You’ve exchanged your vows, the rings are gleaming on your fingers and it’s finally time to relax and spend a long week or more at a fantasy location far away from your regular life! There are only a few serene and attractive getaways that could transport you to the honeymoon of your dreams…..Bora Bora Island is one of them.
This magical Tahitian island in French Polynesia is truly the ultimate romantic destination for honeymooners. Overflowing with picturesque landscapes and jaw dropping, almost unbelievable natural beauty it is possibly is the most famous island in the entire world. Honeymooners and romantics from all over the world have claimed Bora Bora to be one of the most beautiful experiences worth having. The castle-like Mount Otemanu makes an impressive backdrop with abundant tropical slopes and valleys blooming with hibiscus. Flawless white-sand beaches and dazzling turquoise waters of the Pacific Ocean complete with amazing coral life that animate the waters will enchant you.
What makes Bora Bora such a unique honeymoon destination?
Intimate resorts, miles of quiet pristine deserted beaches, tiny peaceful villages and complete privacy is why the island is ranked #1 in the world for “alone time”. With just the brilliantly calm ocean, pleasant breeze and the natural tropical beauty all around you, there aren’t many distractions.
Over water Bungalows
A good number of the finer hotels offer over-the-water bungalows where you can sleep above the blue waters in a thatched-roof room with all the amenities and services of a luxurious hotel room. Every room offers a gorgeous glass bottom view of the ocean where you can watch the amazing vibrant beauty of the ocean life below. The hotels have pools that cascade into the infinite waters. Fortunately, the Bora Bora resorts are not only reserved for the wealthy and famous. There are many over-the-water bungalows embracing the shoreline, in addition to innumerable rooms with beautiful garden and peak views, there’s someplace to stay for all budgets and tastes.
Tahiti has rapidly become one of the world’s top spa destinations. Pamper yourself with soothing Tahitian spa massages and treatments that include natural ingredients prominent in French Polynesia such as monoi, tamanu, kahaia and vanilla. Most spas are open-air facing the blue lagoon waters with the air scented of vanilla and surrounded by delicate flowers. Experience true relaxation at the luxurious Polynesian spas while absorbing nature’s beauty.
Voyage with the South Pacific aboard luxurious cruise ships that travel between the beautiful islands of Tahiti amidst the serene blue waters. Honeymoon Cruise packages are available that will take you on a journey to discover this unspoiled paradise.
Water sports and Adventures
Bora Bora’s blue lagoon is its most treasured feature and it gives you many opportunities to have fun for the adventurous type. With the huge infinite blue waters there’s wind surfing, jet skiing, scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking and boating to enjoy. You can also take pleasure in shark and ray feeding with a tour guide. For the land junkies there are island safaris, hiking and climbing…to name a few.
Shopping! There are a number a fine art galleries and studios on Bora Bora, displaying beautiful art from the island as well as surrounding islands. The art is exhibited at various boutiques and stores across the island. Many hotels also have tiny boutiques where you can buy unique handicraft items, clothes or food. It’s also famous for its magnificent black pearls, which are widely available in the local markets. The island gives you a fine dining experience with many restaurants spread across the island offering delicious French cuisine or tasty local treats. The locals welcome tourists warm heartedly.
Moonlight walks along the beach, pristine warm waters to swim in day and night, soothing spa massages and the beautiful laidback culture of the Tahitians is what a romantic honeymoon is all about.