Sofitel Bora Bora Marara Beach Resort
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... would be sitting on our phones, laptops or anything that involved electricity however this hotel was natural, having no traces of electricity and we had no care in the world or any urge to check our Facebook.
We set out for the water grabbing the scuba gear we packed. The very moment your body hits the water it felt like heaven crashed on earth! We scuba dived for over 5 hours and we were still ...
... Tahitian word for “hello”…we were instantly welcomed by the Four Seasons staff and garlanded with heavenly scented frangipani.
The luggage happily made it (always a relief) and was carried off and to us by hand!
Our private boat awaited us and four staff attending to our every possible need, escorted us across the water to the resort, the 15 mins passing all too quickly.
It is virtually impossible ...
... to the ship. But at that point, nobody really cared if the ship left without us.
As our ship left the lagoon, four large humpback whales and about a dozen smaller whales which the on-board naturalist couldn’t immediately identify, swam alongside the ship. We couldn’t have had a more perfect end to our visit to French Polynesia.
Annette & Peter
What do you do with a sick boat?
Take it to the doc.
... wonderful weeks in Bora Bora where we experienced the pleasure of diving into crystal clear aqua/blue water, about 7 ft deep off the back of our boat, with only pure white sand below us.
We swam with man-eating sharks (not really) and stingrays at a place called the Lagoonarium where they are all enclosed so that you can swim with them, and we also did a snorkel with the Mantarays at another location, their wing-span being about 8-10ft ...
... surprised us with their delicious Teriyaki with rice 'leftovers'. A quick tour around proofed what we were told: the camping is very 'rustique' as they say in french... And after confirming e did not need any more power, the generator went off and there we were: at the beach with full moon with our tent under the stars and the view of Bora Bora's famous mountain - right in front of us. bonne nuit! Early sunrise wakes you up - it is just getting hot so early in ...