Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... the French who annexed the island as a colony.
The natives are quite striking tall and many are covered with body art (tattoos). The languages are French and Tahitian although many seem to speak a pigeon French when talking to each other. Many speak no English, but they are very friendly and try to be helpful. There is no public transportation on the island and very few cars. the natives drive like crazy ...
... red wine platter for sunset instead of heading down to the restaurant precinct. On arriving the room service staff set up a beautiful table and the wine was a Chateau Margaux 2009, excuse us. It was a very pleasant way to while away the last light of the day and the last night of our holiday on Bora Bora.
Hint - room service meals are well worth the money figuratively speaking, not so sure about the massage though.
... It didn't take long to get used to the snorkelling gear as we swam among schools of fish and began diving down to visit the clown fish and clams. Suddenly a large maori wrasse measuring roughly two and a half feet appeared and swam along side of us for a few minutes before disappearing behind a rock. We did a complete lap of the island and hopped out back from where we started.
Heading back to our villa we hitched a ride on one of the ...
... haven’t come across anyone like that, I think because I am a tourist and they want my money, but just knowing that the locals treat each other in that way makes me look at this place differently.
Also those Folkloric shows we have are great, but we have to clear out our entire dressing room each time before they arrive because they are known to steal our things.
It was so nice talking to this man though ...
... up. We communicated (unsuccessfully) about who and for what he was picking up for. (I didn't bring any of my emails that I booked this through with me that had the contacts names in it). Regardless, he seemed pretty convincing so we hopped on. He took us to 2 other hotels and picked up 3-4 other couples. Then we headed across the lagoon to some "headquarters". It then became apparent that we had gotten on the wrong boat. No worries. We played along, told ...