Bora Bora

iStock International
Bora Bora — Although small at just 6 miles long and 2.5 miles wide, Bora Bora makes a big first impression. This lush, tropical paradise with a mountainous center and brilliant blue reef-protected lagoon is the most celebrated of French Polynesia’s Society Islands. Recently featured in the movie Couples Retreat, Bora Bora was first made famous by author James Michener who called it "the most beautiful place on earth" in his book Tales of the South Pacific and later by Oscar Hammerstein II, who wrote the lyrics for the musical South Pacific, declaring "Here am I, your special island! Come to me, come to me." Lovers of beauty and romance should heed the call.

Why Go

For relaxation, swimming, snorkeling, white-sand beaches, and to toast the sunset with a Mai Tai or champagne.

Compare Rates to Bora Bora






What's New in Bora Bora

Borabora

5 Dream Resorts Where You Can Stay with Points

April 23, 2014 by Darren Murph

Make no mistake, collecting points to use for travel is a hassle. With black out dates and restrictions, actually using them for travel can be an even bigger ... Read More »

Stregisborabora-

Transport Yourself to the South Pacific with our Slideshow

January 31, 2014 by Karen Gardiner Dion

Cold weather getting you down? Head over to our slideshow of Beautiful South Pacific Resortsand transport yourself to a Polynesian paradise. Featured resorts ... Read More »

Thumb_stregisborabora_

Beautiful South Pacific Resorts

January 28, 2014

St. Regis Bora Bora: The resort's 24 Superior Overwater Villas are stylishly designed with private terrace and gazebo. Read More »

Moorea-french-polynesia

Inspired Travel: French Polynesia's Pristine Atolls

July 18, 2013 by Darren Murph

Situated in the middle of the South Pacific ocean–roughly halfway between San Diego and Auckland–French Polynesia is one of those postcard-ready locales that ... Read More »

Summer-vacation-deals

Hot Bargains for a Perfect Summer Vacation

April 04, 2012 by ShermansTravel Editorial Staff

Booking a summer vacation is so satisfying. Even more satisfying? Saving hundreds of dollars on it. Our deals experts have been scouring the internet in search ... Read More »

Christine_wei

“Always, always travel with ear plugs. They make chatty plane neighbors, loud street traffic, and rowdy hotel guests much more bearable.”

Christine Wei Assistant Editor

Sign up for the Top 25 Newsletter
to get exclusive weekly deals