If you are a person who loves to maintain a travel list, then put up French Polynesia on your list. It is a stunning group of islands that lies far away from mainland France in the South Pacific. This tropical destination has a string of mountainous jungle islands that are worth visiting once in a lifetime. More than the sunny beaches, there are various other incredible things you can enjoy over here. This place is magical that has been remained untouched and has preserved its authentic culture. Everything is French about the place, from its language to its food. It is home to fascinating marine life, dazzling shorelines, and mystical mountains. Check out some of the amazing attractions of the place you definitely need to visit.
Cruise to Teahupoo’s Mega Surf Wave
As you read the title, you must be thinking that we are asking you to go surfing. Yeah! you can do that if you are interested, but it is not mandatory. This super-gorgeous place is for everyone. Teahupoo is famous for being the second biggest surfing wave location in the world. The waves of the ocean are so high here because the coral reef lying here ring off the shore in a way that makes it swell in a massive way. But as we are saying that you don’t need to be a surfer to enjoy this glorious place. You can witness the mesmerizing view of the place that comprises deep blue color ocean, frothy green outlines of the mountains.
Taste the Incredible French Polynesia Cuisine
Trust me, you are going to fall in love with French Polynesia if you are the one who craves for fresh, raw fish. Whether it is breakfast, lunch or dinner, each of them has an option of fresh fish in its menu. Their traditional dish called Poisson Cru comprises raw and diced fresh tuna; diced onions and tomatoes; coconut milk and shredded carrots. You can imagine the craze. And you must try its pumpkin dessert and coconut bread. They are super-delicious.
Stay in Tahiti
How can you even complete your trip if you don’t stay in Tahiti? It is the most iconic island of French Polynesia. And it deserves this much appreciation as it is the most charming place you could have ever seen in your lifetime. It is not only popular due to its over-water-bungalows, aqua waters, and overall mysticism but also because of the tons of insane adventures this place offers its visitors. Some of them are only accessible by boat or paddle. Nothing can match up to its awesome water bungalows and of course, its super-delicious food. It is one of those places that leaves an imprint on your mind for a lifetime.
Visit French Polynesia’s Only Winery
You might not be aware of this thing. But yes! There is a winery located on the island of Rangiroa in French Polynesia. It is popularly known by the name of Vin de Tahiti. And there is a reason why this winery has been built at this particular place. It is due to its chalky soil that comes from the coral and climate. Even the white wine found at this place has been named Blanc de Corail (AKA “white coral”). They pour their finest wines with the popular authentic fish dishes of the place to give you a surreal experience.
Get Cultured in Moorea
You probably won’t have heard of this now emerging islands of French Polynesia. Its popularity is growing because of its massive sheer cliffs that are surrounded by jungles on one side and beautiful waters on the other. Here you will get to experience the authentic bold culture of the place. To delve into it completely, do pay a visit to its Pineapple Beach.