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Tahiti

Destination Wedding Planner

Make your wedding as romantic as your honeymoon


300 Continental Boulevard, Suite 160, El Segundo, CA 90245 Phone: (310) 414-8484 • Fax: (310) 414-8490 E-mail: info@TahitiTourism.com www.TahitiTourism.com


Welcome! — Maeva! Tahiti. The word evokes visions of an island paradise. With 118 islands and atolls that comprise this ideal South Pacific destination, the islands of Bora Bora, Moorea, Taha’a and beyond continue to seduce travelers in search of a tranquil escape. With islands boasting high, rugged mountain peaks, coral reefs, white sand, palm-fringed beaches, turquoise blue lagoons and emeraldgreen waters, this island paradise has something for everyone. There is no better place to celebrate your new life together.

Table of Contents Getting to Tahiti.........................................................................................................4 Why Tahiti?................................................................................................................6 Tahiti: Queen of the Pacific........................................................................................8 Moorea: The Magical Island...................................................................................14 Bora Bora: The Romantic Island.............................................................................24 Huahine: Tahiti’s Garden of Eden........................................................................... 40 Taha’a: The Vanilla Island & Raiatea: The Sacred Island.......................................44 The Tuamotu Atolls: Tahiti’s Strand of Pearls........................................................48 The Marquesas........................................................................................................ 50 Cruising....................................................................................................................52 Wedding Information...............................................................................................56 Tahiti Tiare Agent Specialists...................................................................................58 The Honeymoon......................................................................................................59 Traditional Tahitian Wedding Ceremony................................................................60 Useful Travel Information.........................................................................................62 Other Hotels, Resorts and Cruise Lines in Tahiti..................................................65 Wedding Checklist.................................................................................................. 66 2

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Welcome! — Maeva! Tahiti. The word evokes visions of an island paradise. With 118 islands and atolls that comprise this ideal South Pacific destination, the islands of Bora Bora, Moorea, Taha’a and beyond continue to seduce travelers in search of a tranquil escape. With islands boasting high, rugged mountain peaks, coral reefs, white sand, palm-fringed beaches, turquoise blue lagoons and emeraldgreen waters, this island paradise has something for everyone. There is no better place to celebrate your new life together.

Table of Contents Getting to Tahiti.........................................................................................................4 Why Tahiti?................................................................................................................6 Tahiti: Queen of the Pacific........................................................................................8 Moorea: The Magical Island...................................................................................14 Bora Bora: The Romantic Island.............................................................................24 Huahine: Tahiti’s Garden of Eden........................................................................... 40 Taha’a: The Vanilla Island & Raiatea: The Sacred Island.......................................44 The Tuamotu Atolls: Tahiti’s Strand of Pearls........................................................48 The Marquesas........................................................................................................ 50 Cruising....................................................................................................................52 Wedding Information...............................................................................................56 Tahiti Tiare Agent Specialists...................................................................................58 The Honeymoon......................................................................................................59 Traditional Tahitian Wedding Ceremony................................................................60 Useful Travel Information.........................................................................................62 Other Hotels, Resorts and Cruise Lines in Tahiti..................................................65 Wedding Checklist.................................................................................................. 66 2

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Getting to Tahiti Easier to travel to than most imagine, Tahiti’s Faa’a International Airport is only an eight-hour flight from Los Angeles with daily, nonstop flights. Located as far south of the equator as Hawaii is north, Tahiti is halfway between Los Angeles and Sydney, Australia, in the same time zone as Hawaii (only a two-hour difference from November to March, and a three-hour difference from April to October), and is on the same side of the International Date Line as North America.

After going through immigration and customs — visitors will exit the terminal into an open-air area where all tourists are greeted upon arrival with a welcome lei and then taken to their accommodating resort or escorted to the inter-island carrier, Air Tahiti, for direct connections to the outer islands. Air Tahiti services over 40 landing strips throughout the five archipelagoes of French Polynesia with 11 turboprop aircraft. The island of Moorea is less than 10 minutes from Tahiti, while the most visited island of Bora Bora is a 45-minute flight.

Officially known as French Polynesia, the 118 islands and atolls are scattered across five far-flung archipelagoes and cover over 1.5 million square miles of the South Pacific. The ocean area is about the size of Western Europe, while the land area is only slightly larger than the state of Rhode Island. The most visited of the archipelagoes is the Society Islands — home to Bora Bora, Moorea, Taha’a and the largest island in French Polynesia, Tahiti. The Society Islands are a group of high, tropical lush islands encircled by coral reefs — offering beautiful azure blue and turquoise lagoons, the world’s most ideal location for Tahiti’s signature overwater bungalow. Once you arrive in French Polynesia, all guests are greeted with Tahiti’s traditional Tiare flower. This fragrant gardenia is seen regularly throughout the islands. Tradition holds that, if taken, women and men wear a flower behind their left ear (same side as one’s heart), whereas if they are single, they wear it behind the right ear. 15 of Tahiti’s 118 Islands and Atolls . Map not to scale

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Getting to Tahiti Easier to travel to than most imagine, Tahiti’s Faa’a International Airport is only an eight-hour flight from Los Angeles with daily, nonstop flights. Located as far south of the equator as Hawaii is north, Tahiti is halfway between Los Angeles and Sydney, Australia, in the same time zone as Hawaii (only a two-hour difference from November to March, and a three-hour difference from April to October), and is on the same side of the International Date Line as North America.

After going through immigration and customs — visitors will exit the terminal into an open-air area where all tourists are greeted upon arrival with a welcome lei and then taken to their accommodating resort or escorted to the inter-island carrier, Air Tahiti, for direct connections to the outer islands. Air Tahiti services over 40 landing strips throughout the five archipelagoes of French Polynesia with 11 turboprop aircraft. The island of Moorea is less than 10 minutes from Tahiti, while the most visited island of Bora Bora is a 45-minute flight.

Officially known as French Polynesia, the 118 islands and atolls are scattered across five far-flung archipelagoes and cover over 1.5 million square miles of the South Pacific. The ocean area is about the size of Western Europe, while the land area is only slightly larger than the state of Rhode Island. The most visited of the archipelagoes is the Society Islands — home to Bora Bora, Moorea, Taha’a and the largest island in French Polynesia, Tahiti. The Society Islands are a group of high, tropical lush islands encircled by coral reefs — offering beautiful azure blue and turquoise lagoons, the world’s most ideal location for Tahiti’s signature overwater bungalow. Once you arrive in French Polynesia, all guests are greeted with Tahiti’s traditional Tiare flower. This fragrant gardenia is seen regularly throughout the islands. Tradition holds that, if taken, women and men wear a flower behind their left ear (same side as one’s heart), whereas if they are single, they wear it behind the right ear. 15 of Tahiti’s 118 Islands and Atolls . Map not to scale

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Why Tahiti? Wedding Chapels

Many of the resorts throughout the islands of Tahiti have wedding chapels for couples that prefer to have a Western-style ceremony.

Overwater Bungalows

Tahiti’s signature accommodations! Sleep above the waters in your thatched-roof bungalow, villa or suite with all the amenities of a first-class hotel.

Polynesian Spas

Experience true relaxation and rejuvenation at one of the many luxurious spas while being nurtured by the tropical abundance.

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Tahitian Pearls

Mother Nature’s perfect gem is born in Tahiti’s gorgeous lagoons. There is no better place in the world to shop for a Tahitian cultured “black pearl.”

Private Islands

Celebrate your wedding on your own tiny, private islet (called motu in Tahitian). Weddings can be organized on gorgeous white-sand beaches or on a secluded hilltop.

Snorkeling & Diving

Share the warm crystal-clear lagoons and swift, ocean passes with schools of brightly colored fish, manta rays, turtles and more. You can also feed the stingrays with a local guide.

History & Culture

Discover the rich history and culture of Tahiti with a local guide. Visit the ancient, open-air temples, called marae, and uncover the ancient Tahitian traditions of dance and music.

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Why Tahiti? Wedding Chapels

Many of the resorts throughout the islands of Tahiti have wedding chapels for couples that prefer to have a Western-style ceremony.

Overwater Bungalows

Tahiti’s signature accommodations! Sleep above the waters in your thatched-roof bungalow, villa or suite with all the amenities of a first-class hotel.

Polynesian Spas

Experience true relaxation and rejuvenation at one of the many luxurious spas while being nurtured by the tropical abundance.

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Tahitian Pearls

Mother Nature’s perfect gem is born in Tahiti’s gorgeous lagoons. There is no better place in the world to shop for a Tahitian cultured “black pearl.”

Private Islands

Celebrate your wedding on your own tiny, private islet (called motu in Tahitian). Weddings can be organized on gorgeous white-sand beaches or on a secluded hilltop.

Snorkeling & Diving

Share the warm crystal-clear lagoons and swift, ocean passes with schools of brightly colored fish, manta rays, turtles and more. You can also feed the stingrays with a local guide.

History & Culture

Discover the rich history and culture of Tahiti with a local guide. Visit the ancient, open-air temples, called marae, and uncover the ancient Tahitian traditions of dance and music.

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Tahiti: Queen of the Pacific Tahiti-Nui Mare’are’a Polynesian songs have bestowed this famous South Pacific island many names such as “Great Tahiti of the Golden Haze,” “Mounting Place of the Sun,” and “Land of the Double Rainbows.” Legends describe Tahiti-Nui and Tahiti-Iti as a great fish that swam away from the sacred waters of Havai’i. Tahiti, the largest island in the country, towering over the ocean like a proud and royal Queen, is appropriately crowned by a circle of majestic peaks. The mountainous interior is adorned with deep valleys, clear streams and high waterfalls, all bathed in the green iridescence of Mother Nature’s light. The coastal lands, edged with a rugged coastline, are home to fields of tropical flowers, as well as most of the island’s population. Papeete, meaning “water basket,” was once a gathering place where Tahitians came to fill their calabashes with fresh water. Now the invigorating capital city and gateway of the country, Papeete, boasts world-class resorts, spas, fine dining, unique restaurants, nightclubs, vibrant markets, pearl shops and boutiques. Tahiti... just the word — the world’s definition of paradise.

For the Visitor, Tahiti Means Unlimited Possibilities: Excitement of shopping along the waterfront and in the public market of Papeete for Tahitian collectibles such as pareu, monoi oil, artwork, music CDs, precious native wood carvings, and beautiful Tahitian pearls. Exploration of the pristine interior and beautiful coastline by 4x4 safari, guided nature hikes, escorted tour or rental car. Discovery of the lagoon waters by diving, snorkeling, sailing, surfing, deep-sea fishing, outrigger canoeing or guided catamaran tour. Relaxation at the surprising number of restaurants around Papeete and at the enjoyable roulottes along the waterfront in Vai’ete Square. Enjoyment of the beachside resorts featuring luxurious spas; spectacular shows; fine restaurants; and the full range of rooms, suites and bungalows.

A Playground of Nature “Tahiti is an extraordinary work of creation — a steepled gem of wondrous green”. National Geographic magazine, in 1920, helped open the eyes of the world to the beauty of the island of Tahiti. The author circled the island on foot and discovered that the beauty of the landscape and of the people rivaled any place on Earth. Eighty-five years later, the island of Tahiti is still a rich oasis of nature in the South Pacific. Within the hidden interior is an unspoiled land of towering waterfalls, rushing rivers, deep flower-filled valleys, and colossal peaks rising more than one mile high. 8

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Tahiti: Queen of the Pacific Tahiti-Nui Mare’are’a Polynesian songs have bestowed this famous South Pacific island many names such as “Great Tahiti of the Golden Haze,” “Mounting Place of the Sun,” and “Land of the Double Rainbows.” Legends describe Tahiti-Nui and Tahiti-Iti as a great fish that swam away from the sacred waters of Havai’i. Tahiti, the largest island in the country, towering over the ocean like a proud and royal Queen, is appropriately crowned by a circle of majestic peaks. The mountainous interior is adorned with deep valleys, clear streams and high waterfalls, all bathed in the green iridescence of Mother Nature’s light. The coastal lands, edged with a rugged coastline, are home to fields of tropical flowers, as well as most of the island’s population. Papeete, meaning “water basket,” was once a gathering place where Tahitians came to fill their calabashes with fresh water. Now the invigorating capital city and gateway of the country, Papeete, boasts world-class resorts, spas, fine dining, unique restaurants, nightclubs, vibrant markets, pearl shops and boutiques. Tahiti... just the word — the world’s definition of paradise.

For the Visitor, Tahiti Means Unlimited Possibilities: Excitement of shopping along the waterfront and in the public market of Papeete for Tahitian collectibles such as pareu, monoi oil, artwork, music CDs, precious native wood carvings, and beautiful Tahitian pearls. Exploration of the pristine interior and beautiful coastline by 4x4 safari, guided nature hikes, escorted tour or rental car. Discovery of the lagoon waters by diving, snorkeling, sailing, surfing, deep-sea fishing, outrigger canoeing or guided catamaran tour. Relaxation at the surprising number of restaurants around Papeete and at the enjoyable roulottes along the waterfront in Vai’ete Square. Enjoyment of the beachside resorts featuring luxurious spas; spectacular shows; fine restaurants; and the full range of rooms, suites and bungalows.

A Playground of Nature “Tahiti is an extraordinary work of creation — a steepled gem of wondrous green”. National Geographic magazine, in 1920, helped open the eyes of the world to the beauty of the island of Tahiti. The author circled the island on foot and discovered that the beauty of the landscape and of the people rivaled any place on Earth. Eighty-five years later, the island of Tahiti is still a rich oasis of nature in the South Pacific. Within the hidden interior is an unspoiled land of towering waterfalls, rushing rivers, deep flower-filled valleys, and colossal peaks rising more than one mile high. 8

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Le Méridien Tahiti

General Property Information Le Méridien Tahiti is located along the lagoon and offers a total of 138 luxurious rooms and suites and 12 overwater bungalows, all with a panoramic view overlooking the ocean, the gardens and the sister island of Moorea. All rooms and bungalows offer a high level of comfort: air conditioning, mini bar, safe, flatscreen TV, new Le Meridien Beds, wireless Internet access, tea & coffee making facilities, bathroom with bath and shower separated. Renovated in 2010, the new atmosphere of the bedrooms show off contemporary art and local culture of French Polynesia. In order to satisfy our guests, Le Méridien Tahiti offers a large choice of activities and quality services. Enjoy the largest sandy bottom swimming pool of all the South Pacific, relax on the white sand beach or enjoy all of our activities.

Wedding Options and Service Descriptions • Under the Tropics

• Huriama Ceremony

• Hanavai Ceremony

Le Méridien Tahiti offers a variety of packages for couples eager to get married in Tahiti. Guests will enjoy these magical moments overlooking the blue lagoon of Tahiti, to be shared in private or with family. The “Under the Tropics” Package includes the traditional Polynesian welcome, two nights in an overwater bungalow with breakfast for two, a romantic dinner for two, one bottle of champagne and the assistance of our wedding coordinator. The “Huriama” Package includes preparation for the wedding ceremony for the bride and groom, a traditional Polynesian wedding ceremony on the beach, followed by a Polynesian show. The ceremony lasts around 20 minutes, and the couple is then brought back to their bungalow in a traditional canoe. The “Hanavai” Package includes preparation for the wedding ceremony for the bride and groom, a traditional Polynesian wedding ceremony on the beach, followed by a Polynesian show. After the ceremony, a bottle of champagne is brought to their room and the newly married couple will enjoy a romantic dinner in our restaurant, including a wedding cake.

Contact Information c/o Le Meridien Tahiti BP 380595 TAMANU • 98 718 Punaauia Tahiti – French Polynesia Ventes@lemeridien-tahiti.pf Tel : +(689) 47 07 20 • fax : +(689) 47 07 28

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Le Méridien Tahiti

General Property Information Le Méridien Tahiti is located along the lagoon and offers a total of 138 luxurious rooms and suites and 12 overwater bungalows, all with a panoramic view overlooking the ocean, the gardens and the sister island of Moorea. All rooms and bungalows offer a high level of comfort: air conditioning, mini bar, safe, flatscreen TV, new Le Meridien Beds, wireless Internet access, tea & coffee making facilities, bathroom with bath and shower separated. Renovated in 2010, the new atmosphere of the bedrooms show off contemporary art and local culture of French Polynesia. In order to satisfy our guests, Le Méridien Tahiti offers a large choice of activities and quality services. Enjoy the largest sandy bottom swimming pool of all the South Pacific, relax on the white sand beach or enjoy all of our activities.

Wedding Options and Service Descriptions • Under the Tropics

• Huriama Ceremony

• Hanavai Ceremony

Le Méridien Tahiti offers a variety of packages for couples eager to get married in Tahiti. Guests will enjoy these magical moments overlooking the blue lagoon of Tahiti, to be shared in private or with family. The “Under the Tropics” Package includes the traditional Polynesian welcome, two nights in an overwater bungalow with breakfast for two, a romantic dinner for two, one bottle of champagne and the assistance of our wedding coordinator. The “Huriama” Package includes preparation for the wedding ceremony for the bride and groom, a traditional Polynesian wedding ceremony on the beach, followed by a Polynesian show. The ceremony lasts around 20 minutes, and the couple is then brought back to their bungalow in a traditional canoe. The “Hanavai” Package includes preparation for the wedding ceremony for the bride and groom, a traditional Polynesian wedding ceremony on the beach, followed by a Polynesian show. After the ceremony, a bottle of champagne is brought to their room and the newly married couple will enjoy a romantic dinner in our restaurant, including a wedding cake.

Contact Information c/o Le Meridien Tahiti BP 380595 TAMANU • 98 718 Punaauia Tahiti – French Polynesia Ventes@lemeridien-tahiti.pf Tel : +(689) 47 07 20 • fax : +(689) 47 07 28

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Manava Suite Resort Tahiti

General Property Information This four-star resort offers 121 guest rooms, a restaurant, meetings rooms, two bars, a fitness centre & Manea spa, and the island’s largest infinity swimming pool facing the lagoon and nearby island of Moorea. Decorated by Tahitian architect/designer Bruno Hervochon, all guest rooms reflect authentic Polynesian décor, while still offering contemporary amenities and the comfort of home. With its innovative concept of integrated kitchen units, the customer will be greeted in a comfortable lifestyle, warm and easygoing. What we want to tell our future guests is: Welcome home!

Wedding Options and Service Descriptions Ever dreamed of getting married in a magical destination? Your dream can become a reality! Manava Suite Resort Tahiti is pleased to present its special wedding options:

Tahiti Vow

Tahiti Celebration

Tahiti Dream

• Legal wedding ceremony

• Legal wedding ceremony

• Legal wedding ceremony

• Romantic dinner at the restaurant

• Polynesian wedding ceremony on the beach

• Romantic dinner at the restaurant • Polynesian wedding ceremony on the beach

Wedding Registry Getting married or renewing your vows? It is the ideal moment to choose an exceptional destination. Create your wedding list at Manava Suite Resort Tahiti: www.tahitiweddingregistry.com.

Groups This special celebration is more perfect when surrounded by friends and family. They can take advantage of special group rates and amenities when traveling together. And, above all, the possibility to offer a bungalow to the couple if a minimum of four bungalows is booked.

Contact Information Central Reservation: PO Box 460 - 98713 Papeete Tahiti, French Polynesia Phone: +(689) 50 84 45 • Fax: +(689) 43 17 86 Email: res@spmhotels.pf • www.spmhotels.com 12

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Manava Suite Resort Tahiti

General Property Information This four-star resort offers 121 guest rooms, a restaurant, meetings rooms, two bars, a fitness centre & Manea spa, and the island’s largest infinity swimming pool facing the lagoon and nearby island of Moorea. Decorated by Tahitian architect/designer Bruno Hervochon, all guest rooms reflect authentic Polynesian décor, while still offering contemporary amenities and the comfort of home. With its innovative concept of integrated kitchen units, the customer will be greeted in a comfortable lifestyle, warm and easygoing. What we want to tell our future guests is: Welcome home!

Wedding Options and Service Descriptions Ever dreamed of getting married in a magical destination? Your dream can become a reality! Manava Suite Resort Tahiti is pleased to present its special wedding options:

Tahiti Vow

Tahiti Celebration

Tahiti Dream

• Legal wedding ceremony

• Legal wedding ceremony

• Legal wedding ceremony

• Romantic dinner at the restaurant

• Polynesian wedding ceremony on the beach

• Romantic dinner at the restaurant • Polynesian wedding ceremony on the beach

Wedding Registry Getting married or renewing your vows? It is the ideal moment to choose an exceptional destination. Create your wedding list at Manava Suite Resort Tahiti: www.tahitiweddingregistry.com.

Groups This special celebration is more perfect when surrounded by friends and family. They can take advantage of special group rates and amenities when traveling together. And, above all, the possibility to offer a bungalow to the couple if a minimum of four bungalows is booked.

Contact Information Central Reservation: PO Box 460 - 98713 Papeete Tahiti, French Polynesia Phone: +(689) 50 84 45 • Fax: +(689) 43 17 86 Email: res@spmhotels.pf • www.spmhotels.com 12

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Moorea: The Magical Island Aimeo i Te Rara Varu

For the Visitor, Moorea Offers Drama and Adventure:

This, the island’s poetic name, comes from its eight majestic mountain ridges; however, the name was later changed to Moorea—meaning “yellow lizard”— following a dream by a high priest. Polynesian legend describes the panorama of volcanic ridges as the second dorsal fin of the fish that became the island of Tahiti. These pinnacles later inspired the mythical “Bali Hai” that was based on James Michener’s book, Tales of the South Pacific.

Discovery of the many shops featuring locally made, hand-crafted products. Enchantment from the dramatic landscape of bright-green valleys encircled by the sentinel-like mountain ridges.

A few minutes from the island of Tahiti by plane, and only 30 minutes by high-speed catamaran, Moorea soars magically out of the ocean in an explosion of green velvet — what you would imagine a South Seas island to be. A wide, shallow lagoon surrounds the island’s vertical mountains where poetic threads of waterfalls tumble down fern-softened cliffs. Peaceful meadows flanked by pinnacles of green will fill your senses and renew your belief in the majesty of nature. Pastel-painted houses, surrounded by gardens of hibiscus and birds of paradise, circle the island in a fantasy of happy, yet simple villages. A favorite among repeat visitors who all agree: The beauty of Moorea is unforgettable.

Excitement of the liquid playground with warm lagoon waters for snorkeling, jetskiing, canoeing and diving. Discovery of the many shops featuring “made in Moorea” products. Enjoyment of the fine-dining restaurants within the resorts and in the small villages that line the shores.

Perfection Bestows Perfection!

Exploration of the historic sites hidden under a canopy of lush forests.

Tahiti is the best place in the world to shop for pearls. The warm lagoon waters of the islands and atolls is Mother Nature’s choice for the cultivation of her pure living gem: the Tahitian Cultured Pearl. With this first-hand expertise and infinite selection of dozens of major pearl retailers on all the islands, visitors quickly discover that this is the best place in the world to learn about and shop for pearls.

Relaxation in the majestic setting of the resorts and their Polynesian spas.

Commonly known as “Black Pearls,” Tahitian Cultured Pearls range widely in pricing, size, shape and colors; visitors are encouraged to visit several merchants during their vacation to learn about judging quality and style to help determine their preference. 14

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Moorea: The Magical Island Aimeo i Te Rara Varu

For the Visitor, Moorea Offers Drama and Adventure:

This, the island’s poetic name, comes from its eight majestic mountain ridges; however, the name was later changed to Moorea—meaning “yellow lizard”— following a dream by a high priest. Polynesian legend describes the panorama of volcanic ridges as the second dorsal fin of the fish that became the island of Tahiti. These pinnacles later inspired the mythical “Bali Hai” that was based on James Michener’s book, Tales of the South Pacific.

Discovery of the many shops featuring locally made, hand-crafted products. Enchantment from the dramatic landscape of bright-green valleys encircled by the sentinel-like mountain ridges.

A few minutes from the island of Tahiti by plane, and only 30 minutes by high-speed catamaran, Moorea soars magically out of the ocean in an explosion of green velvet — what you would imagine a South Seas island to be. A wide, shallow lagoon surrounds the island’s vertical mountains where poetic threads of waterfalls tumble down fern-softened cliffs. Peaceful meadows flanked by pinnacles of green will fill your senses and renew your belief in the majesty of nature. Pastel-painted houses, surrounded by gardens of hibiscus and birds of paradise, circle the island in a fantasy of happy, yet simple villages. A favorite among repeat visitors who all agree: The beauty of Moorea is unforgettable.

Excitement of the liquid playground with warm lagoon waters for snorkeling, jetskiing, canoeing and diving. Discovery of the many shops featuring “made in Moorea” products. Enjoyment of the fine-dining restaurants within the resorts and in the small villages that line the shores.

Perfection Bestows Perfection!

Exploration of the historic sites hidden under a canopy of lush forests.

Tahiti is the best place in the world to shop for pearls. The warm lagoon waters of the islands and atolls is Mother Nature’s choice for the cultivation of her pure living gem: the Tahitian Cultured Pearl. With this first-hand expertise and infinite selection of dozens of major pearl retailers on all the islands, visitors quickly discover that this is the best place in the world to learn about and shop for pearls.

Relaxation in the majestic setting of the resorts and their Polynesian spas.

Commonly known as “Black Pearls,” Tahitian Cultured Pearls range widely in pricing, size, shape and colors; visitors are encouraged to visit several merchants during their vacation to learn about judging quality and style to help determine their preference. 14

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Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort & Spa

The newlyweds are wrapped together in their “Tifaifai” (traditional Tahitian quilt) cover in symbol of their new union and then carried away in grand procession by four Polynesian Warriors on top of a Royal Chair.

A Perfectly Located Resort What better place to experience the dramatic splendor of this South Seas fantasy island than from one of the 106 overwater or garden pool bungalows at this romantic resort. The Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort & Spa is set amidst abundant tropical gardens and rimmed by a white sandy beach and a brilliant 10-acre lagoon teeming with friendly tropical fish, a gentle water playground for our guests.  

Authenticity, Charm, Luxury and Comfort Refurbished in 2009, the 57 overwater bungalows and the 49 garden pool bungalows combine Polynesian spirit with modern materials: an authentic ambience and a luxurious setting.

Wedding Options and Services Description Legal Wedding

We can organize the following services for your legal wedding: • Assistance with the preparation of all the administrative paperwork

• Verification of accuracy by a certified translator of the required documents

• Verification for the completion of the documents

• Setting of the time for the wedding ceremony with the local authorities

• Publication within the set timeframe of your intent to marry in the local press

• Provision of the two required witnesses needed

Assistance in getting all other necessary arrangements in place for the ceremony as far as the floral decoration, photographer, videographer, Tahitian singers and choir, transportation to the town hall, etc. On request, a religious wedding ceremony may be organized. Fees vary according to legal requirements.

Traditional Polynesian Wedding Ceremony The Polynesian wedding ceremony is held on the white sand beach of the Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort & Spa with palm trees, tropical flowers, near the waters edge of turquoisecolored lagoon. The bride and groom are dressed in the traditional Tahitian wrapping cloth called “pareo.” Dancers and musicians with ukulele and guitars greet you with Tahitian traditional love songs. A Tahitian priest welcomes both of you, before performing the traditional and romantic ceremony. A Tahitian name will be given, which will accompany you through your life.

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Contact Information Thomas Reynoird Tel: +(689) 86 49 13 • Fax: +(689) 86 48 61 Mail: Thomas.reynoird@hilton.pf www.hilton.com/frenchpolynesia 17


Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort & Spa

The newlyweds are wrapped together in their “Tifaifai” (traditional Tahitian quilt) cover in symbol of their new union and then carried away in grand procession by four Polynesian Warriors on top of a Royal Chair.

A Perfectly Located Resort What better place to experience the dramatic splendor of this South Seas fantasy island than from one of the 106 overwater or garden pool bungalows at this romantic resort. The Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort & Spa is set amidst abundant tropical gardens and rimmed by a white sandy beach and a brilliant 10-acre lagoon teeming with friendly tropical fish, a gentle water playground for our guests.  

Authenticity, Charm, Luxury and Comfort Refurbished in 2009, the 57 overwater bungalows and the 49 garden pool bungalows combine Polynesian spirit with modern materials: an authentic ambience and a luxurious setting.

Wedding Options and Services Description Legal Wedding

We can organize the following services for your legal wedding: • Assistance with the preparation of all the administrative paperwork

• Verification of accuracy by a certified translator of the required documents

• Verification for the completion of the documents

• Setting of the time for the wedding ceremony with the local authorities

• Publication within the set timeframe of your intent to marry in the local press

• Provision of the two required witnesses needed

Assistance in getting all other necessary arrangements in place for the ceremony as far as the floral decoration, photographer, videographer, Tahitian singers and choir, transportation to the town hall, etc. On request, a religious wedding ceremony may be organized. Fees vary according to legal requirements.

Traditional Polynesian Wedding Ceremony The Polynesian wedding ceremony is held on the white sand beach of the Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort & Spa with palm trees, tropical flowers, near the waters edge of turquoisecolored lagoon. The bride and groom are dressed in the traditional Tahitian wrapping cloth called “pareo.” Dancers and musicians with ukulele and guitars greet you with Tahitian traditional love songs. A Tahitian priest welcomes both of you, before performing the traditional and romantic ceremony. A Tahitian name will be given, which will accompany you through your life.

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Contact Information Thomas Reynoird Tel: +(689) 86 49 13 • Fax: +(689) 86 48 61 Mail: Thomas.reynoird@hilton.pf www.hilton.com/frenchpolynesia 17


Legends Resort Moorea

General Property Information Imagine a private haven nestled in 17 verdant acres, surrounded by breathtaking views of a crystal blue lagoon and set against a backdrop of the seemingly endless Pacific Ocean.   Now imagine enjoying this spectacular view from the privacy of your own luxury villa. Secluded on a lush tropical hillside, Legends Resort Moorea combines the very best of luxury resort services and amenities, with the freedom and independence of your own spacious and fully equipped island vacation home. Private jacuzzis, tennis facilities, a fitness center, championship golf, wilderness walking paths, and a white sand beach on a private island are all just part of the exclusive Legends Resort lifestyle. Sophistication, harmony, serenity… are all cornerstones of the Legends Resort philosophy to provide each and every guest with an exceptional holiday experience unique from any other you will find in French Polynesia.

Photo ©Danee Hazma

Wedding Options and Service Descriptions • Traditional and legal Polynesian wedding ceremonies

• La Villa Des Sens fine-dining restaurant, with full catering services for wedding dinners and receptions

• Legends Beauty (Spa & Beauty Center) Romantic Care Ritual “Te Here Nui”

Relax and let the Legends Resort Moorea bridal team take care of every single detail of this most special and important celebration for you.  Our aim is always your complete satisfaction and delight, and we specialize in creating tailor-made events that are sure to provide a lifetime of memories.

Whether in the mood to enjoy one of the fresh dishes from the onsite gourmet deli, to partake in a light lunch served at the poolside café, or to delight your inner-connoisseur with Chef Tarek Chaker’s gourmet fusion cuisine at La Villa Des Sens restaurant, Legends Resort has all your dining desires covered. And the ever-attentive staff at Legends Resort Moorea will ensure you have the tranquil setting to discover the relaxing and rejuvenating rhythm that is just perfect for you. In fact, the most challenging decisions one may have to make at the Legends Resort may be what time to schedule the full-body, in-villa massage or which bottle of fine wine to enjoy on your deck while toasting yet another spectacular Tahitian sunset.

Imagine the bride-to-be dressed as Tahitian brides were in former times, the groom escorted by Tahitian men to the place of the ceremony to await her. Imagine a Polynesian high priest and his entourage in traditional dress performing the sacred ceremony on a private beach to the sound of island instruments and beautiful Tahitian songs.  Imagine receiving Tahitian names, and the names of your future children, while being covered with perfumed flower leis and garlands, and a marriage certificate written on traditional “tapa” cloth as a symbol of your eternal vows. Photo ©Lâm Nguyen

Photo ©Rodolphe Vinh-Tung

All that you have dreamt of… champagne, Polynesian dances…  … and much more to discover.

Contact Information Nelly Grange, Sales Manager Phone +(689) 55 15 17  I • Fax +(689) 55 15 01 BP 1951   98729 Papetoai  MOOREA  res@legendsresortvillas.com www.legendsresortvillas.com

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Legends Resort Moorea

General Property Information Imagine a private haven nestled in 17 verdant acres, surrounded by breathtaking views of a crystal blue lagoon and set against a backdrop of the seemingly endless Pacific Ocean.   Now imagine enjoying this spectacular view from the privacy of your own luxury villa. Secluded on a lush tropical hillside, Legends Resort Moorea combines the very best of luxury resort services and amenities, with the freedom and independence of your own spacious and fully equipped island vacation home. Private jacuzzis, tennis facilities, a fitness center, championship golf, wilderness walking paths, and a white sand beach on a private island are all just part of the exclusive Legends Resort lifestyle. Sophistication, harmony, serenity… are all cornerstones of the Legends Resort philosophy to provide each and every guest with an exceptional holiday experience unique from any other you will find in French Polynesia.

Photo ©Danee Hazma

Wedding Options and Service Descriptions • Traditional and legal Polynesian wedding ceremonies

• La Villa Des Sens fine-dining restaurant, with full catering services for wedding dinners and receptions

• Legends Beauty (Spa & Beauty Center) Romantic Care Ritual “Te Here Nui”

Relax and let the Legends Resort Moorea bridal team take care of every single detail of this most special and important celebration for you.  Our aim is always your complete satisfaction and delight, and we specialize in creating tailor-made events that are sure to provide a lifetime of memories.

Whether in the mood to enjoy one of the fresh dishes from the onsite gourmet deli, to partake in a light lunch served at the poolside café, or to delight your inner-connoisseur with Chef Tarek Chaker’s gourmet fusion cuisine at La Villa Des Sens restaurant, Legends Resort has all your dining desires covered. And the ever-attentive staff at Legends Resort Moorea will ensure you have the tranquil setting to discover the relaxing and rejuvenating rhythm that is just perfect for you. In fact, the most challenging decisions one may have to make at the Legends Resort may be what time to schedule the full-body, in-villa massage or which bottle of fine wine to enjoy on your deck while toasting yet another spectacular Tahitian sunset.

Imagine the bride-to-be dressed as Tahitian brides were in former times, the groom escorted by Tahitian men to the place of the ceremony to await her. Imagine a Polynesian high priest and his entourage in traditional dress performing the sacred ceremony on a private beach to the sound of island instruments and beautiful Tahitian songs.  Imagine receiving Tahitian names, and the names of your future children, while being covered with perfumed flower leis and garlands, and a marriage certificate written on traditional “tapa” cloth as a symbol of your eternal vows. Photo ©Lâm Nguyen

Photo ©Rodolphe Vinh-Tung

All that you have dreamt of… champagne, Polynesian dances…  … and much more to discover.

Contact Information Nelly Grange, Sales Manager Phone +(689) 55 15 17  I • Fax +(689) 55 15 01 BP 1951   98729 Papetoai  MOOREA  res@legendsresortvillas.com www.legendsresortvillas.com

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Moorea Pearl Resort & Spa

Groups This special celebration is more perfect when surrounded by friends and family. They can take advantage of special group rates and amenities when traveling together, but, above all, we offer a bungalow to the couple if a minimum of four bungalows is booked. *Offer can be combined with Wedding Festival Offer.

Wedding Registry Getting married or renewing your vows? It is the ideal moment to choose an exceptional destination. Create your wedding list at Moorea Pearl Resort & Spa: www.tahitiweddingregistry.com.

General Property Information This traditional Polynesian style hotel offers 28 overwater bungalows, eight beach bungalows, 28 garden bungalows with private plunge pool, and 30 garden view rooms & garden view duplexes. This charming resort is a perfect blend of luxury and serenity, making it an ideal destination for couples and honeymooners. The hotel offers two restaurants, including the prestigious gourmet restaurant “Le Matiehani,” and a Manea spa.

Wedding Options and Service Descriptions Plan your wedding in a romantic and seductive island, the perfect destination to launch your new life together. Discover the beautiful island of Moorea. Moorea Pearl Resort & Spa is pleased to present its special wedding options:

Moorea Vow

Moorea Celebration

Moorea Dream

• Legal wedding ceremony

• Legal wedding ceremony

• Legal wedding ceremony

• Romantic dinner at the restaurant

• Polynesian wedding ceremony on the beach

• Romantic dinner at the restaurant • Polynesian wedding ceremony on the beach

Wedding Festival Come and celebrate this great moment in Moorea. You will receive a complimentary wedding ceremony in true Polynesian style in Moorea, Bora Bora or Taha’a. Conditions apply as follows: Offer valid for a combination between Moorea Pearl Resort & Spa and one of the hotels listed below: • Tikehau Pearl Beach Resort, Manihi Pearl Beach Resort, Huahine Te Tiare Beach Resort, Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort & Spa or Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa • Minimum of three nights per hotel is required OR Offer valid for a minimum of four bungalows booked 20

Contact Information Central Reservation: PO Box 460 - 98713 Papeete Tahiti, French Polynesia Phone: +(689) 50 84 45 • Fax: +(689) 43 17 86 Email: res@spmhotels.pf • www.spmhotels.com 21


Moorea Pearl Resort & Spa

Groups This special celebration is more perfect when surrounded by friends and family. They can take advantage of special group rates and amenities when traveling together, but, above all, we offer a bungalow to the couple if a minimum of four bungalows is booked. *Offer can be combined with Wedding Festival Offer.

Wedding Registry Getting married or renewing your vows? It is the ideal moment to choose an exceptional destination. Create your wedding list at Moorea Pearl Resort & Spa: www.tahitiweddingregistry.com.

General Property Information This traditional Polynesian style hotel offers 28 overwater bungalows, eight beach bungalows, 28 garden bungalows with private plunge pool, and 30 garden view rooms & garden view duplexes. This charming resort is a perfect blend of luxury and serenity, making it an ideal destination for couples and honeymooners. The hotel offers two restaurants, including the prestigious gourmet restaurant “Le Matiehani,” and a Manea spa.

Wedding Options and Service Descriptions Plan your wedding in a romantic and seductive island, the perfect destination to launch your new life together. Discover the beautiful island of Moorea. Moorea Pearl Resort & Spa is pleased to present its special wedding options:

Moorea Vow

Moorea Celebration

Moorea Dream

• Legal wedding ceremony

• Legal wedding ceremony

• Legal wedding ceremony

• Romantic dinner at the restaurant

• Polynesian wedding ceremony on the beach

• Romantic dinner at the restaurant • Polynesian wedding ceremony on the beach

Wedding Festival Come and celebrate this great moment in Moorea. You will receive a complimentary wedding ceremony in true Polynesian style in Moorea, Bora Bora or Taha’a. Conditions apply as follows: Offer valid for a combination between Moorea Pearl Resort & Spa and one of the hotels listed below: • Tikehau Pearl Beach Resort, Manihi Pearl Beach Resort, Huahine Te Tiare Beach Resort, Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort & Spa or Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa • Minimum of three nights per hotel is required OR Offer valid for a minimum of four bungalows booked 20

Contact Information Central Reservation: PO Box 460 - 98713 Papeete Tahiti, French Polynesia Phone: +(689) 50 84 45 • Fax: +(689) 43 17 86 Email: res@spmhotels.pf • www.spmhotels.com 21


Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort

For The Bride & Groom Stay a minimum of three nights. Choose from any of Sofitel’s available special offers... and receive: • A bottle of mineral water, fruit plate

• The civil wedding ceremony package and a tropical flower bed if booking a Luxury Overwater Bungalow

• A free upgrade to next bungalow category • The civil wedding ceremony package if booking a Superior Overwater Bungalow

For Wedding Groups

Three rooms or more (depending on category booked) with a minimum stay of three nights. Choose from any of Sofitel’s available special offers... and receive: • Polyesian wedding ceremony • Civil wedding ceremony • ... and much more!

• Wedding dinner for the group

General Property Information Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort offers the most luxurious accommodations in Moorea. The hotel is situated in an exceptional location, on the most beautiful white sand beach in Moorea, facing the island of Tahiti.

“Life is Magnifique” Wedding Options At Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora, leave your worries behind! Our wedding coordinators will ensure that your special day runs smoothly and will be remembered for years to come! • Exclusive wedding coordinator

• Butler service for private celebrations

• Wedding interpreter provided by hotel

• Enchanting, romantic Polynesian or international music

• Private round-trip transfers to the town hall

The resort offers 114 bungalows located either over the water, on the beach or in the tropical gardens. You can enjoy numerous activities, ranging from our luscious “LeSpa” with relaxing treatments, to playing on an international 18-hole golf course or scuba diving. Gastronomy is also an important factor adding to the pleasure of your stay at Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort. “Pure” offers local and international cuisine with a French touch in a contemporary décor. Our very unique “K” restaurant features a white sand floor, crystal chandeliers and three lovely Tahitian dancers to entertain you.

• Traditional or Polynesian wedding after the civil ceremony

• Photographer and videographer • Personalized care for the bride: flowers, make-up and hair

Civil Ceremony

A private car and driver will pick you up from the resort to take you to the town hall. Upon arrival at the town hall, you will be greeted by the mayor and an interpreter who will perform the civil wedding ceremony. Two witnesses will be present. At the conclusion, you will be transferred back to the resort.

Polynesian Wedding

An unforgettable experience awaits as you choose to celebrate your wedding in one of the most magical resorts in the world, Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort. On the beautiful beach of Moorea, enjoy a traditional Polynesian wedding ceremony from 3:00pm to 6.30pm. Songs, dances and prayers fill the air as you share your mutual love, followed by dinner in our gastronomic restaurant “K” with lobster, champagne, Tahitian music and dances.

Contact Information Lisa Coakley, International Sales Manager Phone : +(689) 86 66 05 • Fax : +(689) 43 99 00 • Cell : +(689) 28 27 36 Email : lisa.coakley@sofitel.com • www.sofitel-frenchpolynesia.com c/- Sofitel Tahiti Maeva Beach Resort PO Box 60008 • 98702 Faa’a Tahiti – FRENCH POLYNESIA

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Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort

For The Bride & Groom Stay a minimum of three nights. Choose from any of Sofitel’s available special offers... and receive: • A bottle of mineral water, fruit plate

• The civil wedding ceremony package and a tropical flower bed if booking a Luxury Overwater Bungalow

• A free upgrade to next bungalow category • The civil wedding ceremony package if booking a Superior Overwater Bungalow

For Wedding Groups

Three rooms or more (depending on category booked) with a minimum stay of three nights. Choose from any of Sofitel’s available special offers... and receive: • Polyesian wedding ceremony • Civil wedding ceremony • ... and much more!

• Wedding dinner for the group

General Property Information Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort offers the most luxurious accommodations in Moorea. The hotel is situated in an exceptional location, on the most beautiful white sand beach in Moorea, facing the island of Tahiti.

“Life is Magnifique” Wedding Options At Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora, leave your worries behind! Our wedding coordinators will ensure that your special day runs smoothly and will be remembered for years to come! • Exclusive wedding coordinator

• Butler service for private celebrations

• Wedding interpreter provided by hotel

• Enchanting, romantic Polynesian or international music

• Private round-trip transfers to the town hall

The resort offers 114 bungalows located either over the water, on the beach or in the tropical gardens. You can enjoy numerous activities, ranging from our luscious “LeSpa” with relaxing treatments, to playing on an international 18-hole golf course or scuba diving. Gastronomy is also an important factor adding to the pleasure of your stay at Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort. “Pure” offers local and international cuisine with a French touch in a contemporary décor. Our very unique “K” restaurant features a white sand floor, crystal chandeliers and three lovely Tahitian dancers to entertain you.

• Traditional or Polynesian wedding after the civil ceremony

• Photographer and videographer • Personalized care for the bride: flowers, make-up and hair

Civil Ceremony

A private car and driver will pick you up from the resort to take you to the town hall. Upon arrival at the town hall, you will be greeted by the mayor and an interpreter who will perform the civil wedding ceremony. Two witnesses will be present. At the conclusion, you will be transferred back to the resort.

Polynesian Wedding

An unforgettable experience awaits as you choose to celebrate your wedding in one of the most magical resorts in the world, Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort. On the beautiful beach of Moorea, enjoy a traditional Polynesian wedding ceremony from 3:00pm to 6.30pm. Songs, dances and prayers fill the air as you share your mutual love, followed by dinner in our gastronomic restaurant “K” with lobster, champagne, Tahitian music and dances.

Contact Information Lisa Coakley, International Sales Manager Phone : +(689) 86 66 05 • Fax : +(689) 43 99 00 • Cell : +(689) 28 27 36 Email : lisa.coakley@sofitel.com • www.sofitel-frenchpolynesia.com c/- Sofitel Tahiti Maeva Beach Resort PO Box 60008 • 98702 Faa’a Tahiti – FRENCH POLYNESIA

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Bora Bora: The Romantic Island Pora Pora The ancient name, meaning “first born,” came from legends describing this as the first island to rise when Taaroa, the supreme god, fished it out of the waters after the mythical creation of Havai’i, now known as Raiatea. Although the letter “B” does not exist in the Tahitian language, when Captain Cook first heard the name he mistook the softened sound of the Tahitian “P” for “B” and called the island “Bora Bora.”

Bora Bora Less than an hour flight from the islands of Tahiti or Moorea, Bora Bora, with a lagoon resembling an artist’s palette of blues and greens, is love at first sight. Romantics from around the world have laid claim to this island where the castle-like Mount Otemanu pierces the sky. Lush tropical slopes and valleys blossom with hibiscus, while palm-covered motu circle the illuminated lagoon like a delicate necklace. Perfect white-sand beaches give way to emerald waters where colorful fish animate the lush, coral gardens, home of the gentle manta ray. This could easily be described as the center of the romantic universe, where luxury resorts and spas dot the island with thatched-roof villas and fabled ambience, vibrant markets, pearl shops and boutiques. Simply said, Bora Bora is the most beautiful island in the world.

For the Visitor, the Majesty of Bora Bora Offers: Enchantment from the neon-lit turquoise lagoon waters with unending days of exploration through snorkeling and diving. Excitement above the lagoon by outrigger canoe, Boston Whaler, waverunner, jet ski and dramatic sunset cruises aboard a catamaran sailboat. Exploration of the panoramic overlooks found by hike or 4x4 accompanied by entertaining local guides. Discovery through the world-renowned shopping featuring Tahitian cultured pearls, perfumes, oils, hand-crafted woods and artwork. Romance in the natural ambience of the legendary resorts and Polynesian spas; gourmet restaurants; and overwater bungalows, villas and suites.

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Bora Bora: The Romantic Island Pora Pora The ancient name, meaning “first born,” came from legends describing this as the first island to rise when Taaroa, the supreme god, fished it out of the waters after the mythical creation of Havai’i, now known as Raiatea. Although the letter “B” does not exist in the Tahitian language, when Captain Cook first heard the name he mistook the softened sound of the Tahitian “P” for “B” and called the island “Bora Bora.”

Bora Bora Less than an hour flight from the islands of Tahiti or Moorea, Bora Bora, with a lagoon resembling an artist’s palette of blues and greens, is love at first sight. Romantics from around the world have laid claim to this island where the castle-like Mount Otemanu pierces the sky. Lush tropical slopes and valleys blossom with hibiscus, while palm-covered motu circle the illuminated lagoon like a delicate necklace. Perfect white-sand beaches give way to emerald waters where colorful fish animate the lush, coral gardens, home of the gentle manta ray. This could easily be described as the center of the romantic universe, where luxury resorts and spas dot the island with thatched-roof villas and fabled ambience, vibrant markets, pearl shops and boutiques. Simply said, Bora Bora is the most beautiful island in the world.

For the Visitor, the Majesty of Bora Bora Offers: Enchantment from the neon-lit turquoise lagoon waters with unending days of exploration through snorkeling and diving. Excitement above the lagoon by outrigger canoe, Boston Whaler, waverunner, jet ski and dramatic sunset cruises aboard a catamaran sailboat. Exploration of the panoramic overlooks found by hike or 4x4 accompanied by entertaining local guides. Discovery through the world-renowned shopping featuring Tahitian cultured pearls, perfumes, oils, hand-crafted woods and artwork. Romance in the natural ambience of the legendary resorts and Polynesian spas; gourmet restaurants; and overwater bungalows, villas and suites.

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Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort & Spa

Groups This special celebration is more perfect when surrounded by friends and family. They can take advantage of special group rates and amenities when traveling together. And, above all, the possibility to offer a bungalow to the couple if a minimum of four bungalows is booked. *Offer can be combined with Wedding Festival Offer.

Wedding Registry Getting married or renewing your vows? It is the ideal moment to choose an exceptional destination. Create your wedding list at Bora Bora Pearl Resort & Spa: www.tahitiweddingregistry.com.

General Property Information Member of The Leading Small Hotels of the World, the resort is located on Motu Tevairoa facing the island of Bora Bora. This traditional Polynesian-style hotel offers 50 overwater bungalows, 10 beach suites and 20 garden pool suites, three restaurants, two bars, one boutique, an on-site diving centre - the Blue Nui Dive Center, swimming pool, tennis court, mini golf, a Manea spa and a wide variety of activities and excursions. Come and share with us a unique experience in discovering our coral nursery “To’A Nui.”

Wedding Options and Service Descriptions From white sandy beaches to crystal clear lagoon, Bora Bora — the island of love — is where your wedding dreams come true. Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort & Spa is pleased to present special wedding options:

Bora Bora Vow

Bora Bora Celebration

Bora Bora Dream

• Legal wedding ceremony

• Legal wedding ceremony

• Legal wedding ceremony

• Romantic dinner at the restaurant

• Polynesian wedding ceremony on the beach

• Romantic dinner at the restaurant • Polynesian wedding ceremony on the beach

Wedding Festival Come and celebrate this great moment in Bora Bora. You will receive a complimentary wedding ceremony in true Polynesian style in Moorea, Bora Bora or Taha’a. Conditions apply as follows: Offer valid for a combination between Bora Bora Pearl Resort & Spa and one of the hotels listed below: • Tikehau Pearl Beach Resort, Manihi Pearl Beach Resort, Huahine Te Tiare Beach Resort, Moorea Pearl Resort & Spa or Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa • Minimum of three nights per hotel is required OR Offer valid for a minimum of four bungalows booked

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Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort & Spa

Groups This special celebration is more perfect when surrounded by friends and family. They can take advantage of special group rates and amenities when traveling together. And, above all, the possibility to offer a bungalow to the couple if a minimum of four bungalows is booked. *Offer can be combined with Wedding Festival Offer.

Wedding Registry Getting married or renewing your vows? It is the ideal moment to choose an exceptional destination. Create your wedding list at Bora Bora Pearl Resort & Spa: www.tahitiweddingregistry.com.

General Property Information Member of The Leading Small Hotels of the World, the resort is located on Motu Tevairoa facing the island of Bora Bora. This traditional Polynesian-style hotel offers 50 overwater bungalows, 10 beach suites and 20 garden pool suites, three restaurants, two bars, one boutique, an on-site diving centre - the Blue Nui Dive Center, swimming pool, tennis court, mini golf, a Manea spa and a wide variety of activities and excursions. Come and share with us a unique experience in discovering our coral nursery “To’A Nui.”

Wedding Options and Service Descriptions From white sandy beaches to crystal clear lagoon, Bora Bora — the island of love — is where your wedding dreams come true. Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort & Spa is pleased to present special wedding options:

Bora Bora Vow

Bora Bora Celebration

Bora Bora Dream

• Legal wedding ceremony

• Legal wedding ceremony

• Legal wedding ceremony

• Romantic dinner at the restaurant

• Polynesian wedding ceremony on the beach

• Romantic dinner at the restaurant • Polynesian wedding ceremony on the beach

Wedding Festival Come and celebrate this great moment in Bora Bora. You will receive a complimentary wedding ceremony in true Polynesian style in Moorea, Bora Bora or Taha’a. Conditions apply as follows: Offer valid for a combination between Bora Bora Pearl Resort & Spa and one of the hotels listed below: • Tikehau Pearl Beach Resort, Manihi Pearl Beach Resort, Huahine Te Tiare Beach Resort, Moorea Pearl Resort & Spa or Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa • Minimum of three nights per hotel is required OR Offer valid for a minimum of four bungalows booked

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Contact Information Central Reservation: PO Box 460 - 98713 Papeete Tahiti, French Polynesia Phone: +(689) 50 84 45 • Fax: +(689) 43 17 86 Email: res@spmhotels.pf • www.spmhotels.com 27


Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora

General Property Information Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora is a cultural paradise, combining the relaxation and tranquility of the South Pacific with invigorating Polynesian arts. The Resort combines the highest standards of service with the natural ease and gracious hospitality of Polynesian culture. Set upon Bora Bora’s surrounding coral atoll, the Resort is a vast tropical grove, replete with coconut palms and pandanus trees. Meandering channels of pure turquoise lead to the property’s main beach or to smaller lagoons, creating dozens of secluded areas waiting to be discovered. Every vista is breathtaking, and all have been incorporated into the design of the Resort experience. The Resort’s accommodations include 100 overwater bungalows and seven beachfront villas, all designed with thatched roofs and decorated with indigenous artwork. Four restaurants, offering a vast selection of creative culinary experiences, are complemented by special openair dining experiences. A full-service spa, balanced by the powerful rhythms of the Pacific Ocean and the secluded tranquility of the island’s lagoon, offers a spectacular combination of relaxation and exhilaration.

Wedding Options and Service Descriptions • Three wedding packages

• Four restaurants

• Wedding specialists

• Full-service spa

• Lagoon-view chapel

• Marine biologist

Set upon a sprawling 54 acres, the Resort meets a vast array of needs and accommodates a wide variety of active pursuits.  Guests can access a wide range of resort activities, from kayaking to diving and snorkelling, to stand-up paddleboarding and windsurfing. Jet skis and tennis equipment are readily available, as are a host of excursions around the island and lagoon. The Resort’s own marine biologist also provides a wealth of learning opportunities, though the setting for romance allows guests to rejoice in doing absolutely nothing as well.

Four Seasons eases the worry of wedding planning with our three specially conceived wedding packages, each carefully designed to make your wedding day a romantic and memorable experience. If you prefer an occasion designed just for you, Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora offers an array of options to personalize your wedding and highly trained staff to work with you to make it reality. Our wedding specialists are ready to provide expert assistance — allowing you to anticipate your special day with pleasure and confidence. You will be delighted by operatic sunsets above primeval peaks as you exchange vows on one of our beaches or in our intimate lagoon-view chapel. Whether traditional or infused with local tradition, your wedding will be combined with a plethora of first-class amenities and Four Seasons acclaimed personal service. Your experience with us will be second to none, and your wedding memory the best of the best. The Resort’s wedding packages, available only to guests, provide everything needed to create the most romantic and memorable wedding experience. From florals to entertainment, linens to cake, photo and video services and everything in between, the details are covered by our team, allowing you to focus on the beauty of your special day.

Contact Information Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora Wedding Specialists Phone +(689) 603 135 Romain.Tarate@fourseasons.com or Anthony.Utard@fourseasons.com http://www.fourseasons.com/borabora/weddings

We look forward to planning a personalized Polynesian wedding you will cherish forever.

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Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora

General Property Information Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora is a cultural paradise, combining the relaxation and tranquility of the South Pacific with invigorating Polynesian arts. The Resort combines the highest standards of service with the natural ease and gracious hospitality of Polynesian culture. Set upon Bora Bora’s surrounding coral atoll, the Resort is a vast tropical grove, replete with coconut palms and pandanus trees. Meandering channels of pure turquoise lead to the property’s main beach or to smaller lagoons, creating dozens of secluded areas waiting to be discovered. Every vista is breathtaking, and all have been incorporated into the design of the Resort experience. The Resort’s accommodations include 100 overwater bungalows and seven beachfront villas, all designed with thatched roofs and decorated with indigenous artwork. Four restaurants, offering a vast selection of creative culinary experiences, are complemented by special openair dining experiences. A full-service spa, balanced by the powerful rhythms of the Pacific Ocean and the secluded tranquility of the island’s lagoon, offers a spectacular combination of relaxation and exhilaration.

Wedding Options and Service Descriptions • Three wedding packages

• Four restaurants

• Wedding specialists

• Full-service spa

• Lagoon-view chapel

• Marine biologist

Set upon a sprawling 54 acres, the Resort meets a vast array of needs and accommodates a wide variety of active pursuits.  Guests can access a wide range of resort activities, from kayaking to diving and snorkelling, to stand-up paddleboarding and windsurfing. Jet skis and tennis equipment are readily available, as are a host of excursions around the island and lagoon. The Resort’s own marine biologist also provides a wealth of learning opportunities, though the setting for romance allows guests to rejoice in doing absolutely nothing as well.

Four Seasons eases the worry of wedding planning with our three specially conceived wedding packages, each carefully designed to make your wedding day a romantic and memorable experience. If you prefer an occasion designed just for you, Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora offers an array of options to personalize your wedding and highly trained staff to work with you to make it reality. Our wedding specialists are ready to provide expert assistance — allowing you to anticipate your special day with pleasure and confidence. You will be delighted by operatic sunsets above primeval peaks as you exchange vows on one of our beaches or in our intimate lagoon-view chapel. Whether traditional or infused with local tradition, your wedding will be combined with a plethora of first-class amenities and Four Seasons acclaimed personal service. Your experience with us will be second to none, and your wedding memory the best of the best. The Resort’s wedding packages, available only to guests, provide everything needed to create the most romantic and memorable wedding experience. From florals to entertainment, linens to cake, photo and video services and everything in between, the details are covered by our team, allowing you to focus on the beauty of your special day.

Contact Information Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora Wedding Specialists Phone +(689) 603 135 Romain.Tarate@fourseasons.com or Anthony.Utard@fourseasons.com http://www.fourseasons.com/borabora/weddings

We look forward to planning a personalized Polynesian wedding you will cherish forever.

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Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa

A Sacred Cove Suspended between crystal waters and limitless sky, the Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa is nestled in a sacred cove of white sand. The dramatic lava rock formations surrounding the resort are known in Polynesian legends as God Hiro’s drums.

Comfort, Space, Authenticity and Luxurious Interiors The 122 luxury suites and villas at Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa are located over the lagoon or on 16 acres of lush gardens overlooking a private cove of crystalline waters. The importance of the resort location within Polynesian mythology is echoed through the luxurious spacious interiors of the suites and villas, the authentic artefacts, decorations and tropical landscaping.

Wedding Options and Services Description Legal Wedding

We can organize the following services for your legal wedding: • Assistance with the preparation of all the administrative paperwork

• Verification of accuracy by a certified translator of the required documents

• Verification for the completion of the documents

• Setting of the time for the wedding ceremony with the local authorities

• Publication within the set time frame of your intent to marry in the local press

• Provision of the two required witnesses needed

Getting all other necessary arrangements in place for the ceremony as for the floral decoration, photographer, videographer, Tahitian singers and choir, transportation to the town hall etc. On request, a religious wedding ceremony may be organized. Fees vary according to legal requirements.

Traditional Polynesian Wedding Ceremony The Polynesian wedding ceremony is held in the privacy of the private island of the Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa: the Motu Tapu, offering spectacular sunset views. The decor is Polynesian style with its palm trees, tropical flowers, near the water’s edge of turquoise colour lagoon. On your arrival, one of our hostesses meets both of you to review all the details of the ceremony. She also assists you for any special arrangement such as hair dresser, photographer, spa, romantic dinner, private excursion and tours before or after the ceremony.

Contact Information

A Tahitian priest welcomes both of you, before performing the traditional and romantic ceremony. A royal procession carried by Polynesian warriors, will escort the bride. A Tahitian name will be given, which will accompany you through your life. The newlyweds are then wrapped together in their “Tifaifai” (Tahitian Quilt) cover in symbol of their new union. 30

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Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa

A Sacred Cove Suspended between crystal waters and limitless sky, the Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa is nestled in a sacred cove of white sand. The dramatic lava rock formations surrounding the resort are known in Polynesian legends as God Hiro’s drums.

Comfort, Space, Authenticity and Luxurious Interiors The 122 luxury suites and villas at Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa are located over the lagoon or on 16 acres of lush gardens overlooking a private cove of crystalline waters. The importance of the resort location within Polynesian mythology is echoed through the luxurious spacious interiors of the suites and villas, the authentic artefacts, decorations and tropical landscaping.

Wedding Options and Services Description Legal Wedding

We can organize the following services for your legal wedding: • Assistance with the preparation of all the administrative paperwork

• Verification of accuracy by a certified translator of the required documents

• Verification for the completion of the documents

• Setting of the time for the wedding ceremony with the local authorities

• Publication within the set time frame of your intent to marry in the local press

• Provision of the two required witnesses needed

Getting all other necessary arrangements in place for the ceremony as for the floral decoration, photographer, videographer, Tahitian singers and choir, transportation to the town hall etc. On request, a religious wedding ceremony may be organized. Fees vary according to legal requirements.

Traditional Polynesian Wedding Ceremony The Polynesian wedding ceremony is held in the privacy of the private island of the Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort & Spa: the Motu Tapu, offering spectacular sunset views. The decor is Polynesian style with its palm trees, tropical flowers, near the water’s edge of turquoise colour lagoon. On your arrival, one of our hostesses meets both of you to review all the details of the ceremony. She also assists you for any special arrangement such as hair dresser, photographer, spa, romantic dinner, private excursion and tours before or after the ceremony.

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A Tahitian priest welcomes both of you, before performing the traditional and romantic ceremony. A royal procession carried by Polynesian warriors, will escort the bride. A Tahitian name will be given, which will accompany you through your life. The newlyweds are then wrapped together in their “Tifaifai” (Tahitian Quilt) cover in symbol of their new union. 30

Thomas Reynoird Tel: +(689) 86 49 13 • Fax: +(689) 86 48 61 Mail: Thomas.reynoird@hilton.pf www.hilton.com/frenchpolynesia 31


InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa

General Property Information InterContinental Hotels & Resorts is the leading luxury hotel chain in French Polynesia and one of the first to settle in the archipelago. The four resorts are built on the best possible locations on their respective islands: Tahiti, Moorea and Bora Bora, with unbelievable access to the lagoon. The InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa, located on the barrier reef, has 80 spacious villas, over the water, standing on stilts between the ocean and the lagoon. Inspired by Marlon Brando, it’s also the first hotel in the world that produces air conditioning with water extracted from the cold depths of the sea. InterContinental Hotel Group respects the environment and sustainable development. The resort offers a private white sand beach, a magnificent freshwater infinity pool, two restaurants and bars, tennis court, helicopter pad and, last but not least, the Deep Ocean Spa, a real haven of peace and harmony, with a team of professionals dedicated to your well-being. Managed by Algotherm, the Spa follows the principle that man and sea are intimately linked and that each of our cells carries within itself the memory of this link. For those who prefer adventure, we offer a wide range of activities, such as shark and ray feeding excursions, jet ski or diving lessons. Complimentary boat transfers between the resort and the InterContinental Bora Bora Le Moana Resort will let you experience all facilities of these two resorts and the main island.

Wedding Options and Services Description • Personalized planning service

• Flower arrangements

• Overwater chapel with glass floor

• Private dinner on the Motu (private islet)

• Traditional Polynesian wedding ceremony

• Honeymoon treatments at the Deep Ocean Spa

• “A la carte” arrangements for the ceremony

The InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa has prepared some unique romantic ideas for those in the mood for romance under the tropics. Everything is set to greet you in a world of luxury and comfort, to make your wedding an unforgettable event. Every couple needs a tailor-made wedding, and the resort offers a special planning service that will help create the perfect event, during and after the wedding. With us, your dream comes true, and we fulfill every wish on our private beach, secluded islet or inside the Blue Lagoon Chapel, the world’s first overwater chapel. You may also opt for a traditional Polynesian wedding where you are dressed in white pareos, crowns and flower leis. You will be baptized with your new Tahitian names and welcomed by dancers and musicians to the sound of the ukulele. Whatever type of celebration you choose, the resort will also provide and organize the other services expected for the event, such as make-up, hairdressing, a special romantic treatment at the spa, flowers, decoration, musical animation, fire dancers, Tahitian dance shows, Tahitian gifts for guests and photographers. Our chef will design the perfect cocktail and dinner event for you, your family and friends or just the two of you on a private beach. What magic!

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Contact Information BP 156, 98 730 BORA BORA Direct Line : +(689) 607 630 Main Line : +(689) 607 600 Fax : +(689) 607 684 E-Mail: weddingplanner.boraboraspa@interconti.pf www.boraboraspa.intercontinental.com 33


InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa

General Property Information InterContinental Hotels & Resorts is the leading luxury hotel chain in French Polynesia and one of the first to settle in the archipelago. The four resorts are built on the best possible locations on their respective islands: Tahiti, Moorea and Bora Bora, with unbelievable access to the lagoon. The InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa, located on the barrier reef, has 80 spacious villas, over the water, standing on stilts between the ocean and the lagoon. Inspired by Marlon Brando, it’s also the first hotel in the world that produces air conditioning with water extracted from the cold depths of the sea. InterContinental Hotel Group respects the environment and sustainable development. The resort offers a private white sand beach, a magnificent freshwater infinity pool, two restaurants and bars, tennis court, helicopter pad and, last but not least, the Deep Ocean Spa, a real haven of peace and harmony, with a team of professionals dedicated to your well-being. Managed by Algotherm, the Spa follows the principle that man and sea are intimately linked and that each of our cells carries within itself the memory of this link. For those who prefer adventure, we offer a wide range of activities, such as shark and ray feeding excursions, jet ski or diving lessons. Complimentary boat transfers between the resort and the InterContinental Bora Bora Le Moana Resort will let you experience all facilities of these two resorts and the main island.

Wedding Options and Services Description • Personalized planning service

• Flower arrangements

• Overwater chapel with glass floor

• Private dinner on the Motu (private islet)

• Traditional Polynesian wedding ceremony

• Honeymoon treatments at the Deep Ocean Spa

• “A la carte” arrangements for the ceremony

The InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa has prepared some unique romantic ideas for those in the mood for romance under the tropics. Everything is set to greet you in a world of luxury and comfort, to make your wedding an unforgettable event. Every couple needs a tailor-made wedding, and the resort offers a special planning service that will help create the perfect event, during and after the wedding. With us, your dream comes true, and we fulfill every wish on our private beach, secluded islet or inside the Blue Lagoon Chapel, the world’s first overwater chapel. You may also opt for a traditional Polynesian wedding where you are dressed in white pareos, crowns and flower leis. You will be baptized with your new Tahitian names and welcomed by dancers and musicians to the sound of the ukulele. Whatever type of celebration you choose, the resort will also provide and organize the other services expected for the event, such as make-up, hairdressing, a special romantic treatment at the spa, flowers, decoration, musical animation, fire dancers, Tahitian dance shows, Tahitian gifts for guests and photographers. Our chef will design the perfect cocktail and dinner event for you, your family and friends or just the two of you on a private beach. What magic!

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Contact Information BP 156, 98 730 BORA BORA Direct Line : +(689) 607 630 Main Line : +(689) 607 600 Fax : +(689) 607 684 E-Mail: weddingplanner.boraboraspa@interconti.pf www.boraboraspa.intercontinental.com 33


Le Méridien Bora Bora

General Property Information Le Méridien Bora Bora is located in the south point of a motu, in front of the island of Bora Bora, with an open view of the famous Otemanu Mountain. The architect and interior designer for Le Méridien Bora Bora has interpreted and incorporated into the design, distinctive and iconic items of the local culture of Bora Bora. Everything in the hotel has great detail, from the magnificent frescoes that color the ceiling of the restaurant, to doors inlaid with intricate patterns made of tiny shells. Le Méridien Bora Bora has 99 rooms, including three lagoon bungalows, 10 beach bungalows, four Pool Beach Suites and Pool Beach Villas that are located directly along the private lagoon, 59 overwater bungalows and 22 premium overwater bungalows that feature a glass-bottom floor. All rooms exude a warm welcome with polished wood and thatched earth-toned fabrics. Discerning guests can truly revel in the natural and authentic Polynesian atmosphere, yet enjoy modern luxuries such as air conditioning, flat-screen TVs, Video on Demand, WiFi, satellite TV, mini-bar and coffee maker, bathtub, walk-in shower and walk-in closet. The living rooms of the suites and bungalows are equipped with a dining table, two sofas, a fan and direct access to a private terrace.

Wedding Options and Service Descriptions • Heremoana Package

• Romantic Ceremony

• Otemanu Package

• Honu Moon Ceremony

Located on a private island, only accessible by boat, Le Méridien Bora Bora offers a variety of wedding ceremonies for couples anxious to get married in Bora Bora, the “pearl” of the Pacific. Guests will enjoy these magical moments from an overwater wedding chapel, the only one of its kind in the Pacific. The Heremoana Package includes the ceremony in our overwater chapel, traditional dances and songs throughout the ceremony, a romantic dinner at the restaurant or in the bungalow terrace. The Otemanu Package includes the bride and groom preparation before the ceremony, the ceremony on the beach in front of the Otemanu Mountain, traditional dances and songs throughout the ceremony and a romantic dinner at the restaurant or in the bungalow terrace. Romantic ceremony includes the wedding ceremony in our overwater chapel, renewal and vows certificate, and a glass of champagne on the chapel terrace Honu Moon Ceremony includes the wedding ceremony in our overwater chapel, renewal and vows certificate, a glass of champagne on the chapel terrace and a romantic dinner on the chapel terrace.

Contact Information BP 190 Vaitape Bora Bora French Polynesia Ventes@lemeridien-tahiti.pf Tel : +(689) 47 07 20 • Fax : +(689) 47 07 28

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Le Méridien Bora Bora

General Property Information Le Méridien Bora Bora is located in the south point of a motu, in front of the island of Bora Bora, with an open view of the famous Otemanu Mountain. The architect and interior designer for Le Méridien Bora Bora has interpreted and incorporated into the design, distinctive and iconic items of the local culture of Bora Bora. Everything in the hotel has great detail, from the magnificent frescoes that color the ceiling of the restaurant, to doors inlaid with intricate patterns made of tiny shells. Le Méridien Bora Bora has 99 rooms, including three lagoon bungalows, 10 beach bungalows, four Pool Beach Suites and Pool Beach Villas that are located directly along the private lagoon, 59 overwater bungalows and 22 premium overwater bungalows that feature a glass-bottom floor. All rooms exude a warm welcome with polished wood and thatched earth-toned fabrics. Discerning guests can truly revel in the natural and authentic Polynesian atmosphere, yet enjoy modern luxuries such as air conditioning, flat-screen TVs, Video on Demand, WiFi, satellite TV, mini-bar and coffee maker, bathtub, walk-in shower and walk-in closet. The living rooms of the suites and bungalows are equipped with a dining table, two sofas, a fan and direct access to a private terrace.

Wedding Options and Service Descriptions • Heremoana Package

• Romantic Ceremony

• Otemanu Package

• Honu Moon Ceremony

Located on a private island, only accessible by boat, Le Méridien Bora Bora offers a variety of wedding ceremonies for couples anxious to get married in Bora Bora, the “pearl” of the Pacific. Guests will enjoy these magical moments from an overwater wedding chapel, the only one of its kind in the Pacific. The Heremoana Package includes the ceremony in our overwater chapel, traditional dances and songs throughout the ceremony, a romantic dinner at the restaurant or in the bungalow terrace. The Otemanu Package includes the bride and groom preparation before the ceremony, the ceremony on the beach in front of the Otemanu Mountain, traditional dances and songs throughout the ceremony and a romantic dinner at the restaurant or in the bungalow terrace. Romantic ceremony includes the wedding ceremony in our overwater chapel, renewal and vows certificate, and a glass of champagne on the chapel terrace Honu Moon Ceremony includes the wedding ceremony in our overwater chapel, renewal and vows certificate, a glass of champagne on the chapel terrace and a romantic dinner on the chapel terrace.

Contact Information BP 190 Vaitape Bora Bora French Polynesia Ventes@lemeridien-tahiti.pf Tel : +(689) 47 07 20 • Fax : +(689) 47 07 28

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Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach and Private Island

For The Bride & Groom

Stay a minimum of three nights, choose from any of Sofitel’s available special offers... and receive: • A bottle of mineral water, fruit plate

• The civil wedding ceremony package and a tropical flower bed if booking an island luxury overwater bungalow

• A free upgrade to next bungalow category • The civil wedding ceremony package if booking a luxury over water bungalow

For Wedding Groups

Three rooms or more (depending on category booked) with a minimum stay of three nights, choose from any of Sofitel’s available special offers... and receive: • Polyesian wedding ceremony • Civil wedding ceremony • ... and much more!

• Wedding dinner for the group

General Property Information

“Life is Magnifique” Wedding Options At Sofitel Bora Bora Marara leave your worries behind ! Our wedding coordinators will ensure that your special day runs smoothly and will be remembered for years to come! • Exclusive wedding coordinator

• Butler service for private celebrations

• Wedding interpreter provided by hotel

• Enchanting, romantic Polynesian or international music

• Private round trip transfers to the town hall

Enjoy activities from a lagoon tour in an outrigger canoe, swimming with sting rays and sharks, to 4x4 safari tour into the mountains. Many aquatic activities are available and, on land, enjoy hiking, car, bike, quad rental or spa treatment. The famous Sofitel French touch can still be found in the local yet international cuisine proposed at the Latitude 16 restaurant, Hurricane and Mako bars and generous breakfast buffets over at Manu Tiki on the private island.

• Traditional or Polynesian wedding after the civil ceremony

• Photographer and videographer • Personalized care for the bride: flowers, make-up and hair

Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach & Private Island is situated on the island of Bora Bora in the heart of the exceptional bay of Matira. The hotel proposes a unique choice of stay, whether beachside or on its private island. The Beachside part of the resort features 55 luxury bungalows, 13 of which are spacious Overwater Bungalows. On the private island there are 31 luxury bungalows, including a luxury beach villa. All bungalows on the private island offer a view of the lagoon and the famous Mount Otemanu

Civil Ceremony

A private car and driver will pick you up from the resort to take you to the town hall. Upon arrival at the town hall, you will be greeted by the mayor and an interpreter who will perform the civil wedding ceremony. Two witnesses will be present to sign the wedding registry. At the conclusion, you will transfer back to the resort.

Polynesian Wedding

We offer the only private island in Bora Bora for your personalised Polynesian wedding. On top of the motu offering a panoramic view of the massive shape of Mount Otemanu and the colourful sunset, enjoy a traditional Polynesian wedding ceremony in the late afternoon. Songs, dances, and prayers fill the air as you share your mutual love followed by dinner in our restaurant, champagne, Tahitian music and dances. Your Sofitel “My Bed” will be decorated with flowers upon return to your bungalow.

Contact Information Lisa Coakley, International Sales Manager Phone : +(689) 86 66 05 • Fax :+(689) 43 99 00 • Cell : +(689) 28 27 36 Email : lisa.coakley@sofitel.com • www.sofitel-frenchpolynesia.com c/- Sofitel Tahiti Maeva Beach Resort PO Box 60008 • 98702 Faa’a Tahiti – FRENCH POLYNESIA

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Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach and Private Island

For The Bride & Groom

Stay a minimum of three nights, choose from any of Sofitel’s available special offers... and receive: • A bottle of mineral water, fruit plate

• The civil wedding ceremony package and a tropical flower bed if booking an island luxury overwater bungalow

• A free upgrade to next bungalow category • The civil wedding ceremony package if booking a luxury over water bungalow

For Wedding Groups

Three rooms or more (depending on category booked) with a minimum stay of three nights, choose from any of Sofitel’s available special offers... and receive: • Polyesian wedding ceremony • Civil wedding ceremony • ... and much more!

• Wedding dinner for the group

General Property Information

“Life is Magnifique” Wedding Options At Sofitel Bora Bora Marara leave your worries behind ! Our wedding coordinators will ensure that your special day runs smoothly and will be remembered for years to come! • Exclusive wedding coordinator

• Butler service for private celebrations

• Wedding interpreter provided by hotel

• Enchanting, romantic Polynesian or international music

• Private round trip transfers to the town hall

Enjoy activities from a lagoon tour in an outrigger canoe, swimming with sting rays and sharks, to 4x4 safari tour into the mountains. Many aquatic activities are available and, on land, enjoy hiking, car, bike, quad rental or spa treatment. The famous Sofitel French touch can still be found in the local yet international cuisine proposed at the Latitude 16 restaurant, Hurricane and Mako bars and generous breakfast buffets over at Manu Tiki on the private island.

• Traditional or Polynesian wedding after the civil ceremony

• Photographer and videographer • Personalized care for the bride: flowers, make-up and hair

Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach & Private Island is situated on the island of Bora Bora in the heart of the exceptional bay of Matira. The hotel proposes a unique choice of stay, whether beachside or on its private island. The Beachside part of the resort features 55 luxury bungalows, 13 of which are spacious Overwater Bungalows. On the private island there are 31 luxury bungalows, including a luxury beach villa. All bungalows on the private island offer a view of the lagoon and the famous Mount Otemanu

Civil Ceremony

A private car and driver will pick you up from the resort to take you to the town hall. Upon arrival at the town hall, you will be greeted by the mayor and an interpreter who will perform the civil wedding ceremony. Two witnesses will be present to sign the wedding registry. At the conclusion, you will transfer back to the resort.

Polynesian Wedding

We offer the only private island in Bora Bora for your personalised Polynesian wedding. On top of the motu offering a panoramic view of the massive shape of Mount Otemanu and the colourful sunset, enjoy a traditional Polynesian wedding ceremony in the late afternoon. Songs, dances, and prayers fill the air as you share your mutual love followed by dinner in our restaurant, champagne, Tahitian music and dances. Your Sofitel “My Bed” will be decorated with flowers upon return to your bungalow.

Contact Information Lisa Coakley, International Sales Manager Phone : +(689) 86 66 05 • Fax :+(689) 43 99 00 • Cell : +(689) 28 27 36 Email : lisa.coakley@sofitel.com • www.sofitel-frenchpolynesia.com c/- Sofitel Tahiti Maeva Beach Resort PO Box 60008 • 98702 Faa’a Tahiti – FRENCH POLYNESIA

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St. Regis Bora Bora Resort

General Property Information The resort features a swimming pool with swim-up bar and, for couples looking for some privacy, a romantic pool for adults with private day-bed cabanas. Spa Miri Miri is the perfect spot to unwind with a couples massage and our water activities at the resort include snorkeling, kayaking, jet skiing and the resort’s unparalleled private lagoonarium.

Accommodations The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort features 100 luxury overwater and beach villas, some with terrace whirlpools or private swimming pools. The 13,000-square-foot Royal Estate reveals a scope of boundless luxury unmatched in all the Pacific.

Four Pool Beach Villas (1,636 sq. ft.)

Eight Overwater Villas (1,550 sq. ft.)

Eight Premier Overwater Whirlpool Villas (1,905 sq. ft.)

Wedding Options and Service Descriptions • Traditional Tahitian wedding ceremony at the resort

Seven Private Oceanfront Pool Villas (2,700 sq. ft.)

Two Royal 2-bedroom Oceanfront Pool Villas (3,455 sq. ft.)

Five Royal 2-bedroom Overwater Pool Villas (3,455 sq. ft.)

One Royal Estate (13,000 sq. ft.)

24 Superior Overwater Villas (1,550 sq. ft.)

32 Deluxe Overwater Villas (1,550 sq. ft.)

• Ceremony on a private motu (islet) • An all-day honeymoon dream with traditional Tahitian wedding

Surrounded by the unrivaled natural beauty of Bora Bora, the island famously referred to as the “Pearl of the Pacific,” the resort is framed by powdery white sands and a turquoise lagoon with the largest expanse of beach access in French Polynesia. A favorite honeymoon hideaway with A-list celebrities, including Eva Longoria, Alyssa Milano and Nicole Kidman, the resort was also the set for the Universal film “Couples Retreat” starring Vince Vaughn and Kristin Davis. Whether renewing your vows or planning your wedding, guests will enjoy St. Regis’ worldrenowned service, ensuring that all needs are catered for, from organizing your special event and setting up fun filled activities, to booking romantic late-night dinners. Foodies will delight in the fine gastronomy served at the resort’s three restaurants, including Lagoon, the resort’s signature over-water restaurant by internationally acclaimed Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten; Sushi Take, the first sushi restaurant in French Polynesia; and the Mediterranean grill, Te-Pahu. Reaching out across 44 acres of lush landscaping edged by powdery white sands and a crystalline lagoon, The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort represents the epitome of carefree elegance. Its 100 exquisitely designed accommodations feature the largest overwater villas in the South Seas as well as stunning beach villas, showcases for the warm glow of exotic woods, handwoven fabrics and regional art. Rising in the distance, the towering majesty of Mount Otemanu is an ever-present symbol of the lofty luxury and impressively personalized service that are the hallmarks of St. Regis.

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Contact Information The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort Motu Ome’e—BP 506 9873 Vaitape Bora Bora, French Polynesia Tel: +(689) 607 888 www.stregis.com/borabora 39


St. Regis Bora Bora Resort

General Property Information The resort features a swimming pool with swim-up bar and, for couples looking for some privacy, a romantic pool for adults with private day-bed cabanas. Spa Miri Miri is the perfect spot to unwind with a couples massage and our water activities at the resort include snorkeling, kayaking, jet skiing and the resort’s unparalleled private lagoonarium.

Accommodations The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort features 100 luxury overwater and beach villas, some with terrace whirlpools or private swimming pools. The 13,000-square-foot Royal Estate reveals a scope of boundless luxury unmatched in all the Pacific.

Four Pool Beach Villas (1,636 sq. ft.)

Eight Overwater Villas (1,550 sq. ft.)

Eight Premier Overwater Whirlpool Villas (1,905 sq. ft.)

Wedding Options and Service Descriptions • Traditional Tahitian wedding ceremony at the resort

Seven Private Oceanfront Pool Villas (2,700 sq. ft.)

Two Royal 2-bedroom Oceanfront Pool Villas (3,455 sq. ft.)

Five Royal 2-bedroom Overwater Pool Villas (3,455 sq. ft.)

One Royal Estate (13,000 sq. ft.)

24 Superior Overwater Villas (1,550 sq. ft.)

32 Deluxe Overwater Villas (1,550 sq. ft.)

• Ceremony on a private motu (islet) • An all-day honeymoon dream with traditional Tahitian wedding

Surrounded by the unrivaled natural beauty of Bora Bora, the island famously referred to as the “Pearl of the Pacific,” the resort is framed by powdery white sands and a turquoise lagoon with the largest expanse of beach access in French Polynesia. A favorite honeymoon hideaway with A-list celebrities, including Eva Longoria, Alyssa Milano and Nicole Kidman, the resort was also the set for the Universal film “Couples Retreat” starring Vince Vaughn and Kristin Davis. Whether renewing your vows or planning your wedding, guests will enjoy St. Regis’ worldrenowned service, ensuring that all needs are catered for, from organizing your special event and setting up fun filled activities, to booking romantic late-night dinners. Foodies will delight in the fine gastronomy served at the resort’s three restaurants, including Lagoon, the resort’s signature over-water restaurant by internationally acclaimed Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten; Sushi Take, the first sushi restaurant in French Polynesia; and the Mediterranean grill, Te-Pahu. Reaching out across 44 acres of lush landscaping edged by powdery white sands and a crystalline lagoon, The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort represents the epitome of carefree elegance. Its 100 exquisitely designed accommodations feature the largest overwater villas in the South Seas as well as stunning beach villas, showcases for the warm glow of exotic woods, handwoven fabrics and regional art. Rising in the distance, the towering majesty of Mount Otemanu is an ever-present symbol of the lofty luxury and impressively personalized service that are the hallmarks of St. Regis.

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Contact Information The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort Motu Ome’e—BP 506 9873 Vaitape Bora Bora, French Polynesia Tel: +(689) 607 888 www.stregis.com/borabora 39


Huahine: Tahiti’s Garden of Eden An Open-Air Museum Although “crowded” seldom comes to mind in describing Tahiti & Her Islands, the word perfectly describes the density of Huahine’s historical sites. In fact, the famous archaeological site near the village of Maeva has the largest concentration of pre-European marae (stone temples) in Polynesia. Now almost fully restored, over 200 archeological stone structures have survived centuries of natural destruction. These structures lie within yards of one another along the shore of Lake Fauna Nui and on the sacred and scenic Matairea Hill and include marae of island chieftains, dwellings, horticultural developments, and religious and ceremonial monuments. Here, overlooking the ancient stone fish traps and the ocean beyond, visitors follow a footpath among royal marae and immense fortification walls, as well as stone foundations for homes of island chiefs and priests. Other important historic finds have shown that Huahine has the oldest recorded date of human occupation among the Society Islands. Discoveries at the recently uncovered sites date from A.D. 850 to 1200 and include workshops for the construction of canoes and assembly of fish hooks. These legends of Huahine can come to life with one of the famous local expert guides who will share ancient tales and share stories about their unique island life. 40

Huahine About 30 minutes by plane from the island of Tahiti, Huahine, with its lush forests, untamed landscape and quaint villages, is one of Polynesia’s best-kept secrets! A deep, crystal-clear lagoon surrounds the two islands, while magnificent bays and white-sand beaches add drama and solitude to their virtues. Relatively unchanged by the modern world, Huahine offers a slower taste of old Polynesia. With only eight small villages scattered across the island, the few residents welcome visitors with great kindness. Not surprisingly, this fertile world offers a rich soil providing the local farmers a bountiful harvest of vanilla, melons, and bananas. The spell cast by Huahine will last a lifetime.

For the Visitor, the Unspoiled Environment Means: Exploration of the huge network of restored ancient royal sites with an archaeological tour among the hills and shores. Enchantment from the charming villages and vanilla farms with a relaxing trip around the islands by car, tour or even bicycle. Enjoyment of the clear lagoon waters by snorkeling, boating and jet skiing. Discovery of the underwater world by diving the less discovered sites. Adventure into the curls and share a wave with globe-trotting surfers. Relaxation among the serene setting of an isolated and beautiful resort. 41


Huahine: Tahiti’s Garden of Eden An Open-Air Museum Although “crowded” seldom comes to mind in describing Tahiti & Her Islands, the word perfectly describes the density of Huahine’s historical sites. In fact, the famous archaeological site near the village of Maeva has the largest concentration of pre-European marae (stone temples) in Polynesia. Now almost fully restored, over 200 archeological stone structures have survived centuries of natural destruction. These structures lie within yards of one another along the shore of Lake Fauna Nui and on the sacred and scenic Matairea Hill and include marae of island chieftains, dwellings, horticultural developments, and religious and ceremonial monuments. Here, overlooking the ancient stone fish traps and the ocean beyond, visitors follow a footpath among royal marae and immense fortification walls, as well as stone foundations for homes of island chiefs and priests. Other important historic finds have shown that Huahine has the oldest recorded date of human occupation among the Society Islands. Discoveries at the recently uncovered sites date from A.D. 850 to 1200 and include workshops for the construction of canoes and assembly of fish hooks. These legends of Huahine can come to life with one of the famous local expert guides who will share ancient tales and share stories about their unique island life. 40

Huahine About 30 minutes by plane from the island of Tahiti, Huahine, with its lush forests, untamed landscape and quaint villages, is one of Polynesia’s best-kept secrets! A deep, crystal-clear lagoon surrounds the two islands, while magnificent bays and white-sand beaches add drama and solitude to their virtues. Relatively unchanged by the modern world, Huahine offers a slower taste of old Polynesia. With only eight small villages scattered across the island, the few residents welcome visitors with great kindness. Not surprisingly, this fertile world offers a rich soil providing the local farmers a bountiful harvest of vanilla, melons, and bananas. The spell cast by Huahine will last a lifetime.

For the Visitor, the Unspoiled Environment Means: Exploration of the huge network of restored ancient royal sites with an archaeological tour among the hills and shores. Enchantment from the charming villages and vanilla farms with a relaxing trip around the islands by car, tour or even bicycle. Enjoyment of the clear lagoon waters by snorkeling, boating and jet skiing. Discovery of the underwater world by diving the less discovered sites. Adventure into the curls and share a wave with globe-trotting surfers. Relaxation among the serene setting of an isolated and beautiful resort. 41


Huahine Te Tiare Beach Resort

Groups This special celebration is more perfect when surrounded by friends and family. They can take advantage of special group rates and amenities when traveling together. And above all, we offer a complimentary bungalow to the couple if a minimum of four bungalows is booked. *Offer can be combined with Wedding Festival Offer.

Wedding Registry Getting married or renewing your vows? It is the ideal moment to choose an exceptional destination. Create your wedding list at Huahine Te Tiare Beach Resort: www.tahitiweddingregistry.com

General Property Information Huahine The Tiare Beach Resort is the most recent luxury hotel developed in Huahine, the “Garden Island.” Accessible only by boat, this resort features garden, beach, lagoon and deep overwater bungalows all facing west for wonderful views of Raiatea and Taha’a islands. Each bungalow provides modern comfort in a Polynesian atmosphere. The main building, which is home to the restaurant, bar, lounge and boutique, is also located over water. Te Tiare Beach Resort is proud to announce the opening of its Manea Spa and celebrate its 10th anniversary in June (gifts will be given to all guest during this month).

Wedding Options and Service Descriptions What could be more romantic than beginning your life together in one of the loveliest places on Earth? You will not find a more enchanting place than Huahine to declare your love. Huahine Te Tiare Beach Resort is pleased to present you its special wedding options:

Huahine Vow

Huahine Celebration

Huahine Dream

• Legal wedding ceremony

• Legal wedding ceremony

• Legal wedding ceremony

• Romantic dinner at the restaurant

• Polynesian wedding ceremony on the beach

• Romantic dinner at the restaurant • Polynesian wedding ceremony on the beach

Wedding Festival Come and celebrate this great moment in Huahine. You will receive a complimentary wedding ceremony in true Polynesian style in Moorea, Bora Bora or Taha’a. Conditions apply as follows: Offer valid for a combination between Huahine Te Tiare Beach Resort and one of the hotels listed below: • Moorea Pearl Resort & Spa, Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort & Spa or Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa • Minimum of three nights per hotel is required OR Offer valid for a minimum of four bungalows booked

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Huahine Te Tiare Beach Resort

Groups This special celebration is more perfect when surrounded by friends and family. They can take advantage of special group rates and amenities when traveling together. And above all, we offer a complimentary bungalow to the couple if a minimum of four bungalows is booked. *Offer can be combined with Wedding Festival Offer.

Wedding Registry Getting married or renewing your vows? It is the ideal moment to choose an exceptional destination. Create your wedding list at Huahine Te Tiare Beach Resort: www.tahitiweddingregistry.com

General Property Information Huahine The Tiare Beach Resort is the most recent luxury hotel developed in Huahine, the “Garden Island.” Accessible only by boat, this resort features garden, beach, lagoon and deep overwater bungalows all facing west for wonderful views of Raiatea and Taha’a islands. Each bungalow provides modern comfort in a Polynesian atmosphere. The main building, which is home to the restaurant, bar, lounge and boutique, is also located over water. Te Tiare Beach Resort is proud to announce the opening of its Manea Spa and celebrate its 10th anniversary in June (gifts will be given to all guest during this month).

Wedding Options and Service Descriptions What could be more romantic than beginning your life together in one of the loveliest places on Earth? You will not find a more enchanting place than Huahine to declare your love. Huahine Te Tiare Beach Resort is pleased to present you its special wedding options:

Huahine Vow

Huahine Celebration

Huahine Dream

• Legal wedding ceremony

• Legal wedding ceremony

• Legal wedding ceremony

• Romantic dinner at the restaurant

• Polynesian wedding ceremony on the beach

• Romantic dinner at the restaurant • Polynesian wedding ceremony on the beach

Wedding Festival Come and celebrate this great moment in Huahine. You will receive a complimentary wedding ceremony in true Polynesian style in Moorea, Bora Bora or Taha’a. Conditions apply as follows: Offer valid for a combination between Huahine Te Tiare Beach Resort and one of the hotels listed below: • Moorea Pearl Resort & Spa, Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort & Spa or Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa • Minimum of three nights per hotel is required OR Offer valid for a minimum of four bungalows booked

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Taha’a: The Vanilla Island Raiatea: The Sacred Island The islands of Taha’a and Raiatea are very close to one another and are encircled by the same reef, sharing one immense lagoon. From the island of Tahiti, it is a one-hour flight to reach either of these islands. For those opting to stay on the island of Taha’a, the flight will be followed by about a 30-minute boat ride to the Vanilla Island.

The Vanilla Island Taha’a, with the rich aroma of vanilla lingering heavily in the air, offers a glimpse of the traditional, tranquil life of the Tahitians. The flower-shaped island’s simple beauty is charmed by soft mountain shapes and surrounded by tiny motu with bright sand beaches. In the fertile valleys cutting within the island, local farmers grow watermelon, vanilla and copra.

The Sacred Island Raiatea, meaning “faraway heaven” and “sky with soft light,” was first named Havai’i after the homeland of the ancient Polynesians and is the most sacred island in the South Pacific. As the center of religion and culture 1,000 years ago, legends and myths still lend enchantment to Raiatea’s azure shoals. The green-carpeted mountains covering the interior include the celebrated Mt. Temehani, a sort of Polynesian Mt. Olympus.

Sailing Capital of the South Pacific The waters within the lagoons and around the islands of Tahiti are among the greatest in the world for sailing because of the temperate climate, steady trade winds, proximity of the islands, central South Pacific location, and abundance of dramatic anchorages. Of all the islands, Raiatea and Taha’a are a favorite among sailors.

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For The Visitor To Taha’a A More Relaxing Pace: Exploration of the tiny villages and simple island living along the shores. Discovery of the family-owned pearl farms. Enjoyment of a day on your own tiny island. Relaxation at the luxurious and remote resorts.

For The Visitor To Raiatea the Legends of this Ancient Land Add Fascination to Every Activity: Discovery of the sacred Mt. Temehani Plateau. Exploration by canoe of the Faaroa River and to the ancient and sacred complex of Taputapuatea. Freedom of chartering a yacht in some of the most famous sailing waters in the world. Adventure into the clear waters for spectacular scuba diving.

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Taha’a: The Vanilla Island Raiatea: The Sacred Island The islands of Taha’a and Raiatea are very close to one another and are encircled by the same reef, sharing one immense lagoon. From the island of Tahiti, it is a one-hour flight to reach either of these islands. For those opting to stay on the island of Taha’a, the flight will be followed by about a 30-minute boat ride to the Vanilla Island.

The Vanilla Island Taha’a, with the rich aroma of vanilla lingering heavily in the air, offers a glimpse of the traditional, tranquil life of the Tahitians. The flower-shaped island’s simple beauty is charmed by soft mountain shapes and surrounded by tiny motu with bright sand beaches. In the fertile valleys cutting within the island, local farmers grow watermelon, vanilla and copra.

The Sacred Island Raiatea, meaning “faraway heaven” and “sky with soft light,” was first named Havai’i after the homeland of the ancient Polynesians and is the most sacred island in the South Pacific. As the center of religion and culture 1,000 years ago, legends and myths still lend enchantment to Raiatea’s azure shoals. The green-carpeted mountains covering the interior include the celebrated Mt. Temehani, a sort of Polynesian Mt. Olympus.

Sailing Capital of the South Pacific The waters within the lagoons and around the islands of Tahiti are among the greatest in the world for sailing because of the temperate climate, steady trade winds, proximity of the islands, central South Pacific location, and abundance of dramatic anchorages. Of all the islands, Raiatea and Taha’a are a favorite among sailors.

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For The Visitor To Taha’a A More Relaxing Pace: Exploration of the tiny villages and simple island living along the shores. Discovery of the family-owned pearl farms. Enjoyment of a day on your own tiny island. Relaxation at the luxurious and remote resorts.

For The Visitor To Raiatea the Legends of this Ancient Land Add Fascination to Every Activity: Discovery of the sacred Mt. Temehani Plateau. Exploration by canoe of the Faaroa River and to the ancient and sacred complex of Taputapuatea. Freedom of chartering a yacht in some of the most famous sailing waters in the world. Adventure into the clear waters for spectacular scuba diving.

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Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa

Groups This special celebration is more perfect when surrounded by friends and family. They can take advantage of special group rates and amenities when traveling together. And above all, we offer a complimentary bungalow to the couple if a minimum of four bungalows is booked. *Offer can be combined with Wedding Festival Offer.

Wedding Registry Getting married or renewing your vows? It is the ideal moment to choose an exceptional destination. Create your wedding list at Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa: www.tahitiweddingregistry.com.

General Property Information Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa is designed to be the most exquisite and charming hotels in French Polynesia; it offers an unsurpassed view of the island of Bora Bora, on the ocean side. This traditional Polynesian style hotel offers 48 Overwater Suites, 10 Beach Villas and two Royal Beach Villas, more than 200 square meters each, helicopter transfers and spa treatments at the Manea Spa (member of “Leading Spa of the World” ).

Wedding Options and Service Descriptions A dream wedding calls for a perfect place, where unforgettable beauty meets unsurpassed excitement and where true love isn’t the only thing that will take your breath away. Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa, a member of “Relais & Châteaux” association, delights in offering special wedding options:

Taha’a Vow

Taha’a Celebration

Taha’a Dream

• Legal wedding ceremony

• Legal wedding ceremony

• Legal wedding ceremony

• Romantic dinner at the restaurant

• Polynesian wedding ceremony on the beach

• Romantic dinner at the restaurant • Polynesian wedding ceremony on the beach

Wedding Festival Come and celebrate this great moment in Taha’a. You will receive a complimentary wedding ceremony in true Polynesian style in Moorea, Bora Bora or Taha’a. Conditions apply as follows: Offer valid for a combination between Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa and one of the hotels listed below: • Tikehau Pearl Beach Resort, Manihi Pearl Beach Resort, Huahine Te Tiare Beach Resort, Moorea Pearl Resort & Spa or Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort & Spa • Minimum of three nights per hotel is required OR Offer valid for a minimum of four bungalows booked

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Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa

Groups This special celebration is more perfect when surrounded by friends and family. They can take advantage of special group rates and amenities when traveling together. And above all, we offer a complimentary bungalow to the couple if a minimum of four bungalows is booked. *Offer can be combined with Wedding Festival Offer.

Wedding Registry Getting married or renewing your vows? It is the ideal moment to choose an exceptional destination. Create your wedding list at Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa: www.tahitiweddingregistry.com.

General Property Information Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa is designed to be the most exquisite and charming hotels in French Polynesia; it offers an unsurpassed view of the island of Bora Bora, on the ocean side. This traditional Polynesian style hotel offers 48 Overwater Suites, 10 Beach Villas and two Royal Beach Villas, more than 200 square meters each, helicopter transfers and spa treatments at the Manea Spa (member of “Leading Spa of the World” ).

Wedding Options and Service Descriptions A dream wedding calls for a perfect place, where unforgettable beauty meets unsurpassed excitement and where true love isn’t the only thing that will take your breath away. Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa, a member of “Relais & Châteaux” association, delights in offering special wedding options:

Taha’a Vow

Taha’a Celebration

Taha’a Dream

• Legal wedding ceremony

• Legal wedding ceremony

• Legal wedding ceremony

• Romantic dinner at the restaurant

• Polynesian wedding ceremony on the beach

• Romantic dinner at the restaurant • Polynesian wedding ceremony on the beach

Wedding Festival Come and celebrate this great moment in Taha’a. You will receive a complimentary wedding ceremony in true Polynesian style in Moorea, Bora Bora or Taha’a. Conditions apply as follows: Offer valid for a combination between Le Taha’a Island Resort & Spa and one of the hotels listed below: • Tikehau Pearl Beach Resort, Manihi Pearl Beach Resort, Huahine Te Tiare Beach Resort, Moorea Pearl Resort & Spa or Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort & Spa • Minimum of three nights per hotel is required OR Offer valid for a minimum of four bungalows booked

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Tuamotu Atolls: Tahiti’s Strand of Pearls Off the Map in the Atolls

lagoon with water so clear, it seems infinite. Only a few feet in elevation, these seemingly lost atolls are dotted with tiny villages where simple Polynesian life welcomes romantics and divers alike. True oceanic wonders of the world, where excitement and simplicity share the same breath.

Excerpts from an article by Susan Kaye, author of more than 60 magazine features about Tahiti: “The coral atolls rise no more than a few feet above the soothing slurp of the waves. Many atolls are uninhabited; on others are the tin-roofed homes of fishermen and pearl farmers; and a few have intimate lodgings that are a perfect match with the striking beachscapes. This is my idea of paradise. Placid waters in a palette of blue. All the jewel-bright fish of the sea just beyond my snorkel mask. Heavenly fares and congenial restaurants where menus are flush with seafood from the lagoon. Some of the Tuamotu Atolls are so remote, I’ll see them again only if I’m on a sailboat bound for nowhere. Still, I’d return in a minute. My husband and I stopped on one such atoll. We snorkeled and picnicked on a sliver of beach rimmed by a forest of palms. A local fellow rowed over to our beach with a cache of black pearls. For less than we sometimes pay for dinner, we pocketed a luminescent pearl that now dangles from my bracelet, a constant reminder of our languid day. Above all, the atolls are end-of-the-rainbow isles where everything is all sea and sky. And always summer.”

Tuamotu Atolls The Tuamotu Atolls can be reached from many of the Society Islands, flights to Tahiti’s strand of pearls are just over one hour from the islands of Tahiti and Bora Bora. As you fly into the Tuamotu archipelago, it appears as if hundreds of pearls were gracefully tossed upon the ocean. Each atoll is a delicate band of palm-laden coral beaches and motu surrounding a 48

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Tuamotu Atolls: Tahiti’s Strand of Pearls Off the Map in the Atolls

lagoon with water so clear, it seems infinite. Only a few feet in elevation, these seemingly lost atolls are dotted with tiny villages where simple Polynesian life welcomes romantics and divers alike. True oceanic wonders of the world, where excitement and simplicity share the same breath.

Excerpts from an article by Susan Kaye, author of more than 60 magazine features about Tahiti: “The coral atolls rise no more than a few feet above the soothing slurp of the waves. Many atolls are uninhabited; on others are the tin-roofed homes of fishermen and pearl farmers; and a few have intimate lodgings that are a perfect match with the striking beachscapes. This is my idea of paradise. Placid waters in a palette of blue. All the jewel-bright fish of the sea just beyond my snorkel mask. Heavenly fares and congenial restaurants where menus are flush with seafood from the lagoon. Some of the Tuamotu Atolls are so remote, I’ll see them again only if I’m on a sailboat bound for nowhere. Still, I’d return in a minute. My husband and I stopped on one such atoll. We snorkeled and picnicked on a sliver of beach rimmed by a forest of palms. A local fellow rowed over to our beach with a cache of black pearls. For less than we sometimes pay for dinner, we pocketed a luminescent pearl that now dangles from my bracelet, a constant reminder of our languid day. Above all, the atolls are end-of-the-rainbow isles where everything is all sea and sky. And always summer.”

Tuamotu Atolls The Tuamotu Atolls can be reached from many of the Society Islands, flights to Tahiti’s strand of pearls are just over one hour from the islands of Tahiti and Bora Bora. As you fly into the Tuamotu archipelago, it appears as if hundreds of pearls were gracefully tossed upon the ocean. Each atoll is a delicate band of palm-laden coral beaches and motu surrounding a 48

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Marquesas: The Mysterious Islands

For The Adventurous Visitor, Everyday Activities Become Unique Experiences:

About a three-hour flight from the Society Islands and the Tuamotu Atolls, The Marquesas, or Henua Enata (“Land of Men”), are seemingly lost at the end of the earth. Even now, some of the islands are virtually untouched since the era of European exploration. Their isolation has created an immense pride among the people and a fascinating culture. The language is unique to Tahiti, as the lilting Marquesan dialect is traced directly to the ancient Polynesian tongue of Maohi. Natural wonders abound as 1,000-foot waterfalls cascade down volcanic cliffs and towering mountains disappear into the clouds. This world belongs to the past where the spirits of the ancient Maohi still live.

Exploration of the high mountains, remote beaches, hidden waterfalls, and jungle-like forests by a 4x4 safari truck or on horseback. Discovery of the archaeological sites of stone tiki, ancient dwellings, and petroglyphs. Enchantment from the simple and warm Marquesan people with a history unique among any civilization on Earth.

Archaeological Discovery

Hidden in the theatre of mountains of the Marquesas is a mother lode of ancient sacred sites called meae, including ceremonial complexes, stone temples and tiki statues. On Nuku Hiva, Taipivai Valley and Hatiheu are home to petroglyphs, ruins and ancient religious sites. On Hiva Oa, a restored complex in Taaoa Valley offers a unique view of the fierce and proud Marquesan heritage.

Excitement of adventuring onto the sites used in the TV show “Survivor Marquesas.”

Woodcarving

Enjoyment of shopping for carvings and sculptures in tiny studios and craft centers.

Famous for intricate woodcarvings, Marquesans apply ancestral designs seen nowhere else on Earth. Carved from precious native woods, Marquesan bowls, plates and statues are highly prized. These treasures can often be bought directly from the artisans in their studios.

Relaxation among the peaceful ambience and surprisingly delicious cuisine of the simple, yet elegant, lodges set within the hillsides overlooking the bays.

Authors and Artists

The remote Marquesas became a household name in Europe and America with the arrival of notable writers and painters of their time. Herman Melville, author of Moby Dick, jumped his whaling ship off Nuku Hiva in 1842 and wrote Typee about his adventures in the cannibal valleys. Robert Louis Stevenson spent six months here in 1888 and wrote In the South Seas. Jack London sailed to Nuku Hiva in 1907 and wrote the popular adventure book, South Sea Tales. Jacque Brel, the popular Belgian poet of song, composed his last works on Hiva Oa. Paul Gauguin brought the beauty of Tahiti to the world with earth-hued portraits which are now considered priceless. He moved to Tahiti and lived his last years on Hiva Oa “to give new life” to his imagination. 50

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Marquesas: The Mysterious Islands

For The Adventurous Visitor, Everyday Activities Become Unique Experiences:

About a three-hour flight from the Society Islands and the Tuamotu Atolls, The Marquesas, or Henua Enata (“Land of Men”), are seemingly lost at the end of the earth. Even now, some of the islands are virtually untouched since the era of European exploration. Their isolation has created an immense pride among the people and a fascinating culture. The language is unique to Tahiti, as the lilting Marquesan dialect is traced directly to the ancient Polynesian tongue of Maohi. Natural wonders abound as 1,000-foot waterfalls cascade down volcanic cliffs and towering mountains disappear into the clouds. This world belongs to the past where the spirits of the ancient Maohi still live.

Exploration of the high mountains, remote beaches, hidden waterfalls, and jungle-like forests by a 4x4 safari truck or on horseback. Discovery of the archaeological sites of stone tiki, ancient dwellings, and petroglyphs. Enchantment from the simple and warm Marquesan people with a history unique among any civilization on Earth.

Archaeological Discovery

Hidden in the theatre of mountains of the Marquesas is a mother lode of ancient sacred sites called meae, including ceremonial complexes, stone temples and tiki statues. On Nuku Hiva, Taipivai Valley and Hatiheu are home to petroglyphs, ruins and ancient religious sites. On Hiva Oa, a restored complex in Taaoa Valley offers a unique view of the fierce and proud Marquesan heritage.

Excitement of adventuring onto the sites used in the TV show “Survivor Marquesas.”

Woodcarving

Enjoyment of shopping for carvings and sculptures in tiny studios and craft centers.

Famous for intricate woodcarvings, Marquesans apply ancestral designs seen nowhere else on Earth. Carved from precious native woods, Marquesan bowls, plates and statues are highly prized. These treasures can often be bought directly from the artisans in their studios.

Relaxation among the peaceful ambience and surprisingly delicious cuisine of the simple, yet elegant, lodges set within the hillsides overlooking the bays.

Authors and Artists

The remote Marquesas became a household name in Europe and America with the arrival of notable writers and painters of their time. Herman Melville, author of Moby Dick, jumped his whaling ship off Nuku Hiva in 1842 and wrote Typee about his adventures in the cannibal valleys. Robert Louis Stevenson spent six months here in 1888 and wrote In the South Seas. Jack London sailed to Nuku Hiva in 1907 and wrote the popular adventure book, South Sea Tales. Jacque Brel, the popular Belgian poet of song, composed his last works on Hiva Oa. Paul Gauguin brought the beauty of Tahiti to the world with earth-hued portraits which are now considered priceless. He moved to Tahiti and lived his last years on Hiva Oa “to give new life” to his imagination. 50

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Cruising Redefined Intimate Yet Luxurious, Uncrowded Yet Dramatic Cruising is redefined in Tahitian waters where we embark on a voyage to explore these unspoiled isles. Here, the ports-of-call are uncrowded and charming, the ships are smaller and luxurious, the neon-blue waters within the lagoons are calm, and the ocean journey between the islands is short. On these voyages, each island becomes our home for the day with an unending variety of activities to enjoy.

Water Activities Floating atop the water playground of Tahiti & Her Islands, each ship offers unending activities for all ages to explore the lagoons. Daily activities include jetskiing, windsurfing, waterskiing, parasailing, canoeing, diving, shark feeding and snorkeling. Or jump on a glass-bottom boat, explore a lagoonarium or sail on a catamaran.

Shore-side Activities Surrounded by lush-green peaks, each island welcomes exploration by 4x4 safari to dramatic overlooks, circle-island trips stopping off at fruit-tasting shops and historic sites, independent trips for shopping or walking through the villages, or guided hiking trips into the mountains for an overview of the land and ocean.

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Cruising Redefined Intimate Yet Luxurious, Uncrowded Yet Dramatic Cruising is redefined in Tahitian waters where we embark on a voyage to explore these unspoiled isles. Here, the ports-of-call are uncrowded and charming, the ships are smaller and luxurious, the neon-blue waters within the lagoons are calm, and the ocean journey between the islands is short. On these voyages, each island becomes our home for the day with an unending variety of activities to enjoy.

Water Activities Floating atop the water playground of Tahiti & Her Islands, each ship offers unending activities for all ages to explore the lagoons. Daily activities include jetskiing, windsurfing, waterskiing, parasailing, canoeing, diving, shark feeding and snorkeling. Or jump on a glass-bottom boat, explore a lagoonarium or sail on a catamaran.

Shore-side Activities Surrounded by lush-green peaks, each island welcomes exploration by 4x4 safari to dramatic overlooks, circle-island trips stopping off at fruit-tasting shops and historic sites, independent trips for shopping or walking through the villages, or guided hiking trips into the mountains for an overview of the land and ocean.

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Paul Gauguin Cruises

The m/s Paul Gauguin At the turn of the century, the French impressionist painter Paul Gauguin sailed crystalclear Pacific waters to an archipelago of spectacular islands, where he created some of his most renowned masterpieces and launched a new artistic movement. Today, his namesake transports you and your wedding party to paradise to explore, experience and escape. Launched in 1998 and recently refurbished to offer more balcony staterooms (nearly 70%), more al fresco dining options, and a refreshed décor, the deluxe m/s Paul Gauguin was built specifically to sail these waters, accessing smaller bays and inlets that larger ships just can’t reach. Aboard this extraordinary ship, you’ll enjoy exclusive itineraries, as well as the unparalleled service, luxurious amenities and superb attention to detail that have made it a “Top 3 Small Luxury Cruise Ship” , according to readers of Condé Nast Traveler magazine.

Pacific Beachcomber

Wedding Options and Service Descriptions • Wedding or renewal of vows ceremony conducted by the captain and cruise director • Congratulatory letter from the captain • In-stateroom celebratory bottle of Veuve Clicquot Champagne

• One 8”x10” photo portrait

The m/s Paul Gauguin is now operated by Pacific Beachcomber — the leading luxury hotel operator in French Polynesia, with three decades of experience in extending quality hospitality to visitors to this idyllic destination. That expertise is now being extended to yearround luxury small ship cruising in the South Pacific. In this way, we can combine exceptional cruise itineraries with some of the world’s premier resorts in order to serve you and your wedding guests as you create lifetime memories among the exquisite beauty and rich culture of French Polynesia.

• Reception cake • Box of Leonidas chocolate • Hei (crown of flowers) or lei (necklace of flowers)

Price: $500. For groups of 8 guests or more, package is complimentary and also includes a post-ceremony cocktail party. Earn a complimentary stateroom with 10 staterooms purchased.

Imagine holding hands and strolling a beach alongside a turquoise lagoon, sipping champagne while watching the colorful rays of sunset wash over the ocean, enjoying an intimate gourmet dinner served with Polynesian hospitality. There is simply no more romantic or exotic setting for your wedding than a cruise among the exquisite islands of the South Seas. Paul Gauguin Cruises, the specialist in Tahiti, French Polynesia and the South Pacific, has the skills and experience to provide you with memories of a tropical wedding that you’ll treasure for a lifetime. Aboard our five-star ship, the m/s Paul Gauguin, you’ll enjoy the Polynesian elegance and world-class amenities that have made this the highest-rated luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific. And with one of the highest crew-to-guest ratios at sea, the m/s Paul Gauguin is renowned for the extra touches and attention to detail that make every occasion special.

Contact Information Reservations Department 11100 Main Street, Suite 300 Bellevue, WA, 98004 (Phone) 1-800-848-6172 • (Fax) 1-425-440-6186 www.pgcruises.com

Let the staff of the m/s Paul Gauguin create an unforgettable experience designed especially for you and your special someone.

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Paul Gauguin Cruises

The m/s Paul Gauguin At the turn of the century, the French impressionist painter Paul Gauguin sailed crystalclear Pacific waters to an archipelago of spectacular islands, where he created some of his most renowned masterpieces and launched a new artistic movement. Today, his namesake transports you and your wedding party to paradise to explore, experience and escape. Launched in 1998 and recently refurbished to offer more balcony staterooms (nearly 70%), more al fresco dining options, and a refreshed décor, the deluxe m/s Paul Gauguin was built specifically to sail these waters, accessing smaller bays and inlets that larger ships just can’t reach. Aboard this extraordinary ship, you’ll enjoy exclusive itineraries, as well as the unparalleled service, luxurious amenities and superb attention to detail that have made it a “Top 3 Small Luxury Cruise Ship” , according to readers of Condé Nast Traveler magazine.

Pacific Beachcomber

Wedding Options and Service Descriptions • Wedding or renewal of vows ceremony conducted by the captain and cruise director • Congratulatory letter from the captain • In-stateroom celebratory bottle of Veuve Clicquot Champagne

• One 8”x10” photo portrait

The m/s Paul Gauguin is now operated by Pacific Beachcomber — the leading luxury hotel operator in French Polynesia, with three decades of experience in extending quality hospitality to visitors to this idyllic destination. That expertise is now being extended to yearround luxury small ship cruising in the South Pacific. In this way, we can combine exceptional cruise itineraries with some of the world’s premier resorts in order to serve you and your wedding guests as you create lifetime memories among the exquisite beauty and rich culture of French Polynesia.

• Reception cake • Box of Leonidas chocolate • Hei (crown of flowers) or lei (necklace of flowers)

Price: $500. For groups of 8 guests or more, package is complimentary and also includes a post-ceremony cocktail party. Earn a complimentary stateroom with 10 staterooms purchased.

Imagine holding hands and strolling a beach alongside a turquoise lagoon, sipping champagne while watching the colorful rays of sunset wash over the ocean, enjoying an intimate gourmet dinner served with Polynesian hospitality. There is simply no more romantic or exotic setting for your wedding than a cruise among the exquisite islands of the South Seas. Paul Gauguin Cruises, the specialist in Tahiti, French Polynesia and the South Pacific, has the skills and experience to provide you with memories of a tropical wedding that you’ll treasure for a lifetime. Aboard our five-star ship, the m/s Paul Gauguin, you’ll enjoy the Polynesian elegance and world-class amenities that have made this the highest-rated luxury cruise ship in the South Pacific. And with one of the highest crew-to-guest ratios at sea, the m/s Paul Gauguin is renowned for the extra touches and attention to detail that make every occasion special.

Contact Information Reservations Department 11100 Main Street, Suite 300 Bellevue, WA, 98004 (Phone) 1-800-848-6172 • (Fax) 1-425-440-6186 www.pgcruises.com

Let the staff of the m/s Paul Gauguin create an unforgettable experience designed especially for you and your special someone.

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Wedding Information Weddings in the islands of Tahiti are now legally binding for American and Canadian nationals. Many of the hotel, resort and cruise line partners are eager to cater to this new opportunity. Couples who wish to be legally married in the islands of Tahiti can now have a memorable and meaningful wedding in one of the most beautiful, romantic places on Earth! We have outlined the necessary steps and documents required in order to have a legal ceremony in French Polynesia. However, we highly recommend working with a Tahiti Tiare Agent who specializes in destination weddings – or a destination wedding specialist – to more easily complete this process. The following information is very thorough, as this process will take approximately three to five months to complete. So, be sure and plan ahead! Overseas visitors intending to get married in French Polynesia are required to select the date of the ceremony, as well as the commune (town) where they would like their marriage to occur. The documents listed below must be sent at least 45 days prior to the ceremony to the city hall of the commune where the wedding will take place. More information, as well as requested documentation, can be found on our website: www.Tahiti-Tourisme.com/Weddings.

Eligibility to Get Married in French Polynesia: • Both spouses must be at least 18 years old. • Neither spouse can be currently married. • Spouses must be of the opposite sex. • The couple cannot be related by direct lineage. • The couple cannot be of French origin or have French residential status. • The bride and the groom must each choose a witness who must be 18 years of age or older (if the chosen witness is not present, the mayor’s office can provide a witness).

Required Documents:

• The “Marriage of Foreign Citizens in French Polynesia” application must be completed. • A letter signed and dated by both future spouses, addressed to the mayor of the commune chosen for the marriage ceremony. • Proof of identity for both of the future spouses (copies of their passports). •

A certified copy of both spouses’ birth certificates authenticated with an “Apostille” (note: the birth certificates must have been issued less than 6 months prior to the date of the marriage). Both of the birth certificates and the “Apostille” must be translated into French by an approved translator and legalized by the French Consulate. Translators can be found on the consulate’s website.

• A “Certificate of Non-Marital Status” (“Certificat de Celibat”) signed by a lawyer, translated into French and legalized by the French Consulate. Lawyers can be found on the consulate’s website. • Proof of residency for both of the future spouses (a utility bill or any bill noting names and physical address will suffice). A photocopy of bills for both spouses is acceptable. • Optional, if a prenuptial agreement has been created, it must be translated into French and authenticated by the French Consulate. •

Send All Materials to French Polynesia:

Expedite all materials to the mayor’s office of the commune in which the spouses are getting married at least 45 days prior to the ceremony. After submission of the application file, the mayor’s office will post a Non Opposition to Marriage document (“publication des bans”).

• The mayor’s office will then contact the bride and groom to advise them of the approved date and time of the wedding.

The Ceremony:

• On the day of the ceremony the future spouses, guests and the witnesses go to the Mairie (city hall). • The mayor (or an appointed representative from the mayor’s office) will perform the ceremony, in the presence of at least two witnesses in the language chosen by the wedding couple. • After the ceremony, the mayor will give the spouses a Marriage Certificate (“Certificat de Celebration de Mariage”). This certificate will be dated and signed by the mayor’s office of the commune in which the marriage takes place. 56

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Wedding Information Weddings in the islands of Tahiti are now legally binding for American and Canadian nationals. Many of the hotel, resort and cruise line partners are eager to cater to this new opportunity. Couples who wish to be legally married in the islands of Tahiti can now have a memorable and meaningful wedding in one of the most beautiful, romantic places on Earth! We have outlined the necessary steps and documents required in order to have a legal ceremony in French Polynesia. However, we highly recommend working with a Tahiti Tiare Agent who specializes in destination weddings – or a destination wedding specialist – to more easily complete this process. The following information is very thorough, as this process will take approximately three to five months to complete. So, be sure and plan ahead! Overseas visitors intending to get married in French Polynesia are required to select the date of the ceremony, as well as the commune (town) where they would like their marriage to occur. The documents listed below must be sent at least 45 days prior to the ceremony to the city hall of the commune where the wedding will take place. More information, as well as requested documentation, can be found on our website: www.Tahiti-Tourisme.com/Weddings.

Eligibility to Get Married in French Polynesia: • Both spouses must be at least 18 years old. • Neither spouse can be currently married. • Spouses must be of the opposite sex. • The couple cannot be related by direct lineage. • The couple cannot be of French origin or have French residential status. • The bride and the groom must each choose a witness who must be 18 years of age or older (if the chosen witness is not present, the mayor’s office can provide a witness).

Required Documents:

• The “Marriage of Foreign Citizens in French Polynesia” application must be completed. • A letter signed and dated by both future spouses, addressed to the mayor of the commune chosen for the marriage ceremony. • Proof of identity for both of the future spouses (copies of their passports). •

A certified copy of both spouses’ birth certificates authenticated with an “Apostille” (note: the birth certificates must have been issued less than 6 months prior to the date of the marriage). Both of the birth certificates and the “Apostille” must be translated into French by an approved translator and legalized by the French Consulate. Translators can be found on the consulate’s website.

• A “Certificate of Non-Marital Status” (“Certificat de Celibat”) signed by a lawyer, translated into French and legalized by the French Consulate. Lawyers can be found on the consulate’s website. • Proof of residency for both of the future spouses (a utility bill or any bill noting names and physical address will suffice). A photocopy of bills for both spouses is acceptable. • Optional, if a prenuptial agreement has been created, it must be translated into French and authenticated by the French Consulate. •

Send All Materials to French Polynesia:

Expedite all materials to the mayor’s office of the commune in which the spouses are getting married at least 45 days prior to the ceremony. After submission of the application file, the mayor’s office will post a Non Opposition to Marriage document (“publication des bans”).

• The mayor’s office will then contact the bride and groom to advise them of the approved date and time of the wedding.

The Ceremony:

• On the day of the ceremony the future spouses, guests and the witnesses go to the Mairie (city hall). • The mayor (or an appointed representative from the mayor’s office) will perform the ceremony, in the presence of at least two witnesses in the language chosen by the wedding couple. • After the ceremony, the mayor will give the spouses a Marriage Certificate (“Certificat de Celebration de Mariage”). This certificate will be dated and signed by the mayor’s office of the commune in which the marriage takes place. 56

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Tahiti Tiare Agent Specialists Tahiti Tourisme North America has more than 300 certified travel agents throughout North America who are specialists in our islands. These agents, our Tahiti Tiare Specialists, have completed a rigorous course, which includes specific destination training, product training, as well as a mandatory familiarization trip to the islands of Tahiti in order to become certified by the official tourism office. Many of these agents also specialize in destination weddings and they are the perfect resource to help you plan the wedding of your dreams. You can locate a certified Tahiti Tiare Specialist at: www.Tahiti-Tourisme.com.

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The Honeymoon You’ve chosen one of the most ideal locations in the world for your wedding — the islands of Tahiti — now, how do you top that for your honeymoon? With 118 romantic islands and atolls to choose from, Tahiti has everything to offer for an ideal South Pacific honeymoon! Each of the many islands of Tahiti is a tiny paradise in itself. Some isles are crowned with jagged peaks soaring magically out of the ocean in an explosion of green velvet while others appear as if gracefully tossed upon the ocean – barely floating above the breaking waves. The resorts and hotels throughout the islands can arrange for romantic experiences to ensure the honeymoon is truly beyond the ordinary. Overwater bungalows adorned with fresh, local flowers, romantic dinners on private islets or in private villas and breakfast delivered by outrigger canoe… and the list goes on. Visit www.Tahiti-Tourisme.com today to begin planning your wedding and honeymoon in the ultimate South Pacific romance destination — Tahiti!

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Tahiti Tiare Agent Specialists Tahiti Tourisme North America has more than 300 certified travel agents throughout North America who are specialists in our islands. These agents, our Tahiti Tiare Specialists, have completed a rigorous course, which includes specific destination training, product training, as well as a mandatory familiarization trip to the islands of Tahiti in order to become certified by the official tourism office. Many of these agents also specialize in destination weddings and they are the perfect resource to help you plan the wedding of your dreams. You can locate a certified Tahiti Tiare Specialist at: www.Tahiti-Tourisme.com.

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The Honeymoon You’ve chosen one of the most ideal locations in the world for your wedding — the islands of Tahiti — now, how do you top that for your honeymoon? With 118 romantic islands and atolls to choose from, Tahiti has everything to offer for an ideal South Pacific honeymoon! Each of the many islands of Tahiti is a tiny paradise in itself. Some isles are crowned with jagged peaks soaring magically out of the ocean in an explosion of green velvet while others appear as if gracefully tossed upon the ocean – barely floating above the breaking waves. The resorts and hotels throughout the islands can arrange for romantic experiences to ensure the honeymoon is truly beyond the ordinary. Overwater bungalows adorned with fresh, local flowers, romantic dinners on private islets or in private villas and breakfast delivered by outrigger canoe… and the list goes on. Visit www.Tahiti-Tourisme.com today to begin planning your wedding and honeymoon in the ultimate South Pacific romance destination — Tahiti!

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Elements of a Typical Tahitian Wedding Ceremony • Tapa is used for wedding ceremonies and also for important ceremonies between two chieftainships or as an offering to the gods. •

Tapa is a fabric made out of bread trees “Uru Pu’up’u” resulting in a white tapa or out of “Hibiscus tiliaceus” or “Aute” branch resulting in a dark Tapa, which Tahitians used to wear.

• Certain “tapa” are decorated with symbols or with Polynesian patterns highlighting the genealogy of a royal family, for instance. •

Traditional Tahitian Wedding Ceremony The wedding planning for a traditional Tahitian wedding ceremony generally begins at least 45 days prior to the ceremony. The marriage is civil and is sealed at a city hall with the mayor and an interpreter, if needed. Post-wedding parties can be either at a hotel or on a motu “islet” and are followed by a traditional Tahitian feast.

Overview of a Tahitian Wedding Ceremony Performed at a Resort or Tiki Village Although there are variations depending on location, the following is a general description of traditional Tahitian wedding ceremonies throughout the islands of Tahiti. While the guests are in their bungalow, the priest’s assistants will come to dress up the bride and groom with white pareu (painted wraps, like sarongs). The couple is adorned with specially created flower crowns and leis. The ceremony can take place on a beach or at a resort (some resorts have overwater chapels). The ceremony includes traditional gowns, a priest, a group of dancers and musicians, tropical flower arrangements, leis and crowns and a wedding certificate made of traditional “tapa”. The couple is then wrapped in a “Tifaifai” (Tahitian quilt) following the ceremony. After the ceremony, a cocktail is served to the couple. A romantic dinner can be prepared on a secluded, private islet, on the beach, or at a restaurant especially for the wedding couple.

The flower that the priest uses is called the “Auti.” This plant grows almost everywhere and is used to chase out spirits. They use it also to make crowns for the Heiva “festival of life” and also for its medical benefits.

• “Tapa” and “Auti,” and coconut milk are sacred substances that allow the couple to seal the union. • The flower behind the ear flower can be a hibiscus or a Tiare. • The music played at the ceremony is a love song accompanied by the sound of the uklele and guitar. •

The couple is dressed in Tahitian attire, adorned with a traditional pareu, flowers and a crown lei. Then they are escorted along the shore by Tahitian dancers, to the sound of ukuleles and guitars playing the traditional love song, to the private islet where the Tahitian priest is waiting to unite the couple in a memorable romantic ceremony.

• Flower leis and crowns are exchanged as a sign of their vows, and the priest baptizes the couple in their new Tahitian names. • The couple is wrapped in a tifaifai and paddled away in the outrigger together to spend their first night as a married couple in an overwater bungalow. The above information has been collected from various ceremonies throughout the islands. Each resort and venue has their own variation herein. Please discuss the details of your wedding ceremony with your wedding planner, resort, cruise ship or venue.

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Elements of a Typical Tahitian Wedding Ceremony • Tapa is used for wedding ceremonies and also for important ceremonies between two chieftainships or as an offering to the gods. •

Tapa is a fabric made out of bread trees “Uru Pu’up’u” resulting in a white tapa or out of “Hibiscus tiliaceus” or “Aute” branch resulting in a dark Tapa, which Tahitians used to wear.

• Certain “tapa” are decorated with symbols or with Polynesian patterns highlighting the genealogy of a royal family, for instance. •

Traditional Tahitian Wedding Ceremony The wedding planning for a traditional Tahitian wedding ceremony generally begins at least 45 days prior to the ceremony. The marriage is civil and is sealed at a city hall with the mayor and an interpreter, if needed. Post-wedding parties can be either at a hotel or on a motu “islet” and are followed by a traditional Tahitian feast.

Overview of a Tahitian Wedding Ceremony Performed at a Resort or Tiki Village Although there are variations depending on location, the following is a general description of traditional Tahitian wedding ceremonies throughout the islands of Tahiti. While the guests are in their bungalow, the priest’s assistants will come to dress up the bride and groom with white pareu (painted wraps, like sarongs). The couple is adorned with specially created flower crowns and leis. The ceremony can take place on a beach or at a resort (some resorts have overwater chapels). The ceremony includes traditional gowns, a priest, a group of dancers and musicians, tropical flower arrangements, leis and crowns and a wedding certificate made of traditional “tapa”. The couple is then wrapped in a “Tifaifai” (Tahitian quilt) following the ceremony. After the ceremony, a cocktail is served to the couple. A romantic dinner can be prepared on a secluded, private islet, on the beach, or at a restaurant especially for the wedding couple.

The flower that the priest uses is called the “Auti.” This plant grows almost everywhere and is used to chase out spirits. They use it also to make crowns for the Heiva “festival of life” and also for its medical benefits.

• “Tapa” and “Auti,” and coconut milk are sacred substances that allow the couple to seal the union. • The flower behind the ear flower can be a hibiscus or a Tiare. • The music played at the ceremony is a love song accompanied by the sound of the uklele and guitar. •

The couple is dressed in Tahitian attire, adorned with a traditional pareu, flowers and a crown lei. Then they are escorted along the shore by Tahitian dancers, to the sound of ukuleles and guitars playing the traditional love song, to the private islet where the Tahitian priest is waiting to unite the couple in a memorable romantic ceremony.

• Flower leis and crowns are exchanged as a sign of their vows, and the priest baptizes the couple in their new Tahitian names. • The couple is wrapped in a tifaifai and paddled away in the outrigger together to spend their first night as a married couple in an overwater bungalow. The above information has been collected from various ceremonies throughout the islands. Each resort and venue has their own variation herein. Please discuss the details of your wedding ceremony with your wedding planner, resort, cruise ship or venue.

A professional photographer takes pictures of the ceremony. A memorable “tapa” with the couples’ joint Tahitian name will be given to commemorate this unforgettable occasion. 60

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Useful Travel Information Requirements

Every visitor from North America must have: • A passport that is valid for six months beyond the date of return. • A return airline ticket to their resident country or to at least two more continuing destinations. • Sufficient funds to cover their planned stay. For stays up to 90 days, there are no visa requirements for citizens of the U.S., Canada or Mexico. A foreigner with a residence card for the U.S. is not exempt from the above requirements and should consult the French Consulate based in the U.S. for information. Citizens of European Union countries do not need a visa for stays of up to three months. Citizens of other countries should consult the French Consulate. As entry requirements are subject to modification without notice, it is advisable to check with your travel arranger before departure. U.S. Consulare Agency in Tahiti: Tel: +(689) 50 80 95; Email: usconsul@mail.pf.

Customs Regulations

All items brought in by travelers for their personal use are duty-free, provided they are used or re-exported out of French Polynesia within six months. These include: 200 cigarettes or 100 cigarillos or 50 cigars; 50 grams of perfume; 500 grams of coffee; 100 grams of tea; 10 rolls of camera film; and two liters of alcohol, champagne or wine. No one under 17 years of age is entitled to duty-free tobacco or alcohol. Strictly prohibited imports include live animals, all plant material, flowers, fruits and cultured pearls of non-French Polynesian origin. Naturally, any weapons, ammunition and narcotics are prohibited.

Health Certification

No shots or certifications are required for entry from North America. Regardless of the traveler’s nationality, entry from an infected area of the world as defined by the World Health Organization requires certificates of inoculations against cholera, yellow fever and the plague.

Medical Care

Tahitian hospitals and clinics provide a high standard of health care. For a tropical location, Tahiti has very few pest or insect problems, and the region is free from malaria. No snakes, poisonous spiders, or dangerous animals inhabit the islands. Visitors should be cautious of overexposure to the tropical sun and should apply effective sunscreen.

Money/Banking

The local currency is the French Pacific franc CPF or XFP. Notes are printed in denominations of 500, 1,000, 5,000, and 10,000; coins are minted in denominations of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100. For exchange and cash advances, international banks can be found in downtown Papeete, at Faa’a Airport, and throughout the islands. Hotels will also exchange U.S. dollars.

Languages

French and Tahitian are the official languages. French is commonly spoken throughout the islands, however English is so frequently spoken in hotels and shops that communication is rarely a problem.

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Useful Travel Information Requirements

Every visitor from North America must have: • A passport that is valid for six months beyond the date of return. • A return airline ticket to their resident country or to at least two more continuing destinations. • Sufficient funds to cover their planned stay. For stays up to 90 days, there are no visa requirements for citizens of the U.S., Canada or Mexico. A foreigner with a residence card for the U.S. is not exempt from the above requirements and should consult the French Consulate based in the U.S. for information. Citizens of European Union countries do not need a visa for stays of up to three months. Citizens of other countries should consult the French Consulate. As entry requirements are subject to modification without notice, it is advisable to check with your travel arranger before departure. U.S. Consulare Agency in Tahiti: Tel: +(689) 50 80 95; Email: usconsul@mail.pf.

Customs Regulations

All items brought in by travelers for their personal use are duty-free, provided they are used or re-exported out of French Polynesia within six months. These include: 200 cigarettes or 100 cigarillos or 50 cigars; 50 grams of perfume; 500 grams of coffee; 100 grams of tea; 10 rolls of camera film; and two liters of alcohol, champagne or wine. No one under 17 years of age is entitled to duty-free tobacco or alcohol. Strictly prohibited imports include live animals, all plant material, flowers, fruits and cultured pearls of non-French Polynesian origin. Naturally, any weapons, ammunition and narcotics are prohibited.

Health Certification

No shots or certifications are required for entry from North America. Regardless of the traveler’s nationality, entry from an infected area of the world as defined by the World Health Organization requires certificates of inoculations against cholera, yellow fever and the plague.

Medical Care

Tahitian hospitals and clinics provide a high standard of health care. For a tropical location, Tahiti has very few pest or insect problems, and the region is free from malaria. No snakes, poisonous spiders, or dangerous animals inhabit the islands. Visitors should be cautious of overexposure to the tropical sun and should apply effective sunscreen.

Money/Banking

The local currency is the French Pacific franc CPF or XFP. Notes are printed in denominations of 500, 1,000, 5,000, and 10,000; coins are minted in denominations of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100. For exchange and cash advances, international banks can be found in downtown Papeete, at Faa’a Airport, and throughout the islands. Hotels will also exchange U.S. dollars.

Languages

French and Tahitian are the official languages. French is commonly spoken throughout the islands, however English is so frequently spoken in hotels and shops that communication is rarely a problem.

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Your Legal and Festive Wedding in Tahiti By Tahiti Wedding Planner +1 (877) 687-8470 Tailor-made wedding arrangements with the first wedding planner specialist of Tahiti and Her Islands. Enjoy your big day away, while we are taking care of the details. WEDDING SERVICES: t"ENJOJTUSBUJWFQBQFSXPSLJO'SFODI1PMZOFTJB t1MBOOJOHBOEPOTJUFDPPSEJOBUJPOPGUIF  DFMFCSBUJPOPGUIFDJWJMXFEEJOHDFSFNPOZ t$POTVMUBUJPOPOUIFQSPDFTTUPPCUBJOUIF  XFEEJOHMJDFOTFJOZPVSDPVOUSZPGSFTJEFODF t8FEEJOHBSSBOHFNFOUTGPSUIFCSJEF and the groom

WEDDING OPTIONS:

Other Hotels, Resorts and Cruise Lines in Tahiti For a full list of the hotels, resorts, and other accommodation and cruise options throughout the islands of Tahiti, please refer to the official website for Tahiti in North America: www.Tahiti-Tourisme.com Below is a list of many of the hotels, resorts, small hotels and cruise lines that are not featured in this guide. You can find up-to-date contact information for these companies on the Tahiti Tourisme website.

Tahiti

Raiatea

Hotel Le Mandarin Hotel Royal Tahitian Hotel Tahiti Nui InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa Radisson Plaza Resort Tahiti Sofitel Maeva Beach Tahiti Resort Tiare Tahiti Noa Noa

Hotel Hawaiki Nui Raiatea Lodge Hotel Opoa Beach Hotel

Taha’a

Hotel La Pirogue Vahine Island

Moorea

The Tuamotu Atolls

Fare Vai Moana Hotel Hibiscus Hotel Kaveka Hotel Les Tipaniers InterContinental Moorea Resort & Spa

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Huahine

Fakarava – White Sand Beach Resort Fakarava Manihi – Manihi Pearl Beach Resort Tikehau – Tikehau Pearl Beach Resort

The Austral Islands Rurutu – Rurutu Lodge

Hotel Matira InterContinental Bora Bora Le Moana Resort Le Maitai Polynesia

Cruise Lines / Charters Aranui / CPTM Archipels Croisiers Haumana Cruises Nomade Yachting Bora Bora ROA Yachting Sunsail / Moorings Tahiti Yacht Charters

Relais Mahana

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Your Legal and Festive Wedding in Tahiti By Tahiti Wedding Planner +1 (877) 687-8470 Tailor-made wedding arrangements with the first wedding planner specialist of Tahiti and Her Islands. Enjoy your big day away, while we are taking care of the details. WEDDING SERVICES: t"ENJOJTUSBUJWFQBQFSXPSLJO'SFODI1PMZOFTJB t1MBOOJOHBOEPOTJUFDPPSEJOBUJPOPGUIF  DFMFCSBUJPOPGUIFDJWJMXFEEJOHDFSFNPOZ t$POTVMUBUJPOPOUIFQSPDFTTUPPCUBJOUIF  XFEEJOHMJDFOTFJOZPVSDPVOUSZPGSFTJEFODF t8FEEJOHBSSBOHFNFOUTGPSUIFCSJEF and the groom

WEDDING OPTIONS:

Other Hotels, Resorts and Cruise Lines in Tahiti For a full list of the hotels, resorts, and other accommodation and cruise options throughout the islands of Tahiti, please refer to the official website for Tahiti in North America: www.Tahiti-Tourisme.com Below is a list of many of the hotels, resorts, small hotels and cruise lines that are not featured in this guide. You can find up-to-date contact information for these companies on the Tahiti Tourisme website.

Tahiti

Raiatea

Hotel Le Mandarin Hotel Royal Tahitian Hotel Tahiti Nui InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa Radisson Plaza Resort Tahiti Sofitel Maeva Beach Tahiti Resort Tiare Tahiti Noa Noa

Hotel Hawaiki Nui Raiatea Lodge Hotel Opoa Beach Hotel

Taha’a

Hotel La Pirogue Vahine Island

Moorea

The Tuamotu Atolls

Fare Vai Moana Hotel Hibiscus Hotel Kaveka Hotel Les Tipaniers InterContinental Moorea Resort & Spa

ti"MBDBSUFXFEEJOHw#BSFGPPUPOBQSJWBUF  CFBDICZUIFTVOTFU JOBUSBEJUJPOBMDIBQFM  XJUICSFBUIUBLJOHWJFX POBUSBEJUJPOBM  1PMZOFTJBODBOPF PSTJNQMZUIF3PCJOTPOT  XBZPOBQSJWBUFAJTMFU

Bora Bora

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Huahine

Fakarava – White Sand Beach Resort Fakarava Manihi – Manihi Pearl Beach Resort Tikehau – Tikehau Pearl Beach Resort

The Austral Islands Rurutu – Rurutu Lodge

Hotel Matira InterContinental Bora Bora Le Moana Resort Le Maitai Polynesia

Cruise Lines / Charters Aranui / CPTM Archipels Croisiers Haumana Cruises Nomade Yachting Bora Bora ROA Yachting Sunsail / Moorings Tahiti Yacht Charters

Relais Mahana

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Wedding Checklist

Determine eligibility (refer to page 57 of this guide)

Locate a travel agent or wedding specialist to assist you with the planning

Decide where in French Polynesia you’d like to have your wedding

Choose the date and time of your wedding – we recommend choosing a date approximately 4-5 months following the date of the application to ensure enough time to process the required documents.

Complete all of the necessary requirements and forms (refer to page 57 of this guide)

Send all of the documents to the city hall in the commune where the wedding venue is located (note: this needs to arrive in Tahiti at least 45 days prior to the wedding ceremony)

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Wedding Checklist

Determine eligibility (refer to page 57 of this guide)

Locate a travel agent or wedding specialist to assist you with the planning

Decide where in French Polynesia you’d like to have your wedding

Choose the date and time of your wedding – we recommend choosing a date approximately 4-5 months following the date of the application to ensure enough time to process the required documents.

Complete all of the necessary requirements and forms (refer to page 57 of this guide)

Send all of the documents to the city hall in the commune where the wedding venue is located (note: this needs to arrive in Tahiti at least 45 days prior to the wedding ceremony)

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Tahiti

Destination Wedding Planner

Make your wedding as romantic as your honeymoon


300 Continental Boulevard, Suite 160, El Segundo, CA 90245 Phone: (310) 414-8484 • Fax: (310) 414-8490 E-mail: info@TahitiTourism.com www.TahitiTourism.com


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