updated 9/28/2009 9:53:21 AM ET 2009-09-28T13:53:21

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The deal
If you’re looking for the ultimate island escape, consider spending a week in stunning French Polynesia. On the dramatic Society Islands of Tahiti, Moorea and Bora Bora, legendary beaches, crystal-clear lagoons and oceanfront resorts provide the perfect setting for a tropical beach break in the stunning South Pacific. Check out these luxury island resorts and package specials, with gorgeous seaside bungalows available from only $480!

Bora Bora: Beach bungalow special from $480/night
Emerald green waters, azure lagoons and lush tropical foliage define Bora Bora, often praised one of the most romantic tropical islands in the world. At the Bora Bora Lagoon Resort and Spa, guests can savor spectacular seascape views from 66 inviting beach bungalows and unwind inside a stunning treetop spa. For longer stays, the resort now offers a special promotion that covers your five-night stay for the price of four. The deal is valid year-round and includes a welcome drink upon arrival, one complimentary dinner for two and motorboat shuttle transfers, as well as use of the resort’s tennis facilities, fitness center and all non-motorized water sports. Motu Bungalows feature traditional Polynesian-style thatched roofs, with king-sized beds and private sundecks. Nightly rates start at about $704.

Moorea: Luxury resort from $500/night
Just 12 miles away from Tahiti across the Sea of Moon, Moorea is an island paradise of unspoiled beaches, crystal-clear lagoons and dramatically scenic mountains. Getting a taste of this heavenly island can be quite costly, but The Legends Resort Moorea has an outstanding promotion that entitles guests to stay seven nights for the price of five. You’ll save at least $1,000 with this value-driven offer, available through June 2010. Set upon 17 unspoiled acres, the 47-villa luxury resort features two- and three-bedroom villas with panoramic views, private decks with outdoor Jacuzzis, full kitchens and access to the resort’s private beach. Other resort highlights include a stunning infinity pool and fitness center, tennis courts and a rejuvenating spa. Airy two-bedroom villas sleep four comfortably and start at just $500/night.

Tahiti: Getaway with airfare from $1,298
The island of Tahiti is a true paradise in the South Pacific, encircled by rugged coastlines, gorgeous tropical beaches and colorful coral reefs. Tucked away at the base of Tahiti’s mountainous terrain, the brand-new Manava Suite Resort Tahiti features a private beach, spa and fitness center as well as an infinity swimming pool with stunning lagoon views. For an affordable vacation at this gorgeous beachfront resort, consider this air-inclusive package from Travelscene. Priced at just $1,298, the deal includes round-trip non-stop flights from Los Angeles to Tahiti, a six-night stay with daily American breakfast and round-trip transfers from the airport to the hotel. Travel valid from Jan. 11, 2010, through June 11, 2010, but you’ll have to act fast. This package must be booked by Sept. 24.

The dollars
Based on double occupancy. Taxes and fees are additional.

The catch
Airfare will add a hefty sum to the cost of your Tahiti island vacation. At the time of writing, we found round-trip flights from Los Angeles available for $1370 (Air Tahiti Nui). Visit ShermansTravel.com to find the best fares.

The details
For the Bora Bora special, visit boraboralagoon.com or call 800-860-4095.

For the Moorea deal, visit legendsresortvillas.com or call +689-55-15-15.

For the Tahiti package, visit travelscene.com or call 888-671-3982.

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