"Bora Bora .... The Jewel of the Pacific" Top 5 Page for this destination Bora-Bora by Helga67
Bora-Bora Travel Guide: 295 reviews and 592 photos
Some 260 km (161 miles) to the northwest of Tahiti lies the most incredible and famous island of the Leeward Society islands in French Polynesia.
The usual superlatives are almost inadequate to describe the many beautiful faces of Bora Bora. From the air it is truly the 'Jewel of the Pacific' with its central emerald island surrounded by a necklace of islets all suspended in a lagoon of the most incredible hues of blue.
In 1994, we discovered this magnificent island during our honeymoon. Back then, we knew we would definitely come back one day. 10 years later we did to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary. Another day to remember!
- Pros:Incredible lagoon and mountain views
- Cons:Expensive, very touristic compared to the other islands of FP
- In a nutshell:The Perfect Island for a Romantic Honeymoon
Touring the island, I saw a couple of churches but I was wondering where the deceased were, because I never saw a... more travel advice
All around the island you will find little shops where you can buy the local sarong, called pareo in Polynesia. They... more travel advice
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