Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort
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... layover experience. Time to board for Honolulu. OK they called our row number. Time to show boarding pass and passport. Passport - no problem. Boarding pass - RED LIGHT AND BUZZER ALARMS. Dude comes over and pulls us out of line and takes our tickets and passports and tells us to wait. All other passengers go past and board plane. ALL other passengers. We wait for 10-15 minutes expecting them to roll the staircase away. ...
"I looked up and I saw the outline of the island (Bora Bora). And I knew right away that there was the place I'd been looking for all of my life . . ." - W. Somerset Maugham Another day waking up in a fantasy. Beautiful morning. Beautiful weather. Beautiful companionship. Another breakfast of champions. Then wondering through the grounds - exploring unbeaten paths. Found a hidden lagoon and tidal pools that connected the outer Motos & reefs to the open ...
... decent and filled our hunger. But the view was well worth it.
After lunch we stumbled back to the room where we spent the rest of the day on the patio in and out of naps trying to catch up from yesterday.
After watching "Couples Retreat" - (Jason Bateman, Vince Vaughn movie that was filmed here that plays on a loop on its own channel) we took a night stroll through the grounds.
... they had to do it over, so they let others' dishes sit there. By the time mine was ready and they served us all our dinners, others' dishes were cold. Bad handling. The waiter should have asked us if we wanted to serve the other dinners first, or re-do the others' dishes. So it turned out the dinner was not too enjoyable.
Tonight's show was called "Under the Big Top". We watched it for a while. ...
... 8217; just next to the quay but we had no idea what.
The tourist information centre told us a ‘truck’ travelled to and from Matira Beach for CFP1000 (or USD5) per person each way. So we jumped in the 'truck' (a landrover with seats down each side of a covered tray back) and went to the beach. We’d forgotten swimmers or beach towels (we had our sports towels) so Al went in wearing his undies. At least I was wearing boardies. ...