Matavai Hotel Resort & Sports Centre

Tipaerui, Papeete, Tahiti, Society Islands, French Polynesia | Resort
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Travel Blogs from Papeete

Relax and don't worry on the Society Islands

A travel blog entry by vadetotravel


... my poncho and was soaked after the first rainfall. Nevertheless it was a beautiful ride, part hilly but with beautiful views on the small bays and massive rock formations with waterfalls ... quite unreal. Made a nice stop at a Snack where I ordered a Coke and got free breadfruit crisps! I kind of underestimated the 92km and the last 15km were saddle pain horror and was glad to reach my hotel again... half dead :-)

The next destination ...

Tahiti, Queen of the Pacific

A travel blog entry by lottyh


... bread at the Boulangerie , there
was also an espresso bar on another corner. Not far away was a
couple dining at a very French influenced restaurant, filled with
tropical flowers. For all the pearl shops and boutiques, nothing had
prepared me for the direct contrast of it all. It feels a lot more
Gallic, and a bit more cosmopolitan, except for the way the people
look and dress. A few yards behind us, the crystal clear water of
the lagoon ...

The transit of Tahiti

A travel blog entry by guyfairbank


... after the Royal Society The first missionaries to visit these Islands really did end up in a pot. The last reported cannibalism was only a hundred years ago. RL Stevenson's father built the first lighthouse: it's still standing and the writer visited it on his way to Samoa When filming 'Mutiny on the Bounty', Marlon Brando insisted the black sand be changed to white - so they did. The sand is volcanic and we'll have to wait a few thousand years ...

Flying visits: Brisbane, Auckland and, yes, Tahiti

A travel blog entry by conchwillow


... br>
Anyway back to Brisbane. The glorious weather was perfect for strolling around Brisbane’s trendy Southbank – lots of bars, cafes and restaurants and even a man-made river beach complete with fine white sand – and a cruise on one of the city’s commuter river taxis. It was a brilliant way to see the city’s ultra-modern skyline and rather more pleasant than our last attempt at sightseeing a month earlier when it was ...

Quiet Sea Day

A travel blog entry by njbeaglemom


... or celebrating an anniversary is invited to a celebration. They give you champagne and there is also a wedding cake. One of the Gauguins (Polynesian Hostesses) does a traditional Tahitian wedding dance, then they read a poem and starting with the honeymooners, they take each couple, wrap them in a Tahitian wedding blanket, put a ring of flowers on their heads and take a picture. There were a lot ...


This resort, located on Tipaerui, Papeete, is near Museum of Tahiti and Her Islands and Natura Exploration 4WD Tours.
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