French Polynesia

Raiatea

Interesting
Raiatea
The Essential
Interesting
Renowned for the royal marae complex of Taputapuatea and overlooked by Mt Temehani, a legendary site where the souls of the deceased linger, Raiatea is aptly named the sacred island. No beach here, but a huge lagoon with motu where you can bask in the sun. Numerous waterfalls and abundant nature.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Raiatea

Royal Marae of Taputapuatea Royal Marae of Taputapuatea
Royal Marae of Taputapuatea
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