Holding a unique name, Bora Bora is a small island located in the South Pacific in Tahiti in French Polynesia and is one of the most popular tourist destinations. Surrounded by the deep blue ocean, coral reefs and much of aquatic life this place is really a palette with different shades of blue. Popular for its amazing aqua themed resorts and scuba diving, Bora Bora is what we are about to experience today.
Relaxation and some quality time is what Bora Bora promises its visitors and there are no way you can’t achieve them with activities piled up for you to get indulged to experience of a life time. You would find Bora Bora small in comparison to any other fun island they you must have visited but in terms of fun that you can have, this place is real giant!
What’s best to Do?
Here are some of the interesting and must visit places in the island-
Coral Garden- an aquatic paradise indeed. With rocky flooring and colorful fishes it’s a pleasure to see this spot. Bring along your pair of aqua shoes to get a closer view of the beauty. The coral reefs here are mesmerizing, something that you can’t simply miss out.
Vaitape- is popular spot for some local shopping. Gilded by a couple of eateries, boutiques and some other establishments this place is the largest city of Bora Bora. The Bora Bora Yacht is popular here for some awesome seaside dining experience. After all those strolls, quick and tasty grub is all you need!
Bora Bora Lagoonarium-
a natural aquarium on a small island is a chunk of the actual lagoon. The amazing lives that you’ll explore here are turtles, sharks, stingrays, reefs, and varieties of aquatic lives. A lot of other fun stuff rally with your package to lagoonarium.
Boat Tours-is something which you can’t surely avoid while in Bora Bora and why should you when so much fun is involved? Name any kind of boat and the island has it all. Glass bottom boats and jet skies are most popular among the visitors. However, if you are into the mood of sailboats and speedboats, you won’t be disappointed either. Other sports that you can cherish here are deep sea fishing, snorkeling and animal feeding. Tempted?
Excursions- step out of the blue and get to know the historical and cultural beauty of the island. If you are done with aqua exploration and like stuffs and really want something adventurous on the land, excursion is what is suggested. Get to know the history and legends of the islands and get close with scenes that are simply breathtaking.
Matira Beach- spend your entire day here and seriously you won’t get bored. Matira Beach is one of the hot spot for tourists visiting Bora Bora because of its soft sandy beach, clear water, café, and resorts to spice up the fun.
Public transports are something which are rare in Bora Bora. What will favor the situation are the hired cars and bicycle that can and will surely take you places. Motor boats are your true friends while exploring the lagoon.
Where to Stay?
There are plenty of hotels and resorts in Bora Bora where you can feel at home while enjoying the island. Here are some of the budget friendly resorts and hotels-Sunset Hill Lodge, Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort, Maitai Polynesia Bora Bora, Oa Oa Lodge.
For those who wish to spend some more and seek luxury at its best can check in to these abodes-Inter Continental Bora Bora Le Moana Resort, Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island, Conrad Bora Bora Nui are some among the best of resorts and hotels in the island.
Where to Eat?
Bloody Mary’s is the most popular and famous dine spot for local and visitors alike in the island. Since the island’s main food is fish, you can relish Italian dish with a twist of locally available resources for your meals. La Bounty is famous for its pizza. For the best fish recipes visit Temanuata. Some other popular dining places includes Matira Terrace at Hotel Bora Bora, Manu Tuki, Le Tipani. If you want to cut back the cost on food Roulotte Matira is the place.
So this was Bora Bora in a nutshell. There’s much more to the fun and adventure in the island. List it up in your bucket list so that a place as beautiful as this doesn’t remain untrodden by you.