Reasons for Visiting the Beautiful Islands of Tahiti

Tahiti is considered the French paradise in the Pacific. This French territory has a lot to offer. Many people view it as one of the most romantic places in the world. If you are yet to be convinced to go there, here are some reasons.

You will find the Tahitian pearls

Tahitian pearls

If you’re into pearls, you might want to visit Tahiti for some of the rarest choices. The Tahitian black pearls are among them. They can grow at an incredibly large size. It’s also rare given its shade of dark grey and brown. If you are yet to see this type of pearl anywhere in the world, you should visit Tahiti.

Try gourmet French Polynesian cuisine

People know France as a country with the most sumptuous meals. Since Tahiti is still a French territory, you can expect the same when it comes to food. Using local Tahitian ingredients, the gourmet cuisine is more than enough of a reason to go there. You can’t miss the poisson cru. It’s the country’s national dish, and their version of the ceviche.

Whale watching

From June to October, humpback whales visit Polynesia to breed. Therefore, it’s considered a Marine Mammal Sanctuary. People aren’t allowed to disturb whales at that time. However, you can still join sightseeing boats to have a closer view of these large marine animals.

Perfect snorkeling and diving sites

If you’re into snorkeling and diving, Tahiti offers some of the best sites. You can even go for the shark snorkeling experience. The only issue is that you can only try snorkeling in 11 of the 112 islands. Despite that, you will still have an outstanding experience.

Stunning waterfalls

The open waters alone will already make you fall in love with Tahiti. The place also offers other natural wonders, including waterfalls. If you love hiking, you have even more reasons to go there since you will walk a bit to see the falls. Don’t miss the Les Trois Cascades or the Three Waterfalls. It’s one of the more popular falls in the area.

Witness the blowholes

If you’re not familiar with blowholes, it’s another reason to visit Tahiti. They’re a result of years of coastal erosion due to the pounding waves against the cliffs. Arahoho is the largest of the blowholes. It’s a unique phenomenon that you don’t want to miss out.

Tons of lagoons

Of course, the French Polynesia are known for the lagoons. People visit the country to relax and stay away from the noise of the big cities. Tahiti offers the best options, and you won’t regret spending a lot to go there.

Tahiti is a hidden paradise in the Pacific, and is worth visiting. Some people have second thoughts due to the cost. While it’s true, you should still give it a shot. You will have an experience of a lifetime. If you save enough money, you can afford this trip. You will bring lots of memories with you. The locals will also make you feel at home.

Photo Attribution:

1st and featured image from

2nd image from