Your honeymoon marks the beginning of your new life together, and what a better way to spend it than by celebrating your love surrounded by nature, beautiful weather, friendly people, and delicious food. This is where the gorgeous paradise known as Tahiti comes into play – it has everything you could wish for if you’re looking for a romantic getaway. Therefore, if you’ve started planning your honeymoon, here are a few things you should know about Tahiti and why it would be a perfect choice.
When you should go
If you don’t already have a set date for your honeymoon, the best time for visiting Tahiti is between May and October. However, Tahiti has plenty of sunshine all year round. So, if you don’t mind a bit of humidity from November to April, you can really visit whenever you want. Plus, there are many romantic things you can do that could not be ruined by the weather anyway, so you shouldn’t worry too much about the date.
Tahiti is a combination of two different cultures – Polynesian and French. This is just one of the many things that makes this destination unique and ideal for honeymoon holidays. Also, the locals are very friendly and more than happy to teach you more about their culture. They mostly speak French, but those who work in the field of tourism usually know English as well. In short, expect to be greeted with a smile – and to smile a lot during your trip as well.
The food and drinks
When it comes to food, the restaurants usually serve French dishes and Polynesian specialties. However, you can find many European dishes in hotels. Additionally, one interesting thing you can find here is “Les Roulottes”. They are restaurants-on-wheels that serve everything from Tahitian specialties to pizzas and waffles. Moreover, don’t miss out on the opportunity to try Hinano – the beer of Tahiti. If you’re into exotic drinks that would match your romantic dinners, you can also find local liqueurs in various tropical flavors like Coconut or Vanilla Crème.
In terms of accommodation, there are plenty of affordable choices. However, one of the most romantic – and most scenic – options would definitely be staying in a Tahiti overwater bungalow. The rooms are decorated to suit couples, and the view is perfect for taking romantic photos, enjoying your morning coffee, or simply relaxing by the water. Not to mention that swimming in the pristine waters is literally only a step away from your door. Therefore, if you love nature and are looking for something a bit more unique, this kind of package deal might be perfect for you.
If you’re an adventurous couple that likes their trips to be a bit more dynamic, you’ll be happy to know that there are plenty of exciting things you can do in Tahiti. For example, you can go scuba diving and snorkeling, or you can go on a cruise. If you love exploring nature, you can visit Tahiti’s largest valley, Papenoo Valley, and take some amazing photos from the bridge above the island’s longest river. Some of the valleys are so beautiful, they’ve even been featured in films. Moreover, if you love dancing, you can also learn Tahitian traditional dance. Finally, after a long and exhausting day, you can go for a romantic walk on the beach.
There aren’t many more beautiful places than Tahiti if you’re looking for a tropical paradise. Whether you love exploring and staying active or simply enjoying the food and taking memorable photos, you’d definitely find what you’re looking for. So, set the date, start packing, and have no doubt that your romantic getaway would be one you’ll remember for a long time.
Marie Nieves is a lifestyle blogger who loves unusual trips, gadgets and creative ideas. On her travels she likes to read poetry and prose and to surf the Internet. She is an avid lover of photography who loves to talk about her experiences. You can find Marie on Facebook or follow her on Twitter and Pinterest.