There’s (almost) nothing more exciting than planning your next journey. Snuggled in your couch on a rainy weekend with a map spread out over the floor and a guidebook in your hand, the adventure starts before you even leave home.
Although we provide a lot of useful information about our favorite French Polynesia destinations here, a guidebook is still an essential travel tool. The best choice is one that is comprehensive, up to date, and also covers off-the-beaten path destinations. After a lot of research, we found exactly what you need.
Our favorite French Polynesia guidebook: Tahiti by Moon Handbooks
The Moon Handbook to Tahiti is the essential French Polynesia travel guidebook to this unforgettable island nation. Author and South Pacific expert David Stanley knows the best way to vacation here, from browsing the Papeete market to snorkeling off the island of Moorea.
This guide includes unique trip ideas like “The Best of French Polynesia” and “Underwater in the Tuamotu Islands”. Complete with details on taking lagoon tours and jeep safaris, lounging in Polynesian spas, and partaking in lavish seafood buffets, Moon Handbook Tahiti gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
Whether you are looking for hiking treks, surf spots, ancient temples and sacred sites, stunning dive locations, or simply a beautiful beach to hang out on, this is the guide you want. And loads of helpful and detailed maps let you easily find the top spots you chose to visit back home.