Visit Leeward Islands

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The Leeward Islands of French Polynesia are located in the central South Pacific, and include some of the most beautiful islands in the world. The islands feature stunning natural beauty, from picturesque lagoons and coral reefs to lush forests and pristine beaches.

Popular tourist destinations in the Leeward Islands include Tahiti, Moorea, Huahine, Raiatea, Bora Bora and Rangiroa. Whether you're looking for an adventure or a relaxing retreat, these stunningly beautiful islands offer something for everyone.

The Leeward Islands have a rich history with many interesting stories to explore. In particular, Marlon Brando's private island of Tetiaroa is located here - visitors can take a tour of the island's lagoon or stay at its resort - The Brando - a luxurious eco-friendly retreat on this unspoiled paradise.

Raiatea is known as the 'Sacred Island' due to its spiritual importance in Polynesian mythology; it is believed that ancient Polynesian navigators used Raiatea as their point of departure when they set sail across the Pacific Ocean centuries ago.

Cities in Leeward Islands

Bora Bora, Manuae, Taha'a, Huahine, Motu One, Uturoa, Mopelia, Maupiti, Tupai