Islands of the South Pacific

The magical South Pacific! It has seduced and inspired travelers for centuries.  Serene and beautiful, bathed in sunshine, the islands of the South Pacific create the perfect setting for getting away from it all.  Be enchanted by this idyllic region.

Fiji, Samoa, Vanuatu, Bora Bora, Moorea — just some of the island names that conjure up beauty and tranquility. Breathtaking scenes are created by dramatic mountains, peaceful azure lagoons and unspoiled white sand beaches.

From luxurious overwater bungalows to out-island boutique hotels and huts right on the beach, get away from it all at some of the world’s most spectacular accommodations.

Awaken to the scent of frangipani and fresh tropical breezes on your escape to the South Pacific.

  • Numerous island chains are dotted across the vast expanse of the South Pacific, easily accessible by those wanting a peaceful retreat for their vacation.
  • The rich cultural heritage of Polynesia and Micronesia enhance your vacation experience.
  • History buffs will find there’s much to learn as they explore the region. The migration of the early Polynesians; the expeditions of Captain James Cook; the HMS Bounty mutiny and the exploits of writer Robert Louis Stevenson and artist Paul Gauguin.
  • There’s plenty of adventure too —off road jeep excursions, rainforest hikes, snorkeling the clear lagoons, scuba diving spectacular reefs, sailing and water sports.
  • Enjoy a range of traditional treatments at some of the most exotic spa locales anywhere. How about a massage at the beach or a body wrap in an ocean view treatment room where the location adds to the relaxing and rejuvenating effect?

The islands of the South Pacific are certainly hard to beat as a romantic destination.

Whether you are planning a wedding, honeymoon, renewal of vows, or just a simple romantic getaway, there are many options for a memorable event.

Sailing serenely from island to island adds to the peace and tranquility you’ll find here.  Choose a small ship cruising the islands of Fiji or big ships calling at many islands right across the region. There’s a wide variety of itineraries available. See the Cruising article for more.

What are you waiting for? Isn’t it time you escaped to the incomparable beauty of the peaceful islands of the South Pacific?

Overwater Bungalows at dusk. | French Polynesia



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