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Top Reasons to Visit Moorea
The lush paradise: Moorea retains an authentic island feel, with many traditional villages to be discovered on a circle-island tour. Pineapple plantations dot the hillside, residents tend their luxuriant gardens, and wild rain forest dominates the inland peaks.
Take a hike: This is the place to put on the walking boots and head for the hills. There are ridge and valley walks and treks to high points for awesome views.
Arts and Culture: Moorea is home to more artists than any other island in French Polynesia. There are painters, woodcarvers, and sculptors, and jewelers working with pearls and shells. For cultural entertainment, check out vigorous hip-shaking, the swishing of grass skirts, evocative drumming, and the blaze of fire-dancing at the Tiki Village.
Cheap sleeps: Moorea has the greatest concentration of pensions, guesthouses, and villa rentals in French Polynesia which means there's a wide choice of affordable accommodation.
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