Condé Nast Awards Bora Bora & French Polynesia

In the November 2011 Condé Nast awards, Bora Bora was voted top island in Oceana.

The prestigeous 14th Annual Condé Naste Reader's Choice Awards recognized hotels and resorts, destinations, cruiselines, and airlines that exceeded the expectations of 28,000 of the magazine's readers who participated. They are considered the most discerning and demanding travelers.

© GIE Tahiti Tourisme – Kirkland

Top 10 Islands in Oceana

  • No. 1: Bora Bora
  • No. 2: Moorea
  • No. 4: Huahini
  • No. 7: Rangiroa & the Tuamoto Atolls
  • No. 10: Raiatea
  • It is no surprise to the Bora Bora Island guide team that Condé Naste awards Bora Bora top position. Of all the beaches around the world, the ones we most want to lay our towels down on are the white sand Bora Bora beaches. They fringe a warm, calm lagoon of such riveting beauty that writers, painters and movie stars have lost their hearts at first glimpse of the turquoise blue water with it's emerald green Bora Bora Island backdrop. If you want to see why, check out our Bora Bora beaches page.

    Most people only dream about traveling to distant Bora Bora. Its seems that this famous isle is the domain of the rich or the savvy. Find out how you can do it with these tips and tricks for planning a Bora Bora vacation.

    Four Seasons Bora Bora © GIE Tahiti Tourisme – TY Sawyer

    Some of the most glamorous resorts in the Pacific have nestled their romantic villas and over water bungalows along the pristine Bora Bora beaches, bringing luxury to paradise. This year Condé Nast awards Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort and spa, which is in a lush tropical garden setting, as number 5. The elegant Four Seasons Bora Bora has been honored as number 2 on the list below. It is interesting that these 2 hotels position themselves in distinctly different price categories. See more about these fantasy accommodations on our Bora Bora resorts page.

    At Bora Bora Island guide we have difficulty naming the best Bora Bora resorts. We recommend you consult our Bora Bora vacation page to see what each has to offer and choose your resort for what's most important to you. If you value the opinions of a large number of very discerning travelers, Conde Nasté lists 2 of the best Bora Bora resorts amongst the top 10 best resorts in the South Pacific.

    Top 10 Resorts in Oceana

  • No. 2: The Four Seasons Bora Bora
  • No. 3: Le Taha'a Island Resort & Spa
  • No. 4: Te Tiare Beach Resort, Huahine
  • No. 5: Bora Bora Pearl Beach Resort & Spa
  • No. 9: Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort & Spa
  • Hotel Spas: Australasia & South Pacific

    Condé Naste awards Bora Bora Intercontinental Resort & Thalasso Spa as number 2. In our Bora Bora spa review you can find out what is so therapeutic about the Thalasso Spa treatments. A pampering in a Bora Bora spa set in lush tropical gardens is certainly a sublime sensory experiences. I know five Bora Bora spas that deserve to be on that top 10 list.

    The World's Best Small Airlines

    This year the Condé Nast Traveler's Reader's Choice awards introduced a new category, 'The World's Best Small Airlines'. The services of the French Polynesian international carrier, Air Tahiti Nui, were recognized with 3rd place. Want to know where Air Tahiti Nui flies from? See our Tahiti Airfare information.

    We would like to suggest that Condé Nast awards Bora Bora flights, with the mighty little inter-island carrier, Air Tahiti, as the most scenic on the planet.

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