Here you can hike through rain forests to see unique plants and animals, climb volcanos and dive in the colorful reefs. On the Easter Islands some of the most recognisable relics on earth have been carved by the ancient indigenous people and in French Polynesia and Hawaii modern resorts, hotels and casinos beckon visitors to their lovely shores.
Last updated: 5 March 2018
Surrounded by the Pacific Ocean, Polynesia is home to seventeen nations comprising more than one thousand islands. Most were raised above the sea by volcanic action. One of the most remote places on earth, the Polynesian islands also boast some of the most pristine destinations in the world. The waters surrounding the islands stretch into the distance in almost endless shades of blue and in the reefs below colorful fish play in fields of exotic corals.