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Huahine Travel Guide

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Plan Your Huahine Vacation

Although it lies between Moorea and Bora Bora, Huahine (pronounced Hu-a-hee-nee or Wha-hee-nee

Top Reasons To Go

  1. Authentic experience This laid-back island is free from the commercialization that ravages neighbor Bora Bora and you'll easily adapt to the chilled environment in no time.
  2. Surf's up Both islands have great surf breaks Ava Mo'a Pass just off Fare and Motu Aara'ara in Parea in Huahine Iti. Bring your own board, reef shoes, and a good vibe because locals don't like interlopers with "attitude."
  3. Last resort If you don't like big hotels, Huahine is definitely for you. There's just one with overwater bungalows, tucked away on its own island. Instead there are pensions, cottages, and safari-style tents on the beach.
  4. Myths & legends If you like a good story and a mysterious past, there's plenty of intrigue here to keep you guessing for days.

When To Go

When to Go

Huahine has a similar climate to the other islands of the Society Archipelago. The warmer wet season (November to April) sees temperatures ranging f...

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