Plan a Romantic Escape to Tahiti

by : Wolfgang Jaegel

Tahiti, alternatively known as the 'Isle of Love,' is perhaps the most enchanting as well as the scenic among the 118 islands and atolls in French Polynesia. Tahiti is regarded as the gateway to the Tahitian Islands.

With fertile valleys strewn with beautiful flowers, stimulating aromas, deserted as well as long stretches of white sandy beaches, volcanic peaks, isolated small islands or motus, emerald-green lagoons, and presence of amicable Polynesian people - Tahiti is the ultimate romantic spot, drawing honeymooners, newly weds, and romantic couples from every nook and corner of the world. However, Tahiti is not only for honeymooners and couples. But, taking a tour to Tahiti is suitable for all who want to kindle their minds, refresh their souls, and bring out the essence of adventure.

For honeymooners and newly weds, a myriad of accommodation options are available. Hotels and resorts are among the most popular accommodation choices that many of the tourists would opt for. Usually, these resorts come with an array of guest rooms complete with most sophisticated amenities and balconies with commanding views of the surroundings.

Likewise, many of the resorts in Tahiti as well as French Polynesia are attached with two or more restaurants serving a variety of cuisines from traditional Polynesian dishes to French, American, and Asian specialties. Some of them even come with a section exclusively for serving wines and other beverages.

In addition, for couples and travelers seeking rejuvenation and relaxation, some of the resorts in Tahiti render superb spa treatments coupled with traditional Tahitian techniques. Included in which are different types of massages such as stone massage, revitalization massage, and body scrub, and a number of beauty treatments like facials, manicures, pedicures, and foot reflexology. Special spa treatments in the form of couples massage are also available for honeymooners and couples.

However, for those seeking ultimate in privacy and luxury, no other accommodation options could outshine an elegant bungalow that is built over the waters of magnificent lagoons. Overwater bungalows are mostly owned by some resort chains, and they are usually complete with almost all facilities and amenities that are required to make your honeymoon memorable as well as enjoyable.

Almost all upscale hotels and resorts in Tahiti provide tourists and couples with a variety of stylish as well as exclusive honeymoon and romantic getaway packages to choose from. Mostly, packages are inclusive of superb accommodations, romantic dinners, lagoon excursions to feed sharks and rays, 4X4 safari tours, and facilities to enjoy a number of activities in the area.

Sometimes, packages would be designed covering trips not only to explore the attractions of Tahiti but also of other South Pacific destinations. In some instances, these packages would cover roundtrip international airfares from Los Angeles to Pepeete, transfers to and from the hotel, helicopter sightseeing tours, accommodation in superb resorts, and excellent dining facilities. Apart from these, specialized honeymoon packages would cover welcome flower lei, a bottle of champagne, traditional style fruit basket, and relaxed bed covered with aromatic flowers.

In addition, there are also some hotels and resorts that offer superb wedding packages for couples who want to enjoy their honeymoon or celebrate their anniversaries in a unique way. In most cases, wedding packages include an authentic village, service of village chief and high priest, service of professional wedding planners, expert photographers, a bottle of champagne, pampering massages for couples, flowers for couples, beautiful lei, marriage certificate made of tapa, and romantic dinner.

Many of the service providers customize romantic getaway or honeymoon packages as per the personal preferences and tastes of the couples. In addition, some resorts help in crafting packages for those who want to combine other destinations such as Australia, New Zealand, and Fiji, along with your Tahitian vacation.

In short, Tahiti has everything in order to make your honeymoon or romantic getaway memorable as well as enjoyable. Majority of the service providers have their sites on the web and that too with the pictures of the accommodation and details regarding facilities and amenities available in the room. This in turn enables a tourist to pick up a choice that suit to his preferences and budget. Additionally, many of them have facilities to make bookings online. All you have to do is to just inform your likes and dislikes, and rest they would take care.