Bora Bora

#13 - Bora Bora, French Polynesia
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This little island is a happy accident of volcanic nature. It literally sprang up in the middle of the Pacific Ocean and still shows off its extinct volcano roots with two peaks: Mount Pahia and Mount Otemanu. Surrounded by a lagoon and its own barrier reef, the French Polynesia Island is a great destination for water lovers. Be on the lookout for sharks and rays. You don't get to see those everyday, unless of course you visit our #13 AbsoluteVisit.
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Bora Bora - Fish
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Bora Bora - Parasailing
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Bora Bora - Floating Flower
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Bora Bora - Sharks
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Bora Bora - Beaches
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Bora Bora - Turtle
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Bora Bora - Huts and Volcanoe
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  • Hawaii receives more visitors in 10 days than Bora Bora receives in an entire year
  • The road that wraps around Bora Bora is only 32km (19 miles) from beginning to end!
  • There are absolutely no poisonous snakes or spiders anywhere in Bora Bora. In fact, the only land animals on the island are ones that were brought in by people!
  • The movie Couples Retreat was filmed in Bora Bora at the St. Regis Resort.
  • There are 3 villages in Bora Bora: Anau, Faanui and Vaitape, home to approximately 9,000 people who mainly work in the tourism industry.
 

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