Travel Blogs from Uturoa
Big sail from Tahaa Island today. Survived the crossing to Huahine Island without feeling seasick, which is a first. Mind you eyes on the horizon all the way. The water going across was so dark almost dark dark purple and very deep. A 3 hour sail. Then sailed down the south western side along the lagoon which had amazing colours all the way. ...
... finally cleared up a tiny bit and a glimpse of sun made me happy like birthday and Christmas eve at the same time! I took the chance immediately for a trip around the lagoon with some breathtaking, but scary snorkelling with sting-rays and sharks as well as a picnic on a motu. This one day made up for all the other rainy days and probably the whole journey to French Polynesia. Hope to see you again. In the dry season ...
... the airstrip. On arrival we found out that we had been upgraded to one of the best villas. The Intercontinental Thalasso Spa hotel is built into the lagoon in the shape of two horseshoes. Each hut has a spacious living room, a bedroom with a large picture window at the end of the bed, and a bathroom with a 'bath with a view'. We have our own private veranda with chairs, table and loungers, and a pontoon with a ladder straight into the lagoon. The living ...
... basking in the shallow waters and encountering
the sting rays and sharks.
I'm glad we found a way to experience the best of paradise – the
Bora-Bora of my dreams!
Two thumbs up for La Plage.
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... there was unforgettable for many reasons. We had enough time to cover every inch of metalled road on the small island which is as unspoilt and as beautiful as you could wish for. There are soaring, densely forested peaks on one side of the main coast road and a calm turquoise lagoon dotted with tiny motu or sandy, palm-filled islets on the other.
It is so quiet and relaxed that children play and dogs sleep in the middle of the ...