the local fare and discover the region’s lesser-known attributes. His adventures include riding horseback in the Marquesas, getting inked by a local tattoo artist, spearfishing for lunch in Rangiroa, and holding a shark with his own bare hands. Would you dare to do any of those things? Watch the clips below and you can decide! Read more

Tahiti, Where Everyone Knows Your Name

Travel + Leisure recently ran a story titled, “What Your Hotel Knows About You.” The conclusion? More than you might think! The article talks about how resorts are getting personal by learning tidbits of information about their guests before they arrive. This is not a new concept in the world of hospitality, but social media is making it much easier for them to find you. Before you start changing your privacy settings on Facebook, keep in mind that “prying is the new pampering!”
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Tahiti Lights and Shadows

In a colorful world known for its tropical hues of emerald green and aquamarine blue, it’s sometimes nice to see Tahiti in simple black and white. It allows our senses to focus on the beauty of the elements in a very artistic way. The following video, “Lights and Shadows,” captures the allure of Tahiti and the drama behind traditional Polynesian dance. Our favorite part? The fire dancing looks incredible! Read more