If you want to combine the pleasure of cruising in paradise and a seaside stay, this 6-day combination is perfect for you! Discover the small wild island of Huahine in 2 days. After visiting Taha’a, the vanilla island, sail for 4 days on board your private catamaran with a crew towards Bora Bora and its wonderful lagoon.
During your 2-night stay at Huahine, you will be accommodated at Le Mahana 3-star hotel (local standards). Located in the southwest of the island, in the bay of Avea, this charming little local hotel will seduce you with its white sandy beach, coral garden and its simple and authentic atmosphere.
The hotel's entertainment team comes from the island.
The hotel has the following services and facilities:
• Swimming Pool• Coral garden at the ponton• Free wifi connection in the lobby• Restaurant• Bar• Paddle & Kayaks• Snorkels, masks, and fins• Transats
With an area of approximately 32 m² (including 6 m² of private terrace), your semi-detached garden bungalow has a king size bed (200 x 200 cm). It is equipped with air conditioning, air brewer, television, telephone, refrigerator, tea/coffee set, hair dryer and bathroom.
During your cruise, you will sail on Mahé 36, an 11-metre long catamaran. This boat offers great comfort and performance under sail. The spacious and bright cockpit is equipped with comfortable benches. Outside, the shaded cockpit will protect you from the sun so you can relax in complete serenity. Equipped with a ladder, the rear skirts will allow you to get back on the boat with ease. Comfortably seated in the trampolines, located at the front of the catamaran, you will enjoy watching the Polynesian landscape unfold.
NB: The size of the boat will be adapted according to the number of participants.
|Boat Model:||Mahé 36|
|Number of Cabins:||2|
|Comfort onboard:|| Fully equipped kitchen|
In a 2-cabin version, the Mahe 36 can accommodate 2 passengers plus 2 crew members. All cabins are equipped with portholes, a double bed (1m60), storage space, bathroom and private toilets.
Polynesia is the perfect destination to recharge your batteries in a calm and serene environment. Take advantage of your seaside stay with half board to enjoy local specialties: raw Tahitian fish, hibiscus salad, crème brûlée. During the cruise, explore an underwater world populated by myriads of hued fish.
DAY 1 : Hotel Le Mahana (Huahine)
Check-in from 2pm.
Upon arrival at Huahine airport, a collective transfer is arranged to take you to your hotel, Le Mahan. Once you arrive in Le Mahana, you will be welcomed with a drink and led to your garden bungalow. You will have the choice between the turquoise waters of the lagoon and the hotel’s swimming pool for relaxing after your trip. For those who have energy, the hotel offers paddles, kayaks and snorkeling equipment ideal for exploring an underwater world populated by colorful fish. Dinner at the hotel restaurant.
DAY 2 : Hotel Le Mahana (Huahine)
Wake up to the sounds of birds singing. After breakfast, you have the day to discover this small island. Huahine is often referred to as “the memory island” because of its many archaeological finds. You will find marae places of worship reserved for ceremonial and religious activities, the pôte'e fare of Maeva (a typical Polynesian building built entirely of wood and bamboo), traditional fish parks and sacred eels with blue eyes that undulate in the river of the village of Faie. The hotel offers several excursions (in addition): a hike with a guide, a guided quad tour, a canoe trip around the island with picnic in the lagoon, scuba diving... You can also visit Huahine at your own pace by renting a bike or car.
Back at the hotel, you will taste local specialities prepared by Jean-Frédéric, the chef and his team.
DAY 3 : Hotel Le Mahana - Fare Village
Enjoy your last morning at the hotel with breakfast featuring a breathtaking view of the lagoon. Boarding is scheduled from 1pm from the hotel pontoon. The skipper will pick you in a dinghy and take you to the boat. You will meet the hostess/ cook who will show you your cabin. After a brief on safety instructions, the skipper weighs anchor and sets sail north-west to Hana Iti beach. Accessible only by sea this magnificent beach if perfect for quiet swimming and snorkeling. You then leave to anchor in Fare Bay. Ashore, you will stroll through the mamas’ fruit stalls and meet the inhabitants. Dinner and overnight at anchor.
DAY 4 : Fare Village - Taha'a
Take time in the morning to enjoy your continental breakfast in front of this postcard landscape. The skipper hoist the sails and takes you to Taha’a island, famous for its vanilla. During this crossing, you can learn about fishing and it if is successful, the hostess will be happy to cook your trophies. Anchor at Motu Mahaea (Ceran), a small island surrounded by a coral garden. After lunch, the skipper will accompany you to Taha’a where you will visit a vanilla farm. The guide will explain how the vine is cultivated. You will then have the opportunity to buy pods from the farmers. After this experience, you will sail towards motu Tautau to admire the sunset on Bora Bora. Dinner and overnight at anchor.
DAY 5 : Taha'a - Bora Bora
The skipper will take you to explore the Coral Garden. Located between the motus Tautau and Maharane, this small shallow channel (maximum 2 meters) is an open-air aquarium. Take out fins, masks and snorkels to discover the magic of the multi-colored coral and thousands of fish that swim in the crystal-clear water. The morning continues with a visit to a pearl farm. You will learn how the “black pearls of Tahiti” are cultivated from the variety of oysters. Back on the boat, the skipper sets sail for Bora Bora. Anchor at motu Toopua, which has a panoramic view of Bora Bora. Thanks to the surrounding sandbanks, the small island is ideal for swimming, paddling or kayaking in complete safety. Dinner and night at anchor.
DAY 6 : Bora Bora Lagoon
After a continental breakfast, you will sail along the "Route des motus". You will have a breathtaking view of the highest mountain in Bora Bora, Mount Otemanu, which rises to a height of 727 metres. Take advantage of these last few hours to relax in a floating hammock or simply relax in the water. You will disembark at Vaitape around 1pm. A sea shuttle, included in the flight price, will take you to the airport (about 20 minutes).
Le Mahana (hotel at Huahine) > Fare Village > Taha'a > Bora Bora
The itinerary may be changed without prior notice due to technical or weather conditions
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