Cruise in Raïatea

Your cruise in Raïatea

Raiatea is one of the Leeward Islands of French Polynesia located about 210 kilometers far from Tahiti. The name Raiatea means 'bright sky'. Contrary to other islands of the archipelago, Raiatea is not overcrowded by tourists. Moore your boat to a dock in the main port of Raiatea- Uturoa and see the forest-covered mountains overlooking Uturoa harbour. Raiatea is known as the island of vanilla, pinapple and coconut- get off board for a glass of pinacolada. Take a break in Utuora which offers beautiful beaches as well as parks and performances of traditional dance. Then set your sail and head for the adjacent Tahaa, sharing the same lagoon with Raiatea and enjoy the best of Polynesia.

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They have sailed in Raïatea
4.6/5 - 38 reviews
Svante
March 2022
We didn't know what to expect, we never had rented boat with crew. But turn out, that was the best decision we did. We had the best chef ever, I don't have words enough to explain our happiness and satisfaction with Tehei like our hostess- we never eat so perfect food for 16 days in a row, and she is so calm, happy, organised and clean- she is the best. And so our captain- he was very professional, helpful, always attentive, always care about us. He was always securing us and the boat.He shows us the best snorkeling spots, he also was amazing. In general- fantastic crew. The boat was very nice, comfortable, thanks for the water maker. Could be nice also ice maker and WiFi access point.
Andreas
January 2020
The condition of the yacht was generally good, minor deficiencies were the state of the sheets and the sails, which were about to need an overhaul. The time of the year was well suited for sailing, despite the higher chance for rainfall. The thing to watch out for are the squalls moving in, one can never tell how strong it is going to blow, hence, best to reef in early. On the last day the top of the mainsail blew out in a heavy squall while we were putting in the second reef; but no worries, the charter company was relaxed about it. Bora Bora was the least interesting of destinations; at least for us seeking less developed destinations. Maupiti and Huahine were our personal highlights! Really liked the passes and ocean passages. Doing the eastern part of Bora Bora cannot be really recommended for monohulls; it is all the way shallow and too stressful for the skipper and crew for what it is worth.
Morten Falck
January 2020
Excellent crew, lovely catering and incredible snorkeling.
Catherine
October 2019
Check in process and customer service is great! Easy to provision boat, and they gave us few things already included. Sailing in French Polynesia is like a dream! Highly recommend!
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