Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Tahiti

The island views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Tahiti. Well known for its shopping, local tours and restaurants, this romantic city won't disappoint. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Tahiti

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Tahiti a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Moorea Green Pearl Golf Course (30 mi / 48.2 km)
  • Tahiti International Golf Course (8 mi / 12.9 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Tahiti

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, March, April, February and January are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 31°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Tahiti

Tahiti is famous for its island views, breathtaking sunsets and tropical setting. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Tahiti is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Temae Beach (28.7 mi / 46.2 km)
  • Maraa Grotto (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • The Water Gardens of Vaipahi (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Motu Nono (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Maui Beach (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Mt. Orohena (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Tahiti

The nearest airport is in Papeete (PPT-Tahiti Faaa Intl.), located 18.1 mi (29.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Moorea (MOZ-Temae), which is 29.2 mi (47 km) away.

Where to stay around Tahiti?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 195 holiday lettings near Tahiti. From 44 Houses to 37 Villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Tahiti for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Tahiti?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Tahiti. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Mo'orea: 102 holiday homes
  • Pape'ete: 132 holiday homes
  • 'Ārue: 124 holiday homes
  • Maharepa: 102 holiday homes
  • 'Ātihā: 102 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Tahiti! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Tahiti?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Tahiti with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Pape'ete: 132 holiday lettings
  • 'Ārue: 124 holiday lettings
  • Maharepa: 102 holiday lettings
  • 'Ātihā: 102 holiday lettings
  • Pā'ea: 127 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Tahiti?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Tahiti. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Moorea Green Pearl Golf Course: 226 holiday rentals
  • Ha'apiti: 183 holiday rentals
  • Papetō'ai: 142 holiday rentals
  • The Water Gardens of Vaipahi: 110 holiday rentals
  • Tiki Village Cultural Centre: 102 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Tahiti listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.