Tahaa island, located 135 mi/220 km northwest of Papeete, Tahiti, and neighboring Raiatea, is sometimes referred to as Vanilla Island because of its many plantations.
This is a low-key island with few beaches on the main island but with beautiful white-sand jewels on the northern motus. These motus are home to luxury resorts, including Le Taha'a Island Resort & Spa. A handful of smaller family pensions are found on the main island.... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2017 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.