HOTEL BORA BORA : legendary Hotel Bora Bora
Originally opened in 1961, this resort offers bungalow-style lodging on the southern tip of Bora Bora?s main island. Oak floors, bamboo walls, and bathrooms with claw-foot tubs add rustic charm to bungalows and island-style homes. Guests can explore three beaches and a wealth of water sports by day, a restaurant, bar, and weekly beach barbecues by night.
Hotel Bora Bora Property amenities:
Set beside a turquoise lagoon just south of Mount Otemanu, this resort consists of a thatched-roof main building and 54 bungalows and far?s (Tahitian-style homes) linked by walkways of black lava rock. Bungalows are located beside the beach or over the water, while the larger far?s are on the beach or in the hotel gardens. In addition to a restaurant and beach bar, the hotel offers weekly barbecues with Polynesian cultural entertainment, black-pearl jewelry showroom, and lounge/activity center with a TV/DVD player, book exchange, and selection of games. Three white-sand beaches and the adjacent barrier reef provide a scenic setting for swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, and fishing and sailing excursions on the hotel?s 15-meter catamaran. Round-trip transportation by boat between Bora Bora Airport and the hotel is included. Hotel Bora Bora
Hotel Bora Bora EXPERIENCE
Hotel Bora Bora offers an extensive range of water-based experiences from snorkelling and diving in some of the Pacific?s clearest waters to sailing, fishing and leisurely sea canoeing to explore isolated islands armed with nothing more than a paddle and a picnic lunch.
SNORKELLING AND DIVING at Hotel Bora Bora
Some of the island?s best snorkelling is just a few steps into the encircling lagoon and the resort?s three beaches offer a continuous parade of tropical fish. Scuba diving, with full equipment and lessons, is available for both beginners and certified divers. A number of dive sites are easily accessible within the lagoon and beyond the barrier reef.
SAILING AND OUTRIGGERS at Hotel Bora Bora
Hotel Bora Bora offers half-day or full-day sailing excursions to neighbouring islands in the Leeward group aboard a 15-metre sport-fishing catamaran. Sea-going charters of up to three days are available, as are regular sunset cruises. Guests may also take the newly restored pirogues ? voile (Tahitian sailing canoes) out into the lagoon. These classic outriggers are made from hollowed-out tree trunks.
FISHING: From Hotel Bora Bora
Fishing is a popular pastime, both within the lagoon and out in deeper blue water. Close to home, guests could troll for blue and silver trevally using light tackle or try their hand at saltwater fly-fishing. Deep sea hauls can range from tuna and wahoo to marlin and mahimahi.
OTHER ACTIVITIES: Hotel Bora Bora
Swimming: Surrounded by three white-sand beaches, Hotel Bora Bora is made for sea-and-sun lovers. Indeed, the sun sets directly in front of the hotel, just off the main beach.
Snorkelling: Hotel Bora Bora?s three beaches see a continuous and colourful parade of tropical fish. Some of the island?s best snorkelling can be found just a few steps into the lagoon surrounding the resort. A natural current runs through the southern point, attracting an abundance of sea life, from manta rays to blue-fin trevally and more. Guests can hand-feed the reef fish without getting their feet wet.
Hotel Bora Bora:Jet Skiing: From Matira point, beyond the hotel, a guide will accompany guests on jet-skis around the island, exploring parts of the lagoon not easily accessible by boat.
Aqua Safari: For non-divers, the Aqua Safari is a unique way to experience the undersea world. Guests can walk through schools of multi-hued fish to a depth of 10 metres into the crystal-clear lagoon, wearing a special oxygen-fed helmet.
Hotel Bora Bora :Beach Picnics: Guests cruise the lagoon, stopping for snorkelling and beachcombing. There?s time to walk a section of the 40-kilometre barrier reef, only a few metres away from the big waves of the South Pacific. Lunch is served picnic-style on a deserted motu (islet).
Polynesian Tour: Aboard a motorized outrigger canoe, an English-speaking Tahitian guide provides an informative tour of Hotel Bora Bora?s lagoon and the history of the island.
Island Exploring: Guests may want to take a four-wheel drive safari into the mountains. The expedition includes a visit to the cannons left behind after World War II, as well as a ride to an ancestral plantation. Ask us about adding this excursion on to your bora bora honeymoon package.
Circle Island Tours: Travel round the island while an English-speaking guide points out historical highlights as well as insights into everyday life. The excursion can be done using a van or a private car with driver. Bora Bora may be toured by bicycle as well. ask us about adding this excursion on to your bora bora honeymoon package.
Vaitape Village: The island?s main village, Vaitape, is set at the foot of Mount Pahia. It is the island?s commercial and administrative centre. There is just one main road around the island, and it goes through Vaitape, past assorted churches whose bells peal loudly on Sundays. At last check there were no stoplights though there is a stop sign in front of the village police station.
Helicopter Tours: Bora Bora?s peaks and barrier reef can be viewed from the air. This is also a good way to visit some of the neighbouring islands.
Horseback Riding: Ride along the lagoon?s edge or explore an islet on horseback- this is one of the most romantic things to do on your honeymoon in Bora Bora.
Parasailing: A powerboat carries guests high above the blue lagoon allowing them to soar among low clouds and the sea birds.
Shopping: Bora Bora has a variety of clothing and craft shops. The island?s colourful cotton pareus are popular, and the black pearls of Polynesia are world famous. There?s art, too, as a number of painters, sculptors and photographers call Bora Bora home.
FACILITIES: Hotel Bora Bora ; Bora Bora
Performances: Local musicians entertain nightly at the Matira Terrace Bar. There is also Polynesian cultural entertainment at Hotel Bora Bora?s weekly beach barbecue. Another weekly feature is traditional island singing and dancing, with sunset cocktails and canap?s at the Pofai Beach Bar. Boutique: The resort boutique offers a selection of local art and craft with a range of books and island clothing, including hand-dyed Tahitian pareus. Black Pearl Showroom: Hotel Bora Bora houses a black pearl showroom with certified jewellery. The black pearl industry has grown to become the second largest after tourism. Tennis: Two tennis courts, lit for night play, are located on the resort grounds. Tennis rackets and balls are complimentary. The resort also offers basketball and volleyball. Raititi Lounge: The lounge is an activity centre as well as a games room and book exchange. It includes a TV and DVD player, pool table, two card tables and a selection of games. Island and sea excursions can also be arranged at the Raititi Lounge. Massage: Guests may enjoy a massage in the privacy of their bungalow or far? or in the Far? Tarumi (massage room).
DINING at Hotel Bora Bora:
Matira Terrace Restaurant - This airy restaurant offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner overlooking the lagoon. An adjacent bar features a light menu, tropical drinks, and afternoon tea. Local musicians perform nightly at Hotel Bora Bora.
Pofai Beach Bar - Guests can enjoy lunch and refreshing beverages at this beach bar. Once a week, sunset cocktails and appetizers are served as local residents perform traditional songs and dances.
CALL UNFORGETTABLE HONEYMOONS FOR THE BEST POSSIBLE RATES FOR YOUR HONEYMOON AT HOTEL BORA BORA: (888)343-6413 we match and beat rates plus add values and benefits not available with other agents!
Bora Bora Honeymoons? ASK US ABOUT: Bora Bora Hotel Discounts, Bora Bora honeymoon specials, Bora Bora honeymoon Package specials for low season, Bora Bora honeymoon registry, Bora Bora honeymoon combo packages, Bora Bora discount hotels , Bora Bora budget hotels and resorts, Bora Bora island hopping honeymoon, Bora Bora Pearl Beach resort, Bora Bora Nui, Bora Bora sofitel motu resort (hottest deal for overwater) Bora Bora honeymoon stop overs, Bora Bora /Moorea honeymoons, Bora Bora / Le tahaa honeymoon packages, Bora Bora /Huahine honeymoon packages, Bora Bora /Tahiti honeymoon packages.