If you’re longing for an island holiday this Summer, you might be visualizing gorgeous South Pacific islands like Fiji and Tahiti, with their stunning tropical beaches and waving palm trees. We’re here to tempt you to take a trip down South this vacation with some of what the South Pacific has to offer. It’s simply mind-blowing.
This UNESCO World Heritage site is famous for its enormous stone statues called ‘moai.’ Settled by Polynesians around 700 to 1100 AD, Europeans brought disease and slave trading in the 18th Century. One of the remotest inhabited islands in the world, Easter Island was annexed by Chile in 1888.
Situated in the French Polynesian Society Islands, Tahaa is surrounded by a coral reef and smells of heavenly vanilla all year ‘round. Also known for its beautiful pearls, Tahaa is an island-hoppers dream come true.
Also part of French Polynesia, Rangiroa is a ring of coral surrounding a stunning blue lagoon that is one of the world’s top scuba destinations. The main villages of Tiputa and Avatoru also have craft centers and restaurants for you to visit.
With the highest density of fish in the lagoon of all the Tuamotu atolls, Tekhau boasts picture-perfect pink-and-white beaches that are perfect for diving, snorkeling, and boating.