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Bora Bora Vacations

The top sights, highlights, tours & travel itinaries curated by our Travel Experts.

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    1. Destinations
    2. South Pacific Islands
    3. French Polynesia
    4. Bora Bora

    Travel to Bora Bora on Vacation

    Have you ever dreamed of a vacation to the idyllic, secluded haven of Bora Bora, located in the South Pacific? You’ll be awestruck at the clear turquoise waters, endless white sands, and amazing hospitality . Over-water bungalows adorn a pristine coastline which is perfect for snorkeling and scuba diving. Whichever way you look, you’ll be constantly reminded that this paradise island is one of the most beautiful in the world. Start planning your Bora Bora vacation with Tourlane today!

    1. View of the blue sea of Bora Bora and Mount Otemanu, the highest point of the island

      Mont Otemanu

    2. Beautiful panorama of Matira Beach in Bora Bora taken from the sky

      Matira Point

    Things to Do in Bora Bora

    1. Mont Otemanu

    If you enjoy hiking, then a visit to Mount Otemanu is a must. It boasts a 2,385-foot peak that towers above Bora Bora and outlines the extinct volcano at the center of the island. Visible from just about any part of the island, Otemanu beckons you with its jagged curves. Another way to explore the mountain is to take a day trip onboard a 4x4. Stretch your legs and snap some pictures of the shimmering waters from above.

    2. Amanahune

    If you’re coming to Bora Bora for your honeymoon and are looking for a romantic moment, then head to Amanahune for something out of the ordinary. This lookout point is located high above the Pofai Bay and offers incredible views as far as the eye can see. An insider’s tip from our local Travel Experts: Come here in the early evening to witness the sunset melting away in the vast horizon.

    3. Parroquia de San Pedro-Celestino

    Visit this quaint temple for a moment of reflection during your trip to Bora Bora. This church’s white-streaked columns reveal a modern aesthetic. The lush green mountains behind it also invite you in to one of the island’s secret treasures.

    4. Alain Despert Artist Studio

    Once you’ve seen the beauty of Bora Bora, It’s easy to understand how artists derive endless inspiration from its shimmering lagoons and velvety beaches. If you’re interested in art, check out local postmodern painter Alain Despert’s studio, the perfect cultural foray for anybody looking for a break from the beach. Make an appointment and see why this French artist is held the same high regard as Warhol and Haring, a painter whose brushstrokes evoke the perfect Polynesian aesthetic.

    5. Pofai Bay

    Tranquil waves, shallow waters, and extraordinary views—what could be better than to drink a Bloody Mary here as you overlook the sunset? The Pofai Bay is a must-see during your trip to Bora Bora. When you dip your feet into these enchanting waters, you’ll understand why it’s been photographed time and again.

    6. Matira Point

    Some of the best restaurants and cocktail bars await you at Matira Point, as do spectacular sunrises and sunsets. A wind blows along the coast here; many people travel to the southernmost point of the Bora Bora just to feel the unique extremity of being at the end of the island. Less

    Useful Information for Your Bora Bora Trip

    The cost of a Bora Bora vacation depends on your travel tastes and preferences. There are a range of accommodations, including luxury resorts, hotels, and vacation rentals, and your choice will affect the cost of your vacation. There are also a range of different activities available, such as scuba diving, skydiving, snorkeling, and 4x4 tours. These also influence the overall cost of your vacation. Speak to your Tourlane Travel Expert for more information and a free quote. 

    Bora Bora is a small South Pacific Island located in French Polynesia, northwest of Tahiti. It is in the South Pacific Ocean, in between North America and Oceania. It is approximately six hours flight time to Hawaii and New Zealand, 11 hours to the United States, and 10 hours to Australia. This unique positioning makes Bora Bora  a popular stop-off point between the USA, Australia, and New Zealand, where many travelers choose to stop for a short, relaxing beach vacation. 

    The beautiful beaches, clear waters, and stunning resorts make Bora Bora a wonderful destination to escape to and relax. It is also a very romantic place, making it a great choice for a honeymoon. What’s more, if you are traveling between the U.S. and Australia or Zealand, Bora Bora’s geographical position between the two makes it a great stop-over destination. This way, you break up the long flight, and get a bonus beach vacation en-route. 

    The easiest way to book a Bora Bora vacation is to speak to a Tourlane Travel Expert, who will happily book your flights, transfers, accommodations, and activities on your behalf. Please use the travel consultation phone number at the top of this page, or click on the green “plan your trip” icon on the top right of the page.  

    Other Places to Visit During Your Tour

    1. Discover the beauty of French Polynesia on a Tahiti vacation

      Tahiti

    2. South Pacific Islands, French Polynesia, Papeete skyline seen from offshore, green mountains rise in the background.

      Papeete

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