There aren't that many monuments on this island, but one of the oldest cities is located here. The city is called Papeari and it was originally settled sometime during 400 to 500 AD. One of the famous artists from the island, Paul Gaugin, lived in this area.
Lining the island are things called marae that, are stone structures that are huge and are considered sacred. These structures were places of worship and were like temples to the people of the island.
One of the best things that shouldn't be missed are the trips to the other islands, which are open for exploring and are all smaller than Tahiti. These islands include Moorea, Bora Bora, Huahine, Raiatea, Tahaa, and Tetiaroa. You can easily go on a day trip to any or all of these exotic islands.
This restaurant is the perfect place to go for all of the Asian foods and it is one of the best places on the island. Here you can get Chinese, Thai, and even Vietnamese dishes with special dishes as well.
This restaurant can be found inside a huge gathering of trees and is situated right on the coast. This is the best place on the island for pasta and pizza, and make sure to get a table that is situated outside.
There is a huge variety of dishes that are available here and the most popular ones are made with the freshest seafood that can be plucked out of the ocean. Make sure to try the shrimp that is cooked in a curry base, banana and some couscous. It is a delicacy and is of course, delicious.
This restaurant serves colourful French food in a setting that is extremely modern, yet comfortable. During the week, including Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday you can enjoy your meal with some live music.
This club can be found in the Vaima Shopping Center and is open on Saturday and Sunday nights from 4pm until 4am. Here you can find live concerts, DJs, and a terrace where everyone is getting down on the dance floor.
This bar is located in the Vaima Shopping Center and looks out over the Papeete Marina. This is the best place to sit during the afternoon and have a beer on the terrace.