Bora Bora, Society Islands Overview
Bora Bora is an island in the Leeward group of the Society Islands of French Polynesia, an overseas collectivity of France in the Pacific Ocean. The island, located about 230 kilometres (143 miles) northwest of Papeete, is surrounded by a lagoon and a barrier reef. In the centre of the island are the remnants of an extinct volcano rising to two peaks, Mount Pahia and Mount Otemanu, the highest point at 727 metres (2,385 feet).
Bora Bora is a major international tourist destination, famous for its aqua-centric luxury resorts. The major settlement, Vaitape, is on the western side of the main island, opposite the main channel into the lagoon. Produce of the island is mostly limited to what can be obtained from the sea and the plentiful coconut trees, which were historically of economic importance for copra. According to a 2008 census, Bora Bora has a permanent population of 8,880.
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Video highlights of our cruise aboard the m/s Paul Gauguin in French Polynesia's Society Islands. We cruised Tahiti, Moorea, Bora Bora, Taha'a, and Huahine.
Islands of Taha'a and Bora Bora
2 jewels in the crown of French Polynesia's Society Islands, discover with the Hilton Bora Bora Nui and Le Taha'a Private Island have that has attracted the Kardashians, The Bachelorette and countless other celebrities
French Polynesia, Society islands
This group of islands, part of the archipelago of "Society" is composed of five high islands, all very different from one another. Huahine, peaceful and wild, the sacred Raiatea where you can find the "marae taputapuatea" the biggest and most ancient "marae" of French Polynesia, Tahaa, with it's translucent and turquoise lagoon, Bora Bora, the Pearl of the Pacific, and Maupiti, the most remote with it's sandy white beaches.
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Bora Bora Travel Pictures, Bora Bora Pics, Bora Bora Pictures Bora Bora is perhaps the closest we'll get to Heaven on Earth. Located about 260 kilometers (160 miles) northwest of Tahiti, Bora Bora is part of the Society Islands of French Polynesia, an overseas territory of France claimed in 1843.
Travel Guide to Bora Bora
http://bestflights.co.za/pacific/bora-bora - Visit for more information on Bora Bora Bora Bora is an island in the Society Islands of French Polynesia. The island's name was translated from the Tahitian name of "pora pora", which can be translated as "First Born". As a very popular tourism and holiday destination, a volcano created the island.
Sofitel Bora Bora Private Island
Be prepared - the first glimpse of Bora Bora is love at first sight. Sailors, poets, adventurers, honeymooners, and other romantics have claimed this little island as their own...and so will you. Bora Bora lies 259 kms northwest of Tahiti in the Leeward Society Islands.