Papeete (Tahiti) Departure Budget Airfares
Contrary to popular belief, Papeete is not a tropical paradise. Papeete is French Polynesia's government center and main industrial port. It has a few sightseeing spots. Its retail and nightlife are present though. The residents speak French and Tahitian most of the time. But, English is also widely spoken. Papeete experiences a tropical monsoon climate. The rest of the year is mostly wet, while the driest months are August and September.