6 nights Intercontinental Bora Bora Resort and Thalasso Spa in an Overwater Bungalow
Complimentary water sports equipment (non-motorized) (snorkeling, kayaks, canoes, stand-up paddle boards)
Traditional Farewell Shell Lei
Polynesian Dinner Show
Swimming with Sharks and Rays
Coral Garden Snorkel Safari
4WD land tour
Guided jet ski lagoon tour
Destinations: Bora Bora
No. of days: 7 days
Bora Bora is one of the few places on earth that everyone hopes to witness in their lifetime and once you see it, it will forever change you. Spend six nights at the luxurious InterContinental Bora Bora Resort and Thalasso Spa in an over water bungalow where you can step off the deck right into the warm waters of the stunning lagoon. Spend your leisure days relaxing, enjoying swimming, stand up paddle boards, kayaking or at the tranquil award winning Thalasso Spa. Why not include a bit of adventure with your romantic tropical island stay? Can you imagine swimming with gentle, harmless black tipped sharks and encountering stingrays and snorkeling at the famous coral gardens of Bora Bora? Discover the history of Bora Bora as you adventure through the lush vegetation on a 4WD tour before heading off on a guided jet ski tour in the pristine clear, blue waters of the Bora Bora lagoon. A week in paradise is prefect for a full mind and body rejuvenation.
DAY BY DAY:
Day 1: Arrive into Papeete International Airport and transfer to your accommodation at Intercontinental Bora Bora Resort & Thalasso Spa. The InterContinental Resort & Thalasso Spa Hotel features luxury over-water villas where you can step off your deck into the warm embrace of a tranquil lagoon. Enjoying everything from scuba diving to sunset cruises on the surrounding reefs, with an exclusive beach and an award-winning spa to restore your mind, body and soul. (6 nights InterContinental Resort and Thalasso Spa, Bora Bora)
Day 2: Today you are swimming with sharks and snorkeling. This 2.5 hr group tour features three stops. Encountering the stingrays, swimming with the sharks, and snorkeling at the famous coral gardens of Bora Bora. The Shark and Ray, Coral Garden Snorkel Safari is the best activity and a must do excursion. Swimming with the sharks in a pristine lagoon is truly an unforgettable experience. Experiencing the gentle, harmless masters of the ocean up close will forever change the way you think about sharks.
Day 3: You have the day at leisure today and this evening enjoy a Polynesian Dinner Show. Join in the fun on Monday and Friday nights at our theme dinners. We serve up a delectable buffet of international and Polynesian dishes, while a talented team of local performers puts on a Tahitian cultural show, featuring traditional song and dance. Theme nights are subject to change depending on occupancy and weather.
Day 4: You have the day at leisure today. Relax or hit the beach using the complimentary snorkels, kayaks, canoes and stand-up paddle boards. Perhaps a relaxing Treatment at the Deep Ocean Spa. It is the first thalassotherapy (seawater therapy) center in the South Pacific.
Day 5: Today you will discover the history of Bora Bora and all its magical sites. Adventure through the lush vegetation of Bora Bora in a comfortable 4 X4 vehicle. Lunch is included. You’ll break for lunch around noontime for a meal at the famous Bloody Mary’s restaurant. The day continues with a 2 hour guided group jet ski tour. Following your guide, you will circle the island, riding through the pristine clear, blue waters that have made Bora Bora famous. The tour is for all levels or riders, beginner through advanced. It will be an afternoon of adrenaline, thrills and fun.
Day 6: You have the day at leisure today. Relax or hit the beach using the complimentary snorkels, kayaks, canoes and stand-up paddle boards. Perhaps a relaxing Treatment at the Deep Ocean Spa. It is the first thalassotherapy (seawater therapy) center in the South Pacific.
Day 7: Today you will transfer back to the Papeete International Airport for your flight home.
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