For couples wishing to marry in French Polynesia, a marriage application must be completed, along with copies of passports, certified birth certificates, and single-status forms. Divorce and death decrees are also required if applicable. For additional details, check with your Certified Destination Wedding Specialist.
Passports are required for entry into the Islands of Tahiti. If you are a citizen of the US, visit travel.state.gov for more information on travel documents needed. For Canadian travelers, visit travel.gc.ca for relevant travel information.
French and Tahitian are the main languages of The French Polynesian islands, but English is widely understood.
The French Polynesia franc is the official currency of the islands, but some resorts accept US dollars.
Climate & Beaches
The islands of Tahiti enjoy year-round tropical weather. Dry season runs between May to October and has average temperatures of 82 degrees Fahrenheit. November through April is the wet season, with average temperatures of 86 degrees F and occasional showers.
Taha'a has dozens of motus, which are small, uninhabited islands that can be rented for couples or groups. Lounge under a coconut palm in utter seclusion or let the pink and white sands lead you right into the warm lagoon waters.
Activities & Attractions
Taha'a has dozens of tiny motus to explore. Renting one for a full or half day is a great way to experience the seclusion and beauty of Tahiti, whether you want to hole up with a good book or swim in the warm, shallow waters. Diving and snorkeling are also popular in Taha’a, with a vibrant variety in the snappers, reef sharks, eels, and tuna. The island also harvests a great majority of Tahiti’s vanilla beans and black pearls, so stop by the plantations to learn how these famous exports are grown.