Dream Island Escapes

Craving an island vacation? Get inspired by these exotic destinations.

A Polynesian Secret

The lush, tropical island of Huahine attracts few tourists, which means you'll have this gem's only luxury resort all to yourself.

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Overwater Escape
Photographer: Jad Davenport

Overwater Escape

It's a short boat ride from the Fare pier three miles south to Te Tiare. There are a handful of pensions and small hotels scattered around Huahine, but Te Tiare is the only luxury resort, and the only one with overwater bungalows. Within minutes of checking in, I was on the back deck in my board shorts, leaping out into the sea.

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Develop your coastal cottage’s style by following these simple tricks.

Lacy curtains, fresh florals, and plenty of monogrammed pillows are just a few of the feminine touches that give this room its calming and sweet mood. Pieces scored at thrift stores and flea markets were refreshed with paint, then artfully applied to achieve the shabby-chic distressed look.