LOS ANGELES, CA, March 23, 2009 – A wonderland for children of all ages, Tahiti has never before been so affordable. For a limited time, kids fly, stay and eat for free, meaning a family of four can enjoy five nights in the earthly paradise of French Polynesia from just $1,698 per adult. In addition to roundtrip economy air from Los Angeles, Air Tahiti Nui’s four new family packages also include adult breakfasts daily and all transfers. Bookings must be made by May 15 for travel now through May 31, July 10-17, and November 1 - December 10, 2009.
A crayon box come alive, Tahiti’s incredible swath of colors will be forever etched into young minds, from turquoise and cornflower blue waters to jungle green mountains, burnt orange, magenta and goldenrod shaded fish, and outer space black sand beaches. From snorkeling excursions to 4x4 expeditions, helicopter rides, motu picnics, shark and ray feedings, island tours by canoe, and hiking trails dotted with ancient marae, there are many family-friendly activities to keep even the most active children happily entertained.
“Tahiti Family Vacation” From $1,698 The “Tahiti Family Vacation” package starts from $1,698 per adult and features a five-night stay in a Garden Suite at the new Manava Suite Resort Tahiti, which opened on March 1. Decorated with French Polynesian accents plus contemporary amenities and the comforts of home, the resort boasts the island’s largest infinity swimming pool facing the lagoon and nearby island of Moorea, and an overwater restaurant with terrace. Roundtrip air from Los Angeles on Air Tahiti Nui, transfers between the airport and hotel and daily adult breakfasts are included. Kids fly, free, stay free and eat free off the hotel’s kids’ menu.
“Tahiti and Moorea Family Fun” From $1,998 For those who would like to island hop, the “Tahiti and Moorea Family Fun” package is a phenomenal value, from only $1,998 per adult. After two nights at the Manava Suite Resort Tahiti in a Garden Suite, families take a 10-mile ferry ride to verdant Moorea for three nights at the Moorea Pearl Resort & Spa in a spacious Garden-View Duplex. Down the road from magnificent Cook's Bay, the traditional Polynesian style hotel sits on 7.5 acres of white sand beach and features free use of kayaks and snorkeling equipment, and a Manea Spa with traditional Tahitian treatments. Roundtrip air from Los Angeles on Air Tahiti Nui, roundtrip ferry from Tahiti to Moorea, airport transfers, and daily adult breakfasts are included. Kids fly, free, stay free and eat free off the hotel’s kids’ menu.
“Bora Bora Family Getaway” From $2,098 For total relaxation in a dramatically beautiful setting, Bora Bora is the place. Families wishing to visit the picture-perfect postcard island should take advantage of the “Bora Bora Family Getaway” package, starting at $2,098 per adult. For five nights, guests will lounge at the Le Maitai Polynesia Bora Bora in a Garden-View Room. Set in lush tropical gardens and close to Matira Beach, the lagoon here teems with coral, tropical fish, dolphins, turtles and other fascinating marine life. Roundtrip air from Los Angeles on Air Tahiti Nui, flights between Tahiti and Bora Bora, airport transfers, and daily breakfasts for four are included. Kids fly and stay free.
“Bora Bora Affordable Family Luxury Vacation” From $2,498 Families seeking a more luxurious holiday without breaking the bank will enjoy the “Bora Bora Affordable Family Luxury Vacation” from $2,498 per adult. An incredible value, the package features two nights at the Manava Suite Resort Tahiti in a Garden Suite and three nights in a Lagoon-View Suite at the new Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort and Spa, which was built around a sacred lagoon accessible only by private boat. Roundtrip air from Los Angeles on Air Tahiti Nui, flights between Tahiti and Bora Bora, airport transfers, and daily adult breakfasts are included. Kids fly free, stay free and eat free off the hotel’s kids’ menu.
*All of the above packages include one free child age 2-11 per paying adult. A maximum of two children (quad occupancy) may share the same room or suite. Prices are based on double occupancy and include fuel surcharges but exclude government and airport taxes of approximately $85 per person including children, as well as hotel city tax of 1.3 Euros per person (about US$1.77). Higher prices and surcharges apply for peak season travel. All tickets must be issued by May 15, 2009.