Discover why Bora Bora is one of the world’s best luxury holiday destinations. Whether through photographs, film, or word of mouth, the islands of Tahiti and Bora Bora have a magnetic draw to visitors.

Bora Bora

Where Is Bora Bora Island?

Bora Bora is an ancient island in French Polynesia that formed nearly two million years ago by seismic eruptions. It is a caldera of an extinct volcano and two towering peaks raise from the lagoon below; Mount Pahia and Mount Otemanu, climbing up to nearly 2400 feet. The Island itself is small at only 30 square kilometres, and the population is only 10,000 – less than that of a small English market town.

Pre-tourism, Bora Bora was a busy stopping off post for the ancient Polynesians and the US has even used Bora Bora as military base in days gone by. Seaplanes flying the Coral route from the US to New Zealand and Australia have used its tranquil lagoons as landing spots for decades.

BATH WITH a view in Bora Bora

Why is Bora Bora a bucket list destination?

Bora Bora is the ultimate luxury destination for special occasion holidays or honeymoons. Many people spend a few nights in Bora Bora on their way to destinations further South, but we recommend spending time on the islands to really make the most of your trip. Bora Bora is so much more than overwater bungalows and turquoise lagoons, it has a fascinating history and culture of its own.

We would recommend visiting during British summer months, when the humidity is less, and visitor numbers are lower.

Often hailed as one of the most romantic destinations globally, Bora Bora is a popular choice for honeymooners and couples seeking an intimate getaway. The privacy offered in the island’s luxury resorts are next to none, and the romantic ambiance of the island contribute to its allure.

Where to stay in Bora Bora

Bora Bora and the South Pacific Islands are one of the first destinations Turquoise Holidays stated offering holidays in, so we have a wealth of expert knowledge about the islands to help you plan the perfect holiday.

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