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Papeete
Papeete is a great base for exploring Tahiti’s lagoons, black- and white-sand beaches and volcanoes. You’ll find a lively nightlife scene centered around the ferry dock. For an authentic island experience, visit Mapuru a Paraita market or Musee de la Perle to find local black pearls.

All things to do » Things to do

Aremiti Ferry
Aremiti Ferry
Attraction type: Ferries
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Paofai Gardens
Paofai Gardens
Attraction type: Gardens
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Trou du Souffleur de Arahoho
Trou du Souffleur de Arahoho
Attraction type: Other
Musee de la Perle Robert WAN - The Robert WAN Pearl Museum
Musee de la Perle Robert WAN - The Robert WAN Pearl Museum
The only museum in the world that is dedicated to pearls presents exhibits depicting the art, history, philosophy and mythology of these beautiful gems.
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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Notre Dame Cathedral
Notre Dame Cathedral
Attraction type: Churches & Cathedrals
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Le Grillardin
Le Grillardin
Ranked #1 of 93 Restaurants in Papeete
Price: $30 - $50
Cuisines: French, European, Gastropub
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
L'O a La Bouche
L'O a La Bouche
Ranked #2 of 93 Restaurants in Papeete
Price: $46 - $116
Cuisines: French, European
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Les Roulottes
Les Roulottes
Ranked #3 of 93 Restaurants in Papeete
Cuisines: French, Chinese, Polynesian
Good for: Scenic view, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Le Souffle
Le Souffle
Ranked #4 of 93 Restaurants in Papeete
Cuisines: French, European
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Les 3 Brasseurs
Les 3 Brasseurs
Ranked #5 of 93 Restaurants in Papeete
Price: $25 - $100
Cuisines: French, American, Bar, European, Pub, International
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Mahana Lodge Hostel & Bacpacker
2.0 of 5
Mahana Lodge Hostel & Bacpacker
$28 - $72 (CFPF2,891 - CFPF7,434)
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Taaroa Lodge
Taaroa Lodge
$24 - $133
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Village Temanoha
Village Temanoha
$94 - $124 (€81 - €107)
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Cook's Bay
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Fare Suisse Tahiti
3.0 of 5
Fare Suisse Tahiti
$97 - $99 (€84 - €86)
Ranked #1 of 7 Papeete B&B and Inns
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Pension Ahitea Lodge
Pension Ahitea Lodge
$67 - $110 (€58 - €95)
Ranked #3 of 7 Papeete B&B and Inns
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Hotel Hibiscus
3.0 of 5
Hotel Hibiscus
$149 - $210 (€129 - €182)
Ranked #2 of 2 Hotels in Papetoai
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Nearby recommended accommodations:

InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa
4.5 of 5
InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa
$303 - $482
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Faa'a
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Manava Suite Resort Tahiti
4.0 of 5
Manava Suite Resort Tahiti
$177 - $391
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Punaauia
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Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort & Spa
5.0 of 5
Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort & Spa
$382 - $758
Ranked #1 of 13 Hotels in Moorea
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.