Opoa Beach Hotel
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... kitchen cooking when we got there. Shaq told us to go for a wander and come back in 30 minutes. So we did.
Lunch was delicious. Yet another variation of raw fish salad, steak, chicken, other salads, fresh fruits, fresh coconut, coconut bread, a delicious pandan ‘dessert’, soft drink, beer. The bowls, and our plates, were woven out of palm leaves. We sat down at a table in the water and fed the fish our left overs, not that there were ...
... that was
ruined by a cyclone in 2010. With perfect white sand beaches and
turquoise water, those over the water bungalows, were a visual
feast that dazzled our eyes. As we sailed around the island on our
trimaran, we saw multi-colored lagoons, surrounded by palm-covered
Motus inside a protective necklace of coral. The lagoon is three
times the size of the land mass and offers an amazing range of
different hue's of blue and ...
... because we took the wrong tender. Although we were only 5 minutes late, everyone else had taken the first tender and we had missed that one and had to wait for the next one.
Via a motorized outrigger canoe, we were taken through Maroe Bay and around the island. There was a honeymooning couple on the boat and from it's a small world department, he graduated from UCLA and she grew up in Bakersfield, which is about 30 miles from where I grew up! Our first snorkeling stop was ...
... scuba diver, officially. We have our last big dive this afternoon doing the rest of our skills. So-cool. Saw/dove with sting rays on my very first dive. Mom and Dad, I didn't freak out! (much) It was unbelievable.
I have a bit of sun poisioning but it's all good! It doesn't hurt or anything, getting it taken care of as we speak.
The people ...
... night my face, hands and knees started to swell and I knew for sure this was not good. In the morning I barely could see since my eyes were swollen so I went to the reception and tried to explain what happened and asked the Pension manager to take me to the doctor...which was fun. I really thought this was the end of my trip and I didn't even visited Bora Bora...my dream destination #1. The waiting room ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking