The amazing islands of French Polynesia

Posted by on May 20, 2013

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French Polynesia is located east of the South Pacific. It is composed of islands covering an area of ​​more than 3 million square kilometers. It consists of the following groups of islands: Austral Islands, Bass Islands, Gambier Islands, Marquesas Islands, Society Islands, Tuamotu Archipelago.

French Polynesia holidays

French Polynesia holidays

French Polynesia into the wild

French Polynesia into the wild

The most famous islands of French Polynesia are the Bora Bora islands, Moorea, Niku Hiva and Raiatea. The most populous island that receives the most tourists is the island found in the group of the Society Islands, Tahiti Island. Tahiti besides being the largest of all islands, it is also the place where Pappete, the capital of French Polynesia is located.

French Polynesia Moorea Beach

French Polynesia Moorea Beach

French Polynesia Bora Bora

French Polynesia Bora Bora

The climate of these places is tropical, with gentle Pacific breezes and sunshine almost all year round. There are two distinct seasons. The weather is hot and humid between November and May and the weather is cool and dry from June to October. The annual average temperature is 26 degrees.

French Polynesia Cocoperle Lodge Ahe

French Polynesia Cocoperle Lodge Ahe

French Polynesia Bora Bora Beauty

French Polynesia Bora Bora Beauty

The official languages ​​of the islands of Polynesia are French and Italian. English is used in tourist areas so there’s no problem communicating in your trip. The islands have beautiful volcanic or coral reefs. The territory is located in a high seismic activity region.

French Polynesia Niku Hiva

French Polynesia Niku Hiva

More on Polynesia: The best Spas and Resorts at Bora Bora.

French Polynesia photos: Pierre Lesage, retrorocketrick, SomeWorldPics, steveberardi, Michael Sweet, Marsell.

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