Bora Bora

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Bora Bora which includes tropical scenes, mountains and general coastal views

Known as a playground for the rich and famous, this beautiful island in French Polynesia offers white sandy beaches, lush tropical valleys and crystal-clear water.

Bora Bora’s stunning beaches, lush greenery and soaring volcanic peaks make it a perfect vacation destination. Relax on the beautiful beaches, snorkel the tropical reefs or enjoy a cocktail at one of the many luxury hotels and resorts on the island.

The enormous range of hotels and resorts on Bora Bora make it possible to do nothing but sunbathe and swim, but if you are looking for action, the water is the place to be. Bora Bora has both a lagoon and a barrier reef, so many water activities are easily arranged. Scuba diving is an excellent way to view the marine life on the reef, and there are many diving schools that rent equipment.

Hire a boat and take advantage of the year-round game-fishing opportunities, fishing for Pacific blue marlin and mahi-mahi. Parasail over the lagoon or take a catamaran cruise across the clear, turquoise waters. See if you can spot one of the sea turtles, or, if you’re feeling more adventurous, book in for one of the shark-feeding experiences.

Hire a bicycle or scooter and head to Matira Beach, which has a mile and a quarter (two kilometers) of white sand. The coral heads attract tropical fish, which makes it a great place to snorkel.

Back on dry land, take a guided hike up Mount Pahia and Mount Otemanu, the two remaining peaks of an extinct volcano. You could also take a four-wheel-drive excursion along the overgrown forest roads of the island’s interior.

Bora Bora is also known as a popular destination for celebrities. Visit Bloody Mary’s Restaurant and Bar, a popular local hangout, and check out the bar’s wall of fame. This has the names of the many celebrities who have dined there, including Jimmy Buffet, Pierce Brosnan and Goldie Hawn. Sit back and sip a cocktail while you enjoy the atmosphere on one of the most lovely islands in the world.

Hotel Royal Bora Bora
Hotel Royal Bora Bora
3.5 out of 5
Commune de Nunu'e, Bora Bora, 98713
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $294 per night from Jun 1 to Jun 2
Stay at this 3.5-star beach hotel in Bora Bora. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in our reviews. ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (106 reviews)
"Beautiful hotel, very nice staff, close to Matira beach, excellent food!"

Reviewed on May 4, 2022

Hotel Royal Bora Bora
InterContinental Le Moana Resort Bora Bora, an IHG Hotel
InterContinental Le Moana Resort Bora Bora, an IHG Hotel
4 out of 5
Matira Point, BP 156 Vaitape, Bora Bora, Bora Bora, 98730
The price is CA $1,176 per night from May 24 to May 25
Stay at this 4-star beach hotel in Bora Bora. Enjoy free WiFi, a private beach, and breakfast. Our guests praise the helpful staff in our reviews. Popular attractions ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (214 reviews)
"The staff was amazing, rooms were clean and comfortable. Highly recommend this location for those that want to try local eats and 1 mins walk to the groceries store with mix and alcohol. Matria beach within steps from main entrance as well. 15 mins taxi to main village. So many fish under the OWB ..."

Reviewed on Apr. 27, 2022

InterContinental Le Moana Resort Bora Bora, an IHG Hotel
InterContinental Bora Bora Resort and Thalasso Spa, an IHG Hotel
InterContinental Bora Bora Resort and Thalasso Spa, an IHG Hotel
5 out of 5
Motu Piti Aau, Bora Bora, Bora Bora, 98730
The price is CA $1,946 per night from May 24 to May 25
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Bora Bora. Enjoy free WiFi, 3 restaurants, and a private beach. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (162 reviews)
"Absolutely amazing location. Service has been great and food options were fresh and delicious. The spa was worth every dollar and the massages were took notch. Look forward to going back."

Reviewed on Apr. 29, 2022

InterContinental Bora Bora Resort and Thalasso Spa, an IHG Hotel
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OVERWATER BUNGALOW N ° 3
OVERWATER BUNGALOW N ° 3
Bora Bora, Leeward Islands
Stay at this business-friendly vacation home in Bora Bora. Enjoy free WiFi, a water park, and onsite parking. Our guests praise the comfy beds in our reviews. ...
5/5 Exceptional! (25 reviews)
Rest and recharge in literal paradise
"Jessica and Natasa were exceptional in their communication and bent over backwards to make sure our vacay was a success - and boy was it! The bungalow had everything you could need from life jackets to a juicer! I loved having a hut on the water that wasn't in a resort. We could come and go as we ..."

Reviewed on Feb. 10, 2022

OVERWATER BUNGALOW N ° 3
Bungalow one - Brando's World Famous Over Water Bungalow in Bora Bora!
Bungalow one - Brando's World Famous Over Water Bungalow in Bora Bora!
Bora Bora, Leeward Islands
Stay at this vacation home in Bora Bora. Enjoy WiFi, onsite parking, and a terrace. Our guests praise the bathrooms and the family amenities in our reviews. ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (41 reviews)
Loved our stay
"Definitely worth it!"

Reviewed on Dec. 2, 2021

Bungalow one - Brando's World Famous Over Water Bungalow in Bora Bora!
 Bungalow Two - Marlon's World Famous Over Water Hideaway in Bora Bora!
Bungalow Two - Marlon's World Famous Over Water Hideaway in Bora Bora!
Bora Bora, Leeward Islands
Stay at this vacation home in Bora Bora. Enjoy WiFi, onsite parking, and a terrace. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the family amenities in our reviews. ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (37 reviews)
Best spot in Bora Bora!
"This was such a great experience and do glad we chose to stay here! The place was roomier than expected and very comfortable. Nir was an outstanding host providing us with a car and setting up all our activities! We will definitely be going back!"

Reviewed on Apr. 20, 2022

Bungalow Two - Marlon's World Famous Over Water Hideaway in Bora Bora!
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