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One of the few countries where homosexuality has never been criminalised, French Polynesia is a fantastic choice for gay travellers seeking the pinnacle of inclusive relaxation. Floating in the glistening South Pacific, this enchanting destination captivates with its breathtaking beauty, vibrant culture, and warm hospitality, making it an ideal choice for gay travellers seeking an unforgettable getaway.
Picture yourself strolling hand in hand along the secluded shores of Bora Bora, luxuriating in Moorea’s five-star resorts or snorkeling in Moorea’s world-class reefs, French Polynesia is a land of bountiful natural beauty. With its inclusive and accepting vibe, French Polynesia offers a safe haven where LGBTQ+ couples can relax, be themselves, and create cherished memories.
It’s not just mesmerising natural beauty and sumptuous resorts that make French Polynesia such a consistently popular destination for gay travellers, with the country also boasts a rich and storied national culture. Shaped through millennia, and bearing the scars of colonial occupation and political upheaval, learning about French Polynesia’s fascinating culture is a highlight of any trip. Engage with the local communities and witness authentic performances of traditional dances and music. From vibrant Heiva festivals to Tahitian drumming circles, French Polynesia offers a unique opportunity to embrace and appreciate a historically LGBTQ+-friendly culture.
French Polynesia is a paradise for those who love to explore the underwater world. With its vibrant coral reefs and diverse marine life, it offers some of the best snorkeling and diving experiences in the world. From swimming with majestic sharks to encountering tropical fish and manta rays, the crystal-clear waters of French Polynesia are sure to leave you mesmerised and create unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime.
The islands are home to a number of stunning overwater bungalows and resorts, where guests can wake up to breathtaking views of the turquoise lagoon from their private villas. With direct access to the water and indulgent amenities, guests can pamper themselves with rejuvenating spa treatments, savor gourmet cuisine made with fresh local ingredients, and sip on tropical cocktails while watching the sunset paint the sky in vibrant hues.
At Out Of Office, we specialise in combining inclusive service with exclusive travel experiences, but you can find non-LGBTQ+ specific information on travel in French Polynesia by visiting our French Polynesia destination page.
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French Polynesia is a place where LGBTQ+ individuals are legally protected against discrimination based on their orientation and gender identity. French law prohibits discrimination in various areas, such as employment, housing, and public services, which provides a solid foundation for LGBTQ+ individuals to assert their rights and seek justice if they face any form of discrimination.
In 2013, France, which governs the territory, passed legislation legalizing same-sex marriage, making French Polynesia one of the first places in the Pacific to do so. This means that LGBTQ+ couples can now enjoy the same rights and benefits as opposite-sex couples when it comes to marriage. With its stunning beaches and luxurious resorts, French Polynesia is the perfect destination for couples looking to celebrate their love in a beautiful and inclusive setting.
French Polynesia is a dream destination for couples seeking a romantic getaway. With its stunning islands like Bora Bora and Moorea, and secluded beaches in Tahiti, the scenery is perfect for a romantic stroll along the pristine shores. Imagine dining under the stars with candlelight and enjoying luxurious accommodations with breathtaking ocean views. It’s the perfect place to create unforgettable memories with your loved one.
French Polynesia is a destination that exudes luxury and relaxation, with its breathtaking scenery and top-notch accommodations. Whether you choose to stay in a private overwater bungalow with direct access to the lagoon or a secluded beachfront villa surrounded by lush tropical gardens, you’ll find your own piece of paradise. Take advantage of the rejuvenating spa treatments that use natural Polynesian ingredients, indulge in delectable cuisine inspired by local flavours, and let the serene beauty of French Polynesia wash away all your stress and worries.
French Polynesia is a welcoming destination for LGBTQ+ travellers seeking a romantic or relaxing getaway. With its stunning natural beauty and inclusive atmosphere, the enchanting islands offer a truly memorable experience.
Embark on a journey to gorgeous French Polynesia and discover an island getaway complete with turquoise lagoons, pristine beaches, and lush landscapes. Offering a myriad of captivating activities and experiences, French Polynesia is equally ideal for fly-and-flop trips as it is for scuba-focused adventure travel.
Explore iconic Bora Bora, renowned for its vibrant coral reefs and overwater bungalows. Dive into the inviting lagoons of Moorea, where you can swim with playful dolphins or simply relax on secluded beaches framed by lush greenery. French Polynesia is a paradise for beach lovers and sun chasers, offering endless opportunities to soak up the sun, stroll along pristine shores, and indulge in unparalleled serenity.
French Polynesia is a paradise for those who love to explore the underwater world. With some of the most stunning snorkeling and diving sites in the world, visitors can witness vibrant coral gardens, graceful manta rays, and an array of tropical fish. The Fakarava Atoll, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, and Rangiroa’s Tiputa Pass are just a few of the incredible locations to witness marine biodiversity. Whether you’re a seasoned diver or a beginner snorkeler, French Polynesia’s underwater wonders will leave you in awe.
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