Beaches in French Polynesia are true paradise for romantic couples. Coconut palms, clear water, marine breeze, bungalows, amazing sunsets, great food… it could not get more romantic!

However, some of the major factors when making a decision when choosing a beach are:

  • safety
  • ease of access
  • quality of dining options offering a romantic atmosphere
  • and things to do on the beach and in the area a a whole.

Matira Beach

The first on the list is Matira Beach, one of the breath-taking beaches in French Polynesia. The first thing one notices is the snow-white sand. The beach location provides a sense of privacy, as the palms stretch along the beach, framing it and opening the view to the charming sea. Intriguing, but relaxing mix of light green and transparent blue provides an effect of extremely clean water safe for swimming.

Matira Beach

This is the best place to spend your romantic holidays if you are keen on long walks on the beach. When at the beach there is a chance to enjoy the sunset when a palette of colors, ranging from the silver sea, the wonderful golden horizon line and calm, light and dark blue colors of the sky appear.

Couples will enjoy the place as the palms providing shading and a certain level of privacy. In this way, spending the whole day on the beach and sunbathing is possible. Despite being a public beach, this is a place where you will rarely encounter a crowd.

The dining options are excellent: you can pick between charming local style cafes and restaurants or more casual bars.

Beaches in French Polynesia are well-known for snorkeling, but Matira Beach is the champion. For couples preferring a calmer attractions, a walking tour to Mount Otemanu is a great choice.

There are also other attractions such as jet ski, quad bike and lagoon flora and fauna life exploration.

The access to the beach is very easy, by public transport (runs relatively often and at reasonable prices).

Maui Beach

Maui Beach is, along with characteristic volcanic peaks marking the unforgettable landscape and its heavenly blue water contrasting the sand, known for relaxed and slow lifestyle. Many visitors recommend it for romantic couples who like to spend their holidays in a “lazy” way.

Maui is the top beach among all the beaches of French Polynesia in terms of having an opportunity to meet the locals and their modus vivendi. There is a large number of local and international, small or large and classy restaurants that have cozy atmosphere for couples. Visitors will certainly notice the famous beach snack bar. It offers a great insight into the way the local cuisine is mixed with the one from other parts of the world.

Maui Beach

Couples will enjoy walking, safe swimming in unusually warm water or sunbathing during which one will relax to the extent of meditation. Despite being known as a calm place, especially during the weekdays, the attractions will keep you active. There are various sea sports and walking tours, especially sightseeing the volcanic peaks.

Beach facilities are adequate and access to the beach is easy by all means of transport. Visitors staying at other resorts and beaches are highly advised to spend at least one day at Maui Beach. Its peaceful atmosphere will make romantic couples fall in love with it.

Pink Sands Beach

When visiting the beaches in French Polynesia, Pink Sands Beach is inevitable. This is the perfect place for those in love: it is isolated, untouched pearl of nature where one feels connected to the partner. Relaxing colors that dominate are pink sand, clear blue water, and light blue sky. Those keen on romance will adore accessing it by boat.

Pink Sands Beach

The beach is very convenient for sunbathing and swimming. Couples can enjoy snorkeling, scuba diving at Avatoru, Tiputa or the famous Blue Lagoon or have fun with the friendly dolphins. A great thing concerning the restaurants is the use of local ingredients.

This beach, well equipped with showers, changing rooms and beach furniture is also the very best one among the all beaches in French Polynesia for taking photos which will make your romantic holiday memories last forever.

Temae Beach

Temae Beach is peculiar for stunning views to the mountains and Tahiti, mixed with experiencing numerous coral gardens. The location and access to the beach are supreme.

Temae Beach

Beach facilities are convenient for romantic couples who can rent overwater bungalows for a deluxe experience. More active visitors will surely appreciate numerous sports facilities, such as playgrounds for traditional and classic sports.

Couples will enjoy beach bars at the sunset, while tasting local seafood and other original specialties in numerous restaurants. Beach has all basic services as well, such as toilets, changing rooms, sunbeds and umbrellas.

Motu Tuherahera Beach

Motu Tuherahera Beach is the last one in this list of top beaches in French Polynesia. Its light breeze, the smell of the coconuts, almost 30 km long lagoon and crystal clear water are perfects essentials for spending a romantic holiday. The beach is well-equipped with everything you may need: service desk with always kind staff, spa centers which offer amazing massages, plenty of changing rooms and toilets.

Motu Tuherahera Beach

The access to the beach is easy. There are enough expert lifeguards trained to make your sunbathing and swimming safe. Active couples can pick between kayaking, diving and other water sports, or activities on ground such as biking or walking.

When tourists get tired a relaxing massage with locally produced oils and a dinner in one of the supreme restaurants at sunset will surely boost their energy.