Destination guide

The culturally rich area of Papeete awaits your stay

Enjoy the culture and other features of Papeete. Well known for its island views, shopping and seaside, this romantic city won't disappoint. Temae Beach and Moorea Green Pearl Golf Course are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Papeete

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Papeete a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Moorea Green Pearl Golf Course (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Tahiti International Golf Course (17.5 mi / 28.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Papeete

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Papeete. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Temae Beach (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Parc Bougainville (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Place Jacques Chirac (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Fautaua Waterfall (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Black Sand Beach (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Mt. Orohena (7.7 mi / 12.5 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Papeete

Fly into Papeete (PPT-Tahiti Faaa Intl.), the closest airport, located 3.3 mi (5.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Moorea (MOZ-Temae), which is 13.5 mi (21.7 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Pape'ete?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 127 holiday lettings around Pape'ete. From 28 Houses to 66 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Pape'ete?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Pape'ete. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Parc Bougainville: 207 holiday lettings
  • Cathedrale de L'lmmaculee Conception: 208 holiday lettings
  • Place Jacques Chirac: 207 holiday lettings
  • Black Pearl Museum: 208 holiday lettings
  • Fautaua Waterfall: 191 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Pape'ete listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Pape'ete?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 28 Houses in Pape'ete. Our other popular types of Pape'ete holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 66 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 75 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Pape'ete?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 67 holiday homes with pool available in Pape'ete. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.