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Sightseeing in Bora Bora - what to see. Complete travel guide

Bora Bora (Pearl Beach Resort & Spa) Bora-Bora is located in the northwest from the other island of French Polynesia that is equally famous, Tahiti. It is often called “pearl of the Pacific Ocean” for its unrivaled beauty. The nature of Bora-Bora is extremely fabulous. There are several dozens of small islands around the main one. You can find comfortable hotels on each of them. There is a beautiful turquoise sparkling lagoon between the small islands and the main one.
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 … Open
Hotels and guesthouses located on the territory of the island are the most luxurious and most expensive venues in French Polynesia. These places attract adherents of the premium tourism. At local beaches, you can often meet world-famous celebrities, eminent politicians, and film stars. Bora-Bora is the most developed Polynesian island but the civilization conquering its territory does not disturb the natural harmony here.
Travelers can diversify their relaxation at wonderful beaches and water sports with sightseeing tours and an acquaintance with nature and dwellers. So, you can feed sharks and stingrays in some lagoons and see fabulous coral gardens when diving. However, you can dive here only if you have some scuba diving skills. If you don’t, you can attend several training sessions and learn the ropes in one of the local diving schools. Copyright
Many travelers associate Bora Bora with luxurious beach resorts. Here, tourists have a wide choice of top-rated fashionable hotels. The luxury Hilton hotel is very popular with high-level … Open
During a trip to one of the small islands, guides will tell you about the diversity of local flora and fauna, as well as about the islanders’ way of living. On the territory of the main island, there are a lot of preserved architectural attractions, including old temples and the ruins of old buildings. Everyone can see architectural attractions and learn about its history during the jeep safari. In the period of the American-Japanese War, the naval base that is very interesting to travelers today was founded.
Bora Bora (Pearl Beach Resort & Spa) The island will also impress fishing enthusiasts. You can take a trip to the most distant and most peaceful sites on Bora-Bora. All the necessary fishing equipment can be rent here. The inimitable atmosphere of luxury, harmony and peace... Well, Bora-Bora is winning more and more fans every year.
Every tourist traveling with children will be impressed by Bora-Bora. The island is famous all over the world for its picturesque landscapes and fabulous underwater world, so it is very … Open
Bora-Bora is one of the most luxurious resorts in the world. It is not surprising that there are all the conditions for different exclusive entertainments in addition to fascinating hotels. You can explore all the main attractions of the island during the jeep safari. Such tours will let you explore the nooks and the most beautiful places on the island.
Bora Bora (Pearl Beach Resort & Spa) Besides classical boat trips, travelers can take a lot of unusual and popular excursions, during which they can feed stingrays. In the immediate surroundings of Bora-Bora, there are a lot of small volcanic islands that are absolutely uninhabited. You can take an exciting trip around these islands. The main attribute of such trips is a picnic at the coast.
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
Shopping enthusiasts have an opportunity to visit local shops here. If taking into account the fact that the resort has an elite status, all the shops are distinguished by high prices. Rich tourists can buy luxurious beach accessories and jewels here. Colorful beach wraps of local manufacture are very popular with thrifty tourists.
Bora Bora Island in French Polynesia Fans of excursions can spend the whole day in the port city of Vaitape that is the capital of the island. There are interesting historic constructions preserved. The beautiful buildings serve as a gendarmerie and a post office now. In one of the historical buildings, there is the museum telling the visitors about the history of the island and the natives’ traditions.
The romantic island is very popular not only with couples and artists looking for inspiration, but only with fans of the event tourism. During the year, several colorful festivals are held … Open
The interesting historic attraction is located in Outuorahu. Here, travelers can visit the original Maritime Museum and walk along the territory of the old military base. Many decades ago, the base for submarines was founded in the Faanui Bay. It has survived to this day.
Ultimate Beach House, Bora Bora There are several interesting archaeological areas on the territory of the island. The district of Fare Opu Marae is a place where the fragments of the old cave paintings have been found. Here, the researchers have found mysterious hieroglyphs but they have not spelled them out yet. The important district from a paleontological point of view is Marae Farurea. The archeologists have found a lot of unique artifacts and the remains of the old graves here.
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Holy Place of Taputapuatea

From the series “The Most Interesting UNESCO Sites in France”
There are many sacred places like the Marais Taputapuatea on the islands of French Polynesia. But the place found in the bay of Opoa is remarkable because it is one of the oldest in the archipelago. All other sacred complexes were built much later, in the 15th-18th centuries. Researchers believe that the largest temple on the territory of the archipelago could have been located in this place once. But it was destroyed with the arrival of the European colonialists. Reconstruction of several other sacred sites is currently underway on the islands. … Read further

Sightseeing in French Polynesia: things to see

Probably, only Bora Bora can conquer with Tahiti in terms of beauty and unforgettable exotic nature. The main place of interest of the island is also very unusual – the Coral Garden underwater park. Every year many tourists come to Bora Bora to see this park with their own eyes. In Coral Garden, they can see many exotic fishes, shellfish, sharks and dolphins. Besides that, there are more than 40 interesting historic landmarks on the island. The villages of Vaiotaha, Farerua, Poovai and Marotetini hide many interesting sights, such as ancient ritual stones, old buildings and hidden caves. The island of Huahine is known as one of most mystic places in French Polynesia. Here tourists can see ruins of buildings that once belonged to the ancient Maui civilization. The remains of their sanctuaries can be found in Vaitotia and Fahia villages. Archaeologists keep working almost everywhere on the island, finding more and more buildings and new facts about life many centuries ago. … Open
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Expo 2020 in Dubai Was Visited by More Than 7 Million Visitors

If you haven’t visited this event yet, there is still time to book a hotel in Dubai because Expo 2020 Dubai runs until 31 March 2022. People who are unable to visit the emirate can make a virtual tour on the Expo 2020 website. By the way, the virtual visitation has already reached 31.6 million by the end of December. Read this


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