Bora Bora  : Pearl of the Pacific

The Pearl of the Pacific”, as Captain Cook baptised her bears the magic of the most beautiful Polynesian islands. This ancient stretched volcano shows its two peaks, Mounts Pahia and Otemanu, whose green colors stand out against the jade, turquoise and sapphire shades of the lagoon.

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Known to be the most beautiful in the world, the lagoon, linked to the ocean by the Teavanui pass, is a natural swimming pool which offers a large variety of aquatic activities such as diving, sailing, jet skiing, snorkelling or even cruising on glass bottomed canoes.

The lagoon in all its splendor: a volcano located in one of the most beautiful lagoons in the world surrounded by translucent water and fringed with idyllic motus.

Perfect for island romance and a special destination for honeymoon couples, Bora Bora enjoys a varied hotel infrastructure from grand luxury to the small family boarding houses all perfectly merging with the magic of the exceptional natural beauty of the island.

The unique over-water bungalow experience should not be missed: designed in pure Polynesian style, it offers an outstanding level of comfort in a most picturesque setting. Look through the turquoise waters of the lagoon to the bottom through a glass floor in your room. Wake up to the special treat of enjoying breakfast delivered to you by canoe.

The underwater world of Bora Bora will satisfy even the most demanding diver: the manta ray’s ballet; majestic sharks; encounters with the gentle napoleons; and the multitude of multicolored fish. Beginner and advanced divers alike will don flippers and mask to join them in their amazing underwater world.

A broad range of land and water sports activities offered by the island’s hotels or private providers: helicopter tours; hiking or outings in 4x4 to the interior of the island; horseback riding; parasailing; lagoon rides in glass-bottomed boats or outboard canoes; sailing on standard or luxury yachts; deep-sea fishing; picnics on a motu; feeding the rays and sharks. These are only some of the activities to be enjoyed.

Romance on Bora Bora

Truly, the most romantic island in the world.

From the dramatic scenery to the privacy and amenities of the overwater bungalows, everything in Bora Bora equals a 10 on the romance scale.

Resorts have been welcoming couples for over 40 years and their special amenities have been fine tuned to perfection. From sunrise to sunset, each resort has designed their own blend of unique romantic experiences for their guests to choose from.

Romantic highlights include:
- Breakfast brought to your overwater bungalow’s private balcony by an outrigger canoe regaled in flowers.
- Gourmet picnic lunches and diners enjoyed from a private beach on a motu.
- Sharing a lagoon-view table at one of the many fine restaurants.
- Polynesian wedding ceremonies from simple to royal. Ceremonies can be at the resorts, onboard a catamaran at sunset, or on a private beach at sunset complete with musicians and dancers.

Popular activities and sites for visitors:

Bora Bora Exclusive Experience - Full Day Romantic Tour with picnic on an islet
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Full Day Tour with picnic: a full day on the lagoon with a delicious Polynesian lunch served on an islet.

Duration: six hours.
You will share this very comfortable 27’ boat with a maximum of 6 other couples.
During this amazing 26 miles tour around Bora Bora, you will snorkel in coral gardens, swim in pristine waters, encounter sharks, stingrays, colorful fishes and 13 shades of blue for life-time memories!
Included in this package, a delicious local style barbeque on a motu, on your own private table .You can relax and enjoy your meal with a view on Mont Otemanu.
- Pick up and drop off for all hotels / guest houses except Four Seasons Resort (mandatory supplement on request)

The LOVE BOAT experience

love boat tour on bora bora island
You never had such an opportunity to get so great images ! On honeymoon, for the most romantic stay of your life, we thought about you ! Make at least 150 photographs of you together, in the best conditions and in front of the most beautiful panoramas of Bora Bora.

Photos are realized all around the island on our splendid boat, on a “motu” (lagoon islet) of dream and even under the water in the middle of marvelous multicolored fishes. This is the celebration of your Honeymoon by a time completely dedicated to your couple and to the lagoon.

The photos are made during short shootings which are proposed to you when we meet splendid landscapes.
The boat is placed to benefit from the best conditions of photographs and you remain comfortably installed.
You will never feel intimidated at the time of the realization of these stereotypes, to the contrary, you will enjoy smiling together forever in front of these panoramas postcards.
- Pick up and drop off for all hotels / guest houses except Four Seasons Resort (mandatory supplement on request)

Combo Tour - Jet Ski and Quad

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"Combo Tour" offers an exciting and fun way to discover both the lagoon of Bora Bora and her georgous white sandy islet (Motu Roa).

A short transfer by minivan will take you to the waverunner base located on Matira Beach. Your guide will introduce you to the safety regulations for waverunner operation.
To begin your trip with, you will ride over to the Motu Roa on the South-eastern side of Bora Bora and have the chance to admire the beautiful colors of lagoon on your way.
It will take you aproximately 20 minutes to reach this white sandy islet, where the ATV are based. Youll receive safety advices from your guide before starting the second part of this adventure, to the interior of the Motu Roa. Ride your ATV through forests, Aito trees and "fara" (pandanus) plantations, the largest ones being found on the motu. After crossing the motu, discover a beautiful white-shingly beach and enjoy an endless view on the ocean.
You will have opportunities for pictures. Refreshments will be served. Continue your drive on the beach and increase speed if you wish. The ride is about 2 km long (1,25 miles). At last, try a circuit through dense forest and feel more like an adventurer. Get back up on your waverunner and return to Matira Beach.
- Pick up and drop off for all hotels / guest houses except Four Seasons Resort (mandatory supplement on request)

Overfly the lagoon with a Parasail Boat

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One of the most beautiful Parasailing ride in the world.

Romantic, private, sweet and silent sailing well being, calmness and freedom. Taking off and landing on the boat.
Accessible from 7 up to 77 years old.
A unique experience over the most beautiful lagoon in the word, dream with oppen eyes ! Exceptional view with his symphonies of colors and his marine wildlife. Surprising contrast of the crystalline waters of the lagoon, the white foam of the reef and the intense blue of the Pacific.

- Pick up and drop off for all hotels / guest houses except Four Seasons Resort (mandatory supplement on request)

Breakfast by Canoe

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Start each day with an unforgettable breakfast brought to the private balcony of your overwater bungalow or villa by outrigger canoe.

Often bedecked in flowers, the canoe carries Polynesian staff serving fresh fruits, pastries, and juices while the surrounding waters begin welcoming the rising South Pacific sun.

Canoe breakfasts are also available at many of the resorts throughout all the islands and can be reserved before you travel by your travel arranger or scheduled with the concierge on your arrival.

Dinner at famous Bloody Mary’s restaurant
When you come to Bora Bora, stop by for one of their great dinners, have a few drinks, and see why we’re the island’s most popular nightly attraction!

The Day’s Catch is what’s for Dinner:
Each evening fish display at Bloody Marys(except Sundays), the daily catch of the local fishermen from Bora Bora is displayed on ice, where after an explanation of exactly what’s available on your particular evening, the host takes your order directly with the chef.
You can choose from the vast selection, pick one of their combination plates, or create your own particular combination. Crab, shrimp,steak, chicken, and a vegetarian plate are also available.
It’s truly a fine dining experience.
Bon Apetit!

Blue Honeymoon dive: Your first dive in couple
Renew your vows in the blue waters of the Tahiti, Moorea and Bora Bora Lagoon!

You may be on your honeymoon in Polynesia or on a romantic holiday for two ...what better way to surprise your loved one than with a romantic underwater interlude!
Treasure the memories of your Polynesian holiday together with a private dive. You will discover a kaleidescope of underwater flora and marvel at an impressive display of marine life unique to Polynesia.
To make the experience even more memorable and to up the fun factor, we propose your renewal of vows underwater, complete with undersea props that we can provide (just married sign) to catch all of it on camera. This private dive will be organized just for you and your loved one, accompanied by your own diving instructor and a videographer to capture your most memorable undersea moments on camera.

And to toast the happy couple, you shall be welcomed by a refreshing after-dive fruit drink!
Excursion includes : 2 introductory dives with a private instructor, shell leis, a refreshing after-dive fruit drink and your romantic dive recorded on DVD!

Shopping and Dining
Bora Bora is world famous for the surprising number of unique and high-end boutiques and for the quality of dozens of fine restaurants with international cuisine.

Other activities and sites on Bora Bora include:
Matira Beach, one of the world’s most famous beaches
Guided hikes to Mount Pahia and Mount Otemanu
The Lagoonarium
Discovering World War II relics

Dining on Bora Bora

The resort and island restaurants on Bora Bora are as famous as the island itself.
span style="font-size: large;">Each of the resort and hotel restaurants offers world-class dining with magnificent lagoon views, while regular after-dinner Polynesian shows feature the island’s best musicians and dancers.

Other enjoyable restaurants located on the main island of Bora Bora inlcude:
The famous Villa Mahana specializes in Mediterranean food in a romantic atmosphere (free pickup) or the Bloody Mary’s with its sand floor, delicious sea food and polynesian atmosphere.

Getting to and around Bora Bora

Bora Bora is within the same island chain as Tahiti and Moorea and is easily reached with regular flights.

Bora Bora is served by Air Tahiti with frequent 45-minute flights from Papeete and Moorea, and 20-minute flights from Huahine and Raiatea. Air Tahiti also has regular flights to the Tuamotu Atolls and a weekly flight to the Marquesas.
The airport, built on a beautiful motu, is accessible only by a short ferry ride to the port village of Vaitape. Resort transport is either by private motorboats from the airport operated by some of the luxury resorts or by shuttle from Vaitape. Also, helicopter transfer is available from Bora Bora airport for reserved guests of Le Taha’a Island Resort and Spa.

Transport to your resort from the airport will be arranged by your travel consultant at easyTahiti.com based on your flights schedule.

Bora Bora has few taxis and operates the public transit systems, Le Truck. In the evenings, restaurants provide transportation to and from your resort. The roads can be explored through hired excursion or rental car while the lagoon can be navigated by motorboat and outrigger canoe. Helicopters can also be hired for island tours.

Health: 1 infirmary at Vaitape.
Banks: 1 “Banque de Polynésie”, 1 “Banque Socredo”.