The beautiful island of Moorea
Located 30 minutes by ferry boat from Papeete,the beautiful island of Moorea offers amazing sceneries and pleasant, relaxed atmosphere. This island gem is suited for any discovery whether you want to just relax or indulge in its unforgettable and privileged marine life. It's sweet pace of life and its timeless charm immediately appeals to the traveler. Cut by a couple of majestic bays, Cook’s Bay and Opunohu Bay, the lush mountainous landscape contrast with the crystal clear blue lagoon. Bungalows of resorts and family pensions are scattered on beautiful white sand beaches, among flowered gardens or over the lagoon allowing you to discover the best of Moorea’s spirit.
Moorea is a natural playground. The quiet waters of the lagoon and the annual trade winds (April-October) allow for many activities: outrigger canoe, paddle boarding, kite boarding, water skiing and even surfing around of some of the passes. Moorea is also a haven for divers who instantly fall in love with the varied coral reef ecosystem and the colorful mix of marine life. While scuba diving or snorkeling you can encounter stingrays, sharks, marine turtles in a clear lagoon sparkling with different shades of blue. On the mountain side, the sharp landscape is overlooked by eight summits featuring a magnificent ancient volcanic crater which has now become a lush valley. It is the perfect area for hiking, horseback riding, quad biking or exploring on a 4WD.
Moorea is a pleasure for all senses. It is a constant luxury to stroll between gardens and white sand beaches, myriads of flowers and pineapple plantations, to watch fishermen on their outrigger canoe or to listen to the sound of the 'ukulele .
Moorea is a source of inspiration. Painters, carvers, jewelers and tattoo artists have settled down on this island and take their time to capture the island’s beauty and serenity and find the inspiration to create their art.
Moorea is the perfect vacation island. Period. With so much variety, Moorea has a high reputation among repeat visitors and is a favorite for couples, families, and groups.
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