If you've wanted to go to Tahiti and relax on its beaches and go snorkeling or diving, this week's smart deal may be just what you're looking for, especially for travelers who are able to depart from Los Angeles. Air Tahiti Nui (tel. 877/824-4846; www.airtahitinui-usa.com/loverescape) has a promotion for roundtrip economy flights from Los Angeles to Papeete, Tahiti that also includes roundtrip transfers from airport to hotel, four nights at the Hilton Hotel Tahiti, breakfast for two every day, and hotel taxes and fuel surcharges, priced from $898. The offer is based on double occupancy and is valid for travel through September 12, with a blackout period July 23-August 10. However, you must act fast: the booking deadline is June 5.
The Hilton was renovated within the last few years and the rooms have lagoon views, private terraces, and high-speed Internet access. Or you can opt for a room that overlooks the gardens on the property, or the Pacific Ocean. For an upgrade to $998, however, choose from the Manava Suite Resort -- some of the rooms have kitchens and the property has infinity pool and a lagoon -- or the Sofitel Tahiti Maeva Beach Resort, located on the island's west coast. The Sofitel has a private beach, a fresh water swimming pool and the rooms have private balconies.
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