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 now home to some of French Polynesia's newest luxury resorts, including Le Taha'a Island Resort & Spa. A handful of smaller family pensions are found on the main island.
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