French Polynesia (Tahiti & Bora Bora)
(Papeete, Bora Bora)
Experience paradise personified with this Polynesian getaway to soul achingly gorgeous Tahiti & one of the most romantic destinations in the world, Bora Bora. Wake up each day & plunge into your ocean view from your private luxury overwater bungalow. Stroll tranquil beaches, cruise across shimmering waters, dive in underwater utopias, sail reef fringed islands, visit an exotic Tiki village & more. The ideal fusion of relaxation & entertainment, enjoy culinary feasts, dazzling cultural performances, surprising tropical treats, or simply sit back & relish doing nothing at all. Featuring a celebrated resort on a private island, private guide, driver, boat cruises, internal flights & more! Prepare for an adventure in paradise.
Enjoy a private airport transfer.
Opened in March 2009, the Manava Suite Resort Tahiti promises to be the premier Papeete resort for business and leisure travelers alike, offering 121 guest rooms ranging from rooms to multi-bedroom duplex suites and Manava Suites. With state-of-the-art technology and in-suite kitchen quarters, each room will offer a luxurious, well-appointed home base for travelers of all kinds, from business travelers staying for a week, to leisure travelers en route to the outer islands.
Enjoy this one way direct flight from Papeete to Bora Bora. The flight time is approximately 50 minutes.
A private boat transfer to the Airport or pier is provided today.
Sofitel Bora Bora Motu Private Island occupies an island all of its own. Along with magnificent views of Bora Bora and its famous lagoon, it features 31 luxurious and refurbished beachside, water or hillside bungalows which face beautiful Mount Otemanu.Sample the exquisite restaurant, relax over a cocktail in the outdoor bar or experience the unique 'cigar cave' and fine wine cellar. Recreational facilities and a day spa are a short boat trip away at nearby Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort.
This is the best way to explore the marine flora and fauna, and is suitable for swimmers of all levels. Your qualified diving instructor will instruct you whilst guiding you to explore the beauty of the coral gardens. You will also get a chance to see leopard and manta rays during 4 visits to protected sites on board your comfortable boat.
Enjoy time at leisure to explore at your own pace, or relax at your hotel.
This is the perfect way to spend half a day in the beautiful Bora Bora Lagoon area. Begin this aquatic adventure with some shark and ray watching, followed by a visit to the Lagoonarium on a private motu. Here you visit and swim within the 3 parks housing big fish, turtles, rays and sharks. Enjoy this time at the motu and its beach before heading back to your hotel for lunch.
One of Bora Bora’s most popular restaurants has welcomed many Hollywood stars to its typically Bora Bora interior. Sink your feet into the sand and indulge in an exotic cocktail with a house special of fish and seafood.
Enjoy your one way direct flight from Bora Bora to Papeete. The flight is approximately 50 minutes.
VISA/PASSPORTA passport valid for six months beyond duration of stay is required for both US and Canadian citizens. Visas are not required for stays of up to three months.
Please note obtaining a visa is your responsibility. These requirements change often and therefore it is best that you check information about entry requirements, travelers, particularly those planning to enter by sea,with the french Embassy.HEALTHHealth insurance is required. Medical facilities are not widespread and poor quality. We recommend that you see a health-care provider who specializes in Travel Medicine. The doctor or health-care provider will determine what vaccinations and medication you will need, depending on factors such as your health and immunization history, areas of the country you will be visiting, and planned activities. For more information on travel requirements, visit the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website: http://wwwn.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/french-polynesia.aspx COUNTRY INFOCapital: Papeete (Tahiti Island). Government: French Overseas Territory since 1946. Language: The official languages are French and Tahitian. Other Polynesian languages are spoken by the indigenous population. English is widely understood, mainly by islanders accustomed to dealing with foreign visitors. Religion: Approximately 55% Protestant and 34% Catholic. Time: Tahiti and Her Islands span three time zones: Gambier Islands: GMT - 9. Marquesas Islands: GMT - 9.5. Society Archipelago, Tubuai Islands, Tuamotu Archipelago (except Gambier Islands), Tahiti: GMT - 10. Electricity: 110/220 volts AC, 60Hz. US-style two-pin plugs are in use. Telephone: Country code +689 Mobile Telephone: The GSM 900 network is not compatible with US mobile phones. Mobile phones are available to rent, which offer better rates than roaming fees. Internet: There are Internet cafes in Papeete and Moorea.
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