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TravelPod Member ReviewsTaaroa Lodge Papeete
as title, acceptable price (everything in Tahiti is so expensive!!). the host is very nice and helpful. they have a beach behind, kayaking equipment are free to use. very nice!!!!
the only problem is there are lots of mosquitoes!!! get your repellent and cream to sooth the itchiness
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... 84 we took the short 35 minute flight to Bora Bora. The main island rises from the centre of a lagoon that is circled by coral reef, quite spectacular from the sky as well as from the boat you take on arrival at the airport (to one of the 12 or so hotels). Our hotel, the MaiTai, is in the south east corner of the island and we had a bungalow right on the beach. This is a couples paradise and it is unsurprising that it is a prime ...
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... br> “We can't peek inside, there's action!” our guide Ziki
exclaimed while we all broke into hysterical laughter.
When we got into the shallow part of the clear water, we all felt
so excited as we saw the many manta rays that started to appear out
of nowhere followed by black tipped sharks.
Our group let out a cheer as we clambered down to the chest -high
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Wow!” I exclaimed as ...