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The Ultimate South Seas Escape to Marlon Brando’s Private Island

The luxurious and highly anticipated Brando Resort will open July 1, 2014 on the famed actor’s private island, Tetiaroa. Once considered a playground for royalty, this tiny atoll served as a summer residence for the former chiefs and kings of Tahiti. It was passed through the hands of many private owners until the famed Hollywood actor negotiated ownership in 1966.

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Incredible April Airfare Savings

Spring is in the air and so are the savings! From now until May 5th, receive up to 40% off your airfare when traveling in May or June. You can also earn a free activity credit of up to $500 on any qualifying package, which means it’s time to spend that tax refund!

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Roxy’s Summer in Tahiti

Excited for summer? Get ready with Roxy! Earlier this year we shared photos of the brand’s photoshoot in Tahiti. Now, read their blog and let surfer Sally Fitzgibbons inspire you with her top picks from the collection. Also, check out her interview with Fathom, where she raves about their experience on board a private catamaran with Tahiti Yacht Charter. 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

Seattle’s Evening Magazine in Paradise

Earlier this month, KING 5’s Evening Magazine headed for warmer weather and visited the islands of Tahiti, Moorea and Bora Bora. Hosts Meeghan Black and Saint Bryan took viewers along for the ride as they experienced a range of adventures—everything from swimming with sharks and stingrays in Bora Bora to eating from the local food trucks in Papeete, Tahiti. Check out the videos below!  Read more

Bora Bora with Giada De Laurentiis

Last year, celebrity chef and Food Network host Giada De Laurentiis went to Bora Bora for her special, “Giada in Paradise,” where she explores food and culture from her favorite worldwide vacation destinations. The episode originally aired on January 15th, 2012, but don’t worry if you missed it because we have a few clips and recipes from the show! Also, the Cooking Channel is still airing her adventures, so check your local listings and you may catch a repeat. Read more

Tahiti Then and Now Part II

In response to our first “Then and Now” blog post from earlier this month, Matador Network reached out to us and asked if we could submit a similar article for their website. Of course we gladly obliged; and below is the final piece that they published on Monday, October 22. If you’ve enjoyed looking through these vintage photos of Tahiti, we’ve listed our sources at the bottom so you can browse through the history books yourself. Read more

Vin de Tahiti: French Polynesia’s Only Wine Label

Since we recently introduced you to Tahiti’s national beer, Hinano, it only makes sense that we also want you to become more familiar with Tahiti’s only wine label, Vin de Tahiti. When you consider the best places in the world to harvest grapes, Italy, Napa or the South of France probably come to mind. You wouldn’t expect an atoll in the middle of the South Pacific to have a vineyard — but it does! Read more

The History of Hinano

Hinano, Tahiti’s national beer, was born in the heart of the South Pacific and has a great deal of history and culture behind it. It was first created in 1955 and launched during the Heiva I Tahiti in July (then known as the Tiurai festival). Since this year’s Heiva I Tahiti is going on right now, we thought we’d crack open a beer with you and share the story behind the Hinano we all know and love. Read more

Tahiti Week: Activities & Attractions

In continuation of “Tahiti Week,” we’re sharing the various attractions and things to do while in Tahiti. What we love most about the island is its diversity. In just one day, you can experience the exciting downtown scene and then journey inward to discover the island’s lush interior.

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