Destination guide: Moorea, Polynesia
Moorea is a triangular island approximately 18 kilometers from Tahiti in the South Pacific. Some of its great attractions are the so-called "Moorea Mountains", with their craggy volcanic peaks.
You'll also find white sandy beaches with turquoise water, coral reefs and the Moorea Dolphin Center there. Unlike Papeete, this island does not have built-up areas, making it an ideal destination for preaceful, restful and relaxing vacations. Travel to Moorea and discover the best of Polynesia!
Moorea - Weather Overview
French Polynesia has typical South Pacific temperatures between 20°C (68°F) and 30°C (86°F) at any time of the day, any day of the year. Humidity is usually high, but the even temperature and fresh sea breezes mean conditions are never too stuffy.
The dry winter period from May to October is the best time to go; the weather is cooler and there is much less rainfall during this time. Temperatures rise during the summer rainy season (November to April) when it's humid, cloudy and very wet. Three-quarters of the annual rainfall happens during this period, mainly in the form of brief, violent storms. However, torrential rains lasting several days are not uncommon.