You've heard about Bora Bora at one time or another. You probably have a picture of this tropical paradise in your head...You've dreamt about Bora Bora vacations even…
But where exactly is Bora Bora? It sounds in many ways just a mere figment of our imagination, doesn’t it?
Well, Bora Bora lies in the Pacific Ocean. It is about 2600 miles from Hawaii and is part of French Polynesia which is a territory of France.
Bora Bora Vacations - Getting There
To get to Bora Bora, you need to take a flight to Faa’a International Airport in Papeete ( Tahiti ). From there, you can travel by domestic
flight to Bora Bora which takes about 45 minutes or if you can afford it, you can charter a helicopter. There are also ferries that span Papeete & Bora Bora on regular ( and not so regular ) schedules.
There are currently flights from Los Angeles, Paris, Madrid (via Sao Paolo), London (via LA), Santiago Chile ( via Easter Island ), Auckland, Frankfurt (via LA), Sydney, Honolulu, Tokyo and Fiji ( via Rarotonga) to Faa'a Airport in the French Polynesia.
Note: Arriving in Bora Bora by air or sea is probably going to be one of the most memorable experiences you’ll have of this trip. You’ll fall in love with the islands at first sight and their beauty will undoubtedly captivate you right away. Make sure you’ve got your camera ready to capture that picture perfect view.
Bora Bora Vacation Packages
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Bora Bora Vacations - Travel Tips:
- As with any tropical destination, make sure you bring your suntan lotion.
- You are bound to find exotic marine and land animals during your Bora bora vacations. Don’t forget to take underwater cameras with you.
- This is the tropics. If you’re allergic to any insect or mosquito bites, make sure you have a bite ointment that can help.
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