THE SOUTH PACIFIC
The South Seas
Comprising no fewer than 330 islands, the beautiful Fijian archipelago boasts a thousand miles of pristine, palm-fringed beaches, tropical rainforests leading down to turquoise lagoons, and magnificent underwater coral gardens. This is a truly idyllic South Pacific paradise.
Yet to be discovered by mass tourism, the Cook Islands remain pure and serene. The main island of Rarotonga is lush and tropical with volcanic peaks covered in rainforest. Just 50 minutes by seaplane is the paradise island of Aitutaki, boasting a spectacular lagoon teeming with marine life.
The most well-known island in French Polynesia is Tahiti, the perfect stopover destination, with stunning waterfalls and verdant mountains. The nearby heart-shaped island of Moorea has vertiginous mountainsides plunging into emerald waters. Meanwhile Bora Bora, is a fairytale creation of jagged volcanic peaks and crystal-clear aqua lagoons.