Travel to the French Polynesian isle of Tahiti to visit Papeete, the thriving capital city. From leisurely sun-kissed strolls along the water front esplanade, to cultural excursions spanning hundreds of years and a diverse cross section of religions and influences, Papeete will enchant you.
So you don't miss a thing in Tahiti, rent a car in Papeete. You'll love the freedom to roam from beach to beach at your own pace. Starting just west of the city, try some snorkeling at Plage de Toaroto. If you wish to head east, Venus Point is a lovely stretch of sand for a picnic and swim.
In the downtown area, admire the colorful Cathedral, Latter Day Saints Temple and ornate Presidential Palace. The Bougainville Park is ideal for a shady stroll amongst manicured gardens and gurgling fountains, and there is a bustling indoor market where you can browse for any number of colorful crafts, clothing, shoes, handbags, essential oils and of course, lavish Tahitian vanilla extract!
As the sun sets in picturesque splendor over the horizon, dig into your delectable Polynesian dinner. Traditionally, the cuisine of the region consists of fresh seafood, juicy exotic fruits and French flair mixed in for gourmet credibility. Try the Poisson cru, cubed raw fish marinated in lime juice and coconut milk that is so sweet and tender it will melt in your mouth!
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