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10 Things Not To Miss In French Polynesia According To The Obama Family

Need a break from stress? Former President Barack Obama and Michelle had a month-long vacation in the clear as paradise… French Polynesia. And we followed their track to discover the best of it. Be prepared for strong scenery!

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1. Go to Tetiaroa Island

Once the vacation spot for Tahitian royalty, the atoll is widely known for having been purchased by Marlon Brando.
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Once the vacation spot for Tahitian royalty, the atoll is widely known for having been purchased by Marlon Brando.

2. Stay at a privet island only for you

Immerse yourself in a lush vegetation paradise surrounded by clear waters blue lagoon. This authentic South Pacific private island is an invitation to relax. Close to nature and offering total intimacy, this unique islet ("motu" in Tahitian) is situated on the southern coast of Tahiti main island. Check prices and availability here.
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Immerse yourself in a lush vegetation paradise surrounded by clear waters blue lagoon. This authentic South Pacific private island is an invitation to relax. Close to nature and offering total intimacy, this unique islet ("motu" in Tahitian) is situated on the southern coast of Tahiti main island.

Check prices and availability here.

3. Work your upper-body strength with some paddleboarding

Tahiti stands out as one of the ideal places to paddle board.
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Tahiti stands out as one of the ideal places to paddle board.

4. Reinvigorate swimming in the blue waters of Mo’orea island

Fellow vacationers took pictures of the forty-fourth president swimming in the pristine waters off Mo’orea island.
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Fellow vacationers took pictures of the forty-fourth president swimming in the pristine waters off Mo’orea island.

5. Relax and sunbathe in the island of Moorea

Surrounded by a bright blue lagoon, the volcanically formed island of Moorea was rated as the third-best island in the world by the Conde Nast Traveler’s Readers Choice Awards. Check here for finest selection of villas in Moorea.

Surrounded by a bright blue lagoon, the volcanically formed island of Moorea was rated as the third-best island in the world by the Conde Nast Traveler’s Readers Choice Awards.

Check here for finest selection of villas in Moorea.

6. Take a boat trip to see Bora Bora

Sip a glass of sparkling wine at day's end as you cruise on Bora Bora's lagoon watching the setting South Pacific sun as it fades into the horizon.

Sip a glass of sparkling wine at day's end as you cruise on Bora Bora's lagoon watching the setting South Pacific sun as it fades into the horizon.

7. Feed the sharks of Bora Bora in a snorkeling cruise

Experience the thrill of snorkeling in Bora Bora with black-tip reef sharks, stingrays and tropical fishes. Slip into the crystal-clear underwater world to watch your guide feed these fascinating creatures by hand, or observe them from the boat.Where to stay in Bora Bora? Check these amazing houses
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Experience the thrill of snorkeling in Bora Bora with black-tip reef sharks, stingrays and tropical fishes. Slip into the crystal-clear underwater world to watch your guide feed these fascinating creatures by hand, or observe them from the boat.

Where to stay in Bora Bora? Check these amazing houses

8. Kayak from your bungalow

Outdoor adventures are a large part of life for many Tahitian’s and kayaking is certainly included in that. From the beautiful waters surrounding the islands of Tahiti through to the vast array of beaches, and rivers there is a wealth of scenic kayaking and canoeing activities available.

Outdoor adventures are a large part of life for many Tahitian’s and kayaking is certainly included in that. From the beautiful waters surrounding the islands of Tahiti through to the vast array of beaches, and rivers there is a wealth of scenic kayaking and canoeing activities available.

9. Post the best airplane picture of your live

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10. Go back home with a big Obama's smile :)

How happy can you be after a trip like this?Looking for places to stay? See the best section at HomeAway.com, more than 200 villas, bungalow or houses are waiting for you.

How happy can you be after a trip like this?

Looking for places to stay? See the best section at HomeAway.com, more than 200 villas, bungalow or houses are waiting for you.

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