Last island of the northen group of the Marquesas, Ua Pou is the most populated and geolocally the most recent. Ua Pou is probably one of the most beautiful and typical of Polynesia.
Fatu Hiva is an extreme island : the most southern, the wettest, the lushest…
This real wild paradise of an extraordinary beauty is characterized by vertiginous reliefs and luxuriant vegetation. The two peaceful villages of Omoa and Hanavavae are linked by just one road that can be taken by 4×4, by horse or by foot.
Discovered in 1595 by Spanish navigator Alvaro de Mendana de Neira, Tahuata (“sunrise” in Marqusan) is the smallest island of the archipelago.
The main island of the northern group and the largest of the archipelago, Nuku Hiva is the administative and economic capital of the Marquesas.