Motu Atea, the Marquesas

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Motu Atea, l’archipel des Marquises

Located in the heart of the Pacific, to 1 400 kilometers from Papeete (Tahiti), the Marquesas is certainly the most legendary French Polynesia. Lava blocks arisen from the ocean, these high islands seem to defy constantly immensity of the sea. In these untamed mountains, the helicopter is the fastest way to move. This impressive relief is streaked with deep valleys and rocky advances. The massive basalt are delivered directly to the onslaught of waves and swell. Craters, partially immersed, form large auditoriums where rare breed ...

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Motu Atea : the Tuamotu Archipelago

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Motu Atea : l’archipel des Tuamotu

Located 300 kilometers from the island of Tahiti (French Polynesia), the Tuamotu atolls form an archipelago in hand. The Rosary 77 atolls crumbles on 1500 km from north to south and 500 km from east to west. The local airline, Air Tahiti, provides access to these fantastic landscapes motus isolated lagoons of jade and emerald. Only a few are inhabited atolls of the Tuamotu and residents, the Paumotu, living a peaceful life in the small villages on the quayside. On these motus bare relief, surrounded by lagoons and the ocean, possible activities are invariably ...

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Motu Atea : the Windward Islands

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Motu Atea : les Iles du Vent

Located in the heart of the Pacific Ocean, after a journey of 17 000 miles from France, Tahiti and her islands allows visitors to experience the magic Polynesian daily. Upon leaving the plane, You will be seduced by the innate hospitality of Polynesians and the irrepressible joy of living they love to share. The island of Tahiti deserves some attention. Its marina welcomes cruise ships and allows Polynesian to practice their favorite sport : the pirogue. After strolling in downtown Papeete, visit the Museum of Pearl, admire ...

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Motu Atea : the Leeward Islands

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Motu Atea : les îles sous le Vent

Tahiti, whose capital is Papeete, and its islands, by the combination of its geographic advantages, human, cultural and hospitality, is a destination that allows the visitor to experience the magic Polynesian daily. Huahine is an island society that retained a wild and authentic. You will discover many archaeological sites. You will also find fish traps. Huahine is surrounded by various motus which will guide you to the islanders, proud to share their cultural heritage. In pirogue or 4×4, let us guide you in the discovery of a rich and varied. A...

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Motu atea : Tubuai, Australs archipelagoes (1)

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Motu atea : l’île de Tubuai, archipel des Australes (1)

Located approximately 600 kms from the island of Tahiti, Tubuai is the largest of the Austral Islands. Surrounded by a few scattered wild motu in the huge blue waters, Tubuai lives away from the bustle of cities in the harmony of a generous nature and preserved. High Island, ancient volcano, it is surrounded by a coral reef protecting one of the most beautiful lagoons of French Polynesia. Many vestiges of old beliefs are scattered on the island : marae. These ancient places of worship are many stories and legends that tell the islanders as ...

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Motu atea : Tubuai, Australs archipelagoes (2)

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Motu atea : l’île de Tubuai, archipel des Australes (2)

A Tubuai, There are many traditions. One of them, however, is deeply rooted in the culture of the island : crafts. This domain is the domain of women, who make numerous objects made of plant materials. While the women weave and create hats, peue, dance costumes, men, end of day, returning from fishing, and bring tuna or bonito they sell at market. All live in perfect harmony in this island of a thousand pleasures. Type : Series of mini documentaries : Journey to the heart of ...

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