French Polynesia is a collection of 118 unique geographically dispersed atolls and islands stretching over 1,200 miles of the South Pacific Ocean. With an average air temperature of 80°F and an average water temperature hovering around the same, it’s easy to see why lovebirds who have just tied the knot flock here in droves. Couples could spend the day bathing in turquoise waters, sipping piña coladas on pristine white sand beaches, or taking a day trip to a hidden waterfall in the jungle.
1.Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort & Spa
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Situated on Motu Tevairoa, which is part of the Bora Bora island group, Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort & Spa is located in the Society Islands archipelago of French Polynesia. This breathtaking resort is 10 minutes by boat from the airport and about 15 minutes from the charming village of Vaitape across the gorgeous lagoon. Couples will be immersed in beautiful Polynesian architecture and decor and be surrounded by lush tropical forestry and crystal-clear turquoise waters during their stay. Whether its paddleboarding, a couple’s massage, or simply lazing the day away, this resort is every bit of the paradise lovebirds have been seeking.
BP 169 98730 Vaitape, Bora Bora, French Polynesia, Phone: +689-40-50-76-01
2.Conrad Bora Bora Nui
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Part of the Bora Bora island group in the Society Islands archipelago of French Polynesia, Conrad Bora Bora Nui Resort is nestled in a beautiful secluded cove on the island of To’opua. Couples will have the honeymoon of their dreams at this stunning resort with features like bungalows suspended above turquoise waters, the dramatic backdrop of impressive Mount Otemanu, soft white sand beaches, and sweeping views of the lagoon meeting the deep blue sky. Guests can grab a couple’s massage in their full-service spa situated up on the hill featuring panoramic views overlooking the stunning lagoon.
BP 502 Vaitape, Bora Bora, French Polynesia, Phone: +689-40-60-33-00
3.Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora
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This premier resort is located on a private islet within the Society Islands of French Polynesia. The Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora is the very essence of paradise and will dazzle honeymooners. Enjoy an incredibly unique and tranquil couple’s massage as fish and other sea life swim by under the glass floors, or discover the enchanting lagoon with a half-day tour where guests will see Mounts Pahia and Otemanu on their way to snorkel with sharks and rays. Couples can end the day in their overwater bungalow with a dip in their private plunge pool and a champagne toast at sunset.
Motu Tehotu BP 547 98730, Bora Bora, French Polynesia, Phone: +689-40-60-31-70
4.Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort & Spa
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This stunningly beautiful resort is located on the island of Moorea in French Polynesia, 30 minutes by boat or 7 minutes by plane from the island of Tahiti. Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort & Spa is nestled on the north part of the heart-shaped island between Opunohu Bay and Cook’s Bay. They say its heart-shape makes it the perfect honeymoon destination. Couples can start the day with a walk through the lush tropical grounds to the tennis courts for a match, then to the Moorea Lagoon Spa for an exotic spa treatment. They can head back to their overwater bungalow to relax before an exquisite waterfront dinner.
BP 1005, Papetoai, 98728, French Polynesia, Phone: +689-40-55-11-11
5.Hotel Sofitel Moorea La Ora Beach Resort
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Hotel Sofitel Moorea La Ora Beach Resort is located on the picturesque heart-shaped island of Moorea in French Polynesia. The resort has a mountainous backdrop on one side and a sweeping view of the lagoon and Tahiti on the other. Hotel Sofitel Moorea features pristine soft white sand beaches, Polynesian-style bungalows over crystal-clear turquoise waters, two bars, two exquisite restaurants, and a rejuvenating spa. Couples can scuba dive the enchanting South Pacific waters in the morning, take an ATV excursion through the tropical forest in the afternoon, and have a sensational dinner under a canopy of stars at night.
Moorea BP 28 98728, Maharepa, French Polynesia, Phone: +689-40-55-12-12
6.Hotel Tahiti Nui
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This breathtaking resort is located on the island of Tahiti in the heart of Pape’ete, which is the capital of French Polynesia. Couples can share a warm cup of coffee on their private balcony while they watch the sunrise before heading off to the fitness center for a light workout. Afterward, they can head to the spa for a rejuvenating couple’s massage before lounging by the sparkling pool. Not far from Hotel Tahiti Nui is the capital’s main market, loaded with vegetables, fruits, ice cold coconut drinks, and other souvenirs – gentleman can grab their new bride a bouquet of gorgeous tropical flowers here.
Avenue du Prince Hinoi BP 302 98713, Pape’ete, French Polynesia, Phone: +689-46-38-99
7.InterContinental Bora Bora Le Moana Resort
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Couples looking for the perfect honeymoon destination will fall in love with the InterContinental Bora Bora Le Moana Resort, located on the island of Bora Bora within the Society Islands of French Polynesia. The End of Pontoon Horizon Overwater Bungalows provide couples with seclusion, romance, and sweeping ocean views. Glass coffee tables allow visitors to view the marine life below, providing the ultimate waterfront elegance. Couples can take an adventurous Jeep safari featuring a traditional Tahitian lunch, explore hidden beaches, or take a sunset cruise. Whatever the choice, their setting is heavenly paradise, and their experience will be unforgettable.
Matira Point BP 156 98730 Vaitape, Bora Bora, French Polynesia, Phone: +689-40-60-49-00
8.InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa
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InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa is located on the island of Motu Piti, part of the Bora Bora island group within the Society Islands of French Polynesia. This picturesque retreat will be exactly what lovebirds who have recently wed will be looking for, with its unspoiled soft white sand beaches, pristine and tranquil turquoise lagoon waters, swaying palm trees, and beautiful overwater villas. Couples can indulge in their famous Canoe Breakfast before embarking on a morning of scuba diving; in the afternoon couples can partake in a breathtaking rainforest tour before an open-air dinner at the resort’s exquisite Le Corail restaurant.
Motu Piti Aau, Bora Bora, 98730, French Polynesia, Phone: +689-40-60-76-00
9.InterContinental Resort & Spa Moorea
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The InterContinental Resort & Spa Moorea is located on the heart-shaped island of Moorea within French Polynesia. This incredibly stunning resort will be a dream stay for any couple longing for the perfect honeymoon. The property spans 1,800 acres of lush tropical terrain and their gardens boast over 200 species of tropical trees and plants. Nestled in a secluded bay among the mountains with soft white beaches and crystal-clear turquoise waters, the resort offers newlyweds a little slice of heaven on earth. This four-star resort features the Helene Spa, an array of bars and restaurants, and the Moorea Dolphin Centre.
Tiahura, Moorea, 98729, French Polynesia, Phone: +689-40-55-19-19
10.InterContinental Resort Tahiti
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Couples will be pinching themselves when they get their first look at this Tahitian paradise sprawled over 32 acres of gorgeous tropical landscape and nestled against a picturesque lagoon. The InterContinental Resort Tahiti is located on the beautiful island of Tahiti within the Society Islands of French Polynesia. On this stunning property couples will find amenities like the Le Lotus Swim-Up Bar situated in a sparkling infinity pool with the turquoise waters of the lagoon as the backdrop in addition to fine dining and world-renowned dinner shows. Whether it’s diving the coral reefs or relaxing in the Deep Nature Spa, the InterContinental provides the ultimate honeymoon getaway.
Pointe Tata’a, Faa’a 98702, Tahiti, French Polynesia, Phone: +689-40-86-51-10
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Situated on 3,500 pristine acres, the Laucala Island resort is located within the Society Islands of French Polynesia and is nestled amid deep-green mountains, coconut plantations, soft white beaches, and seemingly endless turquoise waters. Newlyweds honeymooning here will truly appreciate the privacy and elegance offered by the resort’s villas, spaciously spread upon the northern portion of the island. The seamless blend of indoor/outdoor living inspires a luxurious yet relaxed atmosphere for a perfect island getaway. Couples will have plenty of fun activities to choose from, including golfing the 18-hole championship course, rainforest tours, scuba diving, horseback riding, or surfing.
Laucala Island, Fiji, French Polynesia, Phone: +67-98-88-00-77
12.Le Maitai Polynesia
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The Le Maitai Polynesia is located on the picturesque island of Bora Bora within the Society Islands of French Polynesia. Newlyweds looking to honeymoon here can choose from stunning room accommodations like their garden view room, ocean view room, beach bungalow, and overwater bungalow. Couples can get their adrenaline pumping with activities like their 4x4 safari tour, scuba diving, or jet skiing. They can slow things down with a couple’s massage or a couple of lounge chairs on their private beach to simply laze the day away. The lush tropical grounds, unspoiled beaches, and crystal-clear turquoise waters make for the perfect island getaway.
BP 505 98730, Bora Bora, French Polynesia, Phone: +689-40-60-30-00
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13.Le Meridien Bora Bora
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Newlyweds looking for a picture-perfect honeymoon destination will want to give serious thought to Le Meridien Bora Bora. This luxury resort is situated on a stunning islet that is part of the Bora Bora island group within the Society Islands of French Polynesia. The lovely property is surrounded by turquoise lagoon waters, pristine white sand beaches, incredible views of Mount Otemanu, and lush tropical grounds. Couples will love resort features like their overwater bungalows, infinity pools, fitness center, wellness center, and array of exquisite restaurants and bars. Whether it’s piña coladas by the pool or a rejuvenating couple’s massage, Le Meridien’s the perfect romantic getaway.
Motu Tape, BP 190, Bora Bora, French Polynesia, Phone: +689-40-60-51-51
14.Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa
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Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa is located on the Motu Tautau islet of Taha’a Island within the Society Islands of French Polynesia. Newlyweds looking for the honeymoon of their dreams will fall in love with this resort with its beautiful villas and suites built in authentic Polynesian tradition, idyllic lagoon setting, pristine white sand beaches, and gorgeous tropical grounds. Couples can start the day with a scrumptious breakfast from Le Vanille while overlooking the breathtaking lagoon before heading off to do a little virgin islet exploration. They can finish the evening with a romantic private beach dinner under the twinkling Tahitian sky.
Motu Tautau, BP 67 Patio, 98733, French Polynesia, Phone: +689-40-50-76-01
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Les Tipaniers is a beautiful resort situated on the heart-shaped island of Moorea within the Society Islands of French Polynesia. Newlyweds spending their honeymoon here will love the variety of accommodations like their garden bungalow nestled among the resort’s beautiful and lush tropical grounds, or their beach bungalow with expansive views of pristine white beaches and idyllic turquoise waters. Couples can spend the perfect day snorkeling the crystal-clear waters of the lagoon and exploring the wondrous marine life in the South Pacific, then laze the day away on a picturesque beach drinking piña coladas before wrapping things up with a sensational Tahitian dinner.
BP 1002, Papetoai 98729, Moorea, French Polynesia, Phone: +689-40-56-12-67
16.Linareva Moorea Beach Resort
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Couples will have the picturesque and unforgettable honeymoon they’ve been hoping for when staying at the Linareva Moorea Beach Resort. Days begin with waking up and having a warm cup of coffee while watching a magnificent sunrise over the idyllic South Pacific waters, soaking in the tropical sounds, smells, and sites as the island comes to life. Located on the heart-shaped island of Moorea within the Society Islands of French Polynesia, couples can find that very setting of paradise and much more. Soft white sand beaches, turquoise waters, stunning flora and fauna, and unparalleled service make this the ultimate romantic getaway.
BP 1 H, 98729 Haapiti, Moorea, French Polynesia, Phone: +689-40-55-05-65
17.Manava Suite Resort Tahiti
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Manava Suite Resort Tahiti offers newlyweds an exceptional level of opulent service; this beautiful resort is located on the island of Tahiti within the Society Islands of French Polynesia. Manava features a stunning infinity pool with seven cascading waterfalls facing the idyllic turquoise waters of the lagoon and Moorea Island. The sparkling pool comes equipped with the popular swim-up Taapuna Pool Bar – perfect for sunset cocktails. The resort provides luxury accommodations like their garden suite, lagoon suite and penthouse, and a picturesque setting with soft white sand beaches and warm Tahitian waters, ensuring couples have the romantic getaway they deserve.
PK 10.5 côté mer, BP 2851, Puna’auia, French Polynesia, Phone: +689-40-47-31-00
18.St. Regis Bora Bora Resort
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St. Regis Bora Bora Resort welcomes discerning couples to immerse themselves in the relaxed pace of French Polynesia, located on the magnificent island of Bora Bora within the Society Islands. This resort offers newlyweds with a premier honeymoon destination. Nestled on 44 acres of lush, perfectly manicured grounds and sprawling pristine white sand beaches overlooking idyllic turquoise lagoon waters, St. Regis provides the perfect tropical oasis. Couples can choose from luxury accommodations like the Overwater Premier Otemanu Villa, Reefside Garden Villa, or Beachside Pool Villa. Whatever the choice, couples will be met with unparalleled service and unrivaled amenities for a romantic island getaway.
Motu Ome’e BP 506, Bora Bora, 98730, French Polynesia, Phone: +689-40-60-78-88
19.Tahiti Pearl Beach Resort
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This breathtaking resort is located on the island of Tahiti within the Society Islands of French Polynesia and nestled along Lafayette Beach on beautiful Matavai Bay. The Tahiti Pearl Beach Resort offers newlyweds looking for the perfect romantic getaway an excellent option featuring a sparkling infinity pool, a stunning black volcanic beach, and warm, idyllic South Pacific waters. With a wide variety of opulent accommodations, like their premium jacuzzi ocean view room and premium suite ocean view room, decadent dining options, and an elegant spa offering rejuvenating services, couples will undoubtedly have the honeymoon they’ve been dreaming of.
Lafayette Beach PK7, Arue, Tahiti, French Polynesia, Phone: +689-40-48-88-00
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Newlyweds looking for the perfect romantic getaway will want to give serious consideration to The Brando, located on the private island of Teti’aroa. Located within the Society Islands of French Polynesia, it’s a 20-minute flight from Tahiti. After taking their private flight from Tahiti to their private motu (island), couples can get settled in their stunning Polynesian-style beach Villa before exploring this breathtaking property. The resort features 22 villas situated on Turtle Beach and 13 villas nestled along Mermaid Bay. The opulent spa and wellness center, lily-covered pond, organic garden, and large infinity pool make this the perfect honeymoon destination.
Teti’aroa Private Island, Arue Tahiti, 98702 Tahiti, French Polynesia, Phone: +689-40-86-63-00
21.The Royal Huahine
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The Royal Huahine is a spectacular resort located on the Island of Huahine, about a 30-minute flight from Tahiti within French Polynesia. The resort provides exquisite accommodations like their garden bungalows, beach bungalows and overwater bungalows, all of which feature modern comforts, authentic Polynesian style, and breathtaking sunset views. Newlyweds will fall in love with the idyllic lagoon waters, soft white sand beaches, and abundant tropical vegetation. Whether they decide to spend a relaxing day on a pristine beach sipping piña coladas or snorkel the turquoise waters teeming with fish, The Royal Huahine is the romantic island getaway couples have been looking for.
PO Box 36 Fare Huahine, Huahine 98731, French Polynesia, Phone: +689-40-60-60-50
22.Tikehau Pearl Beach Resort
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The Tikehau Pearl Beach Resort is located on Motu Tiano, an islet within the Tikehau Atoll of French Polynesia. The resort offers beautiful Polynesian-style bungalows and suites. Thirteen are located on the beach, and the other 24 range over the crystal-clear waters of the lagoon, featuring sections of glass floor for guests to see the colorful marine life below. Newlyweds will indulge in decadent Polynesian and European-style cuisine at their Poreho Restaurant and enjoy delicious sunset cocktails at their Tianoa Bar. The infinity pool, Manea spa, soft white sand beaches, and idyllic waters make this resort the perfect romantic getaway.
Tuherahera, Tikehau, French Polynesia, Phone: +689-40-96-23-00
23.Vahine Island Private Resort
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Vahine Island Private Resort is a magnificent tropical paradise situated on a small islet that wraps around the island of Taha’a within the Society Islands of French Polynesia. Nestled amid a pristinely manicured coconut grove, soft white sand beaches, and idyllic lagoon waters, Vahine offers newlyweds total opulence and tranquility. The property features six beachfront suites and three overwater bungalows with traditional Polynesian design and decor. The resort provides couples with unparalleled views of the azure Tahitian waters and surrounding islands. Couples can enjoy activities like snorkeling and outrigger canoeing, or a relaxing candlelit dinner on the beach.
BP 510, Taha’a 98739, French Polynesia, Phone: +689-40-65-67-38
23 Best French Polynesia Honeymoon Spots
- Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort & Spa, Photo: Courtesy of lulu - Fotolia.com
- Conrad Bora Bora Nui, Photo: Conrad Bora Bora Nui
- Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora, Photo: Courtesy of Damien - Fotolia.com
- Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort & Spa, Photo: Courtesy of playaz - Fotolia.com
- Hotel Sofitel Moorea La Ora Beach Resort, Photo: Hotel Sofitel Moorea La Ora Beach Resort
- Hotel Tahiti Nui, Photo: Hotel Tahiti Nui
- InterContinental Bora Bora Le Moana Resort, Photo: InterContinental Bora Bora Le Moana Resort
- InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa, Photo: InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa
- InterContinental Resort & Spa Moorea, Photo: InterContinental Resort & Spa Moorea
- InterContinental Resort Tahiti, Photo: InterContinental Resort Tahiti
- Laucala Island, Photo: Laucala Island
- Le Maitai Polynesia, Photo: Le Maitai Polynesia
- Le Meridien Bora Bora, Photo: Courtesy of Christian Weninger - Fotolia.com
- Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa, Photo: Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa
- Les Tipaniers, Photo: Les Tipaniers
- Linareva Moorea Beach Resort, Photo: Linareva Moorea Beach Resort
- Manava Suite Resort Tahiti, Photo: Manava Suite Resort Tahiti
- St. Regis Bora Bora Resort, Photo: St. Regis Bora Bora Resort
- Tahiti Pearl Beach Resort, Photo: Tahiti Pearl Beach Resort
- The Brando, Photo: The Brando
- The Royal Huahine, Photo: The Royal Huahine
- Tikehau Pearl Beach Resort, Photo: Tikehau Pearl Beach Resort
- Vahine Island Private Resort, Photo: Courtesy of Uladzik Kryhin - Fotolia.com
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