Bora Bora Honeymoon:
A 10 on the Romance Scale

A Bora Bora honeymoon has all that your heart could desire for celebrating your love:

magical scenery and scents; luxurious resorts; intimate over water bungalows; breakfast delivered by canoe; the most beautiful lagoon in the world; warm temperatures; Bora Bora spa pampering; private motu picnics. Everything about this tropical island paradise will heighten your senses and increase your appreciation of each other.

Bora Bora beach honeymoon couple
© GIE Tahiti Tourisme – Kirkland

Secluded Pristine Beauty

Remote tropical Bora Bora exudes a rare romance and tranquility that is perfect for honeymoon vacations. It's distant location and exclusivity have kept tourist numbers low and so Bora Bora remains a paradise. All the glamorous resorts are set on pure white sand Bora Bora beaches fringing the bluest lagoon in the world. The elegant simplicity of their Tahiti villas blends subtly into the environment.

Bora Bora Honeymoon Resorts

You can honeymoon in Bora Bora resorts like a celebrity, for a discounted price. That official piece of paper that says you are 'just married' gives you many privileges in Bora Bora where resorts favor honeymooners. This is the opportunity of a lifetime to create your dream Bora Bora vacation. You also have a good chance of being up-graded, especially if you avoid peak season.

Bora Bora resorts are practiced in creating romantic experiences and interludes to put magic into your Bora Bora honeymoon. Find out what is special about each gorgeous Bora Bora resort. Most have a cold bottle of French champagne waiting in your room on arrival and there can be pareos and a black Tahiti pearl laid out. Each day a little gift, like a piece of shell jewelry, is put on the bed. Some of the Bora Bora resorts provide a couples pampering in their exotic spa and a dinner on the beach, as treats for each honeymoon couple.

Bora Bora honeymoon dining
© GIE Tahiti Tourisme –Ty Sawyer

The St Regis, (where the butler service can organize almost anything) serves a free dinner on the beach overlooking the lagoon. At the Hilton Bora Bora Nui you can arrange a private dinner for 2 at the far end of the beach next to the dramatic black lava rocks, or sleep in mosquito-netted royal style on their tiny private motu. Yes, at these resorts, for a price, you can indulge in delightful fantasies like having your bed dressed in a profusion of perfumed Polynesian flowers or bathing in a tub with fresh flowers floating on the water.

Intimate Over Water bungalows

Bora Bora Over Water Bungalow
© GIE Tahiti Tourisme –Tim Mckenna

An overwater bungalow aesthetically combines the traditional, pandanas leaf, thatched roof bungalow with all the gleaming amenities of a first class hotel room. Perched above the blue lagoon it provides a secluded haven for maximizing your lagoon pleasure and putting you in a mosquito-free zone so you can relax in the balmy evening air for a perfect honeymoon. Bora Bora over water bungalows feature a private deck with direct access to the blue lagoon. For a unique romantic experience you can choose to have breakfast delivered by a floral decorated out-rigger canoe. Find out more about the amazing Bora Bora over water bungalows that whisper 'honeymoon Bora Bora' and make you cry as you leave.

Tropical Weather

The weather in Bora Bora is warm all year round. Divided into 2 seasons, Summer is the wet season and winter the dry season, but even in winter the lagoon is an inviting 26 degrees C and there's no need to pack winter clothes. Here's advice on what to take to Bora Bora. Honeymoon vacations in Bora Bora can include water activities at any time of year. The balmy, sensual air caresses the skin and mingles with the island fragrances to create an enhanced sense of intimacy for lovers. If you have a choice about when to go to Bora Bora check out this extensive guide to the Bora Bora weather to see the advantages of each month and find the best time to go to Bora Bora, for you.

Bora Bora Spa Indulgence

On arrival you will think your Bora Bora resort is heavenly. When you find your way through the lush tropical beauty to the seclusion and tranquility of an open-air Bora Bora spa you will discover another sensory delight. Immerse yourself in island sights and scents while you complete your Bora Bora honeymoon with natural treatments incorporating Polynesian oils, flowers and plants:

  • Fresh-flower bath for two
  • Body wash with vanilla
  • Body wrap in fresh banana tree leaves
  • Body scrub with sand and rice, grated coconuts or sea salt
  • Fresh fruit and plants mask
  • Massage with heated stones
  • Rain showers
  • River baths
  • Deep ocean-water treatments

Find out what's special about each exquisite Bora Bora spa.

Bora Bora Activities Have Wow Factor!

Although Bora Bora is the perfect place to do nothing, the exotic island and alluring lagoon also create a natural theme park for a huge variety of Bora Bora activities. There are water fun things to do in Bora Bora for everyone.

These water activity Bora Bora excursions can be enjoyed as a couple. There's an aqua bike adventure, helmet dive (you don't even get your hair wet!) and trip outside the reef in a submarine. Want more action? You can circle the island on jet skis, try para-sailing, or take a boat outside the reef for some world class scuba diving in Tahiti.

Bora Bora honeymoon activities
© GIE Tahiti Tourisme –J. Sekkaki

Fantastic Bora Bora snorkeling can be enjoyed right off your resort's beach or you can take outrigger canoe boat tours with stops at coral gardens for the best snorkeling in Bora Bora and ray and shark feeding. See the many choices of Bora Bora boat excursions that enable you to stop off at one of the secluded private beaches for a day of South Pacific bliss.

For glamorous speed boat tours there's charming Christophe of Reef Discovery, or Damien of Bora Bora Photo Lagon who offers a unique opportunity to create postcard quality photos of your Bora Bora honeymoon. On sunset cruises you can sip Tahiti cocktails until the stars come out.

When you want to dry out there are Bora Bora tours for taking a 4x4 safari to explore the mystical island interior. You can also take a private tour of the flat perimeter, or hire a car (or bicycle) and travel the Circle Island Road using our guide to the Bora Bora attractions along the route.

Lustrous Tahiti Pearls

If you want to surprise your 'honey' with a precious Bora Bora honeymoon gift that will thrill for a lifetime, you can go shopping for Tahitian pearl jewelry. Before you go it's important to find out about what makes Tahiti pearls so valuable.

Private Island Picnics

Bora Bora private island picnic
© GIE Tahiti Tourisme – Tim Mckenna

Where else on earth can you whisk your 'baby' off to a deserted sandy isle and loll in warm, calm turquoise lagoon while a gourmet picnic is prepared for you. Sit under emerald green palms with your feet in fine, powdery sand and munch on fresh lobster, maui maui and succulent island fruit. Imagine having nothing to do but enjoy each other and create marvelous Bora Bora honeymoon moments.

The Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort owns it's own tiny isle, Motu Tapu where the Tahitian royal family once held their ritual ceremonies. The Hilton provides a lovely Tahitian style picnic, served on a colorful pareo secured with conch shells. You can also book a private island picnic lunch through locals who provide entertaining Bora Bora excursions on the water or ask the concierge at your Bora Bora resort or hotel to arrange this divine Bora Bora honeymoon motu lunch.

Bora Bora in Top 10 Honeymoon Destinations

Bora Bora honeymoon resort
© GIE Tahiti Tourisme – Le Bacon

Now you know why travel experts continually rate a honeymoon in Bora Bora as one of the top 10 honeymoon destinations in the world. Check out our what to take to Bora Bora list and start planning.

Want more help in planning a romantic honeymoon? This website has useful tips and ideas on how to plan a picture perfect honeymoon, including how to appeal to all five senses.

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