There is something special about a day on a beach. The mild warmth of sunshine combined with breezy, fresh air can detox your mind and body from the stress of your day to day life. And let’s not forget about the islands. Most of us have fancied about exploring an island at least once in our lifetime. Exploration is not chasing after some hidden treasures but the treasure of experiences that they hold. The tropical Bora Bora resorts, the delicious seafood, and most importantly, the overall seclusion from the regular, will surely attract you. Check out the things to do in Bora Bora island for a rewarding vacay.
Bora Bora Island—the Instagramable Island
In this article, we are taking you to Bora Bora in search of crystal clear waters and pristine beaches you will only find there. The island consisting of 30.55km area stands in French Polynesia in the South Pacific with a population of 10,605 (2017) people and also an elevation of 727meters.
Bora Bora is a mountainous island of volcanic origin featuring a large lagoon. The island is one of the most prominent exotic places on earth with its coral reefs, perfect white sandy beaches, and palm trees. Bora Bora is highly visited by tourists and travelers every year. Consequently, it has undoubtedly made its mark as a hot holiday destination among the peers of the realm.
You have most probably heard about this travel destination from movies, celebrities, and travel bloggers, and so on. So let’s not question its popularity among the tasteful. The Internet is filled with pictures of this place. If you have ever searched for exotic wallpapers in Google, chances are you have seen these pictures already.
It is more than likely the clear blue water, the absolute dreamy charm of the place will make you wanna spend all of your money in this lavish destination. Even if it is for at least a week, you will spend all the riches you have because Bora Bora is indeed an Instagrameble island.
Amazing & Engaging Things to do in Bora Bora
Isn’t it stupid to assume that you are paying a visit to such a remarkable destination to spend all of your days sleeping and ordering room service? Yes, it is! You are certainly going to indulge in the fun activities of the island. Let’s go through some activities that you can consider entertaining to make your Bora Bora vacation days more fun.
It’s a no brainer that you will not return your home without some photographs from such a scenic island. So, trust me, this point will be a bit more than “take lots of selfies”.
It is impossible to take a lousy seascape/landscape photo in Bora Bora. If you look up for Bora Bora attractions, you will only see great pictures. The blue lagoons, overwater bungalows, and incredible views. How come? Well, first, in Bora Bora weather and light is your best friend. And secondly, there is almost no pollution. The absolute absence of industrialization is the key.
Moreover, the volcanic mountain forming the island gives you surprisingly diverse greenery. Tropical trees like coconut palms, vanilla plants, orange trees, and flowers are subjects of nature photography. And also, the tropical evergreen of the island can give you ample topics for both macros as well as micro-photography.
Portrait/Modeling/Candid and Family photography
Bora Bora is an ideal destination if you are crazy about beach backgrounder portraits. You can have fun with such a colorful and vibrant, comprehensive view. Speaking of broad view, the sunset, night view, and the sparkling clean water are great for family photos.
There are no native mammals on the island because of its volcanic origin, but there are numerous birds from different species. Birds like a pacific black duck, pacific swallow, rock dove, zebra dove, red-jungle fowl, grey-green fruit doves make the island absolute heaven for bird watchers and photographers.
2. Scuba Diving
Bora Bora features pretty enriched marine life with species like a sea turtle, red snapper, and jackfish and so on. Furthermore, the clear water of the water bodies of the island allows first-timer divers to experience the breathtaking aquatic beauty. The conditions surrounding this tropical island are indeed in favor of novice divers. So, yeah, don’t miss this one.
3. For Lovers: Beach wedding, Honeymoon or Proposals
So deep into the article and almost missed this one? Touché. This place is quite a romantic destination for couples. In fact, Bora Bora island is the best place for beach weddings, honeymoons or proposals. Swim in the blue lagoons, have dinner on the beach or have a romantic getaway. The island offers you privacy and all the services that you need to make the moment special.
If you have had enough of the water bodies, then let me remind you of Bora Bora’s volcanic mountains. So hiking is an alternative for you during the holidays in the tropical island. We must warn you that hiking on Mount Pahia or Otemanu is rather harsh. There are no marked trails so hire a guide and if you are not advanced hiker than it is better to avoid this one.
It’s not unusual for painters to be attracted by the striking visuals of the island. If you are an artist and looking for inspiration for your next landscape, Bora Bora island can be a treasure for you. You can find quite a few painters with their white and turquoise ink washed watercolor on the beach. Or, with orange and ochre acrylic or oil paints near about mountains. And they can be found on an island across the year.
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