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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Now you can bring the world’s most versatile camera to the world’s most photogenic destination. Consider it our gift to you! We’re offering the latest GoPro® Hero3+ Camera to those that book a qualifying package or custom vacation of seven nights or more including air on award-winning Air Tahiti Nui. Read more
Last year we introduced you to the Bora Bora Liquid Festival and posted ongoing coverage of the event. This year, in partnership with Wandermelon Media, we’re offering six exclusive travel packages to get you there! Each package includes full registration to the 13th annual Liquid Festival, scheduled to take place December 2-8, 2013.
Former Hills star Audrina Patridge and her Australian boyfriend Corey Bohan recently vacationed in Tahiti and Bora Bora, describing the destination as “heaven on Earth.” Their trip, which took place from April 27th to May 6th, 2013, was most likely an early celebration for her 28th birthday on May 9th. Here are some pictures of the couple frolicking on the black sands of Lafayette Beach in front of the Radisson Plaza Resort in Tahiti. Read more
What if you could have your dream wedding at each of your bucket list destinations around the world? That’s exactly what Alex Pelling and Lisa Gant, the duo behind 2People1Life, have been doing since 2011. They quit their jobs, sold their house and vowed to get married in every country they visit. Their goal is to embrace the culture and local customs of each destination and discover what makes bringing two people together such a worldwide tradition.
Back in April, they flew to our islands and had their first inflight wedding aboard Air Tahiti Nui, followed by a traditional Tahitian wedding ceremony in both Tahiti and Bora Bora. Although the couple is still not legally married, they plan to return to their favorite place and officially tie the knot in 2014. Let’s hope Tahiti topped their list! Read more
This Friday, June 21st is the annual Tahitian Music Festival. Held every year on this symbolic date, it is meant to celebrate the summer solstice. Many hotels and restaurants around the island will have special guests and live bands performing for the occasion. Kicking off a very musical weekend, the event is then followed by the 6th annual Hitia’a Ukulele Festival on Saturday, June 22nd on the eastern side of the island. In honor of these two events, read below for more information about the Tahitian ukulele.
This year marks the 131st Heiva i Tahiti, an annual event that transforms the island into a spectacular celebration of Polynesian culture and dance. They just released the schedule and the performances are set to kick off on Thursday, July 4th at To’ata Square in downtown Papeete, and conclude on Saturday, July 20th. If you’re traveling to Tahiti during this time, we highly encourage you to attend! For more information about the event, check out our coverage from last year. Read more
To say that French-American actor Gilles Marini has a big heart would be an understatement. The loving family man took his wife, Carole, and their two children, Juliana and Georges, to Tahiti and Bora Bora over the Easter holiday to celebrate their 15th wedding anniversary. Super sweet, right? That’s not even the whole story. The devoted philanthropist took time away from his vacation to lend a helping hand to some of the locals in Bora Bora. Read more