In the South Seas just northwest of Tahiti lies an island of unrivaled beauty that is on the bucket list of many travelers. Bora Bora is famed for its white sand beaches and luxurious resorts with over-water bungalows – all surrounded by a lagoon and a barrier reef. On a recent visit, the Bora Bora lagoon and the spectacular sea life in it most captivated us.
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Bora Bora Lagoon – The Island and Islets
Many sailing vessels enjoy the safety within the sheltered Bora Bora Lagoon.
Bora Bora Lagoon might be best known for the over water bungalows around the island. The Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort and Spa is a luxury resort that is truly beautiful.
Useful Gear: If you take a snorkel tour, they will supply the snorkel equipment. If you prefer not to use equipment that’s been used by others, you could bring your own. Here’s an lightweight snorkel set that works well.
For more information on visiting Bora Bora, check out the official tourism website for the Islands of Tahiti.