Bora Bora Island

Bora Bora Island

Bora Bora Island

The sheer beauty of Bora Bora Island is something you’ll never forget – this paradise on earth deserves its reputation as “the most beautiful island in the world.” Possessed of a unique natural beauty, and one of the world’s most stunning lagoon. It’s wonderful motus are … » Bora Bora island information

Bora Bora Events

Bora-Bora lagoon

A calendar of Bora Bora events, festivities, activities and Bora Bora attractions.  Red Hot  Insider Tips:  Hawaiki Nui Va’a – World’s greatest ocean outrigger canoe race. Don’t miss this one! Bora Bora – Are You Joking??? – absolute “MUST READ” for those coming … » See Bora Bora Events & Whats on in Bora Bora

Cuisine & Dining

Bora Bora cuisine, restaurants & dining

Culinary Bora Bora reflects how different cultures & traditions have impacted on Bora Bora, giving the island a mixture of local cooking, French cuisine, Italian flair & to a lesser extent Japanese influences. Fish remains the staple diet for Tahitians. Poisson cru is an extremely popular dish with… » Bora Bora cuisine

Bora Bora Island Attractions

Bora Bora Island Activities & Events

Maraamu Surf Ski Race – the ultimate surf-ski race

Maraamu Surf Ski Race – the ultimate surf-ski race

It would border on the impossible for a surf-ski paddler to imagine anything better than the Maraamu Surf…

Miss Bora Bora 2016

Miss Bora Bora 2016

“A symbol of kindness, gentleness, elegance & beauty” which ultimately “carries a lifetime status”  –  this is how…

Raid Anei – Bora Bora’s Exceptional Mountain Walk & Event

Raid Anei – Bora Bora’s Exceptional Mountain Walk & Event

The Tiare Anei flower grows uniquely on the foothills of Mt Pahia in Bora Bora; a flower strongly…

Molokai Hoe: “At least we could see the Tahitians this time.”

Molokai Hoe: “At least we could see the Tahitians this time.”

The Molokai Hoe, the world’s longest running outrigger canoe race having first started in 1952 & regarded as…

Miss Bora Bora 2014

Miss Bora Bora 2014

Beauty pageants have the ability to attract a crowd & it was no exception for Miss Bora Bora…

Full Moon Party – Bora Bora

Full Moon Party – Bora Bora

The “Full-Moon Party” originated in 1985 on Koh Phangan island in Thailand when revellers held an all-night beach…

hISTORY OF bORA bORA iSLAND

Heiva i Bora Bora – The Complete Guide

Heiva i Bora Bora – The Complete Guide

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This guide follows on the heels of last year’s outline that was greatly appreciated by readers. As a consequence it follows closely the layout of the first report updated for…

Taurua Varua – reflections on a harmonious past

Taurua Varua – reflections on a harmonious past

The exceptional religious ceremony of the Taurua Varua (Fete of the Spirit) has been conducted consistently and uniquely in Bora Bora since the early 1800’s & beginnings of Christianity on…

Cock-Fighting In Paradise

Cock-Fighting In Paradise

November 11th is a day of Remembrance – Armistice Day – a day marked throughout French Polynesia with a gathering of locals at the Cock-Fighting, the oldest known spectator sport…

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