French Polynesia enjoys a tropical marine climate, with lots of sun all year round and just enough rain to encourage the growth of lush vegetation. 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 of between 23°C (73°F) and 26°C (79°F). There are two distinct seasons; November to April is the wet season (with January the wettest month), while August is the driest month.
An Exotic Luxury Experience at InterContinental Resorts
InterContinental offers four separate resorts in the Society Archipelago. The InterContinental Tahiti Resort & Spa is located on Tahiti near Papeete, close to the airport. It features large resort grounds and two pools with fantastic views of Tahiti's sister island, Moorea.
The InterContinental Moorea Resort & Spa is nestled on the north-western coast of Moorea Island, a beautiful turquoise lagoon sheltered by mountains and set in verdant jungle.
The InterContinental Bora Bora Le Moana Resort is a 4-star resort located on the main island of Bora Bora, on Matira Point. This intimate boutique hotel offers a long, private white-sand beach with crystal-clear turquoise water.
The InterContinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa is located on Motu Piti Aau Island. Opened in May 2006, this resort features an eco-friendly air-conditioning system that utilises cold, deep-sea water extracted from the Pacific Ocean. Its Thalasso Spa is the first in the world to use deep-sea water and minerals in all of its signature treatments.