Destination guide

The culturally rich area of Papeete awaits your stay

Enjoy the culture and other features of Papeete. Well known for its island views, shopping and seaside, this romantic city won't disappoint. Temae Beach and Moorea Green Pearl Golf Course are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Papeete

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Papeete a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Moorea Green Pearl Golf Course (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Tahiti International Golf Course (17.5 mi / 28.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Papeete

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Papeete. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Temae Beach (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Parc Bougainville (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Place Jacques Chirac (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Fautaua Waterfall (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Black Sand Beach (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Mt. Orohena (7.7 mi / 12.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Papeete

Fly into Papeete (PPT-Tahiti Faaa Intl.), the closest airport, located 3.3 mi (5.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Moorea (MOZ-Temae), which is 13.5 mi (21.7 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Pape'ete, PF?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 129 vacation rentals around Pape'ete. From 12 bungalow rentals to 62 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent an ocean-view property in Pape'ete?

Don't just visit the beach. Round up your squad and find a place on its doorstep! The sound of crashing waves and remarkable blue vistas? We'd say it's a no-brainer! Vrbo has 36 places to stay beside the beach. Of course, that might not be your style. Luckily, Vrbo has tons more options, including:

  • 27 seaside vacation rentals.
  • 26 beach vacation rentals.
  • 23 oceanfront vacation rentals.

Can I rent an apartment in Pape'ete?

If you want to know how the locals live, throw back the curtains and soak up this destination from the comfort and convenience of an apartment. Vrbo has 98 for you to browse through here. How does $62 a night sound? That's what you could be paying if you don't leave it too long! If that doesn't suit your posse's taste, we have a range of other property types to choose from, such as:

  • House: 50 vacation homes. Prices start from $50 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 12 vacation homes. Prices start from $45 per night.
  • Bungalow: 11 vacation homes. Prices start from $79 per night.

Can I stay in Pape'ete in a large group?

There's nothing more memorable than being somewhere completely new with family and friends. The great news is Vrbo has some options suitable for large groups. House vacation homes are the leading option here for large groups of travelers. Our international database presently has 17 available. If you are hoping to stay with a large group, the rental properties that will suit your needs include:

  • On the hunt for vacation homes that can hold 6 people? We have 48 that will be suitable. Prices begin from just $105 per night.
  • If you have 5 in your squad, you'll be pleased to hear that there are 15 vacation homes that are ideal. Prices begin at just $62 a night.
  • Going away with 7 guests? We have 12 vacation homes that match your requirements. Prices begin at just $297 per night.

You and all your buddies will be well looked after when you plan your Pape'ete getaway with us!