Tahiti Resort Medical Care is available near by. The islands of Tahiti are known for their quality health services. The nearby city of Uturoa, on the island of Raiatea, and the capital city of Papeete both have a fully equipped hospital. There are clinics, infirmaries, and dispensaries throughout the country. Medical transfers are available in case of an emergency. You probably have less chance of getting sick in French Polynesia than in any major international country. There’s no malaria, land snakes, poisonous spiders or crocodiles. Mosquitoes do exist in quantity, but can be avoided. Dengue fever may be a concern when there is an outbreak. There are various ways to avoid the mosquitos, including lotions, and the ancient Tahitian method of burning coconuts. Your biggest worry will be sunburn and avoiding infection in minor cuts and scrapes.