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French Polynesia travel restrictions and status of the Maitai Resorts

FEBRUARY 3, 2021 - In accordance with the recent announcement by French Prime Minister Mr Castex regarding the closure of all French borders, as a response to the increased threat of the new strains of Covid-19 in metropolitan and overseas French territories, French Polynesia will be closed to international tourists starting Feburary 3, 2021, for an initial period of two months (until March 31, 2021).

The only exception to this mandate will require a strict compelling reason (health, professional, family, return home). As per yesterday's official announcement by French Polynesia’s President Mr. Fritch, travelers will undergo a reinforced sanitary process upon arrival, including a compulsory 14-day quarantine in dedicated isolation centers, at their own charge. Naturally, we expect a disturbed domestic and international flights schedules, given the situation.

Maitai Resorts remain open for the domestic market
Despite the disrupted situation, and until further notice, the Maitai properties in Bora Bora and Huahine will continue operating without interruption for the domestic market. We are happy to honor reservations for international guests who arrived before the implementation of the new travel restrictions.
The Maitai Rangiroa will remain open until February 28, 2021 to local guests but will unfortunately temporarily close from March 1 to March 31, 2021. It shall reopen on April 1st, 2021; this estimated date remains subject to change, depending on the evolution of the borders regulations and policies..

Modification and cancellation policy
All three Maitai Resorts in French Polynesia adhere to Tahiti Tourism’s common cancellation and modification policy for stays in Tahiti and Her islands for reservations made until October 31, 2021, for stays until December 31, 2021.
Reservations impacted by these travel restrictions will follow the aforementioned policy’s conditions.

Our reservation service for the three resorts remains open and available by phone (+68940865496) and by email (

We invite all guests and partners to keep informed about the situation in French Polynesia through these official channels:
- Tahiti Tourism: Coronavirus COVID-19 - Travel information
- French Polynesia Presidency : Coronavirus-related news
- High Commission of the Republic in French Polynesia : Information COVID-19

We remain at your service for any further information, and are looking forward to welcoming our international guests again soon.

With our best regards,

Christophe GOMET
Regional Director of Operations

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