Discover the legendary lagoon of Bora Bora, its paradisiacal beaches, its thousand shades of blue and its aquatic depths. Visit the romantic island of French Polynesia to participate in activities and enjoy an unforgettable honeymoon.

Most Beautiful Lagoon in the World

Colors of the Lagoon of Bora Bora

Things to do in French Polynesia: Visit Bora Bora

Bora Bora is first and foremost a place of intense color gradations. Imagine all the shades of azure blue, emerald green, turquoise also. At sunset, the lagoon and the sky light up in a festival of orange, red and pink.

On the shore, coconut and palm trees add a touch of intense green. The majestic Mount Otemanu overhangs the lagoon, completing this magnificent picture with its shades of brown. The scenery is wonderful. Close to paradise, it is a real pleasure for the eyes. In this magical atmosphere, it is time to share a romantic moment together.

Gorgeous Beaches

The public Matira beach in Bora Bora, French Polynesia

This unique setting has many beaches with fine white sand. Most of them are located off the motus of the big hotels of Bora Bora. You will find the most beautiful ones at the St. Regis and the Four Seasons. Perfectly appointed, they offer a breathtaking view of the main island and its mountains. The one at the Hilton opens up to the lagoon and the infinite Pacific Ocean.

The only public beach is in Matira. And what a beach! Two kilometers long, it is a place of pleasure, leisure and beautiful romantic walks. The sand is soft and everything is available for dining, activities and of course relaxation. In the distance, overwater bungalows extend into the Bora Bora lagoon, adding a picturesque and romantic touch.

Aquatic Life in the Lagoon of Bora Bora

Eagle rays in the lagoon of Bora Bora

Below the water’s surface, explore a second dream setting. The seabed offers a stunning view of several coral gardens and ever-changing aquatic life. Tropical fish, surgeonfish or butterflies, sometimes swirl just a few meters from the shore. Sharks are never far away, but the main species is the black tip shark, harmless and often shy.

Undoubtedly, the star of the Bora Bora lagoon is the stingray. Several species live together, including the impressive manta rays. The translucent waters guarantee excellent visibility so that you don’t miss anything of the show. Whether snorkeling or scuba diving, the observation of the aquatic fauna is easy and open to all.

Activities in the Bora Bora Lagoon

Swimming in Warm Waters

The most beautiful lagoon in the world in Bora Bora

The best time to visit Bora Bora is between June and September. In the middle of the dry season, the air is less humid while temperatures are between 27 and 29°C. The water temperatures are exquisitely warm, remaining constant at 27°C.

The contemplative relaxation in the shade of a palm tree or a parasol is extraordinary. Swimming in the lagoon is a real pleasure. Young and old will appreciate these carefree moments, as much as couples on their honeymoon. The adventure is also lived on the turquoise waters with a kit paddle or a jet propeller for snorkeling!

A Tour on Bora Bora’s Lagoon

Journée en bateau lors d'une excursion à Bora Bora

After swimming, explore the lagoon and its motus. Aboard a shuttle bus, you will go in group on the turquoise waters. In front of you, landscapes with changing colors and perspectives are grandiose. It is common for the boat to go beyond the reef to the ocean. The view becomes panoramic and unforgettable.

The experience of an organized tour is not just about contemplation. You will visit the coral gardens, visible by snorkeling, and share a convivial moment during the Polynesian lunch buffet. This day trip is definitely a must in Bora Bora.

Underwater Adventures

Jardin de corail à Bora Bora

Diving in Bora Bora takes you to the heart of aquatic activity. Fauna and flora will no longer hold any secrets for you. The romantic island has the advantage of a lagoon that is not very rough, without violent currents. It is therefore the right time to take your first dive and discover the natural treasures of the lagoon.

Non-divers can also dive! The underwater scooter is an amazing machine accessible to all. Without snorkel or mask, you can visit the wonderful lagoon at your ease. You can even share your scooter with your partner for a unique and intimate moment. This exceptional activity is unique and only on Bora Bora.

Discover the Lagoon of Bora Bora

The whole world envies and dreams of Bora Bora. Its lagoon is not only of indescribable beauty. It is also and above all the place of the most beautiful excursions and the best activities on the island. The mountains are not to be outdone: hiking in Bora Bora also offers some very nice routes. Contact us to organize your activities in French Polynesia!