The High-End Traveler's Guide in French Polynesia

French Polynesia – a symphony of turquoise lagoons, emerald mountains, and iconic overwater bungalows – beckons discerning travelers seeking an unmatched yachting experience. At Yachting Partners International, we curate bespoke itineraries that unveil the exquisite beauty and diverse wonders of this island paradise from the luxurious deck of your chartered yacht.

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Island Hopping:

French Polynesia boasts numerous islands, each with its own unique charm. Here are a few must-visit gems:

Bora Bora:

Sail into the heart-shaped lagoon, a dazzling kaleidoscope of turquoise and sapphire hues. Snorkel alongside gentle stingrays in the crystal-clear waters of Coral Garden, a protected area teeming with vibrant coral formations and tropical fish and witness the spectacle of manta rays gliding effortlessly near Raiatea Pass. For a touch of luxury, relax on your private deck in your overwater bungalow, soaking in the breathtaking scenery.


Often called Bora Bora's little sister, Moorea offers a more relaxed atmosphere with dramatic volcanic peaks like Mt. Rotui and lush valleys. Explore the underwater world at the renowned Moorea Coral Gardens, a haven for marine life. Hike to the Belvedere Lookout for panoramic views of the island and the glistening lagoon. Don't miss the opportunity to learn about the local pearl industry with a visit to a pearl farm.

Tuamotu Archipelago:

A wonderland of atolls and coral motus, the Tuamotu Archipelago is a haven for divers and snorkelers.

• Rangiroa: The second-largest atoll in the world, Rangiroa is a sport fisherman's paradise. Here, the nutrient-rich waters attract an abundance of big game fish like marlin, yellowfin tuna, and giant trevally. Explore the underwater wonders of Tiputa Pass, a drift diving paradise teeming with sharks, manta rays, and schools of colorful fish.

• Fakarava: Declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, Fakarava boasts pristine coral reefs and an abundance of marine life. Kayak through the turquoise waters and explore the network of motus, some adorned with ancient Polynesian marae (temple sites). Divers can explore the Pink Sand Pass, where the current creates a mesmerizing underwater phenomenon of swirling pink sand.

Curated Experiences:

Beyond the idyllic landscapes, French Polynesia offers a plethora of activities designed to enrich your yachting experience:

Snorkel with Marine Giants:

Witness the awe-inspiring spectacle of humpback whales breaching the crystal-clear waters of Moorea between July and November on a dedicated whale-watching excursion.

Underwater Exploration

Divers of all levels will be enthralled by the vibrant coral reefs teeming with tropical fish, sharks, and manta rays. Explore underwater caves and shipwrecks for an unforgettable adventure.

Island hopping by jet ski:

Experience the thrill of skimming across the turquoise waters on a jet ski tour. Explore secluded coves, hidden motus (islets), and discover the beauty of the islands from a different perspective.

Private Island Indulgence:

Many motus boast luxurious spas offering traditional Polynesian treatments. Surrender to the serenity of an oceanfront massage or rejuvenate with locally sourced ingredients like coconut oil and monoi.

Yachting Delights:

French Polynesia is a yachter's playground. Here are some experiences that will make your trip truly unforgettable:

Sunset cocktails on a private motu:

As the sun dips below the horizon, casting fiery hues across the sky, enjoy a delicious cocktail party on a deserted islet. Savor fresh seafood platters and local delicacies under a canopy of stars.

Culinary Artistry Aboard:

Elevate your yachting experience with a private chef who will curate gourmet meals tailored to your preferences. From the freshest local seafood to international cuisine, indulge your culinary desires throughout your voyage.

French Polynesia is a destination that will leave you breathless. With Yachting Partners International as your guide, experience the ultimate island escape, combining the unrivaled luxury of a private yacht with the breathtaking beauty and endless possibilities of this South Pacific paradise. Contact us today at to uncover this destination.

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