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USEFUL INFORMATION

Language
Our official language is French, although the unofficial language, Tahitian, is probably more widely spoken. English is spoken by some native islanders and most will be happy to answer your questions.
 
Religion
The dominant religion in Polynesia is Christianity, with the majority Protestant and a large contingent of Catholics.
 
Currency
The local currency all over French Polynesia is the French Pacific Franc (XPF). Our Front Office team will be happy to help you exchange currency.
 
Time
UTC -10:00
 
Weather 
French Polynesia enjoys a tropical marine climate, with lots of sun all year round and just enough rain to nurture lush vegetation and colourful blooms. The region receives an annual average of eight hours of sunshine per day with temperatures between 24°C (75°F) and 30°C (86°F) and lagoon water temperatures between 23°C (73°F) and 26°C (79°F). There are two distinct seasons. November to April marks the wet season with January the wettest month. August is the driest month. 
 
Food
Tahitian cuisine is healthy and delicious, fresh local fruits, vegetables and fish. Fresh seafood is available daily, caught from the lagoon and the waters of the South Pacific.