|South Pacific - Tahiti|
Often called "The Island of Love," Tahiti is a range of lushly forested peaks plunging deep into the sea. With astounding; waterfalls that cascade over sheer cliffs into rainforests below and rivers cut through dense valleys of giant ferns, wild fruit trees, and iridescent flowers Tahiti will make your destination wedding, honeymoon or anniversary the memory of a lifetime.
Most hotels are on the northwest coast of the island on a 6-mile stretch between Punaauia and Papeete with breathtaking panoramic azure ocean views. With numerous boutiques, an open-air marketplace, several waterfront cafes and restaurants there is plenty of opportunities to shop till you drop or relax in the warm sunshine. Whether you want a private island picnic near Bora Bora or a canoe delivered breakfast in your over water bungalow, Tahiti is the ultimate South Pacific island paradise.
Honeymoons in Tahiti
There is no better place to celebrate your new life together or to celebrate a milestone of your relationship than Tahiti. Enjoy the perfect place to do everything or nothing at all. Jump into the lagoons for world-class snorkeling in the crystal clear lagoons or share a diving adventure among the infinite marine life together. Rent a private catamaran sailboat and stop off at one of the hundreds of private beaches or islands for a day of seclusion and romance under the South Pacific skies or rent a car and explore the adventures offered on each of the islands by experiencing the simplicities and beauty of everyday Tahitian life.
Choose an all-inclusive honeymoon package that may include your beautiful honeymoon suite, tropical concoctions, mouthwatering cuisine, and even a gift for the newlywed couple upon arrival. Whatever your ideal honeymoon experience, Tahiti will mesmerize you for years to come!
Destination Weddings in Tahiti
Tahiti and her islands offer an ideal destination wedding setting for the most beautiful and memorable event of a couple's life together. Imagine saying, "I do" in a little Polynesian village wrapped around the coral shores of a crystal blue lagoon. A bride and groom couldn't ask for a more perfect place to exchange their wedding vows. The bride-to-be is treated as a Tahitian Princess for the ceremony, pampered by the villagers on the beach. The Groom is also well cared for and dressed in traditional costume as a High Chief. The symbolic ceremony is performed at the Tahitian Stone. Or if your prefer exchange your vows of everlasting love in a traditional American ceremony on a pristine sandy beach with breathtaking views of the sunset.
Choose an all-inclusive wedding package and receive the benefits of your own personal wedding coordinator, beautiful floral arrangements, gourmet cuisine, a band of local musicians, a Tahitian marriage certificate made of tapa, memorable photographs, and even your honeymoon vacation. The wedding of your dreams is waiting.
Climate and Weather
Couples can enjoy warm tropical weather year round in Tahiti making any time a great time for your destination wedding or honeymoon. The average temperature is 78 degrees and the average water temperature is in the low 80s. With warm tropical breezes by day and romantic star lit nights, it's truly a lover's paradise.
Facts for the Bride and Groom
Time Zone: The time zone in Tahiti is Greenwich Mean Time - 10 hours. The islands are just two hours behind Pacific Standard Time. During Daylight-Saving Time (April to late October) they are three hours behind. Time in the Marquesas is half an hour ahead of the rest of the islands.
Language: French and Tahitian are the official languages of Tahiti and both are commonly used. English is spoken and understood in most hotels, restaurants, and shops, but learning a few Tahitian words and phrases is encouraged and appreciated.
Currency: The currency is the French Pacific Franc (XPF) but most credit cards are readily accepted in all tourist areas.
Entry Requirements: A valid passport and a roundtrip or return ticket are required for all visitors entering Tahiti. Visas are not required for North American citizens for stays of less than one month.