South Pacific

South Pacific

A voyage of warm oceans and tangerine twilights

Bora Bora, Tahiti, New Caledonia, Mo'orea, and more

Heaven exists on Earth. With untouched islands, kaleidoscopic reefs and crystalline water pure as a sapphire, the South Pacific’s oceanic hotspots provide total respite from even the most hectic of lives.

You’ll hear it in the jovial Fijian “Bula!”; you’ll feel it in the smoothness of a Tahitian Black Pearl; you’ll know it atop a rocky cliff in Bora Bora, in the arms of your love: You’ve found heaven and you’ll never want to leave.

Consider the renowned beauty of Mo’orea, a reef-crowned island part of the French Polynesian Society Islands archipelago: Here - and nowhere else in the world - you will recline at the feet of million-year-old volcanic mountain, gazing out over Ōpūnohu Bay, a body of water so brilliantly blue you’ll think it one big, elaborate mirage.

Be one of the few people in this world lucky enough to sleep over the water in a thatch-roofed bure. Wake to a warm breeze and feel reinvigorated down to your bones. The Pacific carries a distinct sense of solitude and privacy far removed from human-made distractions

The Isle of Pines in New Caledonia, Yasawa Island in Fiji, and the Pukapuka atoll in the northern Cook Islands - these hideaways will demand your undivided attention before showing you a spellbinding display of natural colour, a display in which all forms of life - land, sea, air - have crucial parts to play.

The South Pacific is a vast area, but reaching and navigating its islands is a fundamental part of its extraordinary character. Spectacular things happen at sea. Picture sailing over reefs abuzz with tropical fish. Imagine moving through a slim oceanic inlet on a timber raft, ducking under palms as you drift, to reach a lagoon walled off by ancient rock. On the water, you get adventure; on land, you get intense, atmospheric relaxation. Locals say time slows down in the South Pacific. See if it’s true.