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.
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.
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.
The LOVE BOAT experience
Combo Tour - Jet Ski and Quad
Overfly the lagoon with a Parasail Boat
Breakfast by Canoe
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.
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
Discovering World War II relics
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.
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”.