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Preparing your trip to Bora Bora: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

Bora Bora (Pearl Beach Resort & Spa) 1. It should be noted that the prices in local hotels, entertainment venues, restaurants, and stores are quite high. Those who want to save some money and aren’t going to waste it are better to bring everything necessary not to buy it here for incredibly high prices.
2. On the island, there are a lot of stores selling pearl and mother-of-pearl accessories. Those who want to bring new jewels should buy them only in big stores, which will be a high quality guarantee.
3. Visitors can sunbathe absolutely at any beach. Local hotels do not secure the territory. All the beaches of Bora Bora are very clean, so you can relax here even with small children.
4. Those who love unusual beach entertainments should know that many hotels organize them for their clients absolutely for free. Before visiting a nearby water sports center, you should clarify which recreation services the hotel is ready to provide.
5. All the hotels and entertainment venues are located along the coastline. The ferry regularly runs along it. Also, tourists can travel to any district by boat. Those who want to explore the distant parts of the island should hire a rover. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
6. You should travel to the distant parts of the island only with a guide. For inexperienced travelers, impenetrable tropical forests are full of dangers. It is interesting to explore some districts of Bora Bora on foot. There are popular nature attractions at every step.
7. The tourists who want to save on gastronomic places and to cook food on their own can drop in the grocery Vaitape store. The prices here are quite low as compared to other stores. There are also cheap grocery stores near the Matira beach.
Bora Bora Island that is popular with fans of exotic recreation is not without attractive gastronomic places. There are excellent restaurants for true fans of exotics, as well as for those … Open
8. When you choose the hotel to stay in, remember that the closer it is to the coast, the higher the prices are. The most expensive hotel complexes are those with bungalows built on the piles on the water. If taking into account the fact that all the hotels are located near the coast, it is easy to reach beaches and entertainment venues.
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What to visit being in Bora Bora - unique sights

Bora-Bora

From the series “The Most Beautiful Islands on the Planet”
The most popular hiking trails start next to the capital of the island, the town of Vaytape. The natural sights can be explored on foot, accompanied by the guide. The followers of the comfortable recreation can drive through the picturesque places of the island with the off-road vehicle. One of the most visited places is the Pahia Hill, the highest place on the island. The hillsides are covered with extensive orchards, and from its summit opens the beautiful panorama of the island and the lagoon. The height of the hill is 727 meters. It is the preserved part of the ancient volcano whose eruption has caused thousands of years back the formation of the island. … Read further

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French Polynesia: travelling advices

6. When faced with a ramp or shark in the water, it is important not to panic but calmly sail away. Shark attacks in the waters of French Polynesia are very rare, as most of these frightening water inhabitants are non-aggressive. Dangerous wart fish only stings when stepped on, but it is better not to completely keep away from the moray eels living in corals.
7. French Polynesia is a great place to relax, especially on the water. For tourists who want to take a dive wearing a mask and tube, it is better to bring these diving gears along with you on your trip, and if you do not have them, buy in your home country. One of the reasons for this is hygiene. This does not mean that Polynesians do not wash masks and tubes that they offer for rent, but it is always better to be on the safe side. The second reason is the price. It is often cheaper to buy a mask and snorkel at a sports store and take them with you on a journey than to rent them on the islands.
8. The inhabitants of French Polynesia do not like indiscretion, so you should not flaunt expensive things so that the islanders would not think that you are trying to humiliate them. Thefts on the islands are rare, but not many people have heard of more serious crimes like robbery, but leaving an expensive phone or camera unattended is not advisable.
9. It is necessary to carry a passport with you everywhere, and a photocopy is best. Going out without an identity card is not allowed by law. You would not be imprisoned for this of course, but you can get into an unpleasant situation with the local police and spend several hours in the station. … Open
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Hilton has announced that it will soon begin a project to build a new hotel in Kyoto. It will be located in the heart of the city, in the prestigious area of Sanjo-Kawaramachi. Guests will be able to easily reach all areas of interest in the dynamic city, many popular attractions and recreation areas will be within a walking distance from the hotel. Read this

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Travelling to Bora Bora - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Bora Bora. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises.
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