Our favorite of the Society Islands (the most visited of French Polynesia's archipelagoes, 110 mi/180 km northwest of Papeete), Huahine is a great choice for anyone who wants to see something aside from the main tourist islands (Tahiti, Moorea and Bora Bora). It's uncrowded enough to fit most people's expectations of a sleepy Polynesian isle, yet it has a couple of upscale resorts and enough tours and outfitters to make it easy to do things.
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