Tahiti is the largest and most populated (just under 200,000 inhabitants) island of the Windwards Islands of French Polynesia. It is located in the Society Islands archipelago in the northwestern region of the country. The capital is Papeete.
From the Tahiti Travel Guide
Very friendly place and great value for budget stay in Tahiti. Family owned and operated, Fred and Christelle were always more than happy to help. ... more
One of the nicest accomodations I had - very peaceful and the couple is very helpful and friendly. The only disadvantage might be, that it is located about 20 km out of the city centre and the last bus leaves at 5:30. But if you prefer the beautiful sunsets at the lodge to the city night life - even that is no problem. ... more
Tahiti - ok for backpacking
Hi everyone I booked my round the world ticket yesterday and one of the destinations included is Tahiti. I am now getting the impression that packpackers generally go to Fiji instead. Has anyone been there, any advice? I will be travelling alone - will there be many packpackers there? It seems ...
fiji, cook islands, and tahiti
hey wondering if you could tell me is it worth going to Fiji, Cook Islands and Tahiti.are they pretty much all the same, or is it worth going to all three.and are they expensive.we have heard heard tahiti is very expensive.we have them booked on our RTW ticket already but can change. ...
3 weeks in Tahiti
In May I'm setting off on a RTW trip, visiting USA, Canada, Tahiti, Aus, NZ and Hong Kong. While there's an abundance of info on the net for all the other places, Tahiti is a bit of a mystery. I gather it's pretty expensive and not a typical backpackers destination (maybe I should've done a bit ...