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When to Go

The Marquesas Islands enjoy a tropical rainforest climate with plenty of precipitation throughout the year, especially in the summertime, between June and September. The period between November and March generally remains drier. These islands lie closer to the equator than the rest of French Polynesia.

Region: Tahiti

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Nuku Hiva Keikahanui Pearl Lodge

Roundtrip airfare on Air Tahiti Nui, 2 nights at Nuku Hiva Keikahanui Pearl Lodge, Garden View Bungalow, 3 nights at Hiva Oa Hanakee Pearl Lodge, Mountain View Bungalow, Roundtrip inter-island air on Air Tahiti, Roundtrip airport transfers

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Nuku Hiva Keikahanui Pearl Lodge

Nuku Hiva Keikahanui Pearl Lodge

Our 3-Star classification designates those properties where guests experience an ideal mix of comfortable accommodations and modern amenities. Most of these hotels feature a variety of services, and offer distinguished style and comfort.
Nuku Hiva

This resort overlooks a black sand beach. Bungalow accommodations feature terraces affording panoramic views of the bay and the village of Taiohae.

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Fast Facts

Herman Melville jumped ship in 1842 to live in Nuka Hiva’s lovely Taipivai valley, where he wrote his famous novel Typee, based on his experiences.

Renowned author Robert Louis Stevenson also landed at Hatihe'u, on the north side of Nuku Hiva, during his 1888 voyage.

The Marquesas are thirty minutes ahead of Tahiti.

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